PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO — Velas Resorts will open Grand Velas Los Cabos, on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, in November, it was announced this month. Located between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, the $150 million beachfront property will feature 306 suites, all over 1,180 square feet. Also onsite will be five restaurants; a 16,370-square-foot convention centre with the capability for 20 breakout rooms; 19,375-square-foot spa with 20 treatment rooms and hydrotherapy facility; and three pools, including one adults-only.
Suites will vary from 1,180 square feet to 3,412 square feet, all featuring ocean views, private terrace with sitting area and plunge pool, separate living area with sofa, king or two queen beds, bathroom with Jacuzzi and built-in shower. All six two-level Wellness Suites are double height with lofted ceilings and feature Life Fitness recline bike, spa concierge, Vitamin C sprinkler, crudite minibar, aromatherapy kit and in-suite massage. All Wellness Suites face the spa, with the second level being exclusively for fitness amenities, including a juice bar.
The convention centre will offer 16,370 square feet of event space capable of accommodating 1,700 attendees. There will be two ballrooms, the larger of which measures more than 10,700 square feet.
Rounding out the resort’s amenities and services are a Life Fitness Center, with personal trainers, exercise programs, yoga, Pilates and meditation; recreational activities program; separate teens and kids club facilities and activities programs; 24-hour personalized butler concierge service; and 24-hour in-suite services.
On the eco-friendly front, the resort will house reverse-osmosis desalting plants that will operate self-sufficiently. For every litre of potable water, the resort will be able to re-use 2.54 cups for general purposes, while 1.69 cups will be returned to the subsoil. Saving 30 per cent of all water used in the laundry process, the laundry facilities include a water treatment plant that filters soapy waters used in the rinsing process. In addition, the residual water treatment facility receives and processes all the water from the entire resort, which is then used to water exterior gardens and surrounding mangroves and jungle.
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