Grand Residences Newsletter May 2021

Come Back Soon

It’s been a while since we saw you and we miss you! Whenever you are ready to travel, we look forward to welcoming you, and we hope that you will soon decide to plan that long-awaited trip. Keeping you safe Your health is always our top…

Grand Residences is up for two international awards and voting is open

We are proud to announce that Grand Residences is up for two international awards, the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice 2021 and the World Travel Awards. We invite you to support your home away from home by voting in both.…

Beach massages and more

What could better than starting a day in paradise with a beach massage or as the perfect finale, winding down after a day of beach fun and before you go to dinner? Let the sound of the waves, the soft breeze and the incredible vistas lull you…

Afternoon Tea anyone?

We hope you will join us during your next visit to enjoy a delicious Grand Residences tradition, afternoon tea on the Lobby Bar and Café terrace. Sit down to a selection of the world’s finest teas and an array of sandwiches with tasty…

Cool cocktails

If you like to order a mojito on vacation, ask the Grand Residences bartenders to prepare the classic recipe or to take it up a notch by adding fruit. Here’s one mojito recipe to enjoy at home or on your next visit to the Mexican Caribbean. Passion…

Grand Recipes

This month we are sharing a true classic, a signature breakfast dish that is a real favorite at Grand Residences. We hope that you’ll soon be here to enjoy it with us. Eggs Benedict with Smoked Salmon Serves 2 4 eggs 2 English…

Turtle Season in Puerto Morelos

Our summer visitors, the sea turtles, are already coming ashore at night to lay their eggs on the beaches of Puerto Morelos and elsewhere in the Mexican Caribbean. Here at Grand Residences, our security guards will be watching out for them all…

Caribbean sailing

Do you fancy a day at sea on your next visit, sailing through sparkling turquoise, azure and indigo waters on board a catamaran or yacht?  If so, there are plenty of exciting options to choose from in the Mexican Caribbean for an unforgettable…

Amazing summer adventures: Whale shark encounter

A huge shadow on the water, domino speckles on blue-grey skin and immense jaws open to filter water and plankton, the pez domino or whale sharks are here. The gentle giants of the sea begin to appear in the Mexican Caribbean in May. Reports…

The Travel Gallery

Yalku Follow the coast road north from Akumal to the shores of Yalku, a caleta or inlet of turquoise, crystal-clear waters constantly replenished by cenotes and underground rivers. The lagoon is a haven for colorful reef fish and is perfect…

New State Tax for International Visitors now in effect in the Mexican Caribbean

On April 1, 2021, the Quintana Roo State Government introduced a new Visitor Tax or Tourism Use Fee for all international visitors to the Mexican Caribbean over the age of 15 of $224 pesos (approximately US$10 per person, depending on the exchange…