The Playa Del Carmen Blog

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

Posted On: July 21, 2014

  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

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  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

Staying Fit is a Way of Life in Playa del Carmen- Even on Vacation!

Posted On: July 10, 2014

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  Well, for those of you who read my last blog about my very real pizza addiction you would have to imagine that I need to balance it out a little! So here are a few very nice suggestions on how to manage a serious love for food while maintaining a healthy lifestyle! Fitness is not just a trend it is a way of life! For this reason many people like to continue their fitness routines even when on vacation! Some people will seek out traditional GYM type settings, or … Continue reading

Oh But There IS Good Pizza in Playa Del Carmen! There Really Is!

Posted On: June 30, 2014

Oh But There IS Good Pizza in Playa Del Carmen! There Really Is! - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

Many people travel here with the great anticipation of indulging in amazing Mexican food morning, noon and night for their entire stay! But if you are like most normal people, enough will be enough and you will be dreaming of cheeseburgers and pizza! Well as Miss Liz stated in Eat, Pray Love! “I am in love. I’m having a relationship with my pizza!” That is probably one quote that I can most relate to in my whole life! I LOVE pizza! I was actually scared to move away from my … Continue reading

Xperiencing Xochimilco in a Riviera Maya Kind of Way!

Posted On: June 23, 2014

Xperiencing Xochimilco in a Riviera Maya Kind of Way! - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

As if Xcaret Xperiences hasn’t done enough to continuously surpass expectations and make our lives incredibly more adventurous in the Riviera Maya, they have gone and done something else amazing with the recreation of Xochimilco right here in the Riviera Maya! Before you experience this brand new fun activity you must understand how it came about, as it is actually a divine replica of a place so beautiful and famous! The original Xochimilco, otherwise called the City of Flowers, is a fun natural attraction located close to Mexico City. There, … Continue reading

Riviera Maya Bucket List Part 1 – Discovering Small Pieces of Heaven!

Posted On: June 16, 2014

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The Riviera Maya is a special place that is meant to be experienced and explored rather than just merely seen. The very thing that keeps so many people coming back year after year is the fact that it is a vacation that can always offer a different experience. There are so many secret places and what I believe to be hidden wonders. If you have visited Playa del Carmen, Cancun or even Tulum you may think that is where it all ends. But in reality that is just where it … Continue reading

Snapshot – A Brilliant Love for the Riviera Maya!

Posted On: June 09, 2014

Snapshot - A Brilliant Love for the Riviera Maya! - Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

For the past three years I have lived and breathed almost everything that Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya have to offer. I say almost because every time I think I’ve seen it all, I find myself discovering even more beauty and magic.  Each section of beach, every jungle, every entertainment venue, excursion, and every restaurant all offer a different experience. There is no one section of the Riviera Maya that can even be compared to one another, as they all hold multiple versions of beauty in their own … Continue reading

Playa del Carmen for Adventure Lovers!

Posted On: April 07, 2014

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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

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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