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Old 06-05-2013   #1 (permalink)
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Grand Velas Trip Report 2013

We just returned from an absolutely amazing stay at Grand Velas resort just north of Playa.

We opened our door to this view.

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More to come later tonight.
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What a tease!!!
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Here is a panoramic view from our suite.

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Inside shots:

Apologies for messy bed.

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HUGE bathroom with walk-in closet with safe.

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Lounge section:

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Beautiful flowers.

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with champagne and chocolate covered strawberries.

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and this.......sigh.

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I'm scoping out the weather before we head to pool/beach. We had some on and off rain days through the week.

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and then headed directly here. Squeeeee! Grand Class section adult pool.


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GV has two sections of beach: Quiet section and one for families, etc.

We had the beach to ourselves most of our stay. Maybe a few couples sprinkled here and there.

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They offered pool and beachside food/drink service. We didn't even make it to buffet due to having this option.

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They also offer room service. Fantastic food. Food delivered within 20 minutes. We enjoyed breakfast every morning on our patio.

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Pool side/beach side food.

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We had a visitor come to visit us on our patio one day.


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Some photos of food served at Grand Velas. We dined at 3 of their restaurants that week. The other evenings we were in Playa.

We enjoyed every single meal. If you're a foodie, go!

Amuse Bouche

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escargot

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steak

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oysters

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rose martini at Piaf restaurant

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Ready for dinner at Lucca

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and Piaf

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Great start!
Love the food photos
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Awesome!
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That view is amazing...my husband would LOVE the beach service there. Great pictures and cute dress for your Lucca dinner!
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Thanks! Sorry food photos are a bit dark. The restaurants were all pretty dark.

We headed into Playa during our stay. I had some dental work that needed to be done. While I was in the chair, Mikey and Snappy had some fun at Zenzi. Big big thanks to Snap for being a wonderful host and driver. Great visit!

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Just before the deluge at Zenzi.

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We did some shopping for friends while in Playa. Getting them in our suitcases was interesting. ha!

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What a beautiful resort!

LOVE your print dress!!! Great pics!
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Great start!

Is there more to come?
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Thank you. I have more photos. Not too many more though. Will try to post later this week.
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We had a visitor come to visit us on our patio one day.


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So cute!!! lol
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I want to see some more !! Missed seeing you guys, we need to get together some time soon.
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