Tag Archives: Yucatan Peninsula

The Day of the Dead

When I recently visited Riviera Maya, Mexico this Autumn, I couldn’t help but notice a marked prevalence of all things macabre on sale in just about every shop, in  every size, every colour (including day-glo) and every variety (intricate tissue … Continue reading

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Towel Origami: The Viceroy Riviera Maya Way!

The housekeeping team at Viceroy Riviera Maya, Mexico show their creative side during turn down each night when they build a “towel sculpture” from a repertoire of around 30 designs, beautifully displayed on a guest villa’s bed. Designs might range from … Continue reading

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In a lather at Viceroy Riviera Maya

  One of the most popular services offered by Viceroy Riviera Maya on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula has to be their soap concierge.  Promptly after check in, the soap concierge arrives complete with an array of five locally produced and hand-made soaps.  … Continue reading

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Hanging around at Viceroy Riviera Maya!

One of the best loved pieces of “furniture” at Viceroy Riviera Maya is the locally made hammocks which hang in the secluded jungle gardens of each of the resort’s 41 villas, perfect for that discreet “siesta”. These hand-crocheted hammocks (available in different … Continue reading

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Jungle Living Down Mexico Way!

The lush, tropical jungle encircling each of the 41 villas and the Spa comprising Viceroy Riviera Maya and leading down a slight slope to the sandy beach and the Caribbean Sea beyond, is one of the most attractive and most commented … Continue reading

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Seen on a trip to Viceroy Riviera Maya …

At one with the Ancients in Tulum When you stay at the Viceroy Riviera Maya, Mexico, make sure you visit Tulum – a magnificent Mayan city perched on a cliff, overlooking the Caribbean Ocean on the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. … Continue reading

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