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Laura Winfree laurawinfree 15 January 2016 0

COLECTIVO VANS: EXPLORE THE RIVIERA MAYA LIKE A LOCAL

Once you’ve made the move and are living in Playa del Carmen, you’re going to want to get out and discover what lies beyond this big beach town. But what’s the best way to get around? ADO buses are cheap and comfortable, but they are limited to bigger towns and cities like Puerto Morelos, Tulu…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 12 January 2016 0

HOW YOU BUILD YOUR DREAM IN PARADISE

When people dream about living in paradise, it also and often means a new start and a new way of living. However, most people don't realize how many details need to be considered in this process. Just like building a football team, building a team that will help ease a long and sometimes complicated…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 18 December 2015 0

MEXICO REAL ESTATE: WHAT IS EJIDO LAND AND SHOULD YOU BUY IT?

If you've ever visited Playa del Carmen, you've probably daydreamed about building your own vacation home here on the Caribbean coast. Whether you're looking for jungle land, a lot in Downtown Playa del Carmen or some beachfront property, this gorgeous part of the world has many options for creating…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 10 December 2015 0

MY DAY OF ADVENTURE IN A MAYAN VILLAGE

When BuyPlaya got the email invitation for a special tour in an authentic Mayan village with Ojos Mayas, the half-Mexican side of me immediately got excited and curious. The idea of spending an entire day of discovering, exploring and learning about the fascinating culture and history of the Mayas, …
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 7 December 2015 0

FIDANZA, A NEW SPIN ON PLAYA DEL CARMEN'S ART SCENE!

Last week, Casa Sofia was the host for the Press Conference of FIDanza's first annual edition, and once again BuyPlaya was there to report. FIDanza (The International Dance Festival) was created to promote performing arts in the Riviera Maya. It aims to provide a training platform for the artists, c…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 11 November 2015 0

AN ALLTOURNATIVE TO LIVING THE DAY OF THE DEAD: HANAL PIXAN

Life, death, the universe and everything about our existence is a matter of perspective when it comes to our beliefs. Our perspectives are shaped by who and how we have been raised, blended with the culture and landscape that colors our formative years. Travel changes and expands this perspective. W…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 12 October 2015 0

SIMCA INTRODUCES PLAYA DEL CARMEN TO THEIR LATEST PROJECT

SIMCA is a Mexican land development company, constructing and selling new neighborhoods and condominium projects with offices in Merida, Yucatan, and Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo. Over the years, they have earned a strong reputation as a reliable builder. With projects in Playa del Carmen such as: …
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 5 October 2015 0

BIENVENIDOS TO A NEW LUXURY EXPERIENCE IN THE HEART OF PLAYA DEL CARMEN

BuyPlaya Real Estate Advisors is proud to have been invited to the press conference on the beach for the presentation of the newest one-of-a-kind hotel in Playa del Carmen; the second of the Thompson family to open here in Mexico. Cocktails and canapes were served while the mingled and guests enjoye…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 29 September 2015 0

PLAYA DEL CARMEN: CITY OF ARTISTS

Playa del Carmen does not have a reputation for fine arts, the sparkling white sand beaches that stretch out for miles along the dazzlingly turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea has dominated its reputaion for years. Playa del Carmen has evolved and morphed over the years; from a small fishing villa…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 4 September 2015 0

DREAM WALLS: AN INTERVIEW WITH A PLAYA DEL CARMEN MURALIST

Art on city walls has become, across the world and over the years, a city's identity; representation and inspiration of its people; its community and also its hope and dreams. Artist Lou-Andrea Gaupp, originally from Montreal, Canada now a full time resident of Playa del Carmen, has found a way to l…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 27 August 2015 0

THE SCOOP ON PLAYA’S NEW CALLE CORAZON

If you have walked along 5th Avenue in the past year or two, you have probably spotted some mysterious construction going on around 14th Street. Rumors have been floating around Playa del Carmen for a while, but now all of our questions are answered: The new Calle Corazon will be a large outdoor sho…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 21 July 2015 0

A Glimpse of Playa del Carmen`s Mexican Fusion Cuisine

The meaning of the phrase "Mexican cuisine" has become far too vast to fully comprehend all of the flavors you'll find in this wonderful country where we leave. Every state, every region adds its own touch to traditional Mexican dishes. Today, many eateries have ventured even further, creating fusio…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 8 July 2015 0

A CULINARY TRIP AROUND THE WORLD IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN

Living in an international destination like Playa del Carmen has an array of advantages, one of them is: Food! As our little city by the sea continues to grow and expand, we are experiencing an incredible increase in diversity of local population and restaurants. New culinary influences from all ove…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 15 June 2015 0

BUYPLAYA PARTIES AT THE BIGGEST GROUNDBREAKING EVENT IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN 2015

On Friday June 12th, the construction site of the newest and most (so far) ambitious project by Menesse and GMB, was transformed into a classy venue set up with cocktail bars, DJs, well dressed waiters serving fancy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and a spectacular video projection on the main marquise…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 15 April 2015 0

FOUR FAVORITE PLAYA DEL CARMEN ARGENTINIANS EATERIES OFF 5TH AVENUE

In 2015, Playa del Carmen was named the fastest growing city in Latin America. Not only has the Real Estate business increasingly grown, but so has the population with people flocking from all over the world and the Mexican Nation to live in paradise. Numerous businesses, boutiques, bars and rest…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 25 March 2015 0

HOW TO MAKE YOUR RIVIERA MAYA VACATION HOME RENTER-FRIENDLY

Playa del Carmen is one of the fastest-growing cities in Latin America, and the rest of the Riviera Maya boasts gorgeous beaches that any vacationer would love to experience. Combine the area's natural beauty with our friendly vibe and local charm, and it's no wonder that our beloved destination att…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 24 March 2015 0

WHAT?! SNOW ON 5TH AVENUE IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN?

People often ask me what I miss the most from back home (Montreal, Canada). I can truly say that I am happy here in this paradise called Playa del Carmen; however, a few things that I miss from the great white north come to my mind... I miss the snow at Christmas time and even more, I miss the Quebe…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 20 March 2015 0

A FULL-ON TASTE EXPLOSION IN CANCUN RIVIERA MAYA

Imagine yourself in the tropical Caribbean; imagine finding yourself in the midst of the best International and Mexican local cuisine, some of the finest wine providers in the world, and imagine savoring an array of different and exquisite flavors... On March 15th, I was one lucky BuyPlaya gir…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 9 March 2015 0

BRAND NEW CONDOS, VESPA SCOOTERS AND COCKTAILS- OH MY!

Over the last few years, Playa del Carmen has received a considerable amount of new residents coming from all over the world to either make a new fresh start or to retire on the most beautiful beaches of the world. Every year, developers in Playa del Carmen come up with new designs, new construction…