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Paddle Boarding

Are you looking for a fun water sport activity that will also give you a great workout? In today’s blog we will look at Stand Up Paddle boarding, a water-based activity where you use a long board to move around in the water. It is easier said than done, but there are many places close […]

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Going to the Beach is Good for You

The beaches of the Riviera Maya are right at your doorstep as a guest of Gate48. It may the reason why you came here in the first place, or perhaps some of you are enjoying them for the first time. In today’s blog we will look at some of the reasons why going to the […]

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Plaza de las Americas

In today’s blog we will look at another one of Playa del Carmen’s biggest malls: Plaza de las Americas. It’s similar to Centro Maya, but is much bigger, with a larger variety of stores to choose from. This mall is located a 15 minute drive from Centro Maya, on 115 Avenue which runs parallel to […]

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Tacos

As a visitor to the Riviera May you will probably be looking forward to eating some tacos. No matter where you go during your stay with Gate48 you will encounter this famous Mexican food which is not only delicious, but a foundation of the country’s  culture and cuisine. Everyone in Mexico eats tacos, regardless of […]

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Mole

One of the dishes that you will encounter here in Mexico is mole (pronounced moh-le). The word comes from the Náhuatl language, meaning “salsa,” which is exactly what it is, although quite unique in its preparation as you shall soon read. You will find it pretty much everywhere, at big celebrations like weddings and birthdays, […]

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The Maya

Gate48 is located in the beautiful Riviera Maya, which also happens to be the land of the Maya. They are the local indigenous people of Mexico and Central America that have lived in the Yucatan and Quintana Roo for centuries, as well as in Guatemala, Belize and Honduras. Their influence can be seen in the […]

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Yoga in the Riviera Maya

Are you are looking for a great way to stay fit during your stay with Gate48? Yoga continues to grow in popularity and many people are taking it up as part of their exercise regime. Those of you visiting the Riviera Maya will be happy to know that there are many places to choose from […]

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Vegetarian Restaurants in Playa del Carmen

Meat dishes are very popular in the Riviera Maya and are served in many combinations. But what if you are a vegetarian? You will be happy to know that there are many restaurants in Playa del Carmen where you can purchase a delicious vegetarian meal. Here are some of our favorites: BIO-Natural Avenida 10 between […]

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Markets in the Riviera Maya

Are you looking to do some shopping while staying with Gate48? Playa del Carmen is full of great artisan markets where you can find a variety of food, art, crafts and handmade items. Here are a few that we recommend, along with the days and times in which they operate. Puerto Morelos Avenida Rojo Gomez […]

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Public Transportation in the Riviera Maya

At some point during your stay with Gate48 you will likely want to travel around and check out nearby town and beaches. If you don’t have access to a vehicle or simply don’t want to drive, there are options for getting around. Below are several choices that are available for getting around the Riviera Maya […]

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