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Tips That Make Your Xmatkuil Fair Visit Spectacular!

Posted November 17, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations

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...

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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...

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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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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day

Posted October 8, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Riviera Maya Photos

crococun quote of the day riviera maya

Crococun has been around for over 20 years.  This small attraction is a great way for kids to explore and discover some of the native animals and birds of the Yucatan. Learn more about Crococun and add it to your "things to do" list on your next Riviera Maya vacation.

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Protecting your valuables on the beach

Posted September 5, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Vacation tips

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A clever way to protect your valuables You gotta admit its kinda funny! ;-)    

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Akumal Family Vacation Tip – Babysitting

Posted August 29, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Riviera Maya Services,Vacation tips

Riviera Maya Akumal Baby sitting services

Vacationing with your kids on the beach in Akumal Mexico? Sure that may sound like fun for the whole family but hey it's mom & dad's vacation too!  Akumal Kids is a baby-sitting service but so much more if you want to enjoy diving, a book or a quiet time with your spouse. Akumal Kids offers: Babysitting Nanny service Swimming classes for babies and children Kid's cooking classes PADI Scuba Diving experiences for children Developed by local women, these services are perfect...

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What are you doing this holiday season?

Posted August 14, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Mexico Destinations,Vacation tips


Weathermen predict another polar vortex this winter So you have a choice you can spend your holiday vacation at home, digging out from under the snow up north or you can enjoy the white sandy beaches of the Riviera Maya. What do you choose? In Tulum El Paraiso Beach Hotel has availability for both holiday weeks!   New Years is almost sold out in regards vacation rentals and small hotels, so call us today 1-800-478-0081.  We have some great vacation rental house still open for Christmas...

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Health Tips for Your Vacation

Posted August 1, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Vacation tips

Healthy travel tips for the Riviera Maya Mexico

Although you cannot anticipate every contingency, there are steps you can take to ensure a healthy vacation. Planning ahead for a healthy trip involves taking along first-aid supplies that might be needed at your destination or along the way. It also means remembering to pack any prescription or over-the counter medications you or your family members take on a regular basis. See your doctor. Before leaving on vacation, you should visit your family physician to discuss any troubling...

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Cell phones on vacation in the Riviera Maya

Posted July 21, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Vacation tips

Cell phone tips while on vacation in the Riviera Maya

Everyone cannot seem to leave home without their trusty cell phone.  We have a few tips for you in regards to your phone while you are your beach vacation in the Riviera Maya. Prevent any surprise cell phone bills when you get home from vacation. Contact your cell phone company about a Mexico or international calling plan, data plan and know if you have restrictions on the number of text messages you can receive. Turn data roaming off in your phone settings while on vacation. This will...

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Tips to Designing Your Fun Family Retreat

Posted June 20, 2014 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Vacation tips

family vacation tips for the riviera maya

Let's all be together! Villa rentals are a great way to have everyone together. Hotel rooms tend to separate everyone, making it more challenging to maintain a feeling of togetherness. Also, in a villa you have everything at your fingertips instead of having the added chore of packing up every time you get together for meals or beach time. There is no need to pack your days full of adventures at advertised tourism spots. One or two day trips are enough. Too many parents are making the same...

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