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Playa del Carmen Vacation Package Deals

You'll savor every second in fascinating Playa del Carmen. The team at Orbitz can help you get your escape underway by bundling first-rate airfares and hotels.

You can save up to $369^ when you bundle up! All you have to do is choose your desired hotels, rental cars, airfares and experiences.

On top of that, our immense database lists no less than 500,000 hotels worldwide and 500 partner airlines. Don't stress if you have trouble choosing — we can make it a breeze!

There are endless possible options to tailor your own extraordinary vacation, whatever your interests, style or budget.

Playa del Carmen Travel Guide

Where is Playa del Carmen?

Going someplace new is exhilarating — and a little bit intimidating too. Take some of the stress out of your journey by researching Playa del Carmen, beginning with its location.

It's situated in Riviera Maya, 40 miles from Tulum.

Ready to meet the locals? 100,000 people call this part of Riviera Maya home.

Places to Visit in Playa del Carmen

In Playa del Carmen you'll discover a number of much-loved sights, such as the El Camaleon Golf Club and Xcaret Eco Theme Park. Try to visit them all!

A community landmark as well as a place of worship, Guadalupe Church is worth a look, regardless of your religious beliefs. Seeking some more options? If you're looking for an inexpensive outing, why not head to the beach? At Mamitas Beach Club you can breathe in some fresh air, take in the scenery and have a wade in the water. But wait, that's not all! Do you consider yourself a lover of golf? Spend a day testing your swing at Playacar Golf Club.

Car Rentals in Playa del Carmen

Nothing is as fun as exploring somewhere new with your own set of wheels. If you're looking for car rentals in Playa del Carmen, Orbitz is here to help.

Sometimes the best place to rent a vehicle is right in the heart of the city. Thrifty Car Rental is an outlet located at Calle 8 Norte Loc. 6 Between 5Th And 10Th Avenue. If there isn't anything to your taste there, Budget at Calle 4 Norte, Entre Av 10 Y Av 5Ta should be the next place you contact.

Where to stay in Playa del Carmen – Hotel Accommodation

With at least 329 hotels in Playa del Carmen, securing your ideal place to stay will be a piece of cake. Orbitz will make the decision simple, so you'll be able to focus on your wonderful adventure!

In the mood for a swanky room? You'll feel like a film star if you choose to stay at the Grand Class at Grand Velas Riviera Maya Adults Only or the Ambassador at Grand Velas All Inclusive. Otherwise, consider the Hotel Real del Mayab (Calle 3 Sur #153) or the Hotel Hacienda Maria Bonita (10 Avenida Norte No. 215) if you're after a cheaper deal.

Nearest Airports to Playa del Carmen

If you're sitting by the window and the weather's fine, you should get a good view of Cancun International Airport (CUN) as you're descending. It's 30 miles northeast of the heart of Playa del Carmen.

Popular Places to Visit Near Playa del Carmen

If you've seen the best offerings of Playa del Carmen already, don't pack up and go just yet. You've actually got iconic attractions close at hand! Just 40 miles away is Tulum. Many visitors use this nearby locality as a base to access the world-renowned attraction, Tulum Mayan Ruins.

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No Cancellation Fees

Has life thrown you a few curveballs recently? Do you need to cancel or alter your booking? No need to worry — we won't expect you to pay a fee.^ Be mindful that your hotel and airline might charge you one though, so contact them without delay!

Top Rated Hotels for your Playa del Carmen Vacation

Hotel Xcaret Mexico - All Parks and Tours / All Fun Inclusive
Hotel Xcaret Mexico - All Parks and Tours / All Fun Inclusive
5.0 out of 5.0 Carr. Chetumal - Puerto Juarez Km. 282, Playa del Carmen, QROO
Free Cancellation
$523
4.9/5 (120 reviews)

This hotel is awesome!!! Great services and very cleaning

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020
Guests of Hotel Xcaret Mexico - All Parks and Tours / All Fun Inclusive have access to a full-service spa, 10 outdoor pools, and a children's pool. You can take ...
Occidental at Xcaret Destination - All Inclusive
Occidental at Xcaret Destination - All Inclusive
4.0 out of 5.0 Carretera Federal 307, KM 282, Chetumal a Puerto Juarez, Xcaret, Playa del Carmen, QROO
Free Cancellation
$220
4.2/5 (204 reviews)

River throughout, many restaurant options, very clean, no ocean access but nice lagoon

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020
Guests of Occidental at Xcaret Destination - All Inclusive have access to a full-service spa, 5 outdoor pools, and a nightclub. There's free parking if you drive. ...
Fairmont Mayakoba
Fairmont Mayakoba
5.0 out of 5.0 Ctra Federal Cancun - Playa Del Carmen K, Playa del Carmen, QROO
Free Cancellation
$196
4.7/5 (32 reviews)

The property was beautiful and the staff was extremely accommodating. I couldn't ask for anything more.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2019
Fairmont Mayakoba features a golf course, a full-service spa, and 5 outdoor pools. There's free valet parking, and an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ...

Things To Do during your Playa del Carmen Vacation

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