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Love Forecast for 2017

Love Forecast for 2017

With 2017 waiting just around the corner, it is time to bring on the romantic vibes for the new year!  Although love and romance may conjure up images of red or pink decorations, we think it’s better to consider all things turquoise and white that bring to mind romantic escapes to the Caribbean in Cancun.  When you want to spoil your husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend or a special friend whose company you love, look to Villa del Palmar Cancun for a spectacular vacation you’ll be reminiscing about for years to come.   Romance is King You can be sure that every staff member at Villa del Palmar Cancun is dedicated to producing a romantic ambience around the resort, ensuring that every little detail of your stay is taken care of.  Your vacation is guaranteed to be filled with special memories you will always treasure. Celebrate Important Dates Although every day of the year is a great time to spoil yourself and your significant other, there are certain dates on your personal calendar that are likely …

Gay Marriage Ceremonies in Mexico

Gay Marriage Ceremonies in Mexico

Mexico is rather a magical place where there are fewer rules, and, in many ways, more kindness. This is an amazingly progressive and beautiful country where you can have your love and commitment made official in front of those who care about you most, not matter what your sexual orientation is. In 2015, the Supreme Court of Mexico ruled that laws banning same sex marriages were discriminatory, and every since then the wedding industry for lesbian and gay couples has flourished here. Why not join us at Villa del Palmar Cancun where we can help you arrange your gay marriage ceremony in Mexico? Gay Marriage in Mexico Since the 2015 ruling of the Supreme Court, all same sex marriages performed on Mexican soil, or abroad, must be recognized by the country at a federal level. Mexico is now in times of change and progress where equality for all is on the cards, and so (for the first time) gay and lesbian couples can get married in any place they choose in Mexico, including Cancun! Where …

Cancun Tours for New Year’s Eve on a Pirate Ship

Cancun Tours for New Year’s Eve on a Pirate Ship

What’s your plan for celebrating New Year’s Eve? If you are looking for a way to spend a unique New Year’s Eve 2016-2017, why not enjoy one of the best parties in town aboard the Jolly Roger Pirate Ship in Cancun, or join in the fun at Villa del Palmar Cancun, where will ensure you ring in the new year with style. Cancun Tours for New Year’s Eve on an authentic Pirate Ship Welcome the new year in the most exciting way possible while you sail the Caribbean Sea. Indulge your senses as you enjoy the balmy Cancun breezes while take in the beautiful sights and glittering lights of Cancun. This is one of the best ways to experience a magical evening and it can only happen on board the Jolly Roger. As the countdown to midnight grows nearer, the spirited atmosphere comes alive and the most exciting part of the year will provide the most unforgettable start. Awesome Fireworks Displays Although there is vibrant fireworks display every night on board the Jolly Roger, New …

Reasons to Paddleboard

It’s not really a secret that physical activity is hugely important when it comes to any level of success in a health regimen. While it may be tempting to relegate yourself to the gym and home fitness DVDs there is actually a huge variety of stuff out there for you to try out! We recommend stand up paddle-boarding. Here’s why… Tone and Lose Fat Stand up paddle-boarding makes burning calories and getting rid of a few pounds feel effortless and entertaining… you see while this is a chilled and energizing activity it’s actually engaging all of your core muscles. After just a few sessions you’ll notice a healthy ache in muscles you didn’t even know you had, and after a few more you’ll feel noticeably more powerful. There are very few activities which offer a chance to tone your whole body at one go in such a way, and next to none which will do so in such a gentle and enjoyable way; SUP is without a doubt the best way to start building those …

Christmas Dinner Around the World

Christmas Dinner Around the World

Just as each unique family has its own particular way of celebrating Christmas through the food they eat, cultures throughout the world also have their own culinary spin on the holiday.  Although traditional Christmas dinners served in countries such as Great Britain and the United States focus on a meat dish like turkey, roast or ham which is accompanied by delectable side dishes like cranberries, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, rolls, mashed potatoes, rich desserts and so on, Christmas dinner tables around the globe feature many other types of meals. Check out what some of our global friends feast upon for Christmas dinner: Mexico Christmas meals are a flavorful affair including traditional stews and soups like pozole, fish dishes, savory tamales and sweet treats such as buñuelos. Poland Dishes such as dumplings and borscht feed loved ones as they get together for a massive feast known as Wigilia (Star Supper). Italy Specialty dishes like fried eel star during the Christmas Eve celebration known as the Feast of the Seven Fishes, and on Christmas Day, pasta …

