|2009 "Most Excellent Resort" Awarded to Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Nuevo Vallarta by Condé Nast Johansens Luxury Hotel Guide|
Nuevo Vallarta - The Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Nuevo Vallarta was recently named the 2009 "Most Excellent Resort" in Mexico and Central America by Condé Nast Johansens, the international luxury travel guide owned by Condé Nast Publications Ltd.
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The all-inclusive resort, located in Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, was also nominated for "Most Excellent Spa Hotel," a distinction the resort received in 2006, 2007 and 2008, at the 2009 Awards for Excellence, which were announced on January 25th by Lesley O'Malley-Keyes, VP & Publishing Director, The Americas. In 2005, Grand Velas also obtained "Most Excellent Resort" at the awards.
Condé Nast Johansens selected the winners from among 342 properties featured in the 2009 Recommended Hotels, Inns, Resorts & Spas - The Americas, Atlantic, Caribbean and Pacific, and the extended coverage of Canada and Central and South America. Inspectors, readers and hotel guests voted for the winners.
In Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and a recipient of the AAA Five-Diamond Award. Located just 15 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta on Banderas Bay, Grand Velas features 267 ocean-view suites, ultra spacious Spa Suites and two- and three-bedroom Imperial Suites.
Grand Velas Spa is the crown jewel of the resort and a member of Leading Spas of the World. The spa features 20 treatment rooms, over 80 spa treatments, a high-performance gym and exercise room, spa boutique and a beauty salon.
Five restaurants, three of which are gourmet, feature stylish decor and a la carte choices for French, Italian or Mexican cuisine. The resort also offers tiered three-temperature infinity pools with iPod minis, tennis court, 25,321 total sq feet of meeting space, special entertainment for adults and kids, and the Grand Kids' Club. For more information please call 1-877-398-2784 or visit Vallarta.GrandVelas.com.