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Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 21 April 2017 0

A Glimpse of Belmond Maroma's Spectacular Dining Event

When we received the invitation to attend a three day gastronomic festival at the exclusive Belmond Maroma Hotel, one of the most reputable hotels in the Riviera Maya, we knew that we were about to experience a unique and sensational culinary adventure. Local and international chefs and sommeliers a…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 20 April 2017 0

Akumal Monkey Mural Arts Festival

Earlier this month, BuyPlaya was among a group of local press and influencers invited to attend the Akumal Monkey mural arts festival at the Akumal Monkey Sanctuary in the Riviera Maya. This was the eighth mural arts festival hosted by Varios Barrios, a social-collaborative group made up of artists …
Irving santana irving-santana 18 April 2017 0

Playa del Carmen to Belizean Border: Easy

Recently I had to drive to Belize on personal business. I worried about how complicated the trip and crossing would be. I was surprised as to how easy it was. What to bring: My girlfriend and I packed the car with the things we needed for a few days in Belize…avoiding bringing anything of huge v…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 13 April 2017 0

Hidden Treasures of the Riviera Maya: Aktun Chen

The magnificent Riviera Maya has an infinite amount of natural treasures and gems. It's not only the white sand beaches, turquoise sea, colorful gastronomy, and striking history to which we owe the essence of its culture. The Riviera Maya hides some of its best kept secrets in the jungle, deep under…
Irving santana irving-santana 12 April 2017 0

Coco’s Benefit a Success

On Saturday, April 1st, Coco’s Animal Welfare celebrated its 8th annual cocktail party/benefit. A silent auction was held at the Fiesta Inn to help fund Coco’s mission; to provide free spay and neuter services to cats and dogs in the Playa del Carmen area. Everything auctioned was generously do…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 11 April 2017 0

7th International Food Festival in Puerto Aventuras

On Sunday, March 19th, the Puerto Aventuras Colonos Association hosted its 7th International Food Festival in beautiful Puerto Aventuras, an exclusive residential resort community set around a deep water marina in the heart of Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Around 300 people attended this wonderful famil…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 6 April 2017 0

3 Akumal Vacation Condos for Sale by the Beach

Akumal is a tiny beach community located just south of Playa del Carmen in the heart of Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Popular among expats and tourists, this laid-back beach town is best known for its white sandy beaches and bays full of sea turtles and tropical fish. It's also home to some amazing resta…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 27 March 2017 0

3 Styles to Decorate Around a Pool

After you buy your Riviera Maya vacation home or rental investment property, the next step is to furnish and decorate your new space. A great place to start is around the pool area, because it’s where you or your guests will be spending the most time lounging and entertaining. The good news is th…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 15 March 2017 0

Coco’s Celebrates 8 Years of Helping Playa’s Cats and Dogs

Mark your calendars! On April 1, 2017 Coco’s Animal Welfare is hosting its 8th Anniversary Cocktail Party in Playa del Carmen. There will be live music, a raffle, and a live and online auction. This is a fantastic opportunity to come out and help support this wonderful local non-profit. Coco’s …
Irving santana irving-santana 14 March 2017 0

Bring Your Pet to Playa del Carmen

There are so many details to take care of before moving to Playa. One of the most important is how do we get Fido and Mittens across the border. It's easier than one might think. First of all let's make a checklist. Starting with the obvious: Make sure your pet has a name tag with your contact i…
Irving santana irving-santana 10 March 2017 0

Murals of La Quinta

Everyone is familiar with the restaurants, shops, clubs and aggressive street vendors of La Quinta Avenida pedestrian walk. If you are lucky you may find some authentic art made right in the Riviera Maya that isn’t of Frida Khalo. In fact, if you walk just a bit north of the center on fifth you wi…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 9 March 2017 0

New Events Lineup at La Finísima Caguamería

If there’s one thing we can’t get enough of, it’s live music... and tacos. Ok, two things. Lucky for us, Playa's funky-chic gastropub, La Finísima Caguamería de Esquina, has opened its doors as a forum for local and emerging artists with a variety of live music and weekly events for locals …
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 6 March 2017 0

Featured Home: Casa Moto in Akumal

Designed in a Spanish hacienda style with large ocean view terraces, a beautiful patio and pool area with lush tropical plants, and a spacious roof deck, Casa Moto is one of the most eye-catching properties currently on the market in the Riviera Maya. This spectacular oceanfront villa is one of aro…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 28 February 2017 0

Wine & Dine with Star Chefs at the Cancun Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival

Calling all food and wine lovers! One of the biggest culinary events of the year, the Cancun Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival is back for its 6th edition on March 15-19, 2017. This spectacular food and wine festival features the very best Mexican and international chefs and sommeliers creating…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 21 February 2017 0

These Tulum Condos Cost Less Than $150k

AND they’re all located just minutes from the bohemian chic town center! Famous for its white sandy beaches and stunning clifftop Mayan ruins, Tulum is one of the fastest-growing beach towns in the Riviera Maya and a fantastic place to own real estate. Whether you’re searching for a permanent h…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 15 February 2017 0

