Sina Suites - Cancun, Mexico

Sina Suites in Cancun, Mexico

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As a general rule, the Hotel Zone of Cancun is filled with all-inclusive resorts, ranging from the smaller places with only a hundred or so rooms, up to the mega-resorts with 800+, 12 restaurants, 10 pools, and a sprawl that isn’t much different than a city dropped onto the beach. However, away from all the hustle and bustle of the main tourist strip are quiet areas, such as the Pok Ta Pok residential sprawl alongside the golf course. Quietly located on the back side of the lagoon, with eastern views out over the mega-resort skyline, you’ll find numerous townhouse, condo, and suite-style properties with much smaller offerings, more tranquil environments such as what is offered at Sina Suites.  Read More

Riviera Maya Suites - Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Riviera Maya Suites in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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While we occasionally stay in hotels and resorts as part of our work with the Marginal Boundaries brand, our personal preference when it comes to the type of places we stay when it’s just the two of us on our own is generally some type of an apartment or condo rental. And while the type of accommodation is important to us, location is also key. However, one of the “must haves” for us is always Internet, because we work online. Thankfully, the Riviera Maya Suites in downtown Playa del Carmen hits all the right notes, especially when it comes to an uber-fast fiberoptic connection for those of us who need connectivity.  Read More

Posada Mariposa - Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Posada Mariposa in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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Continuing in our tradition of sharing some of our favorite places in the Riviera Maya with our readers, we’re taking a closer look at some of the more unique bed-and-breakfasts, boutiques, and suites available in the region. Up next is another boutique hotel in downtown Playa del Carmen, located on the famous 5th Avenue in the heart of the tourist strip, just a few minutes away from the beach. It’s possibly one of the most beautiful and unique boutiques in PDC: the Posada MariposaRead More

Hotel Lunata - Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Hotel Lunata in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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While Cancun and the Riviera Maya as a whole are jam-packed with mega-resorts like Moon Palace or Royalton, once you transition into Playa del Carmen and Tulum you start getting into the more boutique options. Little pockets of paradise where you find 10 to 30-room options with a wide array of styles stretched out along the 5th Avenue in PDC (and the strip in Tulum). Tucked away in the heart of downtown Playa is where you’ll find Hotel Lunata, a quiet little boutique hotel that offers up simple accommodations right on the famous Quinta. Read More