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Points Redemption Program

Points Redemption Program  Tafer Residence Club members can use their annual point allocation their way with our fantastic Points Redemption Program. You can not only use your points to book time at your desired resort, but you can also use your points to pay for 50% of the cost of products and services, and pay the other 50% with cash or a credit card. If you don´t quite have enough points to cover 50% of your purchase, a higher monetary payment is allowed. Various points denominations may be used based on the rules of the Points Redemption Program.    The Points Redemption program gives you greater flexibility in how you use your points to enhance your membership and your resort experience. The possibilities are endless.   You can use your points to pay for the following:  Gourmet Culinary All-Inclusive Plan – The best way to vacation is with the all-inclusive meal plan, so you don´t have to lift a finger and you can focus on relaxing. You also don´t have to worry about your meal costs or what you are ordering. Whenever you feel hungry, all you have to do is turn up to one of our on-site gourmet restaurants, order whatever you want, and our top chefs will do everything else. No cooking, no hassle, no …

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Fall Update from the Vice President of UVCI

Mexico is one of the favorite travel destinations for Americans – and also one of the few that is currently open for tourism.  As fall approaches, in addition to pumpkin-flavored everything, it is the time of year when the weather changes, the leaves fall from the trees, and jackets are put back on. For our members who are dreaming of warm sunny beaches, Mexico awaits your arrival!  Many airlines have recently announced that they will be offering expanded flight schedules to our various destinations. Southwest Airlines announced additional service routes offering more non-stop services to Puerto Vallarta, San Jose del Cabo, and Cancun. United Airlines offers several non-stop flights depending on what airport you are departing from. Volaris has added more routes and will fly over 140 routes between the United States and Mexico. Flights depart from major US cities including: Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Seattle, among others.    Our members have been sharing with us very positive feedback about their recent stays at our resorts along with amazing videos and photos. We say, thank you for sharing! During this very challenging time, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our guests, members, and staff. Protocols continue to be followed and expanded based on …

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Wellness 2020 and Thanksgiving Feasts

Hotel Mousai   Wellness 2020  Wellness 2020 is one of the TAFER experiences that takes place annually at Spa Imagine, our world-class spa for guests of Hotel Mousai and Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta, in collaboration with health and wellness experts.   We have an exciting program of wellness activities and workshops lined up starting on Monday, November 23rd through to Saturday, November 28th, all dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles.   On November 23rd, guests are invited to kick off Wellness 2020 with a kayak and snorkel tour to Los Arcos leaving the Garza Blanca beach at 8:00 am.   Throughout the rest of the week, we will offer the following activities and workshops:  Yoga – Yoga is a practice where we can harmonize the body, mind and spirit. We will be offering several different yoga classes, such as: Kundalini, Vinyasa, Hatha, Therapeutic, and Sup Yoga Bliss.    Tibetan Singing Bowl Concert – Experience healing through a bath of sounds and vibrations that help to significantly reduce stress, harmonize the chakras, and remove negative energy.     Cacao Ceremony – Working with cacao allows you to cultivate consciousness on an emotional and spiritual level, releasing what no longer serves you, and processing the energy that may be stuck leading to a deep transformation or guiding you in the direction you need to take. Using this medicinal plant helps …

Hotel Mousai in Puerto Vallarta Celebrates AAA Five Diamond Award 2016

Committed to perfecting, extending and exceeding your expectations, Club Caribe is proud to share with its members the latest accolade to complement your membership: Hotel Mousai in Puerto Vallarta, which has been honored with the AAA Five Diamond Award 2016. The brand new adults only Hotel Mousai in Puerto Vallarta, which was launched at the beginning of 2015 and recently added to your membership possibilities, is now ranked among the top luxury hotels in the world, just months after its opening, making it one of the fastest hotels to be awarded with this coveted title. Chic and Trendy Experiences for Club Caribe Members Hotel Mousai, located on the grounds of Garza Blanca Preserve in Puerto Vallarta, is set to deliver chic and trendy experiences for members aged over 16 years old, boasting the latest contemporary design and innovation, as well as lavish details such as iPad controlled curtains and ambience in your suite, private jetted plunge pools on each suite terrace, a rooftop pool and a glamorous events room. Did you know that your membership …

What is the Eagle’s Wings Foundation and how does my donation help the local community?

