There’s nothing better than a haute escape to the tropical paradise of the Mexican Caribbean. When planning your cares behind and check into the luxurious Grand Velas Riviera Maya resort located in the exclusive area of Playa del Carmen. It’s paradise at its best.
The resort offers 539 designer-like suites in three distinct areas, Grand Class, Zen Jungle and Ambassador. But, it’s the adults only Grand Class suites that are exceptional for this writer offering a roomy sleep/living area, dreamy spa bath and private terrace with a plunge pool set against the backdrop of a spectacular ocean view. It’s a perfect place to leave the hustle and bustle of city life far behind.
Exclusive services such as a dedicated personal concierge remain at your disposal during your stay. All the comforts of home and a few extras are there for you to enjoy such as complimentary Wi-Fi and a fully stocked minibar with wine, snacks and the finest Tequila around.
When you venture out of your suite, the powdery white sand beach and cozy oceanfront cabanas sitting near the shoreline of beautiful azure water will start to call your name. A friendly beach attendant will make sure that you’re cozy and comfortable with a tropical drink in hand to toast living your dream life. Waves crashing against the shore will lull you into a state of bliss turning days into weeks in the blink of an eye.
When you want to find your center and indulge in a bit of pampering then head over to the Grand Velas Riviera Maya Spa. The 40-room spa offers holistic body treatments, rejuvenating facials and hydrotherapy surrounded by the natural beauty of the Yucatan jungle. When your spa journey is complete, you’ll emerge feeling completely relaxed, renewed and restored.
If you’re interested in adventure, try an Eco-Park tour, explore must-see Mayan ruins or head to the beach for water sports to add a little more fun to your getaway. But if you prefer to hit a few balls, a nearby golf course will inspire you to improve your swing.
The resort also features six gourmet restaurants, in addition to other delicious favorites like the Bistro offering French-inspired dishes with an assorted selection of international wines. When it comes to Mexican food with a modern twist then look no further than Frida celebrating the legacy of painter Frida Kahlo.
Grand Velas Riviera Maya offers an amazing escape for those who want to unwind and detox from the digital world that consumes us. Once you pass through the gates, you’ll discover fabulous accommodations and great amenities with beautiful ocean views and lots of fun in the sun. There’s nothing like a tropical vacation in the middle of winter to warm you up.