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Customer Travel Tips for Playa del Carmen

83% Avg. city rating Rated by 298 customers

Activities / excursions 89%

Restaurants / eating out 88%

Shopping 84%

Chilling out / relaxing 86%

Getting around / public transport 86%

Sightseeing 80%

Culture 72%

Nightlife / partying 91%

Value for money 75%

Customer Travel Tips for Playa del Carmen

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


16 Nov 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: Buena energía

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
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  • Shopping - 100%
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04 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Mamitas beach definitely.

Liked: Everything

Disliked: No

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
69% Avg. rating


08 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: If you go here to relax on the beach and shop maybe go to Cozumel it is perfect.

Liked: The beach and the shopping opportunities.

Disliked: Too many tourists.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


19 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Cenotes

Liked: Really practical position to get around

Disliked: Not really a lot to see in the city itself

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


20 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Todos

Liked: Todo estuve bien

Disliked: Un poco caro

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
58% Avg. rating


16 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Go somewhere else

Liked: The beach

Disliked: Sooooooo touristy, so commercialized, felt like I was at a mall on the beach.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


15 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Collectivo to Tulum.

Liked: Perfect hub between Cozumel and Tulum for dive trip.

Disliked: Its a tourist city

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


11 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Relax

Liked: Nice beach

Disliked: Too hot

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


02 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Do your homework to get better deals.

Liked: Lots of fun activities close by. Less crowded than cancun and closer to water parks.

Disliked: It's starting to get over developed. Progress tends to ruin some of the its charms. I noticed that larger companies are taking over 5 ave. for example Starbucks I came to get away from things that are offered were I live. I would rather experience the local coffee shop.

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


13 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: explore the neighborhoods. 5th avenue is overpriced and overrated for a true cultural yucatan experience

Liked: beach, culture, weather, laid back

Disliked: construction

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
76% Avg. rating


03 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Avoid Fifth Avenue.

Liked: Away from Cancun craziness. Room and food better value.

Disliked: Hustlers on Fifth Avenue to buy junk souvenirs. Not Playa's fault but beaches and water covered in smelly seaweed because of seasonal storm.

60% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


25 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Ferry to konzumel

Liked: Food

Disliked: Beach

100% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
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100% Avg. rating


02 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Relax and have fun!

Liked: Very fun place to visit. Lots to see and do, the cenotes and the beach are close by for a swim and the nightlife is awesome!

Disliked: No dislikes.

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
73% Avg. rating


01 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: It is easy to get to the city by bus from the airport.

Liked: Beautiful beaches

Disliked: Nothing

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


22 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy

Liked: Location between Cancun and Tulum

Disliked: No

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


11 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: To follow trip advisor

Liked: Beaches and admosphere

Disliked: Well it is a bit complicate to find good restaurants, but always with trip advisor we resolved the problem.

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
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100% Avg. rating


06 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: That is really good place to visit and have fun

Liked: Excellent

Disliked: Everything was ok

56% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
56% Avg. rating


16 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Skip it.

Liked: We found some authentic food off the main strip. Awesome artwork around town. Historic.

Disliked: Too loud and dirty. Very Americanized. Too expensive for a city in Mexico. Beaches were dirty, too.

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


02 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: None

Liked: We are older travellers just having a rest before travelling around the rest of the Yucatan. So not really interested in most of the above.

Disliked: It is just the usual tourist resort.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


24 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Take public transport to see the ruins to Coba, Tulum and to snorkel with the turtles. It's easy and cheap!

Liked: Easy to get to many local attractions

Disliked: The beach was majorly over crowded.

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83% Avg. city rating Rated by 298 customers

Activities / excursions 89%

Restaurants / eating out 88%

Shopping 84%

Chilling out / relaxing 86%

Getting around / public transport 86%

Sightseeing 80%

Culture 72%

Nightlife / partying 91%

Value for money 75%

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