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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

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  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

Snorkeling & Swimming with Whale Sharks in Playa del Carmen

Posted On: August 05, 2014

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Share this Image On Your Site <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a href=’’><img src=’’ alt=’Snorkeling & Swimming with Whale Sharks in Playa del Carmen – See more at:’ width=’800px’ border=’0′ /></a></p> <p> Snorkeling in Playa del Carmen There are millions of reasons – both on land and under water – to visit Playa del Carmen! While snorkeling off our shores, you’re bound to see spectacular creatures of all shapes and sizes. During the summer months, the Riviera Maya is graced with the presence of oceanic giants … Continue reading

“Did She Really Just say Ditch the Heels?” A Ladies Guide to Packing for Playa!

Posted On: July 30, 2014

“Did She Really Just say Ditch the Heels?” A Ladies Guide to Packing for Playa! - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

Packing for vacation can sometimes be a stressful task! You don’t want to forget anything so you bring it all! And yet you still feel that you have forgotten something! After having traveled here so many times, and saying a little prayer every time I got my suitcase weighed in at the airport, I started to realize the things I could have actually done without. Lose the stress of forgetting something! First I want to point out that traveling to this heavily populated and major touristic destination, which comes complete … Continue reading

Imprevist Resto and Wine – A Cozy Creative Experience you Shouldn’t Dare to Miss!

Posted On: July 21, 2014

Imprevist Resto and Wine - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

  Let’s face it! Food is a big part of vacation. Many of us diet strong weeks before taking the flight, just so we can arrive with freedom to ignore calorie counting for several days in a row.   With that being said, if you are going to give yourself some extra freedom, you mines well use it on, not just any meal, but something truly fantastic! If you are looking for a great spot to enjoy during your vacation I would like to share with you one of the most … Continue reading

Xcaret, Xel-ha or Xplor? Which Experience is Best for You?

Posted On: July 15, 2014

Xel Ha - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

  Xcaret, Xplor and Xel Ha are three of the Riviera Maya’s most well-known excursions, mainly because of the positive reputation of Xcaret Xperiences and also because of rave reviews. It is most likely that your concierge or tour representative will recommend you to visit one of these parks. But if all of them are so wonderful then how to you choose which one is best for you! I have visited all three of these wonderful parks and can tell you that each of them offers a completely different experience … Continue reading