6 Kid Friendly Activities in Playa del Carmen

Having three children of my own, I am always on the lookout for family activities in Playa del Carmen. Since we have five people to pay for, I also don’t want to have to shell ...

5 Fun Day Trips Near Playa del Carmen

With a limitless amount of adventure activities, cultural expeditions and hidden gems to explore in and around Playa del Carmen, I still have yet to run out of places to discover after residing here for ...

5 Must See Attractions in and Around Playa del Carmen

The breathtaking beauty of the Mayan Riviera attracts millions of visitors every year.  Playa del Carmen, Mexico's fastest growing city, also known as "The Gem of the Mayan Riviera" aptly earns its moniker.  To this ...

5 Unique Ways To Explore The Surreal Beauty Of Playa Del Carmen

If you have never had the highly pleasurable opportunity to visit one of Mexico's most captivating cities, there are plenty of tours in and around Playa del Carmen designed to create memories that will last ...

Xel-ha, Where The Water (And Magical Memories) Are Born

We are excited when family comes to Playa del Carmen for a visit because we get the opportunity to play tourist! Although we live here, just like in any other city of the world, life ...

Chichen Itza – An Ancient Mayan City Shrouded In Mystery

Offering human sacrifices to appease the gods, constructing pyramids with mind-boggling mathematical precision and participating in fierce matches of Poc-a-Toc with the possibility of being beheaded at the end of the game, was just another ...

A Wet n Wild Day At Ventura Park in Cancun

To celebrate the last week of summer holidays, a friend and I loaded up two vehicles with kids and headed to the all-inclusive Ventura Park in Cancun’s hotel zone. This has become an end of ...

Cenotes – A Whole Other World Beneath The Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatán Peninsula's beauty spreads over a region enveloped by lush, tropical jungle and bordered by the  Caribbean Sea with its awe-inspiring shades of turquoise, aqua and deep blue.  Hundreds of thousands of visitors arrive ...

5 Top Beaches In And Around Playa del Carmen

With hundreds of miles of pristine coastline to choose from, several powdery-soft white shores could have very well made the top 5 list.  However, we have selected 5 unique beach settings in and around Playa ...

A Little Piece Of The World I Call «Heaven»

In honor of the 'I Love Playa del Carmen' contest presented by Bric Vacation Rentals, we interviewed Michelle, a recurring visitor at one of the city's most sought after luxury condos, 'The Elements'.  Michelle first ...