Guests Get Passion(ate) with Exotic Tastes at August Passion Fruit Festival
Guests can indulge their passion in the famed fruit with the first festival in its honor, celebrating the seasonal debut in August, at Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta. Guests can enjoy a four-course tasting menu, or a subtler bite with individual a la carte options like sea scallops with passion fruit flakes, passion fruit and mango shrimp ceviche and passion fruit scented red snapper showcasing its flavors. Menu items are available in both restaurants and via 24-hr insuite room service. Also, throughout the resort, specialty cocktails will be served, such as a passion fruit mojito and passion fruit martini. Passion fruit paletas (popsicles) and passion fruit ice cream will be served poolside. Additional highlights of the month include passion fruit garnishes and a special passion fruit crepe with cream cheese and nuts served at the resort’s crêperie. At the spa, guests will receive chocolate truffles filled with a passion fruit crème and a refreshing passion fruit ice tea. Besides being delicious, the fruit has health giving properties, including aiding in digestion, boosting immune function and improving skin health. The celebration of the passion fruit will take place all August at Velas Vallarta.
Nightly rates at Velas Vallarta start at $180 per person per night, based on double occupancy. All-inclusive rates include suite accommodations, a la carte gourmet meals at a variety of specialty restaurants, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, fitness center, taxes, gratuity and more. For reservations or more information, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://www.velasvallarta.com.
About Velas Vallarta:
Velas Vallarta is an all-inclusive family resort located on 10 oceanfront acres with lush gardens in Puerto Vallarta, walking distance of Marina Vallarta Golf Course, five minutes from Puerto Vallarta airport and just minutes from downtown Puerto Vallarta. Situated on the emerald waters of Banderas Bay, Velas Vallarta features 345 suites in three eight-story buildings, a high-tech Convention Center that can accommodate up to 700 people, three swimming pools, a rejuvenating spa along with spa cabins seaside, fitness center, multiple restaurants, and an inviting lounge with live music. Nightly theme dinners and local specialties are sure to please even the most discerning palate, and room service is available around the clock. When it comes to daytime and evening entertainment, guests can choose from an exciting and original array of activities and events, from Straw Mosaics, making piñatas and jewelry, yoga on the jetty to Mexican fiestas and casino nights. The Kids' Club also welcomes children under 13 with supervised activities like treasure hunt, face painting, sand castles to crafting with beads, allowing parents to indulge in a choice of exciting or relaxing pursuits like a game of golf, a variety of excursions or pampering at the spa. In addition, the resort was one of the first in the destination with a Green Globe certification, dating back to 2008. Puerto Vallarta features championship golf courses, world-class spas and magnificent beaches, not to mention various sports and activities up in the Sierra Madre Mountains. The possibilities for rest and relaxation, or fun and excitement, are endless. Velas Vallarta 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.
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