Currently known as the fashion touristic destination in the Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen is located 45 minutes from the Cancun airport. It is the city that is most visited by international tourism as it offers a wide variety of activities that envelop culture, history, diversion, ecotourism and beaches. If you lodge at Senses Quinta Avenida By Artisan you will have a prime location on Fifth Avenue, the heart of Playa del Carmen.
During your stay with us, visit the ecotouristic parks, discover 5th avenue, the history of our culture in the millennial Mayan ruins such as Tulum, sanctuaries and holy cenotes that make this place something wondrous.
The Riviera Maya is defined as a paradise on earth, a site blessed by the charm of exuberant nature and the enigmas of its magical past. Visit the main Mayan cities, now transformed into heritage of humanity.
Our guest attention team will take care of organizing the most exciting trips to incredible places and to natural beauties that will take your breath away. Feel the emotion of visiting and exploring the Mayan ruins, enjoy an ecotouristic trip and feel surrounded by mystical nature that only Quintana Roo can offer you.
Attractions in Playa del Carmen
The small fishing village called Playa del Carmen promotes its charm with visitors from around the world, gaining fame for its European atmosphere where relaxation and adventure are part of its main attractions.
The Playacar resort is located in Playa del Carmen, with modern hotels, a golf course, beautiful beaches and a shopping center. The water sports predominate and among these are: parachuting, jet skiing, snorkeling, diving and skydiving. The reefs off the coast of Playa del Carmen are close to the beach within a visible distance, so you can snorkel just from a short distance, finding the wonders of the Caribbean marine life; diving is much deeper.
Some of the attractions you can visit on your vacation in Playa del Carmen are: Playacar golf courses; in the Playacar complex there is a regional aviary and a mall; 5th Avenue of Playa del Carmen is the most popular Avenue, where most of the bars and restaurants of Playa del Carmen are concentrated, along with Mexican crafts stores, silver jewelry stores, t-shirts, and many items. At night this same avenue will let you feel a very special European atmosphere enjoying live music at many restaurants and cafes; Among the most recommended places to have fun are Mr. Frog's, located next to the Ferries to Cozumel's dock exit.
Activities in Playa del Carmen
Playa del Carmen is a paradise for tourists, because in its natural resources you will find a variety of activities ranging from relaxation to real challenges for reckless sportsmen. The variety of its submarine life is an attraction that amazes experienced divers, as well as its rich flora and fauna ideal for photo safari.
In Playa del Carmen and the surrounding area, the golf loving tourist will find beautiful courses, professional sites that offer all services necessary for their practice, surrounded by the majestic nature, characteristic of the area.
For visitors seeking rest and health for the body, this destination has unique, top-notch facilities. Tourists can enjoy a relaxing massage at the hands of real professionals, in addition to a choice of alternative therapies, including herbal facial and species, treatments with mud or seaweed, aromatherapy, reflexology, holistic treatments and temascal bath treatments: steam pre-hispanic tradition.
Undoubtedly, diving meet the expectations of visitors to Playa and the surrounding area, as the underground connected bodies of water, called "Cenotes" have under water impressive caves and galleries, stalactites and stalagmites, which will leave visitors with their mouth open. In the Great Maya Reef, the world's second largest, tourists can do snorkeling, traditional diving and cave diving, and you can discover coral formations with more than 500 years old, inhabited by a huge variety of colorful fish.
The area of cenotes is located in the west of the town, where you can live the wonderful experience of diving in places like: Chac-mool, La Ponderosa, Dos Ojos, Nohoch-Na-chich, el Gran Cenote, Car Wash, Chikin Ha, Taj Majal and Angelita.