During the month of November 2013 the nominees were chosen for the World Spa & Wellness Awards 2014. The awards celebrate the work and service of Spas around the world in order to promote the industry and improve levels of quality.
The Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Maya was nominated in the category of Spa Hotel of the Year: North and South America along with the "Spa My Blend by Clarins" at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto, Canada and "The Spa" at the Mandarin Oriental in the city of Las Vegas.
This nomination is quite significant, as the event has been held for over 17 years and is one of the most internationally respected in the industry. For 2014 it will be held on Sunday February 23rd in London, England.
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About Grand Velas Riviera Maya
Featured in Forbes' roundup of the 10 Coolest All-Inclusive Resorts, the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya, is also home to Cocina De Autor, the first restaurant of any all-inclusive resort to receive the coveted AAA Five Diamond Award for restaurants. The all-suites and spa resort located five minutes from Playa del Carmen, is the latest and most sophisticated iteration of the ultra-luxury, all-inclusive resort experience. This Leading Hotels of the World designated resort is the preeminent one of its class boasting 491 suites, each more than 1,000 square-feet, in three separate ambiances-- premium ocean-front Grand Class Suites with terrace plunge pools for adults and families with children 12 and up, family-friendly ocean-view Ambassador Suites and Zen Grand Suites embraced by the flora and fauna of the Yucatan Peninsula's jungle. The resort presents a gastronomic tour of the Yucatan, Europe and Asia offering seven restaurants with world-class chefs from France, Spain and Mexico; dedicated butler service for each guest, and the region's largest spa sanctuary at over 89,000 square-feet specializing in signature treatments inspired by ancient cultures from around the world. The spa was named "Best Spa" in the world by Virtuoso and also earned a SpaFinder Readers' Choice Award. The resort was designed by lauded Mexican architecture firm Elias and Elias and features the sleek and modish interiors that fuse the serenity of the Caribbean with the vibrancy of Yucatan cultures.