Mexico Resort News and PressVelas Resorts raises the bar when it comes to all-inclusive luxury resorts in Mexico. Our passion and dedication to world-class hospitality, innovative dining, luxury spas and unforgettable resort experiences has garnered us prestigious awards and designations over the years, as well as rave reviews from guests and press. Velas Resorts have been recognized as Mexico's top luxury hotels by AAA, Conde Nast Traveler, and Leading Hotels of the World for its all-inclusive luxury, superior service, spa facilities, innovative dining, and spectacular resort amenities.
Find out what's happening at our Velas Resort getaways by reading the latest press and news on our acclaimed resorts in Mexico.
- Grand Velas Riviera Maya Named Among Best Resorts in Spafinder Wellness 365's Wellness Travel Awards
- Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Becomes First Cardiac-Protected Resort in Latin America
- Mexico's "Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" Casa Velas Debuts Million-Dollar Renovation for 10th Anniversary
- Mexico's Velas Resorts Appoint New Hotel Managers at Puerto Vallarta Properties-Casa Velas and Velas Vallarta
- Renowned Chefs of Mexico's Foodie Resorts Unite for Behind the Scenes Tasting In the Kitchen at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Nov 20th
- Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Hotel Experience Offered At Mexico's Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
- New Flyboarding and Kitesurfing Experiences Take Water Sports to New Heights At Grand Velas Riviera Maya
- Scrub, Soothe and Sip: New Sensory Vitamin C Facial and Smoothie Stimulate Multiple Senses at Mexico's Grand Velas Riviera Maya
- Passages of Distinction Selected as Northeast and Midwest Sales Agency at Mexico's Velas Resorts
- Christmas Trees and Toys Delivered to Suite at Mexico's "Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" Velas Resorts
- Digital Nomads Demand Equal Time; Velas Resorts Now Include Tech Concierge Services in All-Inclusive Rates
- No worries about How to Pack Sunhat with Grand Velas Resorts' New Suite Amenity; Locally Handcrafted Sunhats Gifted
- Ahh-Mazing Wellness Suites Debut this October at Mexico's Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
- Natalie Smith Appointed East Coast Sales Rep at Mexico's AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya
- Couples That Bachelor/Bachelorette Together - Stay Together: Mexico's All-Inclusive Velas Resorts Combine Pre-wedding Fiestas For the Ultimate Bachelor & Bachelorette Package.
- Maítre Cuisinier de France Michel Mustiere Appointed Executive Chef Of AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya
- Mexico's Velas Vallarta Introduces Paleta Fruit Chillers as Its Newest Welcome Amenity
- Velas Resorts Up The Ante On Fashion Credentials With Pop-Up Shop And Runway Show Of New Beach Collection From Fashion Designer For Mexicos´s First Lady in Puerto Vallarta
- New Murse (aka Man Purse) Debuts in Casa Velas "Handbag Bar"
- A Step Back In Time- New Cultural Tour Package Offered At Mexico´s Casa Velas Resort
- Celebrate Día de los Muertos in Mexico
- Something to TACObout- New Taco Tasting Experience At Mexico´s Velas Vallarta
- The Best Of France Event Unites 4 top Maitres Cuisiniers de France At Grand Velas Riviera Maya. October 14-18th
- Mexico´s "Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" Velas Resorts Named Top Hotels in 2015 Expedia Insider´s Select List
- Best of France Event Unites 4 top Maitres Cuisiniers de France At Grand Velas Riviera Maya, October 14-18th
- Grand Velas Riviera Maya Distinguished in Travel Leisure's 2015 "World's Best" Awards
- Dancing with the stars¨Favorite Louis van amstel Hosts Lablast retreat at Mexico's Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, November 25-29
- Live Straming, Drone Filming, Social Media Integration and Interactive Wedding Paintings Now Offered as New Destination WEdding Services at Mexico's Velas Resorts
- Obama and Jeb Bush Would like the Classic Guac -No Peas Thank You- And Salsa New Group Offering At " Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" Velas Resorts in Mexico
- $2 Million Billionaire's Birthday Package for Coming-of-Age Teens Caters to World's Most Elite at Mexico's Grand Velas Resorts
- New Surf and Turf package combines golf & fishing on Mexico's Pacific coast at Velas Resorts
- Mexico's Grand Velas Riviera Maya named Top searched all-inclusive in the world of yahoo travel
- Grand Velas Riviera Maya Recognized in TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame
- Puerto Vallarta's Casa Velas debuts 6 new gourmet tastingmenus at Emiliano Restaurant
- Grand Velas Riviera Maya hosts prestigious world economic forum for Latin America
- Dad Stay for Free at Mexico´s Velas Vallarta for Father´s Day
- Mexico's Velas Vallarta shows their green side to guests
- 99 Summer Spa Specials at Mexico's Velas Resorts
- Mexico´s Velas Resorts Receive a triple crown of AAA five diamond awards in 2015
- Riviera Maya named among the best resorts for weddings
- Off the beaten path in the Yucatan
- In suite cupcake sampling: newest vip perk at Grand Velas Riviera Maya
- Velas Resorts introduces the Detox Concierge as a part of 2015 Digital Detox Program
- New "Dream Engagement" Package Creates Unparalleled Proposal for Popping the Question at Mexico's Casa Velas Resort
