Recognized by travelers from around the world as one of the most beautiful beaches to visit, Playa Paraíso is located a few kilometers south of the pre-Hispanic site of Tulum, in the State of Quintana Roo. It is a sanctuary of white beaches of smooth sand and a pleasant swell of turquoise hue, very similar to a dream paradise.
Playa Paraíso is the perfect destination to find rest and recreation at the highest level in the Riviera Maya, since it combines the jungle and the sea. In this coastal community, one of those with the best tourist projection on the coast of Quintana Roo, you can find extremely varied accommodation options, for example, great ..
A coastal place to not miss
Among the most advisable recreational activities to enjoy in Playa Paraíso include the zip line, snorkeling and ecotourism. In the latter case, it is very interesting to observe sea turtles, cat sharks and crabs of different species. In the vicinity of this Caribbean beach there are several fun theme parks and the Kantun-chi nature reserve, perfect for nature tourism. Tourist destinations such as Playa del Carmen and Puerto Morelos are also located nearby. The Aktun Chen Natural Park is another alternative to take into account, due to its rich biodiversity. It is located somewhat further south, after Akumal.
To comfortably enjoy Playa Paraíso, we suggest you stay perfectly hydrated, in addition to wearing clothing and footwear suitable for that tropical environment. It is also essential to carry insect repellent. It is important to know that the weather in this region of Quintana Roo is extremely hot and sunny practically all year.
Among the most suitable clothes to visit this coastal corner we have cotton garments, since they are easy to dry, the swimsuit, a change of clothes, towels, sandals and accessories such as dark lenses, cap and sunscreen. If you visit Playa Paraíso in the rainy season it is also advisable to wear an umbrella, a light sweater and to spend the nights, long pants.
Playa Paraíso gastronomy
This beach destination offers us delicious specialties prepared with seafood and fish. Also unmissable are dishes such as lime soup, cheese and creations prepared with corn tortillas. But fans of international cuisine will also find Italian, French and Argentinean restaurants in this Caribbean community, among several others.
Some of the best restaurants that can be visited in the surroundings of Playa Paraíso are El Santuario del Manatí, El Emporio and Ándale. Featured dishes that can be tasted in these places are the broth with pieces of turkey or chicken, accompanied by lime juice and fried tortillas and seafood ceviche, prepared with the sea food favorite of the diner, coriander, lemon juice, tomato and onion. In some places it is customary to season this dish with oregano and olive oil.
It is also essential to try the famous “Tikin-xic” roasted fish, buy typical handicrafts and clothing, take pictures of cat sharks, practice snorkeling, diving and swimming.