INFORMATION on the Riviera Maya
Mexico Sol ( mexicosol.com/ ) - 'Escape to Paradise' directory of things to do and see on the Riviera Maya. Information about Tulum, Coba and Chichen Itza Mayan ruins, Sian Kaan Biosphere adventures, Xcaret, Xel-Ha and Xcalak waterparks, catamaran sailing and snorkeling, sport fishing, flyfishing, therapeutic massage, yoga, villa chef catering services, live salsa music, van transportation and Mayan ceremonial weddings in and around Puerto Aventuras, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Akumal and Cancun.
Cancun South ( cancunsouth.com/ ) - the opinionated travel guide to the Mayan Riviera. Information for the independent traveler to Playa del Carmen and the Caribbean Coast of Mexico.
PATAS Animal Welfare ( patas.com.mx/ ) - `Alone, we can accomplish little. Together, we can make the world a better place for all beings' PATAS is working with children, educating them to the responsibilities inherent with the care and rehabilitating of injured animals of all species.
Amigos de Sian Ka'an ( amigosdesiankaan.org/ ) - a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in Cancún, Mexico in 1986 by scientists and conservationists to 'preserve the biodiversity and maintain the ecological processes of the Sian Ka'an region for the well-being of present and future.
ACTIVITIES - Tours and Travel
All Mexico Tours ( quintaluna.com/allmexicotours/tours.htm/ ) - Visit Tulum, Coba, Sian Kaan, cenotes and nature reserves in a private tour away from the crowds. Discover the mysteries of the Maya with a trilingual guide (English, Spanish, German) and pamper yourself to a unique experience in a small group with personalized service.
Cubanasol ( cubanasol.com/ ) - casa particular private homes to rent by the day, week or month. Exciting pallandares local restaurants for la cucina criolla y la musica latina.
ACTIVITIES - Scuba Diving Equipment
Fedial International Mexico ( fedial.com.mx/ and watersport.com.mx/ ) - We carry a complete inventory (wholesale and retail) of scuba, snorkel and cave diving equipment delivered to shops anywhere on the Riviera Maya, and shipped anywhere in Mexico and Belize. Much of our equipment is made by Italian Companies- Tigullio, Best Divers, Fa Mi, Aqua and OmerSub. Along with these, we carry Mares (we are the exclusive distributor of Mares in the region), Dacor and Sporasub. Our Retail Shop is located in Playa del Carmen (Plaza Antiqua) and our warehouse is in Cancun, Mexico.
ACTIVITIES - Cenote and Dry Caves, Tours and Cave Training
Steve Gerrard ( steve-gerrard.com/ ) - There is an awesome majesty and fragile beauty to the underwater cave environment. The silent tranquility disturbed only by the sound of bubbles is a lure that attracts many divers. The caves and their splendor stand waiting as silent cathedrals for divers to explore. I offer cavern, cave and technical diving training, cave tours and underwater photographic services.
Cenotes of the Riviera Maya ( cenotesoftherivieramaya.com/ ) - The definitive guide on snorkeling, cenote diving, and cave diving the Riviera Maya. This full color book contains over 200 color photographs, maps and directions to the cenotes as well as useful safety information on how to travel and dive the Riviera Maya.
Deep Horizon Mexico ( deephorizon.info ) - Steve Gerrard professional cave and cenote diving, training, guiding and information. Underwater photography, books by Steve, The Cenotes of the Riviera Maya, Cavern Diving Safe and Fun, A Prelude to Cave Diving, Hogarthian concept, training schedule and teaching philosophy.
ACTIVITIES - Sport Fishing
Capt Ricks Sports Fishing ( captricksfishing.com/ ), ( fishyucatan.com/ ) - troll for sailfish, marlin, wahoo and dorado right outside Puerto Aventuras Marina! Year round sport fishing charters with English-speaking captains. 'Catch and Release' rules apply to all billfish. Eight boats to choose from. Activities include trolling, drift fishing and fly-fishing, snorkeling and swimming.
Tequila Sunrise Fishing ( tequilasunrisefishing.com/ ) and ( chartermexico.com/ ) - Wanna' Go Fishing or Wanna' Catch Fish? People base their fishing success on the amount of fish they catch. We've been putting fish and fishermen together for over ten years! Captain Glen always keeps his boats equiped with the latest tackle. His experienced English speaking captains know all the latest techniques guaranteed to catch you fish year-round.
ACTIVITIES - Parasailing
Riviera Maya Parasail Adventures ( snubamexico.com/ ) - daily Flights for the experience of a lifetime. Fly Single or Tandem with a friend. Guaranteed, Fun, Safe and Comfortable. We have two new vessels, a great factory trained, multilingual crew, and a full-service logo shop. We offer safe departures from pier, not the beach. No Experience Necessary...if you can Sit, you can Fly!
ACTIVITIES - Catamaran Sailing
Mexico Sol Tours ( mexicosol.com/ ) - 'Escape to Paradise' exciting catamaran cruise and snorkel along tropical Caribbean beaches, Puerto Aventuras, Playa del Carmen, Tulum on Mexican Riviera Maya.
