Casa Velas Raises the Bar on Iced Tea with 9 Kinds; Healthy Poolside Nibbles and Coco Cart Complement Tea Infusions
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (June 26, 2018) -- Iced tea will never be the same again to guests sampling the new iced tea bar at Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta. Think 9 kinds, infused with herbs, different fruits, vegetables, and even liquors like tequila and mezcal. Available at the boutique hotel's Ocean Club, choices like grapefruit, lemon and peppermint and strawberry, cucumber and apple complement waters infused with cinnamon, orange, ginger, and passion fruit; rosemary and hibiscus; basil; and more. Then, amid lush foliage at the main resort, there are creative, healthy, delicious poolside snacks that are a perfect complement to the teas. These include protein truffles; brochettes of nopal with mushroom, tomato, onions and fine herbs; Jicama tacos with vegetables; fresh fruit popsicles; dried fruit and nuts; and bean brownies. Additionally, guests can enjoy special coconut-themed food and drinks via a new Coco Cart. Served in a fresh halved coconut gathered from one of the palms dotting the resort, special menu items such as shrimp and coconut ceviche compliment a coconut cocktail list. The highlight is a Coco Loco with coconut cream, lime juice, vodka, tequila, Malibu rum and coconut water.
All-inclusive resort rates start at $250 per person per night based on double occupancy. At Casa Velas, luxury accommodations, gourmet meals, premium liquor and wine, 24-hour suite service, use of the fitness center facilities, WIFI, taxes, and gratuities are included in the nightly rate. For more information please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://www.hotelcasavelas.com
Casa Velas is a luxury all-inclusive boutique hotel and ocean club for adults only, reminiscent of a Spanish hacienda. The hotel features a private ocean club and is just minutes from the beach. Located just five minutes from Puerto Vallarta Airport and only 15 from the popular downtown area, art galleries and "El Malecon" (the boardwalk), the hotel features 80 spacious suites, some with private pools and Jacuzzis. Nestled on the greens of Marina Vallarta's 18-hole golf course, the hotel offers guests complimentary golf at three nearby signature-designed 18-hole courses. Lotus Spa at Casa Velas encompasses treatment rooms for singles and couples, a hydrotherapy area, garden-view fitness center equipped with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, and a beauty salon. A novel service is a handbag bar where guests can enjoy use of a "loaner" designer handbag at no extra charge. Emiliano, the AAA Four Diamond rated a la carte fine dining restaurant, is in the hands of one of the area's leading chefs serving Mexican and international cuisine. Guests can also enjoy dining privileges at the sister resort, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, with three gourmet specialty options. Forbes Travel Guide has awarded Casa Velas Four Stars, the only boutique hotel on the Mexican Pacific coast to receive. A member of SLH (Small Luxury Hotels of the World), it has been in the top two in TripAdvisor for Puerto Vallarta since 2010. Casa Velas is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela, vice president of Velas Resorts, by his side. For more information please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://www.hotelcasavelas.com