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Namnum’s Corner: Great Service Starts Before You Arrive!

Hola amigos!

How’s you’re summer? Hope you are having fun.

Getting on a plane is not as much fun as it used to be. Those of you from my generation probably remember when it was exciting and even luxurious, a positive part of the experience.

It got me thinking about my members travelling for the holidays. I don’t think it’s the best way to begin a nice vacation. In this month’s newsletter you’ll find advise on what to expect in some of the airports where you will be arriving, to visit our resorts. For the last six months or so, Cancun has been swamped with visitors; this translates to waits on the Immigration line of at least 30 to 45 minutes if not longer! By that time your bags have already arrived, but getting through customs is another 20 to 30 minutes. On the other hand, the process of leaving Cancun is relatively stress free and fast.


Ready to Have an Adventure? Let’s go on Vacation to Guanacaste!

What do you do when your soul asks you for a time away, surrounded by nature? That’s right, you book a vacation to Occidental Grand Papagayo en spend a week in Guanacaste, “the sunny side” of Costa Rica.

Guanacaste is a preferred vacation destination for those looking to relax on the beach, or explore and live a unique outdoors experience. For those adventure seekers, Guanacaste is a paradise where the options are endless. Here are our favorite outdoor vacation activities for those who can’t get enough of nature (more…)

Protect Yourself From the Sun With These 3 Tips

Chances are that, while reading this, you have already booked your vacation with Occidental Vacation Club or you are considering your next destination.

While we do agree that laying on the beach and doing nothing but sipping on a Piña Colada, watching the waves and catching up with the latest novel sounds like the perfect way to spend a vacation day, there’s also one thing you can’t forget: protecting yourself from the sun! (more…)

Cancun International Airport: What To Expect Once You’re There

Whether you’re staying in Grand Xcaret, Allegro Playacar, or Grand Cozumel, you will probably fly into Cancun International Airport, where you will get your first taste of Mexico. Not all airports are the same, and while not very large, Cancun International Airport can be a little confusing for first time visitors. Worry not! We got you covered with a couple of things you might experience once you arrive.


7 Essential Tips for Packing Like a Pro

What are your plans for the summer? If you are anything like us, it definitely involves some traveling, specifically to the Caribbean, where the sun and the warm breeze will make everything better.

In our constant efforts to make your travel easier, we have chosen to share with you our essential tips for packing like a pro. A quick guide to get your trip started on the right foot!