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Tulum photo of the day – Pitahaya flowers

Posted August 8, 2013 by Kay Walten in Enviroment,Riviera Maya Photos

pitaya-flowers for dragon fruit

We love the summer! One of our favorite seasonal fruits, pitahaya flowers and grows in the summer only, so we look forward to the first flowering of this delicious fruit knowing the fruit will be ready to eat shortly. The pitahaya flower reminds us that many of life's moments happen fast and furious. The pitahaya flower is in full bloom for less than 24 hours. It is a beautiful full flower that is best seen at night. The next morning when you revisit the blossom it will be gone, wilted and...

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Passionate Travellers are found everywhere in the Riviera Maya

Posted August 7, 2013 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Destinations

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We have noticed a unique trend in the Riviera Maya. People come to the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean for a relaxing vacation. No matter which city they decide to rest their vacation head, Puerto Morelos, Tulum, Akumal or Playa del Carmen, they end up meeting a fellow traveller who has returned to the area to pursue a passion. The beaches are the initial draw to the Riviera Maya but vacationers soon find out that the Riviera Maya is full of adventure and history. The Riviera Maya is full...

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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Follow your passion!

Posted August 6, 2013 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Photos

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When I told my friends and family I was moving to Riviera Maya, Mexico they all said I was crazy. What will you do down there? How will you manage by yourself? Aren't people trying to leave Mexico? Though their hearts were in the right place, their questions reflected doubt and discouragement. It seems like a lifetime ago when I packed up my truck and made the trip to the Riviera Maya. To everyone's surprise (even my own) I had carried through with my decision. I was determined to change the...

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Riviera Maya Travel Tip – Passionate golfers can save during twilight hours

Posted August 5, 2013 by Kay Walten in Mexico Vacation Tips

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Twilight tee times are the smart way to golf in the Riviera Maya. Not only does afternoon golf cost almost half of the regular green fees,  but you will have the courses to yourself, letting you take some risks in your game and make it better! All Riviera Maya courses offer twilight rates usually begin around 2 in the afternoon. Check out golf courses in the Rivera Maya, a golf course mecca for golfers who want to work on their passion all year round.

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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Manta Ray – A big surprise!

Posted August 2, 2013 by Kay Walten in Enviroment,Riviera Maya Photos,Sustainable Tourism

Manta Ray jumping out of the water in Mexico

BONUS! We saw this big guy while out on a whale shark tour. Manta rays are the largest of the rays. Mantas can get up to 29 feet wide and weigh up to 1.5 tons. They are harmless to swimmers and divers. One of the reasons we are so passionate about the Riviera Maya is that you never know what surprises this magical place has in store for those who get out and about. Read more about our trip to Isla Holbox.

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Riviera Maya Passionate Travel Tip – Keep a Travelogue

Posted by Kay Walten in Mexico Vacation Tips

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One trait of the passionate traveler is to keep a journal of his or her experiences while discovering the world. Put into ink the emotions you felt when you saw your first turtle in Akumal Bay or when you ate conch fritters for the first time. Choose one with a pocket so you can store mementos like tickets, menus, photos and maps. These days, there are many different forms of travel journals, even websites and apps! Read about some of our passionate Mexico travel.

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Tulum Photo of the Day – Passionate Travel – Soak it up!

Posted August 1, 2013 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Photos

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Soaking in a rustic cedar tub, soaking up the sun, soaking up life! This is what passionate travel looks like with a champagne glass in hand. Azulik hotel in Tulum encompasses the bohemian chic spirit the town is famous for. Book your Azulik experience.

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Are You a Passionate Traveler?

Posted by Kay Walten in Mexican Culture,Riviera Maya Destinations

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Have you ever caught yourself staring at your empty suitcase in the closet all the while thinking, "It's been too long."? Do you get a restless feeling soon after returning from your last travel adventure? Do you keep in touch with friends you made while visiting a foreign country? Do you find yourself in the kitchen trying to recreate that amazing meal you experienced abroad just to savor that moment once more? These are all warning signs that you may be a hopelessly passionate...

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Fine Dining in the Riviera Maya – Flavor Without the Fuss

Posted July 31, 2013 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Destinations

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One of the best parts of vacation is the food. Taking your vacation international means experiencing exotic cuisines and discovering tantalizing flavors new to your taste buds, and for foodies on a luxury vacation, the fine dining memories is what you remember most. What's different about fine dining in the Riviera Maya? You can get all the flavorful fare without the pretentiousness you sometimes find in other vacation destinations. Here, you can sip champagne and nibble on delectable treats...

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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Swim with Turtles in Akumal Bay

Posted by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Photos

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Turtle season in Riviera Maya is in full swing! Mamas are still laying eggs and babies are beginning to hatch. Akumal Bay is full of feeding sea turtles.  If you want to get up close and personal with these amazing creatures like the snorkelers in this photo, now is the time to visit! This photo was taken by one of our contest finalist loco gringo Peter Ib Hansen. Check out some of our fabulous Akumal vacation rentals.

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