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Preparing your trip to Playa del Carmen: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Playa del Carmen 1. The rainiest season o f the year in Playa del Carmen is considered to be autumn. During the fall months a plan of a vacation may be interrupted with severe rainfalls. Tourists looking for a rich exploration tour over the resort should better visit Playa del Carmen in winter which is not that hot.
2. Planning a visit to the Playa del Carmen resort one should be backed up with sun protecting creams and lotions as getting a sun burn as well as sun stroke is possible even during a common tour through the city. Those tourists looking for visiting of nature reservations should get insect protection as well. Mosquitoes are still the main problem of the resort.
3. The only available type of city transport is a bus running not only to every district of the resort but to the nearest suburbs as well. Prices for trips are fixed and can be specified in any tourist information center or hotel.
4. In the evening the only available type of transport is a taxi. Tourists should not anticipate cheating on the side of drivers who may practice upon unawareness of foreign guests. Taxi rates are controlled by law. Thus taxi drivers are disabled to skyrocket the prices when taking foreign guests aboard as stiff fines are imposed for such kind of violation of law.
5. The most buzzing and vibrant business street of the city is considered to be the Quinta Avenida street offering original souvenirs and unique crafts for sale. Tourists should not get confused with low prices for offered goods as these goods still feature high quality. Markets and private shops and stores of the resort welcome bargaining however one should not reckon upon high discounts as the initial prices are more than just affordable. Copyright
6. Visiting a market place tourists should be backed up with enough of change as this will simplify the payment. Large shopping centers and boutiques accept international credit cards.
7. Tips are a must in local restaurants and cafes. 10% of the bill added will be quite enough to reward a waiter. Even if the service fee is already included into the bill, a waiter will be waiting for some reward all the same. Taxi drivers and hotel maids are waiting for tips of 1 – 2USD.
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8. Utility supplied voltage is 110V. Some appliances will need adapters and connectors. These can be bought in any of the specialized stores or can be asked for in a hotel.
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What to visit being in Playa del Carmen - unique sights

Sac Actun

From the series “Largest and Most Branched Caves on Earth”
At present, Sac Actun is the second-longest cave in the world and is only the mammoth cave. The divers like the complicated cave system thanks to the comfortable conditions for diving. The entrances to the cave are all along the coast, and the water temperature in the flooded tunnels seldom drops below 20 degrees. The main danger to the divers is the complicated cave structure. So far, researchers have discovered more than 5,000 transitions, which can be very fast. … Read further

Alux Restaurant-Bar

From the series “The Most Extraordinary Bars and Café on the Planet”
A lot of people come here to try the original cocktail Aluxinant. It consists of mezcal, orange and cucumber juice. Moreover, the visitors can order outstanding dishes of Mexican cuisine in the restaurant. One more peculiarity of the restaurant-bar is an equipped stage for musicians. The cave has a special acoustic, that's why life concerts are usually held there. This bar will like not only fans of exotic cocktails but also fans of the fine vine. … Read further

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