Mexico’s Grand Velas Resorts Offers Travelers Eco-tours and Wildlife Packages in 2010

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico  –  From a Whale Watching Photo Safari in Banderas Bay to a Muyil Forest and Float Tour through the Yucatan’s Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, Grand Velas Resorts in Riviera Nayarit and Riviera Maya are offering special packages for guests to see an exotic part of Mexico while enjoying luxurious all-inclusive accommodations.  With the Grand Velas Riviera Maya Sian Ka’an Biosphere Package, guests will experience this UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site that’s home to 800 plants species, 350 species of birds, as well as, jaguars, pumas, monkeys, crocodiles and turtles.  Guests will also visit ancient Mayan ruins, boat across the fresh water Muyil lagoon and float and snorkel towards the sea.  With the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Whale Watching Package, guests ride out to Banderas Bay on an all weather inflatable speedboat and get within feet of the magnificent Humpback whales as they make their annual winter migration to these waters.

The rate for the Whale Watching Package starts at $352 per person per night and is available from January 4th to March 31, 2010. The Sian Ka’an Biosphere package starts at $438 per person per night and is available from January 3 to April 30, 2010.  Both rates are based on double occupancy and restrictions apply depending on the resort.   The all-inclusive rates include suite accommodations, a la carte gourmet dining at a choice of specialty restaurants, premium branded beverages, 24 hr in-suite service, fitness center, activities for adults and children, taxes and gratuities, and more.   For more information and reservations, please call 1-888-320-7529 and mention Promo Code GVNYKWEWHALE or visit

About Grand Velas Resort Riviera Maya
Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Riviera Maya represents the latest and most sophisticated iteration of the ultra-luxury, all-inclusive resort experience.  This Leading Hotels of the World designated resort is the preeminent one of its class boasting 491 suites, each more than 1,000 square-fee; a gastronomic tour of the Yucatan, Europe and Asia offering seven restaurants with world-class chefs from France, Spain and Mexico; the region’s largest spa sanctuary at more-than 89,000 square-feet; dedicated butler service for each guest and a 91,457 square-foot convention center. The resort is 40 miles from Cancun and five minutes from Playa del Carmen.

About Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
In Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and a recipient of the AAA Five-Diamond Award.  Located just 15 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta on Banderas Bay, Grand Velas features 267 ocean-view suites.  Grand Velas Spa is the crown jewel of the resort and a member of Leading Spas of the World.  Five restaurants, three of which are gourmet, feature stylish decor and a la carte choices for French, Italian or Mexican cuisine. The family-friendly resort also offers tiered three-temperature infinity, tennis court, 25,321 total sq feet of meeting space, special entertainment for adults and kids and the new Kids Club.