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22 December, 2018

Where to Eat Christmas Dinner in Mexico’s Riviera Maya

As we celebrate the season here in the Riviera Maya, the entire team at Investment Properties Mexico would like to wish you Happy Holidays and give you an insider’s perspective on the best places to enjoy a fabulous Christmas dinner, from Playa del Carmen to Puerto Aventuras and Tulum.

We think the Riviera Maya is one of the best places to be for Christmas and hope you have a fabulous time celebrating the holidays in the warm, wonderful, sunny Mexican Caribbean! 

Here’s our 2018 list of where to eat Christmas dinner in the Riviera Maya: 

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28 December, 2016

Known as Nochevieja (New Year’s Eve) and Año Nuevo (New Year’s Day) in Mexico, this major national holiday is one of the most exciting annual celebrations in the country. As in the rest of the world, people throughout Mexico will gather together with friends and family to ring in the coming of the new year, sharing memories about what has transpired over the last 12 months and hopes for 2017.

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10 October, 2016

Although the U.S. just finished celebrating Columbus Day Oct. 10,Mexico and most of Latin America is gearing up for Día de la Raza, an alternative holiday held each year on Oct. 12 that celebrates all of the cultural influences that came before and after the European conquerors, including the indigenous people, their traditions and unique heritage. As a statutory instead of a federal holiday in Mexico, Día de la Raza is most often celebrated with parades, dancing, parties and food.

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25 March, 2016

As one of Mexico’s biggest national holidays, Easter Sunday (Domingo de Pascua) is a day of remembrance for Catholics nationwide,who recall the biblical story of when Jesus rose from the dead. According to TimeAnDate.com, it is customary in Mexico to schedule vacation for Holy Week (Semana Santa) leading up to Easter Sunday, as well as the week after the holiday.

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06 May, 2015

Also known as May Day and International Workers Day, Día del Trabajo (Labour Day), was established by the workers congress in Paris in 1889 as a day to commemorate the world labor movement and to celebrate laborers and the working classes worldwide. The date – May 1st – was selected in remembrance of the Haymarket Affair, which occurred in Chicago on May 4, 1886 and involved the police killing of four demonstrators who were part of a general strike demanding an eight-hour workday.

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16 March, 2014

In destinations throughout Mexico, visitors, locals and expats alike will enjoy a variety of festivities on the Aniversario de Benito Juarez, or Benito Juarez Day, held the Monday of the week of his birth anniversary (March 21st), so this year will be celebrated March 17, in celebration of this former president and longtime national hero. Always held on the third Monday in March, this national holiday honors the man who resisted the French occupation, overthrew the Second Mexican Empire, restored the republic and helped modernize the country.

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23 February, 2014

Celebrated each year on February 24, Día de la Bandera, or “Flag Day” is a national holiday in Mexico that was officially first established in 1937 and commemorates the nation’s collective admiration for its unique traditions and distinct cultural heritage.

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