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The area between Puerto Morelos and Playacar offers something for every type of traveler. From luxury to budget to child friendly, there is a place for you.

Good for
  • Friends
  • Couples
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Beach Goer
  • Luxury Traveller
  • Thrifty Traveller

7 Places

3 City Tips

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7 Places

Occidental at Xcaret Destination

Hotels

Hilton Playa del Carmen, an All-Inclusive Adult Only Resort

Hotels

Excellence Riviera Cancun

Hotels

Quinta Avenida

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Tulum Archaeological Site

Ancient Ruins

Ocean Maya Royale

Hotels

Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun

Hotels

dogwriter's City Tips

  • Spend some time talking to the locals. Everyone has a story that deserves to be heard.
  • Try to use at least a little Spanish. Hola, and gracias go a long way.
  • Most all-inclusives include gratuities but please tip generously.
  • Occidental at Xcaret Destination
    Hotels
    dogwriter Says:

    Nature abounds here. While the beach is small and different, the wildlife is amazing.You are in the middle of a tropical jungle

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Avoid pitches for ownership in vacation Club.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #92 of 248 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
    • My birthday vacation 13/12/2019
    • November Birthday Trip 12/12/2019
    • Occidental at Xcaret Destination
    Address:
    Carretera Federal Chetumal Puerto Juarez Km. 282
    Solidaridad
    Playa del Carmen 77710
    Mexico
    Phone:
    011 34 971 08 14 57
    Other:
  • Hilton Playa del Carmen, an All-Inclusive Adult Only Resort
    Hotels
    dogwriter Says:

    Luxury in the heart of Playa del Carmen. Great food and steps from Fifth Avenue shopping.

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Shopping Fanatic
    Tips
    • Men, bring long pants for indoor dining.
    From the community
    Ranked #38 of 248 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great to be back 'home' again! 13/12/2019
    • Tropical paradise in December. 13/12/2019
    • Hilton Playa del Carmen, an All-Inclusive Adult Only Resort
    Address:
    Avenida Constituyentes 2
    Centro, Gonzalo Guerrero
    Playa del Carmen 77710
    Mexico
    Phone:
    +1 855-605-0316
    Other:
  • Excellence Riviera Cancun
    Hotels
    dogwriter Says:

    Our favorite resort in the area. Excellence Club or regular room, you will be amazed at the service and the quality.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Beach Goer
    • Luxury Traveller
    Tips
    • Small and easy to get around. Amazing service and great food. We love the Excellence Club.
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 36 Hotels in Puerto Morelos
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Absolutely EXCELENTE 13/12/2019
    • Anniversary 12/12/2019
    • Excellence Riviera Cancun
    Address:
    Carretera Federal 307 Chetumal-Puerto Juarez KM 324 -342
    Manzana 7, Lote 1, S.M. 11
    Puerto Morelos 77580
    Mexico
    Phone:
    011 52 55 4160 7917
    Other:
  • Quinta Avenida
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
    dogwriter Says:

    Everyone must visit this famous shopping avenue at least once.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • Bargain if you can.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 77 things to do in Playa del Carmen
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Colourful street 12/12/2019
    • Fabulous area! Great restaurants, bars, shops, etc 10/12/2019
    • Quinta Avenida
    Phone:
    +52 33 3584 7382
    Other:
  • Tulum Archaeological Site
    Ancient Ruins
    See more photos
    dogwriter Says:

    Amazing look back in time to the venerable Mayan genius.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Go early in the day.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 62 things to do in Tulum
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Visit to Tulum 13/12/2019
    • Amazing 13/12/2019
    • Tulum Archaeological Site
    Address:
    Carretera Federal, Cancun - Chetumal Km 230, 307
    Tulum 77780
    Mexico
    Price range:
    US$60 - US$60
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Ocean Maya Royale
    Hotels
    dogwriter Says:

    Now adults only. Good service and friendly staff. Great play ground for grown-ups.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Club level ups your perks.
    From the community
    Ranked #37 of 248 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Vacation 12/12/2019
    • Good but not 5 stars! 12/12/2019
    • Ocean Maya Royale
    Address:
    Carretera Federal Chetumal, km. 299
    Playa del Carmen 77710
    Mexico
    Phone:
    011 52 55 4165 2590
    Other:
  • Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun
    Hotels
    dogwriter Says:

    A wonderful place for couples or families. Preferred Club or regular booking will match your budget.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Beach Goer
    • Family
    Tips
    • No wristbands or reservations.
    From the community
    Ranked #9 of 36 Hotels in Puerto Morelos
    • Beautiful Beach! 12/12/2019
    • Bad behavior beautiful location 11/12/2019
    • Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun
    Address:
    Super Manzana 11 Manzana 9 Lote 10
    Puerto Morelos 77580
    Mexico
    Phone:
    011 52 1 844 283 0359
    Other:
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