Best Beaches in Mexico. Playa Paraiso, Tulum: This beach is incredibly close to the famous Mayan ruins in Tulum, which are two hours from Cancun. Many consider Paraiso to be one of the most beautiful beaches not just in Mexico, but also in the entire world.
Top Ten Things to Do in Playa del Carmen, Mexico: It's a bit like Cancun, and if it had a laid back European vibe. Playa is attracting an ever increasing swarm of tourists but Playa del Carmen is certainly worth visiting for its beaches, the warm blue-green water, the weather, and the nightlife. Here is our list of Top Ten things to do in Playa del Carmen. Image cc: KoiQuestion Cenote-Ik-Kil-Mexico-Late-afternoon-viewcc 2.0 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/koiquest10/9696492595) text added.