It’s 1 and 2 for the state of Quintana Roo in the 2016 Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice awards. Members of the world’s largest online travel community have rated Playa del Carmen as the Best Destination in Mexico, Cancun came second and Tulum was in fifth position.

In the Travelers’ Choice Best Beaches in Mexico category, the dominance of the Mexican Caribbean was even more overwhelming. Our soft white sand and turquoise waters won five of the top 10 spots:

  • No. 1 Playa Paraíso, Tulum (also No. 21 in the World’s Top 25 Beaches)
  • No. 2 Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres
  • No. 3 Akumal
  • No. 5 Playa Paraíso, Cozumel
  • No. 6, Playa Delfines, Cancun