The Playa Del Carmen Blog

Playa del Carmen for Adventure Lovers!

Posted On: April 07, 2014

Skydiving - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

There are many opportunities for adventure lovers in Playa del Carmen and the surrounding Riviera Maya. From sky-diving to cenote diving, from zip-lining to snorkeling with whale sharks and more! Xplor Adventure Park There are a few adventure parks along the Riviera Maya, the main one being Xplor, which has zip-lining and underwater cave discovery tours. It’s a great day out for the whole family with a wide range of activities on offer. Tickets can be arranged through your concierge which include transportation, food and drinks, as well as access … Continue reading


Riviera Maya Film Festival Fun

Posted On: March 13, 2014

Riviera Maya Film Festival - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

There are many interesting and diverse festivals in Playa del Carmen throughout the year, from food festivals to ‘Carnivale’, BPM and everything in between. The one festival I look forward to attending most, however, is the Riviera Maya Film Festival. Showcasing films from all over the world by renowned directors, the festival takes place over one week in March. Screenings are held in various venues throughout the Riviera Maya, including Cancun, Puerto Morelos, Tulum and our very own Playa del Carmen. Here in Playa, films are screened in the old … Continue reading


A Day in Puerto Morelos

Posted On: March 10, 2014

Puerto Morelos - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

Welcome to Puerto Morelos, a laid-back fishing village north of Playa del Carmen! Come spend a day with me in this little town and discover what it has to offer. Let’s begin the day at one of the cenotes along the ‘Ruta de Cenotes’ just south of town. Siete Bocas, or ‘Seven Mouths,’ sounds like an interesting one. As the name suggests, there are seven openings to this ancient underground river system, filled with cool, clear water. Jump in or take a ladder down into the cool, dark cave, and … Continue reading


Introducing Plank: Playa del Camen’s hottest new restaurant

Posted On: March 03, 2014

Plank - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

I’m very excited to introduce you to Plank, the hottest new addition to the Playa del Carmen dining scene. In partnership with renowned gourmet chef Juan Diego, Condo Hotels brings you a unique culinary experience like no other. Quality ingredients form the basis of the contemporary menu, with a focus on fresh seafood and high quality USDA beef. Plank combines ancient cooking methods with cutting-edge culinary knowledge, using the natural properties of cedar wood and Himalayan salt planks to infuse flavor into each dish. Whether you would just like a … Continue reading


The Color Run Comes to Playa del Carmen

Posted On: February 24, 2014

Color Run México - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

This morning I headed to Fifth Avenue for my morning walk. I love strolling the pedestrian avenue before the stores and restaurants open. Every morning I pass walkers, joggers and runners of all ages, and there is always a great feeling in the air as Playa del Carmen comes to life. This morning, however, something was different. As I approached Fifth Avenue, I was met with a different view from the normal wide, empty street. Runners of all ages were streaming along ‘La Quinta’, smiling and laughing. I have seen … Continue reading


Get Into Yoga in Playa del Carmen

Posted On: February 17, 2014

yoga at the beach

Have you been wanting to get into yoga to see what this ancient spiritual and physical practice is all about? There are many different schools of yoga in Playa del Carmen, including our very own Gym with a wide variety of classes for all levels, free for all Condo Hotel guests. Yoga on the beach What better place to get your introduction to the healing, calming powers of yoga than on the shores of the Caribbean Sea? Every Saturday morning from 8 AM, our experienced instructor Sam leads a a … Continue reading


Plan Your Destination Wedding in Mexico

Posted On: February 13, 2014

Destination Wedding Teaser

Download our editable Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen wedding checklist. Congratulations on your wedding! Each year, 350,000 destination weddings take place, representing 24% of all weddings. Of those, approximately 25,000 are held in Mexico. Planning a destination wedding in Mexico takes time and patience. With this checklist and timeline, you’ll be able to make all the arrangements you need ahead of time so that you can enjoy your special day in Playa del Carmen free of stress and worry! 12+ MONTHS Pick the type of ceremony/reception you want Condo Hotels Playa … Continue reading


Secret Spots in the Riviera Maya

Posted On: February 10, 2014

Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve photo - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

The Riviera Maya is the name given to the pristine stretch of Caribbean coastline between Cancun and Tulum. Playa del Carmen lies at the center of this amazing part of the world which is home to pristine beaches, crystal clear cenotes, ancient ruins and dense tropical jungle. The Riviera Maya is a special part of the world. Just ask anyone who comes here and they will tell you that there is a unique energy in this natural, cultural and historic paradise that is unrivaled by any other destination. We want … Continue reading


Family friendly activities in Playa del Carmen

Posted On: February 03, 2014

Playa del Carmen Horse riding

Playa del Carmen is the perfect destination for your next family vacation. Just one hour from Cancun airport and easily accessible from almost any international destination, there are plenty of family friendly activities in Playa del Carmen to entertain everyone, young and old. 1. Sailing Why not rent your very own catamaran for the day and take the whole family for an afternoon of sailing on the Caribbean? Your kids will love being on an exciting sailing adventure, spotting silver fish through the crystal clear water and keeping watch for … Continue reading


Top 3 Live Music Spots in Playa del Carmen

Posted On: January 27, 2014

Indigo Beach Club photo - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen is the perfect place to enjoy live music. Every night of the week, local musicians are playing around town to bring you a great selection of music styles for all ages and tastes. Whether you like classic rock, folk, soul or mariachi, there is a live music spot for you to enjoy. 1. Indigo Beach Club Our very own Indigo Beach Club is one of Playa del Carmen’s most beloved live music venues. What better way to spent a balmy evening than under swaying palm trees with … Continue reading