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Velas Resorts - Av. Cocoteros, 98 Sur, Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit 63735
Your Experience Includes:
4 luxury resorts and 2 boutique hotels
Gourmet Dining and Drinks
All Inclusive Resort Activities

Recognized as the Best All Inclusive Resorts in Mexico 


Velas Resorts has won many awards throughout the years for our beyond all-inclusive vacation experiences, including "Best Hotels in Mexico" by U.S. News & World Report. The Velas Resorts collection of luxury resorts and boutique hotels in Mexico have earned accolades from prestigious tourism magazines, online travel guides, and organizations for its all-inclusive luxury, world-class Spas, restaurants, and family activities. Take a moment to see what we've been up to.
Best All Inclusive Resorts In Mexico | Velas Resorts
forbes travel guide

5 Stars

SE Spa by Grand Velas Riviera Maya was awarded with 5 stars, the highest Forbes Travel Guide rating, which is granted only to those properties that feature impeccable facilities and services.

National Geographic

National Geographic

National Geographic featured Grand Velas Riviera Maya as the World's Best Family Hotel due to its allure during Virtuoso's Best of the Best Awards and the countless experiences this resort offers for guests of all ages.
 Spa & Wellness MexiCaribe

Spa & Wellness MexiCaribe

Spa & Wellness MexiCaribe, a publication specialized in Spas and wellness of Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America, granted the best Spa recognition in the category Hotel / Resort Spa. This award acknowledges excellence in tourism and honors the industry of the region.
Women in Wellness Awards 2019

Women in Wellness Awards 2019

American Spa, leading magazine in the wellness industry, recognized Diana Mestre, Wellness Advisor of Velas Resorts, as the Spa Consultant of the year in the Women in Wellness Awards 2019.
Most Engaged Partner in Latin America

Most Engaged Partner in Latin America

Virtuoso, the biggest network of agencies in the entire world, named Grand Velas Riviera Maya as the "Most Engaged Partner" in Latin America.
Best Family Program

Best Family Program

Virtuoso, the biggest network of agencies in the entire world, named Grand Velas Riviera Maya as the "Best Family Program" in its 2019 edition of the Best of the Best Awards.
Best Family Program

Certificate of Excellence 2019

The most highly utilized travel portal in 30 countries, with over 60 million reviews, has recognized Grand Velas Riviera Maya for its excellence.
Wellness Tourism Association

Wellness Tourism Association

Grand Velas Riviera Maya is now member of Wellness Tourism Association, a global non profit networking that develops standards to support the sustainable future of the wellness tourism industry. Grand Velas is one of the first resorts in Mexico with presence in its directory.
Spa & Wellness

Spa & Wellness

World Spa & Wellness Awards recognize and reward the work of Hotel and Resort Spas in all regions. Grand Velas Riviera Maya has been awarded "Resort Spa of the Year: North & South America".
Los 120 Restaurantes 2019

Los 120 Restaurantes 2019

The gastronomy publisher, Culinaria Mexicana, included Cocina de Autor at Grand Velas Riviera Maya within the Guía México Gastronómico: Los 120 Restaurantes 2019, where establishments with the best quality of service, food, techniques, and a meaningful diner's experience were taken into account.
Best Hotels in Playa del Carmen

Best Hotels in Playa del Carmen

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was included on the list "Best Hotels in Playa del Carmen" of U.S. News & World Report, a US magazine that publishes annual reports on national and international hotels.
Best Hotels in Riviera Maya

Best Hotels in Riviera Maya

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was included on the list "Best Hotels in Riviera Maya & The Yucatan" of U.S. News & World Report, a US magazine that publishes annual reports on national and international hotels.
Best Hotels in Mexico

Best Hotels in Mexico

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was included on the list "Best Hotels in Mexico" of U.S. News & World Report, a US magazine that publishes annual reports on national and international hotels.
Top 10 All-Inclusive Mexico Resorts

Top 10 All-Inclusive Mexico Resorts

Caribbean Journal, world tourism leader in Caribbean content, news and travel, named Grand Velas Riviera Maya the best resort in the "Top 10 All-Inclusive Mexico Resorts".
Food & Travel Reader Awards 2018

Food & Travel Reader Awards 2018

In the 5th edition of the Food & Travel Reader Awards, readers of the magazine elected the SE Spa from Grand Velas Riviera Maya as the best Spa in Mexico in offering holistic experiences for the body and soul.
Wellness for Cancer

Wellness for Cancer

SE Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Maya has been certified by Wellness for Cancer, an organization that trains Spas and wellness centers to provide personalized services to individuals touched by any type of cancer.
Luxury Resorts Spa

Luxury Resorts Spa

SE Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Maya has been certified by Wellness for Cancer, an organization that trains Spas and wellness centers to provide personalized services to individuals touched by any type of cancer.
Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide

SE Spa by Grand Velas Riviera Maya has been included on Forbes Travel Guide's list of The World's Most Luxurious Spas, which names just 30 establishments whose standards reflect a level of sumptuous comfort, as well as luxurious choices and conveniences afforded to guests.
Preferred Hotels - Legend

Preferred Hotels - Legend

Preferred Hotels adds only the hotels and experiences that represent the best in the industry to its global portfolio. Grand Velas was included in its "Legend" collection of the most sophisticated properties, distinguished by their luxury, excellent service and creating the best memories for guests.
AAA Four Diamond Award - Sen Lin

AAA Four Diamond Award - Sen Lin

Sen Lin restaurant at Grand Velas Riviera Maya is the proud recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award; granted to just 2.1% of the more than 31,000 hotels evaluated every year.
Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Maya Riviera & The Yucatan

Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Maya Riviera & The Yucatan

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named 4th on the list of "Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Maya Riviera & The Yucatan" by US News & World Report; a website that receives over 17 million visitors per month.
Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named 4th on the list of "Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico" by US News & World Report; a website that receives over 17 million visitors per month.
Travvy Awards 2018

Travvy Awards 2018

Mass-reach US travel platform TravAlliancemedia named Grand Velas Riviera Maya a winner in the 2018 Travvy Awards for "Best All Inclusive Luxury Resort - Mexico".
Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named one of the "Top 25 Hotels - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named one of the "Top 25 Luxury Hotels - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named one of the "Top 25 Hotels for Service: Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards.
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

Thanks to the number of positive reviews received in 2017, Grand Velas Riviera Maya was awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

Thanks to the number of positive reviews received in 2017, restaurants Azul, Lucca and Frida were awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.
Best All-Inclusive Chain

Best All-Inclusive Chain

Grand Velas won the Bronze prize for "Best All-Inclusive Chain" during the Readers' Choice Awards 2017 presented by Recommend magazine; focused on destinations, sales and subjects of interest for agents.
Condé Nast Traveler

Condé Nast Traveler

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named one of the Top Resorts in Easter Mexico during the Reader's Choice Awards 2017 by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine.
Best Luxury Destination Spa

Best Luxury Destination Spa

SE Spa was named "Best Luxury Destination Spa" on the continent and "Best Luxury Resort Spa" in the country in the World Luxury Spa Awards, an important industry event that recognizes luxury Spas around the world.
Best Experiences: Well-Being & Discovery

Best Experiences: Well-Being & Discovery

In recognition of its exclusive, original and unique activities, Grand Velas Riviera Maya was selected for the "Best Experiences: Well-Being & Discovery" edition of the prestigious Best Hotels magazine focused on culture, destinations and hotels; with over 400 thousand readers around the world.
Family Vacation Critic Favorite 2017

Family Vacation Critic Favorite 2017

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was awarded as one of the favorite hotels in the Family Vacation Critic 2017 Awards. This important vacation travel community site has valuable feedback and advice on hotels, destinations, and attractions.
Best All-Inclusive

Best All-Inclusive

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named "Best All-Inclusive" resort in the 2017 Travel + Leisure Mexico Hotel Awards.
Distintivo S

Distintivo S

A certification established by the Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government in collaboration with EarthCheck. It is awarded to organizations on an international level for excellent practices in the preservation of the environment and development of sustainable projects in tourism.
EarthCheck Gold

EarthCheck Gold

A leader organization that provides certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection. The Gold Level was granted to Grand Velas Riviera Maya.
EarthCheck Gold

Fine Hotels & Resorts

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was added to the exclusive Fine Hotels & Resorts directory by American Express.
The 10 Best Riviera Maya Resorts

The 10 Best Riviera Maya Resorts

Caribbean Journal, world tourism leader in Caribbean content, news and travel, named Grand Velas Riviera Maya among "The 10 Best Riviera Maya Resorts".
Travvy Awards 2017

Travvy Awards 2017

Mass-reach US travel platform TravAlliancemedia named Grand Velas Riviera Maya a winner in the 2017 Travvy Awards for "Best Honeymoon Hotel/Resort, Mexico" and "Best Family Hotel/Resort, Mexico".
Upscale Magazine - Hotel Hotlist

Upscale Magazine - Hotel Hotlist

Upscale Magazine featured Grand Velas Riviera Maya on its "Hotel Hotlist".
10 Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World

10 Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World

Based on thousands of traveler opinions, TripAdvisor has recognized Grand Velas Riviera Maya among the "10 Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World".
TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

The world's largest travel review portal, mentioned Grand Velas Riviera Maya as one of the 5 Best Hotels for Families in Mexico.
Distintivo S

Distintivo S

A certification established by the Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government in collaboration with EarthCheck. It is awarded to organizations on an international level for excellent practices in the preservation of the environment and development of sustainable projects in tourism.
EarthCheck Gold

EarthCheck Gold

A leader organization that provides certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection. The Gold Level was granted to Grand Velas Riviera Maya.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2016

Travelers' Choice Awards 2016

Based on the opinion of thousands of travellers, Grand Velas was included in the 25 most popular hotels list of the Travellers' Choice Awards 2016 by TripAdvisor, in the "All-Inclusive-Mexico" category, placing it in the 14th position.
Top 10 Luxury Hotels of Playa del Carmen

