Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa

Stroll along the sand or relax in the shade on Playa Carmen, a lengthy beach with room enough to find yourself a quiet spot. Surfers flock here, but the strong tides don't lend themselves much to swimming. Likewise, this may not be the best place for children, though rock pools at low tide provide places to play. Refuel at the onsite restaurant and browse handcrafted jewelry and clothing from the occasional vendor. Plan your visit to Playa Carmen and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Santa Teresa trip itinerary planning site .
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  • If you are looking to enjoy the time on the beach, learn surfing, see beautiful sunsets, bathe and swim in the Pacific, and enjoy the tranquility, this is the place. They are beaches so extensive that everyone who visits them finds a quiet place and away from the crowd to sit and relax. You can enjoy the postcards at every sunset, as they are all different and each has its beauty. You can also have fun watching all those surfers who go in search of the best waves. I recommend taking advantage of the low tide and approaching the rocky areas to be able to bathe in the natural pools that are set up.
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  • In Playa Carmen You can enjoy spectacular sunsets, the sun is hidden in the sea and paints the sky with wonderful colors. The Beach is very large, you can find a good space under the shade of a tree and there are many options nearby to eat. Ideal for surfing enthusiasts.
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