Playa del Carmen is known as one of Mexico's most expensive destinations, but it is possible to have a great time in Playa on a budget. Admittedly, we did have to dig pretty deep in the four months we spent in Playa to find free activities. That said, our list of free things to do in Playa del Carmen should keep you busy, even if you don’t have much cash to spend.
Everything you do and don't need to pack for Tulum, Mexico. Fly into Mexico via Cancun, drive past Playa del Carmen and you'll find yourself in the beautiful beach town, Tulum. Here it's all about the basics so you can pack light!