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Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 14 November 2017 0

Cancun Airport Adds New 4th Terminal

Earlier this month, Cancun International Airport inaugurated its new 4th terminal for domestic and international flights. Terminal 4 is expected to route approximately 9 million passengers through its 18 gates at what is now the second busiest airport in Mexico and the country's busiest airport for …
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 30 October 2017 0

See the Lineup! Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2017

If you love free concerts on the beach, then we hope you’ll be in town from November 30 to December 2, 2017, because the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival is back for its special 15th anniversary edition! And this year’s festival lineup is looking pretty good. Attracting thousands of locals and touris…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 19 October 2017 0

Featured Home: Casa dos Papagayos in Puerto Aventuras

Designed in a whimsical Mexican style with inviting indoor-outdoor spaces, Casa dos Papagayos is one of the most distinctive properties currently on the market in the Riviera Maya. This colorful Caribbean villa is located just steps from the white sandy beaches in the exclusive gated residential re…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 12 October 2017 0

Find Your Flow at Sat Nam Fest Puerto Morelos

Yoga! Chant! Dance! Meditate! Elevate! Celebrate! Bliss out with 6 days of mindfulness, joy and coexistence at Sat Nam Fest taking place November 6-11, 2017 on the beautiful white sand beaches of Mexico's Riviera Maya. Sat Nam Fest is a Kundalini Yoga and music festival for yogis of all ability le…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 9 October 2017 0

Playa Fest: A Celebration of Sports, Food and Beach!

Mayakoba Playa Fest 2017: A Celebration of Sports, Food and Beach! The Mayakoba resort complex has proven that is it not only a world-class destination for international visitors to the Riviera Maya, but also a cultural resource and social meeting point for local residents who come to enjoy the man…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 5 October 2017 0

BuyPlaya Realtor Q&A with Annette Schaefer

We’re back with the second installment of our new Realtor Q&A series and this time we’re chatting with BuyPlaya Real Estate Agent Annette Schaefer. Below, Annette answers a few of our questions about her favorite places to visit in the Riviera Maya, why she likes working with BuyPlaya, and w…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 29 September 2017 0

2017 Barcelo Gourmet Festival: A Tribute to Mexican Wines and Cuisine

As many of you know, I have the pleasure and honor to represent BuyPlaya as the food, wine & lifestyle blogger. Our “Playa Life” blog covers some of the most important events, festivals, restaurant openings, wine launchings, art exhibits, sports, concerts, and fashion events on the Riviera M…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 28 September 2017 0

The Met Live in HD at Unicaribe Cancun Opera Season Begins in the Riviera Maya

Enjoy an evening of classical music in paradise! It’s not every day that we get to spend a night at the opera in the Riviera Maya; that’s why we’re so excited for The Metropolitan Opera’s 2017-2018 season of The Met Live in HD, which features live satellite transmissions of 10 operas on the…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 20 September 2017 0

How to Donate to Mexico Earthquake Relief Efforts

By now you probably know that two powerful earthquakes have struck Mexico in less than two weeks. On September 8, a massive 8.1 magnitude quake hit off the coast of Southern Mexico. It was the strongest earthquake to hit Mexico in a century, killing at least 90 people and causing massive damage to h…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 18 September 2017 0

BuyPlaya Realtor Q&A with Marieke Brown

The Riviera Maya is a fantastic place to own real estate, just ask BuyPlaya real estate expert Marieke Brown! Below, Marieke answers a few of our questions about what it's like to live and work in the Riviera Maya, what's it's like to raise a family here, and she shares her best tips for buying a pe…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 11 September 2017 0

Mexican Independence Day Events 2017 in Playa del Carmen

On the night of September 15th, the entire country of Mexico will come together to celebrate their independence. Every year Mexicans gather at their local zocalos, bars and restaurants for “El Grito” (The Cry of Independence), yelling “Viva Mexico!” out of pride for this amazing country. An…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 30 August 2017 0

Next Big Event: Mayakoba Playa Fest 2017

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day, Playa-style! Don’t miss the second edition of Playa Fest taking place September 15-16, 2017 at the new Andaz Mayakoba Resort in the Riviera Maya. This weekend event is designed for guests and Riviera Maya locals alike, and will feature an opening cocktail party…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 15 August 2017 0

These Akumal Vacation Condos Cost Less Than $350k

AND they all have ocean views! Best known for white sandy beaches and bays full of sea turtles and tropical fish, the tiny beach community of Akumal is a fantastic place to own real estate. Whether you’re searching for a permanent home, a vacation home, or a rental investment property, it’s now…
Lisa Love lisa-love 10 August 2017 0

All the Ch'arki Jerky You Can Handle! Ch'arki Jerky Jar Service for Addicts

Get addicted to something good! -Hand Cut, Hand Selected, Artisan Jerky- Ch'arki Jerky, the first gourmet jerky company in Playa del Carmen, is now offering a weekly jar subscription service. Finally, you can "Get your jerk on" all day, every day with no worry of running out of meat. For all …
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 4 August 2017 0

New Airpark Coming to Puerto Aventuras

The first of its kind in the Riviera Maya, the new Taema Residential Resort & Airpark takes high-end luxury living to new heights. Located just across the highway from Puerto Aventuras, it’s being billed as, “A luxury residential community developed around a private airfield that offers elit…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 1 August 2017 0

What is the Sian Ka'an Biosphere?

Meaning "Origin of the sky" or "Where the sky is born" in Mayan, the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve is a sprawling 1.3 million acre nature reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site located just south of Tulum in Mexico's Riviera Maya. It spans 120 kilometers from north to south and covers an area about t…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 25 July 2017 1

5 Ways to Be Healthier Now That You’ve Retired to Mexico

After retiring to Mexico, you'll want to take steps to stay as healthy as possible so that you can make the most of your new life in paradise. If you’ve neglected caring for your health up until now, then you can bet some lifestyle changes are in order. Whether you choose to live in Playa del Carm…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 18 July 2017 0

Top 10 Reasons We Want to Live in Puerto Aventuras

Nestled in the heart of the Riviera Maya, Puerto Aventuras is an exclusive gated residential resort community and a great place to call home. We can't get enough of this gorgeous coastal neighborhood and here are the reasons why. 1. Fantastic location Puerto Aventuras is just over an hour drive fr…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 10 July 2017 0

3 Playa del Carmen Vacation Condos for Sale by the Beach

From quiet side streets to exciting areas near the best beach clubs, the area between 5th Avenue and the beach in downtown Playa del Carmen is home to some amazing real estate. Whether you’re searching for a permanent home, a vacation home or a profitable rental property in Playa del Carmen, you c…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 3 July 2017 0

A Celebration of Food, Yoga & Music in Tulum

This July, escape to Tulum for three days of wellness, reflection, and coexistence at Tulum Vegan Fest, the Riviera Maya's premier vegan food festival. At Tulum Vegan Fest you'll have to opportunity to sample delicious vegan food from some of the best chefs in our area, and you’ll also learn why …