Playa del Carmen used to be a little fishing town on the Caribbean coast in western Mexico (state of Quintana Roo, but has grown tremendously the last 10 years. It is now a popular holiday spot. The beaches are beautiful; you will find shopping centers, great bars and clubs, and amazing diving/snorkeling possibilities.
From the Playa del Carmen Travel Guide
Well located but noisy (room close to the reception and the TV). Very hot, no storage facilities and the mattress was a mess. But clean. Not so bad for the value if you don't find better... ... more
The best thing about this hostel is the great location: near the beach, bars, restaurants and all the facilities one could need. The rooms are quite ok, but do not expect luxury! Also they clean it for you every day! But the communal areas such as kitchen and the main balcony, corridors are dirty and dusty. ... more
Well after a couple of weeks on another planet (Cuba) it was good to get back to the real world. We headed straight from Cancun airport to Playa del Carmen to check it out. Nothing much to say about this joint, but we were back lying on a Caribbean beach. The joint was a bit Gold Coast like for my liking ...
Posted in And we are off... by chuddfi