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Andy Butler, oh boy. What can we say. He is a hot MF. Not only hot, but talented. If you didn’t know, he is the mastermind behind the house-music super-group Hercules & Love Affair. A student of classic house, Andy wanted to re-create the sound and feel of yester-day’s hey day club beats. His intentions […]

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held […]

Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated mostly in the USA. However, the past 10 years has seen this day spread around the world and people have started to celebrate it as well. Even if it just to have a nice turkey meal or to say Thank You to your friends around the world. Out Magazine has […]

Paradiso 2014 Is Here! The second edition of this Gay Circuit Festival has arrived in Playa Del Carmen from November 26 to the 30th with bigger names and parties to take you by storm. The organizers are expecting a great turnout and the weather looks like it will cooperate in making this year an unforgettable […]

November is when things start picking up considerably in the influx of tourists! The high season kicks into gear and everybody is on high alert (not that the other months of the year are any different for the local boys!).There is an influx of sexy men from around the globe that come to visit our […]

The chic and edgy Hotel Cacao in Playa del Carmen, which opened its doors on October 1st 2014, is the first Hotel-Matilda-themed collection of lifestyle boutique hotels from the famed Cornerstone group. The guests at this Riviera Maya spot are being immersed in a kicked-back, relaxed “Hippie Chic” lifestyle of sophisticated accommodations and cutting-edge dining […]

Hot Israeli DJ Aron is coming to Playa Del Carmen for Paradiso 2014 to headline the festival’s main event: the White Party (Saturday November 29 at Coco Maya). This party will also feature Spanish DJ Dani Toro and NYC Performing Artist Beth Saks as well. One you cannot miss! This hot DJ, whose real name […]

That time of the year again! The BPM Festival starts releasing the lineups of the countless DJ’s that will come to Playa for arguably the biggest week of the year. Every year the music festival grows by leaps and bounds as international media increases its coverage. It’s hard to ignore the big names that make […]

This is a tourist town. Playa Del Carmen. Tulum. Riviera Maya. Therefore, we know that every week there is an influx of sexy men from around the globe that come to visit our paradise. These hotties are constantly taking photos while vacationing and uploading them to social media. That is why every week Friendly is […]

Lonely Planet published their Top 10 list of the world’s Gay Friendliest Destinations! We sure hope to put Playa Del Carmen in that list in the near future as we continue to prosper! Remember, gay marriage has just been fully legalized here and our destination continues to attract the hot and trendy LGBT crowd! The […]

All the way from Brazil! The talented Amannda is coming to Playa Del Carmen for a very special performance during Paradiso 2014! The Dance Diva has been hard at work the past few years releasing dance hit after hit after hit. In fact, Amannda, is the first Brazilian to chart in the Billboard Hot Dance […]

Fall and Winter in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya are considered the ‘High Season’ for good reason. It’s the time when we welcome the highest-profile events of the year along with the big spending tourists. Wealthy travelers escape their cold weather cities to come play in our piece of paradise where the weather […]

It’s International Coming Out Day! This is a time to be proud of who we are and if you are comfortable enough, ready and haven’t done so yet it’s a day for all of those that want to come out! Many argue, especially closeted stars, that revealing their sexuality is nobody’s business. That what they […]