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Beautiful Playa del Carmen beach features white sand set against the teal water of the Caribbean Sea. Pola Diamonte Getty Images

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There are so many caves and reefs for scuba divers to explore in Playa del Carmen. Luis Javier Sandoval Getty Images

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This large outdoor eco-park has an aviary, a dolphin aquarium, a turtle sanctuary and a beach. Medioimages Getty Images

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Every night, the Blue Parrot bar's dancers and twirlers puts on a fire show in the downtown area. Lara Danielle Flickr

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Try a banana boat ride for a fun way to get your heart pumping in the turquoise water. tifonimages Getty Images

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Diving and snorkeling are popular at Playa del Carmen, but many travelers like to get active above sea level as well by parasailing. Andrew F Kazmierski Getty Images

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Lounging along the beach and relaxing with a cocktail or a good book is one of the best ways to spend your time in Playa del Carmen. Glow Images Getty Images

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This beach town's sunsets are pretty remarkable. Be sure to catch one during your visit. Mikel Flickr

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This aquarium is centered on a natural inlet and lagoon that visitors can swim and snorkel through, accompanied by hoards of tropical fish, dolphins and turtles. Ricardo Espinosa Mexico Tourism Board

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You may see sea turtles and colorful fish while you're snorkeling in Playa. Medioimages/Photodisc Getty Images

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Many top resorts along this beach allow you to rent water sports equipment (sometimes for free). Glow Images Getty Images

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This resort town features ample hotels with amenities like pools, spas, golf courses and more.  paul Flickr

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La Quinta Avenida is Playa del Carmen's main thoroughfare, filled with souvenir shops, bars and restaurants. Leonora (Ellie) Enking Flickr

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Golfing is a popular activity in Playa del Carmen. Many of the town's courses feature jungle-like layouts and views of the Caribbean Sea. Grand Velas Riviera Maya Flickr

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Travelers should have no problem relaxing on the beach in Playa del Carmen. Tetra Images Getty Images

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Make sure to try some tacos al pastor or shrimp tacos when you're in Playa del Carmen Marianna Massey Getty Images


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