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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Playa del Carmen?
If your trip to Playa del Carmen is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a helping hand.Xcaret Eco Theme Park and El Camaleon Mayakoba Golf Course are notable attractions that everyone should make time to swing by. Organize your route and enjoy exploring each one.Close to the center, Playa del Carmen Main Beach is one attraction to consider adding to your to-do list. If you still have some room on your travel itinerary, Mamitas Beach Club and Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal will keep you occupied as well.
What are the best road trip destinations near Playa del Carmen?
Playa del Carmen offers some incredible sights, but there’s even more to feast your eyes on in the surrounding area. How does an iconic attraction sound? Wanderers from all corners of the globe head to Tulum Mayan Ruins. You can reach it from Tulum, 40 miles away.
Where are the best beaches near Playa del Carmen?
Nothing screams vacation like hopping in the car and cruising to the seaside. Playa del Carmen has some incredible beaches close by, so bring along a book (and a kite if the wind’s blowing) and take a jaunt to one of these beautiful options:

  • Maroma Beach (10 miles away).
  • Punta Morena (11 miles away).
  • Paradise Beach (12 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Playa del Carmen?
Some people find dodging traffic in big cities a little challenging. But in a small car like a compact or economy, getting around Playa del Carmen will be a snap. Prefer to spend your time exploring the surrounding coral reefs? Browse our wide range of full-size and mid-size SUVs. With loads of space and power under the hood, these larger cars will make those long, scenic drives even more memorable. Ticking off all the experiences and attractions that Playa del Carmen is renowned for has never been easier with your own set of wheels.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Playa del Carmen?
For some of us, owning a luxury vehicle may be a little out of reach. But renting your dream ride is as easy as a few clicks! Picture yourself rolling into town in a high-end sports car, even if it’s only for a few days. Or maybe all you’re after is a budget ride to get you quickly and safely from point A to point B. Affordable or flashy? Either way, there’s a rental car to suit your style in Playa del Carmen.
Is it difficult to park in Playa del Carmen?
For the most part, parking in Playa del Carmen is an easy task. If you intend to drive to one of the more popular attractions in town, it’s a wise idea to consider parking options before you set off.
Does Playa del Carmen have peak-hour traffic?
Since the population of Playa del Carmen is approximately 149,900, you shouldn’t encounter too much trouble with traffic. That said, downtown streets usually get busy in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.
Are there speed limits in Playa del Carmen?
In Playa del Carmen, speed limits range from 10km/h to 100km/h. Residential areas have a maximum speed limit of 60km/h unless marked otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Solidaridad?
In most cases, your rental company will bill the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may forward your contact details to local authorities so they can send a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Playa del Carmen?
As in many places, standard cell phone usage is not permitted while cruising in your car around Playa del Carmen. However, an exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just ensure you stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Playa del Carmen?
While behind the wheel in Playa del Carmen, it’s against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.08%. Thinking of having a few drinks while you’re out? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Are seat belts compulsory in Solidaridad?
Seat belts should always be worn in Solidaridad. That being said, this rule may vary for some vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.

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