I will be in Playa del Carmen in less than two weeks!!! I am fortunate that the Riviera Maya is a quick and economical trip from Monterrey, not to mention the unbelievable beaches. I know it’s early, but I’m already thinking of what I will be bringing for this six day vacation.
Since I have been there before, I know this for sure: It’s humid no matter what time of year. Cotton, linen, and gauze reign supreme. I also know that most days will be hanging out on the beach, and evenings will be spent strolling down 5th Ave for drinks and dinner. A day or two spent in Tulum is mandatory, and maybe a trip to Valladolid/Chichen Itza. With this in mind, here is my preliminary packing list.
- 2 bathing suits
- 2 cover ups
- 1 pair jean shorts
- 3 tops (at least one with short/long sleeves in case of sunburn)
- 1 cotton dress (for the interim period between the beach and evening)
- 5 casual dresses for nights
- kimono & tank top
- flip flops, black sandals (possibly sneakers too)
Let the countdown begin!