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5 Places to Take Your Parents in the Riviera Maya

Posted January 29, 2016 by Kay Walten in Family vacations

Travel With Your Parents in the Riviera Maya

Vacationing with your parents in the Riviera Maya? How great. For some this vacation arrangement could be a bit stressful. What the heck can one do with their parents in Mexico? 12th street in Playa del Carmen? I don't think so. Tulum beach nightclubs, nah. There are a ton of fun things to do with your parents along the coast and we have the list for you! Parent or Grandparent Outings in the Riviera Maya We think if you tried at least one of these suggestions you might just turn into the...

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That First Big Family Trip – OMG How Do I Do This

Posted January 18, 2016 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

Riviera Maya Family Vacations

So you decided to plan your first family trip. Some of you have emailed us with large family requests, some have been small family trip planning requests. However large or small your family may be, we have your vacation back. We have been feeling a bit like Super heroes lately, vacation planning heroes for family vacations. Super heroes never tackle the same crime twice, and our super hero vacation planning never duplicates a family vacation. Every single family is different, every single...

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Traveling with Three Generations is Easier Than You Think

Posted December 7, 2015 by Kay Walten in Family vacations

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Grandma and Grandpa, Mom and Dad and then the kids. How the heck do you plan a large family vacation without losing your mind? Or your family? Cool thing is the Rivera Maya caters to families. Vacation rentals can be big enough to take anywhere from 8 to 20 family members. We are here to then support you through the vacation process. Seriously, we really do support you through the planning process to make sure you all have a great time and share great memories. No one will be left holding the...

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To Travel with Toddlers or Not? What Do You Think

Posted November 23, 2015 by Kay Walten in Family vacations

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You may be wondering and we may have some answers. Our answers are based on the experiences of our staff who have toddlers and our guests who travel with toddlers. Many people say, do it! Travel with your toddler for the mere sake that they fly free under two. The second reason to start traveling with your toddler early is to make travel a part of their life. When travel starts early parents and kids have great memories to share, a location to return to and if anything, mom and dad have a...

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Kids Love New Things – Open Up Their World With Travel

Posted November 4, 2015 by Kay Walten in Family vacations

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Your kids are precious, and there is nothing a parent or aunt would do for their kids and nephews. One thing we love about living in the Riviera Maya is that our kids or nephews have the opportunity to experience different activities and languages. My sister has to listen to the family cheer at least once a month - When are we going to Mexico Mom? The kids practice their snorkeling in the pool and the bath tub in preparation for their next trip. They learn a new Spanish word once a month so...

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Beachfront Bliss on Half Moon Bay in Akumal

Posted April 28, 2015 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Riviera Maya Services

vista del mar is now del sol beachfront

Vista del Mar hotel and condos have been known for ages as one of the favorite places to stay for families and couples visiting the Riviera Maya. Now you will see the property in a whole new light as they rename themselves Del Sol Beachfront. Del Sol Beachfront is the same great staff, service and beachfront location. Bright new colors bring in Caribbean flair to Akumal. Already winter 2016 is booking up, and of course the holidays. Please visit Del Sol Beachfront Hotel and Del Sol...

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Why Family Vacations are so Popular in the Riviera Maya

Posted March 6, 2015 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

Family Vacations in the Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya, south of Cancun, Mexico, is a popular vacation destination for families. We find a majority of our requests are from families, both big and small. But why? What makes the Riviera Maya, cities like Playa del Carmen, Akumal and Tulum, or small beach areas like Tankah, or Soliman's Bay so popular with families? Well, we can tell you why. First, vacation rentals are diverse. There is an abundance of condos, vacation villas, and small hotels to choose from. Families love to rent...

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Plan a Perfect Kids Vacation in the Riviera Maya

Posted March 4, 2015 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

Vacation ideas for kids in the Riviera Maya

Happy children means happy parents. Planning your vacation to make all family members happy can be a challenge but not in the Riviera Maya. Mexico is a family focused culture so many activities and attractions are built to please and engage families, both young children and parents alike. We have picked some first rate kids activities in the Riviera Maya that will also inspire the young at heart. Riviera Maya Has Great Things for Kids To Do This list had the potential of being very, very...

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Have a fantasy vacation in Akumal

Posted December 15, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations

Villa Fantasea Punta Sur Akumal Riviera Maya Mexico

Newest Vacation Home in the Riviera Maya Villa Fantasea is the one of the newest listings for LocoGringo.  Punta Sur is fast becoming a popular spot for luxury vacation houses. Punta Sur (South Point) is located between the gated community of South Akumal and Aventuras Akumal. It is more than a fantasy when you gave out across the sea at Villa Fantasea. This contemporary vacation home has expansive ocean views.  The rental house also boasts a lap pool and an elevator which is uncommon in...

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BabyMoons are not overrated…especially when they are at Be Tulum

Posted December 12, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Guest Bloggers

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My husband and I are expecting our first child so the last several months have been filled with so many new ideas, concepts, and feelings.  Needless to say, it can get overwhelming.  So when friends brought up having a "BabyMoon", I was immediately on board.  The idea of taking a trip just my husband & I is always appealing but what made it even more special was that we agreed to just focus on us and leave the "baby talk" at home. We were blessed to be able to stay in a stunning suite...

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