Top 10 Luxury Hotels of Playa del Carmen

The Two Travellers, a famous site of luxury travel and city guides selected Grand Velas Riviera Maya as one of the 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Top 10 Luxury Hotels of Playa del Carmen

Noble Beach Prize 2015-2016

Cheap Caribbean is one of most popular online travel agencies in the United States. This year has chosen Grand Velas as the winner of the "Best Massage Nirvana" and "Most Spawesome Experience" categories in the Noble Beach Prizes 2015-2016.
Best All-Inclusive Resorts 2016

Best All-Inclusive Resorts 2016

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was included in the list of the Best All-Inclusive Resorts 2016 in the World's Best Awards by Five Star Alliance, one of the most important sites for luxury hotel reservations worldwide.
Best Spas of Mexico

Best Spas of Mexico

Spa & Wellness Mexico, the publication specializing in Spa and wellness, announced the results of its survey of the Best Spas of Mexico 2016. Spa de Autor of Grand Velas Riviera Maya is one of the best Spas of Mexico.
+VIP Access Best of 2015

+VIP Access Best of 2015

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was included in the Expedia list "+ VIP Access Best of 2014", a compendium of the Top 300 Hotels in the world according to the satisfaction of Elite customers that are part of this program.
Travelers' Choice 2015 Winner

Travelers' Choice 2015 Winner

Based on the opinion of thousands of travelers, Grand Velas was included in the 25 most popular hotels lists of the Travelers' Choice Awards 2015 in the categories of: Family, Top Hotels and Luxury.
Best Luxury Hotel in Mexico

Best Luxury Hotel in Mexico

Price Travel, one of Mexico's major on-line travel agencies, has awarded Grand Velas Riviera Maya with the recognition of Price Travel Trophy, within the category of Best Luxury Hotel due to its high quality standards, service, and sales.
Family Vacation Critic Favorite 2015

Family Vacation Critic Favorite 2015

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was awarded as one of the favorite hotels in the Family Vacation Critic 2015 awards! This important vacation travel community site has valuable feedback and advice on hotels, destinations, and attractions.
Hall of Fame 2015

Hall of Fame 2015

Grand Velas Riviera Maya is recipient of the award Hall of Fame by TripAdvisor, exclusively given to the properties that have received the Certificate of Excellence for 5 consecutive years.
Ultimate All-Inclusive Resorts

Ultimate All-Inclusive Resorts

Grand Velas Riviera Maya has been awarded the first place in the compendium "Ultimate All-Inclusive Resorts" from the Yahoo! Travel site due to the wide variety of luxury amenities, services and activities offered.
GreenLeaders

GreenLeaders

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named GreenLeader in the Platinum level; this is a TripAdvisor program that rewards the hotels with eco-practices and that are highly committed with the environment.
World's Best Awards 2015

World's Best Awards 2015

This travel magazine compiles the World's Best Awards, a list of the best hotels including Grand Velas in the "World's Best: Family Travel" and" World's Best Hotels" categories of all Mexico.
Spa Awards

Spa Awards

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named one of the Best Spas in Mexico. This compendium was published in the Spa Professional Mexico magazine, one of the most important in the country dedicated to the tourism, health and fitness industries.
Shape Magazine's Healthy Choice Awards

Shape Magazine's Healthy Choice Awards

Grand Velas Riviera Maya has won the Coolest Bonus category of the Shape Magazine's Healthy Choice Awards for the Hydrothermal Journey of its Signature Spa. These accolades were given by Shape, the 2nd largest young women's magazine in the United States.
Best Beach Hotel in Mexico

Best Beach Hotel in Mexico

Over 15,000 readers of this tourism and cuisine magazine selected Grand Velas Riviera Maya for second consecutive year, as the Best Beach Hotel in Mexico during the 2015 Food & Travel Reader Awards.
Expedia Insider's Select

Expedia Insider's Select

A list compiled annually to recognize the leading hotels in Expedia's global market, which stand out for their service and unique experience provided to guests. Over 130,000 hotels are evaluated but only 650 are selected.
Gold List of World's Best Place to Stay - The Americas

Gold List of World's Best Place to Stay - The Americas

This specialized Condé Nast Traveler lists recommends the world's best hotels. The magazine was founded in 1987. Published in the United States, it is one of the leading international guidebooks.
The Best for 2014 - No. 1 Editor's Picks Best All Inclusive

The Best for 2014 - No. 1 Editor's Picks Best All Inclusive

Island Magazine published its list of the best All-inclusive Resorts for 2014, selected by one of its editors. Grand Velas Riviera Maya achieved the No. 1 spot on this important compendium.
Gourmet Awards

Gourmet Awards

Travel + Leisure Magazine recognized the best hotels in Mexico in the 3rd edition of its Gourmet Awards. Cocina de Autor at Grand Velas Riviera Maya took first place in the category of "Best Hotel Restaurant".
World Spa & Wellness Awards

World Spa & Wellness Awards

The Grand Velas Riviera Maya Spa was one of three nominees for the World Spa & Wellness Awards 2014, by digital magazine Professional Spa & Wellness; one of the most significant publications in the industry.
Best Mexico Beach Resorts

Best Mexico Beach Resorts

The prestigious travel magazine selected Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit as one of the Best Mexico Beach Resorts, placing it in the 10th position of the 30 properties listed.
Best Luxury Resort Spa

Best Luxury Resort Spa

The Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Maya won "Best Luxury Resort Spa - Americas" in the 2014 World Luxury Spa Awards 2014; one of the most important industry recognitions worldwide.
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

The most highly utilized travel portal in 30 countries, with over 60 million reviews, has recognized Grand Velas Riviera Maya for its excellence.
Hotel Awards Mexico

Hotel Awards Mexico

This renowned travel magazine selected Grand Velas Riviera Maya as the ultimate winner in the categories of "All Inclusive" and "Family" during the Hotel Awards Mexico 2014.
 T+L 500 World's Best Awards

T+L 500 World's Best Awards

This travel magazine compiles the World's Best Awards, a list of the best hotels selected by readers and experts in tourism, including Grand Velas among the Top 20 in all of Mexico.
Special Mention in Smart Meetings Magazine

Special Mention in Smart Meetings Magazine

Writer Holly Woolard mentions Grand Velas resorts in her article "Everything Under the Sun" in Smart Meetings Magazine, as resorts that are "taking all-inclusive F&B to a new level."
The World's Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Food

The World's Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Food

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named one of "The World's Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Food" in The Daily Meal, one of the most significant international food and beverages websites; with 2,075,000 monthly visitors.
Readers' Choice Award

Readers' Choice Award

Grand Velas appears in this prestigious list, which names the best hotels, resorts, cities and cruises the world with more than 1 million votes by the readers of the magazine.
 Reader Awards - Best Beach Hotel in Mexico

Reader Awards - Best Beach Hotel in Mexico

Over 15,000 readers of this tourism and cuisine magazine selected Grand Velas Riviera Maya as the Best Beach Hotel in Mexico during the first Reader Awards in the country.
No. 24 - Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World

No. 24 - Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World

TripAdvisor®, the most utilized travel portal in 30 countries with over 60 million reviews, has named Grand Velas Riviera Maya in 24th place on its prestigious list of Best All Inclusive Hotels in the World.
Caribbean's Surprising All-Inclusive

Caribbean's Surprising All-Inclusive

A compilation of the most amazing All-Inclusive hotels in the Caribbean prepared by Islands Magazine, which recommends the best places to travel, live and vacation on islands around the world.
Since 2013 | 5 Diamonds by the AAA

Since 2013 | 5 Diamonds by the AAA

The American Automobile Association (AAA) presented creative cuisine restaurant Cocina de Autor with its first Five Diamond Award.
2013 | Piaf - 4 Diamonds by the AAA

2013 | Piaf - 4 Diamonds by the AAA

The American Automobile Association (AAA) presented gourmet French restaurant Piaf with its first Four Diamond Award.
T+L 500

T+L 500

The specialist magazine travel recommendations, made the top T + L 500, a compendium of the best hotels selected by readers and experts in tourism, including hotel as Best Hotel 2013, ranking no. 38 in the world.
Gold List: World's Best Places to Stay

Gold List: World's Best Places to Stay

Specialized list of Condé Nast Traveler magazine shows and recommends the best destinations, hotels, Spas, restaurants, among other places.
Best Restaurant Guide for Mexico

Best Restaurant Guide for Mexico

This elite travel magazine compiles a list of the best restaurants in Mexico, selected by their own team and the Expansion Group's Gourmet Pool. The list highlights restaurant Cocina de Autor at Grand Velas as one of the best in the country.
Top 25 Spas - México y América Central

Top 25 Spas - México y América Central

A list by Condé Nast Traveller magazine, recommending the best vacation destinations; the Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Maya occupies 9th place among the top 25 Spas in Mexico and Central America.
Ultimate Caribbean: Surprising All-Inclusives

Ultimate Caribbean: Surprising All-Inclusives

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named on the list of most surprising All-Inclusive in the Caribbean, compiled by Islands Magazines. The publication recommends the best places to travel, vacation and live in the Caribbean, Hawaii, Tahiti and islands in locations ranging from Italy to Indonesia.
Best Hotels in Mexico

Best Hotels in Mexico

This United States news magazine published in Washington features national and international news reports. Grand Velas was included on its list of the Best Hotels in Mexico, listed as number 2 of 309 rated hotels in Playa del Carmen and number 123 in the Yucatan and Cancun.
Distintivo S

Distintivo S

A certification established by the Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government in collaboration with EarthCheck. It is awarded to organizations on an international level for excellent practices in the preservation of the environment and development of sustainable projects in tourism.
 Excellence Award - Top Producer and Travelocity Super User

