Family Friendly Places To Stay and Things To Do in Playa Del Carmen
Playa del Carmen is a beautiful, family-friendly destination in Mexico. It offers incredible beaches, delicious cuisine and plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained. The city is full of vibrant culture and history, with numerous attractions such as the Mayan ruins of Tulum and Coba nearby. There are also many luxurious resorts with pools and gardens providing a relaxing atmosphere for families to enjoy quality time together. Playa del Carmen has something for everyone, making it the perfect spot for a family vacation.
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Family friendly resorts near Playa del Carmen
Hard Rock Riviera Maya
The Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya is a luxurious all-inclusive resort with loads of family activities (as well as an adults-only area for an escape). Featuring world-class amenities, the hotel offers travelers an unforgettable experience from sunrise to sunset. The resort features elegant suites and deluxe villas with private beach access and beautiful terrace views, along with a cutting-edge spa and endless outdoor activities like golfing, water slides, snorkeling, and even zip lining. Its signature restaurants offer culinary delights such as fresh seafood dishes and local specialties.
Sandos Caracol Mexico Resort is a modern, all-inclusive resort that’s perfect for families looking for a tranquil escape with plenty of family friendly activities. The resort features luxurious amenities like beautiful pools overlooking pristine beachfronts, on-site restaurants serving delicious regional cuisine and signature cocktails, expansive spa facilities with a wide range of treatments, and numerous activities ranging from kayaking to paddle boarding to water slides.
Family friendly Airbnbs near Playa del Carmen
Two-bedroom condo one minute from the beach
Enjoy a sunny stay in Playa just a minute from the beach. This modern two-bedroom apartment offers a lush terrace, private bathrooms, open-plan kitchen with all the amenities, fitness equipment and fast internet – plus plenty of added luxuries like a pool and night security.
Poolside condo for a family of six
This condo facing the pool is perfect for a family looking to stay near both the beach and the center of town, and comes with pool and beach access as well as two bedrooms and the option to bring up to two small dogs.
Family friendly things to do in Playa del Carmen
There are loads of things to do with the whole family in Playa del Carmen. Here are some options to get you started.
- Spend a day at the beach. Play in the sand and enjoy swimming in the warm water.
- Go on a river cruise along the exotic coastline of the Riviera Maya.
- Explore Akumal Beach, where you can snorkel with sea turtles and other marine life.
- Head over to Xcaret Park for a day of adventure and exploration as you discover wetlands, cenotes, ruins and more.
- Take a day trip to Xel-Ha Water Park, an eco park with waterslides and zip lines situated among lush tropical foliage.
- Visit nearby Tulum for its famous Mayan Ruins or explore some of the many other archaeological sites throughout Quintana Roo state.