Category Archives: Mexico

Xperience the Xpa at Xcaret , Mexico!

Xperience the Xpa at Xcaret , Mexico!

It’s almost impossible not to hear about “Xcaret” while visiting the Riviera Maya. Xcaret is an eco-archaeological park, located a few kilometers away from Playa del Carmen. A visit to this park is certainly the best way to experience the music, the food, the land, its history and even get pampered in a most unexpected and unusual setting. The SpaContinue Reading

Diving in Cozumel – Another Dream Come True

Diving in Cozumel – Another Dream Come True

Our 3 month adventure in the Riviera Maya was sadly coming to an end. There was no way we could leave without scuba diving in Cozumel, one of the top diving destinations in the world! This being our last week, we kept the best for the last. I know, you’re probably wondering why wait soContinue Reading

Luxury on Soliman Bay, Tulum – My Review of Jashita Hotel

Luxury on Soliman Bay, Tulum – My Review of Jashita Hotel

In my search for a unique hotel in Tulum, Jashita jumped out at me for it’s superb location, and for being the only hotel located on the beautiful Soliman Bay. That was enough to make me want to stay there! On learning more about their beginnings I had nothing but respect for the owners. Jashita was originallyContinue Reading

The Underwater Museum Cancun – A Museum Like No Other

The Underwater Museum Cancun – A Museum Like No Other

As I was planning my trip to Mexico, I looked up some of the things to do in Cancun. There is really a lot to do here. But what REALLY stood out for me was the Underwater Museum Cancun. I searched for all the information I could about this wonderful artificial reef created out ofContinue Reading

Take in the Riviera Maya with a Local Quickie

Take in the Riviera Maya with a Local Quickie

While I was looking for a sailing tour around Playa del Carmen, I came across Local Quickies. Of course it was the curious name – ‘Captain Quickie’ – that really aroused my curiosity (Oh I bet it would have aroused yours too!)  I needed to find out who this guy was, so I decided to meet the Captain beforeContinue Reading

A day in the Riviera Maya with turtles, cenotes, ruins and more!

A day in the Riviera Maya with turtles, cenotes, ruins and more!

Ok, you know how it is when your holiday destination has so much adventure to offer…and you want to do it all! You’re like a kid in a candy store, all eyes and excitement, but don’t know where to start. This is where Riviera Adventours comes in. You see, I am visiting the Mayan RivieraContinue Reading

An artful escape – My review of CasaSandra Boutique Hotel

An artful escape – My review of CasaSandra Boutique Hotel

I love the unusual, the creative, the interesting things in life. Things that stimulate my mind and stir up my soul. During my stay in the Mayan Riviera I asked around to find out if there was a place that I really MUST go to. Turned out, Holbox Island was the place to visit. So we did.Continue Reading

10 Tours Not to be Missed Around the Riviera Maya, Mexico

10 Tours Not to be Missed Around the Riviera Maya, Mexico

The Riviera Maya has got to be the most fun holiday destination ever! Everything, from the weather and the terrain to the culture is perfect. For most of us it conjures up visions of white powdery sand, turquoise blue sea, terrific boutique hotels and the urge to chill out. However, this delightful beach land also invites us toContinue Reading

10 Terrific Boutique Hotels in and Around the Rivera Maya, Mexico

10 Terrific Boutique Hotels in and Around the Rivera Maya, Mexico

The Riviera Maya is a tourism destination in Mexico that borders the Caribbean sea. It begins in the city of Playa del Carmen and meanders down to Tulum in the south, but it also includes the town of Puerto Morelos in the north and Felipe Carrillo Puerto that is south of Tulum.   All along theContinue Reading