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Blog posts to help you master the art of having a great time on vacation to Mexico. Tips on fitness, tours, resort activities, and lots of fun!

Looking After Your Skin This Summer

Looking After Your Skin This Summer

Although some of the highlights of summer are bronzed skin, bathing suits, beach hair and enjoying the sunny weather, responsible sun exposure is essential to a healthy experience.  Sun exposure can lead to dreaded skin aging and even worse, the dangers of skin cancer, so be safe as you spend time outside in the sun by following some simple procedures which will ensure your skin is in great shape for the upcoming season.   Sun Smarts An astonishing 90% of wrinkles are caused by the sun, not to mention signs of aging including uneven pigmentation, freckles and sunspots (age spots).  We all know sunbathing and tanning are damaging to the skin, yet two-thirds of all sun damage happens while completing routine tasks such as walking the dog or driving.  As a result, sunscreen needs to be applied daily, no matter where you’re headed.  Seek out body lotions and moisturizers with SPF and always go for a higher SPF on your face.  Check out more ways to protect your skin: 20 minutes prior to sun exposure, …

Family Affair: Cancun Activities for the Whole Family

Family Affair: Cancun Activities for the Whole Family

One of the best things about taking a family vacation to Cancun is the amount of quality time you get to spend together creating special memories you can look back on fondly for years to come.  At Villa del Palmar Cancun, you will have access to an amazing selection of free activities that the whole family will love, so start planning your trip to Cancun now for the ultimate in family fun.   Balloon Shapes While balloon shapes will always hold a very special place in the hearts of children, every member of the family will have a blast learning about this amusing hobby.  This fun activity happens around the pool area, where you can take it all in from your lounge chair if you’d like!  You can take this opportunity to learn how to make a variety of shapes including animals, flowers and so much more.  Unleash your inner child in Cancun and make yourself a balloon hat! Caribbean Sandcastles While this is an activity for children led by the Kids Club leaders or …

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How to Get the Best Travel Deals on Black Friday?

Businesses in every industry offer their best deals of the year on the day after Thanksgiving, known as Black Friday. This can be the best time of the year to plan your vacation. No matter where you like to travel, everyone knows that the best family vacations start with discounts!  Here are some tips for buying vacation packages during Black Friday sales. Know Your Destination  In order to find the best deals on Black Friday, it’s helpful to first narrow your online search to your favorite destination and even your favorite resort. For example if you know you want to travel to Mexico, you could start by researching the best all inclusive resorts in Mexico and see if you find a particular city or resort that you like. Know Your Resort Style Narrow your search even more by knowing what kind of resort you prefer. Whether you’re looking for an oceanfront resort, a spa resort, a resort with penthouse suites, a family friendly resort, an adults only resort, etc. Thinking about what features best fit …

Make a Splash on Vacation with Pools Aplenty

Make a Splash on Vacation with Pools Aplenty

Spending your well-deserved getaway at Villa del Palmar Cancun Luxury Beach Resort & Spa will make you feel spoiled at every turn, and this even extends to the time you spend at the pool! There are five different swimming pools to choose from where you will find comfortable lounge chairs and plentiful shade if you need it. These poolside areas are the perfect spots to order an ice-cold beer or a refreshing cocktail while enjoying the sunny weather. You can even order some snacks or lunch when hunger strikes, thanks to the friendly pool concierges who are ready to take care of your every need. Take a look at the various pools you can look forward to spending time in during your vacation at Villa del Palmar Cancun: Main Pool As the largest pool at the resort, the main pool is a terrific place to lounge around, soak up the sun, take a refreshing dip in the water or even make some new friends. All of the pool activities available at the resort such as …

Airport Security - Getting Through Easily

Airport Security – Getting Through Easily

Regardless of where you are heading on your next flight, you know that first you will have to get through airport security. From waiting in lengthy lines to requests from security guards to remove certain things you may be wearing, going through airport security can feel like a complete hassle even for the most experienced travelers. What are some tried and true tips to help make getting through airport security an easier, more pleasant experience? Check out these simple ideas and prepare to enjoy a smoother experience when going through airport security during your next trip.       Always Remain Alert The security screening areas at airports are, more often than not, a hectic and busy place to be. That makes it a crucial spot to pay attention to what is going on around you. Make sure you watch your belongings closely as they are screened; keeping a watchful eye could keep your things from being taken by someone else (whether by accident or on purpose). After you have all of your items back in your …

Fashion Tips for Well-Dressed Beach Vacations

Fashion Tips for Well-Dressed Beach Vacations

If you are in the process of packing for your next vacation at Villa del Palmar Cancun, fashion is important and you are probably trying to figure out which clothing items and accessories are worthy of taking with you. Yes, Cancun definitely has a relaxed atmosphere overall since it is a resort destination, but you will feel confident when you look put together during your entire getaway. Whether you are lounging on the beach, dining on a scrumptious gourmet meal, enjoying heart-racing thrills with outdoor adventures like zipline tours, or taking a closer look at the goods for sale at the various shopping venues, your days in Cancun are sure to be unforgettable. With so many activities to experience, you should take along items that will help you look amazing while remaining comfortable, regardless of your day’s itinerary. Consider taking along the following items for a fashionable stay in this Caribbean paradise: Footwear Choices If your feet are hurting, you will not be able to enjoy your vacation, period. So packing a few footwear options …