TURTLE PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST
The marine turtle conservation program of Pronatura Península de Yucatán A. C. invites you to participate in the photography contest “Las Tortugas Marinas y su ambiente”, whose main objective is to promote knowledge of and respect for the marine turtle species and their main habitats in El Cuyo, Yucatán, and Holbox and Chiquilá, Q. Roo. The contest guidelines will be published on Aug. 28, at www.pronatura-ppy.org.mx/ and on our Facebook and Twitter. Participate! More info: M. en C. Jacqueline Aldana, tel. (999) 988 4436 ext. 112.

ELEGANT BELLE EPOCH COLONIAL MANOR HOUSE FOR SALE
A classic Colonial home perfectly located a few blocks west of Parque Santiago and steps from Parque Centenario. Designed and remodeled by the team of HPonce Architects and R. Branham to function as his personal residence. A spacious floor plan, soaring ceilings, stained glass windows, gardens, light, and privacy provide an incomparable, stately Belle Epoch style of living. The spacious 5-room studio is easily converted to a guest house. Most of the antique furnishings and much of the artwork is included. By appointment. Serious inquiries only. Contact Mitch Keenan: [email protected] or Colm Cooney: [email protected]

INDIAN FOOD IN PROGRESO
We are now open for lunch Wednesday to Sunday 11:30 am to 2 pm, in addition to our regular dinner hours, Thursday to Saturday 5:30 pm to 9 pm. Come join us at the beach for a delicious meal! Saboreando Comida India, Calle 21 x 64 y 66, Progreso. Tel. (969) 103 0589. Visit FB: Saboreando Comida India for weekly specials.

HACIENDA SANTA CRUZ
Surprise your partner with a fabulous romantic dinner in our beautiful gardens in a private ambience. The package includes an appetizer to share, two main courses, two desserts, and two glasses of house wine, for only $1900 pesos per couple. Come fall in love again! www.haciendasantacruz.com

MAYALAND
New! Explorers’ vintage car museum. Come see it when staying with us! www.mayaland.com

GRAY LINE YUCATÁN
Discover the long history of the famous Hacienda Yaxcopoil and enjoy a Maya lunch and cooking demonstration including regional fresh fruit waters. Tel. 01 (800) 719 5465, [email protected], www.graylinecancun.com

ENGLISH TUTOR & COLLEGE COACH
The best college coaching from a professional. Private test prep: SAT, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL. ESL classes. Advanced high school & college English. “How to write an essay.” Applications advice, letters of recommendation, CV’s, essays. Website: www.superenglishmerida.com. Cel. 9992 64 31 68.

OKTOBERFEST AT LA BIERHAUS
From Friday, September 29 to Sunday, October 22 we’re celebrating Oktoberfest! Variety of German food and beers including Oktoberfestbier. Other new beer arrivals: Flensburger Pilsener, Früh Kölsch, Augustiner München Hell, Einbecker Bock, Dithmarscher Dunkel, Carlsberg, and Pilsener Urquell. Come celebrate with us! In Colonia México and Centro.

ADVENTURE TOURS YUCATÁN DIVE CENTER
Come discover the magic of the Yucatán cenotes. Calle 23 #246, Colonia Montecarlo. Tel. (999) 944 2173. Cel. 9994 14 14 96. [email protected] #tour #diving #scubadiving #snorkel

KIOOL SPA, FREE MASSAGE
Book your massage or facial at Kiool Spa, and we’ll give you a few extra moments of pure pleasure at no extra charge. You decide! Petit Head Massage or Kiool Light Feet. We touch your body, and you feel it in your soul! Calle 53 #515-A x 62 y 64, Centro. Tel. (999) 923 0323. Cel. 9992 16 08 74. www.kioolspa.blogspot.mx, www.hotelcasacarmita.com

AN OASIS IN CELESTÚN
Castillito Kin Nah Guest House on the beach. 3 rooms ocean view + casita for up to 4 persons, A/C, Sat. TV, tropical pool. Calle 12 #47, 1 km north of the village. Tel. (988) 916 2627, www.castillito-kin-nah.com. Cel. WhatsApp 9992 00 55 94.

