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24 April, 2018

4 Best Things to Do in Playa del Carmen

Situated on the pristine white-sand shores of the Mexican Caribbean Sea, downtown Playa del Carmen offers an impressive array of exciting activities and luxury amenities that are sure to please even the most seasoned travelers. So, the next time you visit this part of Mexico, make sure you don’t miss any of the items on this list of our top four things to do in Playa del Carmen!

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17 April, 2018

TripAdvisor users have ranked Playa del Carmen as the top tourist destination in Mexico for the seventh year in a row, and also named it 15th in the entire world, citing the Mexican Caribbean beach town’s hip, cosmopolitan vibe, stunning natural beauty and dizzying array of shopping, entertainment and dining options. What’s more, Playa del Carmen was the only city in Mexico that ranked among TripAdvisor’s 25 most popular destinations in the world. Read on to learn more about what makes Playa one of the Riviera Maya’s crown jewels!

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31 March, 2018

Visiting Mexico Is Safe, Says U.S. State Department

With tourism numbers surging and more people from around the world visiting Mexico ever year, it’s important to address ongoing safety concerns and share the truth about what life is really like in the country’s top tourism destinations. With more than 40 million people traveling to Mexico from around the world in 2017 alone, Mexico is easily one of the top destinations for many tourists, but how safe is it, really?

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27 March, 2018

Why People Fall in Love with Purobeach in Downtown Playa del Carmen

A different kind of place…

Among the small and colorful facades, palm trees and little shops of a typical "small beach town," The Fives Downtown Hotel and Residences rises as a “watchtower” dominating the streets of downtown Playa del Carmen. It’s the only hotel managed by the Curio Collection, by Hilton to be found anywhere in Cancun and the Riviera Maya region, and The Fives Downtown complements and blends perfectly with the tropical-city environment of the area in its elegant Contemporary Mexican Architecture style.

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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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