Entries by Vanessa Vivas

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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 […]

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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 […]