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Laura Winfree laurawinfree 28 July 2016 0

Get Ready to Run: The Bravest Race Volcano

The coolest race in the Riviera Maya is BACK! Each year, Xplor park hosts a thrilling 5k mud-run-style race through its gorgeous grounds: The Bravest Race. On September 18, 2016, you’ll get to run through the jungle, swim through caves, traverse daring obstacles and overcome many other challenges…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 27 July 2016 0

These Downtown Playa del Carmen Condos Cost Less Than $150k

AND they all have a rooftop pool! Sleek modern design, hotel-style amenities and a location in the heart of a vibrant Caribbean beach city – Whether you’re planning to buy a permanent home or a vacation condo here in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, it’s now easier than ever to find all the perks yo…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 19 July 2016 0

Playa del Carmen's First Vinyl Record Store!

This week in the heart of Playa del Carmen, we got our very first vinyl record store! This shop is the first of its kind not only in Playa, but in the entire state of Quintana Roo; here, you can find a variety of vinyl from a wide range of musical genres as well as accessories, turntables, needles, …
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 11 July 2016 0

Featured Home: Casa Alma de la Vida in Akumal

Escape to a quiet upscale neighborhood situated on the headland between South Akumal Bay and Aventuras Akumal Bay. Punta Sur feels quiet and private, yet its only two miles from the village of Akumal with all of its amenities, and 15 minutes north of Tulum. Within this gorgeous coastal neighborhood…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 6 July 2016 0

KidZania Go: Kids’ Town at the Moon Palace

Looking for the perfect way to entertain your kids over summer break? KidZania Go is a big month-long event going on at the Moon Palace Arena convention center at the Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort. This resort is located at the northern edge of the Riviera Maya, just south of Cancun, and this ac…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 1 July 2016 0

Paper Plane: The Soundtrack for a Starry Beach

As far back as he can remember, music has always been a part of his life, of his soul. Singing from a very young age and being part of a band were his first steps towards a dream he would one day start to build in a small beach town called Playa del Carmen. Alongside friends and fellow musicians Rod…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 24 June 2016 0

The Scoop on the 2016 Riviera Maya Film Festival

The 5th annual Riviera Maya Film Festival begins tonight! Each year, this extensive festival brings some of the best new films and documentaries from across the globe to the beaches of the Riviera Maya, providing several nights of memorable movie-going experiences for local cinephiles. The 2016 edi…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 17 June 2016 0

Father’s Day in Playa del Carmen for Any Budget

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and you’re thinking, “What can I get for my dad that’s better than a tie?” Here in Playa del Carmen, the city is filled with ways to celebrate dear old Dad; the key is to get out and explore the amazing activities this city has to offer! Whether you…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 15 June 2016 0

Divas Nights in Playa del Carmen

A tropical garden setting, mouthwatering cuisine, incredible singing by Playa del Carmen locals… it’s all part of Divas Night right here in Playa del Carmen. Hosted at the charming El Jardin restaurant, Divas Night takes place every Friday evening starting at 6:00 pm and lasting until 10:00 pm,…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 15 June 2016 0

Living Art: Friday Night Event at the Theater

Captivating performances and stunning local artwork abound at Playa del Carmen’s new city theater. The Teatro de la Ciudad hosts free shows for families, kids and adults alike every week, and its gorgeous lobby area is often filled with wonderful local and international artwork. This Friday night…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 14 June 2016 0

5-Course Thai Dinner at Imprevist Playa del Carmen

One of our very favorite Playa del Carmen restaurants will be serving up an array of mouthwatering Thai flavors this Wednesday night! On the evening of Wednesday, June 15 starting at 6 pm, Imprevist will host its second International Night of 2016 with a tantalizing 5-course dinner featuring a blen…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 9 June 2016 2

Why to Buy in Paamul Cheap Beach Homes in the Riviera Maya

Just 10 minutes south of Playa del Carmen sits a quiet beach community created for laid-back fun and relaxation in a gorgeous natural setting. The neighborhood of Paamul features open-air palapa dwellings along with a stunning beach area, creating a close community atmosphere right by the Caribbean …
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 27 May 2016 0

Summer 2016 Movie Nights in Playa del Carmen

The city of Playa del Carmen is home to beautiful white sand beaches, lovely parks and a variety of charming outdoor spaces, ideal for community gatherings. A few years ago, El Cine Club (The Cinema Club) began thinking outside the box and figured out a new way to take full advantage of Playa’s go…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 9 May 2016 0

Taxi tips and tricks in Playa del Carmen

When moving to a foreign country or even just a new city, something as simple as public transportation can be a cultural obstacle. Luckily for those of us who have made the move to Playa del Carmen, using the city’s taxi service is affordable, fast and safe; however, it takes some experience to…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 9 May 2016 0

4th Annual Country Music Festival in Cancun

Oasis Hotels & Resorts have announced the dates for their fourth annual Country Music Festival in Cancun! This year’s big event will take place June 22 – 26, 2016, and is set to include an exciting series of songwriting workshops by Rick Barker. In its previous years, the Oasis Country Mu…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 4 May 2016 0

Why to Buy in Akumal

This month, BuyPlaya Real Estate Advisors is sharing our new “Why to Buy” series. In these articles, we’ll showcase different Riviera Maya destinations in order to highlight the perks of buying property in the area, according to our very own Riviera Maya real estate experts. Click here to read…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 28 April 2016 0

Exploring Yucatan with Alltournative: Mayan ruins and cenote rapelling

Our van passed through the small town of Temozon, and I knew we were almost there. I gazed out the window up at the old cathedral, glanced longingly at my favorite taco stand in town wishing we would stop there for breakfast, and admired the beautiful chairs sitting on the curbs of the local wood sh…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 25 March 2016 0

When can I buy alcohol in Playa del Carmen?

Most of us who have been living in Playa del Carmen have been in that situation where you’re planning a last-minute late night get together with friends… and all of the Oxxos have stopped selling beers! Alcohol sales hours change depending on the day of the week, and the city’s dry laws can be…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 23 March 2016 0

MÉNAGE À TROIS... 3 ways to taste Thompson Restaurants in Playa del Carmen

Once upon a time, a small beach town in what most of us call paradise began to grow and grow. That beach town became a new start for many and a booming opportunity for many others who saw that Playa del Carmen had the potential to become one of the most beautiful, thriving and enchanting cities in t…