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Playa del Carmen Bar Crawl

Visit many of the famous night spots that help make Playa del Carmen a popular party town.
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Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 1.2 miles
Duration: Half day

Overview :  Playa del Carmen, often just called "Playa" translates to beach. But regardless of how hot it gets on the beach during the... more »

Tips:  Basic general precautions and common sense is required. Also, be respectful of others and be careful to know your limit.

Taxis are... more »

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Points of Interest

Fusion Bar, located on the beach, is the perfect place to start the evening. Spend the final moments of daylight watching the sky turn colors with one of the best beachfront bar cocktail menus.

Fusion also offers live entertainment, both music and specialty shows, such as a fire show. The performers usually request "propina" (tips), so... More

2. Zenzi

If you want a change of scenery from Fusion, but still want to spend some time on the beach, then Zenzi is the next place to visit.

Starting at 5pm, the beach bar offers local entertainment with music. Two bands play nightly and they play everything such as rock, blues, salsa, cumbia, Latin or reggae.
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Hours: Restaurant is open for breakfast... More

If you walked 5th Avenue during the day you might have noticed this restaurant with barrels used as tables.

This is a great place to people watch if you get an outside table. Early in the evening, all the "traffic" -- people -- are walking on "la Quinta" - 5th avenue.

It offers a typical Mexican pub menu, gives ladies a... More

4. Legends Sports Bar

This is where visitors to Playa catch a game. All major sports matches, football, basketball, baseball, soccer, and more can be viewed by its multiple big screen TVs.

The sports bar also serves classic sports bar food including buffalo wings.

hours: open

The evening really begins at 10pm when people start heading down to 12th street along the beach. Known as the party street, you can find many options for dancing and drinking here.

Probably the most famous club is one of the originals, the Blue Parrot. This beachfront bar attempts to create a zen setting, but it can seem unclean. Also, the... More

Coco Bongo combines the club scene with a theatrical show. One price admission provides all drinks and the entertainment.

In between the opportunity to dance to the latest techno-style beats, the stage comes alive with fantastic performances by the staff. Expect to see lip sync renditions of popular music (current and past) and also acts with... More