The Best Beaches in Playa del Carmen

Best Beaches in Playa del Carmen

It’s no secret that the Riviera Maya is known for having some of the best beaches in Mexico. As a Playa del Carmen local, I’ve made it my mission to scope out all the best beaches in Playa del Carmen and the nearby Riviera Maya region. If you’re planning a trip to Playa del [...]

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The Ultimate Guide to Visiting El Cuyo Yucatan

El Cuyo Yucatan

Forgo the hustle and bustle of Riviera Maya for the opposite edge of the Yucatan peninsula – a much more serene vacation destination. Recently, I visited El Cuyo from Playa del Carmen. This small beach town on the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico was perfect for our girls trip! After a 2 night stay there, I [...]

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The Best Nightclubs in Playa del Carmen

Best Nightclubs in Playa del Carmen

One of the best ways to experience the nightlife in Playa del Carmen is by hitting up a club or two! As a Playa del Carmen local, I’ve spent quite a few fun nights out dancing at the many fabulous open air nightclubs in Playa del Carmen. There’s just so much energy on the dance [...]

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The Best Beach Clubs in Playa del Carmen

Best Beach Clubs Playa del Carmen

As a Playa del Carmen local, I’ve had plenty of time to check out all the beach clubs in Playa del Carmen. Whether you’re looking for a place to party or simply want to relax, there’s a beach club for every kind of vibe. Read on for my guide to the best beach clubs in [...]

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Playa del Carmen Seaweed Survival Guide

Playa del Carmen Seaweed

It’s no secret that in recent years, large amounts of seaweed have arrived on the once pristine beaches of the Riviera Maya. While living in Playa del Carmen, I witnessed firsthand some of the worst seaweed ever experienced in the region. In this post, I’m going to be as real and honest as I can [...]

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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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Is Playa del Carmen Safe? Top Playa del Carmen Safety Tips

Playa del Carmen Safety Tips

Is Playa del Carmen safe? Probably one of the most common questions I’ve been asked about living in Mexico. As a female expat who lived solo in Playa del Carmen for almost two years, safety and security was super important for me. In this post, I’m sharing my personal safety experience living in [...]

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The Perfect Playa del Carmen Itinerary for a Girls Getaway

Thompson Hotel Playa del Carmne

Fact: A girls trip is good for the soul. I mean what’s better than sipping margs and soaking up the sunshine on a beach in Mexico with your best friends?? Honestly some of my favorite Playa del Carmen memories have been when my girlfriends came to visit and I got to show off all the [...]

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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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Where to Get a Covid Test in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen 5th Avenue

Traveling to Playa del Carmen soon and worried about the Covid testing requirements? Have no fear, in this post I'm sharing all the information you need on testing requirements and exactly where to get a Covid test in Playa del Carmen.

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