Excellence Award - Top Producer and Travelocity Super User

These awards were presented to Grand Velas Riviera Maya in recognition of its production achievements as a lodging establishment and its OTA (Online Travel Agency) managers. Travelocity is one of the largest and most important international online travel agencies, offering exclusive rates and services for all types of travel.
World's Best Awards

World's Best Awards

This specialized travel magazine compiles the World's Best Awards, a list of the best hotels selected by readers and experts in tourism, including Grand Velas in position no. 11 in Mexico.
Best Destinations for Teens

Best Destinations for TeensBest Destinations for Teens

This American newSpaper with the country's largest nationwide distribution publishes a list of 10 Best Destinations for Teens in its travel section. The Riviera Maya comes in at 7th place and Grand Velas was mentioned as a special recommendation.
Gold List: The Best of the Best in Travel

Gold List: The Best of the Best in Travel

Grand Velas Riviera Maya was included on the Gold List, which includes the 500 best luxury hotels, resorts, Spas and cruises worldwide, selected by the magazines 3.5 million international readers.
Reader's Choice Award

Reader's Choice Award

This specialized list by Condé Nast Traveler magazine recommends the best resorts in the world. Grand Velas Riviera Maya is listed in 10th place among the Top 30 Best Resorts in Cancun and the Yucatan Peninsula.
World's Best Hotels for Families

World's Best Hotels for Families

Travel + Leisure Magazine selected Grand Velas Riviera Maya as one of the Best Hotels for Families, in 3rd place for the entire country of Mexico.
Best Caribbean Resorts for Families

Best Caribbean Resorts for Families

USA Today, the newSpaper with the largest nationwide distribution, chose Grand Velas Riviera Maya as one of the Best Caribbean Resorts for Families.
Best Spa

Best Spa

Virtuoso, the biggest network of agencies in the entire world, named SE Spa of Grand Velas Riviera Maya as the "Best Spa" in its 2012 edition of the Best of the Best Awards.
Since 2012 | Frida - 4 Diamonds by the AAA

Since 2012 | Frida - 4 Diamonds by the AAA

The American Automobile Association (AAA) presented gourmet Mexican restaurant Frida with its first Four Diamond Award.
Gold List - World's Best Places to Stay - The Americas

Gold List - World's Best Places to Stay - The Americas

The list of the Best Hotels in the world is published by Condé Nast and includes the best properties, in accordance with the refined taste of their readers.
10 Coolest Resorts in the World

10 Coolest Resorts in the World

The prominent informative financial site included Grand Velas resorts on its exclusive list of the "10 Coolest All-Inclusive Resorts in the World" for offering a unique and incomparable experience.
Traveler Choice Awards - Top 25 Hotels for Families in Mexico

Traveler Choice Awards - Top 25 Hotels for Families in Mexico

Founded by Book4Time, this recognition is awarded to Spas featuring creative websites and loyalty programs marked by a high level of customer satisfaction.
Best of the West

Best of the West

Excellent rates, suites and amenities are a few of the aspects Grand Velas Riviera Maya is recognized for by prestigious Groups and Conventions magazine Meetings Focus | West, by which the resort has been named Best of the West 2012 after being selected by their readers.
Travel + Leisure Best Hotel 2012

Travel + Leisure Best Hotel 2012

The exclusive travel magazine edits its prestigious list of Worlds Best Awards year afteryear, including Grand Velas Riviera Maya as Best Hotel 2012, ranked #2 in Mexico and #38 in the world.
Silver Magellan Award en la categoría de Spa Design

Silver Magellan Award en la categoría de Spa Design

Winners of Magellan recognition represent the highest level in the travel industry and honor professionals working to achieve it
Gold Magellan Award en la categoría Standard Room

Gold Magellan Award en la categoría Standard Room

The prestigious magazine honors professionals in the hotel industry, recognizing quality of service and facilities.
Hotel Spa No. 2 in Mexico

Hotel Spa No. 2 in Mexico

The exclusive travel magazine edits its prestigious list of Worlds Best Spas year after year, including Grand Velas Riviera Maya as Best Spa Hotel 2012 ranked #2 in Mexico.
#1 Best All Inclusive

#1 Best All Inclusive

Established in 1985, Caribbean Travel + Life covers the vacation opportunities of the Caribbean Sea and its islands. It is the leading consumer travel publication solely about the Caribbean in the US. Its online outlet receives over 643,400 average monthly page views!
Reader´s Choice Award - Top 30 Resorts in Cancun and Yucatan Peninsula

Reader´s Choice Award - Top 30 Resorts in Cancun and Yucatan Peninsula

Award given to the favorite places in the world according the readers of this magazine. Grand Velas was among the "Best 30 Resorts in Cancun and the Yucatan Peninsula".
All Inclusive Resorts with the Best Food

All Inclusive Resorts with the Best Food

Published by Gannet Corporation, USA Today is one of the most prevalent newSpapers in the United States, with approximately two million copies produced per week. Its Travel Section reports on the latest happenings in the tourism industry.
Travellers' Choice Family Hotel 2012

Travellers' Choice Family Hotel 2012

Ideal facilities for the entire family and exceptional service have earned Grand Velas Riviera Maya the TripAdvisor recognition of Travellers' Choice Family Hotel 2012.
Travellers' Choice Hotel 2012

Travellers' Choice Hotel 2012

Expert travellers voted on TripAdvisor in order to select the best hotel, naming Grand Velas Riviera Maya a Travellers' Choice Hotel in 2012.
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

For its commitment to quality and excellence in service, TripAdvisor awarded Grand Velas Riviera Maya the Certificate of Excellence.
Top 30 Hotels for Meetings Mexico

Top 30 Hotels for Meetings Mexico

MDC recommends hotels around the world with first-class facilities, excellence in service and exceptional experience in holding events and conventions.
Top Caribbean Spa Destinations

Top Caribbean Spa Destinations

Grand Velas is one of the top 6 Spa destinations in the Caribbean. Established in 1985, Caribbean Travel + Life is the premier and preferred by consumers to find the best vacation options in the Caribbean Sea and its islands. Your page receives about 643.400 visits monthly.
Hot List: All Inclusive for Spring

Hot List: All Inclusive for Spring

Top 5 recommended hotels to vacation in the spring. Established in 1985, Caribbean Travel + Life is the premier and preferred by consumers to find the best vacation options in the Caribbean Sea and its islands. Your page receives about 643.400 visits monthly.
Riviera Maya Mexico Travel Guide: Resorts, Activities and More

Riviera Maya Mexico Travel Guide: Resorts, Activities and More

A Travel Guide of Caribbean Travel + Life magazine, made by readers and experts in hospitality. Grand Velas was in the top 5 of the best hotels, and Frida, its Mexican gourmet restaurant, among the 6 restaurants most recommended in Riviera Maya.
Editor's Pick Best All-Inclusive Luxury Resorts

Editor's Pick Best All-Inclusive Luxury Resorts

List of different categories by readers of Caribbean Travel + Life and experts in the world of hospitality, including Grand Velas as one of four preferred destinations, with special mentions of guests about welcome amenities and personalized service.
Since 2011 | RCI Excellence in Service

Since 2011 | RCI Excellence in Service

RCI, the largest exchange network in the world, recognizes the excellence in service that its members enjoy year after year.
Top 30 Hotels for Meetings Mexico

Top 30 Hotels for Meetings Mexico

The Meeting Planner Magazine recommends hotels around the world with first-class facilities, excellence in service and exceptional experience in holding events and conventions.
TravelAge West Wave Award Best All Inclusive México

TravelAge West Wave Award Best All Inclusive México

A North American publication that represents the trustworthy opinions of over 4,100 travels professionals. It celebrates excellence with its Wave Awards.
Island Destinations Ultimate Service Award

Island Destinations Ultimate Service Award

This luxury vacation authority seeks the best resorts to recommend in its "Collection for Travelers". Grand Velas Riviera Maya won the award for "Ultimate Service".
Since 2010 | 5 Diamonds by the AAA

Since 2010 | 5 Diamonds by the AAA

Of the 60,000 sites visited by the American Automobile Association, only 150 have the honor of being included on the list of Five Diamond properties.
Since 2010 | EarthCheck

Since 2010 | EarthCheck

It is an organization that provided certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection.
Best of the Best

Best of the Best

Virtuoso, the biggest network of agencies from the entire world, added the Spa of Grand Velas Riviera Maya in its list "Best of the Best".
Ultimate All-Inclusive

Ultimate All-Inclusive

An authority organization in luxury travels that includes the best hotels in its "Traveler Collection" list. Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named "Ultimate All-Inclusive".
Most Excellent Spa Hotel

Most Excellent Spa Hotel

The luxury international guide named the resort "Most Excellent Spa Hotel" in Mexico and Central America for its world-class facilities.
Since 2010 | Clean Beaches

Since 2010 | Clean Beaches

This title was bestowed in recognition of the pristine beach in front of the resort and Grand Velas' continued preservation efforts.
Since 2010 | Commitment to Quality Award

Since 2010 | Commitment to Quality Award

Following strict criteria during inspections, LHW selects properties that habitually surpass quality standards, recognizing Grand Velas with the Committment to Quality Award.
Since 2009 | Condé Nast Johansens Recommended

Since 2009 | Condé Nast Johansens Recommended

Condé Nast recommends an exclusive collection of hotels and resorts around the world, and has been trusted by travelers for over 28 years.
Since 2009| Check Safety First CRISTAL

Since 2009| Check Safety First CRISTAL

Excellence in higiene and management of food service in general are aspects rated by this organization. Grand Velas has received the CRISTAL recognition since 2009.
2009 - 2017 | Leading Spas of the World

2009 - 2017 | Leading Spas of the World

It belongs to The Leading Hotels of the World. It was created in 2005 as the first certification given to Spas that offer exclusive services and have state-of-the-art facilities.
2009 - 2017 | Leading Hotels of the World

2009 - 2017 | Leading Hotels of the World

Established in 1928, it gives their clients, luxury accommodations options and excellence in service. This organization represents more than 430 hotels from around the world.
Since 2008 | RCI Gold Crown

