Playacar Weather September Averages, Mexico
What's the Weather like in Playacar in September
Despite being in the center of the tourist hotspot Riviera Maya, Playacar is quiet and secluded luxury resort offering a holiday away to Mexico. Overlooking Cozumel, just a 40-minute drive south from Cancun and with the lively Playa del Carmen right next door, it's an ideal base for exploring the popular resort area.
Although it's still hot this month, temperatures do start to drop slightly as the summer edges its way into autumn. The average daily temperature for this time of year is 28°C (around 82°F). The lows drop to 24°C (about 76°F) and the highs will still reach up to a hot 32°C (around 89°F). The humidity starts to wane during this month, so even with high temperatures, it feels pretty comfortable. You'll still want to wear short-sleeved shirts, shorts and capris during the day and perhaps a light jacket or sweater at night when you'll be outside.
Average Sunshine Hours
This month, you'll have one less hour of sunshine a day compared to August, with 9 hours a day. Still, this gives you plenty of time to get outside and enjoy the resort and surrounding towns. The chance of a sunny day on any given day is only 5 percent, but don't forget your sunglasses or hat. When the sun is out, it'll be hot and bright.
Unfortunately, with an average rainfall of 229mm, this is the resort's wettest month. It also rains almost half the month, with an average of 15 days of rainfall. The chance of rain on any given day is 40 percent and the chance of a cloudy day is 26 percent.
Thankfully, winds are light this month, with a 4 percent chance of a windy day. Pack a raincoat, check the forecast daily and make the most of any time without rainfall!
Average Sea Temperature
The ocean water warmth peaks this month with an average sea temperature of 26°C (about 84°F). If you can dodge the raindrops, the warm ocean and the hot air temperatures make for excellent beach conditions.
Playacar Hotels in September
Condohotel Maya Pakal
Though small, the Condohotel Maya Pakal gives guests personalized attention for a truly one-of-a-kind holiday experience. The hotel sits in the heart of Playacar and is only minutes from the hustle and bustle of Playa del Carmen, which you can explore on a rainy September day. You're only a five-minute walk from the beach and just two minutes from the golf course.
Exclusive is an understatement when describing the Rosewood Mayakoba resort with 130 private suites. The resort sits among the rainforests of the Riviera Maya and on the Caribbean, mixing two beautiful settings into one. The suites are furnished with high-end touches like rooftop sundecks, terraces, bathrooms with garden showers, private plunge pools and boat docks. You'll enjoy sumptuous meals at the resort's four restaurants and bars and be spoiled at the spa.
City Express Playa del Carmen
Clean and budget-friendly, the City Express Playa del Carmen features affordable prices and basic amenities. The two double or single queen rooms come with air conditioning, kitchenettes and modern décor. Other hotel amenities include swimming pool, laundry services, fitness center, free Wi-Fi, business center and free hot breakfast. You're conveniently located near the beach and numerous restaurants and bars.
Beach in Playacar for September
In September, the sea temperature is a very warm 26°C (about 84°F), perfect for swimming and splashing in the waves off Inah Beach in Playcar. This beach is at the very southern point of the Playacar coastline, giving it privacy and peace and quiet to enjoy the day. Without many resorts or restaurants nearby, you'll want to bring along your own food and drink.
Bars and Restaurants
If you're looking for a fun night out with friends, head over to the Hangover Bar for cheap drinks and live DJ. In between drinking and dancing, you can try the Mexican and pub fare the restaurant serves. Catch a game on the televisions or take your drinks outside to the terrace to people watch and soak up the warm September sun.
Yaxche takes diners on a tour of Mayan culture and cuisine through its décor, atmosphere and dishes. Specialties range from the queso relleno to beef tzic to conchita pibil. Save room for dessert; the dessert menu includes Mexican chocolate, espresso and cappuccino. The restaurant is located not far from the beach and in a popular area of Playa del Carmen.
La Cueva del Chango
Set among lush trees, bushes and flowers, La Cueva del Chango serves breakfast, lunch and dinner as diners enjoy the peace and serenity of their surroundings. Come thirsty, as the drink menu includes freshly-squeezed juices, as well as local wines and top-shelf liquor cocktails. The food menu consists of mostly Mexican cuisine.
Things to do in Playacar in September
Paseo del Carmen
When the September rains start in, head over to the Paseo del Carmen shopping mall, full of retail and food options. The mall features many U.S. and international name brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Lacoste and Armani. While the mall itself is outdoors, it does offer covered walkways between stores, so you can dodge the raindrops as you shop. The mall also has a large food court, money exchange services and public bathrooms for your convenience.
Coba Mayan Village
For an up close look at the Mayan culture, visit Coba Mayan Village where you can tour ancient ruins. The tour also includes the tallest pyramid on the peninsula, Nohoch Mul, and you can even climb to the top for amazing views. During your time, you'll visit a contemporary Mayan village, experience a Mayan purification ceremony with a Chaman and get to eat amazing Mexican cuisine.
For a raucous and rowdy night out, check out Comedy Playa and its roster of stand-up comedians. The club brings in comedic acts from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom for you to enjoy and laugh the night away. Throughout the year, Comedy Playa also hosts special events and parties. With a cheap cover charge, it's also an affordable night out in Playacar and Playa del Carmen.
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