Why you can still come to Mexico… and should

Some of you may know that I have been interning at Vanity Fair this semester. Last week at the office I was browsing through vanityfair.com and found an article on the Mexican drug wars entitled "The Terror." (http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/features/2010/10/drug-wars-in-mexico-201010)Uh-oh, I think, this won't be good. However I found Ed Vuillamy's article to be fair, interesting, and […]

Up up and away

I hate the trip from the Cancún airport almost as much as I hate having to wake up at 4 am (let's be honest I don't even go to sleep) to make the flight from SF. After traveling 9 hours and eating crappy airport food--or worse--plane food, the last thing I want to do is […]

Meet Mara… the woman who runs it all

The average guest staying at ZAMAS might go his or her whole visit without meeting Mara Andrade. But you might have noticed the General Manager sitting at her computer, taking calls, and greeting vendors and merchants; essentially, making ZAMAS run. But who is Mara? To get to know this delightful lady better, read on.Name: Mara […]

Brand New Sport

This week, while visiting Southern California, I pushed myself. First, I tried surfing. It was awesome. There is nothing more exhilarating than standing up while a wave propels you forward. I can't wait to practice and actually ride a wave bigger than 2 feet. Unfortunately, where we are in Tulúm, there aren't great waves for […]
Cenote Escondido

Summer fun

It's summertime and all this writer can think about are the fun, non-work activities she can enjoy without ever leaving Tulúm.There are the obvious contenders: the beaches, the sun, and the Mayan ruins. But there are many specific activities we at ZAMAS enjoy in our downtime.CenotesOf these cave-like freshwater swimming holes our favorites are Escondido […]