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It seems to be kind of a slow summer in terms of construction. Lots of projects that we had been following are now completed and delivered, leaving just a handful still in the works. Still no movement at Blume and Vaiven. I'll be curious to see what Read More...
During the last few days of the school year, when many of the foreign students have already returned to their home countries for the summer break, the remaining children are treated to all kinds of fun activities. One such extracurricular outing is a Read More...
Not surprisingly, our first full day on the island was a lazy one. The kids were sent off on a fishing excursion and the grownups recovered from the night before. Breakfast and Bloody Mary's at Estel's , our favorite place in San Pedro, brought Read More...
Saturday evening at The Luna Blue Hotel , nearly 100 Playa del Carmen locals and visitors braved the oppressive heat and turned out to support Coco's Cat Rescue with it's first official fundraiser. Coco's Cat Rescue's is a non profit initiative Read More...
As the sun set over the roof tops of the city, several dozen Playa del Carmen residents and visitors took in the magnificent ocean views, enjoyed the cool Caribbean breeze and were treated to an excellent series of wine and food pairings and commentary Read More...
I will never cease to be surprised by the twists and turns of the development industry in Playa del Carmen. While the rest of Mexico is reeling from the whole Swine Flu debacle and most businesses are scrambling for money, it seems that Real Estate in Read More...
As many "Life's a Beach" readers will remember, Rob and I brokered the sale of Casa Ixchel , a lovely boutique hotel on Isla Mujeres last year. Last Thursday, on special invitation from the new owners, we made the trip across to Isla to Read More...
Why my kids, of course! Well, probably not but they sure had fun trying it out this weekend. Through our friend and fellow Papalote parent Corrina, Birdie and Cole were invited to take part in a publicity photo shoot for the Shangri La Caribe Hotel . Read More...
Once again, Tony and Cheri at the Luna Blue Hotel hosted the "it" party for St. Patrick's Day! Packed to the palapa with locals and tourists alike, the Tiki Bar was hopping as Chris Bolister cranked out traditional Irish tunes and a long Read More...
Last night was the first of a string of limited engagements that Canadian Blues player , Brent Parkin with be performing at The Tiki Bar at The Luna Blue Hotel in Playa del Carmen. For those of you who have not yet had the pleasure on an evening with Read More...
Hotel For Sale - Downtown Tulum - $849,000 usd (accepting offers) Have you ever dreamed of packing it all in, quitting your day job and running off to live in the Caribbean? Spending your days wandering through the produce markets, chopping coconuts and Read More...
For those of us unable to make the pilgrimage to Washington D.C. to witness history and the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States of America, The Tiki Bar at The Luna Blue Hotel was the place to be! Packed to the rafters with American Read More...