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22 February, 2018

U.S. State Dept: No Travel Advisory in Effect for Riviera Maya Mexico

The U.S. Department of State has issued a new travel alert that does NOT include the state of Quintana Roo and the Riviera Maya Mexico, which is home to tourism hotspots like Cancun, Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras and Tulum. In fact, this part of Mexico is safer than many cities in the United States, including Baltimore, Detroit and Washington D.C., according to a recent study by New York University. 

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15 February, 2018

Tequila for All, Por Favor!

When we hear the word “Tequila,” we automatically relate it to “ONLY in Mexico!” or “Sun & Beach!” “Party Time!” and “Margaritas!” And 20 years ago, you would have been right! But since then, the tequila market has taken an enormous leap into international markets and investor agendas.

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30 January, 2018

8 Best Live Music Venues in Downtown Playa del Carmen

Downtown Playa del Carmen has always been renowned for its fun and varied nightlife. For those of you who love live concerts and performances, you are spoilt for choice with some great live music venues in Playa, with very talented local musicians and a fun party atmosphere. Here are just a few places you should definitely check out! Swing by and ask them for their weekly lineup, as this can vary from rock, to salsa, to reggae or laid-back acoustic sets, so you can work out which one you would like best. 

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23 January, 2018

How to Get Residency in Mexico, One of the Best Countries for Expats

Every day the number of foreigners that decide to move to the Mexican Caribbean increases. One of the main reasons is that their money is worth so much more in Mexico than it is in the United States, Canada or Europe. Also, the quality of life and peaceful surroundings make Mexico one of the best countries for expats and inspire many to “pack their bags and c’mon on down here,” to either retire or invest in our beautiful country.

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14 December, 2017

Top 4 Sports Bars in Downtown Playa del Carmen

If you’re a sports junkie like me, even a trip to paradise can bring a bit of fear and trepidation about keeping track of your favourite NFL, NBA, NHL or Major league baseball team while you are away. Mexican TV shows a lot of soccer and some NFL games, but if you want to sit down and watch your favourite team play, you need to look for the best sports bars in downtown Playa del Carmen. Here’s our list of the top four: 

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14 November, 2017

OHL Classic at Mayakoba Brings Big Crowds to Downtown Playa del Carmen

Each year in November, downtown Playa del Carmen hosts a big influx of golf enthusiasts for the annual OHL Classic at Mayakoba, Mexico’s biggest PGA Tour event. The tournament takes place at the Mayakoba resort’s Greg Norman-designed El Camaleón Golf Club, which is one of the best PGA Tour golf courses and plays to a par 71 for the professional competition. This year, Patton Kizzire achieved his first PGA Tour win at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba in a marathon 36-hold trek, holding off Rickie Fowler by one. 

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09 November, 2017

5 Exciting Off-Resort Activities in the Riviera Maya and Near Downtown Playa del Carmen

In the Riviera Maya there are a variety of luxury condos and vacation homes available for rent or sale, but it can be tough to decide whether they offer a better value than the promised “all inclusive” big-box resorts. But as Travel Weekly recently observed, there are enormous advantages to venturing “off property,” such as better proximity to local attractions and the staggering array of activities available in this part of the Riviera Maya. 

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02 November, 2017

Get Lost in Art at 3D Museum of Wonders in Downtown Playa del Carmen

I joined a few of my team members from Investment Properties Mexico (IPM) on a recent visit to Kurt Wenner’s acclaimed 3D Museum of Wonder in downtown Playa del Carmen to see what all the excitement is about, and as you can see from the pics, we really had a blast! The museum is the first of its kind in the Americas, offering a fun, interactive experience that’s ideal for creating the ultimate selfies and where touching the exhibits is not only encouraged, but lies at the very heart of the institution’s philosophy.

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