Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Playacar

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Playacar. Well known for its beaches, seaside and wildlife, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Xcaret Eco Theme Park and El Camaleon Golf Club are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Playacar

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Playacar a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Xcaret Eco Theme Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • El Camaleon Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Playacar Golf Club (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Yucatek Divers (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Xplor Theme Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Grand Coral Golf Riviera Maya (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Playacar

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and April are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Playacar

Travellers enjoy Playacar for its seaside and wildlife. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Playacar is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Xcaret Eco Theme Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Xpu-ha Beach (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Paradise Beach (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Playa del Carmen Main Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Mamitas Beach Club (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Martina Beach Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Playacar

Fly into Cozumel, Quintana Roo (CZM-Cozumel Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.4 mi (19.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.), which is 32.6 mi (52.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Playacar?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 525 holiday rentals near Playacar. From 132 Houses to 122 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Playacar for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay near Playacar?

Whether you are travelling with your family or your friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break near Playacar:

  • Colonia Andres: 156 holiday homes
  • Zazil-ha: 2,290 holiday homes
  • Gonzalo Guerrero: 2,262 holiday homes
  • Playacar Fase II: 913 holiday homes
  • Luis Donaldo Colosio: 1,866 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I rent Houses near Playacar?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 132 Houses near Playacar. Our other popular types of holiday homes near Playacar include:

  • Villas: 122 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 233 holiday houses
  • Studios: 96 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Resorts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool near Playacar?

Yes, you can select your prefered holiday accommodation with pool among our 435 holiday rentals with pool available near Playacar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of rentals available.

    Can I book a holiday accommodation directly online or instantly near Playacar?

    Yes, HomeAway offers a selection of 525 holiday homes to book directly online and 334 with instant booking available near Playacar. Don't wait, have a look at our holiday houses via our search bar and be ready for your next trip near Playacar!

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