While everyone is anticipating the completion of the Maya Train project, there are some amazing places to visit along the sections of the train that are already operating.
Travelers have already been enjoying the opportunity to visit places like Merida, Valladolid, and Chichen Itza since December.
Now, Cancun tourists will be able to take the new Maya Train to the mega-popular beach destination of Playa del Carmen in just one month too.
The Inauguration Of The Playa Del Carmen Maya Train Route
While it was supposed to be the rest of the Maya Train that would be inaugurated in February, only one out of the three remaining sections will be open by that February 29 date now.
That section is the one that runs from Cancun to Playa del Carmen.
After that date, tourists will be able to make the short journey by train to this amazing beach destination.
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Playa Del Carmen’s Location
Playa del Carmen is only roughly an hour south of Cancun.
It may be even faster to get there on the Maya Train, as it travels at speeds of nearly 100 miles per hour.
The location of Playa del Carmen makes it the perfect destination to visit if you want to take a little break away from Cancun during your vacation.
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The Destination’s Amazing Beaches
The number one reason Playa del Carmen is so popular is its amazing beaches.
Like in any other Mexican Caribbean destination, Playa del Carmen’s beaches are characterized by crystal clear aquamarine water and soft white sand.
The difference is they aren’t quite as packed as beaches in super popular destinations like Cancun.
The most popular beaches in Playa del Carmen are Mamitas Beach, Playa Fundadores, and Calle 10 Beach.
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Best Beach Clubs In Playa Del Carmen
Beach clubs are popular in the Mexican Caribbean, and that includes Playa del Carmen.
The most renowned beach for beach clubs in the destination is Calle 10 Beach, but you can find beach clubs on pretty much any of the destination’s most popular beaches.
Some of the best beach clubs in Playa del Carmen are Mamitas Beach Club, Lido Beach Club, and Martina Beach Club.
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Other Ways To Enjoy Playa Del Carmen’s Beaches
The calm, clear Mexican Caribbean water in Playa del Carmen is ideal for swimming and underwater activities like snorkeling.
Renting a cabana or beach chair to relax for the day is the perfect way to enjoy Playa del Carmen’s beaches too.
You can also kick back at one of the cantinas or restaurants along the beach and grab a bite, have a drink, and maybe even be treated to some live music.
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3 Amazing Beachfront All-Inclusives In Playa Del Carmen
Since Playa del Carmen is known for its beaches, it only makes sense that it’s the best place to stay for your vacation too.
Most of the best all-inclusives, out of the more than 30 highly-rated properties in Playa del Carmen, are beachfront.
Three amazing beachfront all-inclusives that are popular among tourists, with sample rates for dates in May, are:
- Hotel Xcaret Arte – $1,008/NT
- Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun – $773/NT
- Fairmont Mayakoba – $961/NT
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More Things To Do In Playa Del Carmen
The beaches might be the best thing about Playa del Carmen, but not the only reason to visit.
The destination is also known for its nightlife and the famous tourist area of 5th Avenue.
Visiting the bars and clubs and strolling down this well-known street is the perfect way to end a long day of enjoying Playa del Carmen’s amazing beaches.
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