Playa Del Carmen, the most famous location of the Riviera Maya in Mexico offers to disabled persons, handicapped persons and persons with limited mobility the first accessible beach . The Playa del Carmen accessible beach is located in front of the Fundadores Park and counts with access ramps, accessible showers, lifejackets, water wheelchairs, beach wheelchairs, beach rollators, beach beds and sun umbrellas. All the above products are totally free for the persons that need them. A staff hut and a wooden runway to get to the ocean are available as well. This represents the first ever accessible beach in all Mexico and a great success for the state of Quintana Roo and the Riviera Maya.
Finally the Riviera Maya opens the doors of the Accessible Tourism that is already very important in many other countries. With the amazing and barrier free resorts , the accessible products rental companies and now with the accessible beaches Playa Del Carmen is becoming an important option for persons with disabilities, handicap, or limited mobility. Traveling with disability has never been so easy in the Riviera Maya, and different companies and institutions are working really hard in these days to eliminate as many barriers as they can from any place all over town and around , to give the possibility to wheelchairs, mobility scooters, powerchairs to move free and enjoy the incredible Mexican Caribbean.
We all need to thank the Town of Playa Del Carmen for this important and free of charge service that we really hope many persons will be able to enjoy. We are totally positive that this is going to be just a first step to an accessible Riviera Maya and that many friends will keep on removing barriers from the Playa Del Carmen’s world famous 5th avenue restaurants, store, bars, offices and hotels.
Accessible is beautiful ! We want a barrier free world !