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Casa Velas Hotel Boutique

Hotel Contact:
Pelí­canos #311 Int- 1
Fracc. Marina Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco 48354
Mexico
Main: +52-322-226-6688
Email: Email Hotel Juan Carlos Frutis Roldan
Groups and Convention Manager: Juan Carlos Frutis Roldan
Website: www.hotelcasavelas.com
Elite Rating
Planner Rating: 4.6
Chain Grupo Velas Hotels & Resorts
Opened 1989
Renovated 2010
Guest Rooms 80
Kings/Suites/Doubles 56 / 80 / 24
Room Rates High $230-300 per adult Low $215-270 per adult
High Season High Season Low Season Low Season Shoulder Season Shoulder Season
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Ideal Group Size 100
Max Group Size 150

Fees/Taxes

Resort Fee included
Room Tax included
Sales Tax included

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Meeting Space

Largest Meeting Room 3,663ft²
Indoor Meeting Space 4,632ft²
Indoor/Outdoor Meeting Space 8,357ft²

Airport Proximity

Puerto Vallarta International Airport
5 min 1 miles (2 km)

Business:

Complimentary basic Wireless Internet
In house AV Production Company
Videoconferencing
Simultaneous Translation Services
High-tech Screen System
LCD Projectors

Recreation:

Hotel Pool
SPA
Fitness center
Private Ocean Club with Pool
Fitness center
Lobby bar
SPA
Two Tennis Courts

Nearby:

Golf Course (Jack Nicklaus)
Golf Course (Tom Weiskopf)
Golf Couse (John Finger)
Eco-parks (Vallarta Adventures)
Humpback Whales (Dec-March)
Marine Tortoises (Summer)
Colonial city on The Beach (downtown)
Beautiful Beaches
Puerto Vallarta Nightlife.
Onsite Dining: Capacity
Emiliano
110
Gourmet Mexican Cuisine
Ocean Club Restaurant
30
Asian Cuisine & Local Favorites

F&B Averages:

Breakfast Buffet Included Cont. Included
Lunch Buffet Included Plated Included
Dinner Buffet Included Plated Included
Coffee Break $13
2-Hour Open Bar included
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4.6
1 review
Arrival Experience:
4.5
Accommodations:
5.0
Food & Beverage:
5.0
Guest Service Experience:
5.0
Conference Services Staff:
4.5
Meeting and Function Facilities:
4.0
Activity or Recreation Options:
4.0
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Capacity Charts
Room Name Total Square Meters Room Size(meters) Ceiling Height (meters) Total Square Feet Room Size (feet) Ceiling Height (feet) Classroom Theater Banquet 10 Reception Conference U-Shape H-Square 10 x 10s
1.CASA VELAS BALLROOM 340 N/A 5 3,663 N/A 15 180 240 200 300 300 80 N/A N/A
2. Maguey Salon 145 N/A 5 1,566 N/A 15 70 140 120 170 170 50 N/A N/A
3. Agave Salon 99 N/A 5 1,063 N/A 15 50 90 80 100 100 40 N/A N/A
4. Quetzal 1 Salon 48 N/A 5 517 N/A 15 25 30 20 40 40 12 N/A N/A
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Property News
Mexico's "Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" Casa Velas
Posted January 1, 2016
Debuts Million-Dollar Renovation for 10th Anniversary
Mexico's "Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" Casa Velas
Debuts Million-Dollar Renovation for 10th Anniversary
Suites Received Top-to-Bottom Remodel at Luxury Adults-Only Boutique Hotel in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Casa Velas, an adults-only boutique hotel and ocean club in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, recently debuted a million-dollar renovation of its spacious suites in celebration of its 10th Anniversary this November. A total of 38 suites underwent complete bathroom upgrades, receiving new Italian marble countertops, glass shower doors and double sinks. The suites also received new furnishings in the living and bedroom areas, such as HDTVs, terracotta floors, expansive walk-in closets, wet bars, and contemporary dressers. A majority of the 830 sq. ft. Grand Class suites each had Jacuzzis installed on the suites' private terraces, while three One-Bedroom Ambassador Suites and one Two-Bedroom Ambassador Suite welcomed newmahogany bars in the kitchen. A highlight of the revamped suites is new art, paintings and textiles, from leading Mexican artists. At Casa Velas, luxury accommodations, gourmet meals, premium liquor and wine, 24-hour suite service, use of the fitness center facilities, WIFI, taxes, and gratuities are included in the nightly rate.
US News’ travel recognizes Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Maya
Posted March 22, 2011
US News’ travel site, www.travel.usnews.com, highlights the quality, security and service of both tourist destinations, both of which are home to Velas Resorts. Casa Velas holds second place in the category of best hotels in Puerto Vallarta.

