Situated in Mexico’s most stunning regions, Velas Resorts consists of several properties where couples can indulge in a truly unique and individually tailored experience. Whether it’s a family-friendly destination wedding in Mexico, or a secluded adults-only hideaway for a romantic honeymoon, there’s a Velas location to suit everyone’s needs and preferences. Ana Tiznado, Wedding Specialist at Velas Resorts, shares more details below.
GO: If you had to describe Velas Resorts in three words, what would they be?
A: Luxurious, elegant, and outstanding.
GO: How far in advance does a couple need to reserve a wedding date?
A: As long as we have availability, we don’t require a specific amount of days in advance.
GO: Are onsite wedding planners available for the wedding process?
A: Yes, in-house Certified Wedding Specialists are available for planning and coordination. Certifications include the South Asian Wedding Institute, Equality Institute LGBT + Wedding Certified, Association of Bridal Consultants, and Jewish weddings.
GO: Are accommodations and buyouts available? What is the capacity limit?
A: We do have the option to do a buyout. The capacity depends on the property.
-Grand Velas Riviera Maya: 539 suites
-Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit: 264 suites
-Grand Velas Los Cabos: 307 suites (Maximum capacity of 3 adults or 2 adults + 2 children per suite.)
-Casa Velas: 80 suites (Adults only.)
GO: What spaces are available for ceremonies and receptions?
A: Event spaces for each property are as follows:
-Grand Velas Riviera Maya: Ocean Terrace, Zen Grand Pool Terrace, Bistro Terrace, Zen Grand Garden, Ambassador Garden, Deck Ambassador Beach, Grand Class Beach, Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel, Grand Velas Convention Center, and the White Ballroom.
-Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit: Frida Terrace, Ocean Garden, Gazebo Terrace, Gazebo Beach, Gazebo Garden, Tamaya Ballroom, and Grand Marissa Ballroom.
-Grand Velas Los Cabos: Terraza del Mar, Azul Beach, Azul Garden, Velas Beach, Miramar, Palapa, Grand Velas Ballroom, and Ambassador Ballroom.
-Casa Velas: Private Beach Club, Pool Terrace, Botanical Garden, Golf Garden, and Casa Velas Ballroom
The wedding décor theme was a blend of French garden and lounge inspirations. Emily and Souren wanted an elegant, yet comfortable atmosphere that highlighted the beautiful table settings, flowers, and ballroom details.
GO: What are some of the amenities, incentives and activities that Velas Resorts offer a couple?
A: We have an enhanced suite available as an upgrade; a delightful breakfast for newlyweds on the day after their wedding; exclusivity on wedding days (one wedding per day); bridal preparation suite available for a day of pampering before the big event; and a certificate to return and celebrate your first anniversary with us.
GO: Food is such an important element at a wedding. Tell us about your menu customization.
A: World-renowned chefs prepare the most creative, bespoke dinners for couples.GO: Service is imperative in the wedding industry. What does the Velas Resorts offer couples and their guests that set you apart?
A: A la carte weddings or tailormade celebrations; access to the best in the wedding industry – designers, planners, suppliers, artisans, and everything you will need; concierge service for tailored activities and special requests; an award-winning spa.