Holiday Like an Athlete – Family Summer Vacations at Select Velas Resorts

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Mexican Resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit Release New Program of Wellness & Fitness Activities for Family Summer Holidays

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Maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle is becoming increasingly important both at home and on holiday- travelers are looking for holiday destinations which enable them to continue or even improve their exercise regime. Embracing the growing consumer interest in fitness and wellbeing, select Velas Resorts in Mexico have launched a new action packed summer holiday activity program at three of their family-friendly hotels, allowing guests to ‘holiday like an athlete’ and return home feeling fit and energized.

Located within ten acres of lush gardens overlooking Banderas Bay, just a short walk from an 18-hole golf course and home to three swimming pools, a basketball court and tennis courts, Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta occupies the perfect setting for an activity-packed summer holiday. Making the most of the on-site facilities, guests of the resort can join in with the tennis clinic, tournaments, table tennis, football, water volleyball and water basketball within the hotel grounds. A stone’s throw from the resort, on the sands of Banderas Bay, guests can play beach volleyball or ease their muscles with a spa treatment from the beach spa.

The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit also offers an exhaustive selection of facilities and activity options for the aspiring athlete- from basketball courts to infinity Jacuzzis to help ease aching muscles. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit’s summer program includes a range of activities such as yoga and pilates classes, bike and kayak tours, volleyball and water polo. For guests looking to wind down after an active day, the resort also offers afternoon tequila classes, cooking classes and nightly entertainment.

As a destination, Vallarta-Nayarit itself offers an exhaustive array of water sports; from deep sea fishing, scuba diving and snorkeling to kayaking, sailing, windsurfing and surfing. A short drive away in the Sierra Madre Mountains, guests can spend the day hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.

Across the country, on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast, Grand Velas Riviera Maya has also introduced an action-packed summer schedule. The fun-filled activity program will include daily cycling tours, beach volleyball classes and football tournaments, as well as eco-tours and snorkeling tours to help guest make the most of the diverse heritage and geology of the location.

With a pleasant average temperature of 27*C/80*F and sea temperature of 30*C/86*F, Mexico is an ideal getaway to enjoy hot summer days whilst staying active in the sun.

Rates start at $187 at Velas Vallarta, $337 at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, and $397 at Grand Velas Riviera Maya. All rates are per person, per night, based on double occupancy. Children 17 and under are $80 USD at Velas Vallarta and $100 at the Grand Velas Resorts. Along with special summer programming, all-inclusive rates at Velas Resorts 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. For more information on Velas Resorts, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit

About Velas Resorts:
Offering unparalleled all-inclusive experiences, Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and (soon) Los Cabos have earned more than 43 AAA Diamonds, including the prestigious Five Diamond Award. Other esteemed international awards for their services and facilities include Virtuoso’s “Best Spa,” Condé Nast Johansens’ “Most Excellent Resort” and “Most Excellent Spa Hotel” and the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences’ 5 Star Diamond Award. Properties include Casa Velas, 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, both in Puerto Vallarta; the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit and Grand Velas Riviera Maya, located five minutes from Playa del Carmen, offering the most sophisticated, ultra luxury all-inclusive resort experience in the Caribbean with jungle and beach settings. The new Grand Velas Los Cabos on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula offers the next generation of all-inclusive amenities and facilities with dramatic ocean views and unique spaces infusing every area of the resort. Velas Resorts feature spacious accommodations, spas, a unique culinary experience at a selection of restaurants, 24-hour in suite service, fitness centers, personal concierge service, state of the art conference centers, extensive family programs, fully stocked mini bar and more. Eduardo Vela Ruiz, owner, founder and president of Velas Resorts operate Velas Resorts with brother Juan Vela by his side, vice president of Velas Resorts.

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