Published in the Travel section of their website the long-awaited Us News ranking (according to tourists and their reviews), of the best tourist destinations, most-visited beaches, top hotels and most exclusive locations for different events such as weddings, honeymoons, Spring Break, family vacations and more.

Puerto Vallarta, home to our resorts Velas Vallarta and Casa Velas, and Playa del Carmen- where Grand Velas Riviera Maya is found- are mentioned in various categories, listed here in order of importance:

Puerto Vallarta
• First Place in Best Vacations in Mexico
• First Place in Spring Break destinations worldwide
• Sixth Place in Best Beaches in Mexico
• Twelfth Place worldwide in Best Place to Visit
• Seventeenth Place worldwide in Best Honeymoon Destination
• Casa Velas, Second Place in Best Hotels in Puerto Vallarta
Win a Dream Wedding at one of the Top Destinations!
Posted February 23, 2011
Picture yourself getting married in paradise? Send us your picture and make it come true!

Win your luxury wedding, honeymoon and more at beautiful Velas Resorts! The process is simple and prizes are valued at over $13,000 USD! Just visit our Facebook page and enter before March 14th, 2011. Don’t miss out on your chance to have your dream Mexico beach wedding! See entry details, prizes, rules and regulations below.
How to participate:
1. Visit our Facebook page and “Like” us to participate in the contest. After clicking “Like”, you will be able to access the email address to submit your photo. If you are already a follower of the page, please click on the Wedding Contest tab below our profile picture. You may enter yourself or send a photo of your friends to ensure you’re a lucky guest at their unforgettable wedding!
2. Send us 1 (just one!) creative, original and interesting 1 MB or less photo of you and your significant other and tell us in 50-100 words why you deserve the ultimate wedding and honeymoon in beautiful Mexico, valued at over USD $13,000.00.
The winners:
3. Velas Resorts will select the top 14 finalists from the submissions and then open up the voting for the First Prize winners to the public. Voting will take place on our Facebook page from March 16th to March 31st, 2011. The Second Prize winners will be selected by the Communications Committee of Velas Resorts, based on the most creative photo entry.
*For any questions about contest submissions or rules, please do not hesitate to contact us by email.
Grand Prize:
A luxury beach wedding at Grand Vela Riviera Nayarit for 10, followed by an all-inclusive honeymoon at Casa Velas.
Wedding: Airport-hotel transportation for the couple; 4 days, 3 nights luxury accommodation for the couple in an ocean-front suite at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit; welcome amenity in suite for up to 10 guests*; welcome dinner at Piaf Restaurant for up to 10 guests*; symbolic ceremony; ceremony setup in wedding gazebo; minister service; classic bouquet for the bride; classic boutonniere for the groom; minister’s table centerpiece; flower petals for the walkway; reception area decoration; sound system for the ceremony and dinner; dinner setup (beach gazebo); live music during dinner (1 hour); canapés (special selection); 3 or 4 course dinner menu (special selection); wedding cake; open bar for 3 hours; 50-minute couple’s massage on the beach. From our sponsors, the newlywed couple will receive the photographic session by Dream Art, gift certificate for $500 USD and necklace for the bride from Diamond International, and lingerie for the bride from ëa Lingerie.
*Welcome amenity in suite and welcome dinner are provided exclusively to wedding guests staying at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit.
Honeymoon: VIP transportation service; 4 days, 3 nights accommodation in Luxury Grand Class Suite at Casa Velas with private plunge pool; bottle of champagne upon arrival, accompanied by chocolate covered strawberries; Spa Experience for Two: welcome foot ritual with petals and marine crystals, hydrotherapy circuit and 25-minute back massage; breakfast, lunch and dinner a la carte at our gourmet Restaurant Emiliano; lunch and dinner at our Ocean Club; buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner at La Ribera Steak House; gourmet dinner at Andrea restaurant; premium national and international beverages throughout the hotel.
2nd Prize:
After months of wedding planning, you deserve to be pampered. Enjoy the perfect honeymoon getaway courtesy of Velas Vallarta, complete with romantic location, private dinner, romantic sunset bay cruise, champagne, chocolate covered strawberries and relaxing massages!
Luxury one-bedroom ocean-view suite at Velas Vallarta; welcome cocktail; complimentary upgrade to honeymoon suite (subject to availability); special welcome fruit basket; welcome bottle of champagne in the room; one romantic dinner on the suite terrace with special a la carte menu; special romance amenities and room decoration with rose petals; one “Rhythms of the Night” boat tour (includes candlelit dinner, performance, boat ride to/from Las Caletas with open bar and entertainment); buffet or a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner at La Ribera and Andrea restaurants, 24-hour suite service, mini bar in suite replenished daily; unlimited premium national and international brand liquor throughout the hotel; nightly live entertainment and performances; taxes and gratuities.
Picture yourself getting married in paradise? Send us your picture and make it come true!
Posted February 21, 2011
Win your luxury wedding, honeymoon and more at beautiful Velas Resorts! The process is simple and prizes are valued at over $13,000 USD! Just visit our Facebook page and enter before March 14th, 2011. Don't miss out on your chance to have your dream Mexico beach wedding! See entry details, prizes, rules and regulations below.

