The Riviera Nayarit has positioned itself as one of the Most Romantic Destinations in Mexico and Latin America thanks to its benevolent climate, exotic natural surroundings and unforgettable sunsets, not to mention the superb level of guest services offered in this amazing destination.

It has also become a favorite spot for celebrities and socialites both domestic and international to celebrate their wedding, enjoy their honeymoon or escape for a romantic rendezvous because of its unmatched discretion and simply stunning hotel infrastructure.

Now Velas Resorts is announcing its yearly “The Story of Us” (“Told By Our Friends”) Pinterest contest, whereby couples of every nationality who are ready to tie the knot can vie for the prize by creating a board between August 15 and September 15, 2014.

The Grand Prize winners will enjoy a $25,000 luxury all-inclusive beach wedding at the AAA Five-Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, as well as exclusive benefits for a maximum of 15 guests who stay at the hotel.

So how can you participate and win this luxury “I do?”

1.      Follow the @WeddingsbyVelas account on Pinterest
2.      Create “The Story of Us” board with the description “Told by our friends” in the Wedding category
3.      Pin the contest image
4.      Invite a minimum of 5 friends to pin or repin their most important moments they’ve shared with the couple to the board

Each pin must have the hashtag #TheStoryofUs. Finally, couples must visit and complete the registration form with their Pinterest username and URL of their “The Story of Us” board.

The Velas Resorts Executive Committee will choose 10 finalists, based on creativity and originality of their stories, and then public will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite among the finalists.

Entries must be submitted between August 15 and September 15, 2014.  Public voting will occur from September 18-30, 2014, and the winners notified on October 2, 2014 via the Velas Weddings blog and Velas Weddings social media channels. Couples must hold the wedding between October 2, 2014 and October 15, 2015.

For more information and details on how to enter, visit

About Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit:
Offering an unparalleled luxury all-inclusive experience, the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is a member of The Leading Hotels of the world and Virtuoso, the travel industry’s leading luxury network; it is also the recipient of the prestigious AAA Five-Diamond Resort. The hotel offers 267 spacious ocean-view suites and a world-class spa, part of the select list of The Leading Spas of the World. Its signature restaurant has recieved the AAA Four-Diamond Award. The Grand Velas has three pools, a tennis court, over 2,000 m2 of meeting space and a Kid’s Club. It is an ideal getaway with an enviable location near the destination’s best golf courses and top attractions.
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