Health

Our Guide to How to Heal a Sunburn

It’s summertime in the Riviera Maya, a time when the sun is at its most powerful and capable of damaging your skin if you do not protect it. If you are unfortunate to have receiveda sunburn and are feeling the discomfort that goes along with it, do not worry. We have put together some tips […]

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Culture History

Celebrating Playa del Carmen’s 25th Anniversary

July 28, 2018 marks the 25rd anniversary of Playa del Carmen. Gate48 is only a 38 minute drive from downtown, which makes it easy to enjoy the celebrations that will be taking place. To commemorate the occasion, today’s blog will look into the origin of the name Playa del Carmen, the name of the municipality […]

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Health

The Best Spas in the Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya is world-renowned for it’s top class health and wellness industry, so in today’s blog we are going to give you a list of some of the region’s best spas, as voted by tourism professionals and others in the health field. Here they are in alphabetical order: Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Banyan Tree Spa […]

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Health Sin categoría

How to Stay Cool in the Riviera Maya Heat

If you are currently staying with us at Gate48 or are planning to come during the summer months be aware that this is the hottest time of the year. Being a jungle environment the Yucatan peninsula has a high level of humidity, which in addition to making you sweat profusely also makes it seem hotter […]

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Food

Lara & Luca Restaurant in Playa del Carmen

Today we would like to recommend a great restaurant for those of you planning a visit to Playa del Carmen. Lara & Luca is located just outside of Playacar, a short distance from 10th Avenue. It’s a 30 minute drive from Gate48, just take the highway north and turn right when you reach Avenida Aviation. […]

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Things to Do When You Visit Bacalar

In today’s blog we are going to tell you about one of the region’s hidden gems: Bacalar, one of Mexico’s Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Town). It is a 2 hour and 41 minute drive south from Gate48, but despite the distance is highly recommended as a trip worth making while visiting in the Riviera Maya. Origin […]

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Culture

Happy 4th of July!

Gate48 would like to wish all of out American guests and friends a happy Independence Day!

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Art

Ojos de Mar: Subaquatic Photo Exposition in Cozumel

In today’s blog we’re going to tell you about a great photography exhibition which is currently on display on Cozumel Island. It’s called ”Ojos de Mar” and it’s the work of Cozumel-based subaquatic artist Denisse Pohls. Her framed prints are currently hanging on the walls of The Palomino bar which is located a short walk […]

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Health

Insect Stings and Bites in the Riviera Maya

Gate48 is located in the Riviera Maya, and being a jungle environment it is home to many insects and small creatures that bite and sting. When you visit us you are sure to encounter many of these creatures which make their home in Mexico. Few insects here can cause actual harm, and the extent of […]

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Drinks

Healthy Ways to Cure Your Hangover

A trip to Mexico is a great opportunity to taste some of the alcoholic beverages that the country is well known for. Aside from local craft beers there is tequila, mezcal and pulque to enjoy among the many drinks that you will encounter while at bars, restaurants and nightclubs. But as with all alcohol, there […]

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