Updated Cancun Violence

While there have been an increasing number of media reports concerning violence in Cancun and the Riviera Maya, it is important to keep in mind the areas/neighborhoods in which these events occur.  Don’t be too alarmed at the most recent reporting of an armed robbery at a Cancun Starbucks, that event happened deep in an area of “downtown Cancun” which most vacationers never visit.  Here is a short list of advice tips geared towards this issue–these are my own rules of vacationing in Cancun which I practice while in this area: Continue reading

Favorite Resort Videos of 2016

I came across this video which highlights the top 10 all-inclusive resorts in Mexico for 2016.  While the #2 resort is in Puerto Vallarta, the remaining 9 resorts are in Cancun and the Riviera Maya.  What do you think of the list?  Any resorts you would add or delete from this list?  How about where they are in their numbered order?  Take a look and let us know.

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Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards 2016

It’s that time again when Condé Nast, one of the world’s premiere travel publications, makes available its coveted Readers’ Choice Awards.  Since this blog is focused on all-inclusive resorts in Cancun and the Riviera Maya, I will focus on the awards given to the selected resorts in these areas.

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Top 5 Best Resort Kid’s Clubs

If you’ve ever traveled with a child or teen you know that keeping them occupied with interesting activities along with the opportunity to make new friends can either make or break a vacation.  With family vacations on the rise again, there is a renewed interest in resorts which offer the most quality child/teen friendly amenities to help ensure that everyone in the family is happy.  Travel Impressions, one of the nation’s top leisure tour operators, has published a short list of their favorite recommendations.  Since this blog focuses on resorts in Cancun and the Riviera Maya, I will only list those recommendations which pertain to this area. Continue reading

US World and News Report Names Top 34 Mexican Resorts

The popular news magazine, US World and News Report, just came out with their pick of the top 34 hotels in Mexico.  Here are the Cancun/Riviera Maya all-inclusives which were included in that report along with their ranking: Continue reading