Playa del Carmen
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Students rated schools in Playa del Carmen overall:
4.2/5.0 (69 reviews)
Don Quijote / Solexico Language & Cultural Centers, Playa del Carmen

Located just 6 blocks away from the white sand beaches of the Caribbean Sea. More

Quality of teaching:4.7/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.0/5.0
Course Categories (8)Accommodation (3)Facilities (16)
International House - Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen
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The location of the school is ideal. It's just 10 meters from 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen's main street which is teeming with all kinds of shops, restaurants and bars. The school is also just two... More

Quality of teaching:4.1/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.9/5.0
Course Categories (10)Accommodation (4)Facilities (12)
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Playa del Carmen: Playa del Carmen is a city located on the coast of the Caribbean Sea, in the north east part of the state of Quintana Roo, in Mexico. "Playa", as it is commonly referred to, is the centre of the Riviera Maya, a long stretch of coast that goes from Cancun all the way to Tulum. It is a very lively town, that has been able to maintain its charm without succumbing to mass tourism. Visitors can contemplate the Maya culture throughout the numerous archaeological sites in the region as well as participate in a wide variety of recreational activities that include water sports, diving, fishing, tennis and golf.

Key Facts about Playa del Carmen

Population: 101,000

Time zone: +4h. (GMT -6)

Region: Quintana Roo,

Currency: MXN (1 MXN = 0.0494 USD)

Playa del Carmen quality of life rating:

4.3/5.0 (71 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Cost of Living:

  • Big Mac price (Mexico average):45.10 MXN (56% cheaper than in USA)

    Mains electricity:

    • Plug Type A
    • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 127 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz

    Arrival Airport

    Cancún International (CUN) - 50 km. from Playa del Carmen city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Every 30 minutes, 250 MXN, 70 minutes.

    Main stops: Cancún International Airport T2, Playa del Carmen Terminal Tuística

    Taxi: 242 MXN, 55 minutes drive to city center of Playa del Carmen

    Direct international flights from:
    • USA: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, Austin-Bergstrom, Chicago O'Hare International, Dallas Fort Worth International, Denver International, Detroit Wayne County, Fort Lauderdale International, Fort Myers Southwest Florida Reg, Houston George Bush Intercntl., Los Angeles International, Miami International, Minneapolis St Paul, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, Orlando International, Salt Lake City, San Antonio International, San Francisco International, Seattle / Tacoma International, Washington Dulles
    • Canada: Calgary, Edmonton International, Halifax International, Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Ottawa International, Toronto Pearson International, Vancouver International
    • United Kingdom: Glasgow International, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester

    Weather in Playa del Carmen

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    Events in Playa del CarmenBest time to take a language course in Playa del Carmen


    Semana Santa
    Semana Santa

    Mar. 2019 - Apr. 2019Usually the celebration of Semana Santa (Holy Week) includes a catholic parade on Good Friday representing the Passion of Jesus Christ.


    La Guelaguetza
    La Guelaguetza

    Jul. 2019This traditional celebration is usually held in the Oaxaca region on the last two Mondays of July. The festival brings together the 16 different cultures living in town to show off their traditions and dances.


    Independence Day
    Independence Day

    Sep. 2019On this day, Mexicans celebrate their independence from the Spanish crown. The event is held at the Central Park and there will be fireworks and people enjoying the night.


    Festival de Vida y Muerte
    Festival de Vida y Muerte

    30 Oct. 2019 - 02 Nov. 2019A traditional event lending insight into Mexican culture and vision. The festival is held every year at Xcaret Park, where you can enjoy dance, theatre, music and food.


    Oct. 2019Although not a Mexican tradition, Halloween is becoming increasingly popular in Playa due to the number of foreign residents. The streets are teeming with costumed children and adults.


    Riviera Maya Jazz Festival
    Riviera Maya Jazz Festival

    Nov. 2019 - Dec. 2019Usually held in November, this famous Festival gives Playa residents an opportunity to hear renowned jazz artists performing on the beach.

    What to do in Playa del Carmen

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