Want to get in shape for “the season”, one on one with the country’s top pros? The “Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit will host its annual Wellness Getaway from September 5th to 9th. Better yet, I’m offering readers a friends and family discount of 25% off of published rates! You fly into Puerto Vallarta International Airport, just 25 minutes from the resort. On tap are complimentary sessions led by industry leaders, a Medicine Reading Ceremony from “fashion’s favorite healer”, Spa Atelier self-discovery workshops, juice therapy, different kinds of Yoga, cooking classes, and other mindful wellness activities.Live in luxury, enjoy foodie worthy cuisine at four gourmet restaurants, top service, beachfront location, and impressive spa.  Can’t make these dates, watch for a wellness getaway in Cabo San Lucas later this year.

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Instructor highlights include Joanne Encarnacion, a San Francisco-based health and wellness coach and blogger at GOFITJO, who will lead HIIT (high intensive interval training) workouts; and Nikki Sharp, a Los Angeles-based health coach, yoga instructor, vegan chef and best-selling author of Meal Prep Your Way to Weight Loss and The 5-Day Real Food Detox, that will lead a vinyasa yoga class and cooking demo on vegan sushi.

Deborah Hanekamp, known as “fashion’s favorite healer,” will stage a Medicine Reading Ceremony, a full-sensory experience, combining sound and crystal healing, energy balancing, intuitive reading and spiritual guidance.

Deborah Hanekamp, known as “fashion’s favorite healer,” will lead a Medicine Reading Ceremony


A vegan menu with wine pairing; cacao ceremony; Kundalini yoga sessions  by Ana Paula Domínguez, founder and director of the Mexican Institute of Yoga; meditations; and tea tasting with Olivia Medina, the first Mexican Tea Master, are also offered. In addition to the wellness activities available, guests can opt to stay in one of the resort’s wellness suites.

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Wellness Suite with special facilities and services


The resort’s 1750 sq. ft. Wellness Suites are two floors, inclusive of a rooftop terrace with massage bed, chaise lounges and spacious Jacuzzi.  In-suite fitness amenities include an exercise kit comprised of a yoga mat, dumbbells, resistance bands, and even a Life Fitness Activate Series Recumbent Lifecycle® Exercise Bike. After the intro, guests are whisked away for a private insuite massage.

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When it comes time to lay down for the night, an Alchimia Apothecary Aromatherapy Kit with scents ranging from cedar and lavender to tangerine and myrrh affords the essential oils needed to experience total relaxation at night. An insuite sleep kit inclusive of Sacred Sounds for Sleep CD, Vibrant Nature Silk Eye Pillow, Deep Rest Aromatherapy Roll-On lotion, Restful Sleep bath salts and relaxing handcrafted soap helps relax guests and prepares them for a deep sleep.

Nightly rates start at $336 per person per night based on double occupancy. Wellness Suite Rates start at $425 per person per night based on double occupancy. Single rates are available too. Wellness Suites are for adults only.Rates include accommodations, meals at all restaurants, premium beverages, room service, minibar items, tax and gratuities.  For reservations, write me, karen@miamicurated.com. For more  information on the resort, click here.

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  1. Do yourself a favor and GO! These wellness retreats are definitely worth it having participated in one last year as a cooking teacher! It was the most relaxing staycation ever. Everything top notch.

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