Playa del Carmen

Nov 6th, 2003, 10:10 AM
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Playa del Carmen

What is there to do activity-wise in this area? I am looking for relatively inexpensive activities: horse-back riding, snorkeling, rafting, hiking, stuff within driving distance. Is renting a scooter/car advised?
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Nov 6th, 2003, 02:59 PM
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You should check out a great PDC site: www.playadelcarmeninfo.com for lots of great stuff...
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Nov 14th, 2003, 06:13 AM
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Hi

My wife and I went there a couple of years back and I have posted a trip report with pictures on my homepage www.gardkarlsen.com. Maybe you can find some useful information there

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Gard
Stavanger, Norway
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Nov 14th, 2003, 08:47 AM
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There are plenty of things to do and can usually be organized by the hotel. The scuba diving is quite nice and the Mayan ruins are a must. Some people like to venture over to Cozumel for even better diving and snorkelling, but dending on how much time you have, you may prefer to just enjoy what's close. We also saw people riding bikes into town from the main strip - it's only a short 5 -10 min cab ride, but a nice tour on a bike.
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Nov 14th, 2003, 04:26 PM
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Tons to do:
1. Mayan ruins in Chitzen Itza and Tulum
2. Ecological tours in Xel-Ha and Xcaret
3. Ferries to Cozumel and Isla Mujeres
4. Explore Cancun
5. Snorkeling, esp. in Cozumel
Can't say about auto rental. We never had the occasion to.
Have a great time!
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