Which is the Better Holiday?

Playa del Carmen or Tulum?

Playa del Carmen or Tulum?

Playa del Carmen is a popular family destination with excellent shopping, nightlife, and lots of activities...

Tulum is a little smaller, quieter, and is popular for those looking for a relaxing destination with a bohemian feel...

 Activities & Resorts

Playa del Carmen is a hive of activities, and has more hotel choices. But when it comes to culture excursions, Tulum has easier access to stunning Mayan sites.


Fun nightlife, cheaper and more hotel choices, but busier and louder.


Snorkeling in cenotes, more laid-back vibe, and arguably better for couples & honeymoons.

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Check out our honest comparison between Tulum and Playa del Carmen to find out which is better for beaches, digital nomads, scuba diving, and more. Just click learn more below!