This month celebrates AkumalNow‘s first anniversary. Over the last year we have published over 200 articles, grown our Facebook following from nothing to over 500, and really enjoyed being a supply line of great information to our readers. Heck, we even got a facelift this year! You, our readers, are [……]
The following photos of birds of North Akumal were captured near the Laguna Yal Ku and Tranquilidad properties. Who knew there was such a variety? Well, Darcy Rendell of Canada shot these photos during her 5 week stay. Enjoy!
April is a very special month for Akumal…. it is time for the 4th Annual Akumal Comedy Festival. This event has grown, and is not only a very popular event with quality comedians, but also a very big fund raiser for our community. Once again funds will go to help the Red Cross! Now is the time to [……]
Easter is a time when Akumal has many visitors, and the Hekab Be Biblioteca hopes they will stop by. There will be special hours during Semana Santa and special events for the children. Please stop in and enjoy this jewel of Akumal. March 30- open 2pm-6pm March 31, April 1, [……]
For those of you who missed Tamara’s Yucatan ferry update, here it is: Date: 03/28/2015 12:06 PM (GMT-06:00) Subject YUCATAN FERRY UPDATE I am happy to report that things are going ahead with both the Florida ferry to Cuba and the Yucatan/US ferry service. (Not related to [……]
April Dates to Remember . . .
Have you noticed the shiny $20 peso coins floating around? They’re slightly bigger and heavier than the $10 peso, but because the two coins look so similar they can be confused. Be alert out there! The most recent issue of the $20 is to commemorate the Battle of Zacatecas. The back [……]
Another time change in Akumal? ¡NO! According to several sources online, we’re done here. When most of the rest of México changes clocks to daylight savings time on 5 April, we do nothing. What could be easier! *click on image to enlarge (24TimeZones.com) Worldtimezone.com also reports that the state of Quintana [……]
Why is there so much darn Sargasso on area beaches? Also known as Gulfweed, this marine plant has air bladders that help keep it afloat. The sargasso also has small berries that vacationers like to pop between their fingers! For the past few months, we’ve been seeing quite a bit [……]
There is a new business in North Akumal! Maribel has expanded Que Onda Restaurante in order to serve a variety of sandwiches (tortas and sincronizados) from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Delivery service is available.