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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Xavage Park by Xcaret: Know Before You Go

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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Swimming With Whale Sharks Playa del Carmen Guide

Whale Shark

After cruising through the most stunning turquoise water, we had finally arrived to the danger zone. Everywhere you looked you could see dorsal fins protruding out of the water. I’m talking 60-70 whale sharks in sight and that just in the area where our boat had stopped. On top of that, the tour [...]

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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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