Entries by Vanessa Vivas

Grand Residences Update

After our June news about the affiliation of Grand Residences with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Registry Collection Hotels, some owners contacted us with questions about the project to build phases 3 and 4 of the resort. We would like to assure you that the plan is going ahead and that there have been no design […]

Kids Club Summer

The Kids Club team has a great line up of summer activities for our youngest guests. There are fun pool and beach games, quizzes and competitions and arts and crafts sessions to keep them busy and entertained. We can guarantee that they won’t want to leave and that they will have plenty of Mexican Caribbean […]

Movie Night

One of the most popular activities that families can enjoy together at Grand Residences is Movie Night on the pool deck. Ask your Concierge for details of the films to be shown during your stay for a fun evening under the stars.

Fourth of July Fun with the Family

Bring the children for a day of fun on the Fourth of July. The Kids Club team has a special program of games and activities lined up for them. 10 a.m. T-shirt painting 12 p.m. Pool games 2 p.m. Contest & prizes 3 p.m. Make your own pizza 4 p.m. Beach competitions 8 p.m. Fire […]

Fourth of July BBQ

The Stars and Stripes will join the Mexican flag at the classic Grand Residences Sunday BBQ on July 4th. Join us at Heaven Beach Bar for a tempting spread of BBQ favorites straight off the grill. Juicy steaks and burgers, BBQ ribs, fish, corn on the cob and much more, served with baked potatoes or […]

Grand Recipes

Here’s a delicious recipe from the Chef that’s perfect for the BBQ and features Caribbean shrimp and octopus. Try it yourself this summer and be sure to order it on your next visit.  Grilled Shrimp and Octopus 250g shrimp 400g poached octopus tentacles 200g yellow sweet potato 66g lemons (halved) 50g chopped garlic 20g Cajun […]

Wine of the Month

Your Grand Residences Sommelier Javier Moreno has this delightful French white wine for you this month.  Chablis Saint Martin Domaine Laroche 2019 This white wine from Burgundy is made from 100% Chardonnay grapes and is dry, with the fragrance of green apples and citrus fruit, a suggestion of butter and intense mineral notes on the […]

Cool Cocktails

Here’s a tropical cocktail from your Grand Residences bartenders to sip on the deck this summer and to order on your next visit to the Mexican Caribbean. Grand Sunset 1 1/2 oz orange juice 1 ½ oz pineapple juice 1 oz cranberry juice ½ oz Malibu rum 1 oz dark rum Dash of lime juice […]

Summer Splashes

When the summer heat sizzles, you’ll want to head straight for the water to cool down and here in the Mexican Caribbean you have a choice of ocean-going activities, or you can venture into the Riviera Maya jungle and leap into the cool clear waters of a sinkhole or cenote. Take your pick.   The […]

The Travel Gallery

Here’s our monthly gallery showcasing some of the region’s many natural and historical attractions. How many have you visited?  Which ones would you like to explore on future visits to Grand Residences? Cancun Underwater Art Museum Also known as MUSA, this iconic underwater art museum has more than 500 life-size sculptures in four galleries in […]

Mexican Caribbean & Yucatan News

Many US airlines are expanding their services to meet growing demand and there are new additions to the Cancun flight scene from Europe too, such as KLM, which will begin direct flights to the Mexican Caribbean from Amsterdam this winter. One of the world’s largest carriers, KLM has a global network and Amsterdam is a […]

Grand Open-air Dining

Summer nights in the Mexican Caribbean are truly magical. The sound of the waves breaking on the beach and the whisper of the breeze, more stars than you ever dreamed scattered across the heavens and the moon rising. If you are lucky, you might see a turtle coming ashore to lay its eggs, phosphorescence glimmering […]

Wine of the month

Here’s a wine recommendation from the Grand Residences Sommelier Javier Moreno. This Spanish white from the award-winning El Faro wine list is perfect for outdoor dining this summer. Paco & Lola From the Rías Baixas region, this Spanish white wine made from the albariño grape is the perfect choice for sipping on the beach or […]

Grand Recipes

We are sharing a seafood recipe from the Flor de Canela menu this month. Mexican ingredients and a touch of the Far East combine to create a delicious fusion of flavors.  The freshest tuna from the Pacific is served on crisp corn tostadas with a creamy avocado sauce and soy sauce vinaigrette. Tuna Tostadas 500g […]

Cool Cocktails

Here is a cool and colorful creation from our bartenders to try on your next visit to Grand Residences. If you are hosting a dinner this summer, why not make it and impress your guests. Grand Paradise 1oz grenadine 1oz white rum Orange juice 1 ½ oz Blue Curaçao Place ice in a tall glass […]

Grand Residences and World Travel Awards

There’s still time to vote for Grand Residences in the 28th annual World Travel Awards. Your resort is a nominee in the category Mexico’s Leading Hotel Residences 2021. To cast your vote for Grand Residences, visit https://www.worldtravelawards.com/vote Click on the link Register your email (you will receive a confirmation email) Click on vote Select Central […]

Mexican Colors at the Kids Club

Have you seen our new-look Kids Club? The walls are covered with colorful murals featuring wildlife found in the Yucatan such as the toucan, jaguar and sea turtle and with alebrijes, the fantastic dragon-like creatures of Mexican folklore. Bring your children to see the art and to meet the Kids Club staff who have days […]

Summer Golfing

Get out on the fairway this summer and play some of the finest golf courses in the Mexican Caribbean. Grand Residences owners, members and guests are entitled to special rates for play at these courses in Cancun and the Riviera Maya and there are fun tournaments too.   Puerto Cancun Designed by Tom Weiskopf, Cancún’s […]

A Glimpse of the Caribbean’s Coral Kingdom

Slip beneath the waves and there is a whole new world awaiting discovery in the depths. Are you ready for a glimpse of the Caribbean’s coral kingdom? From Cancun and Isla Mujeres to Puerto Morelos, the Riviera Maya and Cozumel, the Mesoamerican Reef is ready to reveal its wonders. Divers will already be acquainted with […]

The Travel Gallery

Here’s our monthly gallery showcasing some of the region’s many natural and historical attractions. How many have you visited?  Which ones would you like to explore on future visits to Grand Residences?  Holbox In the Gulf of Mexico, just off Quintana Roo’s north coast, peaceful Holbox is a place to leave your cares behind and […]

Beach Reads

Here is our beach book recommendation for June. Why not write to us and let us know what’s on your bookshelf or Kindle right now? Paris Echo by Sebastian Faulks The City of Light is the setting for the story of Tariq, a 19-year-old Moroccan immigrant who is searching for traces of his dead mother […]

Come Back Soon

It’s been a while since we saw you and we miss you! Whenever you are ready to travel, we look forward to welcoming you, and we hope that you will soon decide to plan that long-awaited trip. Keeping you safe Your health is always our top priority and Royal Care Standard is our commitment to […]