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Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 15 March 2016 0

BEYOND THE VISIBLE: INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY BY GARY DILLARD

For the fourth time in Playa del Carmen, artist photographer Gary Dillard presented a stunning photography exhibition at Quinta Margarita Suites and Art Gallery. His particular photography techniques are the result of precise infrared phy. In infrared photography, photos are taken on special came…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 10 March 2016 0

EXPLORING PLAYA DEL CARMEN’S NEW SAYAB PLANETARIUM

All photos by Andrea Ruiz Perron of BuyPlaya Real Estate Advisors Playa del Carmen’s cultural scene has been growing by leaps and bounds in the past few years, with a new city theater, plenty of free family activities, and non-stop community events. Just a few months ago, Playa del Carmen welcome…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 4 March 2016 0

XENSES: THE NEW SENSORY PARK BY EXPERIENCIAS XCARET

Experiencias Xcaret has created some of the Riviera Maya’s most famous parks and attractions, including Xel-Ha, Xplor, Xenotes, Xoximilco, and of course Xcaret. Now, they are bringing the X to an entirely new name: Xenses. Xenses will be the 6th park by Experiencias Xcaret, opening in Summer 20…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 4 March 2016 0

PLANK RESTAURANT: 5-STAR DIAMOND CUISINE IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN

Over the years, Playa del Carmen has become not only one of the world's most visited cities, but also a cultural and culinary mecca. The world-famous 5th Avenue is home to a panoply of delightful restaurants, and many of the other streets and avenues in our beachside city have also earned the recogn…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 27 February 2016 0

THE LATEST INFO ON CANCUN’S NEW VENTURA PARK

On Saturday February 20, Ventura Park opened its gates to a large group of specially invited guests for a preview night of what the new park has to offer. Located at the southern end of the exciting Cancun Hotel Zone, the new park is an expansion of the original Wet’n Wild water park, now with all…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 25 February 2016 0

FREE KIDS ACTIVITIES IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN

One of the main reasons we love living in Playa del Carmen is the strong sense of community. Not only is this city a gorgeous beach destination for tourists, it’s also a family-friendly town for locals with a strong focus on Mexican culture and the environment. If you know where to look, you’ll …
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 16 February 2016 0

5 ROOFTOP POOLS TO SPEND THE DAY IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN

In a paradise surrounded by world-renowned white sand beaches, sometimes there are a few downsides when going to the beach for a perfect day... On some days, the wind can create intense and strong waves, transforming a nice swimming session into a tenacious and maybe even a dangerous stunt. That sa…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 21 January 2016 0

ORGANIC PRODUCE TO YOUR DOOR IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN

A new project created in Playa del Carmen now allows you to purchase organic fruits and vegetables straight from the farm! Playa locals have begun to organize “Farmers at Your Door”, bringing organic, chemical-free produce from the state of Chiapas. Our state of Quintana Roo is filled with it…
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…