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Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
Jun 25

New Sensorial Dining Experience, Tapping All Senses Offered at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

Riviera Nayarit, Mexico (June 24, 2019) - Even the most discerning palates will be awakened by the new "Sensorial Dining" experience at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. Featuring five courses that tap into the body's five senses - sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch - the culinary experience is truly a feast for the senses. Each course is also paired with an alcoholic beverage to complement the flavors of the dish.

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The first course, "Metamorphosis," highlights the sense of sight with a visually stunning presentation. A purple cabbage and duck confit ravioli soup changes vibrant color instantly with the introduction of lemon juice served in a pipette. The second course, "The Echo of the Sea," places the local seafood center stage and encourages guests to tune into their sense of hearing. Raw fish will be placed on top of hot stones, and water poured on top to sizzle and steam. The dish is then covered with a glass cloche and the fish cooks inside, alongside aromatics like garlic, ginger and chive.


"Aromas from the Meadows," the third course, leans on the diner's sense of smell. Succulent prime rib is served on a bed of hay, vine wood and rosemary, which is then set on fire and served in a closed cocotte. When the guest lifts the lid of the cocotte, the aromas fill the air. Dessert, which is called "Multi-Flavored Delicacy," highlights the sense most associated with eating: taste. Sweet mango mousse is filled with tart chamoy. Served alongside is tamarind sponge cake topped with Campari and lemon sauce. All are associated with the four basic flavors: sweet, salty, bitter and acidic. To complete the meal, the "Sensation of Symphony" course encourages guests to get hands-on with their food, as they are served three different truffles - one marshmallow, one chocolate with hazelnuts, and one flavored with yuzu - meant to be eaten by hand.


The Sensorial Dining experience costs $450 per person and must be booked in advance.


Rates at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit's start at $336 per person per night in double occupancy and include luxury suite accommodations, gourmet meals at a variety of restaurants, premium beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, nightly entertainment, taxes, gratuity, and more. For reservations or additional information, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://vallarta.grandvelas.com/.


About Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit:

The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit enjoys a privileged natural setting with flowering, landscaped gardens beside a long stretch of pristine beach and a dramatic backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains. The centerpiece of the gardens is a three-tiered, multi-temperature infinity pool, a preferred spot for catching the legendary sunsets. The resort features 267 ocean-view suites, some with private plunge pools, and all with fully stocked mini bar, L'Occitane amenities and Nespresso machines. Wellness Suites include a personal training session and massage in-suite in addition to other fitness amenities, such as a Lifecycle Exercise Bike, organic soaps, Aromatherapy Kit, and more. Of the resort's five restaurants, three, serving French, Italian and Mexican gourmet cuisine, have received AAA Four Diamond awards for distinguished cuisine and presentation. An oasis of wellbeing, Se Spa has been included on Forbes Travel Guide's list of The World's Most Luxurious Spas. This Puerto Vallarta spa offers 20 treatment suites, more than 30 spa treatments, many inspired by the native traditions of Mexico and a signature water journey. Other features include a fitness center, 24/7 in suite service, water sports, business center, tennis, baby concierge, Kids' Club, and state-of-the-art Teens' Club. The all-inclusive resort in the Riviera Nayarit features more than 25,000 square feet of indoor meeting facilities, including the Grand Marissa Ballroom, which consists of more than 6,000 square feet and is easily subdivided into five separate rooms. The resort's facilities also include four other rooms ranging from 681 to more than 1,954 square feet that offer several arrangement variations to maximize meeting productivity and efficiency. Things to do in Puerto Vallarta include water sports, exploring the lush jungle, visits to traditional villages and more. This Puerto Vallarta luxury resort has won numerous awards from Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, TripAdvisor, U.S. News and World Report and Forbes, which named it one of the Top Ten Coolest All-Inclusives. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was built and 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 reservations or more information, call 1-888-407-4869, email reservationsrn@velasresorts.com or visithttps://vallarta.grandvelas.com/.

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