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Cancun boasts some of the best Caribbean beaches, amazing cenotes and diving sites, ancient Mayan temples, Island tours, whale sharks, nightlife and more.

Fishing Tours in Cancun

Fishing Tours in Cancun

Home to some of the most thrilling sea fishing around, Cancun is a fantastic destination to visit if you have been dreaming of landing the big one!  The waters surrounding Cancun are filled with an amazingly diverse variety of fish and other sea-dwelling species that are sure to make your sport fishing adventure one that you will never forget.   There are several ways to experience a customized, once-in-a-lifetime fishing expedition so that you get a chance to go after the types of fish you desire and employ the style of fishing you enjoy most.  The Yucatan Peninsula draws fishermen from all over the globe, ranging from beginners to skilled anglers, no matter the time of year, to battle it out with the vast array of fish in the area. Of course, not all fish are available year round and, as any angler knows, there are just no guarantees when it comes to what will be biting on any given day, so you may want to schedule your vacation around the type(s) of fish you …

Ka´Yok´ Planetarium in Cancun

Ka´Yok´ Planetarium in Cancun

On your next trip to the sunny resort destination of Cancun, why not immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the planetary system with a visit to the Ka´Yok´ Planetarium in Cancun?  There is something for everyone at this stunning cultural complex where you will encounter a variety of intriguing topics just waiting to be explored.  Grab your travel companions and discover everything that makes this unique venue a must-see for anyone traveling around the Cancun area.   The Planetarium in Cancun Steeped in science and technology, the planetarium is sure to teach anyone with a thirst for knowledge something new.  In addition to the obvious focus on astronomy, which includes an astronomical observatory, the complex is also dedicated to promoting and educating visitors about preserving the environment.  Furthermore, it places a strong emphasis on celebrating and maintaining area archaeological sites, especially the significant contributions the local Mayan population have added to the region over the centuries.  As you explore the knowledge held within the universe, you will also be introduced to more tangible things …

Villa del Palmar Destinations

When choosing a destination in which to spend your next Mexican vacation, rest assured you have plenty of luxurious accommodation options at Villa del Palmar resorts in several amazing locations around the country: Cabo San Lucas, Cancún, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit.  Staying at a Villa del Palmar resort provides the perfect atmosphere for a relaxing vacation where you will feel welcome and at home while enjoying first-class properties, exciting activities and spectacular service.   Get to know each of these fantastic destinations a bit better: Cabo San Lucas With a stunning natural landscape of glistening beaches, crystal-clear waters, desert scenery, the extraordinary El Arco rock formation and mountains looming in the background, it comes as no surprise that Cabo San Lucas has become a favorite vacation playground of the rich and famous.  You will find incredible gourmet food, championship golf courses, outdoor adventures and a vibrant nightlife scene, all in a laid-back atmosphere you will find hard to leave.   Cancun Situated along the breathtaking white sandy beaches and turquoise waters of the Caribbean, …

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 …

Cancun Snuba

Cancun Snuba

Cancun is a city that has much to offer… so much so, in fact, that it can be difficult to isolate the few things that you really want to do while on vacation. In amongst the usual tours, trips, activities, and clubs, however, a new craze is growing; people in Cancun have come to love Snuba! Yes you read right, SNUBA! If you love the sea but don’t have a diving certificate, then snuba is really going to rock your world. Snuba? Did I read that correctly? Yes, you heard us… we said Snuba; Snuba is a new way to enjoy the ocean from the very best vantage point available… under the waves themselves. This doesn’t sound much different to snorkelling or scuba diving, we hear you say? Well, you’re both right and wrong when it comes to this; Snuba is a mix of both, and we like to say that it’s a mix of the best that both have to offer. The depth and thrill of scuba diving without the complex and heavy equipment, …

Things to do in Cancun Crococun Zoo

Things to Do in Cancun – Crococun Zoo

Although Cancun is often celebrated as a romantic destination for adult couples such as those on their honeymoon wanting to unwind together in an idyllic setting, it has also evolved into a place that is perfect for a vacation the whole family will love.  Planning a trip with plenty of activities that will keep your children entertained is a must, even in a location as striking as Cancun, as you will find you can only keep them busy at the beach for so long before the novelty wears off.   Crococun Zoo Fortunately, there are many options of things to do in Cancun that will delight everyone you are traveling with, especially a visit to Crococun Zoo.  Located just 20 miles south of Cancun, this amusing regional animal zoo has an impressive collection of animals including crocodiles, snakes, turtles, macaws, deer and charming Mexican hairless dogs called Xoloitzcuintli.  Established in 1982, the zoo is committed to rescuing animals from the region.   Crocs and more While the zoo’s claim to fame is that you can …

The History of the Villa del Palmar Brand

The History of the Villa del Palmar Brand

Introduced in the late 1980s, the Villa del Palmar brand was created by the Villa Group Resorts, whose main shareholder is Tafer Hotels & Resorts.  For over 30 years now, the Villa Group and Tafer Hotels & Resorts have provided fantastic vacation and leisure products to a vast array of clientele from around the globe, especially from the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe.  Marketing and selling vacation products isn’t where the company’s business stops, either; it includes a range of hospitality-related services including hotel design and construction, real estate and concept design, tour and travel agent services, and resort management. Villa del Palmar’s Story The Villa Group Resorts obtained its very first vacation property in Puerto Vallarta, where the owner of Tafer and his partners in the Villa Group acquired Villa del Mar; they went on to build Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta.  With the projects in Puerto Vallarta being so successful, they sought to expand the company with properties in Cabo San Lucas, beginning with a second Villa del Palmar Resort & Spa, …

Villa del Palmar in Cabo San Lucas

Enjoying Cabo with Villa del Palmar

Did you know that you can enjoy the luxuries and fabulous services of Villa del Palmar in other top destinations in Mexico as well as Cancun? You can find a Villa del Palmar resort in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Cabo San Lucas. Take a look below at how you can enjoy Cabo with Villa del Palmar. Villa del Palmar Cabo Villa del Palmar Cabo Resort and Spa is located on the famous Medano beach with views of the Los Arcos rock formation. This family-friendly resort with large pools and beach access is a top choice for vacations in Cabo San Lucas. You can choose from Deluxe Rooms and one and two bedroom suites that are idea for family vacations, getaways with friends or romantic escapes. Villa del Arco Next Door to Villa del Palmar Cabo is Villa del Arco, which takes the level of sophisticated luxury vacations a stage further. Guests at Villa del Arco can enjoy all the facilities offered at Villa del Palmar as well as the private facilities at Villa del Arco …

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 …

Villa del Palmar in Riviera Nayarit

Villa del Palmar in Riviera Nayarit

Villa del Palmar Cancun Luxury Beach Resort & Spa is part of an incredible collection of hotels in Mexico, with sister resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas and the Riviera Nayarit. The Villa del Palmar Flamingos Resort & Spa and Villa La Estancia are two such sister resorts located in Nuevo Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, each with a distinct character. Location Villa del Palmar Flamingos and Villa La Estancia are located in the luxury hotel zone of Nuevo Vallarta, which is just a short drive from Puerto Vallarta’s International Airport and about 40 minutes from Puerto Vallarta’s Malecon boardwalk downtown. The Nuevo Vallarta hotel zone boasts clean and modern infrastructure as well as a series of canals feeding a luxury marina with its own boardwalk. Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, is a destination in its own right with a stunning beach, restaurants and a mall. Villa del Palmar Flamingos Villa del Palmar Flamingos is a wonderful resort and spa with a great kids club, multi-level pools and beach access, …