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«Playa del Carmen, located in the Riviera Maya, is a tourist destination known for its paradise beaches and relaxed atmosphere. The shores of Playa del Carmen along the Caribbean Sea offer a variety of beautiful and diverse beaches that attract travelers from all over the world. Here, they can immerse themselves in crystal-clear waters, relax on the white sand, and enjoy the unique tropical ambiance that this region has to offer. From the lively Playa Mamitas to the tranquil Punta Esmeralda, these beaches are true gems of the Mexican Caribbean. Get ready to explore these coastal paradises!


Playa del Carmen has 9 beautiful beaches with the Blue Flag distinction, 6 of which are managed by the Federal Maritime Land Zone Directorate of the Solidaridad Municipality, and 3 by private companies: 1 by Hotel Gran Sirenis and 2 by Hotel Iberostar (Paraíso and Tucan Quetzal).»


The Blue Flag is an international certification awarded to sustainable beaches, marinas, and tourism boats, recognizing coastal destinations that have achieved excellence in environmental management and conservation, safety and services, the implementation of environmental education activities, and water quality.

The Blue Flag distinction is comprised of 33 criteria focused on: Environmental Information and Education, Environmental Management and Safety, Water Quality, and Services.

PLAYA DEL CARMEN HAS ALSO ACHIEVED 11 PLATINUM BEACH CERTIFICATIONS granted by the Mexican Institute for Standardization and Certification AC (IMNC).

All beaches that can improve and enhance the environmental conditions of their surroundings with the support of private initiatives, government, and individuals to achieve high standards of quality and sustainability.

Underwater cleanup is of paramount importance for the platinum certification as it is aimed at the conservation and preservation of marine species and coastal ecosystems. This activity helps reduce the pollution of our seas and oceans and promotes environmental awareness.

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