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Read more +03 April 2017 By hote7255 in Sin categoría

Discovering Playa del Carmen and Tulum, Mexico

Playa del Carmen is seen as wild escape for party going millennials, while Tulum is positioned as the bohemian mecca for luxe hipsters. However, after living in Riviera Maya for over a decade, what has become evident is that there is more than meets the eye in both of these exciting destinations. Beyond the Party
Read more +14 February 2017 By hote7255 in Sin categoría

First Glimplse: Villa La Semilla, Soliman Bay

A very significant moment has arrived.  This past weekend, we welcomed our family, friends and community to the unveiling of our next project, Villa La Semilla.  This beachfront rental home has been a passion project for us and we are thrilled to finally share the fruits of our labor. From it’s inception, Villa La Semilla
Read more +06 January 2017 By hote7255 in Sin categoría

Expedition Happiness visits Hotel La Semilla

“…that they are endowed (by their Creator) with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” –Thomas Jefferson   This fall, we were fortunate to have two very special guests stay with us at Hotel La Semilla. These guests were exploring Playa del Carmen and countless beautiful spots across
Read more +01 November 2016 By hote7255 in Sin categoría, Uncategorized

How to Explore Mexican Food beyond the Taco

Food in Mexico is a serious subject. Not only are home grown chefs beginning to garner more and more acclaim each year, but the tradition of Mexican food and it’s significance to the culture is so strong, that UNESCO donned Mexican food as a Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2012. What is interesting to
Read more +09 September 2016 By hote7255 in Sin categoría, Uncategorized

Making Villa La Semilla: The Journey to Simple Beauty

We do not live complicated lives and we are grateful for that. Here in Mexico, we are able to harness the peace and sunshine around us everyday to craft a business with passion and integrity; and it is with passion and integrity that we have meticulously poured our hearts into planning Villa La Semilla. For
Read more +12 August 2016 By hote7255 in Sin categoría, Uncategorized

Everything you need to know about the Cenotes of Riviera Maya

During your stay at Hotel La Semilla in Playa del Carmen, it is inevitable that one will hear whispers about the hidden, crystal clear, natural cenotes of the region. Popular with both tourists and local set alike, cenotes are mineral-rich, natural bodies of water that can be found deep in the Mayan jungles. Cenotes were
Read more +13 July 2016 By hote7255 in Sin categoría, Uncategorized

Our Next Property, Location Revealed in Soliman Bay, Tulum

  Beyond the dense mangrove, down a long dirt road you can find it: Soliman Bay. This is our secret spot, a place where we, as a family, spend lazy Sundays admiring the universe of sea creatures, marine vegetation and small jungle critters. It is a place where we can completely disconnect from our daily
Read more +30 June 2016 By hote7255 in Sin categoría, Uncategorized

The Healing Power of Nature at Hotel La Semilla, Playa del Carmen

  It is early morning; you have woken up sooner than expected. You quickly brew a cup of coffee and retire to a quiet place. What do you hear? Do you notice how different the world seems before the day begins? If you’ve spent time at Hotel La Semilla, you’d know that we have a
Read more +16 May 2016 By hote7255 in Sin categoría, Uncategorized

Travel Tips: The La Semilla local guide to Riviera Maya

This is our guide to enjoy and experience Riviera Maya to it’s full potential.  Each place shown here was specifically chosen for you to have a unique experience as a local… Top Picks Island of Cozumel  Snorkel Adventure  Have a wonderful experience snorkeling around the island on different reefs enjoying the beautiful weather. Soliman Bay The
Read more +12 April 2016 By hote7255 in Sin categoría, Uncategorized

Hotel La Semilla with Style: A Fashion Blogger Photo Essay

  A London-dwelling ex-fashion editor, one man on a mission to inspire clothes with personality, and a stunning German fashion blogger all graced the sandy-steps of Hotel La Semilla these months.  We are always honored to welcome extremely fashionable and enormously creative bloggers from around the world to stay with us. Every time we collaborate with bloggers it is
Read more +25 February 2016 By hote7255 in Sin categoría, Uncategorized

How to Improve Your Life on Vacation

The foundations of our brand have always been rooted in the values we have kept throughout our lives. When we created our business, we knew that the philosophy of our company had to reflect the way in which we choose to live our lives (and yes, it is a choice). Early on in the process
Read more +02 February 2016 By hote7255 in Sin categoría, Uncategorized

Hotel La Semilla, Our Love Story

We are happy to share this beautiful article, first published on chiccollection.com.  We believe it is a lovely explanation of our story and we are honored to share it with you all.     As you wander into Hotel La Semilla Mexico, stopping at the front desk, you may notice a discrete message that displays
Read more +13 January 2016 By hote7255 in Sin categoría, Uncategorized

Cultivating Your Seeds This Year

Isn’t it beautiful how we get a chance to reinvent ourselves every 365 days?  At Hotel La Semilla, we are always excited to shed our skin from last year and emerge as a better version of ourselves in anticipation for everything that lies ahead.  For this reason, we find it helpful to set an intention or purpose
Read more +04 January 2016 By hote7255 in Sin categoría, Uncategorized

The La Semilla Guide to Playa del Carmen

  This is our guide to enjoy and experience Playa del Carmen to it’s full potential. Each place shown here was specifically chosen for you to have a unique experience as a local. A few years ago, Playa del Carmen was a very small town, which became a unique destination rich in history and culture.
Read more +15 December 2015 By hote7255 in Sin categoría, Welcome

Join us in appreciating the Simple Things

Travel has played a big roll in our lives for many years. We believe passionately that travel and immersing oneself in other cultures broadens the mind and the vision… This is why we are sharing this section to promote local culture, artists, hidden places, and many other tips to encourage our guest, friends, family and
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