Best Time to Visit Playa del Carmen
Crowds are heaviest from late November through early April. Playa is busiest over Christmas and New Year’s. Easter week is also popular. May through October is the best time to visit, with minimal crowds and good weather.
How to Get to Playa del Carmen
The easiest way to get to Playa is by flying into Cancún International Airport (CUN), which is about a 45-minute drive away. There are buses that go directly from the airport to Playa, or you can take a taxi.
Yes, there are buses that go from the airport to Playa.
The best time to visit Playa del Carmen is between April and May, when there are fewer people along the shore. Day temperatures hang between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit, dropping slightly in the gloamings. From October to March, the climate is generally dry and slightly warm. Summer days and nights tend to offer high temperatures and moisture. Hurricane season lasts from June to September, so check rainfall vaticinations and hurricane warnings before reserving your trip.