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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The Best Beaches in Playa del Carmen

Best Beaches in Playa del Carmen

While living in Playa del Carmen, I made it my mission to scope out all the best beaches in Playa and the nearby Riviera Maya. If you’re planning a trip to Playa del Carmen and are looking for the most beautiful beaches to visit, I’ve done the all the hard work for you (tough [...]

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20 Beach Photos to Inspire your Post Quarantine Trip to Playa del Carmen

Tulum Beach

In an effort to turn quarantine blues into Caribbean blues, I give you a round up of my best Playa del Carmen beach photos for your armchair viewing pleasure.   I hope it inspires an epic beach vacay when all this over!

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Playa Xpu Ha: The Perfect Beach Escape from Playa del Carmen

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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Playa Xcacel: A Secret Beach in Riviera Maya

Playa Xcacel

Located less than an hour south of Playa del Carmen, Playa Xcacel is a stunning natural sanctuary and one of the best beaches in Riviera Maya.  Its hidden location makes it less well known and much less crowded than most other beaches near Playa del Carmen and Tulum.  With minimal amenities, Xcacel is a secret [...]

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25 Gift Ideas for the Girl on the Go

Sian Ka'an beach

Although it doesn’t feel like it in Mexico, the holidays are just around the corner! In preparation, I’ve put together a detailed list of 25 gift ideas for “the girl on the go”. These are great gift ideas for the frequent traveler in your life or to add to your own holiday wish [...]

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Beach Bag Essentials

Beach Bag Essentials

Living in Playa del Carmen, I have my beach bag packed and ready to go at all times. In this post, I’m sharing some of my favorite beach bag essentials that you can pack for the perfect day in the sun.

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The Perfect 4 Day Itinerary for a Girls Getaway to Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen Girls Getaway Itinerary

I’m so excited I finally have my first visitors coming to stay with me in Playa! I want the weekend to be a total blast for me and my besties so I’ve put together the perfect 4 day weekend itinerary for a trip to Playa del Carmen. It’s full of restaurant recommendations, day trips, [...]

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The Top 7 Free Things to Do in Playa del Carmen

Parque Fundadores

Traveling to Playa del Carmen doesn’t have to be an expensive vacation. Below are what I consider to be the top 7 free things to do in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. From sun-tanning to salsa dancing, there’s so many fun options for free and affordable entertainment.

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Where in the World is Playa del Carmen?

Playa del Carmen

For those of you that might be unfamiliar with Playa del Carmen, here’s a quick orientation to where it’s located, as well as a map of the Riviera Maya region. With so many towns making up this part of the Caribbean coastline, it’s taken me many trips to Playa to finally get all of [...]

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