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The Best ATV Tours in Playa del Carmen

Best ATV Tours in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya region is home to enormous stretches of Mayan rainforest, miles of pristine white sand beaches, and thrilling jungle trails, making it the perfect place for riding ATVs. As a Playa del Carmen local, I’ve had the chance to experience some adrenaline pumping ATV tours and activities. [...]

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Isla Contoy Tour: Know Before You Go

Isla Contoy Tour

Located just a few miles off the coast of Cancun, Isla Contoy is an uninhabited tropical island that will leave you with a jaw dropping first impression. I’ve seen a lot of pretty beaches while living in Playa del Carmen and Isla Contoy is simply the best I’ve ever seen. Read on for my complete [...]

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Playa del Carmen Snorkeling Guide

Playa del Carmen Snorkeling

With its close proximity to some of the most incredible coral reefs in the world, Playa del Carmen is an amazing destination for snorkeling and underwater activities. As a Playa del Carmen local, I’ve been able to personally experience most of the snorkeling spots in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya. Read on for [...]

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How to Visit Playa Xpu Ha

Playa Xpu Ha

Playa Xpu Ha is hands down my favorite beach in Playa del Carmen, and I would consider it to be one of the best beaches in Riviera Maya. What makes Xpu Ha so great? Gorgeous white sand, stunningly calm turquoise water, and just the right amount of beach clubs and amenities.

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20 Incredible Things to Do in Riviera Maya

Best Riviera Maya Excursions

One of the most amazing things about living in Playa del Carmen is that I get to be a tourist on the weekends. Playa del Carmen is located right in the middle of the Riviera Maya, making it the perfect hub to experience all the amazing tours and activities in the region. Here's [...]

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How to Visit the Tulum Ruins

Tulum Ruins

Set atop the Caribbean Sea, the Tulum Ruins were originally built as an oceanside fortress and are one of the most popular archaeological sites in Mexico. Although the Tulum Ruins are not as grand as those found in Chichen Itza or Coba, I think they are definitely still worth a visit if not for the [...]

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Playa del Carmen Paddle Boarding Guide

Playa del Carmen Paddle Boarding

Have you ever done standup paddleboarding?  My first time on a paddle board was in Hawaii, but I didn't really fall in love with it until I moved to Playa del Carmen and started doing it on the regular.  It's such a fun experience and a great workout too!  Read on for my Playa del [...]

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The Best Rooftop Pools in Playa del Carmen

The Best Rooftop Pools in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen has some pretty amazing beaches but sometimes a rooftop pool is a nice break from the beach and a little more practical.  At a pool you won't have to bother with sand, seaweed, saltwater, or obnoxious beach vendors.  Plus, you have all day access to comfortable lounge chairs, an umbrella for shade, [...]

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Swimming With Whale Sharks Playa del Carmen Guide

Whale Sharks Playa del Carmen

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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How to Visit Eden Cenote

Eden Cenote

It had been two months since moving to Mexico and I was finally ready to ditch the flashy beach scene for a different kind of adventure. Exploring a cenote (pronounced SAY-KNOW-TAY) was at the top of my must-do list and I was so intrigued by discovering one of these hidden swimming holes, which were [...]

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