Playa del Carmen is a coastal resort town in Mexico, along the Yucatán Peninsula’s Riviera Maya strip of Caribbean shoreline. In the state of Quintana Roo, it’s known for its palm-lined beaches and coral reefs. Its Quinta Avenida pedestrian thoroughfare runs parallel to the beach, with blocks of shops, restaurants and nightspots ranging from laid-back bars to dance clubs.
The foundation of Playa del Carmen was due to a company colonizing chiclera of the east coast of Yucatán, in 1908 obtained from the government of Porfirio Diaz the concession to explore the forest resources.
Until the mid-1980s, Playa del Carmen was a small town with less than 1,500 inhabitants, although in the last two decades it has been transformed notoriously to the growth of tourism.
The famous Fifth Avenue is the street most visited by domestic and foreign tourists. It is about 4 kilometers long, from Calle 1 to Calle 40. It is a very safe and busy pedestrian street, especially in the evenings. Most of the trade is concentrated here, from craft and souvenir shops, to restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. From Constituyentes Avenue, the locals have called, in an unofficial way, the Fifth Avenue like in NYC; As it is the new and bohemian part of this important tourist destination.
- Reef Diving
- Adventure Diving
- Night Diving
- Cavern Diving
- Diving at Marine Park Punta Cancun
- Snorkeling at Marine Park Punta Cancun
- Whale Shark Snorkeling Encounter
- Sailfish Swimming and Snorkeling
- Contoy Island Tour
- Boca Iglesia Adventure Boat Tour
- Sport Fishing Trips
- Private boats
- Bikes Tour
- Golf Car Tour