How to participate:

1. Visit our Facebook page and "Like" us to participate in the contest. After clicking "Like", you will be able to access the email address to submit your photo. If you are already a follower of the page, please click on the Wedding Contest tab below our profile picture. You may enter yourself or send a photo of your friends to ensure you're a lucky guest at their unforgettable wedding!

2. Send us 1 (just one!) creative, original and interesting 1 MB or less photo of you and your significant other and tell us in 50-100 words why you deserve the ultimate wedding and honeymoon in beautiful Mexico, valued at over USD $13,000.00.

The winners:

3. Velas Resorts will select the top 14 finalists from the submissions and then open up the voting for the First Prize winners to the public. Voting will take place on our Facebook page from March 16th to March 31st, 2011. The Second Prize winners will be selected by the Communications Committee of Velas Resorts, based on the most creative photo entry.

*For any questions about contest submissions or rules, please do not hesitate to contact us by email.

Grand Prize:
A luxury beach wedding at Grand Vela Riviera Nayarit for 10, followed by an all-inclusive honeymoon at Casa Velas.

Wedding: Airport-hotel transportation for the couple; 4 days, 3 nights luxury accommodation for the couple in an ocean-front suite at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit; welcome amenity in suite for up to 10 guests*; welcome dinner at Piaf Restaurant for up to 10 guests*; symbolic ceremony; ceremony setup in wedding gazebo; minister service; classic bouquet for the bride; classic boutonniere for the groom; minister's table centerpiece; flower petals for the walkway; reception area decoration; sound system for the ceremony and dinner; dinner setup (beach gazebo); live music during dinner (1 hour); canaps (special selection); 3 or 4 course dinner menu (special selection); wedding cake; open bar for 3 hours; 50-minute couple's massage on the beach. From our sponsors, the newlywed couple will receive the photographic session by Dream Art, gift certificate for $500 USD and necklace for the bride from Diamond International, and lingerie for the bride from a Lingerie.

*Welcome amenity in suite and welcome dinner are provided exclusively to wedding guests staying at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit.

