Riviera Maya, Mexico (September 7, 2010) — In celebration of Mexico’s Day of the Dead (October 31st – November 2nd), Grand Velas Riviera Maya features a Day of the Dead, or Dia de Los Muertos (in Spanish), package that includes admission to the popular Xcaret Natural Park traditional Day of the Dead festivities.
Meant to honor the lives of deceased loved ones, Day of the Dead is one of Mexico’s most important traditions dating back to the Aztecs and Mayans. To mark this occasion, Xcaret Natural Park offers a snapshot of Mexican culture with traditional cuisine, a plethora of authentic altars, art and photography exhibitions and musical and theatre performances. A highlight of Xcaret’s holiday offerings is the Dia de Los Muertos en Tabasco theatre and dance show which features the National Folkloric Ballet of Mexico recreating the ancient burial customs of the state of Tabasco. Along with transportation and admission to the park, the package also includes a buffet lunch at Xcaret, 10% off water activities and full snorkel equipment at no extra cost.
The Day of the Dead Package also includes spacious, luxury suite accommodations, a la carte dining at a choice of five gourmet restaurants, premium branded beverages, 24-hr in-suite service, access to the resort’s fitness center with personal trainer, activities for adults and kids, roundtrip airport transfers, taxes, gratuities, and more at Grand Velas Riviera Maya. Rates start at $371 per person per night based on double occupancy from October 28 to November 3rd, with a minimum stay of 3 nights. For more information and reservations, please call 1-866-230-7221 or visit www.rivieramaya.grandvelas.com
About Grand Velas Riviera Maya:
Grand Velas Riviera Maya, an all-suites and spa resort located five minutes from Playa del Carmen, represents the latest and most sophisticated iteration of the ultra-luxury, all-inclusive resort experience. Building on the success of its AAA 5-Diamond-ranked sister property in Nuevo Vallarta, this Leading Hotels of the World designated resort is the preeminent one of its class boasting 491 suites, each more than 1,000 square-feet, in three separate ambiances– adult-only ocean-front and ocean-view Ambassador Grand Class Suites, family-friendly Ambassador Suites and Master Suites embraced by the flora and fauna of the Yucatan Peninsula’s jungle. The resort presents a gastronomic tour of the Yucatan, Europe and Asia offering seven restaurants with world-class chefs from France, Spain and Mexico; dedicated butler service for each guest and a 91,457 square-foot convention center ideal for business and social gatherings of all sizes, including weddings. The resort was designed by lauded Mexican architecture firm Elias and Elias and features the sleek and modish interiors that fuse the serenity of the Caribbean with the vibrancy of Yucatan cultures.
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