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

Although guests may not find that many recreational opportunities right at Holiday Inn Express Playacar, that doesn't mean you won't encounter a variety of other fun things to see and do while you're in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

Holiday Inn Express Playacar has one swimming pool on their property, so whether you're with a group that likes to make a splash or just your significant other, it provides a nice place to go for a swim, or relax by the water. Truthfully, even with access to a pool, most guests are so attracted to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's beaches that they rarely use the pool during their vacation. The closest beach to Holiday Inn Express Playacar is Playa del Carmen, which is less than a mile away.

Some travelers worry about finding a gym that they can use during their stay, but here they have them covered; a fitness facility is available on the grounds.


Although Holiday Inn Express Playacar doesn't have a golf course on the property, it's possible that you could make arrangements to play a round or two during your stay. Golf courses nearby include Playacar Golf Course, El Camaleon Mayakoba, and Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club. Each is within 12 and a half miles and the closest of the collection, Playacar Golf Course, is only a quick interval away from the lodging, so it won't be a bother to plan stopping in for some rounds on the links. There are 18 holes at this course. This 6269 yard course is rated as a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, the course can be reached at 811-52-987-306-24.

Family Activities

Holiday Inn Express Playacar welcomes families, but you probably will not encounter a lot of different amenities specifically intended for the younger set. If you want somewhere to stay with more features that that appeal to kids, you might want to consider .

No matter how much you love them, you might want to spend a few hours away from the kids. Guests can make arrangements for a babysitter, so that parents have the opportunity to escape for a few hours of alone time.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Furthermore, guests will find that this location does not offer the convenience of having a nightclub or bar on-site, though you'll still be able to find some nearby nightlife.

You'll also find a few nearby accommodations with after-dark activities of their own. None of the lodgings immediately surrounding your property have significantly high ratings with regards to nightlife, but they will offer you a bit of variety. Check out those listed in the following table:

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 -- --


Not all accommodations in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean feature on-site spas, but Holiday Inn Express Playacar is one pleasant place that does offer its patrons an effortless way to relax under the care of talented professionals. This list shows a sample of the available services:

  • Massages
  • Spa Facility


The beauty salon on the property offers a convenient way to get ready in style for a special evening.

Besides what can be found on the grounds of this property, travelers itching to do some exploring won't find a shortage of interesting things to do and see in Mexico. Whether you're looking to relax at the beach or play a round of golf, you will find plenty of other options for recreation in and around the area. Check out these pages to learn more regarding fishing, riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, sightseeing, and other activities.


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