- Celebrate Spa-Mommy Dearest at Mexico's "Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" Velas Resorts with New Mother's Day Packages
- Wedding Night VIp Amenities Gifted for Wedding Instagrams at Mexico's Velas Resorts
- They Like It Hot: Velas Vallarta Offers Trip Through Mexico -Via Savoring Hot Sauce
- Hot Summer Deals Now Featured at Mexico's Velas Resorts
- Grand Velas Riviera Maya, New French Cocktail Menu With Traditional French Liqueurs
- Grand Velas Riviera Maya and Cocina de Autor One Again Celebrate Their AAA Five Diamond Win
- Grand Velas Riveira Maya Spa Treatments by Spafinder Wellness 365
- Grand Velas Riviera Maya ranks in the Best All Inclusive Resorts 2014 by Five Star Allience
- Grand Velas Riviera Maya ranks in the 10 Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts in Mexico
- Grand Velas Riviera Maya Delivers an Unpararalleled Fine Dining Experience
- Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Mexico Leading the Way in Adult Luxury All-Inclusive Travel
- Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Signature Spa Review by BusinessTravelDestinations.com
- Casa Velas Boutique Luxury All-Inclusive Boutique Hotel for Adults Only at Indulged Traveler
- Casa Velas Boutique Luxury All-Inclusive Boutique Hotel for Adults Only, "Hanbag Bar" Features Designer Bags on Loan Complimentary for a Special Evening
- Casa Velas Boutique Luxury All-Inclusive Boutique Hotel for Adults Only, Botanic Garden Results in High Mexican Cuisine
- Velas Vallarta All-Inclusive Resort at Usa Today
- New Sensory Culinary Experience Combines Tequila, Fine Dining pa Scents at Velas Resorts
- Winners of 2008 Awards for Excellence in the Americas, Atlantic, Caribbean & Pacific Islands
- Condé Nast Johansens luxury hotel guide announces
- Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort provides world-class convention center: variety of room sizes, technologically advanced, five-star hospitality
- Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort awarded AAA five-diamond award
- Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort named best luxury hotel in the 2006 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards
- Grand Velas All Suites & Spa resort celebrates new $15 million tower with spa suites, receipt of aaa five-diamond award, new gourmet french restaurant and more
AAA Five DiamondGrand Velas is the only family-friendly, all-inclusive resort in North America to receive the prestigious Five Diamond Award. Every year tourism editors of the American Automobile Association (AAA) visit more 70,000 lodgings, campgrounds, restaurants and attractions throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean looking for luxury establishments to conduct evaluations. Less than 1% of the more than 32,000 AAA properties achieve this distinction.
Leading Hotels of the World Leading SpaGrand Velas has been recognized by the Leading Hotels of the World as a Leading Spa Hotel since 2005. To earn this designation, a spa must pass inspection in 1,500 categories and offer outstanding service and a luxurious environment. The Leading Spa designation is a benchmark for luxury standards.
Conde Nast JohansensGrand Velas Resorts have been honored in Conde Nast Johansens Excellence Awards and recommended since 2003. Grand Velas was recognized as 2008 Most Excellent Spa Hotel, 2007 Most Excellent Spa Hotel, 2006 Most Excellent Spa Hotel, and 2005 Most Outstanding Resort. For 30 years, Conde Nast Johansens has been the leading worldwide guide for independently owned luxury hotels. The guides have a loyal readership by guaranteeing that each recommended property undergoes a rigorous annual inspection to ensure exceptional quality.
Conde Nast TravelerIn 2007, Grand Velas ranked as one of the top 15 hotels in Central America/Mexico by the leading luxury travel magazine, Conde Nast Traveler. In the 2007 top list, we ranked 12th for hotels in Mexico and Central America. The magazine's popular annual list ranks hotels on outstanding service, world-class facilities, luxury spas and gourmet dining.
Five Star DiamondFor several years, our resorts have been awarded the Five Star Diamond from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences. Grand Velas was honored in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. Members of the renowned American Academy of Hospitality Sciences monitor the standards in the luxury services sector. Based on their experiences and guest comments, the Academy awarded Grand Velas the Five Star Diamond Award. This honor acknowledges our commitment to maintaining the highest standards in the industry.
Mexico Tourism Ministrys Distintivo HSince 2004 Grand Velas resorts have been honored with the Mexico Tourism Ministrys Distintivo H certificate. This program was instituted by the Ministry to promote outstanding culinary standards in leading hotels. Grand Velas is proud to be recognized for our innovative dining experiences.
Best Luxury Hotel TripAdvisorGrand Velas earned the 2006 TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Award as Best Luxury Hotel. Millions of travelers vote for their favorite hotels based on outstanding service and value. The TripAdvisor Travelers Choice awards are recognized for their unbiased reviews and opinions of the world's best hotels. More than 5 million people in the TripAdvisor community offer opinions on more than 220,000 hotels and attractions worldwide.