Riviera Nayarit, Mexico - Solo parenting isn't for the faint of heart. You wipe the tears, pack all the lunches and make the tough decisions. The upside is you get all the hugs and all the rewards that come with being a parent.
Velas Resorts, which operates a collection of luxury properties in Mexico from Puerto Vallarta to the Riviera Maya and Los Cabos, knows this and is offering those parents going it alone a vacation package just for them.
Each Velas Resort offers a host of amenities and features that any adult would love with modern luxury accommodations, world-class spas and gourmet restaurants offering contemporary fare inspired by some of the world's best chefs.
The Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Resort, located on Banderas Bay just 15 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta, makes it easy for families to enjoy time together. The family-friendly resort's Activities Program includes snorkeling, kayaking, boogie boarding, water polo, tennis, beach volleyball, water aerobics, paddle tennis and book scuba diving classes. Families will delight in its Baby Concierge services, creative Kids' Club, state-of-the-art Teens' Club, multi-generational Spa menus and more.
Single parents vacationing at the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit have the opportunity to take advantage of such special amenities as:
• Luxury accommodations in spacious suites with amazing views
• Welcome amenities for both parents and their children
• One dolphin experience (one adult and two children between 4 and 15 years old)
• Kids' Club and Teens' Club open until 11:00 pm with recreational activities
• Two children from 4 to 15 years old or one infant (up to 3 years old)
The offer is valid for travel from September 1–October 31, with promotion code PACK3.
The Kids Club is a standout with tennis and Spanish classes, stone or canvas painting, bingo and blackjack, plus plenty opportunities to get competitive with ping pong, basketball, soccer, volleyball and beach contests. Teens enjoy dedicated lounges with everything from video games, Xbox Kinect, and karaoke to special activities like dance classes and non-alcoholic mixology classes.
The resort is also ideal for those looking for a little extra pampering - it earned Condé Nast's "Most Excellent Spa Hotel" award thanks to its healing rituals and even a spa designed especially for kids and teens, where they can enjoy massages and beauty services on their own.
Families will also want to take advantage of the many activities at their disposal from scuba diving and nature walks to kite surfing and kayak tours. Golf is available nearby at the Marina Vallarta and Vista Vallarta golf courses. The resort also features three restaurants, offering gourmet cuisine from Mexico, France and the Mediterranean.Sources: Travel Pulse • Velas Resorts