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Jun 06
This summer, Velas Resorts in Mexico are offering myriad promotions to complement their boundless activities for guests of all ages. Suite upgrades, half off roundtrip airport transfers, resort credits for the boutique and spa, discounted golf, early check in and late checkout, and more are included.
Mar 01
This Easter, Velas Resorts in Mexico invites families to celebrate with an array of exclusive offerings, including imaginative egg hunts, spa experiences for kids, live animal interactions, DIY activities, gourmet Easter brunches, and more. With special rates for children and a lineup of family-friendly entertainment, Velas Resorts blend the spirit of Easter with the warmth of Mexican hospitality and tradition.
Jan 08
Grand Velas Boutique Hotel Los Cabos, a new all-inclusive resort and concept from Mexico’s Velas Resorts, is now open.
Dec 12
Velas Resorts is now offering a new Mojiganga Wedding Experience, a unique fusion of traditional Mexican heritage and modern luxury. Mojigangas, deeply rooted in Mexican cultural heritage, are towering, vibrant puppets crafted from papier-mâché that carry a rich history and multifaceted significance that dates back to the colonial era.
Dec 08
Velas Vallarta, a luxury all-inclusive family resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is now offering a new fishing experience for guests to immerse themselves in one of the most emblematic activities of the port city.
Nov 13
Velas Resorts in Mexico are once again rolling out the holiday carpet for the festive season with a number of holiday-themed activities for guests. In-suite Christmas trees, traditional Mexican posadas, a special helicopter arrival from Santa Clause, gingerbread mansions, and much more are on tap.
Nov 09
For the annual Black Friday holiday, Velas Resorts in Mexico is offering up to 20% savings on the nightly rates plus added values like complimentary stays for kids and half off teens, airport transfers, unlimited access to the spa’s renowned hydrotherapy, suite upgrades, and more through 2024.
Nov 04
For Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festivities this year, Velas Resorts in Mexico will offer authentic celebrations ranging from catrina parades and nighttime cultural tours of Puerto Vallarta’s Malecon, to culinary traditions and art and handicraft exhibits. Celebrated on November 1st and 2nd, Día de Los Muertos is a deeply cherished Mexican holiday honoring the memories of loved ones who have passed. Traditionally marked by vibrant food, drinks, and ofrendas (elaborate altars), the living artfully prepare their loved one’s gravesites in hopes of one day reuniting.
Jul 24
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (July 24, 2023) – Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico will feature a new Catrina immersive experience this year for its Day of the Dead celebration. As part of the hotel’s commitment to showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Mexico, this new offering gives guests a unique opportunity to engage with the vibrant traditions and customs that define the iconic and beloved Mexican holiday. Guests can partake in the experiences daily at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. from October 27- November 5.
Jun 05
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (June 5, 2023) – Taking their commitment to providing exceptional wedding services a step further, Velas Resorts has introduced a new Weddings Social Media Expert for celebrations. Offering new services like Insta-worthy photo backdrops and TikTok transitions, she can advise on the best shots for all social platforms while also capturing every special moment of the wedding day to share with those not in attendance.
May 10
First Annual Cactus Fest: Innovative Menus, Specialty Amenities, Spa Treatments & More In Celebration of the Superfood with a Historical Significance At Velas Resorts in May
Feb 23
Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is now offering guests a chance to learn about the local Huichol culture with new equinox and solstice ceremonies.
Jan 31
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico has unveiled a new menu of outdoor dining experiences for guests that overlook the renowned Puerto Vallarta sunset and Banderas Bay. The Instagram-worthy setups include curated menus, decor, music, and more.
Aug 26
New Mexican pizza menu with innovative takes on traditional flavors
Aug 18
Velas Resorts in Vallarta-Nayarit, Mexico are now offering a new promotion to guests that are looking to double up on vacation this year.
Jul 29
An extensive lineup of Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations is on tap inclusive of Mexican posada celebrations, insuite Christmas trees, traditional treasure hunt for the chocolate coins, extravagant NYE festivities and more. At Velas Vallarta, Santa Claus makes a special arrival on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta via parachute. For bookings through August 31, the resort collection is also now offering 50% savings on kids’ and teens’ rates and resort credits at select properties.
May 13
Grand Velas resorts in Riviera Nayarit and Los Cabos were honored among the best all-inclusive resorts worldwide and the best luxury hotels in Mexico.
Mar 09
Vallarteando offers Mexican arts and crafts with authentic food and drink tastings. Puerto Vallarta Events.
Dec 15
Guests visiting Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta this holiday season can get in the festive spirit by enjoying a new signature Christmas Clericot cocktail.
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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