For The Woman in Your Life Who Does It All - Grand Velas Los Cabos’ Alpha Female Getaway Experience
For five nights, guests at Grand Velas Los Cabos will power hike through the Sierra de la Laguna biosphere reserve and swim in a hot spring rich in natural relaxing minerals, snorkel and paddleboard during a private yacht adventure, and bike on the beach along the Sea of Cortez. When it’s time for a break, she’ll relax during a four-hands tequila massage. The 80-minute treatment includes ancestral stretching techniques to release muscle tension and tequila treatment to reduce inflammation and heal, and more.
Located between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Los Cabos offers the next generation of all-inclusive amenities and facilities with dramatic ocean views and unique spaces infusing every area of the resort. All 307 ocean view suites are over 1,180 sq. ft. with private terraces. Grand Velas Los Cabos features five gourmet restaurants led by top chefs, including two-star Michelin chef Sidney Schutte, complemented by an extensive beverage program and wine based features inspired by the proximity to Mexico’s fine wine region.
The five-night Alpha Females Adventure Getaway costs $5,172 US per person for up to 3 adults staying in the same suite at Grand Velas Los Cabos. Rates at Grand Velas Los Cabos' include luxury suite accommodations, gourmet meals, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, nightly entertainment, taxes, gratuity, and more. For reservations or additional information, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://loscabos.
For the Bibliophile on your list - Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese’s XIX Century Experience
Travelers can now discover Rome’s most beloved monuments, acclaimed literary figures, historical sites, and more from the 1800s with Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese’s new XIX Century Experience. In partnership with one of Italy’s leading Virtuoso agencies Imago Artis Travel, the experience unveils Rome’s grandeur in the XIX century through the eyes of the period’s most prominent figures. The private walking tour consists of:
- Visit to the Keats and Shelley House, where poetic works from John Keats & Percy Bysshe Shelley are on display
- Visit to Casa di Goethe, exhibiting German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s written works as well as his personal art collection, including portrait from Andy Warhol
- Final stop at Canova Tadolini, where guests can enjoy a prosecco or traditional coffee while being surrounded by classical Romanstatues
Situated on a quiet street in the epicenter of Rome, Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese is a former 19th century Roman palazzo that lies within walking distance of some of the city’s best-known cultural landmarks and parks, including the Trevi Fountain, Villa Medici and Spanish Steps. Evoking the feel of a Roman home, the hotel has a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere that gives a sense of being truly immersed in the essence of this picturesque Italian city.
Rates at Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese start from $375 per night for rooms and $1,250 per night for suites, excluding breakfast. Experiences are additional. For more information, visit: sofitel.accorhotels.
For the Altruistic Friend - Casa Velas’ New Voluntourism Experience
At adults-only boutique hotel Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, travelers can now partake in a new voluntourism experience that gives back to the local community. Guests can partake in an educational group cooking class of traditional Mexican dishes with locally sourced ingredients and then take the meal to Asilo San Juan Diego, a non-profit assisted living residence in Puerto Vallarta. At the facility, the guests will partake in a tour and share in the meal with its senior residents.
Casa Velas is a luxury all-inclusive boutique hotel and ocean club for adults only in Puerto Vallarta, reminiscent of a Spanish hacienda. Located just five minutes from Puerto Vallarta Airport and only 15 from the popular downtown area, art galleries and "El Malecon" (the boardwalk), the hotel features a private ocean club and is just minutes from the beach.
At Casa Velas, all-inclusive resort rates start at $268 per person per night based on double occupancy and include lxury accommodations, gourmet meals, premium liquor and wine, 24-hour suite service, use of the fitness center facilities, WIFI, taxes, and gratuities. For more information please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://www.hotelcasavelas.com
For the Foodie In Your Life Who Will Try Anything Once – Grand Velas Riviera Maya’s Cenote Experience
Guests staying at the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya now have a unique opportunity to dine 60ft underground in one of the destination’s relatively undiscovered cenotes. The experience begins with a private tour of the 130 ft cavern of countless stalagmites and stalactites at Chukum Cenote and a dip in its crystal-clear waters. Following, Maître Cuisinier de France Michel Mustiere, Culinary Director of Velas Resorts, will present a three-course gourmet lunch curated based on personal preference, including cheese and charcuterie, duck terrine and, for dessert, and handmade truffles. The lunch will be accompanied by a tasting of ancestral drinks such as bacanora, sotol, tuxca, and pox.
The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya is an ultra-luxury all-inclusive resort set on 206 acres of pristine jungle and mangroves with the finest white sand beach in the Riviera Maya. Eight restaurants, including five gourmet offerings, present a tour through Mexico, Europe and Asia. Cocina de Autor, at the hands of world-renowned celebrity chefs Bruno Oteiza and Mikel Alonso, holds the AAA Five Diamond Award, the first all-inclusive restaurant in the world to win this prestigious distinction.
For up to 8 people maximum, the Gourmet Cenote Experience costs $7,000 USD, inclusive of transportation to the cenote, taxes and gratuity. Nightly resort rates start at $434 USD. Rates are per person based on double occupancy and include à la carte gourmet meals at a variety of specialty restaurants, luxury suite accommodations, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, fitness center, taxes, gratuity and more. For reservations or additional information, call 1-888-407-4869, or visit https://rivieramaya.
For the Wellness Enthusiast In Your Life – Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit’s Ahh-mazing Wellness Options
A retreat at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit includes everything from state of the art spas and fitness centers, personal training included in the rate, spa and vegetarian cuisine, to wellness getaway weeks with experts in nutrition and fitness and wellness suites. Signature treatments at Se Spa use products of the Earth, traditional in the indigenous cultures, including mole, coffee, cacao, and tequila. Wellness Suites offer numerous fitness and wellness amenities, such as Life Fitness recline bike, spa concierge, Vitamin C sprinkler, crudité minibar, aromatherapy kit, in-suite massage and more. Special healthy menus are available throughout the resort while a premium minibar is restocked daily with wellness snacks; dried fruit, nuts and seeds; a wide selection of Tea Forte tea; and inroom Nespresso. Fresh juices are also delivered daily. Spa Atelier Workshops focus on aromatherapy, antigravity yoga, meditation, creating mandalas and more.
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.
For the Family, Because You Deserve a Vacation Too! – Velas Vallarta
Families looking for a getaway should look no further than at Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta. The all-inclusive family resort located on 10 acres of oceanfront with lush gardens in Puerto Vallarta, walking distance of Marina Vallarta Golf Course and just minutes from downtown Puerto Vallarta. Situated on the emerald waters of Banderas Bay, Velas Vallarta features 345 suites in three eight-story buildings, three swimming pools, a rejuvenating spa along with spa cabins seaside, fitness center, multiple restaurants, an inviting lounge with live music, and more. For days spent on the resort, families can enjoy daily poolside games and activities like beach volleyball, water polo, mini mariachi classes, traditional straw art creative workshops and more. Families also have the opportunity to discover the rich Puerto Vallarta culture through nightly live entertainment including traditional dances and local music. When ready to explore the local community, Velas Vallarta offers city tours and shopping (Mondays and Tuesdays) and local culture and tequila tours (Wednesday and Sunday) included in the nightly rate. Nightly rates at Velas Vallarta start at $144 per person per night, based on double occupancy. All-inclusive rates include 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 reservations or more information, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://www.velasvallarta.com.