Does it rain alot in Playa del Carmen?
The monthly rainfall is less than 2 inches per month except during the month of May through to October where it can be anywhere between 6-8 inches. Playa del Carmen is almost always humid, this makes it feel even hotter than it already is particularly from March/April through September/October.
Which is better Tulum or Playa del Carmen?
Tulum is more the destination of choice for those looking for an off-the-beaten-path, back-to-nature adventure where everything is much more rustic, small-scale, and low-key than in Playa del Carmen. Playa del Carmen is the better choice for those looking for a little more action and modern accommodation than in Tulum.
Does Playa del Carmen flood?
People will no doubt remind you about hurricanes and the dangers when you move to Playa Del Carmen. … We are do not have earthquakes, no mountain slides since we do not have mountains, only localized flooding since everything is flat, no snow storms, only tornados associated with hurricanes, and no volcanos.
Can you swim in the ocean in Playa del Carmen?
Playa del Carmen, the north beach in Tulum, and Akumal all have lifeguards for the beaches but they are limited. Swim close to shore and it you are not a big swimmer, wear a life vest. Waves will not get to big, this is a not a surfers paradise so swimming can be done every day!
How many days do you need in Playa del Carmen?
Best Things to do in Playa del Carmen Itinerary 4- 5 days
An ideal Playa del Carmen Itinerary should include ample beach relaxation time, great food, and pool parties. Set aside a day or two for exploring Mayan Ruins like a day trip to Chichen Itza, Tulum, or Coba or all three (we did all there – a day each).
What is the peak season in Playa del Carmen?
The high seasons in the Riviera Maya/Playa del Carmen occur in the “winter” months from December through April and again during summer vacation in July and August. The peak seasons in Playa del Carmen are Christmas and Spring Break (Semana Santa) which is the week before and after Easter.