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Playa del Carmen

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Mexico is situated in the northern region of the American continent linking the Gulf of Mexico on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is encircled by the United States on the north and by Guatemala and Belize on the south and is divided into six tourist regions. These regions are Northern Mexico, Central Mexico, Southern Mexico, The Yucatan Peninsula, The Pacific Coast and The Baja California Peninsula.
Playa del Carmen is one of the most attractive destinations in the Mexican Caribbean. Located in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, 68 kilometers south of Cancun, it has an ideal subtropical climate with an average temperature of 25 degree Celsius and sunny days throughout most of the year. During the summer, the maximum temperature can reach 35 degree Celsius. At Playa del Carmen one will find beautiful beaches looking out onto the Caribbean Sea, which are ideal places to relax or do all kinds of water sports namely snorkeling, windsurfing and even kitesurfing. For those who like scuba diving, there are boats departing from the docks which offer exciting outings to the Great Mayan Reef, the second largest coral reef in the world.
There one can dive at depths of more than 10 meters among multicolored fish and coral that has existed for more than 500 years. Near Playa del Carmen one can discover Playa Paamul and Playa Paraiso, two beautiful beaches with calm waters and gorgeous ecological parks namely Xcaret and Xel-Ha. Also nearby are numerous sinkholes where one can do rappelling and cave diving while exploring the amazing depths of underground river systems. Quinta Avenida, one of Playa del Carmen’s most happening areas is also situated over there. The avenue is lined with restaurants, bars, cosmopolitan nightclubs and a shopping mall with exclusive boutiques, clothing stores and jewelry shops.

Playa del Carmen can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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