Playa del Carmen Recap

It was hola/adios this visit. All was well at Sandy Toes. I found some new restaurants and stores, and was sad to see that others were gone. I love Playa del Carmen, but for those who would like to come visit this beautiful town, I would suggest maybe next year. Unfortunately, the gorgeous beaches thatContinue reading “Playa del Carmen Recap”

My Playa Purchases

“I wasn’t planning on buying anything this visit, but…”, are famous last words, at least for me. You already saw my Old Navy haul. Well, aside from that I also bought: This great big fringed beach towel from Oysho which was on 50% sale. I also got these sandals from there for 30% off. (NoticeContinue reading “My Playa Purchases”

Funky Art Store in Playa del Carmen

El Jaguar Dorado is a small store on 8th between 10th and 15th. It’s full of art and cheeky miscellaneous things made from Mexican artisans. The textiles feel boho and come from Chiapas in the south of Mexico. It’s a fun store to browse and if you’re looking for a more unique gift from PlayaContinue reading “Funky Art Store in Playa del Carmen”

Playa del Carmen Good Eats West of the Carretera

There are plenty of condos (one might even say, “saturated”) in Playa del Carmen and many of them are on the “other side” of Playa. By that I mean west of the carretera, not in the touristy Centro. Sandy Toes is one of them and I’m slowly finding the good places to eat. Here’s aContinue reading “Playa del Carmen Good Eats West of the Carretera”