24 March, 2012

Grand Velas: Raising the bar once again

Forbes.com: “Game Changing” cuisine at Grand Velas Resorts

Forbes.com: “Game Changing” cuisine at Grand Velas Resorts

Riviera Nayarit, Mexico (March 22nd, 2012) – The prestigious internet media company, Forbes.com just named Grand Velas Resorts in the Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit among the 10 Coolest All Inclusive Resorts, chosen from a global list for their excellence in food and service to activities, that offer a one-of-a-kind experience that sets them apart.

Grand Velas resorts have made history among all-inclusives by earning the highest possible AAA 5-Diamond rating at both properties, raising the bar high, with fine dining restaurants that are a la carte, no buffets, top shelf liquor, 24-hour room service included, butlers, yoga and pilates classes, and first class service and amenities all around”, highlighted the site.

The article goes on to say that the resorts “also got 4 Diamonds for their cuisine, have won awards for their spas, and feature accommodations that rival any luxury hotels.”Velas Resorts were the only resorts in Mexico to be selected.

 

 

About Grand Velas Riviera Maya:
The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya, an all-suites and spa resort located five minutes from Playa del Carmen, is the latest and most sophisticated iteration of the ultra-luxury, all-inclusive resort experience. This Leading Hotels of the World designated resort is the preeminent one of its class boasting 491 suites, each more than 1,000 square-feet, in three separate ambiances– premium ocean-front Grand Class Suites with terrace plunge pools for families with children 12 and up, family-friendly ocean-view Ambassador Suites and Zen Grand Suites embraced by the flora and fauna of the Yucatan Peninsula’s jungle. The resort presents a gastronomic tour of the Yucatan, Europe and Asia offering seven restaurants with world-class chefs from France, Spain and Mexico; dedicated butler service for each guest, and the region’s largest spa sanctuary at over 89,000 square-feet specializing in signature treatments inspired by ancient cultures from around the world. The spa was named “Best Spa” in the world by Virtuoso and also earned a SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Award. The resort was designed by lauded Mexican architecture firm Elias and Elias and features the sleek and modish interiors that fuse the serenity of the Caribbean with the vibrancy of Yucatan cultures.

Grand Velas Riviera Maya

 

About Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit:
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, an all-suites and spa resort located just 15 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta on Banderas Bay, is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and a recipient of the AAA Five-Diamond Award. The resort features 267 spacious ocean-view suites. The crown jewel of the resort and a member of Leading Spas of the World, the Spa at Grand Velasfeatures 20 treatment rooms, over 60 spa treatments, gym and exercise room, spa boutique and beauty salon. The family-friendly resort also offers tiered three-temperature infinity pools, tennis court, 25,321 total sq feet of meeting space and a Kids Club. Nearby are championship golf courses, numerous options for soft adventure, and the charming town of Puerto Vallarta with its many shops, art galleries and nightlife.Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

 
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