Mexico’s Velas Resorts Raise the Bar on Activity Programming for Kids, Teens and Parents During Spring School Holidays
Offerings Range from Drive-In Movie Nights, to Dance Classes, Private Chef-Hosted Dinners, Themed Nightly Parties and More, During March and April
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (February 29, 2016)
This spring, Mexico's "Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" Velas Resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Riviera Maya offer a variety of entertaining activities for kids and teens, indulgent nightly programming for parents and unique family programming, perfect for making memories.
The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya and Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit on Mexico's Caribbean and Pacific Coasts, respectively, provide entertainment for kids with sand castle building, water balloon wars, origami classes, kickball tournaments, foam parties, cooking and baking classes, and more. Teens enjoy dedicated lounges with everything from video games, slot machines, and karaoke to special activities like urban dance classes and non-alcoholic mixology classes. Parents escape at night with themed parties like Fondue and Paella night, martini & hookah parties, mezcal and tequila tastings, and salsa dancing classes, then work off the calories with early morning yoga on the beach. Families can reunite with everything from drive-in movie night, to surf and paddle boarding, eco-cycling tours, sushi-making, picnic parties and more.
At Casa Velas, an adults-only boutique hotel, adults and teens over 16 years old enjoy intimate dinners with Executive Chef Eliseo Ibarra and nightly hosted activities ranging from wine and cheese tasting, Cuban cigar rollers, margarita samplings and Bellini night, martini tastings and even casino night, where guests receive fake money for betting which can be used at the boutique if they win.
At the family-friendly Velas Vallarta, the Kids Club is a standout with tennis and Spanish classes, stone or canvas painting, bingo and blackjack, plus plenty opportunities to get competitive with ping pong, basketball, soccer, volleyball and beach contests. Overlooking the 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 such as fully-equipped kitchens, a spacious dining area, separate living area and stocked mini bars in each suite.
Along with special spring programming, all-inclusive rates at Velas Resorts include luxury suite accommodations, a la carte gourmet meals at a variety of specialty restaurants, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, fitness center, taxes, gratuity and more. Special spring activities at Grand Velas Resorts run from March 6 to April 3, 2016. Casa Velas activities are ongoing throughout the season and Velas Vallarta offers special kids programming from through March 20, 2016. For more information on Velas Resorts, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit www.velasresorts.com.
About Velas Resorts:
Offering unparalleled all-inclusive experiences, the four Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit have earned more than 43 AAA Diamonds, including the prestigious Five Diamond Award. Other esteemed international awards for their services and facilities include Virtuoso's "Best Spa", Conde Nast Johansens' "Most Excellent Resort" and "Most Excellent Spa Hotel" and the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences' 5 Star Diamond Award. Properties include Casa Velas named the 8th Best Hotel in the World on The Expedia® 2013 Insiders' Select List, a boutique adults-only hotel and ocean club located on the Marina Vallarta Golf Course, and Velas Vallarta a family-friendly all suites resort and spa located on Banderas Bay, both in Puerto Vallarta; and the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit located in Riviera Nayarit. Completing the group is Grand Velas Riviera Maya, located five minutes from Playa del Carmen, offering the most sophisticated, ultra luxury all-inclusive resort experience in the Caribbean with jungle and beach settings. Velas Resorts feature spacious accommodations, spas, a unique culinary experience at a selection of restaurants, 24-hour in-suite service, fitness centers, Butler service, state of the art conference centers, extensive family programs, fully stocked mini bar and more. Velas Resorts are 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.