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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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Xcalacoco Beach in Playa del Carmen

In today’s blog we will introduce you to one of Playa del Carmen’s best kept secrets: Xcalacoco beach. Unlike many of the other beaches in the Riviera Maya, which can become quite crowded with locals and tourists, this is not as well known.  Nearby residents love it for it’s relative isolation, which is away from […]

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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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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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