Honeymoon: VIP transportation service; 4 days, 3 nights accommodation in Luxury Grand Class Suite at Casa Velas with private plunge pool; bottle of champagne upon arrival, accompanied by chocolate covered strawberries; Spa Experience for Two: welcome foot ritual with petals and marine crystals, hydrotherapy circuit and 25-minute back massage; breakfast, lunch and dinner a la carte at our gourmet Restaurant Emiliano; lunch and dinner at our Ocean Club; buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner at La Ribera Steak House; gourmet dinner at Andrea restaurant; premium national and international beverages throughout the hotel.

2nd Prize:
After months of wedding planning, you deserve to be pampered. Enjoy the perfect honeymoon getaway courtesy of Velas Vallarta, complete with romantic location, private dinner, romantic sunset bay cruise, champagne, chocolate covered strawberries and relaxing massages!
Luxury one-bedroom ocean-view suite at Velas Vallarta; welcome cocktail; complimentary upgrade to honeymoon suite (subject to availability); special welcome fruit basket; welcome bottle of champagne in the room; one romantic dinner on the suite terrace with special a la carte menu; special romance amenities and room decoration with rose petals; one "Rhythms of the Night" boat tour (includes candlelit dinner, performance, boat ride to/from Las Caletas with open bar and entertainment); buffet or a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner at La Ribera and Andrea restaurants, 24-hour suite service, mini bar in suite replenished daily; unlimited premium national and international brand liquor throughout the hotel; nightly live entertainment and performances; taxes and gratuities.

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Casa Velas Receives Triple Top Honors in 2011 Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Awards
Posted February 3, 2011
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (January 26, 2011) - Casa Velas was chosen a Top 10 in three categories - Luxury, Relaxation/Spa and Hotel for Romance - by TripAdvisor® in its 2011 Travelers' Choice® awards. Now in its ninth year, the annual TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards honor the world's best hotels, earning their distinction from those who know them best - real travelers. Attracting more than 50 million unique visitors per month, TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, offering trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features.



"We are honored to receive these distinctions from those who have experienced our boutique resort jewel," said General Manager Pierre Yves Bonin. "We aim to not only provide top notch facilities and five-star amenities and service but also to surpass the ever changing expectations of our guests."



Casa Velas, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, is a recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award as well as a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for 2010. Spa Casa Velas exudes the same exclusive ambiance as the rest of the resort, with the sound of trickling fountains, alluring aromatherapy fragrance and restful candlelit corridors. For couples, the Romance Package features luxury suite accommodations, spa treatments, sweet treats, sparkling wine upon arrival, Rhythms of the Night tour and more.



Nightly rates that include spacious accommodations, a la carte gourmet dining, premium beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, in-suite minibar, as well as all taxes and gratuities, start at $210 per person per night (double). For more information or reservations, please call 1-866-529-8813 or visit www.hotelcasavelas.com.



About Casa Velas:

Casa Velas is a boutique hotel and ocean club nestled on the greens of Marina Vallarta's 18-hole golf course. Located just five minutes from Puerto Vallarta Airport and only 15 minutes from the popular downtown area, art galleries and "El Malecon" (the boardwalk), the hotel features 80 suites, some with private pools and Jacuzzis. Spa Casa Velas, a Leading Spa of the World, encompasses five treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy area, a fitness gym and a beauty salon. Emiliano a la carte fine dining restaurant is at the hands of one of the area's leading chefs serving Mexican and international cuisine.
Distintivo H
Posted February 3, 2011
Ministries of Tourism and Health recognize every year, the efforts made by resorts to attain Federal Standards of Quality. Casa Velas and Velas Vallarta proudly received this recognition today, Jauary 12! Please be welcomed to share the special moment with us!
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Casa Velas Receives Triple Top Honors in 2011 Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Awards
Posted January 26, 2011
The Adults-Only, All-Inclusive Hotel & Ocean Club in Puerto Vallarta Named Top 10 for Luxury, Relaxation/Spa & Romantic Hotels in the Caribbean & Mexico
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (January 26, 2011) - Casa Velas was chosen a Top 10 in three categories - Luxury, Relaxation/Spa and Hotel for Romance - by TripAdvisor in its 2011 Travelers' Choice awards. Now in its ninth year, the annual TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards honor the world's best hotels, earning their distinction from those who know them best - real travelers. Attracting more than 50 million unique visitors per month, TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, offering trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features.


