Tulum Photo of the Day – New Easter activity SUP!

Posted April 18, 2014 by LocoGringo in Family vacations,Riviera Maya Services,Sustainable Tourism,Watersports


So we have decided to start a new Good Friday and Easter Weekend tradition. We are keeping our Easter routine of Margaritas on the beach, a down time and beach time, but are adding SUP to the Easter weekend menu. The weather forcast of this weekend is looking good; clear skies, flat seas and the sun a shinin'. We have been Stand Up Paddle Baording for a couple of weeks now and find it to be an easy, fun activity that can be done up and down the coast and in the larger cenotes. Life jackets are...

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Diving in Cozumel

Posted March 31, 2014 by LocoGringo in Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Watersports

scuba diving in the riviera maya

Diving in Cozumel, Mexico is world class! AND the Riviera Maya turtle season is just around the corner. Check out his very special Cozumel dive surprise.

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day- Catamaran cruisin’

Posted March 24, 2014 by LocoGringo in Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Watersports

catamaran sailing in the Mexican Caribbean

Sailing the Caribbean on a catamaran is a must when visiting the Riviera Maya. For a full-on tour that includes adventure on land and sea, contact Captain Quickie. For an easy 2 or 3 hour boat ride contact The Akumal Dive Shop. Discover other ways to play in the Riviera Maya.

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Kayaking Soliman

Posted February 17, 2014 by LocoGringo in Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Photos,Sustainable Tourism,Watersports

Kayaking in the Riviera Maya

Soliman Bay is ideal for kayaking and snorkeling. This calm, shallow bay is a great place for first timers to get the hang of water sports. Kayaking is a fun, sustainable sport that will put your couple skills to the test. Check out our cozy Soliman Bay bungalows.

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Great grouper!

Posted February 13, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mindful Traveler,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Watersports

Scuba diving in Akumal Mexico

Akumal's dive pros Natalie and Ivan nabbed this great shot of a grouper. If you enjoy scuba diving and/or underwater photography, the Riviera Maya has so much to offer! Get the scoop on diving in the Mayan Riviera.

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.

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Gone fishin’

Posted January 30, 2014 by LocoGringo in Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Watersports

Fishing in the Mexican Caribbean

The Mexican Caribbean has world class fishing for all ages. Learn more about fishing in the Riviera Maya.

Akumal Photo of the Day – Meet El Capitan

Posted January 17, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexico Destinations,Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Photos,Watersports

Sailing in Akumal, Mexico

Akumal local, Angel Varguez, has been the captain of the Akumal Dive Shop's catamaran, the Kantaris, for 14 years. Loco Gringo has been sailing with with "Captain Nebo" (his nickname) for all those years and he is tops when it comes to sailing the local waters and hosting you on his boat. The beers are always cold and the lines are always in the water! What's the weather like in Akumal right now? Check out our beach cam!

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Sail out of the harbor

Posted January 3, 2014 by LocoGringo in Riviera Maya Photos,Watersports

Sailing in the Riviera Maya

"A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for." - Grace Murray Hopper, United States Navy rear admiral. Don't stay in your "safe harbor", get out and make 2014 your year for travel! Visit the Riviera Maya where we have sailing, fishing, snorkeling, diving and more! Check out ways to explore the Riviera Maya's spectacular underwater world.        

Take Your Riviera Maya Vacation to the Extreme

Posted December 25, 2013 by LocoGringo in Loco Adventures,Mayan Ruins,Mexico Destinations,Riviera Maya Activities,Watersports

adventure travel in Riviera Maya, Mexico

Can you believe 2014 is a week away? Where does the time go? Just goes to show life is way too short to keep putting off your "bucket list" or for doing the same ol' vacation year after year. Make 2014 the year you took your vacation to another level! Adventure travel in Mexico is so much more than just pushing yourself to physical limits, it includes nature encounters and cultural exchanges as well. The amazing biodiversity of the Mayan Riviera landscape along with the fascinating history...

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