Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Cancun to Playa del Carmen. If you're planning a road trip to Playa del Carmen, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
10:00 am start in Cancun
drive for about 16 minutes
10:16 am Aeropuerto Internacional de Cancun
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:16 am
drive for about 11 minutes
11:27 am Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:27 pm
drive for about 12 minutes
12:39 pm Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita Riviera Maya
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:39 pm
drive for about 15 minutes
1:54 pm Puerto Morelos
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:54 pm
drive for about 14 minutes
3:08 pm Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:08 pm
drive for about 17 minutes
4:26 pm Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:26 pm
drive for about 6 minutes
driving ≈ 1.5 hours
Your starting point is Cancun, Mexico.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Aeropuerto Internacional de Cancun
Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort (3 mentions)
Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita Riviera Maya (2 mentions)
Puerto Morelos (7 answers)
hotels around Puerto Morelos:
Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa
Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa (3 mentions)
Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla (3 mentions)
Your final destination is Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Playa del Carmen.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Viceroy Riviera Maya, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.
Here are some more hotels people talk about:
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Los Aguachiles, which was mentioned 5 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
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