2010 Most Excellent Resort and Most Excellent Spa Awarded to Grand Velas Resorts in Riviera Nayarit and Riviera Maya By Condé Nast Johansens Luxury Hotel Guide

  • Grand Velas Resorts
  • 01.27.10
Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Riviera Nayarit was named the 2010 Most Excellent Resort in Mexico and Central America, one of several distinctions the resort has received since 2005 by Condé Nast Johansens, the international luxury travel guide owned by Condé Nast Publications Ltd.

Its sister property, Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Riviera Maya, was named Most Excellent Spa Hotel in Mexico and Central America, and was one of the finalists in the Most Excellent Beach Resort category.  In addition, Casa Velas Hotel Boutique was also one of the finalists in the Most Excellent Hotel in Mexico and Central America category.  The winners were announced on January 6th by Lesley O’Malley-Keyes, vice president and publishing director, The Americas. 
The winners are part of a collection of more than 300 outstanding properties throughout the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Atlantic Caribbean and Pacific Islands. Readers of the guides, hotel guests and the Condé Nast Johansens' inspection team all contributed votes for the 2010 awards.

In Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and a recipient of the AAA Five-Diamond Award.  Located just 15 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta on Banderas Bay, Grand Velas features 267 ocean-view suites, ultra spacious spa suites and two and three-bedroom Imperial Suites. Grand Velas Spa is a crown jewel of the resort and a member of Leading Spas of the World. The spa features 20 treatment rooms, over 80 spa treatments, a high-performance gym and exercise room, spa boutique and a beauty salon. Five restaurants, three of which are gourmet, feature stylish decor and a la carte choices for French, Italian or Mexican cuisine. The resort also offers tiered three-temperature infinity pools with iPod minis, tennis court, 25,321 total sq. feet of meeting space, special entertainment for adults and kids and a kids club. 

Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Riviera Maya represents some of the latest and most sophisticated iterations of the ultra-luxury, all-inclusive resort experience.  This Leading Hotels of the World-designated resort is a pre-eminent one of its class boasting 491 suites, each more than 1,000 square-fee; a gastronomic tour of the Yucatan, Europe and Asia offering seven restaurants with world-class chefs from France, Spain and Mexico; one of the region’s largest spa sanctuaries at more than 89,000 square-feet; dedicated butler service for each guest; and a 91,457 square-foot convention center. The resort is 40 miles from Cancun and five minutes from Playa del Carmen. 

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