Long weekend fails to meet expectations in Riviera Maya and Playa del Carmen

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, SOLIDARITY, September 13.- Compared to other years, the current “low season” is hitting the tourism industry hard in Playa. They report operations of only 30 percent, which according to some of these service providers, is a consequence of the massive arrival of sargassum and insecurity. According to a survey conducted in More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Leader of Playa del Carmen criminal gang linked to homicides, extortion, drugs arrested

A joint operation by the National Guard and the Quintana Roo state police has led to the arrest of the suspected leader of the Playa del Carmen cell of the Los Pelones crime gang. “Ernesto “N,” More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Dead turtle graphically shows damage that sargasso does to marine species

Once again, users of social networks made viral the finding of a female turtle that got entangled in the excessive amount of sargassum on the beach of Paamul, municipality of Solidaridad, Quintana Roo. In photographs More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, July 19th, 2019

Cosmopolitan travel expert says Playa del Carmen is “Magical”

Cosmopolitan‘s travel expert RUBEN CHAMORRO made a recent trip to Playa del Carmen and published a review on the luxurious Mahekal Beach Resort… check it out! After staying in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, July 12th, 2019

The 22 year-old girl who died in Playa del Carmen gas tank explosion was Dutch Judo junior champion

The former 22 year-old junior champion in Judo and originally from the Netherlands, Kim Akker, died on Saturday July 6 in Playa del Carmen victim of a gas tank explosion in the apartment she rented on Airbnb. Other More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Good Morning Playa del Carmen… Sargasso decreases on your beaches

The coasts are clear after several months of excessive arrival of the seaweed. PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo.- The main beaches of the municipality of Solidaridad (Playa del Carmen) were cleared of sargasso after several More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

Top ten places to retire in Mexico (USNEWS.COM)

According to travel expert and USNEWS.COM collaborator Kathleen Peddicord, more Americans have retired abroad in Mexico than any other country. The low cost of living, sunshine, accessibility, established expat More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Journalist executed in Playa del Carmen

On Thursday May 16th, a journalist from Playa del Carmen became the first individual murdered since the government of Quintana Roo assumed control of the security forces in the municipality of Solidaridad. Just More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Playa del Carmen: Tourist nearly drowns after becoming trapped in sargassum (VIDEO)

PLAYA DEL CARMEN.- According to information from local media, a tourist was just about to drown in ​​Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo. The incident was caught on video and it quickly went viral on social networks. As More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Shooting in Playa del Carmen bar leaves one dead and 11 seriously injured

“One dead and eleven injured was the result of a shooting that took place on the evening of Monday May 13th, at a bar in Playa del Carmen”, the Quintana Roo Attorney General’s Office said. Through More...