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Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 7 October 2016 0

The Riviera Maya's Surprisingly Sensual New Show: Rauxa!

The Riviera Maya is internationally known for its culture and history, for its breathtaking white sand beaches and turquoise water, for its mysterious jungle and cenotes, for its delightful and rich cuisine, and also for its incredible music and entertainment scene. However, it is only recently that…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 28 September 2016 0

2 Cities, 2 Food Trucks: Too Delicious to Miss!!

The culinary scene here in the Riviera Maya is becoming a scene where world-known chefs open their restaurants on popular and trendy spots coveded by so many. The traditional and authentic Mexican eateries are also of course part of the Caribbean scene: lovely restaurants on the beach of Akumal, typ…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 27 September 2016 0

One Riviera Maya Vacation Condo, Three Furniture Styles

After you buy your vacation home in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, your next step is to furnish and decorate your space! Most vacation homebuyers will visit 15 – 20 retail stores, service providers and vendors in their efforts to furnish and decorate their new investment, a process which can take two, …
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 19 September 2016 0

Why We Need More English Speakers in Playa del Carmen

For my honeymoon back in 2011, we went to Rio de Janeiro, staying at a lovely ocean view apartment right in Copacabana. The vacation rental company that owned the apartment advertised their ability to cater to vacationers from the United States; since my husband and I don’t speak Portuguese (only …
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 7 September 2016 0

The Mayakoba PlayaFest Challenge: Yoga + 5k + SUP Race

The morning of Saturday, September 3 started off bright, with the sun shining down on the Caribbean Sea. The sound of small but strong waves hitting the shore mingled with the chit-chat of athletes and casual participants gathering for a day of challenges on the beach at the Fairmont Mayakoba resort…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 3 September 2016 0

The Gallery Condos Coming to Playa del Carmen

A new kind of condo concept is coming soon to Playa del Carmen, and here at BuyPlaya Real Estate Advisors we are pretty excited about it! On August 12, 2016, we were invited to the official presentation of the new The Gallery Condos in Downtown Playa del Carmen, with the placing of the first stone …
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 2 September 2016 0

Wild Playa del Carmen Animals and Where to Find Them

When you walk down 5th Avenue in the heart of Downtown Playa del Carmen, you might spot a few vendors with a beautiful animal on their shoulder, selling pictures to passersby. The animal might be a colorful macaw, a spider monkey, or even a baby jaguar. However, before you stop to admire these cute …
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 28 August 2016 0

4 Playa del Carmen Condos for Sale near 5th Avenue

From lush and serene side streets to exciting areas near the best beach clubs, the neighborhoods lining 5th Avenue are home to some amazing real estate. Whether you’re searching for a permanent home, a winter hideaway or a vacation rental investment, the 5th Avenue area of Playa del Carmen has an …
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 19 August 2016 1

Calling All Volunteers and Donors! K'iin Beh School Needs Our Help

K’iin Beh school is a beautiful little school designed for low-income children in the Playa del Carmen area. Located near Cristo Rey, the school is in the process of growing and expanding thanks to generous donations from local Riviera Maya organizations and businesses. However, right now K’iin …
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 11 August 2016 0

When and Where to Shop at Playa del Carmen Markets

Playa del Carmen boasts a thriving community filled with artists, artisans and health-conscious cuisine, all reflected in the small city’s extensive local markets. Riviera Maya clothing designers, artists, organic companies and small businesses flock to these regular events to sell their homemade …
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 11 August 2016 0

Mayakoba Playa Fest: Stand Up Paddle Meets Haute Cuisine and Patron Tequila

A 4-day weekend of health, sports and cuisine, Playa-style! From September 1 – 4, 2016, Mayakoba resort will be hosting a huge event designed for guests and Riviera Maya locals alike. Playa Fest will feature yoga, stand up paddle boarding, culinary classes and races… and it’s all to honor the…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 4 August 2016 0

Wine, Dine and Sunset with Casa Madero

It is no secret that BuyPlaya foodies are big fans of wine pairing dinners. We love to explore and discover wines from around the globe, even more when we get to savor them with the perfect pairing. When discovering a wine, we also unveil its secrets, its roots, its past and origins. Personally, thi…
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…