Playacar, in the Mayan Riviera, is an upscale development, home to numerous all inclusive resorts and exclusive residential areas. Situated next to the popular holiday resort of Playa del Carmen, and opposite the dive-capital of Cozumel, Playacar has been carefully planned to offer luxury accommodation and extensive facilities on one of the best beaches in the area. The resort is divided into two areas – one down by the beachfront and the other by the golf course.
Tropical Gardens and upscale hotels
The beach at Playacar is highly rated, with its fine white sandy beach and turquoise Caribbean waters, with hotels lining the stretch of coast. A choice of a dozen all inclusive resorts are based here in Playacar, offering gourmet food 24 hours a day, open bars and activities and entertainment on the beach. There is also a huge range of watersports such as wind-surfing, sailing and kayaking, with some hotels even offering scuba-diving lessons in the pool. Playacar has a definite resort atmosphere, with its tropical gardens and upscale hotels. Its gated communities and guards give the resort a safe and exclusive feeling. Playacar boasts a championship golf course, designed by a world renowned architect, which is regarded as one of the best in the world. It is the first all inclusive golf course in Mexico, offering free food and drink to players, and winds its way spectacularly through lush tropical jungle and past ancient Mayan ruins.
Visit all the Mayan Riviera's attractions
Holidays in Playacar offer relaxation on a wonderful sandy beach, together with all manner of fantastic tourist facilities. Ferries depart frequently to Cozumel, where some of the best diving in the world can be found, and Playacar is ideally located to visit all the wonderful sights that the Mayan Riviera has to offer. Xcaret, the eco-archaeological park is next door and offers swimming with dolphins and horse-riding along the beach, whilst the ancient ruins of Tulum and Xel-Ha are less than an hour away. Playacar has its own shopping mall, and the pedestrian streets of Playa del Carmen offer an array of goods including local handicrafts.
Weather in Playacar
Mexico is famous for its beautiful white beaches and spectacularly sunny skies and a holiday in Playacar will provide both. With a year round average temperature of 30C you can be guaranteed hot sunny weather in Playacar whenever you choose to visit. A holiday in Playacar anytime between May and November will provide temperatures of 30C and over. For the rest of the year the temperatures are only slightly lower at around 28C. There is a hurricane season and this will last from August through October when the weather may be unpredictable. The rainy season in Playacar is between May and mid October but the short-lived showers will not dampen the high temperatures. High season in Playacar lasts from November through February and it will be hot at this time of the year. Temperatures will be around the 30C mark making the beaches of Playacar and nearby Playa Del Carmen the ideal place to spend the day. The crystal clear warm waters are perfect for swimming, snorkelling and diving. April to September will be the hottest time of the year with temperatures in Playacar heading towards the 34C mark. This may seem hot but the humidity is relatively low although the weather will slightly less predictable.
All inclusive holidays in Playacar
There are lots of fabulous holiday resorts along Mexico’s Riviera Maya, and Playacar’s all inclusive hotels are as good as any others on offer. With the clear waters of the Caribbean Sea just a stroll away from many of the hotels, it’s the perfect location for a beach holiday in the sun at a predictable price you can budget for. With your transfers to and from Cancun Airport taken care of, flights included, and pretty much all the food and drink you can consume built into the all inclusive holiday booking, you can be as certain of your spending needs as you can of the glorious weather, scenery and facilities. All inclusive Playacar hotels provide accommodation for most budgets, all the way up to five-star luxury suites overlooking the sea.