Yucatan Photo of the Day – Ek Balam

Posted April 1, 2014 by LocoGringo in Loco Adventures,Mayan Ruins,Mexico Destinations

Mayan ruins in Yucatan

We LOVE the Ek Balam Mayan ruins. They are perfect for family day trips from the Riviera Maya. Combine a visit to these ruins with other nearby activities like cenotes, or head to Valladolid after your visit, a beautiful colonial city just 20 minutes from this Mayan ruin. Or go north to the Gulf of Mexico and check out Rio Lagartos. Read about more Mayan archeological sites.

Cancun Vacation Tip – Tigres baseball is back!

Posted March 31, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexico Vacation Tips,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

Cancun baseball

Baseball season in Cancun is back with the winning Quintana Roo Tigres. If you have never been to a local baseball game in Mexico, they really are a lot of fun. The tickets are cheap, the food is excellent (no, really, nothing like the squeeze cheese nachos you have at your home stadium) and the local fans really get into the game. Find other cool things to do in Cancun.

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Diving in Cozumel

Posted by LocoGringo in Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Watersports

scuba diving in the riviera maya

Diving in Cozumel, Mexico is world class! AND the Riviera Maya turtle season is just around the corner. Check out his very special Cozumel dive surprise.

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Isla Holbox

Posted March 28, 2014 by LocoGringo in Loco Adventures,Mexico Destinations,Sustainable Tourism

Isla Holbox in Yucatan, Mexico

Isla Holbox is an island on the flux of the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, making this little known place a treasure trove of natural beauty. Find out what's hot and what's not on Isla Holbox.

Akumal Vacation Tip – Comedy festival savings is no joke!

Posted by LocoGringo in Community Announcements,Community Organizations,Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya events,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

Comedy Festival in the Riviera Maya

The Akumal Comedy Festival is back for its 3rd year in the Riviera Maya! From April 30 – May 3, 2014 get ready to laugh your coconuts off because this year's comedian line up has just been released. This year's proceeds go to the Tulum and Playa del Carmen Red Cross chapters. No joke! Check out the huge discounts festival goers can get on their Riviera Maya hotel or condo. Discover Akumal.

Costa Maya Photo of the Day – Birding

Posted March 27, 2014 by LocoGringo in Costa Maya Activities,Mexico Destinations,Mindful Traveler,Sustainable Tourism

birding in Mexico

There are over 350 varieties of birds in the Costa Maya. Just stepping outside your hotel or bungalow in the early morning, you never know what you may see. Birdwatching is a sustainable tourism activity. Find your Costa Maya escape.

Choose Sustainable Tourism in the Riviera Maya

Posted March 26, 2014 by LocoGringo in Enviroment,Mexico Vacation Tips,Mindful Traveler,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Sustainable Tourism

sustainable tours in yucatan

Tourism has incredible potential to do positive things not just for us as individuals, but for all people collectively and for the planet. According to the World Tourism Organization, "Tourism is an effective way of redistributing wealth and a catalyst for gender equality, cultural preservation and nature conservation." It is estimated that over 1 billion people travelled internationally in 2012. With so many tourists changing the way they used to travel and choosing instead to put into...

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Jungle orchids

Posted by LocoGringo in Mexico Destinations

jungle orchid in Yucatan, Mexico

There is so much natural beauty in the Yucatan jungle if you keep an eye out for it. Jungle orchids usually grow in the crooks of tree branches, so be sure to look up when hiking the jungles of the Yucatan Peninsula. Discover other surprises hidden in the Yucatan Jungle.

Riviera Maya Vacation Tip – Casa Itzamna in Coba

Posted by LocoGringo in Mexico Destinations

mayan healing in the Riviera Maya

Casa Itzamna near Coba is a center of Mayan medicine studies. Here you will find treatments and products based on the holistic therapies of the ancient Maya civilization. This is certainly a true cultural experience for the mindful traveler. Round out your Coba day trip with a visit to the ruins.

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Summer Special!

Posted March 25, 2014 by LocoGringo in Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Photos

Ah Villa in Akumal, Mexico

Get this spacious 4 bedroom South Akumal villa, with its elegant architectural design and stylish interior, for $750 per night beginning May 1 through October 31. Perfect for your family Summer vacation! Discover the Riviera Maya's perfect family vacation getaway.

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