Xaman-Há (“northern water” in Maya) was an important city in the Prehispanic period for people who wanted to get to Cozumel, where they revered the goddess Ixchel. For centuries, it was a fishing town.
Playa is the most visited city in the Mayan Riviera by local and foreign tourists.
Recent researches in the area prove that there is an underground connection through a network of cenotes and flooded caves distributed along the Yucatan Peninsula.
Apart from shops and restaurants, on Fifth Avenue you can find the extreme Prehispanic show of the Voladores de Papantla, who dance near the Portal Maya.
In Playa del Carmen you will find the only 3D museum in the American continent. It houses 60 works by artist Kut Wenner, who is known for making paintings with a third-dimensional effect.
In Playa del Carmen there are several golf courses like El Camaleon Mayakoba, Hard Rock Golf Club Rivera Maya, Grand Coral Rivera Maya Golf and Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club.
European airports have since 2008 a specific assistance to help passengers with reduced mobility or disability to carry out procedures and move, which is usually free.
Among the best and safest companies focused in special needs travels in Spain are Accesitravel, Ocio Turismo Accesibles, Viajeros sin límite, Travel for All, Vavava and Travel Xperience.