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How do you like your Tequila?

When you decided to invest in vacation membership in Mexico, you probably didn’t know that Villa del Palmar Cancun has an enviable collection of tequila. With over 43 different brands of tequila, the Tequila Wall on display at Zamá Restaurant at the heart of the resort provides a great introduction to Mexico’s most beloved national liquor. Next time you dine at Zamá, take a moment to look at the tequila collection and perhaps even ask the waiter to suggest a suitable tequila pairing to match your meal. Why not request to see the bottle of tequila from Casa de Dragones, which is more than 600 US dollars a bottle? No obligation to buy! Dining at Villa del Palmar Cancun’s signature Mexican restaurant just isn’t complete without a glass of tequila, or perhaps mescal. In addition to a wide collection of tequilas, you will find a selection of high quality mescals, which is a alcoholic beverage similar to tequila that is more prominently produced in the Oaxaca region of Mexico and has a smoky flavor. Why …

Riviera Maya Film Festival 2015

The fourth edition of the Riviera Maya Film Festival is set to take place from April 23rd to the 29th this year bringing the arts to the forefront once again in the area. The cultural event in the Riviera Maya, just minutes from Cancun, will showcase some of the best national and international film talent in the world and will provide Club Caribe members with an exciting reason to visit Cancun this April, or indeed start planning for 2016 when the fifth edition of the film festival is planned. Founded in 2012, the Riviera Maya Film Festival has been bringing quality films to the people of the state of Quintana Roo and its many visitors for the past four years. Its dedication to promoting new film projects while providing a unique and memorable experience for audiences has made it an extremely popular event. This year’s festival, set in the beautiful locales of Tulum, Playa del Carmen, Cancun and Puerto Morelos, will host various screenings, galas and activities related to the filmmaking industry that will keep …

Cancun to Experience Irish Fever

Thousands of miles off the shores of Ireland’s emerald coast, Cancun’s tropical paradise will be brimming with Irish fever on St. Patrick’s Day this year. While an obvious correlation between these two seemingly different destinations is not at first apparent, Mexico and Ireland’s love for celebrating unite them in a bond that is undeniable. Club Caribe members visiting Cancun for St. Patrick’s Day will be able to tip back their glasses and toast to the Irish at one or all of Cancun’s most iconic locales. Here are some great activities for you to enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day in Cancun. Dinner at Caprichos – Irish Themed Buffet and Show Enjoy fun, Irish-themed revelry at the brand new Caprichos restaurant at Villa del Palmar Cancun. Indulge in a carefully selected menu in honor of St. Patrick’s Day and delight in the  entertainment and live music planned for you enjoyment on this special day. Bar-Hop Cancun’s Hotel Zone If you have owned your Club Caribe membership for a while, then you will know that the Hotel Zone …

The Equinox and The Mayan Calendar – A Snaky Event

Every year around March 21st, when the length of day equals the measure of night, a “snaky” event occurs at the ancient ruins of Chichen Itza, Cancun’s most famous archeological site. On the sides of El Castillo, the site’s main pyramid, the shadow of a serpent can be seen slithering down the stairs as the sun reaches its place in the spring sky, astonishing onlookers and validating the exactitude with which the Mayans viewed the cycles of Earth. Mayan calendar experts claim that this phenomena reaffirms the accuracy and precision of the Mayan calendar.   The Mayan Calendar The Mayan calendar, which dates back to before the 5th century, was created with such incredible precision that it is highly admired even today. Its three parts, the Long Count, the Tzolkin (divine calendar) and the Haab (civil calendar), work together to measure the various cycles of the Earth and the Universe according to Mayan tradition. The Long Count The Long Count is an astronomical calendar that represented a universal cycle to the Mayans. They used the …