There are swimmable beaches and many hotels have swimming pools; cenotes nearby, too.
Locals take snorkelers out to snorkel the offshore reef.
Locals take divers to the offshore reef.
Streets are not too busy with traffic, a nice place to ride.
Avoiding the heat of the day whenever possible, you can walk for miles along the sandy beach.
Several golf courses in the area
Not a big club scene, but plenty of bars, and Cancun about half an hour up the road.
Good place to read; a good bookstore faces the main plaza.
There's a small market facing the plaza.
Chichen Itza and Tulum are two major sites within a couple hours' drive.
Outside town are a botanical garden, crocodile farm, and several beautiful cenotes.
Can't get much closer than this!
Cross the coast highway to visit the real town, where people live and shop, and the kids breakdance and play b-ball in the town plaza.
Long beaches; some cenotes on the road to the interior
More of a married couples scene, but there's action if you look for it.
Compared to Cancun and Playa del Carmen, things are simple and kicked back here.
Yup, this is where the middle classes live, work, and vacation!
Mexicans vacation here in July and August, but most foreigners come in the winter. It rains in the summer.
Plenty of English-speakers, many are on vacation.
Mexico's busiest airport after Mexico City is at the south end of Cancun.
Phyiscally close to Central American border, but accesswise, it's relatively close to everywhere via the international airport.
There are a range of hotels from simple to pretty nice, plus vacation rentals. Nothing too fancy, however.
Caribbean beach resorts are not the usual destination of super budget hounds.
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