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Grand Velas Riviera Maya Hotel named "Best of the Best" Spa by Virtuoso

The luxury Riviera Maya hotel, Grand Velas, has been named as the Best Spa by the luxury travel network, Virtuoso and its magazine, Virtuoso Life, in the "Best of Best" Awards 2010, for its lush jungle surroundings and organic style.

Grand Velas Riviera Maya Hotel named "Best of the Best" Spa by Virtuoso

Luxury travel network, Virtuoso, and its magazine Virtuoso Life has awarded a Riviera Maya hotel for the Best Spa at this year's "Best of Best" awards.

The Grand Velas Riviera Maya beat off competition from other nominees for the award which included The Anantara Spa at Kempinski Ishtar Dead Sea in Jordan; Le Spa Metropole at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in Vietnam; The Spa at La Reserve Ramatuelle in France; and the To B. Wellbeing & Spa at Grand Hotel Quellenhoff & Spa Suites, Bad Ragaz in Switzerland.

The Riviera Maya hotel was selected for the prestigious award because of its luxury treatments and products upon 89,000 square feet within lush jungle surroundings. The lower level of the spa reflects the Mexican regions underground water pools and cenotes and features a hand-hewn rock wall with a winding chlorine-free pool with water-bubble beds, a gurgling volcanic geyser, and cascading waterfalls.

The spa features 40 treatment rooms with separate hydrotherapy facilities amid aromatic essences. Guests enjoying luxury spa holidays in Riviera Maya can even enjoy rejuvenating treatments and services in the comfort of their spa suites where they can relax in double Jacuzzis, private treatment areas and hydro-massage tubs.

The luxury all inclusive Caribbean resort is situated five minutes from Playa del Carmen and features 491 luxury suites each boasting 1,000 square feet of space. Guests enjoying Riviera Maya holidays can choose from adult-only oceanfront Ambassador Grand Class Suites, family-friendly Ambassador Suites, and Master Suites surrounded by flora and fauna of the jungle.

The Riviera Maya hotel was designed by the Mexican architecture firm, Elias and Elias, and boasts local Yucatan, European and Asian gourmet cuisine with the choice of seven restaurants and talented world-class chefs.

Each guest can indulge with dedicated butler service and couples can enjoy weddings abroad in the hotel's 91,457 square-foot conventions and banqueting centre.

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