All posts tagged: Villa del Palmar Cancun

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 …