The Luxury The 5-star Grand Velas Resort occupies a premier location on the golden sands of Banderas Bay, only 15 minutes by car from sunny Puerto Vallarta. Unwind beside the resorts 23,600-square-foot infinity pool, or indulge in one of 80 lavish massages, body scrubs and bath treatments at the resorts award-winning spa. All-inclusive rates cover free kayak and boogie board rentals, introductory scuba classes, and ala carte dining in three gourmet restaurants. All 267 suites offer gorgeous sea views, private terraces, and 24-hour suite service.
The Value A special Double Upgrade offer, available from now through December 24, provides savings of up to 43 percent per night. Highlights include a free upgrade to a Luxurious Parlor or Master Suite, one 25-minute spa treatment and guided hydrotherapy ritual, plus one free round of golf per person per stay. Package rates start at $300/night per person, a price that covers free yoga and Pilates classes, gratuities, and more.
The Catch A 3-night minimum stay is required.
The Details 866-495-9902, www.grandvelas.com
From the November 2009 issue of Shermans Travel magazine.