Top Ten Things to Do in Playa del Carmen, Mexico: It's a bit like Cancun, and if it had a laid back European vibe. Playa is attracting an ever increasing swarm of tourists but Playa del Carmen is certainly worth visiting for its beaches, the warm blue-green water, the weather, and the nightlife. Here is our list of Top Ten things to do in Playa del Carmen. Image cc: KoiQuestion Cenote-Ik-Kil-Mexico-Late-afternoon-viewcc 2.0 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/koiquest10/9696492595) text added.
Side Trips from Playa Del Carmen Mexico. If you need more than the beach sand and sun, add a day swimming with the turtles, discovering ancient ruins or finding an underground river.