Entries by Vanessa Vivas

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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 guajillo chili marinade. Why not order […]

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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. For your main course order succulent Wagyu beef grilled to perfection or the catch of the […]

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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 and gaze out over the jungle in Coba. Go for a sunset cruise and swim with the […]

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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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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 beautiful creatures gather to feast on plankton and fish roe in the Mexican Caribbean during […]

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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 Airport in Ontario to Cancun starting December 18 to April 8, […]

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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 Race, Xplor Park, September 22 Competitors face a new course this year with more than 40 obstacles and challenges.  Fiesta del Cristo […]

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Land sale

Grand Residences would like to give you an update on the plot of land next to the resort. It has been sold and the new owner is a Canadian company, which has development plans for a luxury all-inclusive hotel on the site. 

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Important news about a new Timeshare scam

It is our policy to alert owners of possible scams attempted by companies or individuals operating online. On this occasion we would like to share reports received from several Grand Residences owners about a company called The Brokerage Group LLC, which called or emailed them about their units. This company appears to be operating out […]

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In the news

Grand Residences is in the news again. “The best family resort in Mexico,” is the headline of the latest article about your beach paradise, published online in Caribbean Journal. Here is the link to the story: https://www.caribjournal.com/2019/06/15/mexico-family-resort-best/?utm_source=Caribbean+Journal&utm_campaign=5022f80398-CJ_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ea4e1e4090-5022f80398-188958117  

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Endless summer fun

Will you be joining us over the summer? If you are, you’ll want to spend your days on the beach or being pampered poolside, but when activity calls, there’s plenty to choose from.     Start the day with a walk along the beach at sunrise. You’ll see the pelican dawn patrol and you may even spot […]

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Secrets of the Mexican kitchen

Watch Chef Rafael Borbolla at work and improve your kitchen skills with a cooking class. Learn how to prepare tikinxic, Mayan-style marinated fish, ceviche, or the perfect guacamole.  From spicing up your cooking with chilies to salsas and tasty casseroles, discover the secrets of Mexican cuisine. You’ll be inspired and ready to invite your friends […]

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Every picture tells a story

This month we take you on a photographic tour of Merida, Yucatan’s beautiful capital. This gracious old city has the second largest historic center in Mexico and is packed with colonial churches, stately 19th-century mansions, museums and galleries. You’ll enjoy exploring it by day and by night there are concerts, folk dance shows and more. […]

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Take the family for a day of snorkeling

You may have already taken your children to the Puerto Morelos Reef for a morning of snorkeling. How about taking them further south to discover more underwater treasures?  Here are three great options for a snorkeling trip.     An hour to the south are two Riviera Maya snorkeling parks, Xel-Há and Yalkú and Chankanaab Park on […]

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Puerto Morelos beach awarded Blue Flag status

The Ventana al Mar beach in Puerto Morelos has been awarded Blue Flag status, the first in the municipality to receive this international certification rating beach cleanliness, water quality and accessibility for all, among other factors.      In other Puerto Morelos environmental news, two of its schools (Simon Bolivar Primary School afternoon session and Secundaria Técnica […]

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Cancun Airport News

For the fourth year running, Cancun is No. 1 in this summer’s top travel destinations from the United States in the Airline Reporting Corp national survey of flight sales.      Cancun International Airport is on track to break another record this year by passing the 26 million mark in passenger arrivals. To date it has welcomed […]

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Want to try Mexican wines? Ask the Sommelier

It’s been a good year for Mexican wines. Several of its leading wine producers from the Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California and Parras, Coahuila, triumphed at the prestigious Concours Mondial de Bruxelles wine festival in Aigle, Switzerland. They came home with 39 medals, important industry accolades for wineries such as El Cielo and Casa […]