Playa del Carmen

What is Playa del Carmen known for?

local association

and 10 Avenue: This is the 1st block in Playa fully covered by a free service (powered by Hotel Barrio Latino together with the AHRM, local association of hotels): fast, free. Cope Consulates *

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with 16 rooms set around big beautiful gardens. Hostels There are some inexpensive backpacker style '''hostels''' in Playa del Carmen if you are on a budget and don't mind sharing a dorm room with other travelers this is a good option. *

video music

towns of Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, and Cancún all suffered significant damage from Wilma, causing a major loss of tourism income. The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America (Los Premios MTV Latinoamérica) 2005 was to be held Wednesday, October 19 at the Xcaret Eco Park (close to Cancún) in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The 2005 edition of these awards was postponed, however, because of the approach of Hurricane Wilma toward the Mexican Riviera Maya. MTV had moved the date from October 20

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price phoneextra Emergency cell phone +52 984 807-8355 content Go next * '''Cozumel''' the large island off the coast of Playa is famous for snorkeling and scuba near the Great Maya Reef, the large coral system. Note that Cozumel is also a main port for Cruise ships, so can be quite busy sometimes! *Tulum is a pre-Columbian walled city of the Maya right on the ocean, the number one attraction when visiting the region, the site consists of a large temple, several

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Carmen representing the United States of America, Canada and Italy. Tourism thumb left Tourists entering Playa del Carmen's ferry terminal (Image:Terminal Maritima Playa del Carmen.JPG) thumb left Playa del Carmen central beach 2010 (Image:Playa del Carmen beach.JPG) Originally a small fishing town, tourism to Playa del Carmen began with the passenger ferry service to Cozumel, an island across the Cozumel Channel and a world famous scuba diving destination. Playa

to Mr. Ernesto Echeverria. Urban planning The Playa del Carmen local community and government have attempted to retain Playa del Carmen's reputation and charm as a small fishing village and artists' colony, without it becoming as large and metropolitan as Cancún. The city passed an ordinance limiting buildings to five stories. Playa del Carmen is currently expanding north beyond the Colosio section and on the other side of highway 307, the Ejido. thumbnail right View from the ferry dock (File:Playadelcarmenbeach.jpg) Playa del Carmen city planners have begun making the town more pedestrian friendly. A 4 km foot and bicycle path will run the length of the town along 10th Avenue in Centro, along with two additional foot and bicycle paths which will connect two commercial corridors near Centro Maya in south Playa del Carmen and Col. Las Americas where a state of the art municipal facility, city hall and theatre is being constructed alongside the largest master-planned urban development in Mexico. The city has also completed several urban spaces designed to provide a safe environment for families to enjoy outdoor activities, this includes two junior skate parks, an outdoor fitness gymnasium, tennis court, basketball court, volleyball court and children's play zone all of which are located underneath the federal highway, creating a covered space which is shaded throughout the day and lit at night. This space also provides shelter for pedestrians during inclement weather. Sports The city is home to Inter Playa del Carmen (Promotora Deportiva Inter Playa del Carmen AC), a football (association football) (soccer) club founded in 1999, which competes in the south group of the Segunda División Profesional, the third tier of Mexican football league system. The OHL Classic at Mayakoba is a PGA Tour golf tournament held at El Camaleón Golf Club since 2007. In popular culture The telenovela ''Peregrina (:es:Peregrina)'' takes place in Playa del Carmen. The Real Housewives of Vancouver featured Playa del Carmen in two episodes. The Amazing Race has shot on location in Playa del Carmen. The Celebrity Mole was set in the Playa del Carmen area. UK Reality Series Geordie Shore featured Playa del Carmen. Playa del Carmen is host to several major annual events the largest being BPM, a world famous electronic dance music festival which takes place in January each year. Notable residents Notable residents include: * WSOP winner Barry Shulman * artist David Guetta * Mexico hoteliers Carlos Couturier and Moises Micha * fashion designer Tory Burch See also * Riviera Maya Jazz Festival * Puerto Aventuras References Dmoz:Regional North America Mexico States Quintana Roo Localities Playa del Carmen Commons:Category:Playa del Carmen

free service

and 10 Avenue: This is the 1st block in Playa fully covered by a free service (powered by Hotel Barrio Latino together with the AHRM, local association of hotels): fast, free. Cope Consulates * Dmoz:Regional North America Mexico States Quintana Roo Localities Playa del Carmen Commons:Category:Playa del Carmen

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and the quality is consistent. * *

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Carmen in 2013. Plans for a new store in Guatemala City are currently in planning and construction, making this the first Palacio outside Mexico. Dmoz:Regional North America Mexico States Quintana Roo Localities Playa del Carmen Commons:Category:Playa del Carmen

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portion of Akumal, including the largest resort hotel Hotel Club Akumal Caribe. The intensification trend picked up again the next day with a fairly rapid drop in the storm's central pressure (Atmospheric pressure) as it entered the southeastern Caribbean Sea, a region typically unfavorable for intensification. Hurricane Emily's winds increased in reaction, briefly bringing the storm to Category 4 (Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale#Category 4) strength early on July 15. During

good hot

two streets from Fifth Avenue to this place and you will enjoy good hot dogs. *

Playa del Carmen

official_name Playa del Carmen other_name native_name nickname Playa settlement_type motto image_skyline Solidaridad.JPG image_caption city_logo citylogo_size image_map mapsize map_caption pushpin_map Mexico pushpin_label_position left pushpin_mapsize coordinates_region MX subdivision_type Country subdivision_name subdivision_type1 State (States of Mexico) subdivision_name1 Quintana Roo subdivision_type2 Municipality (Municipalities of Quintana Roo) subdivision_name2 20px (Image:SOLIDARIDAD.png) Solidaridad (Solidaridad (Quintana Roo)) subdivision_type3 subdivision_name3 subdivision_type4 subdivision_name4 government_footnotes government_type leader_title Mayor leader_name José Mauricio Gongora Escalante leader_title1 leader_name1 established_title Founded established_date 1937 established_title2 established_date2 established_title3 established_date3 area_magnitude unit_pref area_footnotes area_total_km2 area_land_km2 area_water_km2 area_water_percent area_urban_km2 area_metro_km2 population_as_of 2010 2010 census tables: INEGI population_footnotes population_note population_total 149923 population_density_km2 population_metro population_density_metro_km2 population_urban 149923 population_density_urban_km2 population_demonym Playense population_density_blank1_km2 timezone CST (Time in Mexico) utc_offset -6 timezone_DST Central Daylight Time (North American Central Time Zone) utc_offset_DST -5 latd 20 latm 37 lats 39 latNS N longd 87 longm 04 longs 52 longEW W coordinates_display yes elevation_footnotes tags-- elevation_m 10 postal_code_type Postal code postal_code 77710 y 77720 area_code 984 website footnotes

'''Playa del Carmen '''(or '''Playa''') is a city located along the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico. It is a popular tourist area in eastern Mexico.

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