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The Perfect Riviera Maya Day Trip

Posted On: November 17, 2015

The Riviera Maya opens up a world of amazing things to see and do! It is natural to want to cover as much ground as you can while still being able to stick in a little bit of relaxation by your hotel pool or the ocean. I would like to share with you my ultimate day trip, which takes you to the beautiful cenotes, eco-friendly beaches of Akumal and blissful Tulum! This day trip combines exploration, relaxation and amazing food! My husband created this little makeshift tour, and it was … Continue reading

The Uniqueness and Beauty of the Mayan Wedding Ceremony

Posted On: September 30, 2015

There is no doubt that the Riviera Maya is one of the hottest destination wedding venues for people visiting from all over the world. It is a truly magical location whether you have a beachfront or island wedding, a small ceremony at a cenote surrounded by the jungle, or simply have a breathtaking view from the rooftop hotel. But what is most unique about tying the knot in the Riviera Maya is that you have the option to partake in a non –traditional, extremely beautiful, Mayan ceremony. I attended my first … Continue reading

Sargasso Affecting Tourists and Businesses Throughout the Riviera Maya

Posted On: July 24, 2015

Every morning I always make it a point to visit the ocean for at least 15 minutes, before letting the craziness of the day get the better of me. I started doing this a couple months ago as the ocean always gives me peace. Over the course of this time, nearly every morning in the same spot, I have witnessed our beautiful beaches and glistening Caribbean Sea transform by the day as Sargasso has swarmed up on the shore like on what some days can seem like an alien invasion. … Continue reading

Cirque Du Soleil Rivera Maya – An Unforgettable Performance!

Posted On: February 10, 2015

Cirque Du Soleil Rivera Maya – An Unforgettable Performance!

  Something extraordinary and exciting has arrived to the Riviera Maya. An artistry that is truly fitting for this beautiful Caribbean paradise, and a venue that is long overdue to hit the entertainment scene in the region! The Riviera Maya is now host to an intimate Cirque Du Soleil experience which is truly one of a kind! Joya is a special Cirque Du Soleil performance that showcases the roots and culture of the Yucatan and the beauty for which it beholds. Joya can only be experienced in at its home … Continue reading

Sweet November in Playa del Carmen – Feeling Thanksgivingy and All that Jazz!

Posted On: November 24, 2014

Sweet November in Playa del Carmen - Feeling Thanksgivingy and All that Jazz! - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

  As I walked to work this morning I felt so compelled to share the fact that this time of year is simply an amazing time to be in this lovely town. For me, it truly is “Sweet November”! Whether you live in Playa del Carmen or are vacationing here, the fall season brings upon us many reasons to be extra in love and fascinated! Not only is this the time of year to experience jackpot weather but it also brings much excitement with upcoming events and the introduction of … Continue reading

Hey Golfers! How does 18 Holes of Good Karma Sound?

Posted On: October 06, 2014

Hey Golfers! How does 18 Holes of Good Karma Sound? - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

  It is no doubt that the Riviera Maya is the landscape for some of the most beautiful golf courses in the world which coincidentally attracts many golf excited vacationers every year! And lucky for us, we have some the most prestigious golf courses right in our own back yard here in Playa del Carmen, including Grand Coral and Maya Koba! But if you are planning a trip down to the Sunny Rivera Maya to conquer those 18 holes, you might want to consider adding a little extra love to … Continue reading

Sheer Simplicity will Capture You in Tulum!

Posted On: September 10, 2014

Sheer Simplicity will Capture You in Tulum! - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

  Tulum is a place very special in my heart! It is a destination with deep history and beauty, but also an extraordinary feeling for all that set foot on its paradisiacal soft white sand beaches! It is a true escape from anywhere you are in your life! Even when you already come from paradise! Many people associate Tulum as an excursion with the existence and tour of the Mayan Ruins! While this is a beautiful and wonderful treasure of Tulum, which adds magic and mystery to the town, it’s … Continue reading

A Tour so Surreal and Magical, it Will Feel Like a Dream – Swimming with the Whale Sharks Riviera Maya!

Posted On: August 28, 2014

“Today was the best day of my life”, my sister in law said after we got off the boat; ending a miraculous day in the open sea, swimming with one of the most magnificent creatures I’ve ever witnessed – The Whale Shark! My sister in law was visiting, and we always do something a little out of the ordinary for my husband’s birthday, so the three of us picked from a list of options! Since we were in the exact perfect season for it, we decided the whale sharks would … Continue reading

A Backpack for a Smile worth a Million Bucks!

Posted On: August 11, 2014

KKIS Project - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

  As the days of summer come to a close those across the world are preparing to head back to school. Here in Playa, a very special group of expat volunteers are proudly showing the results of a year round operation geared towards helping less fortunate children of the community get all the tools they need for a successful school year. The KKIS project is an outstanding organization that dedicates time and money to collecting, packing and delivering school supplies for those who may have otherwise not had those proper … Continue reading

When the Sun Goes Down the Night Shines Bright in Playa del Carmen!

Posted On: August 07, 2014

Cocktail - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

  There is no doubt that Playa del Carmen gives you a little piece of every kind of world! And all wrapped into this small big world of Playa del Carmen is the brilliant nightlife that turns Playa into the place to be after dark! Whether you are searching a quiet spot for a glass of wine and conversation, a live band, or place to let your dancing shoes own the night, it’s all right here in the little town we all know and love! For those of you who … Continue reading