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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The Best Coffee Shops in Playa del Carmen for Digital Nomads

The Best Coffee in Playa del Carmen

I’ve tried quite a few cafes in Playa del Carmen and these coffee shops are the best I’ve found and all of them are digital nomad approved with reliable wifi, available electrical outlets, and a tasty menu. In this post, I’m detailing all the best coffee shops in Playa del Carmen that are perfect [...]

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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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Sian Ka’an Tour from Playa del Carmen

Sian Ka'an Tour from Playa del Carmen

I recently got to experience the Sian Ka’an tour from Playa del Carmen with Kay Tours Mexico. Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve is a place I had seen on the map many times but one that I knew very little about. The Sian Kaan tour is a full day wildlife expedition and I had so much [...]

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How to Be Healthy in Playa del Carmen

Healthy Playa del Carmen

Staying healthy in a vacation destination like Playa del Carmen can definitely have its challenges. Let’s face it, the taco joints and 2x1 drinks specials on every corner can make it pretty hard to stay in shape. In this post, I’m detailing all my favorite healthy restaurants, gyms, and health food stores in Playa [...]

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El Cielo Tour in Cozumel: A Complete Guide

Only accessible by boat, El Cielo is a beach on the island of Cozumel where you can see a surplus of starfish and snorkel in crystal clear turquoise waters.

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How to Spend the Day in Isla Mujeres

Just 15 minutes off the coast of Cancun, Isla Mujeres is a tiny island offering picturesque beaches and makes for an incredible day trip from Playa del Carmen.

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Cenote Azul: A Detailed Guide

Cenote Azul

Cenote Azul is a hidden freshwater swimming hole not far from downtown Playa del Carmen. I had been to Cenote Eden and Cenote Cristalino in the same area, so I was super excited to visit this one and complete the trifecta!

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