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BEACH ENTRANCES--The sign in the foreground is in English. Note--Consumption of alcohol sold by businesses at the beach is permitted. The sign behind it at right is showing Green on the top which indicates the beach is not near its 30% capacity limit, when the sign changes to Yellow. When capacity is reached, it changes to Red. The sign at left says
~~General Recommendations for those using the beaches in the Covid-19 contingency~~
-Stay home if you have symptoms
-Verify that the beaches are open with available space.
-Use personal protection equipment (face masks or shields, sanitizing gel, and glasses).
-Cooperate with the safety/security on the beaches, follow the rules and recommendations of authorities.
-Plan your visit to the beach, taking extreme individual hygiene measures (with clothing and using one towel per person, clean swimming accessories, keep your hands clean and avoid touching your face).
-Maintain healthy distance and respect the spaces designated for each person.
-Don't share objects, toys, balls, or sun screen with other people.
-Don't stay at the beach longer than 3 hours, to avoid agglomerations.
-No groups of more than 5 people
-Use degradable plastic bags to collect the trash you generate, close it properly and throw it in the trash cans.
-Obey the instructions of personnel with ZOFEMAT, Fiscalizacion (Control), Civil Protection, Public Security and the National Guard.
-Pay special attention to the informative signs about Covid-19.
-If you bring chairs, tables or loungers, sanitize them before entering the beach and when you leave.
-Have a responsible attitude collaborating with the fulfillment of the appropriate protection measures caring for your health.
~~Beach Hours are 10a-5p~~
Keep your home clean and well-ventilated. The caption says--Frequent cleaning and sanitizing of you home is important to prevent the spread of C-19.
Remember to wash your hands properly with plenty of soap before putting on your face mask to prevent contagion of C19.
MaraVilla Caribe Bed & Beach
Four rentals with large glass doors overlooking our white
sand beach and
the beautiful Caribbean sea, with
kitchenettes & fast WIFI. In the upscale
neighborhood of Bachilleres,
convenient to downtown
the colonias, yet
separate. Quiet & Private.
amenities include hammocks,
chairs, beach towels,
washer & dryer, loungers, shared bikes, BBQ grill, and safes. Panoramic
views from the
rooftop terrace. Large sliding doors open to a patio &
the white sand backyard-beach, overlooking the Caribbean sea. Downtown
is ~ a mile away; we're on
all four bus routes or flag a $3 taxi. Off street parking. In the quiet
neighborhood of Bachilleres, sleep to the sounds of the sea.. $275/$325/$425 wk $40/50/$65nt
Fine dining a few steps away at Da Luisa or try the neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. We provide a list of links & direction to over 20 eateries within ten minutes walk, including Mango Cafe, Mike's Pizza, Brisas, Rosa Sirena, Coco Jaguar, Manolitos, La Chatita, Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, and the large department store-grocery Chedraui & the local craft brewery. Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Attend Yoga classes a couple villas away at Casa Ixchel. Fresh juice, produce & tortillas a few blocks away in the village, as well as a variety of other stores.```````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
Full moon Jan 28 Thursday 6:40p
Jan 29 Friday at 7:41p
Jan 30 Saturday at 8:41p
Jan 31 Sunday at 9:40p
Feb 1 Monday at 10:39p
Sunset 6:21-6:37 (beginning vs end of month)
Public events have been suspended due to C-19. Holidays have featured online competitions and events.
Jan. 6 Dia de los Tres Reyes/Three Kings Day
The Thor Heyerdahl traveling school-sailboat normally visits in late January-early February with about three dozen high school students on board. Under the tutelage of the experienced crew, the students learn to work together, sailing and navigating, as well as receiving their normal lessons. They sail from Germany to the Caribbean, but it's very possibly suspended this year.
Sources for Weather Information:
LINK to Civil Protection Q Roo weather bulletin (Spanish)
LINK to Mexico National Weather Service (Spanish)
LINK to satellite images for the Mexico National Weather Service
LINK to GOES East Band 16 GIF (animation)
LINK to a private weather station on Isla Mujeres