Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (July 20, 2023) - In celebration of Mexican Independence Day (September 15th), Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Riviera Nayarit, Puerto Vallarta, and Los Cabos will host a range of festive activities including themed parties, festive traditional dishes, music, activities, and more. Guests can fully immerse themselves in Mexican culture through a variety of celebratory offerings, delving into the country's deeply rooted history.
At Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta, from Friday, September 15th to Sunday, September 17th, guests can partake in a vibrant three-day celebration filled with delightful traditional Mexican cuisine, lively music, and engaging activities. The menu will showcase an array of Mexican gastronomy, starting with the classic and deletable chiles en nogada, tamales, a variety of tacos, and an assortment of authentic Mexican salsas. The celebration will also feature an all female mariachi and regional dance show. Guests will have the opportunity to engage in various games and activities that showcase Mexican traditions including an array of local handicrafts. In addition, special tasting stations will be arranged for guests to try traditional Mexican snacks, desserts, and typical sweets including dulce de leche, tamarind candies, and churros.
On September 15th, Velas Resorts' other locations have special things planned. Also in Puerto Vallarta, the collection's luxury boutique adults only property, Casa Velas, will offer a special chile rellenos dish at Emiliano Restaurant. With an incomparable view of the orange and magenta sunset, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit will celebrate with a festive cocktail and regional cuisine at the resort's Media Luna Terrace. Grand Velas Riviera Maya will celebrate by hosting a large Mexican party in its Ambassador Garden. During the event, guests can indulge in traditional Mexican cuisine and a menu of ancestral cocktails while watching a dance showcase of the vibrant local culture. Additionally, the resort's acclaimed Frida Restaurant will be offering a special menu, including the traditional Mexican dish Chiles en Nogada, exclusively prepared during this time of the year. At Grand Velas Los Cabos, guests will have the opportunity to participate in a traditional Mexican cooking class and tequila tasting. Additionally, a Mexican fair will also be held, featuring games such as lotería (Mexican bingo), dice, a mechanical bull, ring toss, marbles, and more, offering both adults and children a chance to fully immerse themselves in the traditions of the country. The event will be accompanied by live music, and attendees will be able to enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine.
About Velas Resorts:
Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, and Los Cabos have earned 56 AAA Diamonds, including the prestigious Five Diamond Award. In addition to Grand Velas Los Cabos' recent receipt of the Five-Star rating from Forbes Travel Guide, the first and only all-inclusive in Mexico to earn the distinction, other esteemed international awards for services and facilities include Virtuoso's Best Family Program, Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award for spa, and TripAdvisor's Top Hotels in the World, among others. Offering unparalleled all-inclusive experiences, properties include Grand Velas in Los Cabos, with dramatic ocean views and unique spaces infusing every area of the resort; Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, which enjoys a long stretch of pristine beach and a dramatic backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains; and Grand Velas Riviera Maya, offering a sophisticated resort experience in the Caribbean with jungle and beach settings. In Puerto Vallarta, Velas Vallarta is a family-friendly all suites resort and spa located on Banderas Bay and Casa Velas is a boutique adults-only hotel located on the Marina Vallarta Golf Course. Casa Velas' guests have beach access at Táu Beach Club, a casual, relaxed atmosphere overlooking the ocean, with a jacuzzi, pool, delectable cuisine, and an expansive event space. Mar del Cabo, a boutique hotel on Mexico's Baja Peninsula, opened in December 2018 as its only European Plan offering. The adults-only Grand Velas Boutique Los Cabos is a new resort and concept in the all inclusive space opening in late 2023. Eduardo Vela Ruiz, founder and president of Velas Resorts, operates Velas Resorts with brother Juan Vela, vice president of Velas Resorts, by his side. Explore tips, recipes, lifestyle and travel trends, and the latest news about Velas Resorts on the digital mag: www.velasmagazine.com.