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(Gerry Furth-Sides) Travelers can offset dining calories, light or dessert, at the glorious Frida Restaurant and become a dancing star on the golden shores of AAA Five-Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit during the third annual LaBlast Getaway led by three-time World Dance Champion and “Dancing With The Stars” alum, Louis Van Amstel.
Accompanied by two LaBlast master trainers, Van Amstel leads the partner-free program highlighted by daily LaBlast fitness classes from November 30 – December 3, 2016.
The energizing dance fitness class blending the true skill of ballroom dance with the calorie basting properties of interval fitness, LaBlast Fitness, takes place in the mornings, followed by the cardio building, joint-friendly, and fun LaBlast Splash in the pool in the afternoons. The ballroom is the scene for traditional line dancing and other ballroom classes for all levels.
The calories to burn are served in the resort’s five gourmet restaurants, three of which racke up 12 AAA diamonds. Known for its dishes that legendary artist Frida Kahlo made for her lover, the famed Diego Rivera, Frida is the most glorious resort restaurant to be found anywhere.
Grand Velas’ all-inclusive rates include luxury accommodations, a la carte gourmet meals at a variety of specialty restaurants, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, taxes, gratuity and more, such as travel discounts. The LaBlast Package at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit starts at $269 per person, per night, based on double occupancy and requires a minimum stay of three nights. Packages are subject to availability. For reservations or more information, call 1-888-407-4869, email email@example.com or visit http://vallarta.grandvelas.com/. Learn more about Louis Van Amstel and the LaBlast Fitness Program at http://www.lablastfitness.com.
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, a Leading Hotel of the World, enjoys a privileged natural setting with flowering, landscaped gardens beside a long stretch of pristine beach and a dramatic backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains. The centerpiece of the gardens is a three-tiered infinity pool, a preferred spot for catching the legendary sunsets. The AAA Five Diamond all-inclusive resort features 267 ocean-view suites, some with private plunge pools, and all with plasma TVs, wireless internet access, fully stocked mini bar, L’Occitane amenities and Nespresso machines. New Wellness Suites include a personal training session and massage in-suite in addition to other fitness amenities, such as a Lifecycle Exercise Bike, organic soaps, an Alchimia Apothecary Aromatherapy Kit, a Nikken Kenko pillow and comforter, and LED lamp with a clock and timer. Of the resort’s five restaurants, three, serving French, Italian and Mexican gourmet cuisine, have received AAA Four Diamond awards for distinguished cuisine and presentation. An oasis of wellbeing, the resort’s Leading Spa of the World offers 20 treatment suites, more than 30 spa treatments, many inspired by the native traditions of Mexico and a signature water journey. Other features include a fitness center, 24/7 in suite service, water sports, business center, tennis, baby concierge, Kids Club, and teen lounge during holidays. Puerto Vallarta is just a 15 minute drive away.
The resort has won numerous awards from Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, TripAdvisor, U.S. News and World Report and Forbes, which named it one of the Top Ten Coolest All-Inclusive in 2012. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was built and is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, majority owner, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela by his side, vice president of Velas Resorts.
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