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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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Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2018

From Friday, November 30 to Sunday, December 2 , Mamitas Beach Club will once again host the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival, returning for its 16th year. The annual festival hosts some of the biggest names in jazz music worldwide, from bands to solo artists, who headline three days of music in the Mexican Caribbean. Sergio […]

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Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve

Where can you go in the Riviera Maya to see dolphins, crocodiles, turtles, and manatees in the wild, living in their natural environment? In today’s blog we are going to tell you about the wonders and uniqueness of the natural paradise of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. This is a place that you simply must […]

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Best Cenote Tours: Rio Secreto

The cenote tour of Rio Secreto invites visitors to explore the underground river and nature reserve located south of Playa del Carmen. Only a 15 minute drive from downtown, it’s incredible how close this intricate, interconnected cave system is to civilization. Visitors are accompanied by a tour guide, and small groups enter through one of […]

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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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How to Stay Cool in the Riviera Maya Heat

If you are currently staying with us at Gate48 or are planning to come during the summer months be aware that this is the hottest time of the year. Being a jungle environment the Yucatan peninsula has a high level of humidity, which in addition to making you sweat profusely also makes it seem hotter […]

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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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3D Museum of Wonders in Playa del Carmen

In today’s blog we are going to tell you about a unique museum located in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen. It is the first of its kind in the Americas, with only five other museums like this in the world. You and your family will discover that this is not your typical art […]

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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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