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Playa Del Carmen Vacation Families

A Playa del Carmen vacation for families will be like paradise on Earth! A trendy beach town with plenty to see, spend your days here soaking up local Mexican culture. Families will find plenty of things to do in Playa Del Carmen with kids, whether strolling down Quinta Avenida or visiting the 3D Museum of Wonders. Animal lovers can also spot countless wildlife, whether just by strolling or visiting special sanctuaries. Head to Xel-Ha Park to meander down a lazy river and swim with dolphins. Or, hop aboard an Atlantis Submarine to get a closer glimpse at marine life! Descend underground into the Rio Secreto Caves for an even cooler adventure. Playa Del Carmen also has a ton of great kid-friendly restaurants, like El FogonNeed somewhere to stay in Playa Del Carmen with kids? Check out the best hotels in Playa Del Carmen, some of which have baby clubs! 

Playa Del Carmen also puts you in a great place to visit nearby vacation spots in the Riviera Maya for families. Travelers interested in seeing more historical ruins will appreciate this guide on How To Hike Nohoch Mul With Kids. Kids who really love adventure should ferry to Cozumel to swim with the adorable turtles. There, stop by theXaman-Ha Aviary. Or, plan an excursion to Xcaret Eco-Park, equipped with a jungle! If you have enough time on your vacation to plan a day trip, weekend trip, or even extended getaway, we highly suggest branching out. You’ll find a ton of suggestions on our list of Best Day Trips Near Playa Del Carmen and Cancun For Families! Whether you want to spend the day shopping, relaxing on the beach, or more, we have all you could want and more for your next Playa del Carmen vacation for families!




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