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Discover Scuba Diving Course in Playa del Carmen
The Discover Scuba Diving program starts at 8am. You will first get some theory introduction and then continue to the pool for training which lasts until 10:30am. You'll then take a boat trip to two different reefs where you'll do dives from 12:30pm ""Enjoy an amazing diving experience open to everybody from 10 years old and up. This course is done  in a small-group setting with a maximum of four people per instructor. You will learn the basics of scuba diving and have a great time.title=Highlights&1=Ideal+choice+for+families&2=Small+group+ensures+personal+service&3=Once-in-a-Lifetime+Experience&4=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide"""Playa del Carmen Mexico"
From $135.00
 
Private Fishing Trip in the Riviera Maya
"Meet your guide and crew at a central location in Playa del Carmen and receive all fishing equipment which includes some of the famous brands such as Penn Senator 114 and 115 for the reels mounted on poles 20 to 80 pounds Downriggers Outriggers and Shimano rods FX4000 at 10 to 20 pounds for our lightweight spinning or bottom fishing equipment. You'll board a private boat and sail the Riviera Maya to enjoy a wonderful fishing trip. Fresh bait and countless callers will be on request you can also snorkel and enjoy the beautiful landscapes the Caribbean sea can offer.""""Enjoy a great adventure
From $300.00
 
2-Tank Morning or Afternoon Dives in Playa del Carmen
"Meet your professional guide at a central location in Playa del Carmen at either 8am or 2pm (Depending on your selection). At the dive shop you can rent all necessary equipment available in all sizes and get ready for your departure 15 minutes later. You will board at a place a few steps from the shop and there is a maximum of 9 divers per tour. You will have two experienced div you'll head to your second dive at maximum depth of 15 meters (50 feet) and return to the base. The tour includes a boat ride guide drinks weights and smile on your face upon your return."""
From $79.00

Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Playa del Carmen

Warnings and Dangers

Bats

Just a little forewarning about visiting Cenotes. Being that it is a cave, they make perfect homes for bats. These are fairly large and can be seen fluttering about and also can hear a screech every...
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Taxi Driver scams

50 pesos should get you anywhere in town. If you dont know the exchange rate they will try and scam you. For example that would be about $3 US but I paid a guy $8 US. If you have a smart phone, have a...
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mclemora
Apr 04, 2016

Police will scam you

Be very careful when renting a car. When we got to the airport a Police officer told me to pull over. Clearly I was not speeding. Actually I was going about 30 kilometers in a 40 but he told me I was...
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mclemora
Apr 04, 2016

**BUYER BEWARE** OUTLET CANCUN TRAVEL

We went to book a trip with Outlet Cancun Travel after they offered us a special to come to Secret Capri. After booking with them and putting it on my American Express card the story changed. Then now...
SteveTWA
Jul 01, 2014

Negotiating the airport

Getting through the airport in Cancun can be a challenge for the uninitiated. Getting through passport control is quick and getting your luggage is quick. Passing through customs depends on the number...
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Dabs
Dec 15, 2013

Immigration forms

On your way to Mexico, they give you a two part immigration form to fill out. One part of it is retained at immigration on the way in, the 2nd part they usually put inside your passport. I take my...
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Dabs
Dec 15, 2013
 
 
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They really hate Americans.

It's a shame because I have family in Mexico city and The last time I went to Mexico was in Cancun about 8 years ago. We went in Sept. 2013 and I felt very awkward at times. their were 7 of us and...
mackinr7777
Sep 27, 2013

Overpriced airport souvenirs

With the exception of liquid souvenirs like hot sauces, vanilla and tequila which you can't carry on a plane anymore, you'll want to buy your souvenirs in town where they are 2-3 times cheaper than at...
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Dabs
Dec 18, 2012

Do Not Buy Any Silver Jewelry

It pains me to write anything bad about Mexico because I am a frequent traveler to Mexico, mostly to the non-touristy areas, and have always considered myself a savvy traveler. In May, 2012, my sister...
tapestries
Aug 26, 2012

Playa del Carmen, Tanzanite Solidaridad Av 5 Sur

Be very careful to check your visa slips or use cash. At Tanzanite Solidaridad Av 5 Sur Lt 2L1 agent Macario. While being distracted by attempt at another sale, added a zero to the pesos on the slip...
cafb2012
Jan 11, 2012

WARNING: Pemex rip off Alive and well near Playa!

OK I am a stupid gringo who should have read some travel tips before I went, but I am putting my ego aside and telling this story in hopes it helps someone. Knowledge is power: I pulled into the PEMEX...
kevin_woolwool
Oct 27, 2011

Alamo cars do not come with brakes

We rented a car through the Mayan Palace resort with Alamo Car Rental. We got about 5 km sounth of the resort on the main highway when we needed to slow down for the speed bumps on the highway and...
kiwarren
Oct 11, 2011

Don't give this man money!

A few weeks ago, a man with a US accent, on 30th av outside Walmart asked me if I spoke english. He then told me a long story about how he had visited Tulum and lost his wallet and could I give him...
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ciaobella55
Jun 27, 2011

Safety in Playa del Carmen

If anything, reports of the war and affiliated terrorists acts in many parts of Mexico go unreported or under-reported in the international media. The situation is worse than you can probably imagine....
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gomexico
Apr 12, 2011

Top Hotels in Playa del Carmen

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Ctra. Federal Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, 77710, Mexico
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Maroma Beach, Carretera Cancun - Tulum, Km 55.3, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, 77710, Mexico
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Avenida Xaman-Ha Manzana 3 Lote 4, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, 77710, Mexico
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Avenida Constituyentes No 2 (formerly Royal Porto Real Resort), Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya 77780
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1 Avenida Norte Esquina 16 Norte Bis, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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16 Street North, between 1st and 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, 77710, Mexico
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Top Things to Do in Playa del Carmen

Things to Do

5th Avenue

On my last night in Playa del Carmen my friend and I decided to take a walk down 5th Avenue and take in the sights. We looked at the array of shops scattered amongst bars and restaurants of all...
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Beaches

The beach was horrible! I thought Playa del Carmen beach was one of the prettiest beach in Mexico, FALSE! When we got there, it was extremely dirty and smelly (I mean so smelly that it smells like a...
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Cenotes

Mexico is full of cenotes .. they are cool clear water pool fed by fresh underwater springs. There are 3 types ... some in a cave .. some with just a rock ceiling and some that have collapsed and just...
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Snorkeling

This was the coolest excursion we have ever been on by far. Everything else is at least a distant third. The owners of h2oh Sun Cruises are a blast. We had non stop fun from when we left the marina...
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Tulum

Ruins by the turquis ocean. If your a history buff or just because it's lovely and interesting. Huge lizards running around .. worth a trip here if your in the area. We didn't bring our suits but...
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Cozumel

Me and my wife took the ferry from playa over to cozumel (18 $ )us ,a couple of times ,once just to walk around and people watch in 2009 and again in 2013 to rent a scooter and ride around the island...
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Top 5 Playa del Carmen Writers

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Dabs

"Playa del Carmen-my Mexican paradise"
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whitneyone

"Now THIS is the life!"
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blueskyjohn

"Playa Del Carmen"
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Maria_75

"PLAYA DEL CARMEN"
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jorgec25

"Riviera Maya - Culture, relax, sea and tequilla"
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