Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, Cozumel Set to Reopen by June 10th
May21

Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, Cozumel Set to Reopen by June 10th

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The governor of the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico announced in a public address that the state would reopen to tourists in the June 8-10 time frame. Quintana Roo, which is home to popular tourist destinations such as Cancun, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya, depends on tourism for much of its income. With 80,000 jobs affected by the current pandemic, the return of tourists to these popular destinations is essential. To...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Cancun’s Whites and Blues
Feb07

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Cancun’s Whites and Blues

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When it comes to the beaches of Cancun, you can count me as a fan. Even after five vacations in this Mexican paradise, I’m still amazed at the color of the sand and water. It was still a surprise, however, when the below image of a stretch of Cancun beach beat out not one but two images of beaches in Maldives to win our “beach pic of the week” prize. The Maldives is like the big bully on the block when it comes to our “beach pic of...

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Mixology Bar Opens At Cancun’s Beach Palace
Nov16

Mixology Bar Opens At Cancun’s Beach Palace

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Anyone who has followed this blog for some time will realize how much I love cocktails. It is a beach bar blog so it kind of makes sense. Naturally, when I saw that Cancun’s Beach Palace had opened up a “Mixology” bar, I was intrigued. This was a resort we had just stayed at in November 2017 and we thoroughly enjoyed our time there. I could go on and on and on about everything we appreciated about the resort but...

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Beach Bar Spotlight – Green Demon Beach Club, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Mar07

Beach Bar Spotlight – Green Demon Beach Club, Isla Mujeres, Mexico

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The Green Demon Beach Club, a beach bar located on the north end of Playa Norte on Isla Mujeres, offers its customers healthy options not normally found on your typical beach bar menu. Geared towards more of a twenty and thirty-something crowd, the Green Demon’s menu features Mexican fusion with healthy alternatives such as smoothies and salads. When we were there this past winter, it was getting near to closing time so we chose to...

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Cancun Or Bust … Again
Nov10

Cancun Or Bust … Again

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In what is turning out to be an every-four-years tradition, we will be traveling to Cancun for the fifth time in 20 years tomorrow for a week long vacation. While every trip to Cancun has left me with a gnawing feeling that I need to stay on Isla Mujeres the next time, the package we were able to obtain at the Beach Palace was too good to pass up. I tried finding affordable accommodations in our normal Caribbean escapes but with the...

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