Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (December 17, 2014) – In celebration of the new year, Mexico's "Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" Velas Vallarta, an all-suite resort in Puerto Vallarta, is debuting new family-friendly offerings with a freshly designed Kids Club, new seasonal children's spa treatments, expanded activities for children and parents to enjoy, gourmet dining and more.
Led by the resort's mascot turtle, Franki, the extensive Kids' Club program at Velas Vallarta now features a newly designed dedicated children's area with cozy spots for arts and crafts, video games and movies. The entire family can enjoy new activities offered daily for children ages 4 to 12 and updated every season including tennis clinics, cooking lessons, magic comedy, bonfires on the beach, Mexican bingo, karaoke and stone painting. Also included new for guests, Velas Vallarta is one of the only all-inclusive resorts in the area to offer an activity off-property complimentary, with its "City Tour & Shopping" to downtown Puerto Vallarta and "Cultural & Tequila Tour" to a genuine tequila distillery close to town.
During select times of the year, Velas Vallarta will also now offer special dedicated children's spa packages inside its rejuvenating spa including a foot massage, back massage, haircut, manicure and pedicure options to enjoy beside mom or dad. In addition, the fun never stops year-round with nightly themed entertainment including a Mexican Fiesta with live music, traditional Mexican cuisine and local artisans every Sunday.
Overlooking the turquoise waters of Banderas Bay and lush tropical gardens, Velas Vallarta's family suite accommodations with two and three bedrooms are ideal for the whole family with vacation-enhancing amenities including fully-equipped kitchens, a spacious dining area, separate living area and stocked mini bars in each suite.
A highlight of the experience for families, gourmet dining reflects the seasonal harvest of Puerto Vallarta at several restaurants in both elegant and casual oceanfront settings, as well as exotic fusions from around the globe. From Dec. 15, 2014 through April 15, 2015, Velas Vallarta opens the doors of Alejandra Restaurant where guests can enjoy delicious tastes from the Pacific. A delicious pizza menu overseen by top Chicago Italian chef Dino Romanucci is also included for families, 24 hours a day.
Nightly rates start at $173 per person per night, based in double occupancy. For reservations or more information, please visit www.velasvallarta.com, or call 1-888-407-4869.
About Velas Vallarta
Velas Vallarta is an all-inclusive family resort located on 10 acres of oceanfront with lush gardens in Puerto Vallarta, walking distance of Marina Vallarta Golf Course and just minutes from downtown Puerto Vallarta. Situated on the emerald waters of Banderas Bay, Velas Vallarta features 345 suites in three eight-storey buildings, a high-tech Convention Center that can accommodate up to 700 people, three swimming pools, a rejuvenating spa along with spa cabins seaside, fitness center, multiple restaurants, and an inviting lounge with live music. Nightly theme dinners and local specialties are sure to please even the most discerning palate, and room service is available around the clock. When it comes to daytime and evening entertainment, guests can choose from an exciting and original array of activities and events, from making piñatas and jewelry, yoga on the jetty to Mexican fiestas and casino nights. The recently renovated Kids' Club also welcomes children under 13 with supervised activities like treasure hunt, face painting, sand castles to crafting with beads, allowing parents to indulge in a choice of exciting or relaxing pursuits like a game of golf, a variety of excursions or pampering at the spa. In addition, the resort was one of the first in the destination with a Green Globe certification, dating back to 2008. Puerto Vallarta features championship golf courses, world-class spas and magnificent beaches, not to mention various sports and activities up in the Sierra Madre Mountains. The possibilities for rest and relaxation, or fun and excitement, are endless. Velas Vallarta was built and is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, majority owner, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela by his side, vice president of Velas Resorts.