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On Sunday January 24th, fund-raising events will be executed simultaneously in Playa del Carmen and Akumal to raise much needed funds for the victims of the devastating earthquake that wracked the small island nation last week. This initiative, “Hope Read More...
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...
Last week, the Buy Playa team was invited to a special Open House introducing The Bric Hotel to the real estate community and the various booking agencies in Playa del Carmen. The hotel is a departure from the usual offerings from Bric, far and away, 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...
Very Secure, Centrally Located • Spacious 2 bedroom 2 bath condo in downtown Playa del Carmen - $900 USD Monthly - Available Now! Downtown, Playa del Carmen - Rent this spacious 2 bedroom, 2 full bath condominium in downtown Playa del Carmen. Located 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...
Last week, at our weekly "Uncorked Club" outing, Rob and I had the good fortune of getting a sneak preview of John Gray's new signature wine, "El Corazon". Made from grapes sourced in Mexico's beautiful wine region , Valle 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...
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