March 16, 2018

The Turtles Are Coming To The Beaches Of The Riviera Maya

May begins sea turtle nesting season along the Caribbean coast of Mexico.   Female sea turtles make their way through the waves and trudge up on […]
March 16, 2018

Be Amazed By The Birds Of The Yucatan

Did you know that there are 547 bird species in the  Yucatan Peninsula?  No? Well, that represents 50% of all the birds reported for Mexico. Apart […]
March 15, 2018

A Migration of Giants, You Don’t Want to Miss

Every summer the whale sharks migrate to the top of the Yucatan Penisula to feed on plankton. Their feeding ground is just off-shore providing an opportunity […]
March 1, 2018

How You Can Help the Sea, Join a Local Beach Clean-Up!

Every day people ask us how they can get involved with local activities while they are on vacation.  One of the best ways is to join a […]
February 26, 2018

Life Is About Learning, See What’s In The Sky At Night

A space dome in the Mexican Caribbean.  Sayab is the fourth node on the planetarium network in Quintana Roo (which is the state the Riviera Maya […]
February 8, 2018

Indulge in a Steamy Evening in the Riviera Maya Jungle

Light our inner fire with this Mayan experience in the heart of the jungle. The Temazcal is deeply rooted in the Mayan tradition, a sweat lodge […]
February 1, 2018

YES, you can swim with turtles in Akumal

Update Feb 18, 2018 The existing rules still apply to swimming with the turtles.  Rules and Guidelines for swimming with Turtles in Akumal Bay   Snorkel […]
January 26, 2018
Yucatan Crafts

The Best Spots for Authentic Yucatan Crafts and Art

Finding that perfect souvenir is hard. Finding that perfect souvenir that has heart, a story, and travel value sometimes a bit harder. We have traveled through […]
January 25, 2018
You'll love the Riviera Maya

Great Places in the Riviera Maya We Think You Are Going to Love

You deserve the best vacation experience.  To all of us at Loco Gringo, it’s not just about renting an accommodation; your booking is the starting point […]
January 23, 2018
Isla Mujeres beaded purses from the Women's Beading Coop

Sustainability Can be Found in the Colorful Art Work of Passionate Women

One of the most important aspects of sustainable tourism is support of the community, and Isla Mujeres makes it easy for travelers to buy locally with […]
December 8, 2017
Bioluminescence in Holbox

Can you imagine a sea of stars?

A moonless night, a summer breeze, and a secluded Mexican beach… these conditions provide a heavenly setting where travelers can experience the natural phenomenon known as […]
December 7, 2017
baby turtle on soliman bay tulum

Volunteers step up to protect the threatened sea turtles

With the help of groundskeepers, security staff and property owners, over 2000 baby sea turtles began their life this year on the beach of Soliman Bay. […]
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