Day of the Dead

Our biggest event of the year. Live this traditional Mexican celebration by staying with us during November 1 and 2, and witness an experience you will never forget.

A traditional Day of the Dead

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Honoring the deceased and celebrating life

November 1 & 2

In the first days of November, Mexico shines brightly with candlelight and colorful costumes during the famous Day of the Dead. Discover how the country honors loved ones who have passed away through a two-day celebration overflowing with beautiful altars, parades of Catrinas (elegantly dressed skeleton characters), and ancient traditions that celebrate life after death. Download the activity program below:

 

 

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ACTIVITY PROGRAM

 

On these two days, we have a variety of activities planned so you can have a blast! Take a look and get ready to experience this fascinating celebration.

 

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DAY 1

 

azucar

 

  • Make your own sugar skull
    Place: Kids Club

 

kids crafts

 

  • Trick or Treat Crafts
    Place: Kids Café

 

catrin

 

desfile

 

  • Lively Catrina Parade with a Sinaloa Band
    Place: Theater
  • Hotel Artisan Shops
    Place: On the path to “Las Mascaras”

 

artesania

 

  • Traditional Artisans
    Place: Path of the Souls
     
pan

 

  • Day of the Dead Dinner
    Place: Around the Central Palapa

 

maquillaje

 

  • Day of the Dead Face Painting Stand
    Place: Path of the Souls

 

cementerio

 

  • Mexican Cemetery
    Place: Donkey pen

 

flor

 

  • Town Marigolds
    Place: In front of the Cemetery

 

tamal

 

  • Trick-or-Treating
    Place: Kids Club

 

desfile

 

  • Skeletons & Games
    Place: Tennis Courts
  • Parade of the Souls
    Place: Theater
  • "COCO" Show 
    Place: Central Palapa

 

catrinas

 

  • Children of the Sun
    Place: Terrace
la llorona

 

  • Concert of the Souls
    Place: Cenote Cristalino
catrines

 

  • Ceremony of the Sacred Cenote
    Place: Cenote Cristalino

DAY 2

  • Make your own sugar skull
    Place: Kids Club
azucar

 

  • Trick-or-Treat Crafts
    Place: Kids Café

 

kids crafts

 

  • Decoration of baskets
    Place: Kids Café

 

muerto

 

desfile

 

  • Lively Catrina Parade with a Sinaloa Band
    Place: Theater
  • Hotel Artisan Shops
    Place: On the path to “Las Mascaras”

 

artesano

 

  • Traditional Artisans
    Place: Path of the Souls

 

pib food

 

  • Digging Up the Pib
    Place: Info Center – Arrive 10 min early

 

comida

 

  • Day of the Dead Dinner
    Place: Around the Central Palapa

 

maquillaje

 

  • Day of the Dead Face Painting Stand
    Place: Path of the Souls

 

cementerio

 

  • Mexican Cemetery
    Place: Donkey pen
flor

 

  • Town Marigolds
    Place: In front of the Cemetery

 

comida

 

  • Trick-or-Treating
    Place: Kids Club

 

veladoras

 

  • Candle Light Offering
    Place: Cenote Cristalino
  • Skeletons & Games
    Place: Tennis Courts

 

desfile muertos

 

  • Parade of the Souls
    Place: Theater 
     
  • "COCO" Show
    Place: Central Palapa

 

calaveritas

 

  • Calaverita Poems
    Place: In front of the Spa

 

catrin

 

  • Dance of the Catrins
    Place: Terrace
  • Love Story Kids Club
    Place: Theater 
     
  • Macho Mexicano Performance
    Place: Theater

 

alson

 

  • The Sounds of Mexico
    Place: Theater

 

banda

 

  • Live Banda Norteña Music
    Place: Cemetery

 

mariachi

 

NOVEMBER 1 & 2 (ALL DAY)

  •  
  • The Gondola of Death (Central Palapa)
  • Day of the Dead Culture and Traditions Tour (Lobby meeting point)
  • Dead Culture and Traditions Tour (Lobby meeting point)
  • Day of the Dead altar contest (Calzada de las Ánimas)
  • Photo exhibit (Central Palapa)
  • Skull Station (Central Palapa)
  • The Great Offering (Theater Terrace)
  • Famous Mexicans (in front of the Spa)
  • Catrinas (Central Palapa)

Download the activity program below:

 

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*Special activities are subject to change without prior notice 

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Parade of the Dead

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Face painting