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Mexican Hand-Blown Glass-now manufactured in PDC

January 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Looks like Chihuly, but it’s VERYdifferent Lots of inventory in this new location It all starts here.. ..then carefully formed by artists of expertise.. …sometimes taking it up to form the larger pieces while blowing Here’s the difference from Chihuly-it is all made from RECYCLED [...]

NO FISHING — that means NO fishing!

January 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

On January 17, 2017  CEA presented the kick off to the 1-year pilot project of Surveillance and Monitoring of the Akumal Fish Refuge with support of The Nature Conservancy. Although the ZRPA(Zona de Refugio Resquero) has been designated to help protect 21 species of fish and crustraceans for [...]

MGC Meeting Notes

January 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Horticulturist Speaks to Mayan Garden Club. Paul Auteri Mayan Garden Club had a great January meeting at Soliman Bay. After having a gourmet meal, horticulturist Paul Auteri spoke to the large group of men and women on  the plants of the Yucatan, their origins, and growth requirements.  [...]

Akumal Foodie

January 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Akumal had been a very busy place over the holidays.   However, the Foodies found a wonderful peaceful venue for lunch.  Oscar & Lalo’s is such a place.  Going south on Rt. 307, past Xel-Ha, you’ll come up to the restaurant on the right with a good size parking lot.  Koi pond at [...]

MGC Tip of the Month – February 2017

January 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

………….Mexican Firebush The Mexican Firebush is a tropical tree that can bloom all year in the Yucatan. Its Spanish name Sanalotodo translates as cure-all. It has red or orange flowers, is evergreen, and can be seen everywhere along the roads. Its Maya name means guardian of [...]

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. [...]
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