"We are honored to receive these distinctions from those who have experienced our boutique resort jewel," said General Manager Pierre Yves Bonin. "We aim to not only provide top notch facilities and five-star amenities and service but also to surpass the ever changing expectations of our guests."

Casa Velas, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, is a recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award as well as a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2010. Spa Casa Velas exudes the same exclusive ambience as the rest of the resort, with the sound of trickling fountains, alluring aromatherapy fragrance and restful candlelit corridors. For couples, the Romance Package features luxury suite accommodations, spa treatments, sweet treats, sparkling wine upon arrival, Rhythms of the Night tour and more.

Nightly rates that include spacious accommodations, a la carte gourmet dining, premium beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, in-suite minibar, as well as all taxes and gratuities, start at $210 per person per night (double). For more information or reservations, please call 1-866-529-8813 or visit [url]www.hotelcasavelas.com[/url].

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About Casa Velas:


Casa Velas is a boutique hotel and ocean club nestled on the greens of Marina Vallarta's 18-hole golf course. Located just five minutes from Puerto Vallarta Airport and only 15 minutes from the popular downtown area, art galleries and "El Malecon" (the boardwalk), the hotel features 80 suites, some with private pools and Jacuzzis. Spa Casa Velas, a Leading Spa of the World, encompasses five treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy area, a fitness gym and a beauty salon. Emiliano a la carte fine dining restaurant is at the hands of one of the area's leading chefs serving Mexican and international cuisine.

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New Conference Center Now Open at Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta
Posted November 19, 2010
3,663 Sq Ft Conference Center is ideal for Golf Meetings, Conventions, Weddings, Seminars and More

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (November 18, 2010) - Meeting planners now have a new option for meetings and conventions in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The all-inclusive 80-suite Casa Velas Hotel Boutique, a member of The Leading Small Hotels of the World, opened its doors to the new 3,663 square foot conference center adjacent to the resorts' garden area and the Marina Vallarta 18-hole championship golf course. Ideal for golf and spa meetings, seminars, weddings and groups of up to 300 persons, the Casa Velas Conference Center can be sub-divided into four separate rooms ranging in sizes from 517 square-feet to 1,566 square-feet. Catering is available for customized or pre-planned themed parties. Food and beverage offerings at Casa Velas include Emiliano a la carte gourmet restaurant and the private Beach Club overlooking Banderas Bay. Spa Casa Velas, a Leading Spa of the World, encompasses five treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy area, a fitness gym and a beauty salon. A business center with internet access, audio/visual equ ipment, and secretarial services are also available. For reservations or more information, visit [url]http://www.hotelcasavelas.com/[/url], call 1-866-529-8813 in the U.S. and Canada or e-mail [email]groups@hotelcasavelas.com[/email].

In addition to the new conference center, Casa Velas features a 775 square-foot meeting room located in the main building and an expansive pool area and beach club, perfect for destination weddings and cocktail events.

Casa Velas, a boutique hotel and ocean club nestled on the greens of Marina Vallarta's 18-hole golf course, is a member of The Leading Small Hotels of the World and a recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award. Located just five minutes from Puerto Vallarta Airport and only 15 minutes from the popular downtown area, art galleries and "El Malecon" (the boardwalk), the hotel features 80 suites, some with private pools and Jacuzzis. Emiliano a la carte fine dining restaurant is at the hands of one of the area's leading chefs serving Mexican and international cuisine.