Since 2008 | RCI Gold Crown

Established in 1928, it gives their clients, luxury accommodations options and excellence in service. This organization represents more than 430 hotels from around the world.
Best of +VIP Access Hotels 2016

Best of +VIP Access Hotels 2016

Grand Velas Los Cabos was listed among the "Best of +VIP Access Hotels 2016" by Expedia.com, for excellent service and the experience provided for guests.
Top All-Inclusives in the World

Top All-Inclusives in the World

Vogue Magazine named Grand Velas Los Cabos among its "Top All-Inclusives in the World".
Best All-Inclusive Chain

Best All-Inclusive Chain

Grand Velas won the Bronze prize for "Best All-Inclusive Chain" during the Readers' Choice Awards 2017 presented by Recommend magazine; focused on destinations, sales and subjects of interest for agents.
5 Diamonds by the AAA

5 Diamonds by the AAA

Of the 28,000 sites visited by the American Automobile Association, only 112 are included on the list of Five Diamond properties. Just one year after its opening, Grand Velas Los Cabos received this prestigious certification.
Best New Resort or Major Renovation

Best New Resort or Major Renovation

Grand Velas Los Cabos won "Best New Resort or Major Renovation, Los Cabos" during the prestigious TravelAge West WAVE Awards 2017.
All-inclusive resorts: 12 top getaways in Mexico and the Caribbean

All-inclusive resorts: 12 top getaways in Mexico and the Caribbean

Grand Velas Los Cabos has been included on CNN Travel's list of "All-inclusive resorts: 12 top getaways in Mexico and the Caribbean", in recognition of its impressive facilities and services offered to guests.
12 of the Best All-Inclusive Resorts in North America

12 of the Best All-Inclusive Resorts in North America

Grand Velas Los Cabos was listed in the No.1 spot on Country Living Magazine's "12 of the Best All-Inclusive Resorts in North America"; the only Mexican resort on the list.
Best All-Inclusive

Best All-Inclusive

Grand Velas Los Cabos was named "Best All-Inclusive" resort in the 2017 Travel + Leisure Mexico Hotel Awards.
Member of Virtuoso's

Member of Virtuoso's "Hotels & Resorts" Program

Travel consortia Virtuoso selected Grand Velas Los Cabos for inclusion in its "Hotels & Resorts" program, a select list of 989 luxury properties in over 80 countries.
Best New Restaurants for 2017

Best New Restaurants for 2017

Cocina de Autor restaurant at Grand Velas Los Cabos was included on CNN's list of "Best New Restaurants for 2017".
One of the best places to fulfill your New Year's resolutions

One of the best places to fulfill your New Year's resolutions

SE Spa at Grand Velas Los Cabos was named "one of the best places to fulfill your New Year's resolutions" by Forbes Travel Guide.
Gold Medal

Gold Medal "Hospitality Hotels, Resorts & Spa"

The II World Wide Biennial of Interior Design and Landscape 2018-2019, Latin America division, awarded Grand Velas Los Cabos the gold medal in the category "Hospitality Hotels, Resorts & Spa" for its excellence in the collective work of architecture studies and interior planning which partook in its design.
Preferred Hotels - Legend

Preferred Hotels - Legend

Preferred Hotels adds only the hotels and experiences that represent the best in the industry to its global portfolio. Grand Velas was included in its "Legend" collection of the most sophisticated properties, distinguished by their luxury, excellent service and creating the best memories for guests.
Preferred Hotels - Legend

Ensemble Travel Group

One of the most important tourism groups worldwide, with a select portfolio of the finest travel experiences. Grand Velas Los Cabos is now part its exclusive collection.
Signature Travel Network

Signature Travel Network

Grand Velas Los Cabos has been added to Signature's exclusive portfolio of recommendations. Founded in 1956, this travel association promotes the finest internationally-renowned hotels and resorts in the tourism industry.
Best All Inclusive

Best All Inclusive

Grand Velas Los Cabos is the proud winner of "Best All Inclusive Hotel" category at the Hotel Awards, recognition awarded by Travel + Leisure Mexico to the best in the hotel industry.
Inspector's Best of 2018

Inspector's Best of 2018

Following the latest inspection by AAA (the American Automobile Association), Grand Velas Los Cabos was recognized with the title of "Inspector's Best of 2018", with an above-average rating that places it among the elite top 20% of AAA Five Diamond properties.
Top Mexico/Central America Hotel Opening 2017

Top Mexico/Central America Hotel Opening 2017

Luxury Travel Advisor news organization named Grand Velas Los Cabos the "Top Mexico/Central America Hotel Opening 2017" during its "Awards of Excellence"; held year after year to recognize leading luxury firms in the travel industry.
Top Luxury Spa Resort in Baja California Sur

Top Luxury Spa Resort in Baja California Sur

LUXlife Magazine recognized SE Spa at Grand Velas Los Cabos as Top Luxury Spa Resort in Baja California Sur in the Hotel & Spa Awards.
Women in Wellness Awards 2019

Women in Wellness Awards 2019

American Spa, leading magazine in the wellness industry, recognized Diana Mestre, Wellness Advisor of Velas Resorts, as the Spa Consultant of the year in the Women in Wellness Awards 2019.
Certificate of Excellence 2019

Certificate of Excellence 2019

The most highly utilized travel portal in 30 countries, with over 60 million reviews, has recognized Grand Velas Los Cabos for its excellence.
Wellness Tourism Association

Wellness Tourism Association

Grand Velas Los Cabos is now member of Wellness Tourism Association, a global non profit networking that develops standards to support the sustainable future of the wellness tourism industry. Grand Velas is one of the first resorts in Mexico with presence in its directory.
Best Hotels in Cabo San Lucas

Best Hotels in Cabo San Lucas

Grand Velas Los Cabos is now member of Wellness Tourism Association, a global non profit networking that develops standards to support the sustainable future of the wellness tourism industry. Grand Velas is one of the first resorts in Mexico with presence in its directory.
Best Hotels in Baja California

Best Hotels in Baja California

Grand Velas Los Cabos was included on the list "Best Hotels in Baja California" of U.S. News & World Report, a US magazine that publishes annual reports on national and international hotels.
Best Hotels in Mexico

Best Hotels in Mexico

Grand Velas Los Cabos was included on the list "Best Hotels in Mexico" of U.S. News & World Report, a US magazine that publishes annual reports on national and international hotels.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2019

Travelers' Choice Awards 2019

Grand Velas Los Cabos was the proud winner of the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards in the following categories:"The Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico" (No. 2);"The Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Mexico (No. 3) "; "The Top 25 Hotels in Mexico" (No. 5); "The Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in the World" (No. 6); and "The Top 25 Hotels for Service in Mexico" (No. 11).
Hall of Fame 2019

Hall of Fame 2019

Velas Vallarta is recipient of the award Hall of Fame by TripAdvisor, exclusively given to the properties that have received the Certificate of Excellence for 5 consecutive years.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2019

Travelers' Choice Awards 2019

Velas Vallarta was the proud winner of the TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards in the categories: "The Top 25 Hotels for Families in Mexico" and "The Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico".
Certificate of Excellence 2018

Certificate of Excellence 2018

Thanks to the number of positive reviews received in 2018, Velas Vallarta was awarded the TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for the fourth consecutive year.
Preferred Hotels - Lifestyle

Preferred Hotels - Lifestyle

Preferred Hotels adds only the hotels and experiences that represent the best in the industry to its global portfolio. Velas Vallarta was included in its "Lifestyle" collection of premier properties that offer authentic, intelligent and accessible service, with unique style.
Loved by Guests Awards

Loved by Guests Awards

Velas Vallarta is one of the best 100 in the All Inclusive category of the Loved By Guests 2018 awards by Hoteles.com, thanks to the many positive reviews received from guests.
RCI Excellence in Service

RCI Excellence in Service

RCI, the largest exchange network in the world, recognizes the excellence in service that its members enjoy year after year.
RCI Gold Crown

RCI Gold Crown

RCI, the largest exchange network in the world, recognizes the excellence in service that its members enjoy year after year.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Velas Vallarta was named one of the "Top 25 Hotels for Families - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards (n°. 3).
Certificate of Excellence 2017

Certificate of Excellence 2017

Thanks to the number of positive reviews received in 2017, Velas Vallarta was awarded the TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for the third consecutive year.
Distintivo S

Distintivo S

A certification established by the Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government in collaboration with EarthCheck. It is awarded to organizations on an international level for excellent practices in the preservation of the environment and development of sustainable projects in tourism.
Certificate of Excellence 2016

Certificate of Excellence 2016

Thanks to the number of positive reviews received in 2016, Velas Vallarta was awarded the TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for the second consecutive year.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2016

Travelers' Choice Awards 2016

Based on the opinion of thousands of travellers, Velas Vallarta was included in the 25 Most Popular Hotels list in the "All-Inclusive-Mexico" category of the 2016 Travellers' Choice Awards by TripAdvisor.
Certificate of Excellence 2015

Certificate of Excellence 2015

The most highly utilized travel portal in 30 countries, with over 60 million reviews, has recognized Velas Vallarta for its excellence.
Family Vacation Critic Favorite 2014

Family Vacation Critic Favorite 2014

Velas Vallarta was awarded as one of the favorite hotels in the Family Vacation Critic 2015 Awards. This important vacation travel community site has valuable feedback and advice on hotels, destinations, and attractions.
GreenLeaders

GreenLeaders

Velas Vallarta was named GreenLeader in the Gold level; this is a TripAdvisor program that rewards the hotels with eco-practices and that are highly committed with the environment.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2015

Travelers' Choice Awards 2015

Based on the opinion of thousands of travellers, Velas Vallarta was included in the 25 Most Popular Hotels list in the Family and All-Inclusive categories of the 2015 Travellers' Choice Awards by TripAdvisor.
Best in Stay - Top-rated Hotel in the Vallarta Market

