Grand Residences Newsletter August 2019

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Three in a row, Grand Residences wins Wine Spectator award

Great news for the wine lovers among you! Grand Residences has received Wine Spectator magazine’s 2019 Award of Excellence for El Faro Grill. This is the third year running and our congratulations go out to Manager Daniela Trava, Chef Rafael…
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Salsa Night

Star-studded Mayan heavens, a Riviera Maya breeze and the tropical island beat, join us for Salsa Night on the pool deck on Thursdays. Dance the night away to music played by our Latin trio Salsa con V. From 6:30 p.m.    For more musical…
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Dish of the month

Have you tried the Dish of the Month in Flor de Canela? Every month the Chef selects a different dish from all over Mexico to offer as a special. This month it is Pescado a la Talla, a tasty recipe from the Pacific coast of grilled fish in a…
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Argentinian Grill

The meat lovers among you will want to try the Argentinian Grill, one of the tempting theme nights in store during the week.     Start off with freshly made empanadas or turnovers with a meat, mushroom, caprese or Mediterranean filling.…
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Sweet delights, meet Pastry Chef Alicia

She was recruited by Secrets Maroma in the Riviera Maya and after her three-month trial period took advantage of the internal trainee program, choosing to work in Restaurants and learn her craft in the Bakery and Pastries section. After eight…
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Every picture tells a story

This month we showcase five unforgettable experiences to enjoy during a Mexican Caribbean summer. Swim in crystal-clear cenotes in the depths of Riviera Maya caves.  Visit the islands of Isla Mujeres and Holbox. Climb the Nohoch Mul pyramid…
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Spread the Word about Grand Residences

If you enjoy telling your friends, relatives and associates about Grand Residences and showing them photos of your home in paradise, why not help spread the word by participating in the Grand Residences Referral Program? We want your referrals…
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Mayan splendor: exploring southern Yucatan

If you plan to go exploring this summer, why not spend a couple of days in the Yucatan visiting the state capital Merida and then heading south in search of Mayan history.     In the Puuc Hills an hour’s drive south of the Yucatan capital,…
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Face to face with the whale sharks

A reminder that if you are here this summer and are looking for nature adventures, you have the chance to face to face with the world’s largest fish, the whale shark, in an unforgettable encounter with true gentle giants.     These…
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Puerto Morelos picks up a World Travel Award

Puerto Morelos district has picked up a World Travel Award as Mexico’s Leading Adventure Destination 2019 in the 26th annual World Travel Awards.     In the online poll to choose the winner, Puerto’s charms for the intrepid tourist…
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Three Mexican cities in World’s Best 2019

In the Travel + Leisure magazine’s annual reader poll to find the Worlds’ best travel destinations, hotels and travel services, three Mexican cities make the top five in the World’s Best City category. San Miguel de Allende came in at…
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Cancun flight news

In good news for Canadian visitors, Air Canada is offering a new flight from Quebec City to Cancun for the winter season. It will be available from December 21 to April 11, 2020. Sunwing will also be adding a weekly flight from Waterloo International…
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Mexico dialing changes

Starting August 3, there are changes to telephone dialing in Mexico. You no longer have to use 01, 044 or 045 when making long distance calls or calling a mobile phone from a landline. If you are calling locally you now dial the area code, such…
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CANCUN, RIVIERA MAYA & YUCATAN EVENTS

Mexican Independence, September 15 &16 Mexico celebrates the anniversary of its Independence from Spain with delicious food, music and colorful festivities the night of September 15 and processions on September 16.   Xplor Bravest…