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Photo Contest Winners/ Soft Opening/ Reader´s Choice Award/ First Aid Training

TAFER Residence Club Photo Contest Winners  Congratulations to our Facebook Photo Contest Winners!   We would like to thank everyone that participated in our Facebook Photo Contest from October 7-November 15, 2020. We received 93 photo entries and 2,174 member votes for the top photos. We enjoyed seeing all of your vacation experience photos. Additionally, we appreciated seeing all of your comments, voting, and sharing of your favorite photos in Facebook groups and/or on your own timeline.   Please join us in congratulating the below winners of this contest! Each member named below won a free week stay for travel by December 15, 2021.   Here are their photos:   Cristian Burgara Felix – 1,161 votes   Jose Garcia Mendez – 503 votes   Bernardino Flores Valles -240 votes   leonel.benas@yahoo.com – 99 votes   marlindelgadillo@hotmail.com – 80 votes   Stay tuned for our next Social Media Contest that will be announced early 2021! In the meantime, if you have photos that you would like to share with us, please post them on our Facebook page’s timeline.   *Disclaimer: All winners have received a free week valid for a Studio or 1 Bedroom Unit for travel …

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Presales are now open for Lemuria Residences

Whether you are looking to find your dream home or you next investment, we are excited to share with you that we have recently opened presales for Lemuria Residences, a new luxury condominium development within Garza Blanca’s South Master Development in Puerto Vallarta.  Lemuria Residences are perfectly positioned in close proximity to the lush green jungle, the striking blue ocean, and only 15 minutes away from the city center. It will be a place to come home to where you will find serenity in nature and a unique community built around a lifestyle of wellness. The whole development consists of 1700 acres of property, and more than 92% of it will remain undeveloped, keeping the land available for residents to explore.  The condos that make up Lemuria Residences promise highly designed, sleek spaces that complement the beautiful surroundings and blend natural elements with contemporary aesthetics. Featuring a contemporary, minimalist design where light, organic colors bring warmth to all spaces. The condos are equipped with state-of-the-art appliances and custom designed furnishings. When it comes to presale condos, Lemuria Residences is poised to be one of the best options in Mexico to invest in.   Lemuria …

The Seasons Explained

Understanding your membership and planning ahead are the best ways to make the most of it. This article explains the different seasons to help you optimize your Tafer Residence Club points.   The Seasons  Your membership is organized into three distinct seasons: Holidays, Winter and Summer. In each season, the number of points needed to reserve accommodation varies. For example, during the Winter Season you will use more points than in the Summer Season to stay in a particular suite, and reservations made during the holiday season require the most points. To make a reservation during the Holiday Season using your Club Points, there are additional requirements that are outlined below.  When are the Holiday Season weeks?  The Holiday Season weeks refer to 6 weeks of the year:   American President Week (week containing the third Monday in February)  Two Weeks in Easter (which might be in March or April, depending on when Easter falls each year)  Thanksgiving Week (in November)  Christmas Week (the week that includes December 24/25)  New Year’s Week (the week that includes December 31)  Holiday Week Requirements  Holiday Weeks are the weeks of the year that are in high demand, so there are a number …

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Garza Blanca Los Cabos – The Newest Addition to Your Membership

Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Los Cabos is fully open and ready for you! Come and experience an extraordinary vacation at our newest contemporary beachfront oasis.     The resort has a favorable location in the upscale corridor between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, and is only a 30-minute drive from Los Cabos International airport. Garza Blanca Los Cabos offers the highest quality accommodations, cuisine, amenities, and recreation, all enhanced by world-class personal service. Featuring suites ranging from contemporary Junior Suites all the way up to the 4 Bedroom Penthouse, one of the most idyllic luxury spas in Los Cabos, 3 gourmet restaurants, a food truck, a swim up bar, Rooftop bar, 8 outdoor swimming pools, kids club and more.   Accommodation:  Enjoy luxurious accommodations in Los Cabos. All of our suites feature contemporary, minimalist design, lavish ensuite bathrooms, and spacious terraces with hammocks. Every suite, apart from the Junior Suite, offers gourmet cooking and dining facilities with upscale appliances. The One Bedroom suite is perfect for families with a deluxe sofa bed in the living room. The Three- and Four-bedroom Lofts are perfect for larger families or groups traveling together. You will feel at home …

Wellness Week Recap and December Spa Promotions

Hotel Mousai & Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta  Wellness Week Recap  Guests of Hotel Mousai & Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta participated in Spa Imagine´s annual Wellness Event from November 23rd to November 28th.   Marisol Arreola, our lovely Spa Manager, developed a program with an integrated approach to body, mind and spirit. Throughout the week, guests participated in yoga classes, nutrition workshops, meditation sessions, sound therapy, and a special Janzu water class. The comprehensive program provided guests with the opportunity to enjoy a rejuvenating wellness experience.  Here is a recap of Wellness 2020:  Yoga  Yoga is a practice to harmonize the mind, body, and spirit. Every morning at 9:00 am, guests had the opportunity to participate in a variety of yoga classes including Kundalini, Vinyasa, Hatha, Yin-Yang, and Therapeutic Yoga classes. The location of the classes rotated daily between the beach and the Orange Deck. At 10:00 am guests were invited to find their balance on the water with special SUP (Stand Up Paddle) Yoga Bliss classes at the pool.   Nutrition Workshops  Nutrition expert Jeanette Preciado …

