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  • Condé Nast Traveler

    Condé Nast Traveler

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named one of the Top Resorts in Easter Mexico during the Reader’s Choice Awards 2017 by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine.
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    Best Luxury Destination Spa

    SE Spa was named “Best Luxury Destination Spa” on the continent and “Best Luxury Resort Spa” in the country in the World Luxury Spa Awards, an important industry event that recognizes luxury Spas around the world.
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    Best Experiences: Well-Being & Discovery

    In recognition of its exclusive, original and unique activities, Grand Velas Riviera Maya was selected for the “Best Experiences: Well-Being & Discovery” edition of the prestigious Best Hotels magazine focused on culture, destinations and hotels; with over 400 thousand readers around the world.
  • Family Vacation Critic Favorite 2017

    Family Vacation Critic Favorite 2017

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya was awarded as one of the favorite hotels in the Family Vacation Critic 2017 Awards. This important vacation travel community site has valuable feedback and advice on hotels, destinations, and attractions.
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    Best All-Inclusive

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named "Best All-Inclusive" resort in the 2017 Travel + Leisure Mexico Hotel Awards.
  • Distintivo S

    Distintivo S

    A certification established by the Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government in collaboration with EarthCheck. It is awarded to organizations on an international level for excellent practices in the preservation of the environment and development of sustainable projects in tourism.
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    EarthCheck Gold

    A leader organization that provides certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection. The Gold Level was granted to Grand Velas Riviera Maya.
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    Fine Hotels & Resorts

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya was added to the exclusive Fine Hotels & Resorts directory by American Express.
  • The 10 Best Riviera Maya Resorts

    The 10 Best Riviera Maya Resorts

    Caribbean Journal, world tourism leader in Caribbean content, news and travel, named Grand Velas Riviera Maya among "The 10 Best Riviera Maya Resorts".
  • Travvy Awards 2017

    Travvy Awards 2017

    Mass-reach US travel platform TravAlliancemedia named Grand Velas Riviera Maya a winner in the 2017 Travvy Awards for "Best Honeymoon Hotel/Resort, Mexico" and "Best Family Hotel/Resort, Mexico".
  • Upscale Magazine - Hotel Hotlist

    Upscale Magazine - Hotel Hotlist

    Upscale Magazine featured Grand Velas Riviera Maya on its “Hotel Hotlist”.
  • 10 Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World

    10 Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World

    Based on thousands of traveler opinions, TripAdvisor has recognized Grand Velas Riviera Maya among the “10 Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World”.
  • TripAdvisor

    TripAdvisor

    The world’s largest travel review portal, mentioned Grand Velas Riviera Maya as one of the 5 Best Hotels for Families in Mexico.
  • Distintivo S

    Distintivo S

    A certification established by the Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government in collaboration with EarthCheck. It is awarded to organizations on an international level for excellent practices in the preservation of the environment and development of sustainable projects in tourism.
  • EarthCheck Gold

    EarthCheck Gold

    A leader organization that provides certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection. The Gold Level was granted to Grand Velas Riviera Maya.
  • Travelers' Choice Awards 2016

    Travelers' Choice Awards 2016

    Based on the opinion of thousands of travellers, Grand Velas was included in the 25 most popular hotels list of the Travellers' Choice Awards 2016 by TripAdvisor, in the “All-Inclusive-Mexico” category, placing it in the 14th position.
  • Top 10 Luxury Hotels of Playa del Carmen

    Top 10 Luxury Hotels of Playa del Carmen

    The Two Travellers, a famous site of luxury travel and city guides selected Grand Velas Riviera Maya as one of the 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
  • Noble Beach Prize 2015-2016

    Noble Beach Prize 2015-2016

    Cheap Caribbean is one of most popular online travel agencies in the United States. This year has chosen Grand Velas as the winner of the "Best Massage Nirvana" and "Most SPAwesome Experience" categories in the Noble Beach Prizes 2015-2016.
  • Best All-Inclusive Resorts 2016

    Best All-Inclusive Resorts 2016

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya was included in the list of the Best All-Inclusive Resorts 2016 in the World's Best Awards by Five Star Alliance, one of the most important sites for luxury hotel reservations worldwide.
  • Best Spas of Mexico

