FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

Baby Yoga at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

by Kelly Magyarics

Mar 13, 2020

Photo: Grand Velas

Age Specific / Baby

Mama. Dada. Namaste? An activity for the littlest guests at a luxury property on the Mexican Riviera gives new meaning to the child’s pose position. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, a 267-suite AAA Five Diamond resort located between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta, is now offering a new Baby Yoga class. Included in the room rate, the activity is designed to let moms and dads bond with their infant while improving flexibility and inner calm. Yoga is also believed to help improve a baby’s fine motor skills, stimulate muscle and nerve development, boost the immune system, encourage a regular sleep schedule, aid in digestion, and relieve gas, constipation and symptoms of colic.

 

Baby Concierge. Photo: Grand Velas

 

Parents who book the resort’s baby yoga class also get discounts on baby’s first haircut, which comes with pampering and a take-home certificate to mark the milestone, and a Sunrise Massage. The latter is a 25-minute experience designed for babies and toddlers aged 1–3 and helps them learn to differentiate textures and sounds and promote sensory and cognitive development while listening to classical music from Mozart.

 

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Baby Spa. Photo: Grand Velas

 

Other niceties at the resort make traveling with small children as easy and effortless as possible. An on-site Baby Concierge coordinates requests like setting up a crib in the suite along with attention-stimulating Mexican toys, providing baby floats for the pool and beach, purchasing baby clothes if you didn’t quite pack enough and sourcing gentle bath and shampoo gels for delicate skin. The Baby Concierge also presents parents at check-in with a menu of gourmet purées prepared by Executive Chef Guillaume Morance, including Pio Pio Purée with chicken breast, carrots, zucchini and chicken broth; Moo Purée with beef tenderloin, potato, sweet potato and vegetable broth; and Little Shark Purée with white fish, celery, leeks, mushroom and vegetable broth. Also available is a vegan purée with white rice, cauliflower, broccoli, carrots and vegetable broth; Vegetarian Bunny Purée with carrots, corn and vegetable broth; and dessert Mothers Happiness Purée with apple, pear, peach and rice pudding.

 

BabyFoodie. Photo: Grand Velas

 

And if your baby will be celebrating his or her first birthday while at the resort, you can book the Mi Primer Fiesta Experience, an inclusive birthday bash for little ones. The inclusive party starts with a My First Haircut Service, followed by a relaxing and hydrating foot and hand massage at the resort’s Kid Spa. The resort’s garden is the setting for the party itself, filled with decorations, food and gifts, including a selection of piñatas, candy bar with cupcakes and mini cookies, balloons or flowers, a birthday cake made with Mexican flavors, special entertainment show or mini foam party for children, and a personalized serving kit for the baby.

 

Being little on vacation just got a whole lot more fun.

#WhereverFamily

Insta Feed

Culinary Artistry

By Hainan Airlines

Listicles
Apr 7, 2020

Green Technology to Reduce Your Environmental Impact

BOTANIUM SMART GROWERS Indoor gardening is a great way to grow your own food, improve air quality and add a touch of natural beauty to your living space. Botanium takes the hassle out of the process thanks to a smart hydroponic system that works without soil and is impossible to overwater, a great feature for those not blessed with green thumbs. You can even leave it alone for weeks while you travel, as it takes care of the plant for you. The growers work with a number of herbs and lettuce, vegetables such as tomatoes and chili peppers, and even orchids. Botanium also sells nutrient pipettes to give your indoor garden a health boost in order to grow more of your chosen produce. From $73. botanium.se

Travel Tips
Apr 7, 2020

Roam from Home: A Celebration of National Parks with Xanterra

Virtually escape to beloved national parks with Xanterra Travel Collection’s new #RoamFromHome series. The travel hub allows users to check on weekly projects and park showcases by following #OneWeekdiscoveries, filled with all the sights and sounds of America’s national parks.