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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Seafood Restaurant
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“This rustic whole in the wall restaurant is always packed with locals and tourists alike in search of the most unique tacos, healthy lettuce wraps and seafood specialties. Los Aguachilles is best known for its simple inexpensive gourmet concoctions and for its originality in creating unique flavors with a Mexican twist. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“This is a good place to listen to live rock in Spanish and English. The band sometimes plays 80's and 90's. It has a relaxed atmosphere and since it's an open space, you can see people walking on 5th avenue which is also entertaining. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Boutique
“State-of-the-art gym. Clean, AC, daily classes, modern machines, free weights. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Place to eat
“This restaurant, meaning “green tree” is Mayan cuisine at its finest. The warm and intimate environment invites you to savor regional favorites such as jicama and cucumber salad, shrimp tacos seasoned with local spices, marinated orange pork baked in a banana leaf or stuffed peppers with shredded meat or Oaxaca cheese. Many vegetarian options are available, along with an impressive menu of fine tequilas. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“This place has some of the best seafood. Right on Fifth avenue, not much of a walk from Marea34.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Hotel
“La Cocina and The Grill are oceanfront restaurants... you eat here for the stunning view of the beach in the heart of Playa del Carmen.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Lodging
“The only 5 star all inclusive resort in Playa del Carmen. Thai restaurant is open to public and it's excelent.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Lugar que te ofrece comida saludable, deliciosa y fresca. Preparan smoothies, jugos ensaladas , super foods,tès y cafè orgànico.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Place to eat
“They have great BBQ styled items. Excellent wings. Very good ribs and burgers. Daily specials.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Local neighborhood park.. good to chill, play sports on the basketball or football. Have a nice fresh fruit juice or local ice pops. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Además de comer rico, pide el guacamole estilo Monterrey. En este punto conocido como 115 también hay bares diversos.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“My wife loves this place for the cute swimsuits and clothes. It's a nice boutique store that has quality clothing. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
New American Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
  • 1 Experience