Stay & Play at the 5th Annual Seaside Rotary Golf Classic in Playa del Carmen

Now in its fifth year, the Seaside Rotary Golf Classic is a charity golf tournament to support the Playa del Carmen Seaside Rotary Club, a club dedicated to helping to improve the lives of disadvantaged youth and families in Playa del Carmen, Mexico through fundraising and volunteer support for loca…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 8 February 2017 0

5 Romantic Places to Spend Valentine's Day

Playa del Carmen is an exciting, high-energy coastal resort town and a popular spot for destination weddings, honeymoons, and romantic couple's getaways; but sometimes it can be just as romantic to get away from it all and spend time somewhere that's a little more low-key. Fortunately, day trips and…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 31 January 2017 0

10 Ways to Make Your Vacation Home More Eco-Friendly

Making greener choices when it comes to your vacation home is good for the planet and your pocketbook. Whether you’re currently in the market for a Riviera Maya vacation home, or you’ve already purchased your property and are looking to make some improvements, here are 10 ways to make your vacat…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 11 January 2017 0

Featured Home: Prosperity House in Tulum

Nestled in between the Caribbean Sea and the jungle, the small eco-chic beach town of Tulum is best known for its bohemian atmosphere and clifftop Mayan ruins. Here, in a lush tropical jungle setting, near the HOLISTIKA eco community and just minutes from the white sandy beaches, you’ll find Prosp…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 9 January 2017 0

Inti Beach: A Unique Experience for the Body and Mind

Along with a group of fellow bloggers and local Press, BuyPlaya was invited to experience the new facet of Inti Beach; a Holistic and Wellness Center, as well as a unique Beach Club. Inti and Aloha Paddle Club had organized for us, a perfect day that we often only dream of, but that is now available…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 4 January 2017 0

Bliss Out in Tulum with 3 Days of Food, Yoga & Music

Whether you’re a longtime vegan or you’re simply interested in learning more about veganism, wellness, and sustainable living, you won't want to miss the fourth edition of Tulum Vegan Fest, a celebration of food, yoga and music that's taking place January 27th - 29th in Tulum. Tulum Vegan Fes…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 29 December 2016 0

Andaz Mayakoba Opens in Playa del Carmen

This past week, BuyPlaya was invited to tour Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya, a new 590-acre luxury resort opening this month in the eco-friendly Mayakoba resort complex, just north of Playa del Carmen. This is the first Mexican resort for the Andaz brand, and it joins the Andaz resort collection…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 20 December 2016 0

4 Playa del Carmen Condos for Sale by the Beach

Famous for its white sandy beaches, clear blue-green Caribbean waters and 5th Avenue, a bustling pedestrian street lined with shops and restaurants, Playa del Carmen is one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing towns in the Riviera Maya and a fantastic place to own real estate. Whether you’re se…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 17 December 2016 0

Two Ways to Enjoy Fine Dining in Akumal

The Riviera Maya, including the vibrant beach towns of Playa del Carmen, Tulum and Akumal, is increasingly becoming a top culinary destination and it's home to some incredible restaurants. Each of them is an important representation of Mexican gastronomy and fusion cuisine, and by visiting them and …
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 14 December 2016 0

Ring in the Holidays at El Pueblito Mayakoba

Mayakoba’s charming Mexican-style town square “El Pueblito” is making a name for itself as one of the top destinations for cultural events in the Riviera Maya. From farmers markets and free outdoor movie nights, to food festivals, cooking classes with famous chefs and lots more, there’s alwa…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 8 December 2016 0

3 Puerto Aventuras Vacation Condos for Under $300k

Paradise living can be yours in Puerto Aventuras! Set around a deep water marina, this exclusive gated residential resort community is one of the best places along the coast to own real estate. Located in the heart of the Riviera Maya, about 15 minutes south of Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras off…
Irving santana irving-santana 24 November 2016 0

As Easy as 9-1-1

Dealing with numbers has never been one of my strengths. Being an expat from the U.S. just complicates things. There are too many numbers to remember. Miles into kilometers, pounds into kilos, dollars into pesos are just a few of the challenges my neophyte mind has to grab onto. Thankfully, I don’…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 10 November 2016 0

Our Evening Jungle Tour Just Outside Playa del Carmen

After exiting the cenote, we stepped back into the jungle and made our way back toward our group on the main path. Dusk had set in, and the leafy canopy above blocked out what little illumination remained with the twilight. All around us, lightning bugs began to glow, slowly drifting between tree tr…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 2 November 2016 0

Frightful Holiday in Playa del Carmen!

Halloween is becoming more and more popular throughout all of Mexico. This traditionally American holiday is intermingling with the the Mexican traditions of Day of the Dead making for almost a full week of costumes, parties, candy, and fun. Kids and families were no exception in the parade, maki…