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Jun 01
Guests staying at the all-inclusive Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta can now celebrate their birthday with a bonfire on the beach overlooking the renowned sunset and the emerald waters of Banderas Bay.
Aug 27
For its 2020/21 weddings, Velas Vallarta invites couples and their compadres to enjoy a new Beach Club Spa Party offering.
Dec 26
YouTube Video Workshop for Kids and Teens at Velas Vallarta
Aug 13
Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta has added two new spa offerings for its guests for this summer and beyond.
Jul 15
Groups can now request a custom song from Velas Vallarta's Mariachi Butler Felipe Romero, who will compose and perform a song
May 16
Velas Vallarta has added another activity to its all-encompassing offerings-Pickleball.
Apr 22
Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta has launched a new activity for groups in preparation for summer grilling season.
Mar 19
Forget wine and cheese. The newest welcome amenity at Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta pairs the creamy bites with craft beer.
Mar 07
Special Menus, Spa Treatments, Drinks, Family-Friendly Workshops & More Feature Coconut in Every Form
Feb 26
Beginning in March, Velas Vallarta will feature a new regional specialty each week as part of the resort’s ongoing commitment to showcasing Mexican cuisine, culture and traditions.
Oct 01
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (October 1, 2018) – Guests can now indulge in tasty Mexican street food from the comfort of their pool chair at Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta.
Sep 24
Velas Resorts in Mexico announces its properties in Los Cabos, Riviera Maya, Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta have been accepted into membership of Preferred Hotels & Resorts – the world’s largest independent hotel brand that represents more than 700 distinctive hotels, resorts, residences, and unique hotel groups across 85 countries.
Jul 29
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (June 29, 2018) – Guests can indulge their passion in the famed fruit with the first festival in its honor, celebrating the seasonal debut in August, at Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta. Guests can enjoy a four-course tasting menu, or a subtler bite with individual a la carte options like sea scallops with passion fruit flakes, passion fruit and mango shrimp ceviche and passion fruit scented red snapper showcasing its flavors.
Apr 05
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (April 5, 2018) – Puerto Vallarta’s Velas Vallarta resort shares the recipe for its Cucumber & Habanero Chili Margarita.
Jan 25
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (January 25, 2018) – Always wonder about the story behind Mexico’s famous mariachi music? Here’s a guide to the music that was recognized an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO, written by Felipe Romero Figueroa, Director of Puerto Vallarta’s Mariachi Vallarta 2000.
Jan 24
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (January 24, 2018) – Beginning March 15th, Velas Vallarta will offer new Straw Mosaic workshops for guests to learn the prehispanic technique of Arte en Popotillo. Originally used to adorn temples, houses, and schools, among others, the art is made by spreading a thin layer of beeswax from Campeche, a Mexican state on the Yucatán Peninsula, on a surface and then placing dyed popotillo in a pattern using one’s fingernail to get a desired length.
Dec 22
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (December 22, 2017) – Guillermo Carmona has been named Executive Chef of Velas Vallarta, an all-inclusive family resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Oct 19
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (October 19, 2017) - Foodies Cantina is once again opening its doors at Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta for guests to enjoy a typical Mexican cantina’s food and drinks.
Oct 06
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (October 6, 2017) – In celebration of Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), the oceanfrontVelas Vallarta offers two new activities for guests to experience the Mexican culture and history of the holiday.
Sep 28
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (September 28, 2017) - Velas Vallarta has welcomed a new addition to its wildlife program: Kevin, the 5-year-old harris hawk.
May 24
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (May 24, 2017) – The gift of a rose bears many meanings and has been used in countless occasions to express joy, gratitude, love and friendship.
Feb 27
Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta now offers guests live glass blowing during its weekly Mexican fiesta celebration.
Oct 12
Some hotels roll out the extra services and amenities on guests’ arrival, but Velas Vallarta with its new Checkout Concierge makes guests feel like VIPs when they leave as well.
Jul 27
A new sea turtle experience debuts at Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico that allows guests the opportunity to participate in conservation training, hatchling releases, nesting patrol and cleaning of hatching nests.
Apr 01
he “Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Velas Resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit have launched an incentive program for travel agents booking a wedding or social group at any of its four luxury properties in Mexico.
Mar 21
Mexico’s family-friendly, all-suites Velas Vallarta offers guests an expansive gourmet pizza menu, overseen by top Chicago Italian chef Dino Romanucci.
Mar 01
Mexico’s Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta recently debuted a new nightly drink tasting activity for guests, adding to its list of expansive amenities and services included in the nightly rate.
Feb 03
Couples tying the knot at Mexico’s four “Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Velas Resorts in 2016 and 2017 enjoy a variety of new wedding promotions to ring in the new year, such as complimentary ceremonies, suite upgrades, weekday wedding savings and more.
Jan 11
Mexico’s “Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Velas Resorts invite guests to exchange cold weather at home for Mexico’s warm sun with value-packed winter promotions.
Jan 05
Mexico’s “Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Velas Resorts has appointed Gianpaolo Bellomunno as Corporate Director of Sales & Marketing, effective immediately.
Oct 19
Mexico’s “Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Velas Resorts has appointed Juan Carlos López Ruiz, Hotel Manager of Velas Vallarta, and Karina Zuñiga, Hotel Manager of Casa Velas, effective immediately
Oct 01
Mexico’s “Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Velas Resorts has selected Passages of Distinction as their Northeast and Midwest leisure sales representation company, effective immediately.
