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August 5, 2014updated Oct 23, 2015

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

By Chris Boyle

Aerial Resort View / Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

The AAA Five Diamond Award-winning Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is an all-inclusive, all-suite resort located in the Riviera Nayarit; one of the top destinations on Mexico’s Pacific coast. Just 15 minutes from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, the resort features 267 spacious suites, each with a private balcony or terrace and elegant contemporary decor.

Suite amenities redefine the standards for luxury in grand all-inclusive lodging, and the experience is enhanced by the sound of the waves gently crashing on the beach. The world-class spa offers treatments designed to relax, rejuvenate, and revive the body and mind; guests also enjoy a renowned Water Journey, incorporating a series of soaking baths, saunas, steam rooms, and showers. Five restaurants, three of which have been awarded the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award, feature stylish interiors and à la carte choices in French, Italian, or Mexican cuisine.

Top Suite: Grand Velas Imperial Spa Suite

Living Area / Grand Velas Imperial Spa Suite

Number of rooms in suite: Three bedrooms

Number of entrances to suite: One

Number of bathrooms: Four, three with Jacuzzis

Number of suites in hotel: 267

Suite style: Mexican contemporary

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Key selling points: The Grand Velas Imperial Spa Suite offers an impressive range of amenities, including two living rooms, a dining room, bar, personal service staff (butler, housekeeper, and bartender), massage table, an outdoor Jacuzzi, one 50-minute massage, and one round of golf per person per night. A spa concierge is on call.


  • Square footage: 3,285
  • Nightly rate: $6,000

Sales Director Denys Montes De Oca

Paseo de los Cocoteros # 98 Sur, C.P. 63735, Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico


Spa Services

Bedroom / Grand Velas Imperial Spa Suite

A sensory experience of exquisite flavors, aromas, textures, and sounds, Grand Velas Spa creates the ‘Gourmet Spa’ concept at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. Purify your body and relax your mind with a hydrothermal circuit followed by a treatment inspired by the healing arts of the indigenous Huichol culture. Discover all the amenities, including luxurious hydrotherapy areas, separate facilities for men and women, and a menu of more than 100 spa treatments.

Spa Director Silvia Velasco,


Top Restaurants

In addition to Azul International Restaurant, Grand Velas features three gourmet dining venues: Frida offers Mexican cuisine, Lucca serves Italian-Mediterranean selections, and Piaf features traditional French cuisine. Selva del Mar snack bar, Aqua Bar, Lobby Bar, and 24-hour in-suite dining give guests nonstop, palate-teasing options day or night.

Executive Chef Claudio Hotter,


Special Services

  • 24-hour concierge service
  • Wireless Internet access
  • World-class convention center
  • Baby concierge

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