Number of foreign tourists in Mexico grows by 6.5%

The tourism industry in Mexico continues with positive numbers, registering the arrival of 33,691,000 tourists from January to October of this year, which meant a growth of 6.5 percent compared to the same period in 2017. According to information from the Bank of Mexico (Banxico) and the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi), it was More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Thinking about moving to Playa?

Playa del is the official blog for Playa in beautiful Quintana Roo, Mexico; and according to this popular blog, this is why you must relocate to Playa… We hate to state the obvious but Playa del More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Wisconsin family files lawsuit in death of Abbey Conner at Playa del Carmen resort

Calling her death “tragic, senseless and entirely avoidable,” the family of Abbey Conner filed a civil lawsuit on Wednesday November 27 in Florida against the Mexico resort where Conner drowned last year and More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, October 26th, 2018

Wake Park World Championships coming to Playa del Carmen

According to Mexico News Daily, the 2018 Wake Park World Championships are coming to Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, next month. The event is organized by the World Wake Association (WWA), presented by Nautique More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Playa del Carmen will now have additional police presence

The municipality of Playa del Carmen is instituting new policing strategies in an effort to bring a “return to peace,” the local police commander said earlier this month. “The mandate of the [newly elected] More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, October 1st, 2018

MexLaw’s legal services are now available in Merida, Yucatán!

We may be new to Merida, but we are a well-established and respected international law firm in the Riviera Maya, on the Pacific Coast of Mexico and in Canada. MexLaw is a law firm comprised of international lawyers More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Fisherman catches crocodile in Playa del Carmen’s Calle 16

Luis, a young fisherman from the cooperative Xaman-Ha, observed a good-sized crocodile hovering in the sea, near the shore of the beach, on one side of the rustic dock on 16th Street in Playa del Carmen. The young More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Grand Hyatt Playa Del Carmen’s Cenote Spa Wins World Luxury Spa Award

The Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen’s Cenote Spa, was voted Country Winner in the category “Best Unique Spa Experience” as part of the 2018 World Luxury Spa Awards, which took place last month at Galgorm More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Second Food Truck Festival to take place in Playa del Carmen on Sep. 16

The Second Food Truck Festival within the facilities of Ciudad Mayakoba will take place in Playa del Carmen, Quntana Roo on September 16. This is a free admission event that will feature the participation of the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, August 17th, 2018

Playa del Carmen: From Heaven to Hell

11 year old girl murdered and presumably tortured and raped in Playa del Carmen: What will the authorities do about it? A few years back, to talk about Playa del Carmen was synonymous of beach, sand, sun and fun; More...