Velas Resorts Group is a visionary developer of luxury vacation resorts, hotels and spas in Mexico - from the coast of Puerto Vallarta to the pristine sands of the Riviera Maya.
Velas Resorts features four spectacular luxury resorts with 1,170 luxury rooms and suites, including Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Velas Vallarta Suites Resort, Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta and Grand Velas Riviera Maya in Playa del Carmen.
Velas Resorts offer contemporary luxury accommodations, world-class spas, gourmet restaurants, gorgeous landscapes and an indefinable hospitality experience. Family owned and operated by the Velas brothers, who believe in the art and passion of hospitality, Velas Resorts are dedicated to creating unique luxury vacation experiences throughout Mexico for travelers from around the world.
The Velas Brothers, Juan Vela and Eduardo Vela Ruiz understand that having a vision means being a visionary. Never complacent, Velas Resorts is passionate about improving and staying on top of trends. Whether it's being an eco-friendly hotel, offering holistic wellness spas or utilizing state-of-the-art technology, Velas Resorts strive to give guests everything they desire.
A distinguished member of Leading Hotels of the World and Leading Spas of the World, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has received numerous awards ranging from the AAA Five Diamond Award to the Most Outstanding Resort and Most Excellent Spa Hotel award from Conde Nast Johansens.
Velas Resorts Honors -
Offering unparalleled all-inclusive experiences, Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit have earned 26 AAA Diamonds, including the prestigious Five Diamond Award.
Expedia named Casa Velas, Grand Velas Riviera Maya and Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit among the top ranked hotels on this year's Expedia Insiders' Select list which recognizes the best hotels worldwide that consistently deliver excellent service, a great overall experience and value. Casa Velas was chosen a top 10 in three categories, Relaxation/Spa and Hotel for Romance Luxury - by TripAdvisor in its 2011 Traveler's Choice awards.
Other esteemed international awards for our services and facilities are Virtuoso's "Best Spa", Conde Nast Johansen's "Most Excellent Resort", Conde Nast Traveler's "Gold List" and the American Academy of the Hospitality Sciences' 5 Star Diamond Award. Grand Velas Riviera Maya has earned Conde Nast Johansens' "Most Excellent Spa Hotel in Mexico and Central America." The resort was awarded exclusive Virtuoso status and its presidential suites were named among the top 101 hotel suites of the world by Elite traveler magazine. Grand Velas Riviera Maya was also the only resort in Mexico and South America awarded the "2009 Commitment Quality Award" by The Leading Hotels of the World".
Velas Resorts History -
Committed to developing unique resorts in premier destinations, exceptional design, award-winning amenities and the finest service throughout Mexico, Velas Resorts opened its first hotel, Velas Vallarta in 1989. Fourteen years later, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit opened its doors. This exquisite resort on Mexico's Riviera Nayarit is the new definition of luxury. In 2005, Casa Velas was added to the collection to provide an intimate adults-only resort in Marina Vallarta. Our newest and most ambitious resort, Grand Velas Riviera Maya opened its paradise in November of 2008 in the tropical oasis of Riviera Maya , 5 minutes away from Playa del Carmen and 40 minutes from Cancun International Airport. Velas Resorts continues to grow its unique brand of hospitality in Mexico.