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For the first time in 36 years, the world's most giant sea turtle has been spotted nesting on the shores of the Yuctán Peninsula.
Back in the mid 1990s, Playa del Carmen was mostly known as the place one took the ferry to Cozumel, which by then was already established as a popular spot for domestic and international tourists.
During antiquity, Playa del Carmen was known as Xaman Há, which in the Yucatec-Mayan language, roughly translates as northern waters.
The festival will be of a hybrid nature, with some of the events being held online to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, city authorities announced.
Affected business owners and administrators say that shutting down by 11 pm renders their businesses unviable, and will lead to permanent closures and layoffs.
Argentina will build a new consulate to serve Quintana Roo, Yucatán and Campeche states as well as Belize. It will be built in Playa...
Quintana Roo's state prosecutor has opened an investigation into whether state authorities intervened on behalf of Grupo Xcaret to cover up details surrounding the...
Yesterday, beachgoers in Playa del Carmen complained that The Fives Hotel illegally installed barriers and placed ornamental plants blocking access to the beach. Hotels in...
Three party bars have been forced to suspend operations under a citywide noise crackdown similar to Mérida's.
A noise crackdown on bars and club Quinta Avenida, or Fifth Avenue, has revealed tensions between nightclubs and the hotels who house many of their patrons.
Mexican authorities on Thursday announced plans to reinforce security at the country’s Caribbean ports and docks after an explosion ripped apart a tourist ferry in February.
Terrorism and organized crime have been ruled out in the ferry explosion that injured tourists, the federal attorney general’s office said today.
The State Department says its intelligence on safety issues in Playa del Carmen is changing.
Citing a “security threat,” the U.S Consular Agency closed its office here Wednesday and the U.S. State Department is forbidding government workers from traveling there.
The ferry explosion that injured around two dozen tourists was caused by“an explosive device,” the U.S. embassy in Mexico said on Thursday.
Investigators from several agencies are trying to find the cause of a ferry explosion that injured 25 people.
As many as 25 people were injured, but no fatalities were reported, after an explosion ripped through a ferry as passengers disembarked Playa del Carmen on Wednesday.
The mayor has banned electronic music events like the one that ended tragically at the Blue Parrot, but a huge gay-and-lesbian festival is mum on its February plans.