The season has just begun and it’s time for heavenly summer Incentive Travels.
Casa Velas, the AAA 4 Diamond Boutique Hotel part of the Velas Resorts’s collection,raises the bar on Iced Tea with 9 kinds of this refreshing drink infused with herbs, different fruits, vegetables, and even liquors like tequila and mezcal. Available at the boutique hotel’s Ocean Club, choices like grapefruit, lemon and peppermint and strawberry, cucumber and apple complement waters infused with cinnamon, orange, ginger, and passion fruit; rosemary and hibiscus; basil; and more.
Then, amid lush foliage at the main resort, there are creative, healthy, delicious poolside snacks that are a perfect complement to the teas. These include protein truffles; brochettes of nopal with mushroom, tomato, onions and fine herbs; Jicama tacos with vegetables; fresh fruit popsicles; dried fruit and nuts; and bean brownies. Additionally, guests can enjoy special coconut-themed food and drinks via a new Coco Cart. Served in a fresh halved coconut gathered from one of the palms dotting the resort, special menu items such as shrimp and coconut ceviche compliment a coconut cocktail list.
A not-to-be-missed: Coco Loco with coconut cream, lime juice, vodka, tequila, Malibu rum and coconut water.