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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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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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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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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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Shopping Malls: Centro Maya

One of the great things about staying with Gate48 is the close proximity to the large commercial shopping centers. 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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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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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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Best Architecture in Merida

Merida is a 3 hour drive from Gate48 in Akumal, and is a great place to visit with your family for a taste of colonial Yucatan living. One of the stand out features of Merida is its amazing architecture, which has Maya, Spanish, French, British and Dutch influences. From museums and churches to mansions and […]

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