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Mar 19

“Dancing With The Stars” Comes to the Riviera Maya: Grand Velas Riviera Maya Presents Dancing LaBlast Retreat With Louis Van Amstel From June 4-8, 2014

Includes Morning LaBlast Dance, Meet & Greet, Culinary Tour and More

Playa del Carmen, Mexico (March 14, 2014)
Louis Van Amstel visits Grand Velas Riviera Maya Feel the rhythms, move your body and become a dancing star at the luxury all-inclusive AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya during the resort's premier Dancing Week. From June 4-8, 2014, three-time World Dance Champion and "Dancing With The Stars" favorite, Louis Van Amstel will lead a program highlighted by three partner-free LaBlast dance fitness classes. Also included in a four-night LaBlast Retreat hotel package are luxury suite accommodations with complimentary upgrade to the next suite category and meet and greet with the dance teacher and Emmy nominated choreographer. Guests can experience the resort's five gourmet restaurants with a complimentary culinary tour, including Cocina de Autor, the resort's restaurant featuring contemporary and creative cuisine, which won a second consecutive AAA Five Diamond Award in 2014, making it the first all-inclusive restaurant to ever receive the honor.
All-inclusive rates include luxury accommodations, guaranteed ocean view, 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. The LaBlast Retreat at Grand Velas Riviera Maya starts at $299 per person, per night based on double occupancy and requires a minimum stay of four nights.
Guests can treat sore muscles and further pamper themselves with a treatment at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya Spa, which was named "Best Spa in the World" by Virtuoso. At more than 90,000 square-feet, the Leading Spa of the World is the region's largest spa sanctuary and includes equal facilities for men and women. Guests can try the Therapeutic Velas Mayan Massage (50 or 80 min, $206 or $310), which integrates different massage techniques ranging from relaxing to toning, as well as aromatherapy and massage oils, to treat any part of the body at the request of the guests. Included with every 50-minute treatment or available for purchase separately, is a Signature Water Journey, an hour-long relaxation ritual using seven specially-design water-based facilities to unwind before a treatment.
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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.