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Ashanti Celebrates Sister’s birthday at Villa del Palmar Beach

Spotting celebrities has become a popular activity for guests staying at any of Tafer’s Hotels & Resorts. However, Garza Blanca Cancun, the newest resort in the area, has rapidly become a new favorite among famous faces. Celebrities can be seen lounging on beach chairs, frolicking in the pool, or eating lunch at the trendy Food Truck, just like any other regular person. Garza Blanca Cancun is the newest resort to join the collection of TAFER Hotels & Resorts luxury properties and already has had the honor of hosting some of the most famous celebrities in the world. The latest VIP guest that guests enjoyed the privilege of spotting, was the Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter and actress Ashanti, who came with friends to celebrate her sister’s birthday. The group stayed in the luxurious Four Bedroom Penthouse Loft, and had fun around the resort. Ashanti and her friends were constantly seen posing for photographs that later received thousands of likes on social media. Activities the Group Enjoyed The group had an amazing time exploring the resort. However, …

Justin Bieber’s DJ Tay James Relaxing at Villa del Palmar Cancun

DJ Tay James enjoyed a well-earned rest at Villa del Palmar Cancun last month after playing a gig at a local Cancun nightclub. Born Taylor Austin James, DJ Tay James is a successful DJ and MC from the United States who is well known for touring with Justin Bieber as tour DJ on his live show since 2009. The renowned DJ and MC was seen dining at the resort’s Zamá Restaurant and La Casona steakhouse as well as enjoying snacks at the Bite Bar with his girlfriend, spending most of his time relaxing on the beach. The celebrity, who has been a professional DJ since his first paid gig at the age of 16, is no stranger to Cancun and he has visited Mexico’s Caribbean playground on a number of occasions, mainly for work. All the staff at Villa del Palmar Cancun look forward to welcoming him back some day soon, when he can take time out of his busy schedule that includes headlining nightclubs around the world and playing for an extensive list of …

Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin Loving @vdpcancun

Love was clearly still in the air after 17 years of marriage for the gorgeous Lisa Rinna and charming Harry Hamlin as the couple vacationed at Villa del Palmar Cancun for the second time last month. Commenting how much they loved coming back again to the resort, actress and American TV presenter Lisa Rinna and Mad Men’s Harry Hamlin celebrated their 17th wedding anniversary in Cancun where the couple looked to be having a fabulous time together with their two beautiful daughters at the Villa del Palmar Cancun Resort & Spa. On Twitter, Rinna posted photos of the two of them enjoying the Caribbean temperatures and sunshine saying “live, laugh and love daily.” At 50, the glamorous Rinna looked as stunning as ever in a bikini, showing off her incredible figure and adding her special touch of charisma. Hamlin looked a far cry from his Mad Men’s character, relaxed and carefree on the beach at Villa del Palmar Cancun. Rinna tweeted: “Loving @vdpcancun a little more anniversary celebrating” Not being the first time Villa del …

Villa del Palmar Cancun Celebrates Country Divas’ Album

Guests at Villa del Palmar Cancun enjoyed spectacular performances by modern country music legends, Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan during their exclusive concert and intimate gathering held at our five star resort last month. The self-proclaimed country divas performed songs from their most recent duet album “Dos Divas” to a delighted crowd on January 24, 2014 in a free concert for guests staying at Villa del Palmar. The CD was inspired by Tillis and Morgan’s sell-out ‘Grits and Glamour’ tour, which saw the country music icons and touring partners come together once again on their new record. Villa del Palmar Cancun’s thrilled audience heard material from the new album as well as other solo numbers. The evening left no doubt in anyone’s mind just why these daughters of legendary country musicians Mel Tillis and George Morgan have become among the most popular and prolific female country artists in recent times. Lorrie Morgan is well-known for hits like “Five Minutes,” “What Part of No,” “I Didn’t Know My Own Strength” and “Something In Red;” while Pam …