Best in Stay - Top-rated Hotel in the Vallarta Market

Orbitz, one of the most important online travel agencies in the world, included Velas Vallarta on its Best in Stay 2014 list; a compendium on the 400 best hotels in 75 destinations, rated according to guest reviews.
Since 2013 - EarthCheck Gold Level

Since 2013 - EarthCheck Gold Level

It is an organization that provides certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection.
Best Hotels in Mexico

Best Hotels in Mexico

This magazine published in Washington features national and international news reports. Velas Vallarta was included on its list of the Best Hotels in Mexico, listed as number 12 of 230 rated hotels in Puerto Vallarta.
President's Award

President's Award

RCI, the world's largest vacation exchange network, presented Velas Vallarta with this award in recognition of constancy and commitment over the years in creating the best experience for all guests.
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

The most highly utilized travel portal in 30 countries, with over 60 million reviews, has recognized Velas Vallarta for its excellence.
Since 1992 - RCI Gold Crown Resort

Since 1992 - RCI Gold Crown Resort

RCI is the greatest time-sharing network that gives this award to the hotels that offer exceptional service. It is based on the comments of its members.
Since 1995 | Distintivo H

Since 1995 | Distintivo H

An award presented by Mexico's Secretariats of Tourism and Health for excellence in hygiene and safety in the preparation, management and manipulation of Food and Beverages.
Since 2004 - RCI Excelence in Service

Since 2004 - RCI Excelence in Service

RCI is the greatest time-sharing network that recognizes the excellence service that its members experience.
2009 | Expedia Insiders' Select

2009 | Expedia Insiders' Select

The highest online ratings and positive traveler reviews place just 500 out of 130,000 hotels on this prestigious list.
Hall of Fame 2019

Hall of Fame 2019

Casa Velas is recipient of the award Hall of Fame by TripAdvisor, exclusively given to the properties that have received the Certificate of Excellence for 5 consecutive years.
Virtuoso

Virtuoso

Travel consortia Virtuoso included Casa Velas in its select collection of the best luxury properties in the world.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2019

Travelers' Choice Awards 2019

Casa Velas is amongst the Top 10 in TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards in the following categories: "The Top 25 Hotels for Romance in Mexico"; "The Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico"; "The Top 25 Hotels in Mexico" ; and is "The Top 25 Hotels for Service in Mexico"
Best Hotels in Puerto Vallarta

Best Hotels in Puerto Vallarta

Casa Velas was included on the list "Best Hotels in Puerto Vallarta" of U.S. News & World Report, a US magazine that publishes annual reports on national and international hotels.
Best Hotels in Pacific Coast

Best Hotels in Pacific Coast

Casa Velas was included on the "Best Hotels in Pacific Coast" list of U.S. News & World Report, a US magazine that publishes annual reports on national and international hotels.
Best Hotels in Mexico

Best Hotels in Mexico

Casa Velas was included on the "Best Hotels in Mexico" list of U.S. News & World Report, a US magazine that publishes annual reports on national and international hotels.
Certificate of Excellence 2018

Certificate of Excellence 2018

Thanks to the number of positive reviews received in 2018, Casa Velas was awarded the TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for the fourth consecutive year.
Signature Travel Network

Signature Travel Network

Casa Velas has been added to Signature's exclusive portfolio of recommendations. Founded in 1956, this travel association promotes the finest internationally-renowned hotels and resorts in the tourism industry.
RCI Premier Plus All Inclusive

RCI Premier Plus All Inclusive

RCI, the largest exchange network in the world, recognizes the excellence in service that its members enjoy year after year.
RCI Gold Crown

RCI Gold Crown

RCI, the largest exchange network in the world, recognizes the excellence in service that its members enjoy year after year.
Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

Casa Velas was named 9th on the list of "Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico" by US News & World Report; a website that receives over 17 million visitors per month.
Best Boutique Hotels in Mexico

Best Boutique Hotels in Mexico

Casa Velas was named 5th on the list of "Best Boutique Hotels in Mexico" by US News & World Report; a website that receives over 17 million visitors per month.
Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Pacific Coast

Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Pacific Coast

Casa Velas was named 3rd on the list of "Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Pacific Coast" by US News & World Report; a website that receives over 17 million visitors per month.
Best Boutique Hotels in Pacific Coast

Best Boutique Hotels in Pacific Coast

Casa Velas was named 2nd on the list of "Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Pacific Coast" by US News & World Report; a website that receives over 17 million visitors per month.
Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Puerto Vallarta

Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Puerto Vallarta

Casa Velas was named 3rd on the list of "Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Puerto Vallarta" by US News & World Report; a website that receives over 17 million visitors per month.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Casa Velas was named one of the "Top 25 Hotels - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards (n°. 6).
Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Casa Velas was named one of the "Top 25 Hotels for Service - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards (n°. 6).
Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Casa Velas was named one of the "Top 25 Hotels for Romance - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards (n°. 6).
Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Casa Velas was named one of the "Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards (n°. 20).
Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Casa Velas was named one of the "Top 25 Hotels - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Casa Velas was named one of the "Top 25 Hotels for Service: Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Casa Velas was named one of the "Top 25 Hotels for Romance - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards
Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Certificate of Excellence 2017

Thanks to the number of positive reviews received in 2017, Casa Velas was awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.
Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide

Casa Velas has received a Four Star-rating in the Forbes Travel Guide, which evaluates hotels, restaurants and Spas; focusing on luxury travel.
The 13 best adults-only, all inclusive hotels in the Caribbean

The 13 best adults-only, all inclusive hotels in the Caribbean

Casa Velas was listed in the No. 1 spot on "The 13 best adults-only, all inclusive hotels in the Caribbean" by Business Insider in association with Hotels.com.
Distintivo S

Distintivo S

A certification established by the Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government in collaboration with EarthCheck. It is awarded to organizations on an international level for excellent practices in the preservation of the environment and development of sustainable projects in tourism.
EarthCheck Gold

EarthCheck Gold

A leader organization that provides certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection. The Gold Level was granted to Casa Velas.
Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Leading international travel consortium Small Luxury Hotels of the World has announced Casa Velas as a member of its distinguished portfolio of more than 500 hotels in 80 countries around the world, recognizing excellence in hospitality.
As A Must-Go Resort For January 2017

As A Must-Go Resort For January 2017

Casa Velas was recommended as a place to travel in January 2017 by Forbes Travel Guide.
Certificate of Excellence 2016

Certificate of Excellence 2016

Thanks to the number of positive reviews received in 2016, Casa Velas was awarded the TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for the second consecutive year.
Distintivo S

Distintivo S

A certification established by the Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government in collaboration with EarthCheck. It is awarded to organizations on an international level for excellent practices in the preservation of the environment and development of sustainable projects in tourism.
EarthCheck Gold

EarthCheck Gold

A leader organization that provides certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection. The Gold Level was granted to Casa Velas.
Best of +VIP Access Hotels 2016

Best of +VIP Access Hotels 2016

Casa Velas was recognized on the list of "Best of +VIP Access Hotels 2016" by Expedia.com, for its excellent service and the experience provided for guests.
Best Affordable All Inclusive Resorts

Best Affordable All Inclusive Resorts

The specialized Travel + Leisure magazine included Casa Velas in its "Best Affordable All Inclusive Resorts" list, which recommends the hotels with the best value for money.
Certificate of Excllence 2015

Certificate of Excllence 2015

The most highly utilized travel portal in 30 countries, with over 60 million reviews, has recognized Casa Velas for its excellence.
Distintivo S

Distintivo S

A certification established by the Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government in collaboration with EarthCheck. It is awarded to organizations on an international level for excellent practices in the preservation of the environment and development of sustainable projects in tourism.
EarthCheck Gold

EarthCheck Gold

A leader organization that provides certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection. The Gold Level was granted to Casa Velas.
GreenLeaders

GreenLeaders

Casa Velas was named GreenLeader in the Gold level; this is a TripAdvisor program that rewards the hotels with eco-practices and are highly committed with the environment.
Expedia® Insiders' Select™

Expedia® Insiders' Select™

A list compiled annually to recognize the leading hotels in Expedia's global market, which stand out for their service and unique experience provided to guests. Over 130,000 hotels are evaluated but only 650 are selected.
Since 2014 | AAA Four Diamond Award for Emiliano

Since 2014 | AAA Four Diamond Award for Emiliano

Casa Velas' gourmet restaurant Emiliano received this award due to excellence in service of food and beverages; it is presented to less than 2.5 % of the 30,000 establishments evaluated annually by the AAA.
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

The most highly utilized travel portal in 30 countries, with over 60 million reviews, has recognized Casa Velas for its excellence
Expedia® Insiders' Select™

Expedia® Insiders' Select™

An annual recognition presented to the best hotels on Expedia, based on guest experiences. Just 650 properties out of the 290,000 rated around the world receive the title.
Best All-Inclusive Hotel

Best All-Inclusive Hotel" in Mexico

TripAdvisor® is a renowned travel portal with over 50 million unique visits per month. Its users named Casa Velas the "Best All-Inclusive Hotel in Mexico".
 Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Mexico

Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Mexico

TripAdvisor® is a renowned travel portal with over 50 million unique visits per month, visitors in 30 countries and over 60 million reviews. Its users named Casa Velas, one of the "Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Mexico".
Top 25 Hotels for Service in Mexico

Top 25 Hotels for Service in Mexico

TripAdvisor® is a renowned travel portal with over 50 million unique visits per month, visitors in 30 countries and over 60 million reviews. Its users named Casa Velas, one of the "Top 25 Hotels for Service in Mexico
Top 25 Hotels in Mexico

Top 25 Hotels in Mexico

TripAdvisor® is a renowned travel portal with over 50 million unique visits per month, visitors in 30 countries and over 60 million reviews. Its users named Casa Velas, one of the "Top 25 Hotels in Mexico".
Top 10 Hotels for Romance in Mexico

