As part of the collection of brands by Velas Resorts, Grand Velas stands as the ultra luxury flagship for Meetings and Groups and Incentive Travels.
Here, the 7 highlights that will prove Velas Resorts as a superb brand.
1. Location and Concept
Located in Mexico’s three best beach destinations – Los Cabos, Riviera Maya and Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit – Grand Velas Resorts offer a combination of the finest All-Inclusive quality across the board along with service and value, whether it’s the cuisine and spa, the accommodations, activities or convention facilities.
Grand Velas’ designer-like suites offer more than 1,000 square feet each – some with private outdoor plunge pools–, and custom-commissioned artwork by local master artisans. Luxurious amenities include artisanal tequila or mezcal, Nespresso machines and all-inclusive stocked minibar.
Food, creativity and presentation comparable to top restaurants in world capitals are the hallmark at Grand Velas Resorts. Cocina de Autor at Grand Velas Riviera Maya is the first restaurant in the world that’s part of an All-Inclusive that won the AAA 5-Diamond Award while the signature restaurant at Grand Velas Los Cabos was named among CNN’s Best New Restaurants for 2017. Restaurants are led by internationally renowned chefs including Two-Star Michelin Dutch Chef Sidney Schutte; Maître Cuisinier de France Michel Mustière; Mikel Alonso and Bruno Oteiza, disciples of Spanish superstar Juan Arzak, owners of Biko in Mexico City; and Juan Licerio Alcala, creator of the $25K World’s Most Expensive Taco.
The All-Inclusive foodie experiences offered include a margarita trolley; wine and saki pairings; tequila, mezcal and even hot sauce tastings; DIY insuite taco bar; gourmet Picnics To-Go, and more. Everything, from unlimited food and wines to premium beverages, 24-hour in suite dining and even service and tax are part of the all inclusive daily rate.
4. Signature Spa
SE SPA by Grand Velas feature treatments inspired by native traditions using organic elements, like blue agave, coffee & chocolate, aromatherapy from onsite gardens and more. The water journeys are a highlight at these Spas, with hydrotherapy facilities featuring dry saunas, cold plunge pools, vitality pools, whirlpools, herbal steam rooms with color-therapy, clay and ice rooms, experience showers and bubble beds.
5. Facilities for Groups
Grand Velas feature state-of-the art meeting and event spaces for 10 to 3000 guests, as well as top-of-the-line audio-visual equipment, technical support and fully equipped business centers. Special services for events include a cellphone concierge, live streaming on the web and social media, drone video to shoot moments from unique heights and angles, and captivating outdoor areas for functions and unforgettable weddings.
6. Activities for all ages – (getting ahead with that Incentive Travel!)
Activities day and night abound at Grand Velas. Behind the Scenes Ecological Tours of Resort’s Jungle, Mangroves, Cenotes and Beach give guests the chance to experience the unique environment, and understand the resort’s conservation efforts. Other All-Inclusive services and amenities include multiple-tiered swimming pools, fitness centers, flyboarding, kayaks, kitesurfing, snorkeling and more.
The dedicated Teen and Kids’ Clubs offer safe, fun and creative environments, with high-tech lounges and games like billiards, air hockey, Xbox, PS3 and individual cubicles with special seats and more for Teens. Younger kids ages 4 to 12 enjoy expanded kids clubs complete with Xbox, Wii, Blu-ray films and all kinds of board games and craft projects. Babies are also VIPs at Grand Velas where guests can reserve a crib, Mexican toys, baby floats, gentle bath and shampoo gels, and organic foods in advance.
7. Like home with a Velas Resorts twist
Luxury travelers are accustomed to attentive service, however, guests at Grand Velas receive an extraordinary level of service with their own personal concierge and an overall staff to guest ratio of three-to-one. They’ll do everything to make guests feel at home.
With good reason once guests visit with us, it’s the first of many visits. Plan your Groups’ first visit together with the expert advice of our specialists: