Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Hosts Annual Wellness Getaway

In Puerto Vallarta, Stay by Suzanne Koch

Recharge and refuel in paradise at the all-inclusive Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit‘s annual Wellness Getaway, September 5-9.

Guests attending the multi-day event can take part in a variety of activities hosted by industry leaders and experts. Enjoy a Medicine Reading Ceremony, Spa Atelier self-discovery workshops, juice therapy, Anti-Gravity yoga, vegan cooking classes, meditations, cacao ceremony, a vegan menu with wine pairing and more. Keep reading for some of the highlights.

  • Work up a sweat alongside Joanne Encarnacion, a San Francisco-based health and wellness coach and blogger at GOFITJO, who will lead HIIT workouts.
  • Nikki Sharp, a Los Angeles-based health coach, yoga instructor, vegan chef and best-selling author of Meal Prep Your Way to Weight Loss and The 5-Day Real Food Detox, will lead a vinyasa yoga class and cooking demo on vegan sushi.
  • Deborah Hanekamp, who’s known as “fashion’s favorite healer,” will be on tap for a Medicine Reading Ceremony, a full-sensory experience combining sound and crystal healing, energy balancing, intuitive reading and spiritual guidance.
  • Ana Paula Dominguez, founder and director of the Mexican Institute of Yoga, will lead Kundalini Yoga sessions.
  • Sip on a variety of teas with Olivia Medina, the first Mexican Tea Master, as she leads tea tastings.

To complete the experience, book a stay in one of the resort’s Wellness Suites, a haven for healthy and active living. The dual-level suites include a private Jacuzzi and massage bed on the rooftop terrace along with in-suite fitness amenities like a complete exercise kit, a Life Fitness Activate Series Recumbent Lifecycle Exercise Bike and more. A stay in the suites also includes your very own Spa Concierge, an Alchimia Apothecary Aromatherapy Kit, a sleep kit and more.

Nightly rates start at $336 per person, per night and Wellness Suite Rates start at $425 per person, per night. Guests staying at sister property Casa Velas can access the Wellness Getaway for $100 per person, per day.

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