Where is Playa del Carmen?
Playa del Carmen is in Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula. It is just south of Cancun on the stretch of beautiful coast called the Riviera Maya. Playa del Carmen looks out on the beautiful turquoise waters of the Caribbean.
How to get to Playa del Carmen
Most people arrive by air, landing at Cancun International Airport. It is the main airport to reach the Riviera Maya. It is the second largest airport in Mexico and growing and serves more than 10 million passengers per year. The airport is located 50 km from Playa del Carmen. Cozumel has an airport as well with international arrivals, but is often more expensive to fly in and out of, and you would need to take the ferry to Playa del Carmen.
According to Mexican goverment regulations, all foreign citizens must show a valid passport with at least 6 months validity to enter Mexican territory, no exceptions are made for children.
Private transfers is the best way to get from Cancun's International Airport to Paradisus Playa del Carmen and can be booked in advance. HRAI has contracted EPIC/DMC to provide exclusive airport transfers for annual meeting attendees.
Tours & Activities
HRAI will have a Concierge Desk at the Paradisus to handle all on the spot tour bookings, restaurant & spa reservations and much more.
5TH AVENUE - LA QUINTA (KIN-TAH)
5th avenue is one of the most famous Playa del Carmen attractions. It is lined with shops, bars, restaurants, cafe's, gelato shops, convenience stores, pharmacies and more... This main strip is a pedestrian walkway that runs for about 5 kilometers (3 miles) through Playa del Carmen town. It is located 1 block west of the beach.