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G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S Getaway for Families at Grand Velas Riviera Maya

by Katie Skrzek

Oct 6, 2022

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Grand Velas Riviera Maya in Mexico invites family travelers to indulge in a G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S Getaway. The activity-packed VIP offer features luxury accommodations, performances, culinary experiences, spa treatments and more.



© Courtesy of Velas Resorts


The five-night getaway starts at check-in with a welcome gift, milk and cookies for the kids and Veuve Clicquot for the adults. Luxuriate in accommodations in the two-bedroom presidential suite, with custom robes and slippers to commemorate your stay. At nearly 3,000 square feet, the suite includes a private terrace with plunge pool and 24-hour suite and poolside private butler service.


The offer includes a variety of family-friendly activities. Take advantage of adult- and kid-friendly treatments at the spa. Daily yoga and meditation are also available. Foodie kids take part in a baking class or a molecular cuisine class. Custom aprons are included. Other activities include a picnic on the beach, butterfly release, movies on the beach, nightly turndown amenities, in-suite costumes for kids and performances of Cielito Lindo, the resort’s show that celebrates traditional Mexican culture.



© Courtesy of Velas Resorts


The G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S Getaway package costs $35,650 for two adults and two children. Pricing includes activities mentioned above, presidential suite accommodations, à la carte meals, premium-branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, taxes and gratuity.


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