Increasingly, travelers have had to answer the question: Hotel Room or Vacation Rental? Here's some advice for you. Each has it's pros and cons, and obviously (in full disclosure), we at Las Casitas, are biased toward vacation rentals! Here's a great little opinion piece, published by CNN, ... » Learn More about Hotel Room or Vacation Rental?
If you follow any news from Puerto Morelos, Cancun, or the Riviera Maya in preparing for your trip, you have undoubtedly seen a lot of information on the state of sargassum washing up on the beaches. What is Sargassum or Sargasso? You can google to learn more about Sargassum (or Sargasso) as many ... » Learn More about UPDATED! The State of Sargassum
"Is it safe to visit Mexico?" is one of the questions we see posted and hear a lot! So, let’s put some perspective around it. Is it Safe to Visit Mexico?: Some Perspective First, it seems the people, and the media headlines, talk about security in “Mexico.” Now let’s take ... » Learn More about Is it Safe to Visit Mexico?
Whale shark season is coming! The greater Mayan Riviera region is home to a number of breathtaking natural wonders and truly astounding tropical wildlife. And few are more spectacular than the region's largest wildlife resident: the whale shark. These majestic creatures may be large, but are ... » Learn More about Whale Shark Season is Coming!
Is Puerto Morelos a great place to go in the off-season? Yes! While we move into Spring, a phenomenal high season in Puerto Morelos will start drawing to a close. Numerous media accounts suggest this high season was one of the busiest for Cancun and the Riviera Maya in general! And, if ... » Learn More about OFF-SEASON IN PUERTO MORELOS, RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO