Events

Best of the Best, November 2019

November 30, 2019 0
Greetings from all those who attended Best of the Best November 2019!  November’s first Friday–right– it is still low season–right???  Well, I beg to differ…over 40 people showed up to celebrate each other, being in Akumal, and wanting to win one of the coveted awards:  Best Shirt, Best Sandals, and/or [……]
News

Predial Discounts, 2019-20

November 30, 2019 0
It’s that time of year again!  Tulum announced its discount schedule and predial payments can be made starting this month.         Source:  Aprueba Cabildo de Tulum programa de descuentos de impuesto predial    Posted: 27 Nov 2019 11:10 AM PST    El Cabildo de Tulum aprobó el programa [……]
Events

Tequilaville Pueblo Xmas Party, 2019

November 30, 2019 0
It’s a start!  Remember to drop off unwrapped presents or cash for Gilly to do the shopping.  SP bought 4 bags of toys – like the one under the table – for about $250 usd at  Waldo’s in Tulum!   There’s still time . . .  
News

Hekab be Library News

November 30, 2019 0
December is here, and while our friends up north are shivering down here in Akumal we’re enjoying the break from the heat. At Hekab be, the children started the holiday season with their traditional Paseo de Halloween (Halloween walk) visiting the restaurants and stores around the arch to “pedir Halloween” [……]
Nature and Critters

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

November 30, 2019 1
                  Above the tropical north Pacific waters, over a thousand miles west and a little north of the Hawaiian Island chain, a laysan albatross (Phoebastria immutabilis) wheels in the wind.  She is a large and beautiful bird, almost three feet from beak [……]
Akumal Foodie

Restaurants in/around Akumal, 2019-2020

November 30, 2019 0
La Buena Vida     Beach bar and restaurant offers a gorgeous view of Half Moon Bay.     Happy Hour runs from 5-6     Karaoke Wed.     Location: near Del Sol hotel      Accepts credit cards    Open daily for lunch, dinner, and breakfast La Cueva del Pescador        Offers wonderful seafood and great service – best [……]
News

Bits & Pieces – December 2019

November 30, 2019 0
A little this & that from the media.     Beach destinations of Quintana Roo displayed in Times Square   https://www.riviera-maya-news.com › beach-destinations-of-quintana-roo-/2019.html Senate says no to huge increase in tourist taxes after industry objections  https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/senate-says-no-to-huge-increase-in-tourist-taxes/ Lost Mayan Kingdom of Mahahual makes Tripadvisor's Top 25   https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/lost-mayan-kingdom-of-mahahual-makes-tripadvisors-top-25-world-waterparks-list/2019.html Ejido landholders say no deal [……]
Events

Arts: Akumal Pueblo Walking Tour

November 30, 2019 0
“The Monday Mornings By Donations Tour is a gift to the community.” Joan Crowe will lead the walk that begins at 10:00 on the dot from the Akumal Pueblo water tower, across from the first green turtle.   The tour lasts about 2 hours. Fifty per cent of the contributions will [……]
Nature and Critters

Scorpions!

November 30, 2019 1
I really don’t know anyone who likes scorpions, ( el escorpión).  Maybe the people who study them have an interest, but like, I think not.  My neighbor Betsy was removing some towels from her drier last week and felt something scrape her arm. She dropped the towels and discovered a [……]