All you need to know about Playa del Carmen

Who are we? Why are we doing this?

We are a team of writers who live and love Playa del Carmen. Sadly, Yellow Journalism is rampant today. “If it bleeds, it leads” as the old saying goes. 

We do not believe that the random bad news story represents our beautiful area. In fact, we know that there is MUCH more good here than people know about.

On these pages you will find what is really happening here, written by locals, for locals. If you are not a local (or just hope to be one, one day) don’t worry, you are welcome here too. In fact, you just found Playa’s best kept secret…

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Playa del Carmen beach

Where is Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen is a city located on the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo, on the Yucatan Peninsula in southeastern Mexico. It is situated just south of Cancun and is a popular tourist destination known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant nightlife. The city is located about 35 miles south of Cancun International Airport and is easily accessible by car or bus. Playa del Carmen is known for its crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches, making it a popular spot for swimming, snorkeling, and other water activities. It is also home to a number of restaurants, bars, and shops, and is a great place to experience the rich culture of Mexico.

Playa del Carmen - Mexico


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