    Best Spas of Mexico

    Spa & Wellness Mexico, the publication specializing in spa and wellness, announced the results of its survey of the Best Spas of Mexico 2016. Spa de Autor of Grand Velas Riviera Maya is one of the best Spas of Mexico.
  • +VIP Access Best of 2015

    +VIP Access Best of 2015

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya was included in the Expedia list "+ VIP Access Best of 2014", a compendium of the Top 300 Hotels in the world according to the satisfaction of Elite customers that are part of this program.
  • Travelers’ Choice 2015 Winner

    Travelers’ Choice 2015 Winner

    Based on the opinion of thousands of travelers, Grand Velas was included in the 25 most popular hotels lists of the Travelers' Choice Awards 2015 in the categories of: Family, Top Hotels and Luxury.
  • Best Luxury Hotel in Mexico

    Best Luxury Hotel in Mexico

    Price Travel, one of Mexico’s major on-line travel agencies, has awarded Grand Velas Riviera Maya with the recognition of Price Travel Trophy, within the category of Best Luxury Hotel due to its high quality standards, service, and sales.
  • Family Vacation Critic Favorite 2015

    Family Vacation Critic Favorite 2015

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya was awarded as one of the favorite hotels in the Family Vacation Critic 2015 awards! This important vacation travel community site has valuable feedback and advice on hotels, destinations, and attractions.
  • Hall of Fame 2015

    Hall of Fame 2015

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya is recipient of the award Hall of Fame by TripAdvisor, exclusively given to the properties that have received the Certificate of Excellence for 5 consecutive years.
  • Ultimate All-Inclusive Resorts

    Ultimate All-Inclusive Resorts

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya has been awarded the first place in the compendium "Ultimate All-Inclusive Resorts" from the Yahoo! Travel site due to the wide variety of luxury amenities, services and activities offered.
  • GreenLeaders

    GreenLeaders

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named GreenLeader in the Platinum level; this is a TripAdvisor program that rewards the hotels with eco-practices and that are highly committed with the environment.
  • World’s Best Awards 2015

    World’s Best Awards 2015

    This travel magazine compiles the World's Best Awards, a list of the best hotels including Grand Velas in the “World’s Best: Family Travel” and” World's Best Hotels” categories of all Mexico.
  • Spa Awards

    Spa Awards

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named one of the Best Spas in Mexico. This compendium was published in the Spa Professional Mexico magazine, one of the most important in the country dedicated to the tourism, health and fitness industries.
  • Shape Magazine’s Healthy Choice Awards

    Shape Magazine’s Healthy Choice Awards

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya has won the Coolest Bonus category of the Shape Magazine’s Healthy Choice Awards for the Hydrothermal Journey of its Signature Spa. These accolades were given by Shape, the 2nd largest young women’s magazine in the United States.
  • Best Beach Hotel in Mexico

    Best Beach Hotel in Mexico

    Over 15,000 readers of this tourism and cuisine magazine selected Grand Velas Riviera Maya for second consecutive year, as the Best Beach Hotel in Mexico during the 2015 Food & Travel Reader Awards.
  • Expedia Insider’s Select

    Expedia Insider’s Select

    A list compiled annually to recognize the leading hotels in Expedia's global market, which stand out for their service and unique experience provided to guests. Over 130,000 hotels are evaluated but only 650 are selected.
  • Gold List of World’s Best Place to Stay – The Americas

    Gold List of World’s Best Place to Stay – The Americas

    This specialized Condé Nast Traveler lists recommends the world's best hotels. The magazine was founded in 1987. Published in the United States, it is one of the leading international guidebooks.
  • The Best for 2014 – No. 1 Editor’s Picks Best All Inclusive

    The Best for 2014 – No. 1 Editor’s Picks Best All Inclusive

    Island Magazine published its list of the best All-inclusive Resorts for 2014, selected by one of its editors. Grand Velas Riviera Maya achieved the No. 1 spot on this important compendium.
  • Gourmet Awards

    Gourmet Awards

    Travel + Leisure Magazine recognized the best hotels in Mexico in the 3rd edition of its Gourmet Awards. Cocina de Autor at Grand Velas Riviera Maya took first place in the category of "Best Hotel Restaurant".
  • World Spa & Wellness Awards

