Our convenient location right at the beach and in the center of Playa del Carmen are one of the things our guests appreciate most. It’s very easy to get around, whether you want to go shopping, dining, for a drink or even to Cozumel.
Shopping close to Playa Palms Beach Hotel
This side road of the 5th Avenue, just 2 blocks from Playa Palms Beach Hotel, offers everything from clothing stores, to bookshops, bars, and restaurants. There is even an Aquarium which is great to visit in case you catch a rainy day. Or maybe you really don’t enjoy snorkeling but want to see fish, corals, sharks and other sea creatures.
Where: Just off the 5th Avenue between streets 12 and 14.
This mall is a great place either for shopping or for just having a coffee at Starbucks and some people watching. If you want to bring some Mexican Tequila back home, try the Europea store in the mall. They know what they sell and can advise you on what Tequila to buy.
Where: 5th Avenue with Constituyentes Avenue
Dining close to Playa Palms Beach Hotel
It literally can’t get any closer. The beach club & restaurant is just next door to Playa Palms Beach Hotel. You can have delicious dinner right at the beach and enjoy the beautiful view of the Caribbean Sea or even order the meal o your room. They serve all kinds of food, from Sushi to Pizza.
Where: next to Playa Palms Beach Hotel on the beach
We might have mentioned this place in other articles, but it’s because we really are a big fan of their creations. Believe us when we say, whatever you order from their international and Asian fusion menu, you are going to love it. Plus, its intimate setting makes for a perfect romantic evening.
Where: 1st Avenue between Streets 14 and 16.
Having a drink close to Playa Palms Beach Hotel
Dirty Martini Lounge
They serve the most delicious – you guess it – Martinis. The crowd is mostly international, some are enjoying their retirement here in Playa del Carmen, the language spoken is mostly English. Their happy hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays is a good time to hang out and meet new people. Where: 1st Avenue between Streets 12 and 14
If you are looking for a relaxed atmosphere right at the beach with live music, this is your place to be. They play different music on different evenings – from Rock to Salsa to Pop. You can just go for a drink or have dinner there too if you’re into hamburgers, sandwiches, and seafood. But you mostly go for the atmosphere and the views.
Where: 10th Street and the beach
Get entertained close to Playa Palms Beach Hotel
Frida Kahlo Museum
It’s always good to add some culture to your vacation, right? And why not learning something about one of Mexico’s most famous artists? Playa del Carmen has the second Museum dedicated to Frida Kahlo, explaining visitors about the artist’s life and work. Upstairs is the Frida Kahlo restaurant, which is also a great place for having a drink or dinner.
Where: 5th Avenue with 8th Street
Of course, you can’t walk to Cozumel. But the ferry that takes you there is very close to Playa Palms Beach Hotel. So why not see something different from Playa del Carmen and go explore the island? There are beautiful beaches, it’s fantastic for diving or snorkeling since the coral reefs are out there, and there is a beautiful Nature Reserve too.
Where: Avenue Constituyentes with beach or Avenue Juarez with the beach (just walk along the 5th Avenue towards South, you can’t miss it).
If you need any further information or suggestions, ask our staff at the front desk or contact us prior to arrival.