Playacar Weather October Averages, Mexico

    Playacar Weather for October 2021

    What's the Weather like in Playacar in October

    Located in the Quintana Roo province of Mexico, Playacar is home to some of the most luxurious hotels, restaurants and attractions in the Playa del Carmen area. It's developed and grown over the years from a small fishing town to one of Mexico's most sought-after resorts.


    The average daily temperature for October drops from September to 27°C (about 81°F). You can expect low temperatures to drop down slightly to 23°C (around 74°F), still warm and pleasant for enjoying time outdoors in the evenings between the raindrops. The highs go up to 31°C (about 87°F), hot for this time of year, especially when compared to many areas in Europe. Be sure to pack your short-sleeved shirts and shorts, and you'll also want an umbrella or poncho, as the heavy rains continue into this month.


    The average rainfall amounts for this month total 218mm, falling over 13 days, the second wettest month of the year. The chance of rain on any given day is 39 percent and the chance of a cloudy day is 28 percent. More than likely you'll have a rainy day or two during your visit, but check the local forecast[HW1]  before you head out to know for sure.

    Average Sunshine Hours

    The sun shines for 8 hours a day this month and the chance of a sunny day is 12 percent. Wearing a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen is still important this time of year, as you can still get sunburnt in the autumn sun.


    The chance of having a windy day is 6 percent, so you shouldn't have to worry about too much sand blowing around while relaxing on the beach.

    Average Sea Temperature

    Even if it does rain, it tends to come in short bursts, giving you time to enjoy the warm ocean temperatures in between rain showers. The average sea temperature for this time of year is 29°C (about 84°F), a great temperature for enjoying swimming, watersports and spending time in the sand.

    Playacar Hotels in October

    Casa Melissa

    Located right in the heart of Playa del Carmen, on the famed 5th Avenue, Casa Melissa is a boutique hotel close to the beach, restaurants and bars. You can choose from two double beds or king bed and some rooms have private terraces to enjoy the view even more. Other amenities include a swimming pool, sunbeds and a 24-hour front desk to answer any questions and offer suggestions on what to do and see in Playa del Carmen.

    Villa Aqua

    If you're really wanting to splurge, go for the exclusive five-bedroom Villa Aqua just minutes from town and the beach. While there, you'll get free round-trip airport transfer, welcome snack, bottled water, honor bar and free wireless internet and phone calls. The home comes with a host who's on call 24/7, as well as a chef and kitchen assistant who is available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to prepare meals.

    Aldea Thai Lixury Condohotel

    Aldea Thai Luxury Condohotel provides guests with numerous amenities and plenty of living space for enjoying time in Playacar in October. All of the rooms are suites and range from the one-bedroom junior suite to the top-floor penthouse suite. The resort has a swimming pool, elevators, free parking and currency exchange. Other helpful amenities include laundry services, a beach club and pantry shopping service to stock your room before you arrive.

    Beach in Playacar for October

    Another popular Playa del Carmen beach, Mamitas Beach is the place to see and be seen when in the area. The ocean water averages about 29°C (about 84°F), still plenty warm to enjoy a nice swim or practice surfing or stand-up paddleboarding. Many restaurants, bars and beach clubs have seating right on the beach, so you can eat and drink without leaving the sand. 

    Bars and Restaurants

    Asiana Restaurant

    If you need a break from Mexican food, try Asiana Restaurant that combines Chinese, Japanese and Thai cuisines. The restaurant is part of The Royal resort, providing a classy atmosphere and a convenient location. Open for lunch and dinner, it's an ideal place for a cozy lunch date or intimate and romantic dinner. Dress code is resort casual, so dress comfy but leave the flip flops and swimsuit back at your hotel.

    Langosteria Maya Restaurant

    The exterior of the Langosteria Maya Restaurant looks just like an authentic straw hut, giving diners a fun atmosphere to enjoy the establishment's Mexican take on fish and seafood. Thanks to large size, this is a good choice for bigger groups dining together and it is also family-friendly. If you're too tired from the day's adventures to eat in, take your meal to go or even have it delivered.

    Fiesta Margarita

    You can't visit Mexico without tasting a delicious margarita and the Fiesta Margarita stand in Playa del Carmen is just the place to try one. This tiny stands serves margaritas, frozen and on the rocks, as well as numerous Mexican beers. Throughout the week, you can take advantage of different drink specials like two Pina Coladas for only 80 pesos.

    Things to do in Playacar in October

    Plaza Playacar

    Get out of the October rain and check out some of the great shopping that exists in Playacar. Plaza Playacar is the largest shopping center in Playacar and fits in well with its surroundings, designed in traditional Maya style. Wares you'll find here include jewelry and clothing from Mexico and the Caribbean, as are handmade goods and trinkets. The center also has several restaurants if you need a quick break from shopping.

    Scuba Caribe

    One place where the rain doesn't matter is under the surface of the warm late summer waters. Scuba Caribe has a base in Playacar and offers diving experiences along the Riviera Maya. The office is located right on the beachfront with easy access from the shoreline hotels and gives divers access to over 10 different local underwater sites. There's even a "bubblemakers" course for kids that teaches the basics of scuba.

    Dressel Drivers

    If scuba isn't in your thing, you can still enjoy the amazing underwater sights of Playacar by snorkeling in its pristine waters. Dressel Drivers offers snorkeling tours that take you out to the best snorkeling sights off the coast of Playa del Carmen. You can rent all the equipment you need from them or they also sell affordable snorkeling gear. Several tours are available including snorkeling near Cozumel and snorkeling combined with tours of the Mayan ruins.

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