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As we have been reading in horror over the past few days, the small island nation of Haiti was wracked by a massive earthquake, killing hundreds of throusands and leaving hundreds of thousands more injured, homeless and without food, water and basic provisions Read More...
Greetings and Happy Holidays to all "Life's a Beach" Readers. We have been so blessed this year and want to take a moment to remember that not everyone is as fortunate. Not everyone has the opportunities and advantages that we all enjoy. Read More...
As a non-profit school, Ak Lu'um International School is always in need of donations. We asked the school to compile a Wish List in case any of us would like to give a little something. Attached is the list we received. Some of these items may already Read More...
On Saturday evening, the founding organizers of the Riviera Maya Dive Alliance kicked off their 1s t Underwater Photography Contest at Captain Dave's Bad Boys Beach Bar in Playa del Carmen. This unique union was formed by three of the finest regional Read More...
The Little Mexican Cooking School officially hangs out its shingle on December 8th and will continue with what they call ‘cooking class adventures’ every Tuesday and Thursday until the end of April. The school was born as a result of the passions Read More...
Announcing our new Riviera Maya Events Calendar!! With the combined efforts of 5 regional editors spread across the Riviera and Costa Maya, this is certain to be the most comprehensive listing of local events available all in one place. Search by location Read More...
Attending Polo matches has always been a favorite family activity of ours, one that we enjoyed every summer back in Saratoga Springs. Now, thanks to my pal Catriona Brown up in Puerto Morelos, I am kept up to date on the Polo schedule at El Rey Polo Club. Read More...
This week, leading up to the First Annual Taste of Playa International Food Festival on September 5, 2009, an event that features some of the most talented chefs in the Riviera Maya, tickets went on sale at various locations in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Read More...
Yesterday, Taste of Playa Executive committee members Monica Hartlief and Nicola Inwood met with local goverment officials at the Municipal Jail to make a gift of much needed medicines and much appreciated sporting equipment for the inmates of the prison. Read More...
I've been getting quite a few messages over the past few weeks, Life's a Beach readers wondering “What's up?”. As many of you also follow this blog on Facebook and Twitter, you have undoubtedly seen the cryptic messages….the Read More...
Coco's Cat Rescue in cooperation with Jen Smith with S.P.A.Y . in Akumal, Dra.Sandra Valdez from the perrera and the municipality will be holding a free sterilization clinic today, tomorrow and Sunday in the Centro Comunitario in Colonia Ejido, Playa Read More...
This just in from the Angel Notion Blog: Trees, Palms and Plants Have Arrived at Angel Notion, Playa del Carmen 4 June 2009 Never before has Playa del Carmen seen the variety and sizes of palm trees, cocos, fruit trees and ornamental plants. And they Read More...
February 25 and 26 the Centro Ecologico Akumal will hold its 4th annual festival at the CEA center in Akumal. The theme this year is Reduce - Reuse - Restore with events and exhibits related to reducing consumption, recycling waste and working to restore Read More...