Dia de Muertos, an ancient mexican tradition.

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Have a look to this interesting and emotive mexican tradition!

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To the indigenous peoples of Mexico, as in many other ancient cultures, death was considered the passage to a new life and so the deceased were buried with many of their personal objects, which they would need in the hereafter.

When the Spanish came to America, brought their own Day of the Dead celebrations Christian and European, where the dead are remembered on All Saints Day. The conversion of the natives of the New World, led to a syncretism that blended European and Hispanic traditions, matching the Catholic holidays of All Saints Day and All Souls with Mesoamerican similar festival, creating the current Day of the Dead.

El Día de Muertos (the Day of the Dead) is a very special ritual, since it is the day in which the living remember their departed relatives.  Sometimes, when people of other cultures hear for the first time about the celebration…

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We’ve compiled some of our favorite fan photos from The Beloved Hotel Playa Mujeres in beautiful Cancun. Do these incredible scenes leave you wordless too? Be sure to follow us on Instagram @belovedhotels for your daily dose of beach and tag us in your best beach photos. Enjoy!

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Our Beloved Autumn Events

As we start the first days of October, at The Beloved Hotel Playa Mujeres we are getting ready for our Autumn festivities. Have a look to the activities coming soon!


halloweenFriday, October 31st 2014.

When witches go riding,
and black cats are seen,
the moon laughs and whispers,
‘tis near Halloween.

What to expect?
• During the day, competition of “carving” pumpkins
• Designing costumes with children.
• Thematic beach dinner and fire show.
• Costume Parade at the Kids Club & Trick or threat.

Day of the Dead

catrinaSunday, November 2nd 2014.

Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) is an ancient mexican tradition to honor and lovingly remember our departed beloved ones.

What to expect?
• Day of the Dead handcrafts at the Kids Club.
• Thematic mexican dinner and live music. A colorful mexican fiesta.


thanksgivingThursday, November 27th 2014.

Is the time to remember our blessings and to cheer with all those who are so dear!
What to expect?

• Enjoy the traditional Thanksgiving dinner while being serenaded with live music.
• Fire Show on the beach.
• Latin Quartet at the Lupita Lounge.

Special Notes:
*For more info, please contact your hotel concierge upon arrival.
*Our activities might subject to changes.

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Our Beloved Tastings

Vacations at The Beloved Hotel Playa Mujeres are to relax and to enjoy the wonders of mother nature while we pamper you. But wouldn’t it be great to take your beach vacation experience to a different level?
Take your time to learn something different, live each day a unique experience with our Beloved Tastings.

Here you are our tastings schedule:

IMG_5200Monday at 5pm, Tequila Tasting.
Discover the secrets of this mexican ancient beverage. Experience a wide range of tequila flavours according to the barrel material, aroma, aging etc.
Price: $25 usd

cognac_cigarTuesday at 5pm, Cigar Tasting.
A cigar tasting is usually made to define the various nuances which a cigar can have while you touch, taste and smell it. Get great hints from our experts in Caribbean cigars.
Price: $25 usd

CheeseWednesday at 6pm, Beloved Essence.
Every Wednesday our chef select a local product and prepares a Table D’Hote were you can taste different appetizers with that local product as main ingredient. What makes it even better? Our Hotel managers are there to enjoy the beautiful evening with you!
Free entrance.

Don’t miss The Beloved Hotel special offers. Last days to book!
Thursday at 5pm, Mojito Tasting.
Feel the magic of preparing your own mojito, Latin America’s most popular cocktail! Combine fresh ingredients and prepare it to your taste.
Price: $25 usd

wine-tastingFriday at 5pm,Wine Tasting.
Enhance your experience in Mexico with high quality wine and learn to pair it with delicious mexican appetizers.
Price: $25 usd

molecular_mixologySaturday at 5pm, Molecular Mixology.
Enjoy your favorite drinks with this trendy technique. Learn more about molecular mixology while preparing fantastic cocktails!
Price: $25 usd

?????????????????????????????????????????Sunday at 5pm, Coffee Tasting.
The coffee is the engine of social life and has become one of the most popular drinks consumed by man. Find out more about its irresistible features.
Price: $25 usd

For tasting reservations, please contact us at concierge@belovedhotels.com

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5 simple reasons to get married in Mexico

Nowadays many grooms and brides are abandoning the large traditional church wedding in favor of nuptials in a more intimate and exotic place.

In most cases, only close friends and family attend these celebrations, sparing couples from throwing large, expensive receptions. But how to chose were to go? where to find that place that has something for everyone?

beach_weddingWe think Mexico is an awesome option for a destination wedding, so here you are our 5 reasons why you should live the magic of our country and get married here!

