Entries by Apolo Castro

Festive Yuletide Flavors

Are you joining us for Christmas or New Year? There’s a tempting spread of festive fare lined up for you for an unforgettable gourmet experience. First up is the Noche Buena or Christmas Eve dinner. The menu includes a warm turkey salad and ravioli filled with veal, duck, nuts and dried fruit followed by main […]

A Child’s Christmas

The Kids Club has a fun-filled program lined up for the little ones this December. There will be special Christmas activities, including making decorations, the Christmas tree lighting and the traditional letter to Santa, cookies, candies, face painting and piñatas galore. For more information ask your Concierge or Kids Club staff for the program.


Christmas Cocktail

Here’s a festive bubbly cocktail for you to try this Christmas. 4oz sparkling wine 1 oz De Kuyper Sour Apple Pucker liqueur 1 oz Sprite soda 1 mini skewer of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries Pour the chilled sparkling wine into a goblet, add the apple liqueur and then the soda. Garnish with the fruit […]

Grand Recipes

This traditional Mexican recipe is easy to prepare and very tasty. If you like it you’ll want to plan an evening at Flor de Canela during your next trip and remember to ask the waiter about the dish of the month, which showcases classic recipes from different parts of Mexico. For more recipes and cooking […]

Splendid solitude

A walk along the beach at dawn enjoying the fresh air and warm sunshine puts you in the mood for another great day in paradise. If you are up for a spot of exploring but want to avoid the crowds, here is a tour idea for this season. Wildlife watching in Sian Ka’an Seek solitude […]


The Travel Gallery

Xel-Ha Glorious turquoise waters rimmed by mangroves and jungle, Xel-Ha inlet is an immense natural aquarium, a refuge for multicolored reef fish to feed and breed among the mangrove roots. The lagoon system also includes several cenotes in the forest and is fed by underground rivers. Whether you spend the day snorkeling or just admire […]

In Memoriam

It is with great sadness that we share news of the loss of a much-loved member of our Royal Resorts family.   Tyrone Ukaegbo Magaña Originally from Dallas, Tyrone Ukaegbo joined Royal Resorts in 2003 and worked hard over the years to become one of the leading sales executives. At the time of his passing […]

In Memoriam

It is with profound sadness that we share news of the loss of a much-loved member of the Grand Residences and Royal Resorts family, Cuauhtémoc Luna Peralta known as Octavio, Concierge Manager for the Sales department in Grand Residences. Originally from Tepexi de Rodríguez, Puebla, Octavio was 52 years old. He joined Royal Resorts in […]


Memories that last a lifetime

We may be apart right now but we are thinking of you. Ours is a story of friendship and family that spans more than 40 years. Memories are precious and at Royal Resorts they last a lifetime. Vacation tales of your home away from home and family moments you cherish. Incredible places you have visited […]


Royal Resorts donates a Grand Residences Riviera Cancun stay to Naples Winter Wine Festival auction to help children in need

Royal Resorts has donated a stay at the exclusive Grand Residences Riviera Cancun for the Naples Winter Wine Festival online charity auction this January to help Florida children in need. The lucky winning bidders will soon be heading to Grand Residences Riviera Cancun for their luxury getaway to enjoy the resort’s spectacular, secluded beach and […]


More Gourmet Dining: Taco Tuesday

Chef Yann and his team present a new theme night at Flor de Canela restaurant, Taco Tuesday. The taco, Mexico’s most famous finger food, takes center stage and who could believe that a freshly made tortilla with tasty fillings, salsa and guacamole could be so delicious? Satisfy your craving for tacos. Choose from a spread […]


Mexican Dish of the Month

When you dine at Flor de Canela restaurant ask your waiter about the dish of the month. The chef’s monthly special celebrates the diversity of Mexican cuisine, regional specialties and the rich traditions that led UNESCO to include it in the World Heritage list. In February the Flor de Canela dish of the month is […]


Romantic Beach Dinners

February may be the month of love but love is in the air year round at Grand Residences. Celebrate a special occasion in style with a romantic dinner on the beach. Dining under the stars with the Caribbean as a backdrop is a magical experience. As an alternative, you can also arrange for the chef […]


Chase the winter blues away at the Spa

Say good-bye to the winter blues, recharge and get ready to enjoy your vacation with a morning at the Grand Residences Spa. Choose from a selection of luxury treatments. How about a relaxing massage on the beach, aromatherapy or a sport massage to soothe tense muscles? The massage collection also includes techniques harnessing the ancient […]


Get Ready for a Golf Day

Get out on the fairway for a day of golf during your next trip to the Mexican Caribbean. As a Grand Residences owner you are entitled to special discounted green fees at these championship golf courses in the Cancun area and the Riviera Maya. Cancun Iberostar Cancun Puerto Cancun Playa Mujeres  Riviera Maya Iberostar Playa […]


Grand Residences Advisory Council

If you would like to contact the Grand Residences Advisory Council, you’ll find the names of your representatives and their contact emails published in the Owners Area on www.grandresidencesbyroyalresorts.com (owner log in required). If you have a question for them you may also send an email to grandresidencesac@gmail.com