Shangrila beach in Playa del Carmen is located just north of Downtown, at Street 38. The beach is one of the most amazing locations in Playa del Carmen. This beach, with soft, white sand and turquoise water is a paradise not only for vacationers, but also for families living nearby. The beach is within walking distance to all the attractions and activity of downtown; yet, at the same time it is secluded and quiet. Many people love to ride their bike to Shangri-La beach in Playa del carmen. Rather that hotel buildings or restaurants, it is home to thatch-roofed cabins located directly in the sand, mixed in with walkways and palm trees.