Sep 10
Mexico’s “Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Casa Velas and Velas Vallarta join together to offer the ultimate Bachelor and Bachelorette Package.
Sep 02
Mexico’s Velas Vallarta serves a fruitful welcome to its guests who book a two- or three-bedroom suite with its new paleta chiller, a Latin American fruit ice pop served in a flavored water.
Jul 28
Puerto Vallarta’s Velas Vallarta invites taco lovers to savor and sample a variety of authentic Mexican tacos with its new interactive Taco Tasting Experience. Guests experience an authentic tasting of assorted Mexican tacos from Jorge Sierra, executive chef, poolside at the oceanfront resort with guided explanations on each taco
Jul 20
– Expedia® has named three Velas Resorts – Casa Velas, Grand Velas Riviera Maya and Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit - among the top 650 hotels on this year’s Expedia Insiders’ Select™ list. The Insiders’ Select list formally recognizes the best hotels worldwide that consistently deliver excellent service, a great overall experience and a notable value.
Jun 22
Six-Hour Fishing Adventure, 54 Holes of Championship Golf & More Included In New Hotel Package
May 29
Mexico’s Velas Resorts are celebrating summer by showcasing a selection of special treatments for $99 each at their world-class destination spas, a savings up to 50 percent.
May 17
Puerto Vallarta Resort Launches New On-site Behind-the-Scene Eco Tours
May 13
Father’s Enjoy Accommodations, Special Amenity, City and Cultural Tours & More Complimentary At Velas Vallarta This June
Apr 22
Champagne, Sweet Treats and Flowers Delivered As In-Suite VIP Wedding Amenity
Apr 22
Spa Specials, Suite Upgrades, Gourmet Cuisine, Early Check-In/Late Check-out & More Included in Velas Resorts’ Mother’s Day Packages, Available through May
Apr 22
Unlimited Golf, Spa Discounts, City and Cultural Tours, Resort Discounts and More Included in Resort Summer Promotions
Apr 21
They Like It Hot: Velas Vallarta Offers Trip Through Mexico — Via Savoring Hot Sauce
Dec 17
From Spa Treatments and Expanded Activities to Spacious Family Suites And Nightly Themed Entertainment
Dec 05
Luxury “Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Mexico Resorts Recognized Nationally By Leading Global Online Travel Company
Sep 21
Velas Vallarta automatically received its second consecutive “Distintivo S” certificate; in collaboration with the Federal Secretary of Tourism, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Rainforest Alliance.
Aug 09
– Melín Castro Ardavín has received the Merit Award for Interior Design from the Association of Furniture Manufacturers of Jalisco (AFAMJAL).
May 29
Eduardo José Vela Ruiz nació en Mount Vernon, Nueva York en el año de 1951. Desde los 2 años de edad radica en Tampico, Tamaulipas. Es un empresario mexicano, constructor de oficio y actualmente director del corporativo Velas Resorts.
May 21
In May 2014 TripAdvisor®, the travel portal with over 60 million reviews by users in 30 different countries, presented its Certificate of Excellence to the four properties in the Velas Resorts chain: Velas Vallarta and Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta and Grand Velas in the Riviera Nayarit and Riviera Maya.
Feb 26
Mexican TV personality Chef Yolanda Yanar takes center stage each week with a live cooking show of traditional Mexican dishes at Puerto Vallarta’s luxury all-inclusive resort, Velas Vallarta. Hotel guests are treated to a demonstration of dishes from across all regions of the country, including appetizers, entrees and desserts. Sample plates have included chicken in varied moles made from scratch, Mexican flan, Tres Leches cake, and tortilla soup. Participants are invited to join the chef on stage preparing three separate dishes.
Dec 06
From sunset beach weddings to romantic garden celebrations to grand ballroom affairs, Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta Mexico offers a wedding package covering all the necessities
Dec 03
Family reunion groups at the four "Beyond All- Inclusive, Beyond All-Compare" Velas Resorts on Mexico's Caribbean and Pacific Coasts enjoy special perks, such as spa credits, discounts on additional spa treatments
Nov 26
In November Velas Vallarta received the President’s Award from RCI; the world’s largest international vacation exchange network.
Nov 16
In late October 2013 the hotels of Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit presented the ‘Live It to Believe It’ campaign at an event in Toronto and Montreal. The campaign seeks to strengthen the alliance between Canada and Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit; the main objective is to really reinforce the ties between the two countries and gain exposure through mass media and public exhibitions.
Jun 25
Travelers can enjoy ‘off season’ discounts this summer at savings up to 30% offered at the all-inclusive Velas Resorts in three of Mexico’s top beach destinations.
May 18
Topics Include Monetizing, Legal Issues, Familial Privacy, Photography and More
May 17
Every week or so I get asked, ‘Is it safe to go to Mexico?’ I had always said, if you’re thoughtful about where you go, yes.
Nov 17
This holiday season, the "Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" Velas Resorts in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit still have space available for families and couples alike. The Velas Resorts' all-inclusive rates include spacious suite accommodations, a la carte gourmet meals
Jun 10
If you are planning to visit Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit or Riviera Maya, from June 7th onward, share your vacation experience on Facebook for a chance to win one of 12 luxury all-inclusive vacations for two in any of the Velas Resorts. As part of "Share your Experience and Be an Ambassador" campaign
Nov 10
Folkloric Dances, Bicentennial Fiestas, Christmas Circus & More for the Holidays in Puerto Vallarta
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