Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, right on the Mayan Riviera, is just 68 kilometers away from Cancun. This is the region's largest city and one of the fastest-growing tourist hubs around. Its see-through waters and powder-thick sands, plus the nearby vegetation, combine to offer a gift of nature. Its pier doubles as a wharf for departing boats and ferries carrying tourists aboard. Different options at very affordable prices make lodging hassle-free in Playa del Carmen. You could make your pick from an array of colossal to modest hotel resorts. Some of them jut out for their elegance while others stand out for their refined architecture. But they all have one thing in common: they bend over backwards to serve you well. A brisk, colorful city where you'll find museums, shopping malls, movie theaters, handicraft sales and outdoors exhibits. By just sauntering down its streets you'll surely find what you're looking for. A little bi farther into the outskirts of the city, you'll make out the one-and-only Aviario Xamán-Há, containing over 200 species. Restaurants that please everyone with traditional dishes from local and international cuisine are close at hand. You'll feel the pleasure of tasting the region's incomparable seasoning in a motley and refined ambiance. At night, entertainment goes to discos, bars and nightclubs. Just pick a place to have a good time and others will make good on that choice of yours.



One of the shopping streets in Phillipsburg is known as Little Switzerland.