Same-sex marriage is legal in Quintana Roo and most residents hold open-minded views about sexuality, even more so in big cities like Cancún, Playa del Carmen and Tulum, where you'll find the highest concentration of gay bars and LGBT-friendly accommodations. Gays and lesbians here rarely attract open discrimination and violence. 11:11 in downtown Cancún and Playa 69 in Playa del Carmen both stage fun drag shows, while Posada Pachamama in Mahahual and Playa Palms in Playa del Carmen always welcome LGBT guests. Gay Cities website ( lists bars and gay-friendly hotels in Cancún and has some good Yucatán-specific recommendations. Playa del Carmen celebrates pride week each year (, as does Cancún.