Grand Velas Riviera Maya Prepares for Earth Day with Eco-Friendly Offerings for Guests

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From recycling activities and planting trees, to earth-themed art and poetry contests, the all-inclusive, Green-globe certified Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Riviera Maya, Mexico prepares for Earth Day (April 22) with eco-friendly activities for the entire family.

From recycling activities and planting trees, to earth-themed art and poetry contests, the all-inclusive, Green-globe certified Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Riviera Maya, Mexico prepares for Earth Day (April 22) with eco-friendly activities for the entire family. To help preserve the resort's lush jungle area, guests will tour the resort's grounds and learn about the native flora and fauna and the natural cenotes and plant mangrove trees in their name. Guests will receive a certificate with the tree coordinates so they can watch it grow from home on Google Earth. For kids between the ages of 4 and 12 years old, the resorts' complimentary kids' club will have a poetry writing contest about the planet and a painting the earth contest using environmentally friendly paints. Kids will also create artwork using recycled newspapers and plastic bottles. Parents and kids wanting a natural adventure can take a lecture on reef conservation from a Mesoamerican Reef Tourism Initiative (M.A.R.T.I) expert followed by a snorkel tour to the Moc-che Reef or can visit the Sian Ka'an Biosphere (a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site) for an additional cost.

The all-inclusive Grand Velas Resort Riviera Maya offers rates starting at $380 per person per night based on double through December 19th, 2010. The rate includes suite accommodations; twenty-four hour in-suite food and beverage service; gourmet dining; unlimited premium international and national beverage brands throughout the hotel; work-out programs; a state of the art fitness facility; kids' club; and all taxes and gratuities. For more information, please visit http://www.grandvelas.com or call 1-866-230-7221.

About Grand Velas All Suites & SPA Resort Riviera Maya:
Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Riviera Maya represents the latest and most sophisticated iteration of the ultra-luxury, all-inclusive resort experience. Building on the success of its AAA 5-Diamond-ranked sister property in Nuevo Vallarta, this Leading Hotels of the World designated resort is the preeminent one of its class boasting 491 suites, each more than 1,000 square-feet, in three separate ambiances-- adult-only ocean-front and ocean-view Ambassador Grand Class Suites, family-friendly Ambassador Suites and Master Suites embraced by the flora and fauna of the Yucatan Peninsula's jungle. The resort presents a gastronomic tour of the Yucatan, Europe and Asia offering seven restaurants with world-class chefs from France, Spain and Mexico; the region's largest spa sanctuary at more-than 89,000 square-feet specializing in signature treatments inspired by ancient cultures from around the world; dedicated butler service for each guest and a 91,457 square-foot convention center ideal for business and social gatherings of all sizes, including weddings. The resort was designed by lauded Mexican architecture firm Elias and Elias and features the sleek and modish interiors that fuse the serenity of the Caribbean with the vibrancy of Yucatan cultures. The resort is 40 miles from Cancun International Airport and five minutes from Playa del Carmen.

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