New Wedding Facilities Now Offered at “Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Grand Velas Riviera Maya

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The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya on Mexico’s Caribbean coast debuts new wedding facilities, including a chapel with views of the jungle, spacious platform on the edge of the white-sand beach, and Terraza del Mar with open-air indoor and outdoor spaces, expanding its destination wedding options for future betrothed.

Grand Velas Riviera Maya Wedding Chapel

New Wedding Chapel at Grand Velas Riviera Maya

expanding its destination wedding options for future betrothed

The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya on Mexico’s Caribbean coast debuts three new wedding facilities, expanding its Mexico destination wedding options for future betrothed. A chapel with views of the flora and fauna of the Riviera Maya Jungle, spacious platform on the edge of the white-sand beach, and Terraza del Mar with open-air indoor and outdoor spaces, now give engaged couples even more options for an unforgettable destination wedding in Mexico. Ideal for pre-planning sessions, the new Bridal Showroom offers an elegant seating space for brides to choose the details that will comprise the destination wedding of their dreams.

Wedding chapel: Located in the Zen Ambiance with seating for up to 143 guests, the new wedding chapel features an elegant indoor space for ceremonies of various religions. Inclusive of a grand foyer, ideal for pre or post ceremony functions, the chapel features a Yamaha audio system, LED lighting and views of the lush vegetation of the Riviera Maya jungle.

Beach platform: The new beach platform can accommodate up to 200 seated guests, allowing for a spectacular wedding on the beach without having to walk through the sand. Offering views of the Caribbean Sea the 1,600 sq. ft. platform is a great location for a cocktail hour, the ceremony or even the reception located between the Grand Class and Ambassador Ambiances at the luxury resort.

Terraza del Mar: Located on the second floor of the Grand Class Ambiance, the new Terraza del Mar is a collection of indoor/outdoor spaces, inclusive of a dance floor and the main salon, with space for up to 200 guests seated. Featuring a new linear type of LED lights, couples can match the atmosphere of the light setting with the theme of their wedding. At 8,000 sq. ft. combined, the foyer, main hall and terrace can all be utilized completely or as individual sections with movable walls that allow for an open air atmosphere while still having an overhead covering.

For more information on Grand Velas Riviera Maya and the new wedding facility additions, visit For more information on Velas Weddings, visit the new Velas Weddings website at

About Grand Velas Riviera Maya:
Set on 205 acres of pristine jungle and mangroves and with the finest white sand beach in the Riviera Maya, the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya is an ultra-luxury all-inclusive resort. Guests can choose among three separate ambiances in this Leading Hotel of the World, including adults only ocean-front, family friendly ocean view and a Zen-like tropical setting, embraced by the flora and fauna of the Yucatan Peninsula’s jungle. All 491 designer-like suites are exceptionally spacious, more than 1,100 square feet each, all with balconies, and some with private plunge pools. All feature fully stocked mini bars, and LCD high definition flat screens with digital cable, wireless internet access, L’Occitane amenities, artisanal tequila and Nespresso machines. Bathrooms deserve special mention with walk in glass shower, deep soaking Jacuzzi tubs and marble interior. Eight restaurants, including five gourmet offerings, present a tour of Mexico, Europe and Asia. Cocina de Autor, at the hands of the disciples of world celebrity chef Arzak, won the AAA Five Diamond Award, the only all-inclusive restaurant in the world to win this prestigious distinction. Grand Velas Spa, a Leading Spa of the World, is the region's largest spa sanctuary at more than 90,000 square feet, known for its authentic Mexican treatments, offerings from around world and signature seven step water journey. Other features include 24-hour personal butler concierge, 24/7 ensuite service, three swimming pools, two fitness centers, water sports, innovative kids club and teens lounge, Karaoke Bar, Koi piano bar and business center. The resort offers more than 91,000 square feet of meeting spaces and outdoor areas for events and has a 31,000-square-foot Convention Center, able to accommodate up to 2,700 guests. The resort has won numerous awards from Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today, Best of the Best Spa by Virtuoso, U.S. News and World Report and, which named it one of the Top Ten Coolest All-Inclusives in 2012. Grand Velas Riviera Maya was built and is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, majority owner, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela by his side, vice president of Velas Resorts.

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