Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is the first AAA Five Diamond all-inclusive resort along Mexico’s Pacific Coast. This family-friendly resort was rated the number one resort by Traveler’s Choice for 2022 and it was named one of the top five in Mexico.
With all these awards, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is raising the bar when it comes to providing a resort experience that is impeccable from start to finish. And when it comes to South Asian destination weddings, you’ll be especially happy you had your wedding here.
Exceptional dining, gorgeous suits, and luxury service are just the start. Read on to see what else makes this resort the perfect place for your destination wedding.
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has 267 luxury suites overlooking the infinity pool and the Banderas Bay waters so the views will be incredible no matter which room you and your guests receive. This is the kind of resort where you’ll want to encourage everyone to stay a few extra days after the wedding just to enjoy everything it offers.
When it comes to meals, you’ll love trying the six restaurants on-site including:
- Sen Lin: A fusion of different Asian cuisines
- Frida: Serving local artisan Mexican cuisine
- Lucca: Offering tantalizing Italian and Mediterranean specialties including seafood and fresh pasta
- Piaf: Providing French cuisine with a modern twist
- Selva Del Mar: A poolside snack bar serving lighter meals at lunch including salad, ceviche, kebabs, hamburgers and tacos
- Azul: An oceanfront restaurant serving seafood, sushi, sandwiches, salads, grilled faire
When you want a beverage and light snack, you can choose between Aqua, a swim-up bar and Koi, a sports bar. The resort also offers in-room dining as well as an in-suite mini bar stocked with unlimited beer, soft drinks, bottled water and snacks, such as peanuts, potato chips, and granola bars.
Things to do at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
When it comes to activities, this resort has plenty of things to do for your guests.
- Enjoy swimming in the infinity pool and sandy beach on Banderas Bay.
- Hit the gym and take fitness classes, like yoga, Zumba and Pilates.
- Water sports: Such as snorkeling and kayaking
- Bike tours
- Fun educational programs including dance classes, Spanish classes, scuba clinics and cooking classes
- Fun outdoor games: Beach volleyball, Bocce ball, tennis, ping pong, water aerobics
- Exciting shows: Live music in the open-air amphitheater, fiestas, DJs, karaoke, and theme nights
- Kids’ Club which has daily beach and pool games, nature discovery and arts and crafts
- Teens’ Club which has a lounge where visitors can make new friends, enjoy video games and play billiards
- SE Spa: Enjoy over 30 holistic treatments at this first-class spa including massages, exfoliations, body wraps, hydrotherapy, facials, hand and foot care and rituals
- World-class golf courses: Just minutes from the resort, you’ll find world-class golf courses including one designed by Jack Nicklaus
South Asian Wedding Packages and Venues at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
South Asian weddings here offer you the freedom to design your weddings to fit your unique vision without having to choose from set wedding packages. That means that each of your wedding events can be held where you choose and can include the options you want without paying for things you don’t need or like.
This is a luxury resort so no matter what you select, you’ll have venue and meal options that will impress your guests from start to finish.
– Cocktail capacity: 360 guests
– Banquet capacity: 180 guests
– Space size: 8,134 square feet
– Cocktail capacity: 80 guests
– Banquet capacity: 120 guests
– Space size: 5,381 square feet
– Cocktail Capacity: 50 guests
– Ceremony capacity: 50 guests
– Space size: 1,826 square feet
– Cocktail capacity: 80 guests
– Banquet capacity: 48
– Space size: 2,798 square feet
Grand Marissa Ballroom
– Cocktail capacity: 240 guests
– Banquet capacity: 144
– Space size: 6,617 square feet
– Cocktail capacity: 10 guests
– Banquet capacity: 10 guests
– Space size: 377 square feet
– Cocktail capacity: 30 guests
– Banquet capacity: 40 guests
– Space size: 1,964 square feet
– Cocktail capacity: 60 guests
– Banquet capacity: 36 guests
– Space size: N/A
When you choose this resort for your wedding, you’ll bring your love story to life all wrapped in luxury. Your guests will be taken care of here as they explore all of the activities in this tropical oasis. From its contemporary Mexican architecture and chic décor to the gourmet culinary experiences and breath-taking ocean views, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has everything you’d want in a beautiful resort for your wedding.
Ready to plan your South Asian wedding in Mexico or the Caribbean? We’ll help you find the right resort for you and bring together all the travel details for you and your guests. And we’ll even connect you with vendors that specialize in South Asian weddings so you can shorten your wedding to-do list.