Bogota vs Playa del Carmen

Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Playa del Carmen ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Population 10,978,360 259,453
Official language(s) Spanish Spanish
Level of English Low Moderate
Main airport El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Cancun International Airport (CUN)
Most common months to visit January - March, December January - May, October - December
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) MXN - Mexican Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1265 $2083
Rent $554 $897
Groceries $95 $123
Dining out $200 $201
Cafe $25 $41
Coworking space $89 $155
Mobile internet $13 $20
Public transportation $26 $16
Taxis $32 $8
Shared bicycles and scooters $19 $48
Sport and cultural events $26 $94
Museums and sights $8 $211
Nightlife $53 $75
Gym $17 $41
Yoga $65 $53
Massage $43 $98
SIM card options Tigo, Movistar, Claro Telcel, Movistar
Tipping 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service 10-15% for restaurants
Taxi apps Uber, Cabify N/A
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Latin American. Dishes with beef, pork and chicken are often mixed with flour-based foods and fruity desserts. Heavy influence from the Andes and other Colombian regions. Staple dishes from maize, beans, sweet potato and avocado along with meat, chili peppers and other spices
Local food specialities Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua Chilaquiles, tacos al pastor, chile rellenos, cochinita pibil, tostadas, pozole
Eat like a local Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menรบ del dรญa. Community markets and sports bars. Taco stands, esquite stalls, El Fogon, El Pirata, Dona Mary's
Vegetarian / vegan options 104 options on Happy Cow 72 listings on Happy Cow