The Origins of Giving Thanks

The Origins of Giving Thanks

As the weather begins to cool and the leaves change color and start to fall from the trees, it means Thanksgiving once more.  Many of us take this time as a reminder to examine all of the blessings we have to be thankful for; whether they are big or small, we all have things we should feel grateful about, and what better way to express our gratitude than to give “thanks”.  It is a word you probably use so often that you may not even think about it, but that doesn’t mean we should take it for granted, as it is an integral element of our dealings with others and keeps society running in a smoother, more thoughtful manner.  So how did the common, everyday practice of saying “thank you” begin in the first place? The Origins of Giving Thanks When you examine the history of “thank you”, you will find that it is rooted in the word “think”.  In Old English dating from c.450-c.1100, “thank” was a noun that, in those days, meant “a …

Perfect Plate at the Perfect Restaurant

Perfect Plate at the Perfect Restaurant

Ever wondered how the best restaurants ensure that each and every plate that leaves the kitchen tastes perfect? Find out how Villa del Palmar Cancun is perfecting the art of satisfying its diners each and every day at its gourmet restaurants. Villa del Palmar Cancun has introduced its Perfect Plate program to raise the standards even higher within its onsite gourmet restaurants. The Perfect Plate program comes as part of the resort’s commitment to perfection and those wow experiences, and joins other programs such as the Perfect Room and Perfect Restaurant programs already in place to ensure the very highest quality experiences. Perfect Plate The Perfect Plate program focuses directly on the quality of the dishes served in our restaurants. For example, the Perfect Plate focuses on ensuring the excellent quality of the ingredients, presentation and preparation methods, aiming for the highest standards possible, which involves two phases. The first is to check the quality of the products being used in our recipes, finding the best suppliers that consistently meet the standards that we expect …

Importance of Travel Insurance

Importance of Travel Insurance

While it may be hard to imagine that you will have an emergency while traveling, especially if you are healthy, travel insurance is something you will be more than happy to have if an unfortunate situation arises while you are abroad.  We all know there are no guarantees in life and that anything can happen, so choose wisely and don’t skip out on this important travel necessity.   Whether your flight is canceled, a family member dies and you need to return home early, your laptop gets stolen or you lose a suitcase, you will be covered in an emergency when you purchase the right travel insurance.  Travel insurance can help you avoid paying out of pocket for things that could potentially cost you a lot of money, such as an expensive hospital stay, and having that peace of mind will help you enjoy your vacation to the fullest.   Hopefully you won’t need it during your travels, but it is certainly better to be safe than sorry! What Should Be Covered in your Travel …

Underwater Oxygen Bar on Cozumel Island

Underwater Oxygen Bar on Cozumel Island

As the world’s very first underwater oxygen bar, Clear Lounge is quickly making a name for itself.  Featured on major media outlets such as ABC News, DailyMail.com, NBC and USA Today, this popular underwater lounge is a big hit with visitors from all over the world.  Located at Puerta Maya, the Carnival Cruise port in Cozumel, Mexico,  it draws large crowds who are curious about this brand new sensation.  This multi-sensory experience is a treat for the entire body and will have you feeling as though you have entered a dimension of the future!   How It Works With the help of patent pending technology, guests are able to enter an underwater lounge while breathing enhanced, fragranced oxygen.  Guests are outfitted with a high-tech Sea TREK® helmet that sits on the shoulders, which keeps your body dry from the shoulders up.  This unique helmet supplies a continuous flow of cool, invigorating air that has been boosted with oxygen and the aromatherapy fragrance that each guest gets to choose.  The sessions are roughly 30 minutes long …

Cancun Nightlife

Cancun Nightlife

Famous for its vibrant collection of nightclubs where you can party the night away, Cancun is the perfect destination if your vacation plans include some raucous nights out.  With so many options, you may not know which venues to choose, but with this list, you’ll know what to expect when you head out for the evening.  Cancun is an ideal party getaway when traveling with close friends, a special someone, or a big entourage for an unforgettable bachelor or bachelorette trip, and there is no doubt you’ll have a blast getting to know this energetic city through its nightlife. Have the time of your life in Cancun when you check out these hot spots: Coco Bongo If top media outlets such as Rolling Stone, E Entertainment and MTV love the place, you know it’s going to be incredible.  Nightly live shows include amazing acrobats, artist impersonators, a light show, confetti and balloons, and can accommodate up to 1,800 partiers at one time. A top choice for Cancun nightlife. The City With entertainers such as Snoop …