Soul Siesta Mexico

Soul Siesta Mexico

The 15th Annual Soul Siesta Weekend In The Riviera Maya, Mexico,

Place: Playa del Carmen, Mexico -

Date: May 22-May 26, 2015

"Memorial Day Weekends Best Kept Secret"

What exactly is the Riviera Maya, Mexico Soul Siesta?

The Soul Siesta has been a popular function for the past 14 years for urban professionals who love to unwind and have a great time in a exotic tropical location. Each year, the event centers on different venues. Soul Siesta, An Exotic Blend of Urban Soul and Latin Flava'. For The Sophisticated Urban Trendsetter!

Soul Siesta kicked-off 14 years ago in and has grown to become one of the premier getaways for the mature-minded, sophisticated traveler. Started in 2000, the Soul Siesta event derived from the need to offer a different product to the urban market based in the United States.

Memorial Day Weekend was saturated with events and a change was needed. We responded by creating a 5-day/4-night all-inclusive getaway that's more than an event, it's the experience of a lifetime. After ten successful years in other countries, and our inaugural year in Riviera Maya, Mexico.

Predominantly African-Americans and Latinos, ages 25 to 40, from a variety of backgrounds sharing a common interest – A Classy and Mature Caribbean event. All are welcome to attend, but you are required to have fun


What happens at the event?

The Soul Siesta is an annual Caribbean getaway designed to promote networking in a fun-filled atmosphere. It all takes place amidst the backdrop of the “New Caribbean” - Riviera Maya, Mexico

For those of you who have been to the Soul Siesta before, you'll enjoy a truly personalized experience amongst 1000's of travelers on Memorial Day Weekend. Our unique style of "vacationing" allows you the flexibility to relax and unwind in a beautiful tropical paradise....OR... get your party on as we have developed an exciting package which includes our "Mamajuana Soul Booze Cruise." (If you don't know what Mamajuana is, after a few shots, you probably won't remember after either) and the Memorial Day Soft & Sexy Beach Extravaganza (

And rocking you throughout the entire weekend with the best in Hip Hop, R&B, Classics, Reggae, Salsa, Merengue and Bachata is none other than DJ Ice and DJ Vixxx. But no matter what, after this trip, we know you will leave with some new life long friends!!!!

What type of activities happen during The Soul Siesta?

  • Siesta Booze Cruise
  • Beach Extravaganza
  • Soul Siesta Night on the Town
  • Mix & Mingle Reception
  • Networking Olympics
  • Siesta Comedy Explosion

    Plus there are plenty of things to get into during the event such as; Volleyball, Aerobics, Water polo, Games, Competitions, Fun Theme parties Kayaking, Sailing, Windsurfing, Scuba diving, Snorkeling, Fitness Center with Gym and Sauna Tennis, Horseback Riding, Bicycling and much more

    However the #1 most popular thing to do is to chill with other urban professionals from all over the country who come to have a good time without all the drama that can occur at some of the other events.

    Do I need to rent a car to get around?

    Not really. Everything takes place on the resort. When you buy your ticket through Soul Siesta, all your activities are taken care of.Th Although “events” will take place off the resort, staying at the host resort allows for a more complete Soul Siesta experience as you can mingle day and night with all Soul Siesta guests. Remember, since this in an all-inclusive resort, access is restricted (via wristband) to those guests staying at the resort.

    What is the Soul Siesta?

    Started in 2000, the Soul Siesta is an annual Caribbean getaway designed for the Mature and Classy Urban Trendsetter. It all takes place amidst the backdrop of “Mexico's Upscale Oasis - Riviera Maya."

    Why was Riviera Maya chosen as the new home for this annual Caribbean event?

    With a nightlife experience that rivals any Caribbean destination, superb beaches, 5-star resorts, world-renowned cuisine, and endless activities, Riviera Maya is a trendy location that allows Soul Siesta to further enhance our mature and classy event atmosphere.

    In 2014, what resort in Riviera Maya will host the event?

    The Royal Playa Del Carmen

    What dates will Soul Siesta be held in 2015?

    Friday May 22 to Tuesday May 26, 2015

    What travel documents are required for travel to Mexico AND return to the United States?

    A valid passport is required for travel to and from Mexico

    What are the demographics of the Soul Siesta crowd?

    Predominantly trendsetters, ages 25 to 45, from a variety of backgrounds sharing a common interest - A Classy and Mature Caribbean event.

    How does the ‘Soul Siesta’ compare to other annual events?

    The Soul Siesta is a developed brand of its own. While many of the event’s features are party-oriented as other getaways, Soul Siesta is not dependent on thousands of guests to make it a first-class getaway. Furthermore Soul Siesta is more than just an event, it's the experience of a lifetime.

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