    World Spa & Wellness Awards

    The Grand Velas Riviera Maya Spa was one of three nominees for the World Spa & Wellness Awards 2014, by digital magazine Professional Spa & Wellness; one of the most significant publications in the industry.
  • Best Mexico Beach Resorts

    Best Mexico Beach Resorts

    The prestigious travel magazine selected Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit as one of the Best Mexico Beach Resorts, placing it in the 10th position of the 30 properties listed.
  • Best Luxury Resort Spa

    Best Luxury Resort Spa

    The Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Maya won “Best Luxury Resort Spa - Americas” in the 2014 World Luxury Spa Awards 2014; one of the most important industry recognitions worldwide.
  • Certificate of Excellence

    Certificate of Excellence

    The most highly utilized travel portal in 30 countries, with over 60 million reviews, has recognized Grand Velas Riviera Maya for its excellence.
  • Hotel Awards Mexico

    Hotel Awards Mexico

    This renowned travel magazine selected Grand Velas Riviera Maya as the ultimate winner in the categories of “All Inclusive” and “Family” during the Hotel Awards Mexico 2014.
  • T+L 500 World’s Best Awards

    T+L 500 World’s Best Awards

    This travel magazine compiles the World's Best Awards, a list of the best hotels selected by readers and experts in tourism, including Grand Velas among the Top 20 in all of Mexico.
  • Special Mention in Smart Meetings Magazine

    Special Mention in Smart Meetings Magazine

    Writer Holly Woolard mentions Grand Velas resorts in her article “Everything Under the Sun” in Smart Meetings Magazine, as resorts that are “taking all-inclusive F&B to a new level.”
  • The World's Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Food

    The World's Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Food

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named one of “The World’s Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Food” in The Daily Meal, one of the most significant international food and beverages websites; with 2,075,000 monthly visitors.
  • Readers' Choice Award

    Readers' Choice Award

    Grand Velas appears in this prestigious list, which names the best hotels, resorts, cities and cruises the world with more than 1 million votes by the readers of the magazine.
  • Reader Awards – Best Beach Hotel in Mexico

    Reader Awards – Best Beach Hotel in Mexico

    Over 15,000 readers of this tourism and cuisine magazine selected Grand Velas Riviera Maya as the Best Beach Hotel in Mexico during the first Reader Awards in the country.
  • No. 24 – Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World

    No. 24 – Best All-Inclusive Hotels in the World

    TripAdvisor®, the most utilized travel portal in 30 countries with over 60 million reviews, has named Grand Velas Riviera Maya in 24th place on its prestigious list of Best All Inclusive Hotels in the World.
  • Caribbean’s Surprising All-Inclusive

    Caribbean’s Surprising All-Inclusive

    A compilation of the most amazing All-Inclusive hotels in the Caribbean prepared by Islands Magazine, which recommends the best places to travel, live and vacation on islands around the world.
  • Since 2013 | 5 Diamonds by the AAA

    Since 2013 | 5 Diamonds by the AAA

    The American Automobile Association (AAA) presented creative cuisine restaurant Cocina de Autor with its first Five Diamond Award.
  • 2013 | Piaf - 4 Diamonds by the AAA

    2013 | Piaf - 4 Diamonds by the AAA

    The American Automobile Association (AAA) presented gourmet French restaurant Piaf with its first Four Diamond Award.
  • T+L 500

    T+L 500

    The specialist magazine travel recommendations, made the top T + L 500, a compendium of the best hotels selected by readers and experts in tourism, including hotel as Best Hotel 2013, ranking no. 38 in the world.
  • Gold List: World’s Best Places to Stay

    Gold List: World’s Best Places to Stay

    Specialized list of Condé Nast Traveler magazine shows and recommends the best destinations, hotels, spas, restaurants, among other places.
  • Best Restaurant Guide for Mexico

    Best Restaurant Guide for Mexico

    This elite travel magazine compiles a list of the best restaurants in Mexico, selected by their own team and the Expansion Group’s Gourmet Pool. The list highlights restaurant Cocina de Autor at Grand Velas as one of the best in the country.
  • Top 25 Spas – México y América Central

