Grand Velas Riviera Maya

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Jun 10

Mexico’s Grand Velas Riviera Maya Named Top Searched All-Inclusive in the World by Yahoo Travel

Riviera Maya, Mexico (June 11, 2015) - Mexico's "Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All-Compare" Grand Velas Riviera Maya has just been announced as the No. 1 most searched all-inclusive resort on With one billion unique users worldwide each month, Yahoo named its most searched all-inclusive resorts, which cover a range of possibilities from family-focused spots to high-end adult getaways. The only all-inclusive resort in the Mexican Caribbean to receive AAA's Five-Diamond award, Grand Velas is noted to be best for families and couples. Highlights include insuite whirlpool tubs, eight onsite restaurants, 24-hour butler service, snorkeling tours, and even mixology classes. In addition, the resort boasts a world renowned Spa, named Best in the World by Virtuoso; Kids' and Teens' Clubs; oceanfront and jungle pools; and various family beachside activities. 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.Nightly rates start at $393 per person per night based in double occupancy. For reservations or more information, please call 877-418-2963 or visit
Grand Velas has won numerous awards from Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today, Virtuoso, U.S. News and World Report, and - which named it one of the Top Ten Coolest All-Inclusive in 2012. Grand Velas Riviera Maya has also recently been inducted into TripAdvisor's new Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame, an honor exclusive for properties which have received the Certificate of Excellence award for the past five consecutive years.

About Grand Velas Riviera Maya:

Set on 205 acres of pristine jungle and mangroves and with the finest white sand beach in the Riviera Maya, the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya is an ultra-luxury all-inclusive resort. Guests can choose among three separate ambiances in this Leading Hotel of the World, including adults only ocean-front, family friendly 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, plasma TVs, wireless Internet access, L'Occitane amenities, artisanal tequila and Nespresso 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 of Mexico, Europe and Asia. Cocina de Autor, at the hands of the disciples of world celebrity chef Arzak, won the AAA Five Diamond Award, the only all-inclusive restaurant in the world to win this prestigious distinction. Grand Velas Spa, a Leading Spa of the World, 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 butler concierge, 24/7 insuite service, three swimming pools, two fitness centers, water sports, innovative kids club and teens lounge, Karaoke Bar, Koi piano bar and business center. The resort offers more than 91,000 square feet of meeting spaces and outdoor areas for events and has a 31,000-square-foot Convention Center, able to accommodate up to 2,700 guests. Grand Velas Riviera Maya was built and is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, majority owner, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela by his side, vice president of Velas Resorts.