Entries by Vanessa Vivas

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Helping those in need

Through the Dollar a Stay campaign, donations from members and employees and other fundraising initiatives, the Royal Resorts Foundation supports a number of key causes during the year, including education, health, aid for employees in times of illness or economic hardship and conservation. • Scholarships for a class of 31 students at Mano Amiga School […]

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Home Office

Like many of you, a large number of our employees are working at home, many juggling the twin challenges of home office and home schooling. Some departments are tirelessly looking after the needs of owners and employees by phone or email while others are planning new activities and vacation experiences for you. Manager Daniela Trava […]

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Grand Catch of the Day

Order the catch of the day when dining at our restaurants; the fish, shrimp and lobster are all supremely fresh and superbly flavored. From lunchtime shrimp tacos with a splendid view at Heaven Beach Bar, ceviche, aguachile and fish cooked to a traditional recipe at Flor de Canela to Mediterranean and Pacific coast dishes at […]

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Grand Residences Protecting the Planet

On Saturday March 28 at 8:30 p.m., Grand Residences will be participating in Earth Hour, the global campaign organized by WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature or World Wildlife Fund) to draw attention to climate change and biodiversity loss and the need to join forces to protect our planet. Global warming is accelerating and is […]

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Every picture tells a story

This month we have included some of our favorite photos of the Riviera Maya and Yucatán in the springtime. If you have a picture of Grand Residences, Puerto Morelos or a special place in the Yucatan or a vacation story that you would like to share with us, we would love to hear from you. […]

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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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Fishing Time

March heralds the start of the sport fishing season in the Mexican Caribbean and avid fishermen are preparing to set sail in search of adventure. Marlin and sailfish move through area waters following huge shoals of migrating sardines, anchovies and mackerel. Snapper, dorado, bonito and wahoo are also plentiful and even first-time fishermen are sure […]

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CANCUN, RIVIERA MAYA & YUCATAN EVENTS

Here’s our monthly listing of upcoming festivals and events in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Yucatan. 2nd Nautical Festival, Cancun, March 7-8 Plaza La Isla 2 is the venue for this event featuring Jet surf and Jet ski races and paddle board, kayak and wakeboard displays. Modern Pentathlon World Championships, Cancun, March 25-31 The world’s finest […]

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2019 Advisory Council Meeting Report

The 2019 Advisory Council meeting report and financial statement  has been published in the Owners Area of grandresidencesbyroyalresorts.com (owner log in required) this month and printed copies will be available on request from the Manager’s office at the resort. The meeting report includes information on operations projects completed in 2019 and those planned for 2020, the […]

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Dining News

Chef Borbolla has tempting treats in store for the youngest members of the family with a new Children’s Menu and a Dessert Menu especially for them. In other dining news, the Room Service menu is also new. You’ll still find some of your all-time favorites, including the gourmet pizza selection, and many new dishes to […]

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Romantic Riviera dining

Celebrate your love this month or any time during the year  with a gourmet meal in El Faro Grill and ordering a bottle of champagne or a fine wine recommended by our Sommelier. Or you can go one step further and arrange a romantic candlelit dinner on the beach. Dining under the stars with the soft breeze and […]

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A Grand wedding

Is someone in your family thinking about a destination wedding? Perfectly romantic, Grand Residences is the spot for a dream wedding in paradise. Timeless luxury in an intimate setting, fine cuisine and impeccable service await the happy couple and their guests. Grand Residences only hosts one wedding at a time and our dedicated Wedding Planners […]

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Spa relaxation

If you are staying at Grand Residences this February why not check in to the Spa for a massage, facial or body wrap? Or for the ultimate in relaxation and luxury, choose a Spa in your Villa Experience. The Romance Ritual is 220 minutes of pure pampering for you and your partner. It begins with […]

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Every Picture Tells a Story

This month we have included some of our favorite pictures of Puerto Morelos, and the Riviera Maya to banish the winter blues that you may be feeling. If you have a picture of Grand Residences, Puerto Morelos or a special place in the Yucatan or a vacation story that you would like to share with […]

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Beach reads

Have you already run out of books for the beach? If you are an avid reader and don’t want to carry your Kindle or tablet everywhere, visit Alma Libre Bookstore right here in Puerto Morelos to stock up on paperbacks. Located on the main square, Alma Libre stocks an extensive selection of second-hand and new […]