Experience One of Cozumel’s Oldest Traditions with El Cid Vacations Club

Orlando, Florida, April 24, 2019 – (PERSPECTIVE MAGAZINE) El Cid Vacations Club, Mexico’s family-friendly resort group is thrilled to welcome guests to El Cid La Ceiba Beach Hotel, who will be able to enjoy and experience one of Cozumel’s oldest traditions, Fiesta de la Santa Cruz (Festival of the Holy Cross).

Starting April 28th and ending May 3rd, Fiesta de la Santa Cruz dates back to 1848 when Casimiro Cardenas and 21 families safely made it to Cozumel after their homes were destroyed during the Caste War. According to legend, Casimiro was able to safely make it to Cozumel by clutching a wooden cross to his chest. He vowed to honor the Holy Cross, thus starting a tradition that has lasted 171 years.  To this day, direct descendants of the 21 families are still involved in planning and kicking off the festivities.

Fiesta de la Santa Cruz is the perfect slice of culture and history for visitors of Cozumel to enjoy. During the week of the festival, Cozumel buzzes with activity with lively and colorful parades, gorgeous displays of costumes, traditional music, culinary feasts, and sporting events horse shows, and more.

El Cid La Ceiba Beach Hotel is the ideal resort destination not only during Fiesta de la Santa Cruz but throughout the year as well. Located centrally near all of Cozumel’s most popular destinations and surrounded by the azure waters of the Caribbean. Guests of El Cid La Ceiba Beach Hotel can explore the Mayan ruins and coral reefs, walk the busy streets of San Miguel, and of course participate in Fiesta de la Santa Cruz celebrations.

For almost five decades, El Cid Resorts and El Cid Vacations Club has welcomed generations of guests to all of its luxurious properties located in Mexico’s most popular destinations. Whether staying at El Cid La Ceiba Beach Hotel in Cozumel, or the resort group’s six other properties in Cancun-Riviera Maya and Mazatlan, guests can be sure that they will be treated like family and will experience the best hospitality possible.

For more information about El Cid La Ceiba Beach Hotel please visit: https://elcidvacationsclub.com/resort/resort-la-ceiba/

About El Cid Vacations Club

El Cid Vacations Club is a global leader in the vacation ownership and resort industry, delivering a wide variety of memorable vacation experiences for members. El Cid Vacations Club continually strives to enhance its member services and guest experiences. Members are invited to take advantage of downloading the complimentary El Cid Vacations Club Member mobile app available on both the App Store and Google Play (keyword “ecvc”). This application allows members to stay up to date on the most recent news, make reservations, and always stay in contact with El Cid Vacations Club. This is the perfect opportunity for El Cid Vacations Club members to plan their next dream vacation at one of the many stunning El Cid properties. For more information, visit http://www.elcidvacationsclub.com.

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