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Cancun Ranked 35 out of 100 Most-Visited Cities in the World

Cancun Ranked 35 out of 100 Most-Visited Cities in the World

According to the report “Top 100 City Destinations 2018” by Euromonitor, Cancun ranked 35th out of the 100 most-visited cities in the world. Euromonitor International’s city arrivals research covers over 600 cities. This report highlighted the top 100 cities based on 2017 international arrivals Cancun ranked highest compared to other cities in Mexico, Central America and South America. According to this report, Cancun is the most-visited Latin American city. Asia The Asia region had the highest number of cities listed in this report, with 41 out of the top 100 cities most visited by international travelers in the world in 2017. Hong Kong tops the list as the number one most-visited city in 2017, and Bangkok is second. Within the top 10 are Singapore, Macao, Kuala Lumpur and Shenzhen. Europe Europe was the region with the second highest number of most-visited cities in the report, with 32 out of 100 most-visited cities in the world in this report located in Europe. London was the third most-visited city in the world in 2017, and Paris was …

The Cheapest Times to Fly

The Cheapest Times to Fly

Get to Cancun without Breaking the Bank Getting the best deals on flights seems to be an art form! We all have the friends who fly everywhere because they seem to have some private connection or secret knowledge on exactly when to buy their airline tickets. At times this can be sheer luck and persistence, but if you don’t have the time or energy to monitor airfares 24/7, there are some industry guidelines that can help you. It’s all a matter of knowing when to look and what days are best to fly! When to Start Looking This may irk the freedom lovers out there, but getting a great price on a flight comes with some planning. You don’t want to be too early though. Buying your ticket four months or more in advance will guarantee your pick of flights and seats, but it will also guarantee a $20 – $50 premium and higher rates. In this case, the early bird is not really getting anything but options. The sweet spot for travel is up …

Beach Finally Free of Algae

Beach Finally Free of Algae

In the last three days, the main beaches of Playa Del Carmen have begun to clear of the sargassum algae in their sandy areas. Natural factors such as the arrival of the northern winds have favored these conditions. Beaches such as 88, with the distinctive Blue Flag, Mamitas and those in the central zone, are those that are free of algae, reported Civil Protection lifeguards. Last month there was so much algae on Beach 88 near the Paradisus hotel that hotel staff blocked the entrance to the beach. However, yesterday, this stretch of Beach 88 was completely clear. Improving Conditions Meteorologist Luis Antonio Morales Ocaña said weather conditions look favorable to continue clearing the sargassum, at least for now. “There are already signs of weather changes since the end of last month, but now the northern winds that are felt and recorded are those that could be taking sargassum from this area of ​​the coast. But beware, this sargassum could be reaching another part of the coast, but at least for now not here. … …

Cancun Prohibition Of Plastics

State and local governments in all regions of Mexico are beginning to take action for environmental preservation due to growing concern about how single use disposable plastics can affect the environment and marine life. Single-use plastics are so prevalent, especially in tourist cities and in public places like beaches and parks, that it can be difficult to know how to address the widespread use, collection and disposal of these items. Straws, plastic cups, cutlery, bags, bottles, styrofoam, and a wide variety of non-biodegradable products are the current focus of attention due to the ease with which they reach our hands and with which they are wasted. New Proposed Plastics Ban During the recent legislative session, State Executive Carlos Joaquín of the Secretariat of Ecology and Environment proposed new legislation for the prevention and integral management of solid waste in the State of Quintana Roo. The proposed legislation includes strengthening recycling, prohibition of plastic bags, straws and styrofoam, as well as comprehensive management focused on a circular economy. During the legislative session, the Secretary of Ecology …

October Wellness for 2018

October Wellness for 2018

October Wellness 2018 returns to Villa Del Palmar Cancun this month, featuring wellness activities, events, special guests, and culinary experiences. This is the fourth year that Villa Del Palmar Cancun has presented the October Wellness event, so we have been able to craft this event precisely to the needs and desires of our guests. This year is going to be the best year yet. Finalizing the Program The team at Village Spa is currently finalizing the extensive schedule for October Wellness 2018 which will be crafted in detail to surprise our guests. The program will be full of culinary experiences, physical activities, guided meditations, and opportunities to interact with our special guests, all with the intention of making our celebrated wellness month a chance for developing new habits, having fun and getting fit in the sun. October Wellness Race Walk, jog or run our picturesque circuit in the October Wellness Race 2018. The race will be a challenging yet fun and uplifting experience at the end of the event. Shape Up Your Nutrition Routine October …

