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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Playa del Carmen Street Food

Even though Playa del Carmen is primarily a tourist destination, you can still find a variety of traditional Mexican street foods, as well as regional specialities. While living in Playa [...]

Located just an hour south of Playa del Carmen, Tulum is a trendy Caribbean hotspot with a beachy bohemian vibe. Its beaches are some of the most beautiful and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]