PLAYA DEL CARMEN A CORNER OF HEAVEN - THE BACKPACKING

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Monday, October 28, 2013

PLAYA DEL CARMEN A CORNER OF HEAVEN

Playa del Carmen is the head of the municipality of Solidaridad, Quintana Roo, located southeast of Mexico, south of Cancun. It is within the tourist area called "Riviera Maya".
The city (located at coordinates 20.62 ° North and 87.07 ° west) is washed by the waters of the Caribbean Sea and its main economic activity is tourism. [Citation needed] This comes on the heels also generate much work in the construction industry, this is the second largest industry in the municipality Formerly a small town , Playa del Carmen is now one of the most glamorous in the Mexican Caribbean . "Beach" , as they call their regular visitors , is situated in the heart of the Riviera Maya and attracts the best restaurants, shops and nightclubs. The airport is 45 minutes drive and the island paradise of Cozumel , 40 minutes by ferry. Its
beaches are visited by tourists of all nationalities . If you prefer something more unique , in private beach clubs can enjoy spa treatments , swimming pools and more.

Come walk down Fifth Avenue , a pleasant pedestrian street where they settle excellent restaurants , shops and boutiques. What better excuse to leave the Caribbean atmosphere absorb ? Playa del Carmen is one of the most important culinary destinations in the Mayan Riviera . On the menu you'll find from a simple tacos and Yucatecan specialties to sophisticated lobster dinners and wines from good stock . At night , on Fifth Avenue resonate echoes of reggae , rock and salsa while tens of feet are prepared to hit the dance floor. The party ends at very late at night .

A modern ferry connects Playa del Carmen to the island of Cozumel , where you can go scuba diving, snorkeling or visit the archaeological sites , ecological parks and cenotes. If you are looking for luxury , south of "Beach" , Playacar is a luxury resort with golf courses , all-inclusive resorts and private residences. Great jazz musicians of Mexican and international excellent concerts offered each year in Playa del Carmen . George Benson , Al DiMeola , Fernando Toussaint and Victor Wooten are artists who have presented at the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival , which takes place at the end of November in Playa Mamita . In 2012 , the festival will be held from 22 to 24 November.