Country divas album celebration at Villa del Palmar Cancun

Guests at Villa del Palmar Cancun are in for a treat this month when modern country music legends, Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan perform songs from their recent duet CD “Dos Divas” in an exclusive concert and intimate gathering. The exciting event will take place on January 24, 2014 at 5.30pm for guests staying at our 5 Star resort. Inspired by their ‘Grits and Glamour’ tour the country music icons and touring partners have joined forces on their new record and will be performing material from this album as well as solo contributions for guests to enjoy. The evening is set to be a intimate yet electric affair as the daughters of legendary country music artists Mel Tillis and George Morgan reveal just why they are considered amongst the most prolific and popular female country artists of the last two decades. Pam Tillis is well-known for hits such as “Maybe It Was Memphis,” “Shake the Sugar Tree,” “Spilled Perfume,” and the number one “Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life);” while Lorrie Morgan is best known …

Go Away With… Regina King

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Calif., where she still resides, Regina King starred as Marla Gibbs’ daughter on the popular ’80s sitcom, “227.” Unlike many child actors who fade away after a few years in the spotlight, the 42-year-old actress worked steadily through the years opposite Tom Cruise, Reese Witherspoon, Sandra Bullock and Cuba Gooding Jr. King recently starred in the series “Southland” and has a recurring role on “The Big Bang Theory.” Fans may follow her on Twitter (at)reginaking. Q. What is your favorite vacation destination? A. That’s tough. I’ve been blessed to travel to a lot of places. But I would say I’ve traveled to locations in Mexico most frequently. I love Cabo San Lucas, because it’s close. I love Cancun because the water is warm in the spring and is so many different beautiful shades of blue. I love Playa Del Carmen because it’s a bit more private. And the food … delicious. In a perfect world, I would live in the Mexican Caribbean, speak Spanglish and survive on guacamole, camarones …

SYTYCD contestants celebrate with us

Shortly after Season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance’s finale, all-stars and real life couple Allison Holker and tWitch Boss, along with Allison’s daughter, Weslie, vacationed with us to celebrate tWitch’s 30th birthday. The three spent time playing on the beach, building sand castles, wading into the ocean, and swimming with dolphins in Isla Mujeres. Allison and Weslie also enjoyed a day of pampering with a mani/pedi at The Village Spa. And our Executive Chef of Davino´s, Konstantinos Katsoulis presented tWitch with a specially prepared birthday cake which everyone enjoyed. Happy 30th Birthday, tWitch! [slideshow post_id=”88″]

The Bachelorettes vacation with us

The beautiful personalities of “The Bachelor” vacationed with us for a “girls weekend” to heavenly Villa del Palmar Cancun. Ashley Hebert, Marissa May, Ashley Spivey, Jackie Gordon, Alli Travis, Lisa Morrisey and Britt Billmaier, who participated in season 15 of the series caused a sensation when walking along the white beaches of Cancun.  Besides frolicking on the beach, the Bachelorettes took massages and enjoyed the spa facilities at the edge of the pool, and partied up their evenings. The ladies celebrated Jacuzzi-side and undertook a catamaran ride to nearby Isla Mujeres and took advantage of their stay to go swimming with dolphins. “Visitan Cancún las Bechelorettes” ZonaSelecta. Web. September 3rd, 2012. 5 / 5 ( 1 vote )

Chelsie Hightower celebrates her birthday at Villa del Palmar

The professional dancer Chelsie Hightower celebrated her 23rd birthday in Cancun, sporting a fit body and looking as fabulous as she does on the dance floor. Nonetheless Hightower said that there is something different about her: She’s wiser! “It’s strange how I woke up today feeling a year older and wiser too… It will be a good year,” she wrote on her Twitter account. She and her friends celebrated the big day at Villa del Palmar Cancun, where they visited the spa, enjoyed massages, paddle boarded, kayaked and played with the hotel’s water cannons by the pool; and swam with dolphins. “We swam with dolphins in Cancun today, which made me conclude that I want a pet dolphin, is that possible?” The star wondered. Chelsie Hightower is best known for being a regular dance partner, instructor and choreographer on the show that broadcasts on ABC: “Dancing with the Stars”. [slideshow post_id=30] “Celebra Chelsie Hightower su cumpleaños en Cancún”. ZonaSelecta. Web. September 3rd, 2012.