    Top 25 Spas – México y América Central

    A list by Condé Nast Traveller magazine, recommending the best vacation destinations; the Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Maya occupies 9th place among the top 25 Spas in Mexico and Central America.
  • Ultimate Caribbean: Surprising All-Inclusives

    Ultimate Caribbean: Surprising All-Inclusives

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named on the list of most surprising All-Inclusive in the Caribbean, compiled by Islands Magazines. The publication recommends the best places to travel, vacation and live in the Caribbean, Hawaii, Tahiti and islands in locations ranging from Italy to Indonesia.
  • Best Hotels in Mexico

    Best Hotels in Mexico

    This United States news magazine published in Washington features national and international news reports. Grand Velas was included on its list of the Best Hotels in Mexico, listed as number 2 of 309 rated hotels in Playa del Carmen and number 123 in the Yucatan and Cancun.
  • Distintivo S

    Distintivo S

    A certification established by the Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government in collaboration with EarthCheck. It is awarded to organizations on an international level for excellent practices in the preservation of the environment and development of sustainable projects in tourism.
  • Excellence Award – Top Producer and Travelocity Super User

    Excellence Award – Top Producer and Travelocity Super User

    These awards were presented to Grand Velas Riviera Maya in recognition of its production achievements as a lodging establishment and its OTA (Online Travel Agency) managers. Travelocity is one of the largest and most important international online travel agencies, offering exclusive rates and services for all types of travel.
  • World’s Best Awards

    World’s Best Awards

    This specialized travel magazine compiles the World's Best Awards, a list of the best hotels selected by readers and experts in tourism, including Grand Velas in position no. 11 in Mexico.
  • Best Destinations for Teens

    Best Destinations for Teens

    This American newspaper with the country’s largest nationwide distribution publishes a list of 10 Best Destinations for Teens in its travel section. The Riviera Maya comes in at 7th place and Grand Velas was mentioned as a special recommendation.
  • Gold List: The Best of the Best in Travel

    Gold List: The Best of the Best in Travel

    Grand Velas Riviera Maya was included on the Gold List, which includes the 500 best luxury hotels, resorts, spas and cruises worldwide, selected by the magazines 3.5 million international readers.
  • Reader’s Choice Award

    Reader’s Choice Award

    This specialized list by Condé Nast Traveler magazine recommends the best resorts in the world. Grand Velas Riviera Maya is listed in 10th place among the Top 30 Best Resorts in Cancun and the Yucatan Peninsula.
  • World’s Best Hotels for Families

    World’s Best Hotels for Families

    Travel + Leisure Magazine selected Grand Velas Riviera Maya as one of the Best Hotels for Families, in 3rd place for the entire country of Mexico.
  • Best Caribbean Resorts for Families

    Best Caribbean Resorts for Families

    USA Today, the newspaper with the largest nationwide distribution, chose Grand Velas Riviera Maya as one of the Best Caribbean Resorts for Families.
  • Since 2012 | Frida - 4 Diamonds by the AAA

    Since 2012 | Frida - 4 Diamonds by the AAA

    The American Automobile Association (AAA) presented gourmet Mexican restaurant Frida with its first Four Diamond Award.
  • Gold List - World’s Best Places to Stay – The Americas

    Gold List - World’s Best Places to Stay – The Americas

    The list of the Best Hotels in the world is published by Condé Nast and includes the best properties, in accordance with the refined taste of their readers.
  • 10 Coolest Resorts in the World

    10 Coolest Resorts in the World

    The prominent informative financial site included Grand Velas resorts on its exclusive list of the "10 Coolest All-Inclusive Resorts in the World" for offering a unique and incomparable experience.
  • Traveler Choice Awards - Top 25 Hotels for Families in Mexico

    Traveler Choice Awards - Top 25 Hotels for Families in Mexico

    TripAdvisor® is a recognized travel portal with over 50 million unique visits per month. Its users selected Grand Velas in the category of "Best Luxury Hotel".
  • SpAwards - Top 50 Best Spas in Mexico

    SpAwards - Top 50 Best Spas in Mexico

    Founded by Book4Time, this recognition is awarded to Spas featuring creative websites and loyalty programs marked by a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Best of the West

