March 16, 2018

The Turtles Are Coming To The Beaches Of The Riviera Maya

May begins sea turtle nesting season along the Caribbean coast of Mexico.   Female sea turtles make their way through the waves and trudge up on […]
March 16, 2018

Be Amazed By The Birds Of The Yucatan

Did you know that there are 547 bird species in the  Yucatan Peninsula?  No? Well, that represents 50% of all the birds reported for Mexico. Apart […]
March 15, 2018

A Migration of Giants, You Don’t Want to Miss

Every summer the whale sharks migrate to the top of the Yucatan Penisula to feed on plankton. Their feeding ground is just off-shore providing an opportunity […]
July 24, 2017

Be Sea-Friendly on Your Next Riviera Maya Vacation

You take care of your favorite car, your favorite watch or your garden, when you love something dearly. We love the sea, and we know that […]
February 26, 2016
Where to Eat Deep Fried Fish in the Riviera Maya

Where to Eat Deep Fried Fish in the Riviera Maya

You know we should stop doing these list posts on our Local Scoop blog as there is no way we can add all the best local […]
March 3, 2014
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Riviera Maya Mindful Travel Photo – Punta Laguna

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 […]
September 18, 2013
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Isla Contoy – A Natural Jewel of the Caribbean Crown

Wonderfully wild places can be found all over the Yucatan Peninsula, and one of these precious gems is Isla Contoy. It is located at the conflux […]
September 18, 2013
iguana in the Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Iguana – Strike a pose!

This little guy struck a majestic pose the moment he saw us snapping his photo. Seems he is used to the paparazzi. Our scaley friend gladly […]
September 4, 2013
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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Xtabentun Flower – Bloom of Mayan Legend

The Xtabentun flower grows wild in the Yucatan and produces the pollen Yucatecan honey bees use to create the sweet nectar needed to make a delicious […]
September 2, 2013
banana-spider in the Riviera Maya Jungle

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Along came a spider

We are not sure, but this looks to be a banana spider which is common in tropical jungles. They are also called golden orb-weavers and their […]
September 2, 2013
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Riviera Maya Vacation Tip – Botanical Garden – Jungle beauty all around

The Jardin Botanico del Dr. Alfredo Barrera, also known as Ya’ax Che, in Puerto Morelos is an off-the-beaten path gem for nature lovers. Discover the Riviera […]
September 1, 2013
Riviera Maya kiteboarding destination

Get Back to Nature with an Eco-vacation in the Riviera Maya

Why an Eco-vacation? Researchers believe that getting back to nature and away from the technological, modern world most of us spend our daily lives in is […]
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