Playa Del Carmen beach vacations offer travelers a plethora of unforgettable experiences. This Caribbean oasis makes a great weekend spot—it’s more laid-back than Cancún with miles of accessible white coastline and plenty of local food scenes and culture.
We know that not all beaches are created equal. Playa has everything from family-friendly waters to beach clubs with music thumping year round, making it perfect for solo travelers, couples and families. If you’re not sure where to go, we’ve rounded up the seven best beaches in and around Playa Del Carmen. Whether you’re after solitude or a party, life doesn’t get much better than these beaches—they’re all perfect.