    Best of the West

    Excellent rates, suites and amenities are a few of the aspects Grand Velas Riviera Maya is recognized for by prestigious Groups and Conventions magazine Meetings Focus | West, by which the resort has been named Best of the West 2012 after being selected by their readers.
  • Travel + Leisure Best Hotel 2012

    Travel + Leisure Best Hotel 2012

    The exclusive travel magazine edits its prestigious list of Worlds Best Awards year afteryear, including Grand Velas Riviera Maya as Best Hotel 2012, ranked #2 in Mexico and #38 in the world.
  • Silver Magellan Award en la categoría de Spa Design

    Silver Magellan Award en la categoría de Spa Design

    Winners of Magellan recognition represent the highest level in the travel industry and honor professionals working to achieve it
  • Gold Magellan Award en la categoría Standard Room

    Gold Magellan Award en la categoría Standard Room

    The prestigious magazine honors professionals in the hotel industry, recognizing quality of service and facilities.
  • Hotel Spa No. 2 in Mexico

    Hotel Spa No. 2 in Mexico

    The exclusive travel magazine edits its prestigious list of Worlds Best Spas year after year, including Grand Velas Riviera Maya as Best Spa Hotel 2012 ranked #2 in Mexico.
  • #1 Best All Inclusive

    #1 Best All Inclusive

    Established in 1985, Caribbean Travel + Life covers the vacation opportunities of the Caribbean Sea and its islands. It is the leading consumer travel publication solely about the Caribbean in the US. Its online outlet receives over 643,400 average monthly page views!
  • Reader´s Choice Award - Top 30 Resorts in Cancun and Yucatan Peninsula

    Reader´s Choice Award - Top 30 Resorts in Cancun and Yucatan Peninsula

    Award given to the favorite places in the world according the readers of this magazine. Grand Velas was among the "Best 30 Resorts in Cancun and the Yucatan Peninsula".
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    All Inclusive Resorts with the Best Food

    Published by Gannet Corporation, USA Today is one of the most prevalent newspapers in the United States, with approximately two million copies produced per week. Its Travel Section reports on the latest happenings in the tourism industry.
  • Travellers' Choice Family Hotel 2012

    Travellers' Choice Family Hotel 2012

    Ideal facilities for the entire family and exceptional service have earned Grand Velas Riviera Maya the TripAdvisor recognition of Travellers’ Choice Family Hotel 2012.
  • Travellers’ Choice Hotel 2012

    Travellers’ Choice Hotel 2012

    Expert travellers voted on TripAdvisor in order to select the best hotel, naming Grand Velas Riviera Maya a Travellers’ Choice Hotel in 2012.
  • Certificate of Excellence

    Certificate of Excellence

    For its commitment to quality and excellence in service, TripAdvisor awarded Grand Velas Riviera Maya the Certificate of Excellence.
  • Top 30 Hotels for Meetings Mexico

    Top 30 Hotels for Meetings Mexico

    MDC recommends hotels around the world with first-class facilities, excellence in service and exceptional experience in holding events and conventions.
  • Top Caribbean Spa Destinations

    Top Caribbean Spa Destinations

    Grand Velas is one of the top 6 Spa destinations in the Caribbean. Established in 1985, Caribbean Travel + Life is the premier and preferred by consumers to find the best vacation options in the Caribbean Sea and its islands. Your page receives about 643.400 visits monthly.
  • Hot List: All Inclusive for Spring

    Hot List: All Inclusive for Spring

    Top 5 recommended hotels to vacation in the spring. Established in 1985, Caribbean Travel + Life is the premier and preferred by consumers to find the best vacation options in the Caribbean Sea and its islands. Your page receives about 643.400 visits monthly.
  • Riviera Maya Mexico Travel Guide: Resorts, Activities and More

    Riviera Maya Mexico Travel Guide: Resorts, Activities and More

    A Travel Guide of Caribbean Travel + Life magazine, made by readers and experts in hospitality. Grand Velas was in the top 5 of the best hotels, and Frida, its Mexican gourmet restaurant, among the 6 restaurants most recommended in Riviera Maya.
  • Editor’s Pick Best All-Inclusive Luxury Resorts

