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Playa del Carmen to Holbox Travel Guide

Playa del Carmen to Holbox

Located on the northern tip of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, Holbox is a stunning tropical island and one of Mexico's most underrated beach destinations.  Isla Holbox delivers unbelievable beaches and tranquil turquoise waters for a completely carefree Caribbean escape. Visiting Holbox had been at the top of my Mexico bucket list and I finally made it [...]

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Swimming With Whale Sharks Playa del Carmen Guide

Whale Shark

Not long after moving to Playa del Carmen, I got to experience the whale shark tour and it was such an amazing experience being just within reach of these giant creatures. I mean how many people can say that they have swam with sharks? Check! Read on for my swimming with whale sharks Playa [...]

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Bacalar Lagoon Mexico: A Weekend Guide

Los Aluxes Bacalar

Laguna Bacalar is a simply stunning lake located about 3 hours south of Playa del Carmen in Mexico. It’s a truly magical place where you can relax on wooden docks, hammocks, and swings that project out over the water. Bacalar is often compared to the Maldives with its overwater structures and striking blue [...]

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Day Trip to Isla Mujeres from Playa del Carmen

Isla Mujeres

Just 15 minutes off the coast of Cancun, Isla Mujeres is a tiny island known for its picturesque beaches. It’s one of my favorite places for a quick beach escape from Playa del Carmen and makes for an incredible day trip. In this post I’m detailing everything you need to know to take [...]

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How to Visit Kaan Luum Lagoon

Laguna Kaan Luum

Laguna Kaan Luum (Kaan Luum Lagoon) is a secret swimming hole that can be found just south of Tulum. Meaning “Yellow Earth” in the Mayan language, Laguna Kaan Luum is a less well known attraction and definitely a hidden gem in the Riviera Maya.

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How to Take A Day Trip from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel

Playa Palancar Cozumel

One of the things I love about Playa del Carmen is that there are so many fun options for day trips. Whenever I have friends or family visiting, I almost always recommend a day trip from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel. It’s such an easy excursion and offers some pretty spectacular beaches and [...]

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El Cielo Tour in Cozumel: A Complete Guide

El Cielo Cozumel

Only accessible by boat, El Cielo is a beach on the island of Cozumel where you can see a surplus of starfish and snorkel in crystal clear turquoise waters.

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The Best Playa del Carmen Cenotes

Best Playa del Carmen Cenotes

While living in Playa del Carmen, I loved getting out and exploring new cenotes in the area. It’s such a unique activity and you really get to experience the natural beauty of the region. In this post, I’m sharing my guide to the best Playa del Carmen cenotes, as well as some even more [...]

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Xavage Park by Xcaret: Know Before You Go

Xavage

Not far from Cancun, Xavage is a new adventure park by Xcaret offering a variety of adrenaline pumping activities including an intense ropes course, ziplining, white water rafting, monster trucks, kayaking, and a high speed jet boat experience.

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Chichen Itza Tour from Playa del Carmen

Chichen Itza Pyramid

Visiting Chichen Itza had been at the top of my Mexico must-do list and I finally got to experience the Chichen Itza tour from Playa del Carmen. Chichen Itza is one of the largest Mayan ruins and considered one of the 7 Wonders of the World. On the Chichen Itza tour, you’ll get to [...]

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