Guests have been liking the refreshing ice pops in tropical flavors and fruit kebabs poolside at Grand Velas Riviera Maya. But Michel Mustiere, Culinary Director, decided to raise the bar for poolside service with new guacamole and ceviche carts that make these favorite dishes to order. Guests need not leave their pool chair or cabana to enjoy six types of fish and seafood and a selection of tomato, onion, cilantro, and various condiments and even seasonal fruits. Guacamole lovers can opt for the traditional preparation or choose from a menu of 10 different types. A sampling of the options include Caprese, made with avocado, dehydrated tomato, mozzarella cheese, basil, parmesan cheese, pesto; Caribbean, made with avocado, pineapple, shredded coconut, strawberries, kiwi, mint, honey; and Poblano, made with avocado, Poblano pepper, white onion, corn.
Gourmet meals and premium branded beverages are included in the rate at Grand Velas Riviera Maya. All-inclusive resort rates start at $393 per person per night in double occupancy and also includes luxury suite accommodations, 24-hour in-suite service, nightly entertainment, taxes, gratuity, and more. For reservations or additional information, call 1-888-407-4869, or visit http://www.rivieramaya.grandvelas.com.
About Grand Velas Riviera Maya:
Set on 206 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 including adults only oceanfront, family friendly ocean view and a Zen-like tropical setting, embraced by the flora and fauna of the Yucatan Peninsula’s jungle. All 539 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, plasma TVs, Wi-Fi, L’Occitane amenities, artisanal tequila, and Nespresso coffee 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 through Mexico, Europe and Asia. Cocina de Autor, at the hands of world celebrity chefs Bruno Oteiza, Mikel Alonso and Xavier Pérez Stone, holds the AAA Five Diamond Award, the first all-inclusive restaurant in the world to win this prestigious distinction. Grand Velas Spa 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 Concierge; 24/7 in-suite service; three swimming pools; two fitness centers; water sports; innovative Kids Clubs and Teen’s Club; Karaoke Bar; Koi Bar; Piano Bar, and business center. The resort offers more than 91,000 square feet of meeting space and outdoor areas for events inclusive of 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 and several other magazines and major companies worldwide. This year, the resort entered TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame for obtaining the Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years in addition to the Signature Spa being awarded “Best Luxury Resort Spa-The Americas” at the World Luxury Spa Awards 2014. Grand Velas Riviera Maya was built and is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, majority owner, founder and President of Velas Resorts, with his brother Juan Vela, Vice President of Velas Resorts.