Top 10 Hotels for Romance in Mexico

TripAdvisor® is a renowned travel portal with over 50 million unique visits per month, visitors in 30 countries and over 60 million reviews. Its users named Casa Velas, one of the "Top 10 Hotels for Romance in Mexico".
Best Hotels in Mexico

Best Hotels in Mexico

This magazine published in Washington features national and international news reports. Casa Velas was included on its list of the Best Hotels in Mexico, listed as number 7 of 230 rated hotels in Puerto Vallarta.
Top 20 Small Luxury Hotels for Meetings

Top 20 Small Luxury Hotels for Meetings

MDC recommends the best hotels, which offer world-class facilities and excellent service for hosting events and conventions around the world. Casa Velas was selected for the sixth year consecutive year to form part of this list.
Expedia Insider's Select No. 8 worldwide

Expedia Insider's Select No. 8 worldwide

A list compiled annually to recognize the leading hotels in Expedia's global market, which stand out for their service and unique experience provided to guests. Over 130,000 hotels are evaluated but only 650 are selected.
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

The most highly utilized travel portal in 30 countries, with over 60 million reviews, has awarded Casa Velas and its restaurant Emiliano with excellence, according to traveler ratings and opinions.
Certificate of Excellence

Top 15 Best Hotels in Mexico - 8th place

This specialized list by Condé Nast Traveler magazine recommends the best resorts in the world. Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta is listed in 8th place among the Top 15 Best Hotels in Mexico.
11 Best adults-only All-inclusive on the Beach

11 Best adults-only All-inclusive on the Beach

Casa Velas was named on the international list of the "11 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusives on the Beach", published by the Fox News television channel during the month of November.
Most Excellent Service Hotel

Most Excellent Service Hotel

The luxury international guide that recommends the best in lodging, named Casa Velas the "Most Excellent Service Hotel".
 Best All-Inclusive Hotel in the World

Best All-Inclusive Hotel in the World

TripAdvisor® is a renowned travel portal with over 50 million unique visits per month. Its users named Casa Velas the "Best All-Inclusive Hotel in the World".
Best All-Inclusive Hotel in Mexico

Best All-Inclusive Hotel in Mexico

TripAdvisor® is a renowned travel portal with over 50 million unique visits per month. Its users named Casa Velas the "Best All-Inclusive Hotel in Mexico".
Top 20 Small Luxury Hotels for Meetings in Mexico

Top 20 Small Luxury Hotels for Meetings in Mexico

MDC recommends the best hotels, which offer world-class facilities and excellent service for hosting events and conventions around the world. Casa Velas was selected for the fifth consecutive year to form part of this list.
Best Hotel of Puerto Vallarta in 6 categories

Best Hotel of Puerto Vallarta in 6 categories

About 3,000 properties are part of the hotels visited by this website founded by The Travel Channel.
Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Mexico

Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Mexico

The exclusive Cavendish Drake website recommends only the most luxurious hotels in the world (about 5,000 properties) and Casa Velas was included in the Mexican collection.
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

The most-used travel portal by visitors in 30 countries and with over 60 million reviews awarded Casa Velas a Certificate of Excellence for commitment to quality of service and providing an unprecedented vacation experience.
Best Hotel for Business

Best Hotel for Business

The most-used travel portal by visitors in 30 countries and with over 60 million reviews, named Casa Velas the "Best Hotel for Business".
Best Hotel

Best Hotel

The most-used travel portal by visitors in 30 countries and with over 60 million reviews placed Casa Velas in the top three for three consecutive years.
A Small Intimate Jewel in Puerto Vallarta

A Small Intimate Jewel in Puerto Vallarta

This online magazine has a strong presence in the United States, Canada and several European and Asian countries. It receives over four million website visits per month and has over one million monthly readers.
Travellers Choice Awards - Best Hotel for Romance

Travellers Choice Awards - Best Hotel for Romance

TripAdvisor® is a renowned travel portal with over 50 million unique visits per month. Its users named Casa Velas "Best Hotel for Romance."
Travellers Choice Awards - Best Relaxation/ Spa Hotel

Travellers Choice Awards - Best Relaxation/ Spa Hotel

TripAdvisor® is a renowned travel portal with over 50 million unique visits per month. Its users named Casa Velas the "Best Relaxation/ Spa Hotel."
Travellers Choice Awards - Best Luxury Hotel

Travellers Choice Awards - Best Luxury Hotel

TripAdvisor® is a renowned travel portal with over 50 million unique visits per month. Its users named Casa Velas the "Best Luxury Hotel".
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

The most-used travel portal by visitors in 30 countries and with over 60 million reviews awarded Casa Velas a Certificate of Excellence for commitment to quality of service and providing an unprecedented vacation experience
Best Hotel for Business

Best Hotel for Business

The most-used travel portal by visitors in 30 countries and with over 60 million reviews awarded Casa Velas a Certificate of Excellence for commitment to quality of service and providing an unprecedented vacation experience
Since 2010 | EarthCheck

Since 2010 | EarthCheck

Leading organization in the certification of sustainable tourism, which validates adherence to strict environmental policies.
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

The most-used travel portal by visitors in 30 countries and with over 60 million reviews awarded Casa Velas a Certificate of Excellence for commitment to quality of service and providing an unprecedented vacation experience.
Best Hotel for Business

Best Hotel for Business

The most-used travel portal by visitors in 30 countries and with over 60 million reviews, named Casa Velas the "Best Hotel for Business".
Since 2009 | Distintivo H

Since 2009 | Distintivo H

Recognition granted by Mexican Secretariats of Tourism and Health for exceeding quality standards in hygienic management of food services.
Top Boutique Resorts in Latin American

Top Boutique Resorts in Latin American

Experts in Meetings and Events tour the Americas and Europe and rate establishments in order to recommend those that provide excellent quality in services, technology and accommodations.
Best Affordable All Inclusive Resorts

Best Affordable All Inclusive Resorts

The specialized Travel + Leisure magazine included Casa Velas in its "Best Affordable All Inclusive Resorts" list, which recommends the hotels with the best value for money.
Since 2007 | Condé Nast Johansens Recommended

Since 2007 | Condé Nast Johansens Recommended

Condé Nast recommends an exclusive collection of hotels and resorts around the world, and has been trusted by travelers for more than 2 decades.
Since 2006 | 4 Diamonds by the AAA

Since 2006 | 4 Diamonds by the AAA

From nearly 60,000 sites that are visited by the American Automobile Association, only 3.25% them are included in the 4 Diamond list due to their high quality standards.
Since 2006 | RCI Gold Crown

Since 2006 | RCI Gold Crown

RCI, the largest exchange network in the world, recognizes the excellence in service that its members enjoy year after year.
Since 2006 | RCI Excellence in Service

Since 2006 | RCI Excellence in Service

RCI, the largest exchange network in the world, recognizes the excellence in service that its members enjoy year after year.
Spa & Wellness MexiCaribe

Spa & Wellness MexiCaribe

Spa & Wellness MexiCaribe, a publication specialized in Spas and wellness of Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America, granted the best Spa recognition in the category Hotel / Resort Spa. This award acknowledges excellence in tourism and honors the industry of the region.
Women in Wellness Awards 2019

Women in Wellness Awards 2019

American Spa, leading magazine in the wellness industry, recognized Diana Mestre, Wellness Advisor of Velas Resorts, as the Spa Consultant of the year in the Women in Wellness Awards 2019.
AAA Four Diamond Award - Sen Lin

AAA Four Diamond Award - Sen Lin

Sen Lin restaurant at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is the proud recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award, granted to just 672 establishments of the more than 32,000 evaluated every year.
World Luxury Spa Awards Winner 2019

World Luxury Spa Awards Winner 2019

SE Spa was named "Best Luxury Resort Spa" on Latin America in the World Luxury Spa Awards, an important industry event that recognizes luxury Spas around the world.
 Hall of Fame 2019

Hall of Fame 2019

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is recipient of the award Hall of Fame by TripAdvisor, exclusively given to the properties that have received the Certificate of Excellence for 5 consecutive years.
Wellness Tourism Association

Wellness Tourism Association

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is now member of Wellness Tourism Association, a global non profit networking that develops standards to support the sustainable future of the wellness tourism industry. Grand Velas is one of the first resorts in Mexico with presence in its directory.
The Oprah Magazine

The Oprah Magazine

The Oprah Magazine included Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit on its list of the "22 Family Vacation Destinations with Activities for All Ages" for the countless experiences this resort offers to entire families.
Five Diamonds by the AAA

Five Diamonds by the AAA

For the 13th consecutive year, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is the proud recipient of the AAA Five Diamond Award; granted to just 0.4% of the more than 27,000 hotels evaluated every year.
 Best Hotels in Puerto Vallarta

Best Hotels in Puerto Vallarta

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit rated as No. 1 on the list "Best Hotels in Puerto Vallarta" of U.S. News & World Report, a US magazine that publishes annual reports on national and international hotels.
Best Hotels in Pacific Coast

Best Hotels in Pacific Coast

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was included on the list "Best Hotels in Pacific Coast" of U.S. News & World Report, a US magazine that publishes annual reports on national and international hotels.
Best Hotels in Mexico

Best Hotels in Mexico

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was included on the list "Best Hotels in Mexico" of U.S. News & World Report, a US magazine that publishes annual reports on national and international hotels.
Best Hotels in Mexico

Best Hotels in Mexico

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was included on the list "Best Hotels in Mexico" of U.S. News & World Report, a US magazine that publishes annual reports on national and international hotels.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2019

Travelers' Choice Awards 2019

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was the proud winner of the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards in the following categories: "The Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico" (No. 1); "The Top 25 Hotels for Families in Mexico" (No. 2); "The Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in the World" (No. 4); "The Top 25 Hotels in Mexico" (No. 7); "The Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Mexico (num.8); and "The Top 25 Hotels for Service in Mexico" (No.12).
EarthCheck Silver

