News

What’s New Around Akumal, June 2018

June 1, 2018 0
  The tortuga is back at the top of the hill going into Akumal Pueblo.  It needed a little crack repair and general refurbishing.  Segundo Indio, Juan Indio’s son, took on the task.      
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Events

Sacred Maya Journey–The Travesia Sagrada Maya–Historical Reenactment

June 1, 2018 0
A thousand years  of history is reenacted annually in the Riviera Maya, and it is called the Travesía Sagrada Maya – the Sacred Mayan Journey.  This reenactment commemorates a ritual in which the Maya traveled across the Caribbean Sea in canoes from Pole (Xcaret) to Kuzamil (Cozumel) to worship goddess Ixchel and ask for [……]
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Events

To You, Dad

May 31, 2018 0
              Happy Father’s Day! Sunday, 17 June
Events

Best of the Best, May 2018

May 31, 2018 0
We welcomed almost 20 people to Best of the Best, May 2018–a few regular snowbirds have flown the coop; however, among those joining in were two returning owners whom Akumal has not seen in recent years—Jeff Jones and Maria Acosta.  It is such a pleasure to greet our old and new [……]
Akumal Foodie

Foodies at Jungle Fish Beach Club

May 31, 2018 1
Last month the Foodie B-Team drove down to the Tao Beach Club in Jade Bay to check out the new restaurant, Jungle Fish.  Tony, Carlos, Ernesto,  and the crew from La Palapa in Chemuyil are proprietors and staff of the recently redecorated beach venue.  The Club has pool, showers, beach area, and [……]
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Facelift for Akumal Entrance Road

May 31, 2018 3
  Akumal Norte can thank our friendly, neighborhood insurance agent for taking steps to help our poor, pot-holey excuse for an entrance road.  Luis Lobo donated 3 m. of sascab, the traditional Maya limestone/gravel mixture used for road making and repairing  on the Peninsula.   Rhett Schober of Akumal Villas, a local rental [……]
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Vecinos Update Letter, June 2018

May 31, 2018 0
  Good Morning Members: This was a very busy week. We had a breakfast meeting on May 1st at Casa Gatos with several officials from the Municipality of Tulum and our Akumal delegado.  We discussed several Vecinos projects happening in Akumal Norte, from the completing of the solar street lights [……]
People

Akumal’s Scott Brown

May 31, 2018 8
Scott Brown first came to Akumal as a baby.  But in 1986 when he was 7 years old he returned to live in Akumal full time.  His grandparents, Jackie & Dick, co-owned one of the dive shops.  Along with mom and siblings Scott’s life became a very interesting.  School consisted of [……]
Nature and Critters

Mayan Garden Club Tip of the Month: June 2018

May 31, 2018 0
    Elephant Ears & Taro — Easy to Grow   Elephant Ears are 5’- 6’ tall plants with 3’ shield-like leaves. They are used often in tropical gardens and as background for flowers and other bright foliage plants and are easy to grow if planted in the right area. They [……]
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Arts Festival in Akumal: November 2018

May 31, 2018 0
— FYI:  The following is taken from Facebook: Arts Festival Akumal  New festival coming to Akumal on the 10th -11th November 2018 we will be painting huge murals and running workshops in the pueblo of Akumal. With fundraising events on the lead up to the event also. This is a [……]