Playa del Carmen a playground for adults

The website The Province posted and article about how tourists are once again returning to Mexico’s popular east coast playground of Playa del Carmen, now that Canada and the U.S. have lifted their travel advisories: Steeped in history and infused with Maya culture, the vibrant Playa del Carmen has been described as the heart of Mexico’s Riviera More...

by Riviera Maya Times | Published 7 months ago
By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Gastronomic history of Playa del Carmen to be rescued

The municipality of Solidaridad (where Playa del Carmen is located), has less than 30 years of life, but Playa del Carmen has more than 100 years of history, so it is important to rescue its rich past, including More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, May 7th, 2018

Double execution in Puerto Aventuras

PUERTO AVENTURAS, Quintana Roo. – On Sunday May 6th, two subjects were executed by heavily armed men after a car chase in the area known as El Sause, two kilometers away from the town of Puerto Aventuras, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Corpse found inside a cenote near Playa del Carmen

On April 16, residents of  fraccionamiento Bali, in the southern end of Playa del Carmen found the body of a man inside a dry cenote in the south of Playa del Carmen, not far from Puerto Aventuras. According to More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Despite negative news, Playa del Carmen is still a favorite destination for foreign tourists

The General Directorate of Tourism in Playa de Carmen, Quintana Roo, reported that during Holy Week there was an increase of 18.19 percent in the arrival of foreign tourism, while hotel occupancy reached 91.46 percent. According More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Let’s dance at the ‘International Salsa Festival’!

The Zenzi restaurant and dance schools, with the support of the Government of Solidaridad, held the First International Salsa Festival at the City Theater of Playa del Carmen, with the purpose of providing public More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Two men assault a business in Playa del Carmen’s Colonia Eiidal

On Thursday April 5, a couple of thieves assaulted a store at gunpoint in Playa del Carmen’s Colonia Ejidal, taking 2,000 pesos ($115 USD) in cash from the register. The incident occurred in a business located More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, April 9th, 2018

La Jornada newspaper building attacked with firearm

On Sunday April 8 at 23:21 hours a call to 911 reported that firearms were being detonated from a black car, at least 30 times, against the facade and entrance of the building of La Jornada Maya newspaper in the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Playa del Carmen among TripAdvisor’s 25 most popular destinations in the world

Playa del Carmen was the only city in Mexico that was ranked among the 25 most popular destinations in the world, on the TripAdvisor’s annual list, that was recently released on Saturday March 24, 2018. Playa More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, March 25th, 2018

Number of German tourists to increase in the Riviera Maya

The Director of Tourism of the Solidaridad municipality, Rocío Ocampo Colmenares, informed that in 2018 German tourism could increase despite the alerts that have been issued for Playa del Carmen. This, as a consequence More...