EVENTS & ATTRACTIONS
Rooftop Pool Parties
Playa’s Rooftop is the place to kick off your weekend. We’re spinning 90’s hip hop beats high atop Riviera Maya’s coolest pool scene. Add bottomless mimosas and gin and tonics for $35 USD Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00AM – 6:00PM. Private cabanas also available for rent. *Locals receive a 10% discount on beverages. RSVP via Email: email@example.com
Mezcal and Meditation
Zen out with our newest offering. Enough with tequila. Mezcal is the beverage of choice in Mexico. Enjoy a hand-crafted mezcal specially selected for Thompson guests delivered to your room upon arrival, then – for a well-balanced lifestyle, get your om on daily on our rooftop for group yoga from the area’s top instructors. Cost is $40 USD. Offered daily; see front desk for details.
Ultramar Ferry to Cozumel
Ultramar Ferry Playa del Carmen Muelle, Playacar, Playa del Carmen, Q.R. 77400 Mexico (0.53 mi)
This personalized and efficient ferry service transports travelers to and from Cozúmel, a mostly underdeveloped island best known for incredible scuba diving.
Chichen Itza, Outstanding Maya Capital City
Chichén Itzá, Yucatán Mexico (95.7 mi)
Meaning “at the mouth of the Itza well,” Chichen Itza is a Mayan City on the Yucatán Peninsula established before the time of Christopher Columbus. Architectural marvels reflecting a great civilization fill each of the many ruins.
Cobá Archaeological Zone Carretera Federal Tulum 307, 77793 Cobá, Q.R. 77793 Mexico (43.1 mi)
Explore Cobá, an ancient city of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization, located an hour and a half from the resort. Only a few of the estimated 6,500 Mayan ruins have been uncovered, but the ones that have been are graceful and impressive.
Xenses, Carretera Chetumal - Puerto Juárez km 282 MZA 021 Lote 062 Colonia Xcaret Playa del Carmen, Q.R. 77710 Mexico (4.46 mi)
Go flying across the sky on zip lines, venture through the jungle on amphibious vehicles, and float on rafts in underground rivers created millions of years ago when you spend a day at Xplor adventure park.
Hotel Bosque Caribe Calle 20 Nte LB, Gonzalo Guerrero, Playa del Carmen, Q.R. 77720 Mexico (0.22 mi)
Discover 1950s-inspired Brazilian architecture, take in stunning views, and listen to eclectic music by national and international DJs at Canibal Royal — it’s the ultimate beach club experience, day or night.
La Joya Cirque du Soleil
Carretera Federal Cancún-Playa del Carmen Km. 48 Riviera Maya, Q.R. 77710 Mexico (12.4 mi)
As the first Cirque du Soleil resident show in Mexico, JOYÀ draws on local history and heritage to create a sensory journey that blends its whimsical show with inventive cuisine.
El Camaleon Golf Course
Carretera Fed. Chetumal, Pto. Juárez Km. 298, Solidaridad Playa del Carmen, Q.R. 77710 Mexico (5.09 mi)
Designed by a renowned golf legend, this spectacular 18-hole PGA golf course captures the diverse ecosystem of Mayakoba, with its sand dune-lined fairways, mangroves, freshwater canals, and the remarkable Riviera Maya oceanfront as a backdrop.
Carretera Chetúmal Puerto Juárez Kilómetro 282 Solidaridad, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R. 77710 Mexico (4.42 mi)
A nature park in Playa del Carmen that offers a charming journey through the traditions and ecology of Mexico, Xcaret invites visitors to explore more than 50 natural and cultural attractions within the park.
Akumal, Quintana Roo Mexico (22.2 mi)
Stroll along white sands, go snorkeling in the bay, and discover coral reefs and turtles at the Akumal beach community. About an hour’s drive from Playa del Carmen, this peaceful and quaint visitor-friendly town feels a world away from the vibrant city life.
Carretera Chetumal Puerto Juárez Km 240 locales 1 & 2, módulo B, Q.R. 77780 Mexico (27.5 mi)
Take a day trip to Tulum to discover one of the best Riviera Maya and Cancún theme parks. Descend the scenic lighthouse waterslide, admire angelfish and stingrays while snorkeling, take an inner tube river tour, and more — there’s no shortage of things to do.
Calle Corazón 5ta Avenida s/n entre calles 12 y 14, Centro, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R. 77710 Mexico
Go on a souvenir hunt and take home a piece of your travels. Visit Calle Corazón for fashion-brand shopping, sample local cuisines at a variety of eateries, and attend an array of events and entertainment at this indoor-outdoor shopping complex.