Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen (Spanish pronunciation: [‘plaʝa ðel ‘karmen]) is a city located along the Caribbean Sea in the municipality of Solidaridad, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Part of the Riviera Maya this is a popular tourist area in eastern Mexico. Playa del Carmen features a wide array of tourist activities due to its geographical location. It has also been the site of PGA Tour golf tournaments and the filming location of television shows including the Amazing Race.

 Playa del Carmen Beach

Originally a fishing town, tourism in  Playa del Carmen began with the advent of passenger ferries to Cozumel, an island across the Cozumel Channel and a world-famous scuba destination.

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