Travel & Outdoors | March 2008
|Bridal Boot Camp at Grand Velas|
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We might be seeing a trend here... after a few years of bridal boot camp packages, for the second time this week we've seen a property that's offering a boot camp where all the sweating you'll do is in the steam room! Mexico's all-inclusive Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort is offering a Bridal Boot Camp Series with packages that include luxury ocean-view suite accommodations, extensive spa treatments, private Kombat Relaxation (combination Pilates and Yoga class), and wedding goodies that range from a bridal planner to Swarovski Crystal Swans.
|The romance of a wedding on a sun-kissed beach is undeniable. Grand Velas beachfront setting offers a spectacular backdrop for couples seeking the splendor of paradise as part of their wedding day.|
Dates: Grand Velas Resort's Boot Camp, Diamond Boot Camp and Five Diamonds Boot Camp bridal getaways are available from May 1 - November 30, 2008.
Grand Velas Boot Camp Package: With this treatment, you'll all be treated to a private outdoor dinner, a city and shopping tour of downtown Puerto Vallarta and several beauty and relaxation treatments at Grand Velas' Leading Spa of the World. After private registration and welcome beverage, sweat out toxins during a heavenly hydrotherapy circuit, buff up skin with a Tau-Sol body scrub, spruce up uprights during a revitalizing leg massage, and feel like a girly-girl with a pretty mani-pedi. Special wedding goodies, such as a bridal planner, wristlet with photo, mini-jewelry travel case, "Future Mrs." T-shirt, and personalized beach bag are also included.
The Price: The 4-day/3-night Grand Velas Boot Camp package starts at $12,670 USD, plus 15% tax and offers luxurious accommodations in an ocean-view Parlor or Master suite for up to five in the party. For an additional $1,850 USD per person, up to three more guests may be invited. If more than four women attend, two adjoining Parlor or Master Suites will be available.
Diamond Boot Camp Package: This package includes everything in the Grand Velas Boot Camp Package plus the opportunity to indulge in a delicious Chocolate Wrap, expend tension with a vital energy Kipori Facial, double the relaxation results with Four Hands Massage, and shed those few extra pounds with a Slimming Anti-Cellulite Lipo-Wrap. For all the extra primping, Diamond Boot Camp guests also receive a spa bag that includes spa slippers, robe and Calla Lilly Spa travel case.
Price: The 4-day/3-night Grand Velas Diamond Boot Camp package starts at $19,850 USD, plus 15% tax and offers luxurious accommodations in an ocean-view, two-bedroom Governor Suite for up to five in the party. For an additional $2,700 USD per person, up to three more guests may be invited.
Five Diamonds Boot Camp Package: The package really pampers the brides and maids. In addition to private dance lessons, the Five Diamond package lets bridal bootcampees relish in luxury with a Diamond Body Scrub, soak up sophistication in a Diamond Bath Therapy, relive tension with proven ancient techniques in a Neuro-Aroma Mineral Massage, please the senses during the Oxygen Diamond Facial, and tame the tresses with a Relaxing Scalp Massage and Ritual Hair Treatments for all in the party. Along with a personalized Wedding Guest Book, the bride will receive Swarovski Crystal Swans, a silver plated pen and heart pendant, crystal necklace and earring set, freshwater pearl bracelet, crystal clamshell with pearl, and a dazzling circle pendant necklace. To capture the breathtaking moments, the guests will be given Hearts Delight personalized cameras.
Price: The 5-day/4-night Grand Velas Five Diamonds Boot Camp package starts at $30,260 USD, plus 15% tax and offers luxurious accommodations in the ocean-view Presidential Penthouse Suite for up to five in the party. For an additional $3,670 USD per person, up to three more guests may be invited.
The Resort: Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, is located 15 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta on Banderas Bay. The resort includes 267 ocean-view suites, Spa Suites in the resort's new tower and new Imperial Suites. The, Grand Velas Spa features 20 treatment rooms, over 80 spa treatments, a high-performance gym and exercise room, spa boutique, and a beauty salon. Five restaurants, three of which are gourmet, feature a la carte choices for French, Italian or Mexican cuisine. The resort also offers tiered three-temperature infinity pools with iPod minis, tennis court and special entertainment for adults.
Visit the website at GrandVelas.com.