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.
Playa del Carmen is known as one of Mexico's most expensive destinations, but it is possible to have a great time in Playa on a budget. Admittedly, we did have to dig pretty deep in the four months we spent in Playa to find free activities. That said, our list of free things to do in Playa del Carmen should keep you busy, even if you don’t have much cash to spend.