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Lisa Love lisa-love 26 July 2013 0

THE TURTLE WHISPERER OF XPU HA

FAST WALKING along the powder-soft white sands, in the dead of night, at a speed nearly impossible to keep up with, we meet, Guillermo the turtle Whisperer of Xpu-Ha. Originally from Guadalajara, Mexico, Guillermo spent most of his life in the United States in California and Texas. Thankfully for th…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 21 July 2013 0

EXPLORE BENEATH THE RIVIERA MAYA AT RIO SECRETO

Just five minutes south of Playa del Carmen lies one of the most incredible cave systems that you'll ever see. Rio Secreto (meaning "Secret River") forms part of the Yucatan Peninsula's famous underground river system, covering thousands of miles under the jungle in a maze of caves, tunnels and ceno…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 17 July 2013 0

8 BEACHES TO VISIT WHEN YOU MOVE TO THE RIVIERA MAYA

It's no secret that every single resort in the Riviera Maya has a beautiful beach. White sand beaches next to crystal clear Caribbean waters make for the picture perfect vacation destination down here in paradise. But until you make your life a permanent vacation by moving to the Riviera Maya, you m…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 17 July 2013 0

SET THE NIGHT ON FIRE: XPLOR FUEGO

The nights have never been hotter in the Riviera Maya jungle! One of the coolest attractions in the Riviera Maya invites you to spend the night! Xplor heats it up by opening up the park for nighttime fun! This new adventure is for a limited time only- Monday to Saturday from 5:30 to 11:30PM throu…
Lisa Love lisa-love 10 July 2013 0

TOP FIVE PLAYA DEL CARMEN CHEESY SOUVENIERS

Whether you come to Playa del Carmen on vacation or live here and go to the US for your vacations, at some point in time you are going to find yourself in need of some cheesy souvenirs. The need of the tacky, cheesy, cheap or gawdy is what keeps many souvenir manufactures in business and more than o…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 10 July 2013 0

CASONA: CULTURE, ART, FURNITURE AND FOOD IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN

Playa del Carmen is filled with culture and art, if you know where to look! Casona Furniture and Art Gallery is located on 25th Avenue between 26th and 28th streets. Casona has incredible interior design concepts and gorgeous furniture options... and recently they added an Art Gallery. Ever…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 1 July 2013 0

FLYBOARD IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN

Flyboarding is here in Playa del Carmen! Not just another pretty face among water sports, Flyboarding is a new-to-the-area water-sport where you can learn to walk on water, fly, do tricks and even dive like a dolphin! I almost could not believe my eyes, when I first saw this sight! I thought I was …
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 1 July 2013 0

THE NEWEST COOLEST TOUR IN THE RIVIERA MAYA- XENOTES OASIS MAYA

The Xcaret group does it again!! If you have been to Xcaret park, you know just what a fantabulous job they do maintaining a beautiful natural jungle setting while showcasing the various cultures of Mexico. Their night show is enough to bring tears of joy and national pride to your eyes and make t…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 21 June 2013 0

10 MUST-HAVE WARDROBE ITEMS IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO

When moving to Playa del Carmen, your lifestyle will see a lot of changes! Your weekdays will have a relaxed vibe, your weekends will offer endless beach adventures, you can work on a killer tan, and the people here love to go out every night of the week. But my favorite part? Probably the wardrobe.…
Lisa Love lisa-love 7 June 2013 0

PLAYA DEL CARMEN FISHING TOURNAMENT A SUCCESS!

This weekend, May 31st and June 1st, the 35th Annual Playa del Carmen International Fishing Tournament took place in the Caribbean, with meeting points at Parque Fundadores in Downtown Playa. Captains and fishermen came from as far as New Zealand to join in the excitement and try their luck at winni…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 4 June 2013 0

XCARET AND XEL-HA RECREATE THE SACRED MAYAN JOURNEY

After seven years, the Travesía Sagrada Maya (Sacred Mayan Journey) has become an icon among Riviera Maya events. The journey recreates a local Mayan tradition where rowers take small canoes out into the Caribbean Sea, where they'll land at Cozumel island to worship the goddess Ixchel. The next day…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 28 May 2013 0

TRAVESIA SAGRADA MAYA 2013

The Travesia Sagrada otherwise known as the Sacred Mayan Journey, is a modern reenactment of an ancient quest by canoe to the tropical island of Cozumel to receive the oracle of the Mayan goddess Ixchel. This perilous journey begins under a full moon upon the shores of XelHa Park in the heart of …
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 27 May 2013 0

AND XCARET DOES IT AGAIN!

The immense nature park in the Riviera Maya is famous not only for its endless activities and gorgeous atmosphere, but also for its one-of-a-kind cultural events that highlight Mexico's colorful traditions. This week was the Travesía Sagrada Maya ("Sacred Mayan Journey"), where over 30 canoes rowed…
Lisa Love lisa-love 20 May 2013 0

FIX SUMMERTIME STINKY DOGS AT HAPPY PETS!

Summer is coming so bring on the heat... and the not-so-pleasant pet smells! Treat your dog to a spa day at Happy Pets and give your furry friend (and your house) a rejuvenation! My little buddy, Benji, had his first visit to Happy Pets this weekend and here's what he had to say about it: "Erin …
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 17 May 2013 0

BUYPLAYA AKUMAL SPONSORS LOCAL AKUMAL SOCCER TEAM

On Thursday, May 16, 2013 Akumal's local soccer team, Atletico Akumal Futbol Club, kicked off the 2013 tournament season with the ceremonial presentation of uniforms and a kick off party at La Cueva del Pescador restaurant in Akumal. The Akumal Futbol Club was founded in 2009 by the team's owner/ma…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 16 May 2013 0

PLAYA DEL CARMEN: MEXICO'S FIRST PUBLIC BEACH FOR DISABLED

Welcome to the most innovative beach in Mexico! Playa del Carmen is proud to host the very FIRST beach designed for the physically disabled in all of Mexico. This public beach, funded by the local government of Playa del Carmen together with other government social service agencies of Mexico, is loc…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 16 May 2013 0

ESCUELA DIGNA: PROMOTING LITERACY AND EDUCATION IN PROPER SCHOOL FACILITIES

In more than 34,000 clubs worldwide, Rotary Club members volunteer in communities at home and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio. The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advanc…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 8 May 2013 0

SUN, SAND AND BEERS AT WORLDWIDE BEACH SOCCER CUP IN PLAYA

Playa del Carmen had a huge beach weekend as thousands of spectators hit the stands for the Beach Soccer Worldwide Riviera Maya Cup 2013. The stadium was set up right by the ocean at Mamitas Beach Club, with sponsors like Sandos Resorts, the Riviera Maya, Corona, Gillette and Powerade. Qualifying…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 8 May 2013 0

VOLUNTEER TO HELP SEA TURTLES IN THE RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO

Flora, Fauna y Cultura de Mexico Experiencias Xcaret are looking for volunteers to help in their sea turtle conservation project. The time in now to help this endangered species! Join this volunteer program and participate in the effort to preserve these ancient beings. When? The nesting season o…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 2 May 2013 0

THE REAL STORY BEHIND CINCO DE MAYO

Back in the United States, we pride ourselves on celebrating Cinco de Mayo with such passion and enthusiasm that even the Mexicans themselves are unable to keep pace! Tequila shots, sombreros and a fake mustache or two are bound to make an appearance during the country-wide Cinco de Mayo fiestas in …