Thanksgiving Menu Caters to International Travelers at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun

This holiday season, hotels and resorts in Mexico are catering to their international guests by serving up special Thanksgiving offers. Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun will be offering elaborate Thanksgiving buffet on November 26 inside the resort’s beautiful beachfront restaurant, Isla Contoy. 

Isla Contoy Ocean View Seating at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun

Isla Contoy Ocean View Seating at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun

“The Thanksgiving menu at Isla Contoy offers a unique experience for our guests visiting during the Thanksgiving holiday,” said Mr. Alberto Gurrola, Managing Director of Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun. “Guests will enjoy a special menu prepared by the resort’s Executive Chef Francisco Flores that features traditional American dishes, as well as many others that highlight the flavors of Mexico. Guests of the hotel can also enjoy the many festive musical and art events the resort will be hosting over the Thanksgiving holiday.”

Diners will include a complete holiday spread featuring a mix of traditional dishes, and those with a Mexican twist including:

  • Fresh salads – apple, celery and walnut; coleslaw; and potato bacon and mustard
  • Warm sides – green beans with bacon; pork, prune and apricot casserole,  pumpkin au  gratin, and beef in a creamy thyme sauce
  • A grand carving station of roasted turkey in annatto seed, a popular peppery and nutty spice widely used in Latin cooking, served with flavorful stuffing and cranberry basil sauce
  • Decadent seafood raw bar offerings  – mussels, scallops and shrimp
  • Traditional seasonal desserts such as pumpkin pie, walnut tart, cinnamon apple cake, and Latin inspired ones like Mexican spiced chocolate cake and cheese and red berries empanadas

These types of menu offerings give travelers the option of enjoying their holiday traditions while enjoying the pleasures of a relaxing vacation getaway in Mexico. 

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Susie Albin-Najera is the creator and editor of The Mexico Report, an award winning travel blog showcasing news, deals and resources for the modern traveler. Najera is a writer, author, travel blogger, marketing and public relations specialist and producer. Najera serves on the host committee for Maestro Cares, founded by singer Marc Anthony and producer Henry Cardenas; and on the advisory board for Corazon de Vida, providing aid to children in Mexico. She is also the creator of 'The Real Heroes of Mexico' showcasing community heroes in Mexico and producer of Latino Thought Makers. Najera has been recognized by the Mexican Consulate and Mexico Tourism Board for fostering positive relations between countries and her dedication to showcasing Mexico as a premiere destination. She can be reached at

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