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New Year’s Eve Rituals in Mexico

2018 is finally about to begin, so why not ring in the year  with some traditional Mexican New Year’s rituals? Mexicans that celebrate at home share various rituals from many of the world’s cultures. Here are some good example of Mexican New Year’s rituals that you can try for yourself: Spread lentils around the front […]

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Shopping Malls: Centro Maya

One of the great things about staying with Gate48 is the close proximity to the large commercial shopping centres. In today’s blog we are going to look at one which is only a 35 minute drive away. It’s called Centro Maya and it can be found just off the highway as you enter the southern […]

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Watersports: Kitesurfing

Did you know that you can take kitesurfing lessons here in Riviera Maya? The good news if that you are close to one of the best schools in the area, run by a staff of very qualified instructors who are also pro riders themselves. Xpu-ha beach is located north of Gate48. After driving for 18 […]

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Puerto Aventuras: Take Your Family to the Marina

In today’s blog we’re recommending a trip to a Puerto Aventuras, which is only a 16 minute drive north from Gate48. Some people think that you are not allowed to enter because it is a gated community like Playacar, but this is incorrect. When you arrive at the gate entrance speak with the guard on […]

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Merry Christmas!

From all of us at Gate48 we would like to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas!  

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Family Day Trips: Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos is a great town to visit in the Riviera Maya with you and your family. Compared to the movement and density of Playa, this town appeares to be a version of Playa del Carmen if it had remained small. This is the charm of Puerto Morelos, a seaside village that has resisted the […]

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4 Types of Local Yucatan Cuisine

Here are 4 examples of unique food that you will encounter in the Yucatan Peninsula during your stay with Gate48. If you go to any authentic eateries or decide to do a day trip further inland you are sure to find several if not all of these dishes. Pibil is one the Yucatán’s most famous […]

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Experience Turtle Season Close to Gate48

One of the most amazing species found in the Riviera Maya is the sea turtle. There are eight existing sea turtle species, four of which nest right here in the state of Quintana Roo. The word Akumal comes from the Maya, meaning “Place of the Turtles.” And it got its name for very obvious reasons: […]

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Swimming With Whale Sharks

One of the most unique things that you can do while vacationing in the Riviera Maya is go swimming with whale sharks. As a guest of Gate48, you are located within range of the trip of a lifetime. Getting there and back will take all day, but the experience will stay with you forever. These […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Dollar

In today’s blog we are going to share with you some tips on how to make your money go further after booking your vacation with Gate48. The US and Canadian dollar are currently at 18 and 14 and you want to make every one of them count. It’s important to be aware of exchange rates […]

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