Entries by Vanessa Vivas

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Cancun Airport news

The expansion of Cancun International Airport continues with the construction of a new taxiway for planes landing on runway 2 and the second phase of Terminal 4. When work on Terminal 4 is completed, its handling capacity will increase from 10 million to 14 million passengers. Terminal 2 and 3 will also be renovated this […]

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2019 Advisory Council Meeting Report

The 2019 Advisory Council meeting report and financial statement will be published in the Owners Area of grandresidencesbyroyalresorts.com (member 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, […]

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Grand dining in 2020

This year, treat yourself to some tempting dining moments at Grand Residences. El Faro, Flor de Canela and Heaven Bar all have delicious new dishes on the menu for you to try. They include Chef Rafael Borbolla’s seafood dishes inspired by the bounty of the Pacific and paired with Caribbean, Mediterranean and Asian produce, herbs […]

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Meet your Kids Club friends

Meet Teresa, one of your Kids Club friends. Originally from the state of San Luis Potosi, she studied childcare and a course in gym instruction before moving to the Mexican Caribbean to learn English and find work. Her first job was in the Activity team at Royal Sunset but she soon transferred to the Kids […]

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Protecting the planet

At Grand Residences, we are doing what we can to reduce our environmental footprint and working towards a plastic-free planet. For example, we use biodegradable food containers instead of polystyrene and straws made from avocado seeds and bamboo. We only bring straws with drinks if guests expressly ask for one. And we are now serving […]

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Caring for the community

In 2019, Grand Residences joined seven other hotels in giving a Puerto Morelos school a much-needed facelift. Staff painted buildings, classrooms, desks and chairs and made other improvements so that pupils and teachers can have a cleaner, brighter study environment. The school they visited is the Primaria General Adolfo López Mateos on Rafael E. Melgar, […]

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Every picture tells a story

Start the year with a look at some of the places you love so much in the Mexican Caribbean and Yucatan. From beaches, coral reefs and cenotes to nature reserves, Mayan temples and the smiling faces of the Mexican people, here’s our January gallery. Be sure to follow Grand Residences on Instagram @grandresidences to see […]

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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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A family day out

Enjoy an unforgettable family day out on your 2020 vacation. Here is a look at some of the options that await you in the Riviera Maya, the Cancun area and beyond.   Swim time After days on the beach and in the Grand Residences pools it’s time to do some exploring and there’s one thing […]

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Puerto Morelos 2019 turtle season 2019

Biologists, conservationists and hotel security staff watched over 2,606 turtle nests in the Puerto Morelos area during the 2019 nesting season and released more than 106,000 hatchlings. In Cancun, 11,654 nests were protected in 51 corrals (including three at Royal Resorts) and 1,150,474 baby turtles were released. In Cozumel, 5,423 nests were protected and 337,497 […]

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Cancun flight news

Here’s the latest Cancun flight news for January 2020. Starting February 16, Vacation Express will be offering a new flight from Kansas City to Cancun on Sundays. The flight will operate until April 5 and will move to Saturday on May 23 until August 1, 2020. For Canadian travelers to Cancun, Sunwing is offering a […]

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Mayan discoveries

Archaeologists working for the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) have made several major discoveries at three of the Yucatan’s archaeological sites: Chichen Itza, Uxmal and Kuluba. At Uxmal, archaeologists discovered a hidden passageway under the Palacio del Gobernador dating from AD 670 to 770 and built in the Early Puuc architectural style. Together […]

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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 […]