Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa
(4.5/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
Stroll along the sand or relax in the shade on Playa Carmen, a lengthy beach with room enough to find yourself a quiet spot. Surfers flock here, but the strong tides don't lend themselves much to swimming. Likewise, this may not be the best place for children, though rock pools at low tide provide places to play. Refuel at the onsite restaurant and browse handcrafted jewelry and clothing from the occasional vendor. Make Playa Carmen a centerpiece of your Santa Teresa vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Santa Teresa holiday planner.
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  • I spend every day of my trip at playa carmen. The beach was lovely, minus some debris and you could easily walk to the tidal pools for a little relaxation as well as up to the stores for a drink or bi...  more »
  • In low season the beach is wonderful, spacious, quiet and with some groups of dark rocks that give it a special beauty. Good shade on the beach, good areas for bathing at low tide
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  • A lot of white water which is perfect for beginner surfers like me! I went in september and we were probably only 3-4 people surfing at this beach which made it a perfect beach to learn to surf!