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Sexy Outdoor Showers: Wash Away Your Inhibitions

Oyster | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Maybe it's months of this summer heat that's getting to us, but lately we've been loving the idea of showering outdoors. We guess we've just decided that there's no better way to cool down and wash away inhibitions than with an outdoor scrub down. Here's a list of 10 of our favorite hotels that have private outdoor showers -- some even have outdoor baths!

How 3 X's Put Mexico's Cozumel Island on the Map

Bob Schulman | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

The first "X": You don't run across many islands with their own goddess. One is Cyprus, the home of the Greek love goddess Aphrodite. Another is Cozumel, a spot on the Mexican Caribbean where the Maya goddess Ixchel doled out love, fertility and lots of offspring.

Women on the Map: Who Was Virginia? Charlotte? Louise? Beverly?

Bob Schulman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Flying to Mexico for some fun in the sun at Playa del Carmen? Or maybe to Charlotte Amalie down on St. Thomas? Or to Lake Louise up in Canada? Or to Victoria Falls over in Africa? Or to Beverly Hills to spend a week with your rich uncle?

Best Hotels in Mexico 2014

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

One thing is for certain: The top 10 hotels listed below have got hospitality down to a science.

Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Maya: Eat, Sway, Love

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 11.20.2013 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Emerging from a cool plunge in the deep blue sea of Banderas Bay, I settle back in our little motorboat, which gently rocks side to side as it glides towards densely forested cliffs and an intensely azure grotto.

Top 9 Day Trips and Excursions Near Cancun

minube | Posted 08.05.2013 | Travel
minube

While the Riviera Maya is often considered an inexpensive hub for those seeking boozy fun in the sun, there has been a growing trend in travelers who are opting to leave the cushy confines of all-inclusive resorts and explore the more authentic, enriching, and unique areas of the region.

The Best of Summer Travel

Gogobot | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel
Gogobot

Fireworks displays, Slip 'N Slides and soft serve ice cream: summer's here. Check out the best seasonal destinations.

The Uphill Road to Protecting Mexico's Bull Sharks

Sandra Larriva | Posted 07.31.2013 | Green
Sandra Larriva

Every year, from November to March, dozens of bull sharks approach Mexico's Mayan Riviera to make its temperate and turquoise waters their home.

The Best Spring Break Spots For The Money

Posted 03.19.2013 | College

It's March, which in the collegiate world can only mean one thing: SPRING BREAK! At many schools, students will be heading off-campus for a week so...

2 Mexican Police Charged With Raping Italian Woman

AP | Posted 02.21.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Prosecutors in Mexico say they have charged two policemen with raping an Italian woman in a Caribbean beach town where she lives. Pros...

Waiting for the End of the World on the Riviera Maya

Terri Colby | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel
Terri Colby

Here on the Riviera Maya, on the Eve of Destruction, ominous signs of the end of the world are everywhere. Yes, it seems that in this tourist mecca of surf and sand, the Mayan prophesies of the End of Days are being heeded.

48 Hours On The Riviera Maya

Jetsetter.com | Posted 05.06.2012 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

You'll start your weekend with sun salutations on the beach before diving cenotes, climbing ruins and toasting the sunset with a salty margarita.

PHOTOS: A Trip To Mexico's Be Playa Hotel

Tablet | Posted 04.30.2012 | Travel
Tablet

This week, we trail Christiane Lemieux, the globe-trotting founder of the home furnishings and decor line, DwellStudio, as she takes us south to Be Playa in Mexico's Playa del Carmen.