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Playa Del Carmen Gay Pride
Playa Pride is held in Playa del Carmen Mexico every June and includes pride parties, parades and events attracting visitors from around the world.
Play Pride is shaping to be a major international event in the municipality. The 7 days of celebration will convert the streets into parades filled with colours and music; parks into places of tolerance and diversity and cinemas / gallery’s into places of learning and friendship.
As well as highlighting the advances in Human Rights in Mexico, Playa Pride will celebrate the dynamism and diversity of Playa del Carmen.
Once a small village, Playa del Carmen is one of the most glamorous places in the Mexican Caribbean. “Playa”, as it is known by regular visitors, is situated in the heart of the Riviera Maya, located southeast of Mexico, and 70 km south of Cancun. It gathers the best restaurants, shops and night and bathed by the waters of the Caribbean Sea. Famous for its tolerant and welcoming atmosphere, the city hosts some of the largest gay circuit parties and festivals in Mexico.
The Pride parade takes place on the final Saturday of the event at 4:00 pm, with starting at Av.Benito Juarez Poliforum sports center ending at the Plaza, in front of City Hall with a closing event with special guests an performances.
Gay Map of Playa Del Carmen
Life both day and night happens on the famous Fifth Avenue, an attractive market where you will find all kinds of shops and boutiques, street vendors, cafés and restaurants, and an international and bohemian atmosphere. The gay clubs in Playa del Carmen is the ‘Playa 69’, on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 12th Street, its fun and may get a little wild, but it’s only open on weekends and well past midnight. For a more diverse group in a classic place stop by the Blue Parrot on the beach and Calle 12 to dance the night away to the sea. In fact, most of the nightlife of Playa del Carmen is on 12th Street.
Recommended Hotels in Playa Del Carmen
Playa Del Carmen has amazing hotels, some all inclusive just outside the centre and many boutique properties right in the heart of the resort. Here is our best selection all with access to private beach clubs – a must!
Grand Hyatt Hotel
5 Star, On The Beach
Offering 3 ocean-front outdoor pools, a spa and wellness centre with spectacular architecture, located in Mamita’s Beach, all rooms have a TV, air conditioning, iPod dock and a coffee machine.