Entries by Vanessa Vivas

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Keeping your Resort home in tiptop order

As part of our resort-wide cleaning and maintenance projects carried out during Maintenance Week in September, for the safety of owners and guests, an anti-slip product was applied on the pool decks and around the private rooftop terrace pools. As an additional safety measure, an anti-slip material was also applied in a one-meter perimeter around […]

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Every picture tells a story

This month we celebrate the color and creativity of Mexico expressed in folk art. Ceramics, wood carvings of animals, angels and creatures of fantasy, embroidered or hand-woven textiles, glass, metal, leather, bead work, palm and even bark paper, the list is endless. Here’s our gallery of artesanía for October. Be sure to follow Grand Residences […]

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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 to discover the Grand Residences luxury vacation experience for themselves and we are willing to offer […]

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PGA Tournament news

For those of you who travel to the Mexican Caribbean in November and who love golf, don’t miss the Mayakoba Golf Classic PGA Tour event at El Camaleon Golf Club. From November 11 to 17, this tournament brings together a field of golfers with names including Rickie Fowler, Matt Kuchar, Graeme McDowell and tournament winners […]

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Protecting Cozumel’s reefs

The Cozumel National Park authorities have announced that they are closing Palancar, Colombia and Cielo reefs to visitors from October 7 for several months. This is being done to give the coral reefs a breathing space to recover from visitor pressure and Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease. The reefs will be constantly monitored and a report on their health […]

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Tulum gallery makes Time Magazine’s list of World’s 100 Greatest Places 2019

Time Magazine has included Sfer Ik Gallery in Tulum in its World’s 100 Greatest Places list for 2019. This dreamlike space was built using locally sourced wood, stone and cement and its walls are festooned with tropical plants. It is a creative sphere to showcase the work of visual artists and for artisanal workshops. There […]

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Master of flavors: Meet Chef Borbolla

We recently chatted with Grand Residences Executive Chef Rafael Borbolla about his inspiration and exciting new dishes to tempt your palate. “How did I decide to become a chef?” muses Grand Residences Executive Chef Rafael Borbolla, “It was destiny, I thumbed the Yellow Pages directory and it opened right at the listings of cooking schools. […]

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September Spa Morning

Set aside some time this month for a Spa morning at Grand Residences. Here are some recommendations for you to try. Why not begin your morning with a Hot Stone Massage? Inspired by an ancient Native American healing ritual, it is relaxing and therapeutic. It boosts your circulation, calms, decongests and cleanses the body, giving […]

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Kids Club

From party piñatas and guacamole, music and dance to lotería, Spanish classes, arts and crafts, your children will have a taste of Mexico this month at the Kids Club. The fun program of daily activities includes games and workshops with a Mexican flavor. They’ll enjoy themselves so much they won’t want to leave!

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Every picture tells a story

This month we celebrate the beauty of Mexico starting here in the Mexican Caribbean and stretching the length and breadth of the country. Be sure to follow Grand Residences on Instagram @grandresidences to see more pictures from your home in paradise. If you have a picture of Grand Residences, Puerto Morelos or a special place […]

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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 to discover the Grand Residences luxury vacation experience for themselves and we are willing to offer […]

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Incredible September travel experiences

Want to go exploring this month? Here are three incredible September travel experiences to discover in the Mexican Caribbean and Yucatan.   Rio Secreto Explore the Mayan underworld. Deep in the limestone rock lies a labyrinth of caves and cenotes that the ancient Maya believed were doorways to the realm of the gods. In the […]

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Puerto Morelos coral project goes to Akumal

The National Fisheries Institute Research Center (INAPESCA-CRIAP) in Puerto Morelos is raising corals to be transplanted on reefs that have been damaged by storms or human activity and to replenish disappearing coral colonies. Biologists working at the center recently planted more than 3,500 fragments of elkhorn and staghorn coral and other stony corals on reefs […]

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CANCUN, RIVIERA MAYA & YUCATAN EVENTS

Xplor Bravest Race, Xplor Park, September 22 Competitors face a new course this year with more than 40 obstacles and challenges. Fiesta del Cristo de Las Ampollas, September 27, Merida The patron saint of Merida is honored with masses, pilgrimages, processions and traditional dances. Restaurant Weeks, Merida, Cancun, Playa del Carmen, beginning of October   […]

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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 evenings, there’s jazz on Tuesdays and Fridays at Heaven Grill and a […]