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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Where to Find the Best Tacos in Playa del Carmen

best tacos in playa del carmen

Pretty much every Mexican restaurant in town serves tacos but in this post I’m sharing where to find the best tacos in Playa del Carmen.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Living in Mexico

Since moving to Mexico, I’ve definitely had to adjust to the differences of living in a foreign country. In this post, I’m sharing a few interesting tidbits I’ve learned since moving here.

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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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How to Explore Cenote Cristalino

Cenote Cristalino

Playa del Carmen has many incredible freshwater cenotes that worth visiting and are located just a short drive away from downtown. These hidden swimming holes are a fun excursion and great way to really explore the natural beauty of the Yucatan.  I was bored one Sunday and decided to check out Cenote Cristalino.

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