Nature Meets Luxury at The Grand Bliss in Nuevo Vallarta: Grupo Vidanta Announces the Grand Opening of its Newest 5-Star Resort

The Grand Bliss raises the bar for luxury travel with a destination combining the harmony of basic nature and local art

Jan 17, 2011, 05:00 ET from Grupo Vidanta

NUEVO VALLARTA, Mexico, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Vidanta announces the opening of its newest 5-star luxury resort, The Grand Bliss, in Nuevo Vallarta. The latest in a collection of six distinctive resorts from Grupo Vidanta, The Grand Bliss Nuevo Vallarta will feature 168 expansive suites along with all of the luxury amenities expected from a Grupo Vidanta property. Located in the heart of the Nuevo Vallarta Master Plan, The Grand Bliss is a chic, upper-end resort designed to meet the needs of the sophisticated traveler in Mexico.

Signature features include plunge pools on suite terraces, nearby acres of swimming pools including a wave pool and lazy river, a 5-star kids club, a full service luxury spa and fitness center and an 18-hole Nicklaus-designed golf course walking distance from the entrance. Also just steps away, guests at The Grand Bliss will enjoy cuisine at six different restaurants within the resort master plan ranging from Asian fusion to northern Italian, some alfresco and others more formal for fine dining.

Just moments from the airport, The Grand Bliss resort enjoys one of the best locations in all of Nuevo Vallarta. The Grand Bliss is in the heart of Banderas Bay, featuring one full mile of beachfront access. Guests are shuttled in electric resort carts within the resort. The entire expanse of the property contains a number of resorts, over 7 acres of gorgeous pools, a golf course and many long walkways surrounded by beautiful landscaping that rise to a canopy of palm trees.  Man-made lakes totaling over 25 acres throughout The Grand Bliss help simulate the flora and fauna along with the proximity of the Ameca River.

"The Grand Bliss is a culmination of a unique concept that seeks to combine luxury travel within a harmonious, natural, indigenous setting," says Michel Beuffe, Chief Operating Officer of Grupo Vidanta.

Arturo Hernandez, Grupo Vidanta Chief Architect explains, "The genesis of the project was a desire to return to basics, which all of us are longing for in some form or another. The moment you enter the lobby, you are transported into a different world, a simpler world."

"Through the use of stone textures, wooden beams, detailed furniture design and modern palettes of natural color, guests are immersed into a world that is instantly soothing yet familiar. The true challenge was in integrating these natural concepts in a modern setting."

"Our goal from the outset was to create a destination that was different from other choices travelers have," says Eric DuBaele, General Manager of The Grand Bliss. "We think the end result is wildly successful in that regard. With some suites sleeping up to eight people, we also designed The Grand Bliss for families and couples who enjoy traveling with family and friends that appreciate more spacious rooms."

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About Grupo Vidanta

Grupo Vidanta was founded in 1974 and has evolved for more than 35 years into one of Mexico's leading developers of hotels and resorts, golf courses, vacation ownership, and tourism infrastructure, including Mexico's first privately built and owned international airport at Puerto Penasco. For American travelers, Grupo Vidanta offers a choice of full-service luxury beach resorts in Mexico's finest beaches, under the Grand Luxxe, The Grand Bliss, Ocean Breeze, Sea Garden, Mayan Palace and The Grand Mayan brands. In the near future, new hospitality brands will include The Bliss and Mansions of the World. Grupo Vidanta's Mayan Island has built and sold over 2,000 second homes. For further information see  

About The Grand Bliss

The Grand Bliss believes that true luxury is in the details. Located minutes from the airport in beautiful Nuevo Vallarta, The Grand Bliss is the ultimate vacation destination for the discriminating traveler looking for true five-star luxury in a unique setting. With soaring architecture that integrates the local nature habitat with modern buildings, The Grand Bliss offers a wealth of amenities nearby for those searching for the paramount getaway, including an 18-hole Nicklaus-designed golf course, plunge pools on suite terraces, a wave pool and lazy river, a 5-star kids club, a luxury spa and fitness center and six different restaurants ranging from Asian fusion to northern Italian. To learn more about The Grand Bliss, contact us at  

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