Riviera Maya Mindful Travel Tip – Sustainable AI

Posted March 10, 2014 by Kay Walten in Mexico Destinations,Mindful Traveler,Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Sustainable Tourism

sustianable travel in the Riviera Maya

Hacienda Tres Rios began as an ecological park and then became an all inclusive hotel with sustainability as their goal. The hotel employs a staff trained and certified in sustainable tourism practices, referred to as their "Green Team," and the hotel uses state-of-the-art technology to reduce the resort's environmental impact.  This is one resort that walks their talk!  If you want to enjoy eco-luxury on your Mayan Riviera vacation, make it Hacienda Tres Rios. Find out more about...

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Akumal Vacation Tip – Akumal Comedy Festival 2014

Posted March 7, 2014 by Kay Walten in Community Announcements,Mindful Traveler,Riviera Maya events,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

akumal fundraisers

Getting involved in the local community festivals and fundraisers while on vacation is a huge step in the mindful travel direction! The annual Akumal Comedy Festival begins April April 29 and runs through May 3. This year's proceeds will benefit the Red Cross in Tulum and Playa del Carmen. Find an Akumal villa. Photo by Scott Brown

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Cancun Photo of the Day – Isla Blanca, the last frontier

Posted March 6, 2014 by Kay Walten in Cancun Photos,Mexico Destinations,Mindful Traveler

Isla Blanca, Cauncun

Isla Blanca is not actually an island, it is the last wild beachfront in Cancun. There are no glitzy resorts, no paved parking areas and no loud techno music...just the sound of the waves and sweet little coves where you can park your beach chair. Book your Cancun vacation package.

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Take Riviera Maya Sustainable Travel to a Higher Level

Posted March 5, 2014 by Kay Walten in Community Organizations,Family vacations,Mexico Vacation Tips,Mindful Traveler,Sustainable Tourism

riviera maya charities

Now that you are familiar with sustainable travel, are you ready to take it to the next level? Mindful travel is more than just recycling aluminum cans, taking environmentally friendly tours and buying locally made souvenirs. Contributing something to the place or community you are visiting, beyond just the money you are spending for your vacation, is a way to experience an area and get to know its people. It is an opportunity to help with problems you may not see closer to home, and for kids,...

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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Boats in the bay

Posted by Kay Walten in Mexico Destinations,Mindful Traveler,Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Photos

Akumal, Mexico

Akumal, Mexico is an ecologically minded fishing village with a focus on protecting its bays and reefs. Discover Akumal

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Costa Maya Mindful Travel Tip – Calderitas, Chetumal

Posted by Kay Walten in Costa Maya Activities,Mexico Destinations,Mexico Vacation Tips,Mindful Traveler

Chetumal, Mexico

Calderitas is a small Mayan coastal village situated on the western side of Chetumal Bay. For those who don't need much more than amazing ocean views, cold beer and the best tasting seafood ever, this might be a place for you to check out. Rent a kayak and paddle around the bay or rent a boat to sail around the naturally diverse Tamalcab Island. You will love this fantastic beach front hotel in Mahahual, Costa Maya

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Yucatan Photo of the Day – Holbox is mindful travel

Posted March 4, 2014 by Kay Walten in Mexico Destinations,Mindful Traveler,Sustainable Tourism,Yucatan Activities

Isla Holbox Yucatan

A vacation to Isla Holbox is all natural, all beautiful and all mindful. There are no discos or fancy resorts, just kayaking, birdwatching, swimming, beach combing and sunset watching. Check out this very chic eco-resort.

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Steps to Being a Mindful Traveler in the Riviera Maya

Posted March 3, 2014 by Kay Walten in Enviroment,Family vacations,Mindful Traveler,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Sustainable Tourism

be a mindful traveler in the riviera maya

The month of March is all about sustainable travel or "green" travel, and who doesn't want to be mindful about protecting Mexico's natural beauty when visiting? Let's all do our part to protect the Riviera Maya's amazing jungles, cenotes, wildlife and reef systems by taking simple steps to travel responsibly. Pack Like a Mindful Traveler Being a mindful traveler begins even before you leave the house. Packing ecologically friendly products is the first step you can take that will lead to...

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Riviera Maya Mindful Travel Tip – Local fundraiser

Posted by Kay Walten in Community Announcements,Community Organizations,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Sustainable Tourism

Playa del Carmen charities

One aspect of being a mindful traveler is giving back to the communities you visit. Playa Animal Rescue in Playa del Carmen is holding their annual fundraiser on March 13th from 7PM to 10PM at Bad Boys Beach Bar located on the beach between 2nd and 4th. There will be live music, a raffle, a silent auction and happy hour drink prices with a purchase of an armband. Playa Animal Rescue offers hope to the four-legged locals of the Riviera Maya and is 100% funded by donations. If you are visiting...

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Riviera Maya Mindful Travel Photo – Punta Laguna

Posted by Kay Walten in Loco Adventures,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Sustainable Tourism,Yucatan Activities

wildlife in the riviera maya

Choosing to experience the Yucatan's animals living free in their natural habitat is sustainable travel at its best! Punta Laguna Monkey Reserve is one of our favorite places to visit when we want to get WILD! Check out another really cool Riviera Maya monkey hangout.

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