Celebrating Children in Mexico!

Posted April 30, 2015 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Photos

Celebrating Children in Mexico

April 30 is National Children's Day where everyone honors the spirit of children. We thought that today we would share photos of kids who live in the Riviera Maya and Yucatan to celebrate this coveted holiday. Man, it would be nice if other countries took the time to honor, celebrate, and recognize the importance of young children.

Photo of the Day – Paradise Is….

Posted April 27, 2015 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Photos

Riviera Maya Beahes

I doubt I can say much else, other than Happy Monday! This photo is real, is paradise and it is taken where we live; the Riviera Maya. This is why we live here. This photo represents everything Rivera Maya. This photo could by your memory of the Riviera Maya, or maybe it is just mine. Nevertheless, THIS is the Riviera Maya! Paradise is.... this photo and everything that comes with it.

Beach Love!

Posted April 1, 2015 by Kay Walten in Costa Maya,Mexico Destinations,Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Photos

Beaches of the Riviera Maya

Oh the beaches of the Riviera Maya! This is why we fell in love and continue to fall in love with the area. The beaches of the Rivera Maya fill the coast line for over 130 kms/65 miles. No matter where you are staying, Playa Secreto, Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Akumal or Tulum, you will have a little piece of paradise to enjoy every day. Beach Love in the Riviera Maya This is the beach in Puerto Morelos to the south of the town center. This is the beach in Playa del Carmen, one...

Riviera Maya Photo of the day

Posted December 10, 2014 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Photos

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If you look at the temperature outside right now and its cold this quote is just for you!   We can help you get into a pair of flip flops this winter in the Riviera Maya. Call us at 1-800-478-0081 and we will have something to fit you perfectly. Or drop us an email [email protected]

Our best from our family to yours…

Posted November 26, 2014 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Photos

happy thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all our amigos north of the border from everyone here at Loco Gringo.

Riviera Maya Photos of the Day

Posted October 15, 2014 by Kay Walten in Enviroment,Riviera Maya Photos

Lionfish hunting Akumal Riviera Maya Mexico

The invasive Lion-fish Lionfish in the Caribbean have no predators so scuba divers in the Caribbean have started hunting them.  These fish breed prolifically and basically eat anything they can fit into their mouths, which means they are eating the reef fish. Lionfish hunting is the only viable method for controlling lionfish populations in the small areas.  Native fish have rebounded in areas that are regularly maintained by hunters.

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.

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day: Traveling the Maya Canals

Posted October 1, 2014 by Kay Walten in Enviroment,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos

Adventures in the Mayan Riviera

The Mayan canals near the Mayan ruins of Muyil While traveling by boat from Muyil to the Boca Paila bridge of Sian Kaan we navigated through this grassy savanna.   Learn more about the Muyil Ruins Stay in Tulum near Muyil and the Sian Kaan Biosphere.

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Painted Mayan Ruins

Posted September 24, 2014 by Kay Walten in Mayan Ruins,Riviera Maya Photos

Mayan ruins at Puerto Calica south of Xcaret

If you don't recognize this Mayan ruin in the Riviera Maya near Playa del Carmen, don't worry.  Many people won't. This building complex is closed to the public. It's called the Blue House and it's near the coast, located on the property of the port of Calica just south of Xcaret.

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Howler Monkey at Punta Laguna

Posted September 17, 2014 by Kay Walten in Community Organizations,Enviroment,Mindful Traveler,Riviera Maya Photos,Sustainable Tourism

howler monkey at punta laguna near coba yucatan

Howler monkeys at Punta Laguna. Just before dusk is a good time to see the howlers and hear their evening roar that echos through the jungle. Punta Laguna Reserve near the Coba ruins is a community run monkey reserve. The the official name  Otoch Ma’ax Yetel Kooh, Maya for “the home of the spider monkey and the puma.”  

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