Akumal Tourist FYI
Tourist FYI

Akumal Area Frequenty Asked Questions (FAQ)

April 30, 2014 0
Is it customary to tip maids? Yes. How much?   It is up to the guest.  However, it’s usual to leave at least $20 pesos/day for each guest; often guests leave 5% of their rental total. Of course, if you really liked the service, then show them. Is it safe to [……]
Jose Piton Dzul
News

Jose “Piton” Dzul – In Memoriam

April 30, 2014 0
On April 14, 2014, Jose “Pitón” Dzul of Chemuyil was in a tragic car accident outside of the town, sustaining severe head trauma, a punctured lung and was hospitalized in Playa Del Carmen. Sadly, he succumbed to his extensive injuries on the morning of April 18, 2014 after being transferred to [……]
Lily - Birth Month Flower May
Birthdays and Anniversaries

May Dates to Remember

April 28, 2014 0
                              Birthdays and Anniversaries 1    Mónica Estrada and Juan Antonio Huerta, Anniversary 2    Sandra Titze, Birthday 2    Steve & Heather DePaola, Anniversary 2    Diane Daniell, Birthday 4    Russ & Stephanie Motley, Anniversary 4    Kai White – [……]
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Comings and Goings

April Comings and Goings

April 28, 2014 0
Gary and Myrna Sparks arrived April 16. Their son, Turner Sparks, arrived from China and is one of the headliners for the Akumal Comedy Festival. Gail Rowland has gone back to Kettle Falls, Washington. Look for her return to Playa Blanca in October. Shirley and Dave Pogodinski went back to [……]
Another brick in the road
News

Another brick in the . . .Road!

April 26, 2014 0
Another section of road has been completed using road pavers, this time in front of several businesses going toward the Arch. Just prior to high season, three sections of road were finished in North Akumal.  According to Vecinos de Akumal Norte, there are further plans to pave sections at the [……]
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Tourist FYI

Want more/less frequent news updates?

April 25, 2014 0
How do I get newsletter updates more/less frequently?? Great Question! The AkumalNow newsletter is available in three formats. Realtime Update – If you want to be in the know, this is the way to get things hot off the press. Each morning the system looks for new articles and sends you [……]
Artist Efrain "Chino" Cetz
Events

Tequilaville Art Show Recap

April 25, 2014 0
On Sunday, April 13, Tequilaville held an art show for a native artist. Efrain Cetz (aka “Chino”) was born in Tabi, Yucatan, and is a self-taught wood carver.  His subject matter is heavily influenced by the teachings of his grandfather, a traditional Maya.  Beginning when he was a boy, Chino [……]
Hekab Be Biblioteca
Events

Hekab Be Biblioteca Celebrates 20 Years

April 24, 2014 0
Hekab Be Biblioteca 20th Anniversary Congratulations to a wonderful jewel in our community!  The Hekab Be Biblioteca is celebrating its 20th Anniversary!  This collection of brightly painted buildings on the entrance road to Akumal holds treasures for young and old, locals and tourists.  The library was started as a way [……]
Red Cross Tulum
Events

Akumal Comedy Festival Charity – (Tulum Red Cross)

April 24, 2014 0
Tulum Red Cross Each year The Akumal Comedy Festival raises money for community causes.  This year the needs of the Tulum chapter of the Red Cross are the focus.  The Red Cross of Tulum is a very small chapter established only five years ago.  It has six employees: a doctor, [……]
Home Depot Playa del Carmen
News

What’s New!

April 23, 2014 0
Home Depot Playa del Carmen? Oh my goodness, could it be…   So far it’s only a sign on a chain link fence and a huge, white skeleton structure. A worker on-site says it’s a Home Depot, although when we asked Home Depot corporate, they were noncommittal, go figure. Call [……]