Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico (PRWEB) March 30, 2007
Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort, the all-inclusive resort located in Banderas Bay, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico is the 2007 "Most Excellent Spa Hotel" in all of Mexico and Central America. That's according to Condé Nast Johansens, which is owned by Condé Nast Publications and bestowed the prestigious designation. Grand Velas came out on top in a competition with three other 2007 nominees in Mexico and Central America for the award, which was announced by supermodel Cindy Crawford on Feb. 5 at a ceremony at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles.
"We are honored to have been chosen for this award by an overwhelming vote of our valued guests and many others," said Oscar Cruces, Grand Velas Director General. "It is humbling to have been singled out among a wide host of worthy competitors."
Awards were presented in 24 categories. The event brought together the best hoteliers from the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Atlantic, Caribbean and Pacific Islands.
Condé Nast Johansens, an international luxury travel guide, selected the winners from among 310 properties featured in the 2007 "Recommended Hotels, Inns, Resorts & Spas - The Americas, Atlantic, Caribbean, Pacific." Inspectors, readers and hotel guests helped vote for the winners online or by completing an Award for Excellence card available at all Condé Nast Johansens Recommended accommodations.
In Nuevo Vallarta, 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, Grand Velas features 267 ocean-view suites, ultra spacious Spa Suites in the resort's new tower and new three-bedroom and two-bedroom Imperial Suites. The 16,500 square foot spa is the crown jewel of the Grand Velas Resort and a member of Leading Spas of the World. Spa Grand Velas features 20 treatment rooms, 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 décor and a la carte choices for French, Italian or Mexican cuisine. The resort also offers tiered three-temperature infinity pools with iPod minis, "Grand Kids" children's program, tennis court, 12,702 sq feet of meeting space and special entertainment for adults and kids. For more information, please call 1-877-398-2784 or visit http://www.grandvelas.com.
Photo of award ceremony with supermodel Cindy Crawford available upon request.