Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort, the family-friendly all-inclusive resort located in Banderas Bay, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico was chosen as one of the Top 100 Best Luxury Hotels in the world by TripAdvisor in its 2006 Travelers’ Choice awards. Now in its 5th year, the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice winners are uniquely “selected” by millions of travelers from around the world who provide their real and unbiased reviews or opinions about hotels on tripadvisor.com and across the Web.

“The 2006 Travelers’ Choice winners are once again singled out for their spectacular service and extraordinary value,” said Michele Perry, director of communications for TripAdvisor. “Most hotel awards programs honor the most luxurious and opulent hotels, but because Travelers’ Choice awards are determined by millions of real travelers from around the world, the winners tend to be outstanding properties that are within reach for the average traveler.”

In Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and a recipient of the AAA Five Diamond Award. Located just 15 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta on Banderas Bay, Grand Velas features 267 ocean-view suites, ultra spacious Spa Suites in the resort's new tower and new three-bedroom and two-bedroom Imperial Suites. The 16,500 square foot spa is the crown jewel of Grand Velas Resort and a member of Leading Spas of the World. Spa Grand Velas features 20 treatment rooms, 80 spa treatments, a high-performance gym and exercise room, spa boutique and a beauty salon. Five restaurants, three of which are gourmet, feature stylish decor and a la carte choices for French, Italian or Mexican cuisine. The resort also offers tiered three-temperature infinity pools with iPod minis, “Grand Kids” children’s program, tennis court, 12,702 sq feet of meeting space and special entertainment for adults and kids.

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