: Cancun Int'l Airport
Car: not necessary
Akumal: means 'place of the turtles' in the Mayan language. Turtle watching, snorkeling, natural lagoon.
Xcaret: Ecological par,swim in caves or with dolphins or just hang out at the beach. Also many other activities including a spectacular cultural night show.
Xel-Ha: Another ecological park with nature trails and water activities.
Cozumel : Famous diving location and a short ferry ride from Playa del Carmen.
Tulum: Archaeological site next to the ocean built by the Mayans, beautiful scenery and a great photo opportunity.
Other Activities: Many tour operators offering diverse activiities such as ATV (All terain vehicle) and Jet ski tours, adventure tours, cenote swimming or scuba diving, horse back riding, Eco tours and Mayan ruins.
Golf: Playa del Carmen is home to five of the finest golf courses in the Cancun area: Greg Norman's El Camaleon at Mayakoba, P.B. Dye's Paraiso, Robert Trent Jones II's Riviera Maya Golf Club, Nick Price's Grand Coral Golf Course and Robert Von Hagge's Playacar Golf Course. In addition, those on a budget can try the 9-Hole Puerto Aventuras Golf Course, or the Jack Nicklaus-designed El Manglar Par-3 executive course.