Sen Lin Restaurant Receives AAA Four Diamond Award at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit in Mexico

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Sen Lin Restaurant at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has been honored with the American Automobile Association (AAA) Four Diamond Award.

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Resort’s Gourmet Cuisine Awarded 16 Diamonds for Distinguished Cuisine and Presentation, Most Among Any Hotel in Mexico

Sen Lin Restaurant at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has been honored with the American Automobile Association (AAA) Four Diamond Award. The new Asian-inspired restaurant complements the AAA Five Diamond resort’s other gourmet restaurants, serving French, Italian and Mexican gourmet cuisine, also distinguished as AAA Four Diamonds for distinguished cuisine and presentation. Under the culinary direction of Chef Wayu “Light” Wattanakamin, Corporate Chef of Sen Lin Restaurants at Grand Velas, the new menu balances modern and ancient cuisine that plays on new textures and original presentations with the traditional ingredients.

Each year AAA reviews nearly 32,000 restaurants. Only 2.1 percent make the AAA Four Diamond list. AAA Diamond Ratings for restaurants represent a combination of the overall food, service, décor and ambiance offered by the establishment. The descriptive ratings are assigned exclusively to establishments that meet and uphold AAA’s rigorous approval standards. A Four Diamond restaurant provides distinctive fine dining, creatively prepared, and skillfully served, amid upscale ambience.

Gourmet meals and premium beverages are included in the resort’s nightly rates. Rates start at $340 at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. Rates are per person per night based on double occupancy and include luxury accommodations, a la carte gourmet meals at a variety of specialty restaurants, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, taxes, gratuity and more. For reservations or more information, call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://vallarta.grandvelas.com/.

Velas Resorts: Mexico’s Foodie Resorts
With 56 Diamonds by AAA, Velas Resorts has set new standards in the All Inclusive World. With food, creativity and presentation comparable to top restaurants in world capitals, specialty cuisine ranges from Mexican, French and Italian to Asian, all exquisitely prepared by award winning chefs including disciples of Spain’s star chef Arzak and 2-star Michelin chef Sidney Schutte. Then there are the foodie experiences – a famed margarita trolley; wine and saki pairings; tequila, mezcal, wine and even hot sauce tastings. Everything, from unlimited food and wines to premium beverages and in suite service are part of the daily rate.

About Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit:
The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit 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. The centerpiece of the gardens is a three-tiered, multi-temperature infinity pool, a preferred spot for catching the legendary sunsets. The resort features 267 ocean-view suites, some with private plunge pools, and all with fully stocked mini bar, L'Occitane amenities and Nespresso machines. Wellness Suites include a personal training session and massage in-suite in addition to other fitness amenities, such as a Lifecycle Exercise Bike, organic soaps, Aromatherapy Kit, and more. Of the resort's six restaurants, three, serving French, Italian and Mexican gourmet cuisine, have received AAA Four Diamond awards for distinguished cuisine and presentation. In November 2018, the resort opened a new Asian-inspired restaurant to complement its renowned dining program. An oasis of wellbeing, Se Spa has been included on Forbes Travel Guide’s list of The World’s Most Luxurious Spas. This Puerto Vallarta spa offers 20 treatment suites, more than 30 spa treatments, many inspired by the native traditions of Mexico and a signature water journey. Other features include a fitness center, 24/7 in suite service, water sports, business center, tennis, baby concierge, Kids’ Club, and state-of-the-art Teens’ Club. The all-inclusive resort in the Riviera Nayarit features more than 25,000 square feet of indoor meeting facilities, including the Grand Marissa Ballroom, which consists of more than 6,000 square feet and is easily subdivided into five separate rooms. The resort's facilities also include four other rooms ranging from 681 to more than 1,954 square feet that offer several arrangement variations to maximize meeting productivity and efficiency. Things to do in Puerto Vallarta include water sports, exploring the lush jungle, visits to traditional villages and more. This Puerto Vallarta luxury resort has won numerous awards from Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, TripAdvisor, U.S. News and World Report and Forbes, which named it one of the Top Ten Coolest All-Inclusives. A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was built and is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela, vice president of Velas Resorts, by his side. For reservations or more information, call 1-888-407-4869, email reservationsrn@velasresorts.com or visit https://vallarta.grandvelas.com/.

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