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The 4th of July almost upon us and if you are anything like me, about this time you might start to feel a little homesick. Read More...
Super Bowl Sunday, like Mother's Day, New Years Eve, Valentine's Day is kind of a sh@t-show in most restaurants. Owners and managers, knowing they have a captive audience at their mercy, try to maximize profits where ever possible. Usually that includes adding seats without adding extra staff to properly cover them and stripping the menu back to a fixed selection of items with the lowest food and labor cost. Read More...
Centro Ecológico Akumal (CEA) has had government authorization to run a program for protection, conservation, research and management of sea turtles on four local beaches since 1993. (SEMARNAT. S.G.P.A./ D.G.V.S. 02652 07). During turtle season, CEA staff and volunteers patrol the beaches nightly to identify and protect nesting females, nests, and hatchlings. Read More...
Saturday Aug. 11, 2012 Tiramisu Restaurant will host a fundraising dinner and evening of entertainment to support the Otoch Paal Montessori School in Akumal. Cocktails will begin at 7:15 pm with dinner and entertainment starting at 8:00 pm. Read More...
It's turtle nesting season again on the Riviera Maya! Every year, adult female Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtles make their way to the beaches of the Riviera Maya, build nests and lay up to 150 soft-shelled eggs twice each season. Read More...
Mark you calendars for March 9th from 5:30 -7:00 pm for a SILENT AUCTION to support Hekab Be Biblioteca de Akumal.Held at the Lol Ha Beach Bar during Happy Hour, the auction will feature the paintings of well-known muralist Oscar Romero and other artists, hand crafts from Bali, Indonesia and Panama. Read More...
Applications are now being accepted at ONDARTE Artist Residency Program in Akumal, Mexico. ONDARTE was born from the desire to support international artists and promote cultural exchange between creators from all walks of life. Alec Von Bargen, the founder of ONDARTE, is an artist. Maribel Bianchi, the residency director is an artist at heart who has been surrounded by art and artists her entire life. Read More...
If you haven't signed up yet for the 2nd Annual Women in Wellness retreat, there's still time! The week-long series of events runs from November 1 - 8, 2010. The schedule (subject to change) is posted below. As a registered participant you may take part in as many or as few activities as you like. The registration fee for the retreat is $50 usd. *The prices listed below are listed in US dollars and are for registered attendees. Non- registered guests who wish to participate in the various workshops and activities may do so. Associated costs and fees will vary. Please contact event organizer, Lydia Pontius [ lydia@justimagine.net ] for more information and to reserve your place. Read More...
This weekend, we decided a quiet beach day was in order so, on Saturday, we piled everyone in the truck and headed 30 minutes south to our favorite spot in Akumal. Depending on our destination of choice, I sometimes pack a cooler for these impromptu beach Read More...
Just Imagine Vacations, Inc., of Mt. Pleasant, SC, and Hotel Akumal Caribe, of Akumal, Mexico, are hosting a “Women in Wellness Retreat”, a whole mind and body fitness trip in Akumal, Mexico on October 24 – November 4, 2009. The purpose Read More...
February 25 and 26 the Centro Ecologico Akumal will hold its 4th annual festival at the CEA center in Akumal. The theme this year is Reduce - Reuse - Restore with events and exhibits related to reducing consumption, recycling waste and working to restore Read More...