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5 places to camp on the Riviera Maya

Now that the hottest season in the Riviera Maya has passed, it is the ideal time to enjoy a weekend of camping on one of the impressive beaches that this Mexican paradise has to offer.

The Riviera Maya, besides having fascinating landscapes and impressive beaches, is the ideal place to camp and watch the stars in some of its virgin beaches you will find.

Below we recommend five beaches where you can camp and enjoy wonderful sunsets and sunrises over the Caribbean Sea:

1.TULUM

Very close to the archaeological zone of Tulum we find three places where we can camp, among others:

Camping Santa Fe (8 USD per person)

Playa Roca ( 4 USD per person )

Playa Palmas (5 USD per person)

Any of these options has everything you need to spend an unforgettable weekend. All the facilities have bathrooms and showers, besides being located a few meters from the beach which has bars, restaurants, tour agencies and water sports such as snorkeling or kite-surfing.

To get to Tulum it is highly recommended to use a shuttle from Cancun to Tulum service, so you can fully enjoy your stay in Tulum, and just worry about relaxing and having a good time.

2.PAA MUL

Paa Mul beach is located in a small bay with white sand and rocky bottom only 15 minutes south of Playa del Carmen.

It is one of the most peaceful and beautiful places in the Riviera Maya for camping. The cost is 8 USD per person and it has 24 hour security, bathrooms, hot showers, beach bar and restaurant. A good option to spend a great day and take the opportunity to snorkel or dive discovering the wonderful water life of the Mexican Caribbean.

3.XPU-HÁ

If you don't know Xpu-Ha beach yet, don't hesitate to choose this option!

Considered one of the most beautiful and famous beaches of the Riviera Maya, it is located 20 minutes south of Playa del Carmen. It has public facilities, bathrooms and showers and the cost per tent is 150 MXN/person. In addition, Xpu-Ha has 24-hour security, several beach clubs, restaurants and plenty of water sports and beach activities available such as paragliding, kite-surfing, snorkeling or scuba diving.

4.PUNTA BETÉ

Punta Beté stands out as one of the most peaceful and beautiful beaches in the Mexican Caribbean, a place that falls in love and encourages relaxation and rest because of its clear sand and calm turquoise waves.

It is located about 5 miles northeast of the city of Playa del Carmen and has restaurant service, rental cabins, camping areas, spectacular scenery and a tiny archaeological site located in the same place.

Don't miss the opportunity to take advantage of your visit to Punta Beté to practice snorkeling!

XCACEL

Xcacel is one of the best kept secrets of the Mexican Caribbean because of its unspoiled beach, no hotels nearby and a freshwater cenote just a few meters from the beach, it's the perfect place to have a picnic during the day and camp at night enjoying a starry night!

To get to Xcacel you must take the road from Playa del Carmen to Tulum, and almost arriving to the latter in front of the Bahía Príncipe complex between Chemuyil and Xel-Há you will find this wonderful place that you can access for a cost of 30 pesos per day. An excellent idea is to rent a car in Cancun and drive to Xcacel and other destinations in the surrounding area.

If you also want to enjoy all these attractions that the Riviera Maya has to offer, Senderos is the ideal place for you and your family to build the home of your dreams.

Tulum is a paradise on earth, highly recommended.

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