Riviera Maya Family Vacation Tip – Baby gear rental

Posted April 11, 2014 by LocoGringo in Family vacations,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Vacation tips

baby rentals in the riviera maya

Traveling with small children requires a lot of luggage. Strollers, portable cribs, highchairs, car seats...this stuff can really weigh mom and dad down! Now parents can lighten their travel load by renting baby equipment right here in Cancun and the Riviera Maya. Check out Bajababygear.com or Cancunbabyrental.com for all your little one's needs. Find a Riviera Maya beachfront villa for your family vacation.

Riviera Maya Vacation Rental Specials of the Week!

Posted April 3, 2014 by LocoGringo in Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Vacation tips

riviera maya vacation rental specials

Gearing up for the family vacation? We've got some spectacular deals that won't break the bank! Casa Cavu is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom beachfront villa in Tankah Bay. With its elegant swimming pool, expansive terrace complete with cozy hammocks swinging in the breeze, a shady beach pavilion perfect for dining ‘al fresco’ and a wide stretch of white powder beach your family can really take advantage of the great outdoors! Get a 20% discount off all stays the entire month of May...

Tips to Taking Great Family Vacation Photos

Posted April 2, 2014 by LocoGringo in Family vacations,Vacation tips

family beach vacation photos

On family vacations, the one thing you never forget to take is the camera. You know you are going to record precious moments that will be shared for generations to come. Even if you are not a professional photographer, you want your family vacation photos to be creative and memorable, to capture the fun you shared together. Here are some simple tricks and tips to help you take your best shot. Tips to Taking Great Family Vacation Photos Always have 2 charged batteries for your...

Riviera Maya Family Vacation Tip – Hire a photographer

Posted by LocoGringo in Family vacations,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Vacation tips

family vacation tips

Family vacation memories are the most precious, especially when the kids are young and will probably forget a lot of the details, although not necessarily how the vacation made them feel. Hire a professional photographer to tag along and capture special moments of  you all together (no losing dad behind the camera) on your family vacation. Discover fun ways for families to play in the Riviera Maya. Photo by Scott Brown

Mexico Travel Tip – Your tourist visa es importante!

Posted March 12, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexico Vacation Tips,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Vacation tips

riviera maya tourist visa

We've said it before, but with Spring Break in full swing, it probably needs to be said again. On the airplane, on your way to the Cancun Airport, you will be asked to fill out a customs card and a visa. Your first stop when you arrive to the airport will be the immigration window. Your visa will be stamped at the window and the officer will hand back to you one part of the perforated card, also known as your tourist visa. HOLD ON TO THIS. Keep it safe inside your passport and make sure you...

Riviera Maya Honeymoon Tip – Hire a photographer

Posted February 21, 2014 by LocoGringo in Destination Weddings,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Vacation tips

honeymoon photographer

Photographers aren't just for the wedding. Hire a professional photographer to capture the newly weds on a Caribbean sunset sail or exploring the ancient Tulum ruins or enjoying a candlelit dinner on Akumal Bay. Check out our vacation package deals for an easy breezy honeymoon.

Cancun Vacation Tip – Parque Kabah

Posted February 3, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexico Destinations,Mexico Vacation Tips,Sustainable Tourism,Vacation tips

urban park in Cancun Mexico

Kabah park in Cancun Centro is a natural oasis in the middle of urban mayhem. If you like to jog, walk, or simply enjoy nature, Kabah Park is a retreat. Located across the street from CostCo, you will find a playground, an outdoor gym, a museum, a picnic area, a duck pond, and a small zoo. The park is full of wildlife! Chachalaca birds (the Yucatecan pheasant) large iguana, deer, spider monkeys and coatimundi call Cancun Centro their home. Visit Riviera Maya's natural aquarium.

Riviera Maya Vacation Tip – Very cool snorkel gadget

Posted January 31, 2014 by LocoGringo in Costa Maya Activities,Mexico Vacation Tips,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Vacation tips,Watersports

snorkel digital camera for your riviera maya vacation

Hanging on to your underwater camera and lining up shots while snorkeling can be cumbersome. Check out this very cool gadget, the snorkel-mask camera. Now when you are swimming with turtles in Akumal Bay or snorkeling with whale sharks near Isla Holbox, do it hands-free! Enjoy amazing snorkeling in the Mexican Caribbean.

Get Inspired to Travel to Mexico in 2014

Posted January 1, 2014 by LocoGringo in Family vacations,Loco Adventures,Mayan Ruins,Mexico Destinations,Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Services,Vacation tips

snorkeling-with-the-turtles-be-inspired

 January 2014 is all about being crazy for travel, and Loco Gringo wants to spark a desire in travelers to experience the Riviera Maya, Costa Maya and Yucatan!  What does it mean to be crazy for travel? To us, it means having an unquenchable thirst to discover new places and even explore deeper the places we have been before. It means wanting to experience the best of what a destination has to offer, and we think the Mexican Caribbean is one of the most exciting travel destinations on...

Riviera Maya Travel Tip – ATMs for Pesos

Posted December 18, 2013 by LocoGringo in Mexico Vacation Tips,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Vacation tips

exchanging money in Riviera Maya

The most convenient way to buy pesos is by using an ATM. You will often receive better exchange rates, even though you have to pay a service fee, as with any ATM outside your bank network. Be sure to use only bank ATMs and never third party ATMs. If you're going to be traveling in rural areas or remote villages, be sure to take enough cash with you, as ATMs may be hard to find. Buying pesos at your bank before your trip is not necessary if you are using American dollars as they are accepted...

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