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VELAS RESORTS ANNOUNCES GRAND VELAS BOUTIQUE LOS CABOS OPENING LATE 2023

Mexican Hotel Collection Expands with New Boutique Hotel Property for Adults Only


Velas Resorts announces Grand Velas Boutique Los Cabos , a new resort and concept in the all inclusive space with the excellence that just earned Grand Velas Los Cabos the Forbes Travel Guide's prestigious five star rating. Opening in November 2023, the boutique hotel which cost $50 million to build will be Velas Resorts' third property in Los Cabos. Adults only, it will be a stylish sanctuary, its own world of relaxation, pampering, with the personal service for which Velas Resorts is known. Highlights of the Grand Velas' signature facilities and services available at the new beachfront property include 79 luxurious suites, a two star Michelin consulting chef with creative dining experiences , wine selection inspired by the proximity to Mexico's fine wine region, and innovative spa treatments inspired by Mexican culture, among others . A Technogym fitness center with the latest line of equipment, indoor or outdoor ocean view event spaces, infinity pool, and private beach area complete the offerings. A special perk, guests of Grand Velas Boutique will have access to sister property Grand Velas Los Cabos' five gourmet dinner restaurants led by top chefs and four bars with no additional charge.

Designer Suites

Grand Velas Boutique features 79 spacious suites, all over 900 sq. ft. with a private terrace, living area with sofa, walk-in shower and jacuzzi, and two queen or one king size bed. A contemporary Mexican design features a neutral palate and Mexican art complemented by metal accents. Daily turndown, round-the-clock personal concierge service, daily stocked premium mini-bar with refreshments and snacks, red and white wine, artisanal Mezcal, Nespresso Coffee Maker, and electric tea pot are all available insuite. A high definition flat screen with digital cable TV, Molton Brown bath amenities, Dyson hair dryers, goose down pillows and comforters, and a pillow menu are also included.

Gourmet Culinary Program

Complemented by an expansive wine selection inspired by the proximity to Mexico's fine wine region, the culinary offering at Grand Velas Boutique also ups the ante, overseen by two star Michelin consulting chef Sidney Schutte.

Loto is a culinary masterpiece. The essence of Japanese cuisine is harmoniously blended with the traditional technique of the robata grill, a slow-cooking method over an open fire. With an elegant ambiance, Loto offers an unparalleled gastronomic journey, a combination of rich flavors of the Japanese grill and artistic presentations. Each dish highlights the natural flavors of the finest meats, shellfish, fish, and vegetables, forging a seamless fusion between tradition and creativity. Del Mar restaurant offers an exciting fusion of flavors complemented by a privileged seaside location. Throughout the day, the restaurant features gastronomic options expertly prepared, available in both buffets and à la carte. During the day, guests enjoy an expansive breakfast inclusive of traditional Mexican favorites and continental options and lunch of delectable appetizers, fresh seafood, grilled cuts, a wide selection of salads, decadent desserts, creative cocktails, fresh juices, and other beverages. In the evening, themed dinners transport guests to different corners of the globe through its specialized menus.

True to its name, Roca Bar pays homage to the distinctive rock formations that define the destination. Boasting one of the most exceptional vistas, it provides an unparalleled vantage point of the deep azure Sea of Cortez. An inviting ambiance beckons those searching for serenity, with a refreshing beverage and freshly prepared ceviche. As the night falls, the terrace becomes an exclusive stage for observing Los Cabos' renowned starry sky. A lobby bar offering one's preferred coffee or tea, accompanied by an assortment of freshly baked bread, pastries, and grab-and-go treats for a light breakfast, in the morning transitions to a team of skilled bartenders preparing craft cocktails in the evening. A haven tailored for devotees of iconic Mexican distillates, Agave tasting room is a tribute to the nation's authentic spirit. A curated assortment of premium tequilas and mezcals, from gentle, oak-aged varieties that have matured in barrels to character-rich 'reposados' and artfully crafted mezcals, each libation embodies the passion and mastery of Mexico's distillers.

Signature Spa

SE spa at Grand Velas Boutique Los Cabos will provide an oasis of calm and tranquility, where guests can escape and immerse themselves in a sensory journey inspired by the fusion of the ocean and desert unique to the state of Baja California Sur. Four elegant treatment rooms are offered, two of which are dedicated to couples treatments. The Océano room offers a jacuzzi and spectacular oceanfront views. The spa's menu is a reflection of the resort's stunning natural surroundings, featuring treatments inspired by the ocean and desert. Signature treatments include "Sounds of the Ocean," a relaxing massage harmonized with vibratory bowl sound therapy, and the energizing "Ice and Fire Therapy," which combines the heat of obsidian stones and the cool of marble stones to stimulate blood circulation and energy balance. Guests can choose from a range of other treatments including massages, mindfulness therapies, "Experiences with Approach," and harmonizing rituals, all tailored to balance and rejuvenate the body and mind. Guests can also look forward to unique wellness aspects, such as infrared heat detoxification therapy, meditation, and sleep therapy in a specialized station equipped with the latest technology. All treatments include a Grand Velas signature water ceremony, which takes guests through a series of restorative environments including a sauna, steam room, ice room, and jacuzzi. The ceremony culminates in a magnesium pool experience, offering a selection of jets to soothe and invigorate. Taking inspiration from Mexican culture, the spa places a strong emphasis on sound therapy, incorporating relaxing sounds of ocean waves and desert nights into treatments to achieve a deeper level of relaxation. Further enhancing the spa experience, top-of-the-line skincare products from EviDenS de Beauté, Natura Bisse, and Babor will be used during treatments.

Contemporary Mexican Design

Ricardo Elias, principal of Elias and Elias Architects in Guadalajara, who designed the highly acclaimed Grand Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Riviera Nayarit and Los Cabos, returned once again as the architectural designer for Grand Velas Boutique Los Cabos. Created to exist harmoniously within the rugged topography of its environment, the Grand Velas Boutique steps down to the sea providing unobstructed views of the Sea of Cortez throughout the property. The iconic,

sophisticated contemporary design is in the finest Mexican tradition and complements the setting. Mexican touches are found throughout, including a cactus garden. Another visual highlight, the mosaic design of the bottom of the pool in tiles in shades of green, pink, and white are designed to look like a garden. Bougainvillea adorn the exterior balconies complementing the hypnotic blue of the pool that leads the eyes to the dramatic Sea of Cortez.

Ernesto Vela, founder and director of Vela Ruiz Arquitectos, created spaces within Grand Velas Boutique that invite relaxation with natural materials and a soothing natural palette. The design and architecture of Loto will transport guests to the most sophisticated districts of Japan.

The boutique, lobby, and spa design are under the design direction of Melin Castro, Image Director at Velas Resorts and director of the interior design firm M.C Design based in Guadalajara. A highlight of the resort's art program is work from renowned Mexican visual artist Adrián Guerrero in the lobby. Guerrero's work denotes a constant search to analyze human perception supported by the field of philosophy from different levels, generating new reflections and re-signifying what seems to be common to us.

Room rates start at $487 USD per person per night in double occupancy. Gourmet meals, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, nightly entertainment, taxes, gratuity, and more are also included in the resort's nightly rate. For reservations or additional information, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit loscabosboutique.grandvelas.com .

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