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Sargasso Update For Costa Maya Mahahual/May 2019

Lots email lately wanting to know about the sargasso situation in Costa Maya and Mahahual, which therefore means, it is time to do an update blog on the subject. The short answer is we have seen it much worse, like … Continue reading

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Another Artisan Tequila Now At The Tropicante

In our constant search for new and interesting artisan Mexican beers, spirits, and wines, we have again stumbled on another non-export, fine artisan tequila. I know, it’s a rough job, but someone has to do it. I say stumbled, because … Continue reading

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Wheel Chairs, Walkers and Wonderful Cruise Ship Days In Costa Maya

Seniors on cruise ships are like salsa on tacos, you just can’t have one, without the other. That’s because the game is played that way. Work hard, retire and then kick back and enjoy life. Throw in the fact that … Continue reading

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Need A Taxi Into Mahahual From Port of Costa Maya … Just Find Captain Charlie!

Often, the most important guy is the one you overlook. That clerk or secretary that really makes the process work, while someone else grabs all the glory for example. It is when you find that person, and you start dealing … Continue reading

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No More Spirit Airlines and Discount Travel For Me

Okay, that does it. My recent Spirit Airlines experience has caused me to conclude, no more discount vacation services for me. Like that old saying “you get what you pay for“, and having discount services ruin your hard earned vacation … Continue reading

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Sargasso In Costa Maya, Mahahual Update July 2018 … And Then Some.

Lots of questions these days about sargasso in Mahahual, so I decided it must be time to write a FAQ blog about the current state. So here is the latest info on sargasso in Mahahual, as well as a reasonably … Continue reading

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Low Season In Costa Maya, Is Not So Low Anymore!

We are now about 1/3 of the way through our low season here in the Costa Maya, and given it has taken this long for me to start whining about how slow it is, it must not be that slow! … Continue reading

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