PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico, June 15, 2020 — Velas Resorts in Mexico reopen their doors to domestic and international travelers today, Monday, June 15th. The resort collection’s properties to reopen include Grand Velas in Los Cabos, Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit, Mar del Cabo in Baja California Sur and Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta.
All facilities and amenities are opening in accordance with the resort’s comprehensive ‘Stay Safe with Velas Program.’ The health and sanitary protocols for both guests and staff members adhere to standards dictated by the World Health Organization and the government of Mexico. Examples of protocols being implemented by the resort collection include:
- sanitizing mats and booths;
- touchless hand sanitizing dispensers;
- increased cleaning and sanitation with both EPA-chemicals and UV light;
- and special COVID-19 training for staff.
To decrease in-person contact should guests desire, the resort collection has launched new features on the Velas Resorts’ mobile app. A Concierge chat and restaurant and spa menus as well as pre-registration for fitness classes and other resort activities are some of the offerings.
Additionally, the destinations of Baja California Sur, Jalisco, Mexican Caribbean, and Riviera Nayarit, where Velas resorts are located, have all received the global safety stamp of approval from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). The distinction is delivered to destinations that fully comply with the Safe Travels protocols of cleaning issued by the WTTC, based on the standards of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Prevention (CDC).
About Velas Resorts
Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, and Los Cabos have earned 56 AAA Diamonds, including the prestigious Five Diamond Award. Other esteemed international awards for services and facilities include Virtuoso’s Best Family Program, Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award for spa, and TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame, among others. Offering unparalleled all-inclusive experiences, properties include Grand Velas in Los Cabos, with dramatic ocean views and unique spaces infusing every area of the resort; Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, which enjoys a long stretch of pristine beach and a dramatic backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains; and Grand Velas Riviera Maya, offering a sophisticated resort experience in the Caribbean with jungle and beach settings. In Puerto Vallarta, Casa Velas is a boutique adults-only hotel and beach club located on the Marina Vallarta Golf Course, and Velas Vallarta, a family-friendly all suites resort and spa located on Banderas Bay. Mar del Cabo, a boutique hotel on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, opened in December 2018 as its only European Plan offering. Eduardo Vela Ruiz, founder and president of Velas Resorts, operates Velas Resorts with brother Juan Vela, vice president of Velas Resorts, by his side. Explore tips, recipes, lifestyle and travel trends, and the latest news about Velas Resorts on the digital mag: http://www.velasmagazine.com.