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Hanukkah on the Beautiful Beaches of Mexico

The glow of the menorah candles illuminates the joyful December night, marking the beginning of one of the most significant festivals in the Jewish calendar: Hanukkah. This eight-day celebration, also known as the Festival of Lights, has deep historical roots and vibrant traditions.

Celebrate this holiday season in Velas Resorts style

At Velas Resorts, we understand the importance of celebrating in the company of your loved ones. That’s why, this festive season, we have prepared various activities that will allow you to personalize your celebration during your stay at any of our captivating destinations. Discover everything we have for you.

Velas Resorts’ Style Black Friday + Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the perfect opportunity to plan your upcoming luxury vacations to Mexico’s most spectacular destinations with Velas Resorts. This annual event offers unique discounts and promotions for traveling to Los Cabos, Vallarta-Nayarit, or Riviera Maya. This time, it will take place from November 24th to 27th!

Celebrating the cultural immersion of the Day of the Dead at Velas Resorts

Day of the Dead in Mexico is a deeply rooted celebration within the country’s culture and identity. In this colorful tradition, observed on November 1st and 2nd, we honor and remember our dearly departed loved ones. During these days, Mexicans create altars adorned with offerings of food, beverages, and personal items of the deceased, crafting a beautiful tribute that includes the famous sugar skulls and colorful skeletons known as Catrinas. Alongside the altars, streets come alive with parades, music, and dancing, while cemeteries are aglow with candles and cempasúchil flowers.


Planning a wedding is undoubtedly one of the most exciting times in a person's life. However, it's important to acknowledge that it can also be quite stressful, not just for the bride and groom but also for the bridesmaids who play a crucial role in making the big day special.


The magical moment has finally arrived, you're about to tie the knot with the love of your life! And as you embark on this beautiful journey, one of the most joyous tasks is welcoming your wedding guests with warmth and appreciation.

Let’s celebrate Mexico’s Independence in Velas Resorts style

In Mexico, the celebration of Independence Day is a grand event filled with colors, flavors, traditions, and rich history. It is always an honor to share a piece of this festivity with locals and foreigners alike, so Velas Resorts has already started preparing for the weekend of September 16th. So, let’s glimpse the experiences you can enjoy if you visit some of the destinations where the resorts are located. Shall we begin the journey?

Get To Know The Pleasure Of Solo Travel

Traveling without company is one of the greatest pleasures you can imagine. In fact, it is an increasing trend among old and new generations, especially for women. According to, 85.7% of its followers are women and Google searches for “Solo Women Travel” increased an extraordinary 230% in 2019.


While planning the perfect wedding can be exciting, it often poses a challenge when it comes to accommodating children. However, with a little creativity and careful planning, you can make your wedding day an enjoyable experience for everyone, including the little ones.


These special individuals standing by the groom's side deserve to be pampered and celebrated as well. In this article, we'll explore some fun and authentic ideas for experiences the groom can enjoy with his favorite guys before the wedding, ensuring that everyone feels valued and ready to make the big day unforgettable.

As sweet as honey: Taking care of bees

Named “The World’s Most Important Animals” by the Royal Geographical Society of London and the Earthwatch Institute, bees play a vital role in the pollination cycle involved in the production of over 75% of the food we consume globally. Pollination supports crop production, wild plant diversity, ecosystem balance, healthy soils, and the clean air we breathe. Butterflies, birds such as hummingbirds, and bats are added to this work.

Pot mole: a Mexican flavor you’ll love

Mole is an emblematic meal most Mexican families enjoy preparing at home. It is undoubtedly one of the culinary creations that represent this country, as people prepare it on almost any occasion, such as festivals, special events, or in their daily life.

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