The beauties of the Caribbean attract not only tourists from all over the world but mosquitoes as well. Being located in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, Playa del Carmen is surrounded by jungle, which means naturally having a perfect environment for the flying insects. Although it gets annoying at times, these days there are plenty of products, which are not harmful for the environment and easy on the human skin.
The variety of products goes from special detergents to wash your clothes to lotions, creams, spray or home-based repellents.
Locals in Playa del Carmen also recommend applying the following on the skin to repel mosquitoes and other insects without strong chemicals:
- Coconut oil
- Lime juice
- Daily use perfume
- Thick body scented lotions
- Fans that attach to your belt and make some special noise
No matter how attracted the mosquitoes usually are to your skin, there are so many options to try and get rid of them so you have a holiday without being chased by those flying creatures.