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The 9th Annual Vallarta Golf Cup Returns to Puerto Vallarta
Posted November 2, 2010
Puerto Vallarta (October 26, 2010) - The prestigious Vallarta Golf Cup returns to the championship Vista Vallarta Golf Club in Puerto Vallarta for its ninth year November 14th. The Cup features play on the 18-hole Tom Weiskopf course set amongst a dramatic jungle backdrop and many attractive prizes, such as $100,000 cash, new cars, jewelry and other luxury amenities. In celebration of the tournament, Velas Resorts is offering value-packed packages at the oceanfront family-friendly Velas Vallarta, AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit and Casa Velas, a luxury boutique hotel and ocean club situated on the spectacular greens of Marina Vallarta's 18-hole golf course.

Velas Resorts' Golf Club Packages include registration in the Cup, a welcome cocktail hour, snacks during the tournament and an awards lunch for golfers. Non-golfers will be treated to a $100 spa credit per suite per stay at the respective Velas Resort. The Velas Resorts' all-inclusive rates also include plush suite accommodations, a la carte gourmet meals at a choice of specialty restaurants, premium branded beverages, 24 hr in-suite service, fitness center, kids' club, evening entertainment, activities for adults and children, taxes and gratuities, and more.
Casa Velas Convention Center
Posted October 13, 2010
Inaugurated in September 2010, the new Convention Center in Casa Velas Hotel in Puerto Vallarta Mexico is the perfect venue to receive up to 300 guests. The main meeting room, with its 3,659 ft2 (340 m2) can be split in three beautiful and wide rooms: Maguey, Agave and Quetzal, (the last one can be divided in two parts) the enclosure is ready to shelter all kind of business events.

The colonial Mexican design and architecture in every area creates an environment full of elegance and good taste; Tabebuia rosea wood in natural semi mate tone, finishes in Carrara marble (white) and Mexican marble (old gold) in its foyer of 1,420 ft2 (133.5m2), beautiful imported carpets and lighting control system that features different environments according to specific needs (from a projection, to a banquet, or more tenuous for a romantic ambiance). In addition, every space features its own cabin for control of audio-visual equipment, lighting and translation services.

The final touch is given by the beautiful handmade amber glass chandeliers hanging from high ceilings that provide an exquisite and sophisticated detail. The beautiful views from the Marina Vallarta Golf Course that surrounds the area and 2,690ft2 (250m2) of exotic gardens are just some of the details of this wonderful place.

In addition to the Convention Center, the Hotel has the Emperador meeting room and a private Ocean Club in front of the Pacific sea, also available with everything needed to make of any event an unforgettable and delightful experience.

Adding up to the technology and beauty, a team of experienced specialists in conventions and groups will gladly assist you at all times, exceeding all expectations to ensure the success of each event.
Enjoy a charming atmosphere with the best service in Casa Velas, a 4 diamond boutique hotel awarded by the AAA, featuring luxurious suites, swimming pools, golf course views, gourmet restaurants, an exclusive spa and personalized service.

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Buy One, Get One 50% Off "Suite Deal" in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Posted September 28, 2010
Second Suite Saving, Suite Upgrades, Unlimited Golf & More
Included at Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (September 24, 2010) - Fifty percent off a second suite and complimentary upgrades to Grand Class Suites with private plunge pool for both are now offered at Casa Velas, Puerto Vallarta's adults-only AAA Four Diamond resort. Guests also enjoy unlimited golf at either the 18-hole par 72 Jack Nicklaus and the 18-hole par 72 Tom Weiskopf courses in Vista Vallarta or the 18-hole par 71 Joe Finger course in Marina Vallarta and hydrotherapy treatments (Whirlpool, herbal steam sauna, crystal steam room, eucalyptus inhalation, and Swiss shower) at the world-class Spa Casa Velas. Gourmet a la carte dining at the hotel's Emiliano restaurant and Private Beach Club or nearby Velas Vallarta's La Ribera Steakhouse and Andrea restaurants; the use of all facilities at both Casa Velas and its sister property, Velas Vallarta; premium international liquors; in-suite room service, complimentary shuttle service to the Casa Velas Private Ocean Club and Velas Vallarta, and all taxes and gratuities are also included. Available until December 23rd 2010, promotion rates start at $240 per person per night, based on double occupancy. Restrictions apply. For reservations, please call 1-866-529-8813.
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About Casa Velas:

