Meet Chef Daniel

Introducing Daniel Ramirez, Playa Viva’s New Chef. We are proud to introduce Playa Viva’s new Chef, Daniel Ramirez. A native of Guadalajara, Daniel has spent much of his professional career working in Baja California. With experience in vegan, vegetarian and Farm-to-Table dishes, he brings newfound energy and creativity to the Playa Viva kitchen. I recently […]

Playa Viva’s Delicious Coconut Ceviche at Home

Enjoy a taste of Playa Viva at home this summer with our delicious coconut ceviche recipe, taken from our cook book "Comida Viva".  As with all our recipes, it is best enjoyed with family and friends!   ENTRÉES | Vegan, Gluten Free 2 Tomatoes, Diced 1 Onion, Chopped 1 Bunch Of Cilantro, Chopped Juice Of 1 […]

A Real Margarita – From Our House to Yours

Playa Viva Signature Organic Basil Margarita Recipe These days it's pretty common to "celebrate" Cinco de Mayo with a "Mexican" adult beverage likely produced by a major international corporation.  This year, if you feel like celebrating, why not do it with a real margarita that's really from Mexico. It's been almost 10 years since Juan […]

From the Sesame Fields at Playa Viva to Your Dinner Table

Introducing Gente Viva Sesame As part of our ongoing mission to support local farming communities in our home town of Juluchuca, we are proud to announce Gente Viva Sesame - direct-trade organic sesame seeds, grown on site and nearby, by farmers from Juluchuca and other local communities who have farmed their land for generations.  This […]

Food Systems at Playa Viva

The hotel at Playa Viva is situated between beautiful sunrises and sunsets by the ocean and a 200-acre landscape used for several generations for agricultural production. Today, a team of hard working local men and our permaculture specialist use agro-ecological practices to bring the land back to life and fill our kitchen with organic harvests. […]

Meet Ines: Chef Prepares Authentic Vegetarian Food with Love

Chef Ines Nopales shares her love for cooking healthy vegetarian and vegan food with authentic Mexican ingredients. At Playa Viva we like to think of our staff as the heart of our regenerative project.  We encourage them to be true stewards of sustainability, conservation and community engagement. Ines is an exemplar member of our team […]

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