Top things why Sargassum Seaweed is a Blessing for Cancun

Top things why Sargassum Seaweed is a Blessing for Cancun

After booking a Caribbean blue vacation, reports began to circulate about a mass of seaweed crowding the shore and polluting the water. People complained about the clarity being diminished and the white sand being littered from north to south. All of these reviews may leave questions about vacation timing and if it will be enjoyable. Unfortunately, most reviews are written from a purely hedonistic point of view and not from facts and the health of the ocean. Before any hesitancy develops about your upcoming stay at Villa del Palmar Cancún, let us clarify this situation. What is sargassum? Is a type of seaweed originating in the Sargasso Sea, hence the name. It has numerous species, but S. natans and S. fluitans are what have been making headlines as these two types are free floating and have vegetative or asexual reproduction, meaning there can be a lot of it in the right conditions. Those thriving parameters aligned back in 2011 when the first huge bloom of Sargassum spread out in masses throughout the Atlantic and Caribbean …

Villa del Palmar Cancun receives 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Villa del Palmar Cancun receives 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Villa del Palmar Cancun Beach Resort & Spa has earned the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence again for 2018. Every year in May, TripAdvisor awards Certificates of Excellence to hospitality accommodation businesses that consistently maintain at least a 4 out of 5 bubbles overall rating on the website. Villa Del Palmar Cancun has received this honor every year since 2016! The resort’s overall rating on the site is determined by the bubble ratings left by individual guests in their reviews on the site. Villa del Palmar Cancun Beach Resort & Spa currently has an overall bubble rating of 4.5, with a total of 4,513 reviews. The majority of guests who wrote reviews about the resort on TripAdvisor gave high marks, with 84% of reviewers leaving 4 or 5 bubbles. The resort currently ranks number four on the site, out of all hotels in Playa Mujeres. The team at Villa Del Palmar Cancun is proud to receive the Certificate of Excellence for the third year in a row. It is an important metric that acknowledges the team’s …

Spoil Dad with Special Treats in June

This June, you can honor Dad with a range of special treats at Villa del Palmar Cancun all month long in celebration of Father’s Day. You won’t want to wait any longer to book your reservation so that you can make this the most special Father’s Day ever! Get ready to make Dad feel like the king that he is with an unforgettable vacation in Mexico’s Caribbean paradise.   Dads are the focus in June! June is the perfect time of year to visit Villa del Palmar Cancun when the sunny weather will beckon you to enjoy time in the great outdoors, especially at the beach! With a range of fun activities perfect for family bonding time, you can have a blast together each and every day. You can even enjoy live music and other family entertainment at the resort in the evenings. Making memories together Villa del Palmar Cancun strives to help you create special vacation memories that you will treasure forever, and each department at the resort has unique ways to make that …

Celebrate Mother's Day at Villa del Palmar Cancun

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Villa del Palmar Cancun

There is no better time than Mother’s Day to honor the women you hold dear to you, whether you are spoiling your own mother, an important mother figure in your life, or the mother of your children. That is why you should start planning your stay at Villa del Palmar Cancun now to celebrate Mother’s Day, whether you want to visit the Caribbean paradise this year or next. Special experiences become unforgettable gifts While presenting a material gift for Mother’s Day might be more typical or expected, opting to jet off to Cancun with the family will allow you to create incredible memories with one another. Studies have shown that experiences, rather than material objects, make more impactful gifts, and you can definitely achieve that by booking a trip together. May is a wonderful time of the year to visit the sought-after destination thanks to warm, welcoming temperatures prior to the increased heat that arrives in the summer. The special moms lucky enough to vacation with you at Villa del Palmar Cancun can look forward …

Savvy Savings and More with our Savvy Traveler Program

Savvy Savings and More with our Savvy Traveler Program

Villa del Palmar Cancun Luxury Beach Resort & Spa is one of the most remarkable places to spend your vacation in Mexico, and when you sign up to join the Savvy Traveler Rewards program by Tafer Hotels & Resorts, you can gain even more from your getaway in this phenomenal Caribbean paradise. If you consider yourself a savvy traveler, you will definitely want to take advantage of this amazing program which gives you access to the best deals on luxury vacations in sunny Mexico! Be clever and register for benefits! When you register now to join the Savvy Traveler program, you will enjoy desirable benefits such as early access to savings on amazing vacations in Cancun and other sought-after destinations in Mexico. Offered by Villa del Palmar Cancun as part of the renowned Tafer Hotels & Resorts collection, Savvy Traveler Rewards has been created as an exclusive loyalty program. Become one of our most treasured guests and enjoy irresistible advantages such as special deals with unbelievably low prices, early announcements about promotions, the ability to …