Casa Velas, a boutique hotel and ocean club nestled on the greens of Marina Vallarta's 18-hole golf course, is a member of The Leading Small Hotels of the World and a recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award. Located just five minutes from Puerto Vallarta Airport and only 15 minutes from the popular downtown area, art galleries and "El Malecon" (the boardwalk), the hotel features 80 suites, some with private pools and Jacuzzis. Spa Casa Velas, a Leading Spa of the World, encompasses five treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy area, a fitness gym and a beauty salon. Emiliano a la carte fine dining restaurant is at the hands of one of the area's leading chefs serving Mexican and international cuisine.

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Social Media Workshops Now Part of All-Inclusive Rate at Puerto Vallarta's Casa Velas;
Posted June 12, 2010
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (June 7, 2010) - Helping guests share vacation experiences with family, friends and followers, the adults-only AAA Four Diamond Casa Velas Hotel Boutique in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is now offering social media workshops at no charge. The workshops help guests create a profile, add friends, upload photos and "Like" pages in Facebook; create a Twitter account and profile, follow and Tweet updates; as well as create and upload videos to YouTube. Workshops take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6 to 7 p.m.

"We're delighted to be probably the first resort in Mexico to offer this, and at no charge to our guests," announced Pierre Bonin, Managing Director of Casa Velas.

Casa Velas' social media program is the result of a survey of 300 Velas Resorts guests in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Rivera Maya, Mexico, responding about their interest in learning more about social media sharing while on vacation. Seventy percent of respondents,ages 18 to 64, expressed a serious interest in social media; the majority desiring to share vacation photos, videos and trip experiences with friends and family on Facebook.

"The plan is to first offer the classes at Casa Velas, rolling out the workshops to all four of our resorts at a later date," said Juan Vela, Vice President of Velas Resorts.

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Social Media Workshops Now Social Media Workshops Now Part of All-Inclusive Rate at Puerto Vallarta's Casa Velas;
Posted June 12, 2010
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (June 7, 2010) - Helping guests share vacation experiences with family, friends and followers, the adults-only AAA Four Diamond Casa Velas Hotel Boutique in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is now offering social media workshops at no charge. The workshops help guests create a profile, add friends, upload photos and "Like" pages in Facebook; create a Twitter account and profile, follow and Tweet updates; as well as create and upload videos to YouTube. Workshops take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6 to 7 p.m.

"We're delighted to be probably the first resort in Mexico to offer this, and at no charge to our guests," announced Pierre Bonin, Managing Director of Casa Velas.

Casa Velas' social media program is the result of a survey of 300 Velas Resorts guests in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Rivera Maya, Mexico, responding about their interest in learning more about social media sharing while on vacation. Seventy percent of respondents,ages 18 to 64, expressed a serious interest in social media; the majority desiring to share vacation photos, videos and trip experiences with friends and family on Facebook.

"The plan is to first offer the classes at Casa Velas, rolling out the workshops to all four of our resorts at a later date," said Juan Vela, Vice President of Velas Resorts.

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Casa Velas prepares the grand opening of an Event and Conference Salon
Posted April 22, 2010
Casa Velas Hotel Boutique prepares the grand opening of the first Event and Conference Salon on November 2010. The Event and Conference salon will have a 300-person capacity and will be perfectly conditioned for meetings, conventions, weddings and banquets.

This effort follows the flow of improvements in all the Velas Resorts Properties.
Casa Velas, the perfect setting for fine arts and photographers
Posted April 19, 2010
Casa Velas, has been captivating the attention of perfect scenary seekers for visual art projects and this year has not been the exception. Mar de Fondo (Deep Sea) is a Mexican film directed by Raul Quintanilla casting important actors like Sergio Basaez, La Ferrer, Julio Bracho, Fabian Corres and Christian Meier. Quintanilla, who has a remarkable career directing theater plays and teaching several Mexican acting figures, chose this Boutique Hotel as location for many of the film's shootings.

