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A culinary journey through traditional Mexican mole

Mole, that culinary treasure that has captivated taste buds worldwide, is much more than a flavor medley; it reflects Mexico’s rich heritage and traditions. Today, we invite you to delve into the fascinating journey of mole preparation, exploring its roots, ingredients, and the profound cultural connection it embodies, and as a bonus, a workshop that will teach you the step-by-step process of crafting this dish.

3 reasons why a Wellnessing Getaway is a must

Are you looking to cultivate your innate happiness and peacefulness in paradisiacal destinations? Look no further than Wellnessing Getaway. From June 6th to 9th, 2024, you can regain your balance while enjoying breathtaking scenarios at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Grand Velas Boutique Los Cabos, Grand Velas Riviera Maya, and Casa Velas.

A memorable Easter on Mexican beaches

This Easter, Velas Resorts provides the perfect atmosphere at its family-friendly properties with diverse activities such as egg hunts, Spa experiences for children, and animal interactions so that nobody misses out on the fun. Come and be part of this celebration with the characteristic warmth of Mexico!

The Magic of Mojigangas in Velas Resorts Weddings

In the Mexican celebration and culture tapestry, a distinctive expression takes center stage: the renowned Mojigangas. These majestic figures transcend festive adornments, meticulously crafted from papier-maché, sturdy cardboard, and vivid paints. They stand as a profound emblem, seamlessly weaving together the threads of joy, rich historical roots, and artistic expression.

Páak’am, the new SE Spa experience

Since ancient times, the nopal (prickly pear cactus) has held significant cultural importance in the Americas due to its medicinal properties and versatility. It is even a national symbol in Mexico, featured on the country’s flag. That’s why SE Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Maya has introduced a new experience based on this fascinating ingredient.

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.

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