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Best things to do in Yucatan Peninsula

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“As the most famous of the Maya pyramids on the Yucatán peninsula, Chichén Itzá has been studied extensively and is the most popular Maya site in México. Try to visit Chichén Itzá early in the morning or late in the afternoon, as the sun can be punishing at midday.”
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Theme Park
“The First attractions park you have knowing. History Amazing Ways Fantastic rivers Main show at night You can waste all day knowing more... I guarantee you love this place. ”
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Nightclub
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“The top nightlife venue with live performances, drinks, confetti and a non-stop party.”
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Historic Site
“I prefer these ruins to the ruins in tulum. There is more to see and you can walk up and go into them. If you go make a stop in Coqui Coqui.”
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Shopping Mall
“Quinta Alegría offers an unparalleled experience full of magic and charm, which can only be achieved in one of the most emblematic cities of the Mexican Caribbean, being located on the Fifth Avenue of Playa del Carmen, the heart of the city; A perfect balance between style, fashion and the unique beach atmosphere is achieved. ”
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French Restaurant
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“Follow the smell of freshly baked bread and find their authentic French bakery on the 5th avenue! They offer typical French products like Baguette bread, croissants, pastries, sandwiches, quiches and salads. Try their specials of the night, to pare with a glass of wine: cheeses and cold meats platters, terrines, vol-au-vent and their savory & sweets crepes! Natural products, 100% homemade, high quality ingredients and lots of love...! If you want to try it for breakfast go before 10:00 AM!”
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Park
“Sian Ka'an means " born from the sky", is one of the largest protected areas in Mexico and with an enormous amount biodiversity. ”
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Point of Interest
“Beautiful ruins where you can have fun riding bikes to explore the archeological park ”
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Coworking Space
“" A nice indoor and outdoor mall. It has several department stores such as Liverpool, Sears and 72 more. It also has several restaurants."”
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Monument / Landmark
“The famous Mayan archeological ruins that were a walled city where the current name of the Town comes from, they are at the edge of the sea.”
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Beach
“Nice place, crowed but you cannot go to Playa without making an appearance here.”
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Route
“The perfect day trip. Get sweaty biking through the jungle and climbing the tallest pyramid around, then cool off in the nearby cenotes. Tamcach Ha cenote has a spiral staircase with jumping platforms at 5 and 8 meters. ”
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Flea Market
“Amazing place to experience authentic Mexican food. You can also shop arts, crafts, and souvenirs from local vendors.”
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Nightclub
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“Its one of those things to do one time, its fun, all inclusive, just a pain to wait in line to enter. The show is good, they have different performers and themes for some nights. Take a look on their website for more info. ”
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History Museum
“In the heart of Cancun their is a great Museum of the Mayan Culture. It is a great way to spend a morning.”
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Water Park
“Xplor is an adventure park in Playa del Carmen. During the day or the night, at Xplor park you will show how brave you are with six activities that will bring out your adventurous side. Discover if you have what it takes to live an extreme day or night. Xplor park includes zip-lines, amphibious vehicles, rafts, stalactite river swim, spelunking hike and hammok splash. www.xplor.travel”
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