What to do on a rainy day in Playa del Carmen?
What to do on a rainy day in Playa del Carmen? Every time we think about Playa del Carmen, we think about sunbathing on beautiful beaches, margaritas, and the warmth of the Caribbean. But, being a tropical destination, some showers and storms can surprise you during your vacation. So what can you do to enjoy your vacations on a beautiful, rainy day at Playa del Carmen? Here are some of our favorite things to do when it rains because a day in rainy Playa del Carmen is still better than a day at work!
Some parks offer all-weather tours that include ATVs, underground rivers, and many exciting activities that take a different meaning with the rain refreshing you. Even if you have done some of these tours on sunny days, we assure you it is a whole different experience if you do them while raining.
Although Playa del Carmen is best known for its fun side rather than its cultural side, the government has been making efforts to enhance the culture within this destination for the past years.
Inaugurated in February 2016, the 3D Museum of Wonders is a 100% interactive museum with 43 works of art and is camera-friendly!
Another option is the Frida Kahlo Museum. This is a small museum where you will enjoy an interesting journey through the life of this Mexican icon.
There are two movie theaters (‘Cines’ in Spanish) in Playa del Carmen. Cinemex is located in Centro Maya Shopping Mall and Cinépolis is in Plaza las Américas. If you want to learn some Spanish, try watching a movie in English with Spanish subtitles.
There are two main shopping malls in Playa del Carmen: Paseo del Carmen and Quinta alegría, but there are many stores where you can buy souvenirs, tequila, Mexican sculptures, and Mexican textiles and clothing.
There are four casinos in Playa del Carmen with slot machines, and some have sports betting.
Who can resist a warm cup of coffee on a rainy day? But let’s try something different! Forget about Starbucks and try Mexican coffee from Mexican coffee shops while enjoying the rain in paradise.
Adventure tours, night clubs, snorkel, archaeological sites… it is all amusing and thrilling until you return to your hotel feeling exhausted. Take advantage of that rainy day and pamper yourself with a day at the spa. You will love it!
If you are here with your loved one, take the chance and kiss under the rain because, c’mon… there is nothing as romantic as kissing… under the rain… in the Riviera Maya!