EarthCheck Silver

A leader organization that provides certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection. The Silver Level was granted to Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit.
Certificate of Excellence 2018

Certificate of Excellence 2018

Thanks to the number of positive reviews received in 2018, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was awarded the TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for the fourth consecutive year.
Wellness for Cancer

Wellness for Cancer

SE Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has been certified by Wellness for Cancer, an organization that trains Spas and wellness centers to provide personalized services to individuals touched by any type of cancer.
Premios de Spa 2018

Premios de Spa 2018

The Spa 2018 Awards, by Spa & Wellness Mexicaribe magazine, have named Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit's SE Spa in the category of "Spa Awards" which recognizes the best in the region.
Premios de Spa 2018

Premios de Spa 2018

The Spa 2018 Awards, by Spa & Wellness Mexicaribe magazine, have named Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit's SE Spa in the category of "Spa Awards" which recognizes the best in the region.
Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide

SE Spa by Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has been included on Forbes Travel Guide's list of The World's Most Luxurious Spas, which names just 30 establishments whose standards reflect a level of sumptuous comfort, as well as luxurious choices and conveniences afforded to guests.
Preferred Hotels - Legend

Preferred Hotels - Legend

Preferred Hotels adds only the hotels and experiences that represent the best in the industry to its global portfolio. Grand Velas was included in its "Legend" collection of the most sophisticated properties, distinguished by their luxury, excellent service and creating the best memories for guests.
Distintivo S

Distintivo S

A certification established by the Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government in collaboration with EarthCheck. It is awarded to organizations on an international level for excellent practices in the preservation of the environment and development of sustainable projects in tourism.
EarthCheck Silver

EarthCheck Silver

A leader organization that provides certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection. The Silver Level was granted to Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit.
Five Diamonds by the AAA

Five Diamonds by the AAA

For the 12th consecutive year, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is the proud recipient of the AAA Five Diamond Award; granted to just 0.4% of the more than 27,000 hotels evaluated every year.
Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Pacific Coast

Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Pacific Coast

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named No. 1 on the list of "Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Pacific Coast" by US News & World Report; a website that receives over 17 million visitors per month.
Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named 6th on the list of "Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico" by US News & World Report; a website that receives over 17 million visitors per month.
Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Puerto Vallarta

Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Puerto Vallarta

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named No. 1 on the list of "Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Puerto Vallarta" by US News & World Report; a website that receives over 17 million visitors per month.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named one of the "Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts - World" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards (n°. 8).
Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named one of the "Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards (n°. 5).
Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named one of the "Top 25 Luxury Hotels - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards (n°. 12).
Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named one of the "Top 25 Hotels for Service - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards (n°. 19).
 Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named one of the "Top 25 Hotels for Families - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards (n°. 2).
Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named one of the "Top 25 Hotels - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named one of the "Top 25 Hotels for Service: Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Travelers' Choice Awards 2017

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named one of the "Top 25 Luxury Hotels - Mexico" in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards.
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

Thanks to the number of positive reviews received in 2017, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was awarded the TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for the third consecutive year.
Best All-Inclusive Chain

Best All-Inclusive Chain

Grand Velas won the Bronze prize for "Best All-Inclusive Chain" during the Readers' Choice Awards 2017 presented by Recommend magazine; focused on destinations, sales and subjects of interest for agents.
Smart Meetings

Smart Meetings

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was a winner in the Platinum Choice Awards - Best of 2017 by Smart Meetings magazine, which recognizes excellence in meeting services and facilities at resorts in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Condé Nast Traveler

Condé Nast Traveler

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named one of the Top Resorts in Western Mexico during the Reader's Choice Awards 2017 by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine.
Best All-Inclusive

Best All-Inclusive

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named "Best All-Inclusive" resort in the 2017 Travel + Leisure Mexico Hotel Awards.
Distintivo S

Distintivo S

A certification established by the Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government in collaboration with EarthCheck. It is awarded to organizations on an international level for excellent practices in the preservation of the environment and development of sustainable projects in tourism.

"Loved by Guests" Gold Award

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit received the "Loved by Guests" Gold Award from Hotels.com, based on real guest comments and experiences.
12 Top Destinations Of 2017

12 Top Destinations Of 2017

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has been highlighted on Forbes Travel Guide's prestigious "12 Top Destinations Of 2017".
10 Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World

10 Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World

Based on thousands of traveler opinions, TripAdvisor has recognized Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit among the "10 Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World".
Certificate of Excellence 2016

Certificate of Excellence 2016

Thanks to the number of positive reviews received in 2016, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was awarded the TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for the second consecutive year.
Travvy Awards by Dream Vacations

Travvy Awards by Dream Vacations

Dream Vacations, an important travel agency in the United States, appointed Grand Velas as winner in the 2016 Travvy Awards of the "Best Romantic Hotel/Resort, Mexico", "Best Spa & Wellness Hotel/Resort, Mexico" and "Best Luxury Hotel/Resort, Mexico" categories.
Travelers' Choice Awards 2016

Travelers' Choice Awards 2016

Based on the opinion of thousands of travellers, Grand Velas was included in the 25 Most Popular Hotels list of the Travelers' Choice Awards 2016 by TripAdvisor, in the "All-Inclusive-Mexico" category (7th position).
Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts

Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts

The prestigious travel magazine chose Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit as one of the Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts, a list that consists of only 19 properties selected from around the world.
EarthCheck

EarthCheck

A leader organization that provides certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection. The Silver Level was granted to Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit.
Certificate of Excellence 2015

Certificate of Excellence 2015

The most highly utilized travel portal in 30 countries, with over 60 million reviews, has recognized Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit for its excellence.
Guest Review Awards for 2015

Guest Review Awards for 2015

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit obtained one of the highest ratings in 2014 by guests who made their reservations through Booking.com; a leading worldwide website for online bookings.
GreenLeaders

GreenLeaders

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named GreenLeader in the Gold level; this is a TripAdvisor program that rewards the hotels with eco-practices and that are highly committed with the environment.
Blue Flag

Blue Flag

Grand Velas obtained the Blue Flag certification, which recognizes the sustainable development of beaches and marinas regarding water quality, education, information and environmental management and security among many services.
Expedia Insider's Select

Expedia Insider's Select

A list compiled annually to recognize the leading hotels in Expedia's global market, which stand out for their service and unique experience provided to guests. Over 130,000 hotels are evaluated but only 650 are selected.
Spa Awards

Spa Awards

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was named one of the Best Spas in Mexico. This compendium was published in the Spa Professional Mexico magazine, one of the most important in the country dedicated to the tourism, health and fitness industries.
Best In Stay Elite

Best In Stay Elite

Orbitz, one of the most important online travel agencies in the world, included Grand Velas on its Best In Stay Elite 2015 list; a compendium of the 125 best hotels in the world, rated according to guest reviews.
Traveller's Choice Awards 2015

Traveller's Choice Awards 2015

Grand Velas was included in the 25 Most Popular Hotels list of the Travellers' Choice Awards 2016 by TripAdvisor, in the categories of: Family, Best Service, Top Hotels, Luxury, All-Inclusive in the world and All-Inclusive in Mexico.
Gold List - World's Best Places to Stay - The Americas

Gold List - World's Best Places to Stay - The Americas

This specialized list made by Condé Nast Traveler recommends the best destinations, hotels, Spas and restaurants. This magazine was founded in 1987 and is a leading guide for tourists around the world.
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

The most highly utilized travel portal in 30 countries, with over 60 million reviews, has recognized Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit for its excellence.
Member of Virtuoso's

Member of Virtuoso's "Hotels & Resorts" Program

Travel consortia Virtuoso selected Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit for inclusion in its "Hotels & Resorts" program, a select list of 989 luxury properties in over 80 countries.
T+L 500 World's Best Awards

T+L 500 World's Best Awards

This travel magazine compiles the World's Best Awards, a list of the best hotels selected by readers and experts in tourism, including Grand Velas among the Top 20 in all of Mexico.
Special Mention in Smart Meetings Magazine

Special Mention in Smart Meetings Magazine

Writer Holly Woolard mentions Grand Velas resorts in her article "Everything Under the Sun" in Smart Meetings Magazine, as resorts that are "taking all-inclusive F&B to a new level."
Reader's Choice Award

Reader's Choice Award

This specialized list by Condé Nast Traveler magazine recommends the best resorts in the world. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is listed in 4th place among the Top 10 best hotels in the Riviera of the Mexican Pacific.
Best In Stay Top-rated Hotel in the All-Inclusive Category

Best In Stay Top-rated Hotel in the All-Inclusive Category

Orbitz, one of the most important online travel agencies in the world, included Grand Velas on its Best In Stay 2014 list; a compendium of the 400 best hotels in 75 destinations, rated according to guest reviews.
No. 1 of 25 hotels in Nuevo Vallarta

No. 1 of 25 hotels in Nuevo Vallarta

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit achieved the No. 1 position out of 25 Nuevo Vallarta hotels rated by travelers on TripAdvisor®, one of the most utilized travel portals worldwide.
2014 | Top All-Inclusives For Foodies

2014 | Top All-Inclusives For Foodies

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was included on the "Top All-Inclusives For Foodies" roundup by US News & World Report; a website that receives over 17 million visitors per month.
Gold List - World's Best Places to Stay - The Americas

Gold List - World's Best Places to Stay - The Americas

This specialized list made by Condé Nast Traveler recommends the best destinations, hotels, Spas and restaurants. This magazine was founded in 1987 and is a leading guide for tourists around the world.
Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Mexico

Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Mexico

TripAdvisor® is a renowned travel portal with over 50 million unique visits per month, visitors in 30 countries and over 60 million reviews.
Top 25 Hotels in Mexico

Top 25 Hotels in Mexico

TripAdvisor® is a renowned travel portal with over 50 million unique visits per month, visitors in 30 countries and over 60 million reviews.
T+L 500

