Category Archives: Riviera Maya News

The five essential C´s for retiring in Mexico.

  Mexico is the largest Spanish speaking country in the world. This beautiful and diverse country also harbors the largest population of Americans Expats living abroad (just over 1,000,000 as of January 2014 source – International Living. Thinking about where to retire can be a daunting task, but retiring in Mexico could be a lot easier […]

Riviera Maya Golf Course at the Gran Bahía Principe Resort.

Riviera Maya Golf Club is an impressive architectural project, that the famous designer Robert Trent Jones II has managed to create a synergy between the 27 holes of this extraordinary Mayan Riviera golf course and the majestic wild Mayan jungle, surrounded by beautiful natural lakes and water holes which, together with a combination of rocks […]

Izamal, one of Mexico´s 35 “Magical Towns”

Izamal is a small city in the Mexican state of Yucatán, 65 km (about 40 miles) east of state capital Mérida. Izamal was continuously occupied throughout most of Mesoamerican chronology; in 2005, the city’s estimated population was 15,000 people. Izamal is known in Yucatán as “The Yellow City” (most of its buildings are painted yellow) and “The City of Hills” (though […]

Tulum Real Estate on one of the world’s best beaches

Situated around 45 minutes south of Playa del Carmen along Mexico’s stunning Caribbean coast, the town of Tulum is one of the oldest cities in Mexico and has recently been named “the hottest section in Mexico” by the Wall Street Journal, “the fastest growing town in Latin America” by USA Today and was voted the […]

Tulum – The Walled City

In the Yucatan language, Tulum means “Wall”, referring to the large wall that surrounds the settlement. Research suggests it was formerly called Zama, the Maya word for “dawn” an appropriate name given its eastern location. It seems “Tulum” is the name given to site by explorers Stephens and Catherwood in 1841. Stephen and Catherwood visited […]