Things to See and Do While Staying at Holiday Inn Express Playacar

A schedule packed with outdoor pursuits isn't necessary for a fulfilling trip to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. So, while Holiday Inn Express Playacar doesn't have too much in the way of recreational possibilities, it may still provide the exact setting you're looking to find.

Holiday Inn Express Playacar has one swimming pool, so during your spare time it provides a convenient opportunity to cool off and refresh. A lot of travelers prefer to play at the nearest coast even when a pool may be available. One of the closest beaches to the property is Playa del Carmen, which is less than a mile away.

Since there's no promising that you won't over-indulge on Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's outstanding cuisine, this site can help you maintain your figure; a fitness facility is available on the grounds.


Although Holiday Inn Express Playacar doesn't have a golf course on the property, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange a tee time nearby. Golf courses in this area are Playacar Golf Course, Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, and El Camaleon Mayakoba. The lot of them are within 12 and a half miles and the closest of the group, Playacar Golf Course, is only a small hike away from the lodging, so it won't be trouble to make stopping in for a few rounds of golf. Players will find 18 challenging holes at this nearby course. The total length is 6269 yards, and it's been rated a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, the course can be contacted at 811-52-987-306-24.

Family Activities

Holiday Inn Express Playacar encourages families to stay with them, although you probably won't come across an extra large selection of activities designed for youngsters. If you're looking for somewhere to lodge at with more features that are of particular interest to kids, you might want to consider .

During your stay, you may want to enjoy Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's grown-up attractions, without worrying about the kids. Guests can let the property's staff arrange for a sitter, so parents will have a chance to take a romantic stroll around town.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Also, this location does not offer the convenience of having a nightclub or bar on-site, but that doesn't mean you'll be left without something to do at night.

Another options is to check if one of the accommodations nearby has what you are looking for with regards to nightlife, despite the lack of highly rated options with nightlife in your surrounding area. Your choices are in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Holiday Inn Express Playacar with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Hacienda Vista Real 1.2 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Don Emilione Hotel 0.7 mi. West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 1 check
Condo Hotel Paseo Del Sol 1.3 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Xaman Ha Condos 0.6 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Playacar Palace 0.6 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 3 check
Reef Playacar 1.3 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 5 --
Sunset Fishermen's Resort & Spa 1.2 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 1 --
Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya 1.4 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 2 check
Hotel Lunasol Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Hotel Costa del Mar Downtown Playa del Carmen 2 --
Condo Hotel Maya Pakal Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Riu Lupita All Inclusive 1.7 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 2 check


Not all options in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean can say they have a spa, but Holiday Inn Express Playacar is one of the few in the area that is able to offer its guests a nearby place where they can release tension and renew their bodies. The following list provides some of the services available at the spa:

  • Massages
  • Spa Facility


The beauty salon on the property makes it easy to prepare for a dressy dinner date.

On top of what's available on-site, those who want to do some exploring can find a multitude of exciting things to do and see in Mexico. Regardless of whether you are looking to lay out on the beach or enjoy a couple of rounds on the golf course, you can find lots of other recreational opportunities nearby. Click these pages for information about riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities.


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