Bringing value to our community through experience and commitment.
Susanne is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer from Egypt. Susanne considers Playa Del Carmen her home away from home. Between the rich Mayan culture, incredible array of food and awesome Caribbean waters, Playa Del Carmen is an awesome source of inspiration for this diver turned writer who roams Playa in search of new experiences!
Ely Rocher, enjoys sharing information about her plant-based diet. She won’t hesitate to tell you all about it. She is a great motivator for people who are willing to change their lives.
Ely adopted a plant-based life style diet in May 2017 for health reasons.
Originally from Mexico City, she has been based in Playa del Carmen Mexico since Dec 2017. After graduating from college, she worked as an HR Manager and Event Planner.
She frequently paddleboards in the early mornings to enjoy the beautiful sunrises over the Caribbean.
Chase is a freelance writer and self-published author. He arrived in Playa intending to free dive the local cenotes for a week. He never left.
If you need advice on beaches, nightlife, hostels or ways to cut costs on long-term stays in Playa Del Carmen, just ask Chase.
Carlos Asbell, paddle boarding instructor/sales loves to do everything outdoors; fishing, diving and, bicycling. Carlos came to Playa just for vacation and ended up loving the Caribbean. He enjoys meeting new people and is well connected with the community of Playa Del Carmen. You will find him almost everyday paddle boarding at Fusion Beach Bar.
With 20 years experience in marketing, consulting and business development Andrew has helped generate over 100 million dollars in revenue for a variety of companies including his own. With a love for travel, Andrew focused on working remotely while traveling and enjoying this planet. Outside of working he enjoys making friends, surfing, paddle boarding/surfing, spear fishing and exercising.
Ilya Pivchenko is an Online Marketing, Web Development, and Advertising Specialist in Playa Del Carmen. Ilya designs and develops websites as well as manages optimizing of all social media platforms. Ilya spent many years in Thailand running his own tour company and came to Playa Del Carmen with his family and never left.
Born and raised in California, Elizabeth’s first language was Spanish. Her mother was born in El Paso, Tx and her father in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. Her maternal grandmother was a great influence in teaching her Spanish and the value of Mexican tradition.