Playa del Carmen Travel Tips
Vacation Rentals by Owner in Playa del Carmen
If you’re dreaming of a Mexico vacation, start making plans to get away to the white sand beaches, ocean breeze and sunshine at Playa del Carmen condos and villas. VRBO vacation rental owners offer an amazing selection of Playa del Carmen lodging on the beach and perfect for your romantic beach vacation, your family reunion or wedding. Choose from Playa del Carmen resort condominiums, beach villas or sea front vacation houses that provide you and your travel group with full kitchens, beach access, swimming pools and accessibility to a wide variety of activities, tours and entertainment, plus far more space and comfort for relaxing together than you get at Playa del Carmen hotels. Playa del Carmen is a great destination with or without the kids - find the perfect Playa del Carmen beach house, and start making your dreams a reality.
Things to Do Near Playa del Carmen Vacation Homes
Vacation in Playa del Carmen for the beautiful beaches and warm weather, and you’ll find lots of ways to enjoy the sun and water. There are many dive shops near Playa del Carmen vacation houses, offering a variety of dives and instruction for all levels. Arrange for deep sea fishing with one of the many fishing operators in Playa del Carmen and experience world-class sea fishing. Go snorkeling, sailing or rent wave runners for fun out in and on the Caribbean. On land, play the challenging 18-hole golf course near Playa del Carmen villas and apartments; explore the history of the Yucatan at the many Mayan ruins sites or the geography of the peninsula by touring the many caves and cenotes. The islands and attractions near Playa del Carmen vacation homes are also a great day trip option: roam Cozumel or go horseback riding, snorkeling and inner tubing at one of the eco parks on the Riviera Maya. Play, relax or both - you won’t run out of fun ways to enjoy your time on vacation in Playa del Carmen.
Restaurants and Shopping near Playa del Carmen Luxury Vacation Rentals
Playa del Carmen condos and beach houses are within walking distance of many options for satisfying your hunger or thirst. Stroll pedestrian-friendly 5th Avenue, known locally as La Quinta, and find a variety of world cuisine and fresh seafood at sidewalk cafés, and enjoy a meal with plenty of people watching. La Quinta is also home to a variety of bars for a tropical thirst quencher or a night out with live entertainment and dancing, and Playa del Carmen homes and resorts are close to it all. Go inland a few blocks and discover great local restaurants featuring authentic Mexican food and a non-touristy atmosphere. Enjoy the laid back atmosphere and delicious food selection dining in Playa del Carmen.
La Quinta (5th Avenue) near Playa del Carmen vacation rentals is also home to many boutiques, clothing and souvenir shops. Find gifts and treasures among the handicrafts, silver jewelry, clothes and much more. Take a bus or taxi to Puerto Aventuras, about 20 minutes south of Playa del Carmen lodging, and enjoy the marina’s shops and restaurants. Or head north from your Playa del Carmen beach rental to Cancun for a variety of shops and malls, or to visit the market, Mercado 28, to barter great deals on Mexican handicrafts. Your Playa del Carmen condominium or villa rental will have plenty of space to store your shopping treasures.
Travel To and Around Playa del Carmen Lodging
Cancun International Airport is about 45 minutes from Playa del Carmen resorts and rentals, or fly into Cozumel and take the hourly ferry to Playa del Carmen. Busses and taxis are plentiful and easy to take to your condo in Playa del Carmen, or arrange for a private transfer service to whisk you from the airport to your Playa beach house. Rental cars are available at Cancun airport or in Playa del Carmen, but be sure to do your homework to learn about driving safely in the Mayan Riviera - websites and travel guides can give you pointers about the quirky traffic, road rules and common-sense guidelines. Playa del Carmen is small enough, that you’ll be able to walk almost everywhere from your beach house rental, and taxis are inexpensive and an easy way to get around the area.
Best Times to Book Playa del Carmen Vacation Rentals
Most Playa del Carmen beach rental houses and condos are available year round for your vacation to the Mayan Riviera any time of year. Winter and spring are the high season and have ideal temperatures for a warm weather getaway to the beach, and Christmas break and spring break are popular times to visit Playa del Carmen. Summers are hot and tropical and fall can bring rain and get cooler, especially at night, and both are great times to find good deals on vacation in Playa del Carmen. Plan your beach vacation and choose the Playa del Carmen beach house or resort condo that suits you and your group perfectly right here on VRBO.