Safety in Playa del Carmen

You've heard so many rumors and stories about Mexico, but are they true? And Mexico is a big country, there are areas that are safe and others to avoid. Attached are articles from various authors with differing perspectives for you to use in making your decision. We LOVE Playa del Carmen and the lovely people who live there and hope that you will feel comfortable visiting soon

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Safety in Playa del Carmen
Is it safe to travel to Playa del Carmen, MX?
The answer lies in the fact that Mexico is a large country and you cannot make a sweeping statement about an entire country. There are, and have been, areas that I would NEVER travel to in Mexico and I would certainly never suggest anyone else go...



Safety in Playa del Carmen
If you see a large group of police and law enforcement...
If you see a large group of police and law enforcement types, don't freak out. It's a difference in policing styles in Mexico. Here's a great explanation from an ex US cop about this.



Safety in Playa del Carmen
Is Playa Del Carmen Safe? Dangers and Safety
Is Playa Del Carmen Safe? What are the dangers and is there crime in Playa Del Carmen that you should be worried about for your vacation? What is the low down on Playa Del Carmen crime? We tell you everything you need to know here so you can have a safe time living in or traveling to Playa Del Carmen.


Safety in Playa del Carmen
Drinking water and food preparation
Everyone drinks bottled water in Playa del Carmen, including the locals. Restaurants will bring you a bottle of water (they do charge for it) and a glass of ice. The rule of thumb is if the ice has a dimple in it, it was made from purified water. ...


Safety in Playa del Carmen
What to Do in an Emergency in Mexico
No one goes on vacation expecting something bad to happen, but you should always be prepared for an emergency, no matter where you'll be traveling. When planning your trip to Mexico, there are a few ways to prepare in advance so you know what to do...


Safety in Playa del Carmen
If you will be spending a lot of time in the jungle...
If you will be spending a lot of time in the jungle particularly during the summer months when there is a lot of standing water due to rain, please take precautions against Dengue Fever.



At Caribbean Beachfront Condo, we have an electric stove and dryer. The water heater is central to all condos and is in a separate building by itself. There is no furnace since we don't need one!! There is no possibility of exposure to Carbon Monoxide.


Safety in Playa del Carmen
Driving to Caribbean Beachfront Condo
We are located in Fase 1 of Playacar. We are just a few blocks from downtown Playa del Carmen in a gated community.


Safety in Playa del Carmen
Our condo is located in Playacar phase 1. This should help...
Our condo is located in Playacar phase 1. This should help you to understand the area better.


Safety in Playa del Carmen
These are the things that no one warns you about in Mexico ...
These are the things that no one warns you about in Mexico


Safety in Playa del Carmen
Four wrong beliefs about Mexico. As Mark Twain said, "It...
Four wrong beliefs about Mexico. As Mark Twain said, "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so."


Safety in Playa del Carmen
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