Spending the Holidays at Our Resorts

If you are looking forward to spending the holidays at our resorts, we are offering some special holiday magic at each of Tafer´s Hotels & Resorts. See our comprehensive list of events and activities per resort below:  Garza Blanca Puerto Vallarta  Holiday Highlights include:  Christmas Dinner – Enjoy a burst of holiday magic with a special Christmas dinner on December 24 & 25th.  Each restaurant will be offering a special 4-course menu and live music from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.     The cost for Room Only guests is $ 800 MXN per person (pp) including taxes and service (15%)    The cost per child (6 to 12 years old) is $ $400 MXN including taxes and service (15%)  New Year´s Eve Party – Celebrate the last day of the year with a 4-course dinner, live music and a live show from 8:00 pm to 12:30 am.    The cost for Room Only guests is $ 195 USD /pp including taxes and service (15%).  The cost per child (5 to 11 years old) is $ 90 USD including taxes and service (15%)  New Year´s Brunch – Start the new year off right with a special brunch at Blanca Blue Restaurant from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Enjoy …

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Mercado 28 Cancun

For many people, the real joy of the holiday season is gift giving. If you are planning to spend Christmas in Cancun and you are looking for some presents to buy, why not try something different this year? Skip the big shopping malls and head to Mercado 28, a vibrant flea market in the heart of the city, where you can find a great variety of gifts to buy.  Sometimes gift giving can be difficult when you don´t know what to buy or for someone who seemingly has everything. At Mercado 28, you will find unique gift options that would be almost impossible-to-find outside of Mexico.   Mercado 28 has been around for many years. It has a colorful design and is located in a market square where you will find more than 100 stalls selling a diverse variety of Mexican articles, products, and handicrafts. If you are looking for an authentic Mexican Christmas shopping experience, you will find it there with a wide assortment of everything in different styles, sizes, shapes, and prices. There you will find an enormous variety from handmade clothing and textiles and hand-painted Mexican toys to jewelry and silver, to ceramics and tequila.  Once you find something you like, try to negotiate a …

Interview with the General Manager of Villa del Palmar Cancun/ Members Cocktail /AAA Team Trainings

Villa del Palmar Cancun  Interview with Juan Carlos Gonzalez  Read an exclusive interview with Juan Carlos Gonzalez – General Manager of Villa del Palmar Cancun Luxury Beach Resort & Spa. Juan Carlos shares with us an update about Villa del Palmar Cancun and his vision for the future of the resort.  1. Firstly, tell me a little bit about you?   I was born and raised in Guadalajara. I finished university there and I moved to Puerto Vallarta when I was 22. For the first year, I worked at a shoe store helping my parents. Then I got a job doing office administration work for Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta, Villa del Palmar Flamingos, and Villa La Estancia. I worked in the purchasing department for five years before being promoted to the Regional Purchasing Manager. Then I was invited to work as the Purchasing Manager for Villa del Palmar Cancun. I then got involved with operations and I worked for two years as the Rooms Division Manager and for one year as the Food and Beverage Manager before being promoted to …

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Tierraluna, A New Concept

Mauricio Montes de Oca, the Director of the Real Estate Division of TAFER Hotels & Resorts is excited to share with members that Tierraluna, a magical village located in the south of Puerto Vallarta, right in the heart of the Garza Blanca South Master Development, will soon be completed. It will be a place surrounded by mountains and sheltered by green tropical jungle, where everyone can gather together for social activities, yoga, food, and art.   TAFER Hotels & Resorts is a luxury brand with an award-winning family of resorts that are characterized by their contemporary style, level of comfort, and quality of service. We are excited to introduce Tierraluna as the newest addition to our family, which will form a very important part of our Garza Blanca South Master Development.   Tierraluna is an innovative concept that will provide beautiful outdoor spaces allowing people to connect in a natural environment. It is the place where adventure lovers can explore wild landscapes.  Two rivers flow down to Tierraluna, passing through two large natural pools, where you can enjoy the freshness of the mountain and sunbathe on terraces made of natural materials. The rivers will continue on their way forming beautiful waterfalls where they will meet and continue towards the sea. In the middle of this paradise, there will be zen-like …

New Suite Service Menu/Renewing Facials/ Magic Show/Grill Nights

Garza Blanca Los Cabos  New Suite Service Menu  We understand that when you order from our Suite Service Menu, you not only expect a wide variety of flavorful dishes delivered in good time, but also to be treated like a VIP with personalized service.   We are delighted to share with our members that we are now offering a new Suite Service Menu, which we have created based on the comments we have received from our guests over the past 2 years.  The new menu includes a wide range of dishes to suit all appetites from the biggest to the smallest.   We have divided the menu into 3 different sections, which you can order between the following hours:  Breakfast:  6:00 am to 12:00 pm  Lunch & Diner: 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm  Late Night Menu: 11:00 pm to 6:00 am  You will find a wide selection of Main Dishes with some specialties from our signature restaurant, Blanca Blue. The menu will be available through our SONIFI system, and members can now easily order from the TV, without having to call Premium Service.  Enjoy morning delights in the privacy of your suite or on your terrace, and wake up …