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In the spring of 2014, the Riviera Maya's premier music and performing arts school, Explayarte Escuela de Musica, will present Tim Rice and Elton John's AIDA. There will be three presentations in the Foro Abierto at Xcaret in Playa del Carmen, March 19, 20 and 23 and, or the first time, two additional shows have been added to the run to be performed at the Teatro de Cancun on April 4 & 5. Read More...
The exotic jungle of the Mayan Riviera will pulse with the galloping of hooves, when the 7th Annual Copa del Rey International Polo Tournament takes place April 25 - 28, 2013 at El Rey Polo Country Club in Puerto Morelos, just 20 minutes south of Cancun. Read More...
On April 14, Rotary Playa del Carmen Seaside will be participating with other Quintana Roo Rotary Clubs in the Grand Rubber Ducky Regatta! First prize is a house in Cancun!!! Additional awesome prizes include a motorbike, home appliances, furniture packages, flatscreen TVs and much more! Read More...
Casa Hogar para Ninos Esperanza is located in Colonia Alfredo Bonfil, Mexico and is Cancun's only Christian based orphanage. The "Children's House of Hope" was founded by Pastor Asencio Mancilla and his wife Esther 23 years ago when someone left an infant on their doorstep. Read More...
Tierra de Animales sanctuary was founded in March 2011 as a refuge for Cancun's forgotten and abandoned street dogs, known locally as ‘perros callejeros'. Animals rescued by Tierra de Animales from the streets now have a safe place to call home, and a place to heal from the unfortunate circumstances that left them alone and abandoned. The mission of Tierra de Animales is clear....to rescue, rehabilitate, sterilize, socialize and adopt. Read More...
CANDi (Cats and Dogs International) and Isla Animals, with the support of Planned Pet Hood International, will be holding another dog and cat sterilization clinic in the community of Bonfil in Cancun, Mexico on November 4-10, 2012. Read More...
The Copa del Rey has grown over the past few years into one of the most anticipated polo tournaments in Mexico. This year, the event spanned three weekends of play with matches taking place at El Rey Polo Club in Puerto Morelos and also on the beach at Dreams Resort in Cancun. Read More...
Many visitors to the Riviera Maya contact us to ask what they might bring down from the United States or Canada to help the efforts of local animal rescue groups. Tierra de Animales, an organization we featured in our 2011 12 Days/12 Ways campaign, has published a wishlist of needed items that can be purchased up north at a fraction of the cost charged in Mexico. Read More...
Monday April 2nd at 7pm the photo exposition of the First Mayan-Tibetan Cultural Encounter begins at Kulkucán Plaza in Cancun's Hotel Zone. The exhibit will be available for viewing until May 2, 2012. Read More...
Tierra de Animales sanctuary was founded in March 2011 as a refuge for Cancun's forgotten and abandoned street dogs, known locally as ‘perros callejeros'. Animals rescued by Tierra de Animales from the streets now have a safe place to call home, and a place to heal from the unfortunate circumstances that left them alone and abandoned. The mission of Tierra de Animales is clear....to rescue, rehabilitate, sterilize, socialize and adopt. Read More...
Great news for foodies in Quintana Roo! The First Annual Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival has been announced for March 15-18, 2012. It's a culinary all-star line up with such notable Chefs as Patricia Quintana, Aaron Sanchez, Ingrid Hoffman and the incomparable Ferran Adria among many others! Festival highlights will include an 8 course molecular gastronomy dinner prepared by top Mexican chefs who worked and studied under Adria's tutelage at his world famous "elBulli" in Spain paired with the finest Spanish wines selected especially for this event. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for gourmands and oenophiles alike! Read More...
It began with an impassioned invitation on Facebook a few weeks ago, a call to action from local celebrity Chef John Gray for all of us to wake up! Wake up and start really thinking about the food we put into our mouths. Where the vegetables and fruits Read More...
This year, our dear friend Kim, decided she wanted to do something "different" to celebrate her birthday. Great! we thought anticipating some fabulous dinner in a restaurant that is not one of our regular haunts. Perhaps an elegant evening at 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...
Dramatic Oceanfront Hotel • Casa Ixchel Hotel - $1,550,000 USD - SOLD Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo - A space to relax and recharge mind, body and soul! Your guests will enjoy the magical healing energy of the sun, the moon, the stars and the waves Read More...
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