Entries by Vanessa Vivas

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Every picture tells a story

Follow us on Instagram @grandresidences to see the latest pictures of paradise. This month we are going on a beach hopping tour through the Mexican Caribbean and along the Yucatan coast. From the palm-lined beaches of the Riviera Maya to Isla Mujeres; fishing boats rocking gently at their moorings right here in Puerto Morelos to […]

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Supper on the Terrace

We are sure that you and your family and friends will enjoy many a magical moment at El Faro Grill, Flor de Canela or Heaven Grill, ordering the tempting dishes prepared by Chef Borbolla and his team. However, sometimes you just want a relaxing evening in your residence in front of the TV or on […]

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Sunset sailing

It’s all aboard for the sunset catamaran cruise. This is the perfect way to unwind and meet fellow Grand Residences owners while enjoying spectacular views of the Caribbean and the Puerto Morelos shoreline. Sip champagne and munch hors d’oeuvres as you take in the Mexican Caribbean sunset and watch the heavens turn from rose, gold […]

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Every picture tells a story

This month we have included some of our favorite animal species found in the jungles and wetlands around Puerto Morelos. 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 […]

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Cancun is 49 years old this April

Cancun is gearing up to celebrate its 49th anniversary on April 20 with a series of commemorative events organized by Pioneros de Cancun, the Cancun Pioneers Association. Comprised of members of the founding families who moved here in the early 1970s to work in the construction of Mexico’s first master-planned tourist center, the group celebrates […]

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Cancun flight news

Vacation Express is adding a new weekly flight from Memphis to Cancun on Saturday, starting May 25 to July 27. In other airline news, Air France is boosting the number of weekly flights on its Paris-Cancun route from five to seven. The airline’s recently codeshare with Virgin Atlantic, Delta and KLM is also likely to […]

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EVENTS IN CANCUN, RIVIERA MAYA & YUCATAN

Holbox Fishing Tournament, Holbox, April 12-13 Easter Week, Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Merida, Valladolid and elsewhere in Mexico, April 15 – 21 Masses, processions and reenactments of the Crucifixion, masses, floral carpets in the streets and more on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday. 49th Anniversary of the Founding of Cancun, Cancun […]

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TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2019 honors for Grand Residences and Royal Resorts

We are pleased to announce that members of the TripAdvisor travel community have rated Grand Residences and Royal Resorts among the Top Hotels in Mexico again by including them in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2019 listings. For the fifth year running, Grand Residences has picked up several Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice 2019 accolades given to […]

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Meet your new Chef

Chef Rafael Borbolla has joined the Grand Residences team as the new Executive Chef. Originally from Mexico City, Chef Borbolla studied Culinary Arts in the Colegio Superior de Hoteleria y de Turismo Cesar Ritz and at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Turismo, both in Mexico City. He also took specialist diploma courses in Mexican […]

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Meet your neighbors: Alberta Kosik

Originally from Chicago, Alberta Kosik has been a Royal Resorts member since the early 80s and first stayed at The Royal Mayan. She says, “I fell in love with it,” and she purchased her first unit. Memberships followed at The Royal Sands, The Royal Cancun and The Royal Haciendas and she now has a beachfront […]

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Every picture tells a story

Travel back in time on your next vacation and visit some of the Maya treasures that pepper the Yucatan landscape. Here’s our March gallery showcasing some of the most spectacular ancient sites to whet your interest. Remember, your Concierge can help you arrange trips to Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Tulum, Coba, Ek Balam and many other […]