Which is the Better Holiday?

Cancun or  Playa del Carmen?

Cancun or  Playa del Carmen?

If vacation time means party time to you, then Cancun may be the better choice. The nightlife in Cancun is more energetic...

Quieter Playa del Carmen lends itself well to welcoming families on vacation It also offers a more authentic Mexican experience, yet there's still plenty to see and do...


Cancun is a major tourist hub and is known for being a hive of activities. But when it comes to scuba diving, Playa del Carmen has the best dive sites.


Incredible nightlife, stunning beaches, more hotel choices, but busier and louder.


Fantastic diving, more laid-back nightlife, less hotel choices, but cheaper than Cancun overall.

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Read our honest comparison between Cancun and Playa del Carmen to find out which is better for families, hotels, food, honeymoons and more. Just click learn more below!