Playa del Carmen Medical Guide

If you are going to be spending some time in Playa del Carmen it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with medical care options in the city in case you may need to use them. it is always recommendable to be prepared rather than have to deal with this in an emergency situation.

We recommend to always have a basic travel insurance policy and if possible, always call your insurance company before consulting with any medical professional. They may have specific contracts with certain hospitals and only cover you if you receive services at “their” hospital or clinic.

All-Inclusive Hotel guests

if you are staying at an all-inclusive hotel be assured that adequate medical attention will be available on the property. This may mean a doctor on site or at least on call 24/7. Fees for on site consultation usually are within the $100usd range.

Other travelers

if you are not staying in an all-inclusive hotel it is important that you familiarize yourself with the area in case you may need immediate medical assistance. You should check at the reception of your hotel to ensure that they have a list of recommended medical professionals whom they refer to. If not it is recommended that you use the local hospital facilities.

HOSPITAL

Hospiten Riviera Maya
This hospital is part of a 20-hospital chain with branches in Spain, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Jamaica. The hospital caters mainly to foreigners and tourists, and while it may be pricey, you are assured of the best of medical facilities and medical care. Most of the staff speak English and translators are always available. We recommend this hospital for anyone who is in Playa del Carmen, or the Riviera Maya all the way down to Tulum.

DENTAL

Dentaris
Since 1983, and with offices both in Playa del Carmen and Cancun, this clinic is run by a very professional team with services ranging from every normal procedure to smile makeovers, implants, veneers, crowns and teeth whitening. While this clinic is a little expensive you can be assured of only the best facilities, state-of-the-art equipment and very professional, English-speaking staff. We recommend this clinic for anyone who is in Playa del Carmen, or the Riviera Maya all the way down to Tulum.

Playa del Carmen Tours and Activities

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