The Eagle’s Wings Foundation is a non-profit, IRS approved organization supported by the donations given by club members at the resorts operated by Tafer Hotels & Resorts, which includes the Villa del Palmar brand. Club Caribe members have the option of making regular donations to this charitable foundation to help support local altruistic programs in Cancun and other destinations in Mexico where your membership can be used, such as Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas. The aim of the Eagle’s Wings foundation is to improve the quality of life found in those communities where Tafer Hotels & Resorts operates, facilitating established local charitable groups and individual cases through final financial aid, in-kind donations and volunteer work. Each year, the foundation’s board of directors decide which charities your donations will support. For example, your donations from 2014 were presented to three local charities at the Annual Meeting held last month at Villa del Palmar Cancun: Fundación Ciudad de la Alegria A.C (City Foundation for Happiness), Asociacion de Padres de Familia con Hijos Deficientes Mentales de Benito …

How to Get the Best Vacation with Your Club Points

Have you taken the time recently to consider how you might use your Club Caribe points to your best advantage? Did you know that your club points offer you a variety of ways to enjoy a vacation in Mexico? How about a family bonding vacation in a luxury resort of your choice or a raucous time with your closest friends? Or perhaps some soul searching alone in a tranquil beach resort or a romantic getaway with that special person? With a single membership, you can experience various types of vacation every year, each one boasting a different flavor to the last. Let’s take a quick look at 5 truly exciting vacations you can experience with just 2550 club points or less. (Haven’t got 2550 points? Don’t forget your Preferred Points or the option to borrow?)   1)  Family Vacation in a One Bedroom Suite A perfect vacation for the whole family is what awaits you in Cancun, Mexico. You need a mere 2,550 points and presto, you’ll be basking in a plush accommodation fit for …

Tikin Xic Fish at Zamá

Tikin Xic, pronounced teekeen sheek, is a Yucatec Mayan delicacy famed throughout the Yucatan peninsula and served in style at Villa del Palmar Cancun’s Zamá restaurant. Its distinguishing red-orange color results from a delicious marinade of achiote (annatto) and sour oranges and is often cooked in or served on a banana leaf. You can try this yummy dish at Zamá any night of the week next time you use your Club Caribe membership at Villa del Palmar Cancun, or indeed try cooking it for yourself when you get home following our chef’s easy to follow recipe.   Ingredients: 180g Red Snapper fillet (could also use Grouper or Mero) 125g Cooked white rice 100ml Sour orange juice 100g Red onion 50g Plumb tomatoes 35g Achiote (Annatto) 20g Red pepper 20g Green pepper 20g Cabbage 10g Banana leaf 5g Lemon 5g Vegetable oil 4 Garlic cloves Salt White Pepper   Directions: Cut the red pepper, green pepper and tomato into slices and put to one side with one generous slice of red onion. Cut and liquify the …

Puerto Vallarta Golf: One More Reason to Love Pacific Mexico

Club Caribe golf lovers have most probably already enjoyed the incredible golfing options in Cancun, especially Playa Mujeres Golf Course just five minutes from Villa del Palmar Cancun where you can enjoy discounts. However, you might not know that your membership can lead you to the wonders of golf in yet another of Mexico’s most beautiful destinations: Puerto Vallarta. Amongst the most beloved cities in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta stands out for various reasons. Its friendly atmosphere, quaint Mexican style and sweeping vistas of lush mountain and sea landscapes create the perfect setting for an amazing getaway. While there is no shortage of reasons to be completely enamored by the city, the recent rise of world class golf courses in the area has given visitors, and Club Caribe Members, one more reason to love Puerto Vallarta. As a Club Caribe member, you have the option of using your Club Points to stay in Villa Del Palmar’s sister resorts located in Puerto Vallarta. Both Hotel Mousai and Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa, offer members stunning accommodations …

Summer in Cancun: A Diver’s Playground

There is something unique and special about diving in Cancun during the summer that makes it a priority for many divers all over the world. Bursting with majestic dive sites, special appearances by elusive whale sharks and impressive coral reefs, Cancun provides the perfect opportunity for Club Caribe members who like to dive to experience something extraordinary. Make this summer one you’ll never forget with a diving adventure to top all others.   Magical Dive Sites In Cancun and its surrounding areas, there are many magical dive sites that will transform any dive into an extraordinary affair. Take a trip to visit one of the many shipwrecks that pepper the sea floor, head off for a fresh water dive in a nearby cenote, or experience something different at MUSA, the underwater sculpture museum created by artist, Jason de Caires Taylor. As a Club Caribe member, you’ll have the advantage of being able to ask the experts at Villa Del Palmar Cancun’s tour agency to set up an experience tailored just as you would like.   …

You’ll be the Picture of Health at Club Caribe

You might think that maintaining healthy habits while vacationing in Cancun will be difficult due to the huge temptation to eat, drink and socialize to your heart’s content.  However, as a Club Caribe member, you have exclusive access to the very best dining, activities and wellness facilities available at Villa Del Palmar Cancun to ensure that your overall health and wellbeing aren’t compromised by overindulgence and delicious temptations. Follow these simple steps to ensure you stay healthy while on vacation. 1. Drink plenty of Water! After long days in the Caribbean sunshine and hours spent sipping margaritas, it will be more important than ever to get your daily allotment of fresh water. Don’t let dehydration mar what is meant to be a fantastic Mexican vacation. At Villa Del Palmar Cancun, it is safe to drink the water, which is filtered and purified on site, right out of the tap or you can take advantage of the bottled water that is available upon request. Either way, you’ll be glad you made water intake a top priority …