Skip Expedia and Use These Top Online Resources to Help Your Brain Plan an Outstanding Riviera Maya Vacation

As long time residents, we get asked all the time by family and friends - and friends of friends - the same standard questions. People want to know what the best hotels are in the ...

7 Airbnb Rentals In Playa del Carmen Fit For The Royal Family Without The Extravagant Price Tag

While finding happiness in the present moment is a noble and worthwhile goal, I’m like an excited kid counting down the days until a birthday or Christmas day. Last week, I booked an upcoming stay ...

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Mole and Margaritas at Mayakobas El Pueblito Cooking Class

For some time now, the word around Playa del Carmen has been that the cooking classes at Mayakoba are three hours of delicious fun. So when I saw on the schedule that Chef Karla would ...

What To Do With 7 Magical Days In Playa del Carmen

With direct flights starting at as little as $196 round-trip from Dallas and under $400 from Los Angeles, New York and Vancouver, you can dip your toes in Mexico’s turquoise Caribbean for much less than ...

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3 Must-Play Golf Courses In The Riviera Maya

If your idea of perfect downtime is hitting the links on a warm summer morning, you will be thrilled to discover a golfer’s paradise in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Picture blue skies as far as the ...

9 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen With The Best Menu del Dia

Playa del Carmen’s impressive gastronomy scene stretches across the city’s famous 5th Avenue, reaching sleepy side streets and carving out tropical foodie havens within the lush jungle. There are hundreds of delicious menus extending an ...

Day-tripping From Playa del Carmen An Ultimate Mayan Encounter

There are infinite reasons why I am infatuated with life in the Rivera Maya. The top being that quite often, an ordinary day turns into something extraordinary. One does not have to travel far to ...

10 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Playa del Carmen Vacation

After living in Playa del Carmen for more than half a decade, one becomes quite familiar with the ins and outs of the most sophisticated beach town in the Riviera Maya. Since we are in the ...

15 Ocean View Vacation Rentals To Celebrate A Special Occasion in Playa del Carmen

The Mexican Caribbean holds a mysterious power over those who grace its sandy shores. Once seduced by her beauty, you are forever under her spell. The hypnotic motion of turquoise waves rolling in to kiss ...

Eat Like A Local At These Top 10 Restaurants In Playa del Carmen

The effervescent lure of 5th Avenue, with its plethora of shops, restaurants and vivacious nightlife, charms both visitors and those of us who live in Playa del Carmen.   While strolling along this magnetic, world-famous, ...