Grand Velas Riviera Maya

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Megan Sterritt
KWE Partners
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Mar 03

Mole: The Newest Take Home Amenity At Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya, Mexico (February 03, 2023) - Guests staying at Grand Velas Riviera Maya are now in for divine dining even upon departure thanks to  a new mole take home amenity.  The celebrated Mexican sauce is freeze dried after creation by Chef Laura

Isadora Ávalos Sierra, head restaurant chef of  the resort's AAA Four Diamond modern Mexican restaurant Frida. The new amenity will be offered to guests who dine at Frida and includes instructions and recommended recipes to enjoy with the mole. Additional recipe recommendations and a cooking demonstration from Chef Laura Isadora Ávalos Sierra is available at

Along with the new mole, guests can take home the resort's signature mezcal. Included complimentary insuite upon arrival, the mezcal was Created exclusively for Velas Resorts by a master mezcalero. Olvídame Si Puedes (Forget Me If You Can) is a white crystalline mezcal, made with 100% espadin agave. After maturing for more than six years in the central valleys of Oaxaca, the agave is harvested and distilled twice in a copper alembic still before revealing aromas of humid earth and agave and notes of smoke, herbs and cooked agave.

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About Grand Velas Riviera Maya: 

A picture containing text, resortDescription automatically generatedThe AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya is an ultra-luxury all-inclusive resort set on 206 acres of pristine jungle and mangroves and with the finest white sand beach in the Riviera Maya. Guests can choose accommodations among oceanfront, ocean view and a Zen-like tropical setting, embraced by the flora and fauna of the Yucatan Peninsula's jungle. All 539 designer-like suites are exceptionally spacious, more than 1,100 square feet each, all with balconies, and some with private plunge pools. All feature fully stocked mini bars, L'Occitane amenities, artisanal mezcal, and Nespresso coffee machines. Bathrooms deserve special mention with walk in glass shower, deep soaking Jacuzzi tubs and marble interior. Eight restaurants, including five gourmet offerings, present a tour through Mexico, Europe and Asia. Cocina de Autor, at the hands of world-renowned celebrity chefs Bruno Oteiza and Mikel Alonso, holds the AAA Five Diamond Award, the first all-inclusive restaurant in the world to win this prestigious distinction. Se Spa is the region's largest spa sanctuary at more than 90,000 square feet, known for its authentic Mexican treatments, offerings from around world and signature seven-step water journey. Other features include 24-hour Personal Concierge; 24/7 in-suite service; three swimming pools; two fitness centers; water sports; innovative Kids' Clubs and Teens' Club; baby concierge; Karaoke Bar; Koi Bar; Piano Bar, and business center. The resort offers more than 91,000 square feet of meeting space and outdoor areas for events inclusive of a 31,000-square-foot Convention Center, able to accommodate up to 2,700 guests. The resort has won numerous awards from Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today and several other magazines and major companies worldwide, including Virtuoso's Best Spa and TripAdvisor's Hall of Fame. A member of the Virtuoso Hotels & Resorts Program, Grand Velas Riviera Maya was built and is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela, vice president of Velas Resorts, by his side. For reservations or additional information, call 1-888-407-4869, or visit