February 12, 2020 (Viz Release) — Recognizing the growing demand for shorter, more concentrated experiences in the travel industry, Velas Resorts in Mexico is rolling out a new Micro-Cation Menu. Available at all Velas properties in Puerto Vallarta, Cabo, and Cancun, the Micro-Cation menu offers travelers themed three-night vacations with curated itineraries. Born in 2019, a micro-cation, described as a leisure trip lasting four days or less, was taken by 57 percent of Americans with millennials at the forefront of the movement according to the Allianz Global Assistance. Each Velas resort offers its own themed micro-cation, featuring a variety of activities that cater to special interests such as food, wellness, culture, adventure and more.
Culture: At Grand Velas Riviera Maya in Playa del Carmen, travelers are immersed in ancient Mayan culture. Along with accommodation in the tranquil Zen ambiance surrounded by the Mayan jungle, the trip features a private shaman experience, special dinner of Mayan cuisine, Mayan-inspired activities and spa experiences such as the corn-based Bacal Massage, a special insuite amenity, roundtrip airport transportation, and more.
Casa Velas’ highlights Puerto Vallarta’s picturesque landscape and rich heritage, with inclusions such as a private tour to San Sebastian del Oeste, a colonial Mexican town in Jalisco with charming architecture and cobblestone streets. Also included is a traditional Mexican cooking class and a tequila tasting with a diverse selection sourced from all over the country.
Wellness: Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit’s Wellness micro-cation provides multiple health and fitness-focused offerings to cater to every traveler’s self-care needs. Included in the trip is a private life-coaching class based on ancestral healing techniques with the resort’s onsite shaman, exercise workshops such as Antigravity Yoga and AquaForza, an Aromatherapy Spa Atelier workshop and Mole Massage at the acclaimed SE Spa.
Culinary: Along the Sea of Cortez, Grand Velas Los Cabos cultivated the ultimate culinary adventure for die-hard foodies. Along with accommodation in an oceanfront suite, the experience includes:
- a helicopter tour to the Arch, Cabo’s famous landmark, then on to scenic coastal town Migrino with a private butler and gourmet picnic waiting upon arrival;
- special dinner at Cocina de Autor restaurant, helmed by a two Michelin star chef;
- private Tequila Tasting;
- a private dinner on the beach;
- and special insuite amenities.
Romance: At sister boutique hotel Mar Del Cabo, a romantic weekend getaway awaits. Included is accommodation in an Oceanfront Suite, breakfast, romantic dinner on the beach for two, a sunset tour or whale watching, round-trip airport transportation, and more.
Adventure: Families looking for adventure can head to Velas Vallarta. Along with accommodation in a One-Bedroom Suite, guests will experience a sea safari or extreme adventure tour and receive roundtrip airport transportation.
The all-inclusive micro-cations start $5,179 at Grand Velas Riviera Maya, $3,141 at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, $5,145 at Grand Velas Los Cabos, $1,380 at Casa Velas, $804 at Velas Vallarta. All-inclusive rates are person in double occupancy and also include luxury suite accommodations, a la carte gourmet meals at a variety of specialty restaurants, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, fitness center, taxes, gratuity and more. The micro-cation for two people at Mar del Cabo costs $1,534 and is only available Thursday – Sunday. For reservations or more information, call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://www.velasresorts.com.
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. Other esteemed international awards for their services and facilities include Virtuoso’s “Best Spa,” Forbes’ “Coolest All-Inclusives,” Forbes’ Four Star Award, and TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame, among others. Offering unparalleled all-inclusive experiences, properties include the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas in Los Cabos, with dramatic ocean views and unique spaces infusing every area of the resort; AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, which enjoys a privileged natural setting with flowering, landscaped gardens beside a long stretch of pristine beach and a dramatic backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains; and AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya, located five minutes from Playa del Carmen, offering a sophisticated resort experience in the Caribbean with jungle and beach settings. In Puerto Vallarta, Casa Velas is a boutique adults-only hotel and ocean club located on the Marina Vallarta Golf Course, and Velas Vallarta, a family-friendly all suites resort and spa located on Banderas Bay. Mar del Cabo, a boutique hotel on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, opened on December 5th as its only European Plan offering. 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.