A tour to San Sebastian del Oeste, founded in 1605 and once one of the gold and silver mining centers of Mexico, is a highlight of the new cultural package at Casa Velas Resort in Puerto Vallarta. The package, offered by this adults only boutique hotel and ocean club, also offers pampering perks including a room upgrade, complimentary spa treatment, special welcome amenity and more.

San Sebastian del Oeste, once a thriving provincial capital, is a taste of Old Mexico with its cobblestone streets and colorful traditional architecture. Nestled within the Sierra Madre Mountains, it’s now home to choice shops and restaurants as well. A complimentary upgrade to a spacious Master Suite comes with a bottle of sparkling wine and chocolate-covered strawberries delivered in-suite upon arrival. In addition, guests enjoy a 50-minute massage per person per stay at world-class SPA Casa Velas with unlimited use of the hydrotherapy facilities which include a sauna, pressure shower, steam room with eucalyptus inhalation, and Jacuzzi. Round-trip transportation to the airport and San Sebastian is also included. Additional on-site activities for guests to enjoy throughout their stay include championship golf, tequila tastings, handbag bar, and yoga among others.

jpeg-3The Cultural Tour package at Casa Velas Resort is available through December 22nd and starts at $275 USD per person per night based on double occupancy. Five night minimum stay required. 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. For more information please call 1-877-418-3011 or visit www.hotelcasavelas.com.

About Casa Velas:
Casa Velas is a luxury all-inclusive Boutique hotel and ocean club for adults only, reminiscent of a Spanish hacienda, and nestled on the greens of Marina Vallarta’s 18-hole golf course. The hotel features a private ocean club and is just minutes from the beach. It has received the AAA Four Diamond Award for hospitality seven times and has been in the top two in TripAdvisor for Puerto Vallarta since 2010. 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. Spa Casa Velas encompasses treatment rooms for singles and couples, a hydrotherapy area, a 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. Casa Velas is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, majority owner, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela by his side, vice president of Velas Resorts.