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Chichen Itza Mexico

To live in a place like Playa del Carmen is fantastic. It is paradise and as such, it has many things to offer. Enjoy the most beautiful beaches in the Mexican Caribbean, dip into turquoise water, and make spectacular selfies! There are many water activities, like snorkeling, diving, fishing, paddle boarding, surfing & kitesurfing available along the coastline. Learn about the Mayan Culture & Tradition and visit ancient Mayan ruins, which can be found all over the Yucatan. Visit Chichen Itza or a Mayan Family.

There are so many fun things to do and to explore, not only if you are a tourist! Many tour operators have discovered the local market and offer special prices for expats & residents.

And there is not only Playa del Carmen to discover, there is the whole Riviera Maya and the Peninsula of Yucatan with the Cities of Merida, Valladolid, Izamal, Progresso etc. Playa del Carmen is also in the middle of everything. 3 hour drive to Merida, Yucatan, or Bacalar 1,5 hour drive to Holbox or 2 hours to Chichen Itza and less than 1 hour to Tulum. There is a long coastline to discover with beaches, cenotes and many good restaurants on the way.

We have a lot of recommendations for fun things to do in Playa del Carmen, read about our tips for the Riviera Maya.

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