|Villa One at One&Only Palmilla|
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One&Only Palmilla Debuts New Villa
One&Only Palmilla has debuted its new Villa One, complete with 14,000 square feet of both indoor and outdoor space, four bedrooms and an additional Butler Suite.
Villa One is accessible via a private entrance and comprises doors that open 30 feet wide, revealing views of the infinity-edge pool, gardens and the ocean. Accommodations also include floor-to-ceiling glass doors, a display kitchen, breakfast terrace, dining terrace, upper terrace and pool, and a lower terrace with a fire pit.
The rooms in Villa One come in several configurations, including an 870-square-foot master suite, a second bedroom with a king size bed and sun deck, a third with two queen size beds and private patio and a fourth guestroom with bunk beds.
Guests staying at Villa One will also have access to airport escorts and activities including excursions and tee times, all arranged by the staff. In addition, guests who book a stay for four nights or more will also get their choice of either a complimentary art walk or yacht cruise.
Villa One also includes a private chef that will prepare any meals requested, as well as complimentary margaritas and Mexican canapés served daily by a private Butler. In addition, guests who choose to dine at the resort will be given priority reservations.
Other amenities include a fitness trainer and spa therapist, private screening room and personally stocked pantry, as well as culinary and household staff.
Beachfront Accommodations From El Dorado Seaside Suites
Luxury Travel Advisor’s Joe Pike recently had the opportunity to tour the new El Dorado Seaside Suites, which officially opened during the last week of December in 2015.
Set on nearly 80 acres near Mexico’s historic Tulum Mayan ruins, the new-build beachfront property has 192 swim-up and infinity suites, each with its own pool on a private terrace or balcony. Both the Oceanfront Infinity Jacuzzi Suites and Oceanfront Swim-up Jacuzzi Suites offer views of the Caribbean Sea. The resort is the only property in the region with infinity or swim-up pools on all six floors.
The property’s Mayan-themed N’aay Spa is said to be one of the largest in all of Riviera Maya, and offers a full treatment menu, including ancient holistic treatments, hydrotherapy, herbal therapy, facials, ice room, mud cabin and reflexology. Guests who opt for the Beachfront Sky Massage receive their treatment in complete privacy on the beach in a palapa.
As part of the Gourmet Inclusive Experience, 20 on-site dining and bar establishments provide guests with a range of dining options, in addition to 24-hour in-room dining. Oceanfront Gourmet Corner serves sandwiches and salads, while Mia Casa offers contemporary Italian cuisine in an intimate setting. A range of culinary offerings from around the world can be found at Chef Market, while guests dining at Klay Talay can sample Asian wok cuisine paired with a selection of Japanese beers and sake.
El Dorado Seaside Suites’ 10 bars, lounges and swim-up bars offer a variety of beverages. La Cantina Tequila Bar serves a selection of tequila and mezcal, while Gourmet Pub offers up beer, craft cocktails and high-end wine.
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit's Wellness Suites Offer Healthy Accommodations
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit debuted 12 new Wellness Suites late last year, offering guests access to a personal spa concierge who provide counsel on spa treatments and in-suite fitness amenities.
In-suite amenities include a yoga mat, dumbbells, resistance bands, and a Life Fitness Activate Series Recumbent Lifecycle Exercise Bike. Accommodations also include a Nikken Kenko pillow, comforter and LED Lamp with a clock and timer that increases gradually, designed to simulate sunrise and sunset.
After an introduction, guests staying in a Wellness Suite can have a massage on the upper terrace, which offers views of Banderas Bay. In the evening, the suite includes an Alchimia Apothecary Aromatherapy Kit with scents such as cedar and lavender, while a Vitamin C Sprinkler spritzes guests on command with vitamin C essential oils.
Spatium Offers Unique Treatments at Vidanta Riviera Maya
Spatium, a signature spa located on the Yucutan Peninsula at Vidanta Riviera Maya, offers several unique therapy treatments.
The Halotherapy Treatment is performed in one of the property’s new Salt Cabins, which are the first of their kind in Mexico. The cabins are inspired by natural salt caves and allow guests to breathe in elements essential to help the body function. The sessions are designed to help the immune system and improve breathing. In addition, the Outdoor Hydrotherapy Sanctuary offers several Jacuzzis, cold plunge tubs, steam rooms, saunas, foot baths and relaxation areas.
There is also Spatium’s Viva Tequila Relief Massage treatment, which includes an exfoliation, margarita aromatherapy and a tequila oil massage made from local tequila oil. The treatment finishes with a house-made signature margarita.