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Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 25 May 2017 0

Curbside Recycling is Coming to Playa del Carmen

We all know how important it is to recycle. But let’s face it, people are busy. That’s why anything the local government can do to help people take time out of their busy schedules to care for the planet makes a world of difference, and regular recycling pick-up service is one of the best ways t…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 19 May 2017 0

Chicago The Musical in Playa del Carmen

On May 19, 20 and 21, Explayarte will present its tenth production: the Broadway musical Chicago featuring more than 30 artists and a live orchestra. This is your chance to see Chicago live at the beautiful Teatro de la Ciudad (City Theater) located right here in Playa del Carmen! One of the most…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 12 May 2017 0

Food Truck Festival at Ciudad Mayakoba Draws Big Crowds

On Saturday, May 6th, some of the best food trucks from Tulum, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Morelos, and Cancun gathered along Juan Miguel Villar Mir Boulevard in Ciudad Mayakoba for an evening of delicious food, craft beers, and live music by local bands! The first Food Truck Festival at Ciudad Mayako…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 9 May 2017 0

These Playa del Carmen Condos Cost Less Than $125K

Soft white sand beaches that lure beach lovers from all over the world, a bustling pedestrian street lined with shops and restaurants, and a prime location in the heart of the Riviera Maya; these are just a few of the things that make Playa del Carmen such a fantastic place to own real estate. Wheth…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 5 May 2017 0

Calle 8: Playa's New Culinary Hot Spot

Playa del Carmen is a fast growing beach town in the Riviera Maya that welcomes both tourists and new residents who wish to start a new life in paradise. Every day, hundreds of thousands of locals and tourists walk the streets of Playa del Carmen looking for a nice spot to enjoy breakfast, lunch or …
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 28 April 2017 0

Tapatón 2017: Collecting Caps to Help Kids with Autism in Playa del Carmen

Kodomo Autismo Playa del Carmen is a wonderful local organization doing incredible work in our community to help support families with children diagnosed or with a suspected diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. The organization is currently hosting its annual Tapatón fundraiser to raise money to …
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 2

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…