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Best of the Best–January 2017

January 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Time for you to find that special shirt, dust off your sandals, and/or select a T-Shirt with a clever saying to join in the Best of the Best–January 2017 event.  This event replaces Best Shirt, and now local restaurants are awarding winners’ a free drink in three categories. [...]

Vecinos Update

January 2, 2017 // 2 Comments

To the Akumal Norte Community: During the next few weeks Vecinos is initiating a program to remove, repair, install new topes. These topes are to meet government standards of construction.  This action was brought on because some topes have caused injuries to motorcycle riders and damage to cars. [...]

Expedition Akumal Coral Garden is GROWING

December 31, 2016 // 1 Comment

The team of Expedition Akumal could not be happier about the progress of their coral restoration project.  The first cuttings have grown amazingly well and now are being planted onto the reef.  You may have seen those  little suction-cup looking things on the reef for the last month – well now [...]

What’s New in Akumal and beyond

December 31, 2016 // 2 Comments

Pacsadelli has moved! At the Honda dealership head west into the ejjdo. The store is on your left at the corner of Avenida 70. Easy to find — you can’t miss it! Hours are M-F 8am-7pm, Sat 8am-3pm. I’m pretty sure this is new – what a great holiday shirt! Casa del Sol is [...]

Gilly’s Kids Party Another Success

December 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Gilly’s Tequilaville and the staff, with help from Santa, his Elf and many many generous donors, hosted another huge turnout for the children of Akumal Pueblo.  Gifts and cash donations came from many people in many countries and states – toys were piled high and smiles were plentiful. [...]

Out Our Back Door

December 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

 Spider Monkeys live in the tropical forests of Central and South America from southern Mexico to Brazil. They are critically endangered and at extremely high risk of extinction due in part to logging and deforestation which removes the tall trees the Spider Monkeys depend on and call home. [...]

Garden Club January Meeting Info

December 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Mayan Garden Club will go healthy on January 15 at Colleen White’s beautiful place. We will have a great SUNDAY at the beach in Soliman Bay from 12-4 .  As a special treat we’ll have a surprise topic  and advice from our own Horticulturist, Paul Auteri.  Healthy food will be [...]

¿Que Paso?

December 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

¿Que Paso? (What Happened?) If you are a Daily or Weekly reader, Our Apologies.  We ran into a few technical difficulties when we moved to a new server that prevented the newsletter from sending.  This issue catches up with what was missed.     [...]

Mayan Garden Club Tip of the Month, January 2017

December 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Trumpet Tree – Spanish name Guarambo     The wild trumpet tree grows abundantly in the Yucatan and reaches 20-25 meters in height. The tree is thin with a hollow trunk and has large leaves. The upper surfaces of the leaves are scaled, while the lower surfaces are covered with minute [...]
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