Top 15 Tips to Have the Best Day at Xcaret Mexico

Tips for visiting Xcaret

Xcaret Park is a must-see attraction in the Maya Riviera. Xcaret is a huge eco-park featuring over 50 amazing attractions, including the Xcaret underground river, Mayan archeological and cultural sites, Mexican wildlife exhibits and much, much more.

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Mexico City with Kids

Castillo de Chapultepec - Mexico City with Kids

We’ve traveled to Mexico many times before but we’ve always wanted to visit Mexico City with our kids. To be honest, we always asked ourselves, “Is Mexico City safe to visit with kids?” With the safety reputation of Mexico City having improved significantly in recent years, we decided to give it a go and we are glad we did!

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10 Best Kid-Friendly Hotels in Mexico City 

Temple of the Moon - Teotihuacan Pyramids

We love traveling the world with our kids, but time and time again we get drawn back to Mexico. Of all the places we’ve visited in Mexico with our kids, Mexico City is one of our favorite places. Mexico City is a vibrant and exciting destination that has something to offer everyone, from its rich cultural heritage, delicious cuisine, and world-class shopping to its stunning architecture and bustling street life.

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10 Best Playa del Carmen Hotels for Families

a family of four jumps into the Caribbean water off the Mayakoba boat.

When you want a relaxing beach getaway with adventure around every corner, the best Playa del Carmen hotels for families are ready to take you away and create lasting family memories. Imagine staying at one of these beachfront family friendly resorts with many kid-friendly amenities, such as a kids pool, kids club, babysitting services, etc.

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Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas Review

A review of the Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas all-inclusive resort

The Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas is a beachfront 5-star luxury all-inclusive resort on the beautiful white sand El Médano Beach (Playa El Médano) on the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula. At the Cabo San Lucas Riu Palace you’ll enjoy outstanding views of the famous rock formations across Cabo Bay, while enjoying high-quality Mexican, American and international cuisine at the wide selection of restaurants, or a premium drink from one of the many bars.

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4 Kid-Friendly Cenotes In the Mayan Riviera

Popular Mayan Riviera cenotes for kids

With world-famous white sand beaches set in a tropical paradise, many visitors to the Mayan Riviera never leave the beach at their resort. While this is understandable, it’s a bit of a shame as there are so many incredible things to do with kids in the Mayan Riviera. Two of our favorite things to do with kids near Playa del Carmen is to visit the best Mexican eco-parks and to swim in the best kid-friendly cenotes in the Mayan Riviera.

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8 Mexico Food Safety Tips

Tips for Water and Food Safety in Mexico

When we decided to rent a condo in Playa Del Carmen for a month, our biggest concerns were the Mexican drinking water and food safety. I knew Celine and I could manage to stay healthy, but what about our 2 & 4 year old kids? Surely they’d get Mexican water in their mouths in the bathtub or eat a bad taco or something?

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8 Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Playa del Carmen

Best family friendly restaurants in Playa del Carmen

Busy, colorful and noisy 5th Avenue Playa del Carmen restaurants are everywhere. It seems like every second building along this hugely popular tourist street in Playa del Carmen is a restaurant for tourists. Although many appeared to be kid-friendly restaurants, I stayed in Playa Del Carmen for a month with my wife and two kids (aged 2 & 4) and we didn’t eat a single meal along this street.

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The 6 Best Public Beaches in Playa del Carmen

Best Public Beaches in Playa del Carmen

Our recent family trip to Playa del Carmen was our first time staying outside of an all-inclusive resort in Mexico. We were excited about a more authentic Mexico trip, but we worried about the quality of the public beaches in Playa del Carmen beaches. I’m happy to report that this concern was unfounded and we enjoyed our time at many of the best public beaches in Playa del Carmen. 

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