Blue Magic Raiatea ( caribbeansol.com/raiatea/home.htm ) - Day Sail along the Beautiful Caribbean Ocean
A once in a lifetime opportunity to sail thru the Caribbean on the largest catamaran in the Rivera Maya. RAIATEA is a 99 foot catamaran constructed in La Rochelle, France. This racing Cat won many awards crossing the Pacific before coming to the warm shores of sunny Mexico
Snuba Cat ( snubamexico.com/ ) - Come explore the shallow reefs of the Riviera Maya aboard our 42' custom Snuba Cat. We sail from Marina Puerto Aventuras twice a day, seven days a week. We provide a sandwich buffet, snacks and open bar. Choose between drift snorkeling, power snorkeling and snuba diving. Each of our water sport activities are supervised by our bilingual, rescue-diver certified guides.
SERVICES - Exercise and Massage
Mexico Sol Tours ( mexicosol.com/ ) - 'Escape to Paradise' therapeutic massage, yoga, Puerto Aventuras, Playa del Carmen, Tulum on Mexican Riviera Maya.
SERVICES - Restaurants and Catering, Event Planning
Caribbean Sol Catering Services ( caribbeansol.com/catering.htm ) - Our Chefs and staff can shop, cook, serve and clean up afterwards. Whether you need lunch and dinner for a week or an intimate dinner for two, our combination of friendly service and cooking artistry come together to create a truly unforgettable dining experience. We offer Traditional Mayan and Mexican, Italian, Thai, California Nouveau and Spa Cuisines. We can handle special diets, special requests, and we're great with kids. We are also available to cater Mayan weddings, private yachts and seminars.
La Choza Restaurant Cozumel ( lachozarestaurant.com ) - Purely Mexican in design and cuisine, this family-owned restaurant has been a Cozumel Favorite for fifteen years, and their mole rojo (with cinnamon and chiles) and cochinita pibíl (marinated pork baked in banana leaves) are reasons why!.
SERVICES - Internet Services
Caribbean Sol Web Site Services ( caribbeansol.com/webdesign.htm ) - 'Everything you need to maintain your website' Based in Puerto Aventuras Mexico with redundant servers in the USA, we offer packaged and a la carte web hosting and management services. From web design, domain registration, web hosting thru google site placement, we can help you get your business off the ground and on the Internet.
SERVICES - Language Studies, Translations, Legal and Accounting
Solexico (solexico.com/ ) - Custom Language Studies. Learn Spanish in Mexico's most unique language schools. We provide students with intensive Spanish courses in the Mexican Caribbean beaches of Playa del Carmen and in the beautiful colonial city of Oaxaca
Viajes Royal Caribe ( vrcaribe.com ) - Lawyers and Accountants, legal and immigration services FM-2 FM-3, contract law, foreign investment, real estate specialists and bookkeeping, corporate financing. We serve Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras, Akumal, Playacar, Cancun, Tulum, Mexico Mayan Riviera.
y en espanñol,( vrcaribe.com.mx ) - Abogados y Contables, constitución de sociedades, consultoría y servicios legales y migratorios, expedición o reposición de FM3, declaración de inmigrado, salidas definitivas, avisos inversion, derecho corporativo, consultor de la boda, inversión extranjera
SERVICES - Artwork, Interior Decorating and Custom Fabrics
Art by Andrea ( artbyandrea.com/ ) - Hand-painted home furnishings and unique clothing from the Mexican Riviera Maya. I apply traditional Mayan and Aztec designs to silk, cotton and natural jute fabric to create one of a kind objects of art and function.
LODGING - Condominiums and Vacation Villas for Rent
Mayan Dream Villas, Palapas, Condos ( mayandreamvillas.com/ ) - Luxury vacation rentals, oceanfront, pool, privacy, relaxation, family, associaites, Riviera Maya, villa chef catered banquets, cooks, provisions, weddings, corporate retreat catering, family reuinion, Playa del Carmen hideaway, Marina Puerto Aventuras , Tulum accommodation, Akumal beachfront villa, Mexico Caribbean Coast. Live on a tropical beach for a week in one of the most soothing and relaxing places on earth.
PA Condos ( pacondos.com/ ) - the perfect place for your vacation in the Mayan Riviera. We have been managing wonderful condos for over 10 years. All our condos are privately owned and tastefully furnished, have central air conditioning and enjoy a prime location on the beach or marina.
Casa del Agua ( casadelagua.com/ ) - Oceanfront Villa with four suites offering simple luxury and privacy in Puerto Aventuras on the fabulous Riviera Maya. Experience silky white sand and turquoise waters of the sunny Caribbean Sea. Come for a day or stay a week; let up pamper you with our spa, our beach, and our cuisine!
Quinta Luna Condominiums ( quintaluna.com/ ) - casual elegance, relaxation at its best, Caribbean sun and surf. Let us spoil you for a while. Our 21 oceanfront units enjoy a fantastic swimming pool, salt water lagoon and a very private beach with an abundance of coconut palm trees and the occasional blue crab.
Casa Mariposa (butterfly house) ( casamariposa.com ) - We open up our home and invite you to a relaxing and rejuvinating stay while you enjoy the beauty of the enchanted Mayan Riviera. Casa Mariposa overlooks the sparkling azure waters that offer a reef full of tropical fish. Dive, snorkel, or even cast a fishing rod within steps of the villa. Cool off and refresh in one of our pools. Come stay with us and you will feel a unforgetable, new tranquil aurora take over.
Akumal Villas ( akumal-villas.com ) - If your idea of a dream vacation includes stunning beaches, a beautiful blue ocean, friendly locals and luxury accommodations, our villas on the Mayan Riviera are the place for you! Just an hour south of Cancun, Mexico, Akumal is, quite simply, a little piece of paradise!