Lavish and lush that embraces this beautiful hotel, resulted as the adequate landscaping for this season's catalogue of the well-known shoe brand: Andrea. Gardens and corridors served as the perfect frame for creating elegant environments with sophistication of architecture and dcor.

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Botanical Garden created in Casa Velas
Posted April 14, 2010
Would you like to begin the days during your vacation with a delicious smoothie prepared from freshly harvested natural fruits? In our hotel, Casa Velas, these flavors can freshen your morning up, day after day, with fruits taken from the Casa Velas Botanical Garden. With fruits and vegetables planted and cared for day after day with the up most attention, several food and dishes for guests are prepared with the freshness of ingredients harvested at home. Blackberries, strawberries, prunes, beetroot, guavas, pineapples, peaches, amongst others, are some of the foods that are currently used to elevate the quality of the gourmet restaurants to the maximum.

At the same time, the revitalizing spa treatments are developed with pineapples, oranges, mandarins, ginger and other ingredients extracted from this garden. This is another way of guaranteeing the freshness and delicious flavors of our dishes, as well as the unique effects of the treatments from our spa.
Casa Velas, the perfect setting for fine arts and photographers
Posted April 14, 2010
Casa Velas, has been captivating the attention of perfect scenary seekers for visual art projects and this year has not been the exception. Mar a Fondo (Deep Sea) is a Mexican film directed by Raul Quintanilla casting important actors like Sergio Basañez, Lía Ferrer, Julio Bracho, Fabian Corres and Christian Meier. Quintanilla, who has a remarkable career directing theater plays and teaching several Mexican acting figures, chose this Boutique Hotel as location for many of the film's shootings.

Lavish and lush that embraces this beautiful hotel, resulted as the adequate landscaping for this season's catalogue of the well-known shoe brand: Andrea. Gardens and corridors served as the perfect frame for creating elegant environments with sophistication of architecture and décor.
Mexico's Velas Resorts in Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta Earn Five and Four 2010 AAA Diamond Awards
Posted December 16, 2009
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (December 15, 2009) - Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort in Riviera Nayarit was awarded the 2010 American Automobile Association's (AAA) Five-Diamond Award for lodging for the fourth consecutive year. The resort is the only all-inclusive Five Diamond Award winner in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit with two AAA Four Diamond rated gourmet restaurants, Italian-inspired Lucca and French-inspired Piaf. It is also the only family-friendly all-inclusive in North America to receive this distinction. The sister property, Casa Velas Hotel Boutique in Puerto Vallarta, was awarded the AAA Four-Diamond Award for the third consecutive year and is the only adults-only all-inclusive golf resort in Mexico to receive this award.

Every year more than 65 AAA/CAA tourism editors visit over 70,000 lodgings, campgrounds, restaurants and attractions throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Tourism editors conduct unannounced evaluations, scrutinizing such areas as cleanliness, ambiance, amenities and service. Only an estimated 0.25 percent of the estimated 60,000 properties will receive the Five Diamond Award and only 3.25 percent of the estimated 32,000 properties are awarded the AAA Four Diamond designation each year.

About Casa Velas Hotel Boutique:
The hacienda-style Casa Velas, a member of The Leading Small Hotels of the World and a recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award, is located just five minutes from Puerto Vallarta Airport and only 15 minutes from the popular downtown area, art galleries, and "El Malecon" (the boardwalk). The hotel features 80 suites, some with private pools and Jacuzzis. The perfect vacation for golfers, Casa Velas is nestled on the greens of Marina Vallarta's 18-hole golf course and also offers golf privileges at two other top 18-hole golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf only 20 minutes away. Spa Casa Velas, a Leading Spa of the World, encompasses five treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy area, a fitness gym and a beauty salon. Emiliano a la carte fine dining restaurant is at the hands of one of the area's leading chefs serving Mexican and international cuisine. For reservations or more information, visit www.hotelcasavelas.com or call 1-866-529-8813 in the U.S. and Canada.