1.-Beautiful wedding locations – Mexico offers spectacular scenarios for a beach wedding! In fact The Beloved Hotel is nestled on a white sand beach at Playa Mujeres, Cancun, which boasts an inland marina and a spectacular Greg Norman signature golf course right on the Caribbean.

mexican_wedding_bouquetThe Beloved Hotel has different spots suitable for all kinds of events; whether you prefer the comfort of an indoor place or an outdoor location next to the beach, be sure that here you will find a spectacular setting!

2.-Mexico’s cultural background – Not saying your wedding day has to be a mexican themed party but have you ever been to a Mexican Fiesta? If you do, you know what we are talking about. Colorful decoration, cheerful music, tasteful food and tequila! It will be one of the most beautiful days of your life but why can it be fun too?!

fine_dinning3.-Outstanding culinary quality

Did you know Mexican cuisine was added by UNESCO to its list of the world’s “intangible cultural heritage“? Amazing right?! In addition to this, at The Beloved Hotel you will find excellent catering services which offer high standards and quality of Mexican and international cuisine.

4.-The splendid and distinguished service of our people – In the hospitality industry, service quality becomes the key to gaining a good position, and mexican people are well known for their kindness and hospitality. At The Beloved Hotel you’ll be carried away by an attentive staff and lulled by gorgeous surroundings.


5.-Awesome weather - Yes, the mexican Caribbean has a beautiful tropical weather. Just perfect to have a wedding anytime of the year while exploring the wonders of the area.

Contact our weddings department and start planning your Mexican Wedding!

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Hemingway Mojito Recipe

The Mojito has routinely been presented as a favorite drink of author Ernest Hemingway; We don’t know that for sure but this hot weather reminded us of this great cocktail. It’s tasty and such a great refreshing summer drink! So here you are our particular Beloved Hemingway Mojito recipe

hemingway mojito

1 ½ oz of White rum
1 oz of Natural syrup.
3/4 of lemon slices
6 mint leaves
3 oz of mineral water
2 oz of sparkling wine to top

Mix the syrup with the juice of the lemon slices and the mint in a glass. Pour the rum, add ice and the sparkling water and mix. Lastly add the sparkling wine on top. Enjoy!

“My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way”. Ernest Hemingway

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Our Beloved Tequila Recipes

Tequila is actually more versatile than you think. Here in Mexico is very popular to drink it straight, however there are countless ways to prepare it as a cocktail. Here you are a few recipes. Enjoy!



  • 1 ½ oz Silver Tequila
  • 1 oz Controy orange liqueur
  • 1 oz Lemon juice
  • 1 oz Natural syrup


  • Salt on the ring
  • Pour 4 ice cubes in the mixer glass
  • Add all the ingredients in the mixer glass
  • Shake very well
  • Pour into the glass
  • Decorate with a lemon slice



  • 1 ½ White Tequila
  • 1 oz Orange juice
  • 1 oz Tomato juice
  • 1 oz Grenadine syrup
  • 1 oz Worcestershire sauce
  • Maggui sauce & tabasco sauce to taste
  • Salt and pepper


  • Pour 4 ice cubes in the mixer glass
  • Add the ingredients, without tequila
  • Shake vigorously
  • Place the mix into the margarita glass
  • Decorate with lemon slice
  • Serve the tequila on a shot glass
  • Use the sangrita  as chaser


Tequila GoldIngredients

  • 1 ½ oz Aged Tequila
  • 1 oz Sweet vermouth
  • 1 oz Natural syrup
  • 1 oz Pineapple juice
  • 1 1/3 oz Galliano liqueur


  • Pour 4 ice cubes in the mixer glass
  • Pour ingredients into the mixer glass
  • Shake vigorously
  • Serve over ice (on the rocks) into the margarita glass
  • Decorate with lemon and orange slice



  • 1 1/2 Oz Tequila Silver
  • 4 Oz Orange juice
  • 1/2 Oz Grenadine


  • Pour 4 ice cubes in the mixer glass.
  • Pour tequila and orange juice into the mixer glass.
  • Shake vigorously.
  • Pour the ingredients over ice into the Highball glass.
  • Add grenadine.
  • Decorate with slice of orange and cherry.

This cocktail was created in 2007, to coincide with the centennial of Frida Kahlo’s birth.  Juan Quintal, bars manager at Excellence Playa Mujeres, pays tribute to Frida Kahlo creating a cocktail with a mix of caribbean ingredients and tequila.Ingredients.


  • 1 1/2 Oz Tequila silver
  • 1 Oz Mint cream
  • 1/2 Oz Lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 Oz Pineapple juice
  • 1/2 Oz Natural syrup


  • Pour 4 ice cubes in the mixer glass.
  • Add the pineapple, lemon juice and natural syrup.
  • Shake vigorously.
  • Place the ingredients into the glass.
  • Add mint cream.
  • Decorate with a lemon twist.

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