T+L 500

This leading travel magazine prepares the top T + L 500, a round-up of the best hotels selected by readersand tourism experts, featuring Grand Velas as a Best Hotel in 2013; the list's only property in the Riviera Nayarit.
Best Hotels in Mexico

Best Hotels in Mexico

This United States news magazine published in Washington features national and international news reports. Grand Velas was included on its list of the Best Hotels in Mexico, listed as number 1 of 230 rated hotels in Puerto Vallarta.
Expedia Insider's Select - No. 52 worldwide

Expedia Insider's Select - No. 52 worldwide

A list compiled annually to recognize the leading hotels in Expedia's global market, which stand out for their service and unique experience provided to guests. Over 130,000 hotels are evaluated but only 650 are selected.
World's Best Awards

World's Best Awards

This specialized travel magazine compiles the World's Best Awards, a list of the best hotels selected by readers and experts in tourism, including Grand Velas in position #10 in all of Mexico.
The Best 50 Honeymoon Spots

The Best 50 Honeymoon Spots

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was chosen as one of 50 Best Places for Honeymoons and one of the 10 best beaches in the world by The Knot, an internationally recognized web and print magazine for wedding planning.
Gold List - The Best of the Best in Travel

Gold List - The Best of the Best in Travel

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was included on the Gold List, which includes the 500 best luxury hotels, resorts, Spas and cruises worldwide, selected by the magazines 3.5 million international readers.
Reader's Choice Awards

Reader's Choice Awards

This specialized list by Condé Nast Traveler magazine recommends the best resorts in the world. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is listed in 4th place among the Top 10 best hotels in the Riviera of the Mexican Pacific.
Best Mexico Beach Resorts

Best Mexico Beach Resorts

The prestigious travel magazine selected Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit as one of the Best Mexico Beach Resorts, placing it in the 10th position of the 30 properties listed.
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

The most highly utilized travel portal in 30 countries, with over 60 million reviews, has recognized Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit for its excellence.
Gold List - World's Best Places to Stay - The Americas

Gold List - World's Best Places to Stay - The Americas

This specialized list made by Condé Nast Traveler recommends the best destinations, hotels, Spas and restaurants. This magazine was founded in 1987 and is a leading guide for tourists around the world.
10 Coolest Resorts in the World

10 Coolest Resorts in the World

The prominent informative financial site included Grand Velas resorts on its exclusive list of the "10 Coolest All-Inclusive Resorts in the World" for offering a unique and incomparable experience.
Best Affordable All Inclusive Resorts

Best Affordable All Inclusive Resorts

The exclusive travel magazine edits its prestigious list of Worlds Best Awards year after year, including Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit as Best Hotel 2012, ranked #13 in Mexico.
Best Affordable All Inclusive Resorts

Spa Finder 30 Hot Spas in North America

Spa Finder Wellness is the world´s largest digital publication for Spa and wellness information. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was included in the "Around the World in 80 Spas" series.
Reader's Choice Award

Reader's Choice Award

Ranked 3rd place on the Top 10 Resorts in the Pacific Riviera.
Expedia Insider's Select

Expedia Insider's Select

The highest online ratings and positive traveler reviews place just 500 out of 130,000 hotels on this prestigious list.
Readers' Choice Awards - Best in the World

Readers' Choice Awards - Best in the World

An award presented to the favorite places of their sophisticated readers. This time Grand Velas was placed among the "Best 25 Resorts in Mexico".
Gold List - Best Suites

Gold List - Best Suites

The list of the Best Suites in the World is published by Condé Nast and includes the best accommodations, in accordance with the refined taste of their readers.
Desti Award

Desti Award

This prestigious agency awards those hotels that offer exceptional service, based on guest satisfaction surveys, to assure the best options for weddings.
Frida - 4 Diamonds by the AAA

Frida - 4 Diamonds by the AAA

Excellence in service and unique creations are aspects that the American Automobile Association graded from more than 28,000 audited restaurants.
Most Outstanding Resort

Most Outstanding Resort

An award presented to the favorite places of their sophisticated readers.
Elite Meetings Platinum

Elite Meetings Platinum

Experts in Meetings and Events tour the Americas and Europe and rate establishments in order to recommend those that provide excellent quality in services, technology and accommodations.
Distintivo W - Best Spa Destination

Distintivo W - Best Spa Destination

An award presented to the best in tourism in Mexico. In the category of Best Spa/Wellness the resort received the "Icarus" trophy.
Distintivo W - Best Spa Destination

Insider's Select - Top Hotel in Mexico

Online ratings and positive traveler reviews earn the resort the number 1 spot in Nuevo Vallarta on this exclusive list.
Since 2009| Check Safety First CRISTAL

Since 2009| Check Safety First CRISTAL

Excellent in hygiene and management of food service in general are aspects rated by the organization.
Since 2009 | Clean Beaches

Since 2009 | Clean Beaches

This title was bestowed by the Secretariat of the Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico in recognition of the hotel's pristine beach and continued preservation efforts.
Most Excellent Spa Hotel

Most Excellent Spa Hotel

The luxury international guide that recommends the best in lodging, named the resort "Most Excellent Spa Hotel" for its world-class facilities.
Most Excellent Spa Hotel

Most Outstanding Resort

An award presented to the favorite places of their sophisticated readers.
Most Excellent Spa Hotel

Readers' Choice Awards - Best in the World

An award presented to the favorite places of their sophisticated readers. This time Grand Velas was placed among the "Best 25 Resorts in Mexico".
Most Excellent Business partner Hotel

Most Excellent Business partner Hotel

The luxury international guide that recommends the best in lodging, named the resort the "Most Excellent Business Partner".
Most Excellent Business partner Hotel

Platinum Choice Award

This Meetings and Events magazine leaves it to their readers to select the best hotels in the world for holding events.
Magellan Awards - Luxury Spa Design

Magellan Awards - Luxury Spa Design

The prestigious magazine honors professionals in the hotel industry, recognizing quality of service and facilities.
Most Excellent Spa Hotel

Most Excellent Spa Hotel

The luxury international guide that recommends the best in lodging, named the resort "Most Excellent Spa Hotel" for its world-class facilities.
Since 2007 | Five Diamonds by the AAA

Since 2007 | Five Diamonds by the AAA

Of the 60,000 sites visited by the American Automobile Association, only 150 have the honor of being included on the list of Five Diamond properties.
Since 2007 | Lucca and Piaf - 4 Diamonds by the AAA

Since 2007 | Lucca and Piaf - 4 Diamonds by the AAA

Excellence in service and unique creations are aspects that the American Automobile Association graded from more than 28,000 audited restaurants.
Most Excellent Spa Hotel

Most Excellent Spa Hotel

The luxury international guide that recommends the best in lodging, named the resort "Most Excellent Spa Hotel" for its world-class facilities.
Most Excellent Spa Hotel

Most Excellent Spa Hotel

The luxury international guide that recommends the best in lodging, named the resort "Most Excellent Spa Hotel" for its world-class facilities.
Since 2004 | RCI Excellence in Service

Since 2004 | RCI Excellence in Service

RCI, the largest exchange network in the world, recognizes the excellence in service that its members enjoy year after year.
2004 - 2017| Leading Hotel of the World

2004 - 2017| Leading Hotel of the World

Established in 1928, it gives their clients, luxury accommodations options and excellence in service. This organization represents more than 430 hotels from around the world.
Most Outstanding Resort

Most Outstanding Resort

An award presented to the favorite places of their sophisticated readers.
Since 2003 | RCI | Excellence in Service

Since 2003 | RCI | Excellence in Service

RCI, the largest exchange network in the world, recognizes the excellence in service that its members enjoy year after year.
Since 2003 | Condé Nast Johansens Recommended

Since 2003 | Condé Nast Johansens Recommended

Condé Nast recommends an exclusive collection of hotels and resorts around the world, and has been trusted by travelers for over 2 decades.
Since 2003 | Condé Nast Johansens Recommended

Since 2003 | Distintivo H

Recognition presented for exceeding quality standards in hygienic management of food services.
la liste

La Liste

Cocina de Autor at Grand Velas Riviera Maya has been admitted into La Liste, the best global restaurant collection handpicked by discerning food critics and experts.
world travel awards 2019

Mexico's Leading Luxury Beach Resort 2019

Each year the World Travel Awards honor the excellence of the key sectors of the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry. On its 26th edition, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was elected the winner in the category Mexico's Leading Luxury Beach Resort 2019.
international spa awards

Best Luxury Destination Spa in Mexico 2019

SE Spa was awarded in the "Best Luxury Destination Spa in Mexico 2019" category by the International Spa Awards, a recognition bestowed to acknowledge excellence in the industry.
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EarthCheck Gold Level

A leader organization that provides certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection. The Gold Level was granted to Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit.
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Food & Travel Reader Awards 2019

In the 6th edition of the Food & Travel Awards, readers of the magazine elected Grand Velas Riviera Maya as the best beach resort, and the SE Spa as the best Spa in Mexico in offering holistic experiences for the body and soul.
best inmexico 2020

Best InMexico

Best InMexico awards are granted by InMexico magazine to only the best of the best in the Luxury Travel Industry. In the 2020 edition, Grand Velas Riviera Maya is the proud winner in the following categories: Best All-Inclusive Resort, Best All-Inclusive Concierge, Best All-Inclusive Dining, Best All-Inclusive Family Friendly Resort, Best All-Inclusive Romantic Resort, Best All-Inclusive Spa, Best Bartender, Best Live Music. The SE Spa was recognized as Best Spa and Best Spa Director.
best inmexico 2020

Best InMexico

Best InMexico awards are granted by InMexico magazine to only the best of the best in the Luxury Travel Industry. In the 2020 edition, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is the proud winner in the following categories: Best All-Inclusive Concierge, Best All-Inclusive Dining, Best All-Inclusive Resort, and Best All-Inclusive Spa.
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