We often get asked where we ourselves like to hang out and have dinner in Playa. Therefore we’ve put together a list of our Top Picks. We’ve also managed to get you some great discounts at these places. This will make them even more attractive for you. So, how it works; Simply bring your Latido de Mexico Top Picks Discount Card and show it to the staff to receive the great discounts described below. Some places need to be contacted online for booking. In that case make sure to mention the Latido de Mexico Top Picks discount card when making a reservation.
You will find your Latido de Mexico Top Picks discount card in the property upon your arrival. It will be together with a list and description of the participating businesses. We would love to get your feedback on your experience using the card so please send us your comments!
OUR TOP PICKS RESTAURANTS
El Zorro Plateado
This lively restaurant offers a large choice of Mexican food and also great beers. Furthermore, it’s in a great location at the north end of 5th Avenue (on the corner with CTM/Calle 46). They also have wonderful cocktails, a good atmosphere, and a well-considered musical playlist. Although they cater to all eaters, they also have a great choice for vegetarians. So, bring your Latido de Mexico discount card and receive a 10% discount.
Playa’s funkiest beach club! It has a 1950´s Brazilian inspired architecture, breathtaking views and a wide selection of eclectic music from around the globe. It is the perfect location to get a taste of the Caribbean with an unusual touch of class and funkiness!! Canibal Royal is the only destination for those who want to have a sophisticated and fun time at the beach enjoying great drinks, food, music and ambience were the true essence of “La vida de la playa” comes alive!! On the beach and terrace they serve light fare all day, the restaurant is for a more intimate yet casual lunch and the Juice Bar for healthy and naughty beverages all day! Located at Calle 48 and the beach. So, bring your Latido de Mexico discount card and receive a 10% discount.
Trendy, stylish and chic Mexican restaurant and bar serving sophisticated, contemporary cuisine with an outstanding menu of regional food and also a huge variety of international dishes. They have the best and most amazing cocktails and are in a great location on the corner of 5th Avenue and Calle 30. Every night in Almirante Pech is an unforgettable experience. Bring your Latido de Mexico discount card to receive a 10% discount.
Restaurant El Jardin (The Garden) is centrally located in a lush tropical garden, surrounded by the sound of waterfalls, birds and classical music or jazz. The kitchen is a fusion of Yucatecan food with a Mediterranean touch of the Czech owner, hence Comida YucaCheca. All ingredients are fresh, local, and organic when possible. The traditional tortilla is handmade! Open from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Friday evening 6pm to 9 pm is Noche de Divas; a fusion of opera, boleros, chansons and jazz. Located on Calle 20 between Avenida 10 and 15. So, bring your Latido de Mexico discount card and get a free beer or coffee with your meal.
Plank offers an upscale dining experience like no other in the region by focusing on a special cooking technique designed to infuse a delicate touch of flavor by cooking the food directly on Himalayan salt planks or Cedar wood planks. They feature a gourmet family style menu including USDA certified beef, chicken and fish, grilled vegetables, and gourmet flatbreads. Be sure to try their signature dishes including Cedar Plank Salmon, Filet Mignon Wellington, and Himalayan plank whole grilled fish. Receive a 20% off Tuesday dining if you pay in cash and go for one complimentary brunch on Saturday or Sunday. Bring your Latido de Mexico discount card and complimentary voucher for discounts to apply. Located on the corner of Calle 16bis and Avenida 1.
Imprevist – Resto & Wine
Imprevist, a Catalan word meaning “the unexpected” is a place where creativity and love meet to bring something truly amazing to your table. They feature an International and Asian Fusion gourmet menu with a sweet twist, something truly “unexpected”. Imprevist offers 20% off the breakfast and brunch experience Monday through Friday and 20% off on Thursday dining if you pay in cash and bring your Latido de Mexico discount card. Located on Avenida 1 between Calle 14 and 16bis.
Diablito Cha Cha Cha
Diablito Cha Cha Cha serves a fusion of Asian and Mexican flavors using a variety of meats and seafood. The bar chef recommends and serves cocktails which complement each course throughout the meal. Situated in the heart of Playa del Carmen’s exciting club zone, on the corner of Avenida 1 and Calle 12, Diablito Cha Cha Cha is funky, retro, and cool and is a great place to see and be seen. So, bring your Latido de Mexico discount card and receive a 10% discount.
La Casa del Agua
Casual fine dining in Playa del Carmen since 2001. La Casa del Agua has an international menu specializing in seafood but both the meat lover and the vegetarian will also find wonderful gourmet cuisine here. In addition, Casa del Agua has an excellent wine cellar with more than 300 labels from 9 countries. Located on the corner of 5th Avenue and Calle 2 – bring your Latido de Mexico discount card and receive a 15% discount.
The concept in Casa Mayahuel is traditional Mexican cuisine with a modern twist. Chef Aldeir Garduno has created a unique menu incorporating modern and fresh elements into traditional recipes, gathered from all around Mexico. Casa Mayahuel also serves pulque and artesanal mezcals, unique in Playa. Make sure to check out the cultural events that are being organized, like Mayan language classes, body painting lessons, and art shows. There is live music in the evenings, Wed through Sat – bring your Latido de Mexico discount card and receive a 10% discount.
OUR TOP PICK NIGHTLIFE
Dirty Martini Lounge
A truly unique Playa Bar with a European feel, excellent drinks, top shelf cocktails, a wide selection of beer, and, of course, a long list of specialty martinis! You’ll want to keep coming back to be a part of the local scene that hangs out there, the wonderful staff and also the excellent music. Located on 1st Avenue between Calle 10 and 12- bring your Latido de Mexico discount card and receive a 15% discount except on Tuesday 2×1 martinis and Thursday when Ladies drink half price.
OUR TOP PICKS TOURS AND ACTIVITIES
YucaTreks Adventure Tours
YucaTreks tours are designed to immerse you into the culture, history and also natural wonders of the Riviera Maya and Yucatan with local guides who are passionate about sharing their knowledge. They are known as the tour company for people who don’t do tours! Meet others, learn more, and get an inside look into the local sights and sounds that make up the Yucatan Peninsula. Bring your passion and enthusiasm and they look after the rest! Book your tour through the YucaTreks website and make sure to mention the Latido de Mexico discount card to get 15% off.
Scuba 10 offers dive courses, reef diving, cavern diving and also snorkeling experiences. At Scuba 10 you will find friendly service, safety, good fun, respect for nature, and, especially relevant, customer satisfaction. With your Latido de Mexico discount card you can get a mask and snorkel rental for only 30 pesos per day as well as an 8 USD discount on diving tours and courses. Your dive equipment rental will also be for free for every dive you do with Scuba 10 which is located on Avenida 10 between Calle 10 and 12.
Riviera Elite Private Yacht Tours
Riviera Elite Private Yacht Tours offers private half or full day yacht tours on a 40 foot luxurious yacht with excellent customer service, great food and also an open bar. During the tour you will visit some of the most amazing spots on the Riviera Maya coast. Snorkel with turtles and colorful fish on beautiful reefs or enjoy private inlets with calm shallow waters for the ultimate in relaxation and privacy. Riviera Elite Private Yacht Tours has tours that fit any budget. Book online email@example.com or call 984 168 0632. Mention the Latido de Mexico discount card to get a 15% discount on any tour.
YOGA – Ellen de Jonge
Ellen de Jonge teaches a style of Yoga called Vinyasa Flow. Renowned in her field for her strength and helping her students to find their own strength Ellen will challenge you in class, but not without a special focus on safety, alignment, breath and meditation. You can book private or group classes with Ellen through her website. Mention the Latido de Mexico discount card and you will receive a 15% discount.