The Top 10 Beaches in Playa del Carmen: A Local’s Perspective

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Are you planning a trip to Playa del Carmen and wondering which beaches to visit? Look no further! As a local, I have personally visited and experienced the best beaches that Playa del Carmen has to offer. From party hotspots to hidden gems, I’ve got you covered with my top 10 picks for the best beaches in the area.

  1. Mamitas Beach Club – Located in the heart of Playa del Carmen, Mamitas is the perfect spot for a lively beach day. With a beach club atmosphere, you can enjoy the crystal clear water and white sand while sipping on a cocktail from the beachside bar.
  2. Playa del Carmen beach – The main beach of Playa del Carmen is a must-see. It’s a wide beach with clear waters and plenty of space to sunbathe. You’ll also find a variety of activities to do such as jet-skiing and parasailing, and also a lot of beach vendors.
  3. Xpu-Ha Beach – This secluded beach is a bit further away from the main tourist areas, but it’s well worth the trip. The crystal clear water and lush jungle setting make for a truly idyllic beach experience.
  4. Playa Xcacel – This beach is a favorite among locals, and it’s easy to see why. The beach is surrounded by mangroves and is a protected area, making it a great spot for snorkeling.
  5. Playa Xcaret – Another protected area, Playa Xcaret is known for its crystal-clear water and abundance of marine life, making it a popular spot for snorkeling and swimming.
  6. Playa Paraiso – This beach is a bit more secluded and is perfect for those looking for a more peaceful beach experience. The water is crystal clear and the beach is surrounded by lush jungle.
  7. Playa Punta Esmeralda – This beach is a bit further away from the main tourist areas, but it’s well worth the trip. The beach is surrounded by lush jungle, and the crystal-clear water makes for great swimming and snorkeling.
  8. Tulum beach – If you’re looking for a beach that offers a bit of everything, Tulum is the place to go. The beach is surrounded by ancient Mayan ruins, making for a truly unique experience.
  9. Akumal Bay – This beach is known for its crystal clear water and abundance of marine life. It’s a great spot for snorkeling and swimming.
  10. Playa Del Secreto – This beach is a bit more secluded and is perfect for those looking for a more peaceful beach experience. The water is crystal clear and the beach is surrounded by lush jungle.

beaches of playa del carmen

Overall, Playa del Carmen offers a wide range of beaches to suit every type of traveler. Whether you’re looking for a party atmosphere or a secluded paradise, there’s something for everyone. So, pack your sunscreen and head out to explore the beautiful beaches of Playa del Carmen!

Don’t miss our previous post “PROFECO y sus beneficios“.

Eduardo from All About Playa

Eduardo from All About Playa

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