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Going Green with Solar in the Riviera Maya

August 23, 2016 // 2 Comments

Solar prices have come down drastically in the last decade. A system that would have once have cost you $15,000 or $20,000 might only cost $5,000 now. This solar price drop is even more apparent in our Riviera Maya. Ten years ago it was hard to find an installer for solar, and import costs were [...]

Vecinos de Akumal Norte Update

August 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

      Hi, Everyone, I hope you are having a wonderful summer. Due to vacations as well as the heat and humidity, we are taking a hiatus from our normal schedule of Cabinet meetings. The Vecinos board is still working on ongoing projects, and we are beginning to think of the coming [...]

Make a Wish Canada visits Akumal…. a dream come true!

July 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

– Off to see the young turtles in the bay Her love… a beautiful sea turtle — she watched with respect The family with CEA administrator and lifeguards Suited up in her honorary tortuguera uniform ready for a night of turtling Success- she spotted turtles and watched this loggerhead [...]

News Flash — Best Shirt Takes a Holiday!

July 31, 2016 // 1 Comment

News Flash ……………………….. Best Shirt takes a holiday!  The  holiday period extends over the  months of August, September, and October.  This event is in its 10th year and has become an Akumal institution – definitely the place to be on the [...]

What about the sargasso . . .

July 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Alert reader Lee Johnson writes —    Could you please give us more info on what happened with all the sargassum: has it washed away? still there? still polluting the   clarity of the lagoon? Below are two photos taken 31 July 2016 on Half Moon Bay.  In the pic looking north you can see rocks [...]

Road Update from Vecinos

July 31, 2016 // 2 Comments

Dear Members, We’re almost there! By the end of next week the road will be completed except for one short 50 meter stretch. This will require 20 more skids of adocreto brick, fill materials, and four weeks of hand labor. That’s it. We are trying so hard to have it completed for the [...]

CEA Turtle Season July 2016

July 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

An interesting season for turtles this year in July.  Normally by July the Loggerheads have come ashore and laid their eggs, leaving only the Green/Blanca turtles to nest on our beaches.  This year the Loggerheads are still coming in with the Green/Blancas! Having a large presence of [...]

Best Shirt June 2016

July 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

June’s Best Shirt was another rousing success, yet characterized by some unusual weather.  The wind was fierce and sand kept getting everywhere–into the drinks, into your hair, ans sticking to exposed areas!  The Cheymuil crowd even took refuge in the south part of the Beach Bar for [...]

Akumal Ambulance Fundraiser Dinner

July 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

You are cordially invited to the Akumal Ambulance Fundraiser Dinner!   Where:  TURTLE BAY CAFE, PLAZA UKANA, AKUMAL. When: THURSDAY AUGUST 11, 2016 @ 6.30pm Why: In Mexico, the government do not provide ambulances. In the event of an emergency, the Cruz Roja Mexicana (Mexican Red Cross) is the [...]
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