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13 Years of Coral Conservation in Cancun

Founded to protect the coral reefs in the Cancun area, the Isla Mujeres-Cancun-Punta Nizuc Marine Park is celebrating its thirteenth anniversary. For most visitors, this chain of shallow water reefs in the bay between Isla Mujeres and Cancun…

Archaeologists Make Discovery at Chichen Itza

Archaeologists from the Mexican Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) excavating in the Great Plaza at Chichen Itza recently made a fascinating discovery. They found a building between El Castillo Pyramid and the Temple of the Warriors…

Cancun Beach Project Update

Here is the latest information on the upcoming beach project soon to take place in Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Cozumel. In Cancun, the project will restore 12.27 kilometers of shoreline between Punta Cancun and Punta Nizuc and is due to begin…

Keeping Track of the Turtles

Records are indeed made to be broken and last night The Royal Sands welcomed a green turtle that laid 207 eggs! This incredible mom brought the tally of nests to 37 and protected eggs to 4,446. The Royal Caribbean has now registered one loggerhead…

Summer Coolers

Leaping Lizard You asked for the recipe and we are happy to oblige, this one goes out to all those of you who love the Leaping Lizard cocktail prepared with such skill by the Royal Resorts bartenders. Why not serve it to your friends and give…

A Turtle Record?

Last night at The Royal Sands not only did the security team record six turtles, one of them laid 172 eggs! Is this a record for a green turtle, we will certainly be investigating to find out. This weekend's arrivals brings the tally for the…

Summer Coolers

The Bushwacker By popular demand, here is another recipe for one of the favorite cocktails at Royal Resorts. Our pool bartenders are delighted to share their recipe for the Bushwacker with you. 3/4 oz White rum 3/4 oz Coffee liqueur 1/4 oz…

Taste of the Yucatan

If you enjoying discovering the many facets of Mexican cuisine, one of the most varied in the world, why not sample some traditional Yucatecan cooking during your next vacation? You’ll find that recipes prepared in the Yucatan Peninsula are…

More News about the Cancun Beach Project

At a press conference on July 13, Mexican Minister of Tourism Rodolfo Elizondo Torres and Quintana Roo State Governor Felix Gonzalez Canto announced that plans to restore the beaches in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Cozumel would go ahead this year.…

Second Whale Shark Festival

Isla Mujeres is getting ready to host the Whale Shark Festival. The annual event begins tonight and will feature conferences about the world's largest fish or pez domino as it is known locally, and the research being done in the Mexican Caribbean,…