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...

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...

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...

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

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

katie babymoon two

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...

Newest listing: Holbox Dreams

Posted December 1, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Mexico Destinations,Riviera Maya Destinations

holbox dreams resort Isla Holbox Mexico

This off-the-grid beachfront hotel claims one of the best stretches of Holbox Island beach (just 5 min from the town square). Holbox Dream offers ocean view rooms with private balconies, hammocks, A/C, WIFI & beachfront. Garden view rooms are well appointed and steps from the sand. Enjoy true, barefoot chic, life in Isla Holbox and remember whale shark season begins mid0 May - August. Learn more about this great little hotel... Loco Gringo is excited about working with this...

Start a new travel tradition for this Christmas!

Posted November 26, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Mexico Destinations

Lazy Santa

Open for last minute holiday plans... Villa Moon Star is open until December 26, on special $1000 per night with a minimum of 5 nights.  Stylin' on Soliman Bay near Tulum. Casa Playa del Caribe  available on the beach, December 20 to 27 spend the holiday on the beach in South Akumal Casa de los Suenos available December 20 to 27, have an awesome sunrise view Christmas morning! Casa Romero, available December 20 to 27.  Snorkel steps from your door! Blue Tang Townhouse...

Great kid activity: Experience Scuba Diving in the Riviera Maya

Posted November 19, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Riviera Maya Activities

scuba diving akumal

Learning does not have to stop when your kids are on vacation. The Riviera Maya is not only an easy way to experience another culture or language but away to try something like breathing underwater, scuba diving. As you start planning your Mexico Caribbean holiday and winter vacations, add BubbleMaker to your children's vacation list. Its even a great gift giving your kids a once in a lifetime experience. Bubblemaker is as fun as it sounds A chance for kids to blow bubbles by scuba diving....

Tips That Make Your Xmatkuil Fair Visit Spectacular!

Posted November 17, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Yucatan Events

feria yucatan the Xmatkuil Fair

For three weeks in November into the beginning of December, Merida holds their equivalent to a Country Fair, the Xmatkuil Fair. The fair started as an agricultural event but has grown into the biggest community gathering of the year. Here at Remixto we have some tips for your Xmatkuil Fair experience so you can take full advantage of this cultural and family experience. Before we dive into our tips for the Xmatkuil fair, a bit of history and what to expect from the largest Yucatan fair comes...

3 Cheap Day Trips in the Riviera Maya

Posted October 17, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Mexico Destinations,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Vacation tips,Watersports

Paamul Beach, near Playa del Carmen Riviera Maya Mexico

Fun day-trips that don't break the budget Vacations are meant to be fun but that does not mean you have to max out your credit cards to have a good time.  We have three places you may not be aware of where kids and those who are young at heart can have a playful day in the sunshine of the Riviera Maya. 1.  Cenote Eden:  The freshwater pools known as "cenotes" are a unique feature to the environment of the Riviera Maya.   A great low-impact adventure which you and your family can have a...

Best Riviera Maya vacation rental values for your stay

Posted October 16, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Mexico Destinations,Riviera Maya Destinations

Money exchange tips for Mexico

Three great picks to get more for your pesos Casa Escocesa, Tankah Bay near Tulum "Truly Awesome" guests say! "This house exceeded all of our expectations" said Julie and Jeff from Virginia. You will love Casa Escocesa with a 30' long swimming pool, 4 spacious bedrooms, 1,000 feet of ocean front terraces. Add in cook services, baby sitting & all the electronic gadgets you could want. We picked this house as a great value because the price tag on all of this opulence won't break the...

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