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December 1, 2014updated Dec 20, 2023

Christmas Trees and Toys Delivered to Your Suite at Mexico’s Velas Resorts

By Neharika Padala

mexicoSanta not only knows who’s been naughty or nice––he also knows who’ll be vacationing at Velas Resorts this season!

The Velas Resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit are getting into the holiday spirit with a new Christmas Experience package. Vacationers are invited to soak up the gorgeous Mexican coast while enjoying holiday favorites like tree trimming, cookie decorating and holiday gifting.

As part of the Christmas Experience package, guests can go online prior to arrival and opt to have a Christmas tree (pre-decorated or with separate ornaments for family decorating) and gifts delivered to their suite. Everything can be easily pre-selected from the online list, including their choice of ornaments, tree toppers and presents.

On Christmas morning, children will delight in finding brightly wrapped boxes filled with Barbie dolls and Legos under their tree. At the Grand Velas Riviera Maya, kids also receive a stuffed Amy, the resort’s mascot, as a Christmas gift, while guests at the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit receive a stuffed Pancho.

Kids (and kids at heart) are also invited to enjoy the following resort activities:

• Cupcake, cookie and ornament decorating

• Cooking classes

• Break dancing lessons

• Traditional Mayan dance shows

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• Santa’s Workshop

• Live animal shows

• Sand sculpting… and more!

The resorts’ sister property Casa Velas, a boutique adults-only hotel and ocean club, offers the same Christmas Tree services as the Grand Velas Resorts, with gifts ranging from luxury accessories, clothing and jewelry. In addition, the resort’s Christmas Package includes a special holiday turn down sweet each evening, stocking decorating, $30 USD spa credit per adult per night, unlimited golf at Marina Vallarta and Vista Vallarta Golf Clubs, 10% discount at the Resort Boutique, and an either a City and Shopping or Cultural and Tequila tour.

All-inclusive rates include luxury suite accommodations, à la carte gourmet meals at a variety of specialty restaurants, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, fitness center, taxes, gratuity and more. At Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, travelers booking by December 18th receive a 35% savings as an Early Booking Bonus. Nightly rates start at $311 at Casa Velas, $433 at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit and $587 at Grand Velas Riviera Maya. Rates are per person per night based in double occupancy. To make tree and toy arrangements prior to arrival, hotel guests can visit Grand Velas Resorts, and for Casa Velas. For more information on Velas Resorts, please visit

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