- Wellness, a concept that continues
trending strongly with international tourism, arrives in the Riviera Nayarit.
For the past few years, wellness has been at the center of travel motivation; tourists travel in search of activities that revitalize the body, nourish the mind, and strengthen the soul, thus providing a better quality of life.
One of the destinations that has best embodied this philosophy is the Riviera Nayarit, where spectacular seaside resorts offer travelers spas, healthy cuisine, and the latest fitness trends.
The Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit hotel is following this tendency, becoming the epicenter of wellness from May 9th through the 11th during their annual Wellnessing Getaway for which they have prepared an activities program that includes everything from yoga sessions by the sea to personalized vegan menus.
The lineup of invitees for the 2019 edition consists of 12 industry experts that will transform this retreat into a true space for renewal. Among them: Colleen McCann, certified instructor in shamanic energy; Sherri Baptiste, founder of the renowned “Baptiste Power of Yoga;” Claire Grieve, yoga specialist, stretch therapist, author, and wellness coach; Chef Yogui, creator of the energy cuisine that contributes to physical, mental, and emotional wellness through nutritious, healthy foods; and Rebecca Sutton, Mexican entrepreneur and founder of the Cardio & Sculpt Power Yoga System, and one of the most influential core power trainers in Latin America.
Participants also include Ana Paula Domínguez, founder and director of the Mexican Yoga Institute, and certified Kundalini Yoga instructor; Robert Gopar, pioneer in the research, diffusion, and use of sonotherapy as a complementary treatment for different ailments; Adriana Azuara, founder and managing director of ALL4SPAS, which equips and trains spas in hotel chains throughout Mexico and Central America; and Javier Bautista, certified yoga instructor by Yoga Espacio’s Jiñana Dakini, music and holy chanting instructor, therapist, and sonotherapist.
In addition to the healthy activities available at each resort, travelers seeking a compete wellness retreat can also choose to stay in the two-story Wellness Suites and enjoy their numerous healthy services.
For information and reservations, visit: www.wellnessinggetaway.velasresorts.com
- According to the Global Wellness Summit, travelers around the world take approximately 586 million wellness trips every year.
- The wellness tourism niche encompasses 15% of global travel, surpassed only by cultural tourism.
- Wellness travelers spend approximately 130% more than the average traveler.
The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Bahía de Banderas Hotel and Motel Association (AHMBB) are hard at work to promote the destination with the support of the Government of the State of Nayarit via its Tourism Promotional Trust (Fiprotur). The destination’s wellness product offer is a key asset for these promotional efforts.