Last updated on August 16, 2017
Playa del Carmen, Q.R. – Playa del Carmen has been ranked the friendliest city in Latin America by Expedia travelers, according to a blog on the company’s website. Although the popular seaside town known as the heart of Riviera Maya took top spot, two other Riviera Maya towns — Puerto Morelos and Akumal — also made the friendliest in Latin Amreica list along with several other Mexican vacation destinations.
All-in-all, the state of Quintana Roo was mentioned as having five of the friendliest cities in Latin American, however in total, Mexico took 13 of the 40 mentions. Expedia Worldwide, who released the list, say the cities were chosen among travelers who took into account hospitality, comfort and tranquility.
Here is what Expedia had to say:
Latin America is characterized by the kindness and warmth of its people. And not only that, the beautiful landscapes, natural wonders and delicious traditional food make a holiday in any corner of the continent, accompanied by local hospitality.
The recommendations of the travelers are certainly always fundamental when it comes to choosing among so many alternatives for your next trip.
That’s why we list the top 40 cities in Mexico based on the customers reviews of Expedia Worldwide. It has taken into account customer service hotel, highlighting the reasons to visit as: hospitality, comfort and tranquility.
#1 Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo
Immersed in the heart of the Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen offers that pleasing combination of relaxation and fun. This magical destination is surrounded by fascinating archaeological sites and offers something for any type of visitor. From a peaceful day in front of the sea to a night of drinks on 5th Avenue. As if that were not enough, the attention in hotels in Playa del Carmen will make you feel like family.
#5 Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Located on the Caribbean coast, this quiet fishing village is home to the second largest barrier reef in the world. It is an ideal destination for diving and other marine activities. If you are looking to enjoy the delights of seafood, this is the ideal place. Puerto Morelos has a huge variety of restaurants both regional and international, where you will always be treated with a smile.
#7 Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico
It is the favorite place for divers from all over the world for its beautiful reefs. It also has an incredible ecological reserve for kayaking. If physical activity is not your forte, do not worry, there is also a fabulous submarine tour. You can enjoy the tour of the reefs at a depth of 30 meters.
#25 Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico
The southern region of Mexico, as well as much of Central America, has an extensive archaeological history to tell. It is worth taking the time to learn about ancient civilizations while enjoying magnificent landscapes.
Other Mexico mentions include:
#4 San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico
#8 Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico
#17 Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
#20 Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
#23 Xpu-Ha, Quintana Roo, Mexico
#26 Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico
#34 Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico
#35 Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
#39 Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico