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Hekab Be Biblioteca de Akumal – Akumal’s Free Library

A little history about the library Hekab Be was started over 10 years ago by Brenda Detering, an American who lived in Akumal. When she started […]

Boat tour – Rio Grijalva in Sumidero Canyon, Chiapas

A while back we took a long overdue trip to the incredible state of Chiapas in southern Mexico, a place we had been hearing about for […]

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Noche Buena

Did you know that poinsettias are native to Mexico? The plant is known in Mexico as “Noche Buena”, meaning Christmas Eve. Get our holiday recipe for Mexican […]

Akumal Photo of the Day – Get into the holiday spirit!

This little guy is full on in the holiday spirit, sporting deer antlers and a shiny Rudolph nose! Each Christmas, the owners of Turtle Bay Bakery […]

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Everybody loves Santa!

Wow! Isn’t this what Christmas is all about? Putting a smile on a child’s face. Even though Santa Clause is an imported custom from the U.S., […]

Mexico Photo of the Day – Hand crafted ornaments

These women in a small village outside of Puebla, Mexico are hand crafting blown glass Christmas ornaments, most of which will be exported to the U.S. […]

Riviera Maya Vacation Tip – Try Noche Buena Beer

Each holiday season, us locals look forward to the arrival of Noche Buena (Christmas Eve) cerveza. This smooth, rich amber beer with a hint of carmel […]

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Holiday Piñatas

No fiesta de Navidad (Christmas party) or fiesta de Año Nuevo (New Year party) would be complete without a bright, beautiful piñata! The holiday piñatas are […]

Carrying a Torch for Guadalupe in the Riviera Maya

One of the Mexican culture’s most celebrated historical figures is without a doubt the Virgin Mary. She is the patron saint of Mexico seen everywhere, statues, […]

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – 5th Avenue in Lights

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here in Playa del Carmen. The famous 5th Avenue promenade is all lit up from end to end. […]

Riviera Maya Vacation Tip – Holiday Dining

Will restaurants be open Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day? We get this question a lot from our holiday guests, and the good news is YES! Most […]

Riviera Maya Vacation Tip – Packing for a Winter holiday

Getting ready for your Christmas and/or New Year holiday in the Riviera Maya? Even though it is warm and sunny year ’round here in the tropics, […]

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