About Playa del Carmen

Originally known as the small fishing village south of the resort town of Cancun Mexico, Playa del Carmen has seen a tremendous amount of growth over the last 10 years and has now become the ...

Whats New in Playa del Carmen

It’s known globally as a tropical paradise, with seductive Caribbean waters that roll in to kiss a sprawling, white-sand shoreline. Beyond the scenic beaches of the Riviera Maya, travelers are drawn to the region’s spectacular ...

A Perfect Blend of Passion And Purpose – An Interview: ArtHumus

Coming from Vancouver, a Canadian city with a large population of health-conscious, active folk, I was happy to discover the same type of community here in Playa del Carmen. There are local eco-labs producing biodegradable ...

Whats in Store on Playa del Carmens Eclectic 5th Ave

International travelers from every continent flock to this sunny, beach destination to extinguish worries, rejuvenate tired bodies and enjoy some serious quality time with family and friends. Playa del Carmen has produced millions of Mayan ...

A Look At Playa del Carmen In Its Early Days

The thriving city of Playa del Carmen was not long ago, an undeveloped region of dense jungle.  The ancient Maya used the beaches of Xaman Ha, Playa's Mayan name meaning "waters of the north" as ...

Why Two Canadian Snowbirds Choose Playa del Carmen Each Winter

As the trees begin to lose their leaves and the temperatures drop, snowbirds take these cold weather indications a signal to finalize plans for their winter escape. As exciting as hockey season or Christmas preparations ...

Cozumel – The Island of Ancient Mayan Civilizations and Natural Splendor

The island of Cozumel, once a safe harbor for infamous pirates, is a nature lover's paradise.  Located an hour by ferry from Playa del Carmen, this laid-back city is surrounded by part of the Mesoamerican ...