The Gran Caribe Real Cancun Celebrates the Authentic Cuisine of Mexico With Its New Regionally Inspired Menus

RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico, May 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Real Resort’s Gran Caribe Real Cancun is celebrating the renowned cuisine of Mexico with an authentic offering of the freshest regional foods from each of Mexico’s culinary regions. Albatros, the Resort’s International Buffet Restaurant, is proud to present the ‘Flavors of Mexico.’ Each day the hotel’s chefs use the freshest local and regional ingredients to create the ultimate Taco Experience that reflects the traditional flavors of Mexico. Changing daily, the menu includes:

Monday: Chapala Celebration: Crispy Pork Tacos with Cinnamon, Chicken Fajitas with Pailla Chili, Green Enchiladas, Shrimp Tacos and Sautéed Squid with Guajillo Chili.

Tuesday: El timon de Guerrero: Fish Tacos with Guajillo Chili, Octopus with Green Sauce Tacos, Beef and Egg Tacos with Red Sauce, Shrimp Tacos with Bell Pepper, and Turkey Tacos with Jalapeno Pepper.

Wednesday: El Norte: Duck Tacos with Oregano & Chili de Arbol, Prime Rib Tacos with Green Sauce, Shredded Beef and Egg Tacos, Skirt Flank Steak Tacos with Red Onion, and Tuna Tacos with Carrots.

Thursday: Puebla: Tacos with Turkey in Mole Rojo Sauce, Port Tacos with Chard and Cumin, Scallops with Potato and Green Mole Sauce, Mexican Sausage Tacos with Rice, Tacos of Spanish Marinated Sausage.

Friday: Mariachis of Jalisco: Barbacoa Taco (slow braised beef); Birria Tacos with Morita Chili, Crispy Beef Torta bathed with Red Sauce, Deep Fried Taco Stuffed with Chicken and Coriander.

Saturday: The Hope of Oaxaca: Pork Chop Tacos with Coriander; Chicken Tacos with Cactus Leaves and Green Tomato; Ground Beef Tostada with Lettuce and Green Aioli, Salmon Tacos with Beans and Chipotle Chili.

Sunday: Yucatan Specialties: Pit Roasted Pork in Annatto Sauce Tacos, Chicken in Black Sauce Tacos; Tacos de Pollo Guisado con Chrimole, Chicken in Black Seasoning Paste Tacos, Fish Tacos Bathed in Annatto Sauce, Shrimp Tacos with Local Spinach.

“It is a pleasure and an honor to offer this taste of authentic Mexican cuisine to our guests and share our love of fresh food,” said Fernando Garcia, Managing Director of Real Resorts. “We have gone to our talented chefs and asked them to prepare their own favorite recipes from their home kitchens and create this interesting and varied flavor explosion of Mexico. Our guests are praising this variety and true flavor of Mexico,” added Garcia.

In addition to Albatros guests of the upscale, all-inclusive Resort may also choose from six other specialty restaurants including: Gaviotas, a beachfront restaurant featuring Show Cooking Stations, Il Pescatore, an Italian specialty restaurant and bar overlooking the Bay, the Sunset Grill for fresh grilled fish and meat, Maria’s for Mexican a la carte service, Trade Winds for snacks and cocktails, as well as the 24-hour Snack Bar and room service.

About Gran Caribe Real Cancun   

Gran Resorts consider fun a serious pursuit and have perfected the art of a vibrant, yet relaxing vacation.   With its premium beachfront location in the heart of Cancun’s Hotel Zone, the Caribe Caribe Real is dedicated to providing heartfelt service and the extras that create a memorable holiday. The beach at the Gran Caribe Real is one of the widest in Cancun and has been recognized with numerous conservation and ecological awards.

The Resort offers a comprehensive recreational program for adults and families including up to two children 12 and under staying, eating and playing for free. Kids from four to twelve may enjoy the OKI Kids Club with its endless activities in a family friendly environment. Programs include poolside sandcastle building, face-painting, hula-hooping, theater programs, as well crafts activities. Teens can participate in the Resorts’ unique T-Zone program and lounge in an age appropriate setting, or indulge in activities such as a game of beach volleyball, or pick and choose among the waterslides, pools or just soak and swim the day away. There is also ping-pong and the indoor OKI Fun World which includes a video arcade. Additional activities for families include unlimited golf greens fees when booking the upper Gran Suite categories. In addition, kids and adults will enjoy Oki Splash, an expansive aqua park featuring a replica of a 17th century pirate ship, a medieval castle, multiple water slides and sprays that create fun water escape.

The Gran Caribe Real Cancun has a large selection of suites including Family Suites with bunk-beds, Gran Master and Presidential Suites. Larger suites can comfortably accommodate two adults and up to three children or teens. If a family is larger than two children, additional children sharing an adults’ suite receive a 60% discount, and teens 13-17 receive a 60% discount when sharing an adult’s suite.

When staying for a minimum of five nights in an Ocean Front suite at The Gran Caribe Real Cancun families receive a complimentary ‘swim with the dolphins’ experience for one person, valued at $140. Additional family members can also enjoy the experience at a 50% discount.

For more information about the Gran Caribe Real in Cancun contact a travel agent or Real Resorts at  800-760-0944 . Hotel information can also be obtained at

About Real Resorts

Real Resorts is a privately owned hotel company in Mexico. It owns and operates four all-inclusive resorts in Cancun and Playa del Carmen under “THE ROYAL”, and Gran brands, which appeal to a wide range of lifestyles. THE ROYAL in Cancun and THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen offer luxury-gourmet, all-inclusive, all-suite accommodations and attentive service for adults only. Both resorts are AAA Four Diamond Resorts and multiple recipients of the prestigious International Star Diamond Award, a recognition awarded by The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences to the best five star hotels. The Gran Caribe Real Cancun and the Gran Porto Real Playa del Carmen offer personal service and upscale accommodations appropriate for families and travelers seeking a casual beachfront quality all Inclusive vacation experience. Reservations can be made through a travel agent or by calling  800-760-0944 . For more information visit online at:

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