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All-Inclusive Grand Velas Joins Preferred Hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Velas Riviera Maya, one of the leading all-inclusive hotels in the wider Caribbean region, has officially joined independent hotel brand Preferred Hotels and Resorts. The property is one of 17 new members for Preferred …

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The 10 Best Caribbean Wellness Resorts

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sometimes, when everyday stresses threaten to dim our dazzle, what we really need is a restorative getaway, a few days devoted to our physical and emotional health in an idyllic location. If that sounds like …

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A New Chef at Grand Velas

 Wayu “Light” Wattanakamin has been named Head Restaurant Chef of Sen Lin restaurant at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya in Mexico. In this new role, Chef Light will develop a new menu for the Asian-inspired restaurant, balancing modern and ancient …

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 Mexico’s Grand Velas resorts have added new two-bedroom family suites, the property announced this week. The 2,000-square-foot suite all feature one king-bed suite and a suite with two queen beds interconnecting, along with a private terrace with jungle or ocean …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor In our travels around the Caribbean we’ve been on the receiving end of many hotel welcome amenities. Ice buckets of champagne; logoed beach bags; and handy water bottles – we’ve been lucky enough to check …

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 All inclusive Mexico: it’s a different part of the country, and often a very comfortable and luxurious one. We’ve always said that there’s no shortage of top All Inclusive Mexico resorts, particularly the eastern coast of Mexico. Indeed, the 81-mile stretch between Puerto …

 The Kraken cure By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you celebrated New Year’s Eve right, chances are you’ll be feeling a little worse for wear when January 1 rolls around. To make sure you don’t carry that feeling over to …

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 The Mexican Caribbean’s newest spa  By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Mexican all-inclusive Grand Velas Riviera Maya will add new spa cabanas later this month. Debuting on November 23, the trio of cabanas will be located above the Ambassador pool, and …

 A special package for the holiday By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In celebration of the Día de los Muertos, the Grand Velas Riviera Maya will be offering a special package with an exclusive itinerary of tequila tasting, Mexican cooking classes, gourmet …

 CJ’s top luxury all-inclusive By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Grand Velas Riviera Maya on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast has appointed Natalie Smith as its East Coast Sales Representative. In her new role, Smith will take on the responsibility of overseeing the …

 The Grand Velas Riviera Maya gets cooler By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor We’ve seen butler service, speedboats and spa treatments but what’s next in all-inclusive perks? At Mexico’s Grand Velas Riviera Maya, the latest inclusion is a sweet one that’s …

 Michelin quality in Mexico By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Grand Velas Riviera Maya resort is bringing together four top Maîtres Cuisiniers de France to present guests with a complimentary 10-course culinary experience at the resort’s Piaf restaurant. The dinners will be …

 Above: the Grand Velas Riviera Maya By the Caribbean Journal staff The Grand Velas Riviera Maya has named a new director of sales. The resort announced this week that it had named Georgina Godoy to the position, effective immediately. Godoy …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I’ve been lucky enough to stay at some nice hotels in my time, and more often than not there’s welcome token awaiting me in my room. Usually it’s a bottle of sparkling wine, a fruit …

 Sometimes a Caribbean all-inclusive resort is exactly what you need.  Or, in the case of an extreme winter, exactly what the doctor ordered: sun-drenched beaches, no wallets, no stress, no schedules and plenty of space to wind down … or …