Family Fun Vacation Tips

What to Pack for Your Trip to the Riviera Maya

Vacations to the Riviera Maya are require some adaptation to the local climate in order make the most of your vacation. Since you will be spending some of your time outdoors in the hot sun, or on the beach, or in the waters of the Caribbean or cenote, there are some items that will make […]

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Latest News About the Maya Train Project

In today’s blog we are going to share some information with you about the upcoming Maya Train project which is under development by the administration of newly appointed president Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO). He officially launched the Maya Train project with an indigenous ceremony near the ancient Mayan ruins of Palenque on December 16. […]


International Restaurants in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen has a very good of international gastronomy in the center of the city. If you would like to broaden your tastes beyond tacos, ceviche, tostadas and guacamole, consider a visit to the following international restaurants, all located in the downtown area. Playa is a cosmopolitan city and here are some suggestions from […]


Calle Corazon Shopping Mall in Playa del Carmen

If you are planning a visit to downtown Playa del Carmen, then we recommend a visit to a plaza which can satisfy you shopping, eating and entertainment needs all in one place. Calle Corazon is a large five story plaza located in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen, spreading across from the corner of […]

Beauty Tips Health

How to Keep Your Hair Looking Good While in the Riviera Maya

The jungle environment of the Riviera Maya can be tough on your hair, so it can be a real challenge to keep it looking the way you want. In today’s blog we’re going to give you some tips on how to manage your hair while in the hot, humid conditions that you will encounter during […]


BIO Natural: Playa del Carmen’s Restaurant Dedicated to Healthy Eating

Are you looking for a healthy place to eat while visiting Playa del Carmen? BIO Natural is a restaurant located in the downtown area of the city that serves an abundance of healthy food and also has a shop where you can purchase many of the ingredients that make up their signature dishes. The company […]

Culture Family Fun

January 6 is Three King’s Day in Mexico

The Christmas season in Mexico doesn’t end until January 6, a date which is known as Epiphany, a Christian feast day celebrating the revelation of God incarnate in the form of Jesus Christ. In Mexico, this day is known as Three King’s Day, a very important date for the children of Mexico because it marks […]


How to Undergo a Digital Detox During Your Vacation

In today’s blog we are going to talk about a subject that may be difficult for some in this hyper-connected, modern day world. As a visitor to the Gate48, you are most likely here to enjoy some sun, warm weather, good local food, and some time to relax. So in the spirit of trying to […]

Culture Fun Things To Do History

The Mayan Museum in Cancun

A visit to Gate48 in the Riviera Maya is not complete without learning about some history of the region. The Yucatan Peninsula, along with the neighboring states, were once home to the Maya, who left behind many archaeological relics, building and pyramids. The best way to learn about the Mayan civilization in more depth is […]

Culture Food

Mexican Christmas Food

It’s the Christmas season and between visiting relatives and exchanging gifts is food. Here in Mexico food and drink is an important part of the festivities, so in today’s blog we’ve put together a list together of some of the most popular dishes and beverages commonly consumed at this time of year. If you are […]