CASA MUSEO MONTES MOLINA & GIFT SHOP
Wednesday September 27 is World Tourism Day and this year’s theme is Sustainable Tourism, a Tool for Development. Learn how we can support this great world campaign at wtd.unwto.org/. Come celebrate this great day with us at La Casa Museo Montes Molina.

ADVENTURES MEXICO FOOD TOURS
Taste of Yucatán – Mérida cooking class: this culinary tour includes a visit to a bustling market, conversation with local people, and the experience of cooking and sampling some Yucatecan delicacies. Street Food tour: not in the mood to cook? Try local food without the cooking experience by visiting the food area of a market, a seafood restaurant, and a gelato store. Discover lots of new dishes in a short period of time. Tel. (999) 925 1700. www.adventures-mexico.com

YUCATÁN DIVE ALTABRISA
Everything you need for scuba diving, apnea, and snorkeling in the sea and cenotes. You’ll learn the easy, fast, and safe way to dive with a new system of online teaching. For those who already have diving certification, enjoy our dive tours to various beautiful cenotes you’ll want to explore. Visit us! Calle 9 #502-B x 18 y 20, Col. Maya. Tel. (999) 211 0627. www.yucatandivealtabrisa.com FB: Yucatán Dive Altabrisa

ST. LUKE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Mass in English every Sunday at 10 am. The Episcopal Church welcomes you! Calle 76 #581-B x 55, Centro. The Rev. Dr. José Vieira Arruda, Cel. 9992 47 15 19. www.stlukesmerida.org

SHERMIE LOVE BEAUTY SALON & SPA
Do you have a special event? Or just need to relax? Come with us and let the experts take care of you. We offer services including haircuts, hairdressing, make-up, manicures, pedicures, hair dyeing, massages, and sauna. Find us in Plaza Americana, Local 1. Special hours Monday through Sunday with previous appointment. Tel. (999) 406 5451 or cel. 9991 21 27 50.

C + NATURAL ECOSTORE
Find a variety of vegan products in C + Natural Ecostore. Ave. Reforma #363-D x Ave. Colón, García Ginerés. Facebook: cmasnaturalecotienda. Tel. (999) 286 5563. Web: www.cmasnatural.com.mx. Come visit us!

PILATES MÉRIDA
Personalized classes for people with arthritis. Calle 13 #123 x 24 y 26, Colonia México. Tel. (999) 955 1200.

MERCADO 60
Oktoberfest: If you love beer, come celebrate Oktoberfest with us on October 5, 6, and 7. Cme with your friends and have a German experience! We´ll be toasting fun, good times, and good beer! EIN PROSIT! At Mercado 60, we love diversity, because that’s what makes us the best culinary market in Mérida. Every person is a world, and to celebrate our differences we offer a variety of music themes for every taste! Wednesdays: Blues/Jazz. Thursdays: Rock. Fridays: Latin night. Saturday: Big band. Sundays: Acoustic concerts. Calle 60 x 53 y 51, Centro.

HIDDEN GEM IN CELESTÚN
Casa Celeste Vida Guest House on the beach, 1 km. north of town. Comfort, privacy, great ocean views, fabulous sunsets. 3 suites w/ kitchens, bicycles, kayaks. Calle 12 #49-E, Celestún. www.hotelcelestevida.com

CASA DEL MAYA BED & BREAKFAST
Now find us in Moon Travel Guide! Fusing the serenity of a Maya village with the charm of colonial Mérida, offering modern comfort and delicious breakfasts with our famous homemade cinnamon rolls. Calle 66 #410-A, x 45 y 47, Centro. Cel. 9991 81 18 80. www.casadelmaya.com