Christmas in Cancun is a festive time to visit and travelers looking to swap their snow boots for flip flops can head to Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun for some fun in the sun. Located on Cancun’s most secluded stretch of white sand beach, the all-suite oceanfront luxury resort is celebrating the holidays in style offering guests the opportunity to participate in various Mexican holiday traditions this season.

The Posada ritual, re-enactment of Mary and Joseph’s pilgrimage to Bethlehem in search of a place to stay, has been a tradition in Mexico for 400 years. Typically celebrated in local communities, the resort will host a Posada on December 23rd giving guests a true sense of the multicultural custom complete with Mexican caroling. Families can participate in the local tradition of piñata breaking where kids can have fun winning candies and parents can also join in by scoring some special gifts such as Gem Spa treatments, upgrades and more. Customized Christmas Eve and Christmas Day menus will be served at the on-property restaurants. Kulkulkan Plaza, located within walking distance of the resort, offers complimentary performances from Cancun’s city choir belting out the season’s top Christmas carols from December 20th to December 31st at 6 pm.

Those looking to ring in the New Year in Cancun, can toast to 2018 with an elegant and sophisticated evening full of festivities. The “Coral Fire” white-themed event costs $250 per person and is an interactive, high-tech party which transforms the ballroom into an underwater oasis via video-mapping technology highlighting oceanic scenery. The grand event also features gourmet dining options as well as a live show featuring colorful, energetic acrobatic performances that will delight the crowd all night long. An international and electronic DJ will also have travelers dancing into the New Year. Guests will dine on a gourmet buffet with special award-winning signature dishes while enjoying an international open bar all evening. Sparkling Cava will also be served to toast the New Year. The party continues at 4 a.m. with a complimentary Mexican buffet serving traditional chilaquiles, Mexican snacks, tamales, taco and beer bar along with flambée coffee stations. The following day, the resort’s Vina del Mar restaurant will serve up a New Year’s Day Champagne brunch.

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About Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun

Located on Cancun’s most secluded stretch of white sand beach, Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun offers 602 all-suite ocean front accommodations, each with a private terrace facing the turquoise waters of the Caribbean and lagoon-like pool. The resort’s top two floors are dedicated to the Grand Club, which provides lavish services and above-and-beyond amenities both pool and beachside as well as a dedicated lounge and a 24-hour concierge service. The 40,000 square foot, sleekly-designed Coral Beach Gem Spa offers innovative treatments inspired by gemstone therapy and a dramatic 10-step Hydrotherapy Ritual. Designed for children ages 3 to 12 or ‘Gen Z-ers,’ the new Coral KidZ Club offers mini guests an exciting high tech playground with more than 40 indoor and outdoor activities to ignite the imagination. Guests can choose from a variety dining outlets, including the AAA Five-Diamond Le Basilic serving French Mediterranean cuisine and La Joya, an authentic Mexican experience replete with tequila lounge. A perfect blend of serenity and activity, the resort is steps away from Cancun’s vibrant nightlife, entertainment and luxury shopping as well as the high speed ferry to colorful and picturesque Isla Mujeres. This award-winning resort is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.  Coral Beach is a La Colección property, which is comprised of 12 distinctive Posadas hotels, the largest hotel operator in Mexico. Each La Colección hotel characterizes Mexico’s culture and are located in the best destinations in the country. For further information, please visit: