Entries by Vanessa Vivas

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New museums in Yucatan

Are you planning a trip to Merida or Valladolid on your next vacation? If so, here are two new museums you might want to visit. First up in Merida is the Museum of Yucatecan Cuisine (Museo de la Gastronomía Yucateca). This restaurant and museum is a tasty introduction to the flavors of the Yucatan and […]

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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. Carnival, March 1-6 (dates vary slightly according to location) From Cozumel, Cancun and Playa del Carmen to Merida and Campeche, it’s Carnival season. Cozumel                     February 27 – March 6 Cancun                       March 1 – 5 Isla Mujeres               March 1 – 5 […]

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Dining treats to try in 2019

Your Grand Residences chefs have plenty of tempting dishes and theme nights in store for you on your next vacation. We do hope that you will dine in with us and enjoy your resort restaurants with family and friends. Start the day with a hearty breakfast at El Faro Grill and enjoy a long, leisurely […]

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Every picture tells a story

Are the January blues getting to you as you drive to work in the rain and snow? Here are some photos of our Mexican Caribbean seascapes to get you in the mood for your next vacation. Cast your mind back to the shades of turquoise you love so much and to the rainbow-colored reef fish […]

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Rescuing reefs with corals raised in a Puerto Morelos Marine Research Center

In 2018, marine biologists from the National Fisheries Institute Research Center in Puerto Morelos planted 4,000 corals on sick reefs in the Cancun-Isla Mujeres area and Puerto Morelos National Park. The reefs chosen to receive new corals were suffering as a result of boat collisions, the impact of climate change or pollution. Planting new coral […]

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Events in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Yucatan

Here’s our regular round up of festivals and events in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Yucatan in the next few months. Feria de la Candelaria, January 25 – February 10, Valladolid This traditional fair is dedicated to the patron saint of Valladolid, the Virgen de la Candelaria. Events include livestock, craft, jewelry and food exhibitions, processions, […]

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A Grand Christmas

What’s in store at the Grand Residences restaurants this holiday season? There’s plenty of festive gourmet fare for you and your family with a special Christmas Eve five-course dinner, a New Year’s Eve dinner and gala celebration, and a magnificent New Year’s Day brunch. On the menu are prime beef fillet, seafood and an array […]

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Festive activities for the kids

Will you and your family be joining us over Christmas? If so, the Kids Club has a fun-filled program lined up for the little ones. There will be special Christmas activities, including the Christmas tree lighting and the traditional letter to Santa, Yuletide-themed arts and crafts, cookies, candies and piñatas galore. For more information ask […]