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Avocados: The Super Fruit

Today we are going to talk about one of Mexico’s most famous foods: the avocado. The country has an abundance of these fresh, ripe, super fruits, and while prices for this in-demand export can be quite high, here in Mexico you can enjoy them quite cheaply. This nutrient-dense food contains nearly 20 vitamins and minerals […]

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The Best Spas in the Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya is world-renowned for it’s top class health and wellness industry, so in today’s blog we are going to give you a list of some of the region’s best spas, as voted by tourism professionals and others in the health field. Here they are in alphabetical order: Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Banyan Tree Spa […]

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The Negative Effects of Sunscreen on the Riviera Maya Environment

As a visitor to Gate48 and the Riviera Maya, there is one important thing to remember when you go to the beach, snorkel, dive or swim in a cenote: use biodegradable sunscreen. Many products used by consumers to protect them from the harmful UV rays of the sun also contain additives and chemicals that can […]

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Temazcal

If you are looking for something which is a healthy form of detox with a strong spiritual component then we recommend a temazcal. In today’s blog we will look at this ancient Mesoamerican practice and the benefits of the experience. What is it? The word temazcal (pronounced teh-mas-kal) is a traditional Mexican steam bath, similar […]

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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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