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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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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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Beaches

Playa Delfines Beach in Cancun

In today’s blog we have a beach recommendation for you and your family: Playa Delfines in Cancun. It is quite unlike other beaches in the area, with few visitors, free access and a tranquil atmosphere. Playa Delfines means “Dolphin Beach”, so named because they can often be seen from the shore. It is also nicknamed […]

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Dancing Live Music

Where to Dance to Salsa In Playa del Carmen

Salsa is one of the most popular and well known styles of dance in Latin America, and can be found in almost every Spanish speaking country in the Americas. Mexico is no different, so as a guest of ours at Gate48 we would like recommend several places to go and experience a night of salsa […]

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Drinks Food

Cacao: The Mayan Drink of the Gods

In today’s blog we are going to tell you about cacao, the main ingredient in what we now call chocolate. Aside from providing the base ingredient to one of mankind’s favourite treats, it is a powerful substance on its own, with a long history among the tribes of Mexico for both taste and in use […]

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Health

Naum Spa at Mayakoba Resort

There are many great spas located in the Riviera Maya and in today’s blog we are going to talk about Naum Spa, located north of Playa del Carmen in the Andaz Mayakoba resort. It’s a 5 minute drive from Gate48 and is situated on a 10,000-square-foot facility in the center of Mayakoba. Naum is the […]

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Culture

El Meco Ruins: Cancun’s Best Kept Secret

In today’s blog we will introduce you to one of the best-kept secrets of Cancun: the El Meco ruins, which recently opened to the public. Located 1 hour and xxx minutes from Gate48, this is a day trip that you and your family won’t soon forget. It is also near the hotel zone of Cancun, […]

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History

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the date of May 5, 1862 when the Mexican army had a memorable victory over French soldiers on the outskirts of Puebla. It is often mistaken for Mexico’s Independence Day, which is celebrated on September 16. In today’s blog we will take look at this famous event which is remembered on […]

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