    Editor’s Pick Best All-Inclusive Luxury Resorts

    List of different categories by readers of Caribbean Travel + Life and experts in the world of hospitality, including Grand Velas as one of four preferred destinations, with special mentions of guests about welcome amenities and personalized service.
  • Since 2011 | RCI Excellence in Service

    Since 2011 | RCI Excellence in Service

    RCI, the largest exchange network in the world, recognizes the excellence in service that its members enjoy year after year.
  • Top 30 Hotels for Meetings Mexico

    Top 30 Hotels for Meetings Mexico

    The Meeting Planner Magazine recommends hotels around the world with first-class facilities, excellence in service and exceptional experience in holding events and conventions.
  • TravelAge West Wave Award Best All Inclusive México

    TravelAge West Wave Award Best All Inclusive México

    A North American publication that represents the trustworthy opinions of over 4,100 travels professionals. It celebrates excellence with its Wave Awards.
  • Island Destinations Ultimate Service Award

    Island Destinations Ultimate Service Award

    This luxury vacation authority seeks the best resorts to recommend in its "Collection for Travelers". Grand Velas Riviera Maya won the award for "Ultimate Service".
  • Since 2010 | 5 Diamonds by the AAA

    Since 2010 | 5 Diamonds by the AAA

    Of the 60,000 sites visited by the American Automobile Association, only 150 have the honor of being included on the list of Five Diamond properties.
  • Since 2010 | EarthCheck

    Since 2010 | EarthCheck

    It is an organization that provided certifications related to green tourism. It validates the correct implementation of procedures that ensure the environment protection.
  • Best of the Best

    Best of the Best

    Virtuoso, the biggest network of agencies from the entire world, added the Spa of Grand Velas Riviera Maya in its list “Best of the Best”.
  • Ultimate All-Inclusive

    Ultimate All-Inclusive

    An authority organization in luxury travels that includes the best hotels in its "Traveler Collection" list. Grand Velas Riviera Maya was named "Ultimate All-Inclusive".
  • Most Excellent Spa Hotel

    Most Excellent Spa Hotel

    The luxury international guide named the resort "Most Excellent Spa Hotel" in Mexico and Central America for its world-class facilities.
  • Since 2010 | Clean Beaches

    Since 2010 | Clean Beaches

    This title was bestowed in recognition of the pristine beach in front of the resort and Grand Velas' continued preservation efforts.
  • Since 2010 | Commitment to Quality Award

    Since 2010 | Commitment to Quality Award

    Following strict criteria during inspections, LHW selects properties that habitually surpass quality standards, recognizing Grand Velas with the Committment to Quality Award.
  • Since 2009 | Condé Nast Johansens Recommended

    Since 2009 | Condé Nast Johansens Recommended

    Condé Nast recommends an exclusive collection of hotels and resorts around the world, and has been trusted by travelers for over 28 years.
  • Since 2009| Check Safety First CRISTAL

    Since 2009| Check Safety First CRISTAL

    Excellence in higiene and management of food service in general are aspects rated by this organization. Grand Velas has received the CRISTAL recognition since 2009.
  • 2009 - 2017 | Leading Spas of the World

    2009 - 2017 | Leading Spas of the World

    It belongs to The Leading Hotels of the World. It was created in 2005 as the first certification given to Spas that offer exclusive services and have state-of-the-art facilities.
  • 2009 - 2017 | Leading Hotels of the World

    2009 - 2017 | Leading Hotels of the World

    Established in 1928, it gives their clients, luxury accommodations options and excellence in service. This organization represents more than 430 hotels from around the world.
  • Since 2008 | RCI Gold Crown

    Since 2008 | RCI Gold Crown

    RCI, the largest Exchange network in the world, presents this award to hotels that offer an exceptional experience. The award is based on member reviews.
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Il y a la, entre les murs de cette manufacture, un siecle et demi d'histoire horlogere et de enthusiasm, incarnees aujourd'hui par Demetrio Cabiddu, ma? tre horloger et ame des lieux. L'homme re? oit ses visiteurs avec un enthousiasme contagieux, les promene a travers l'histoire de Minerva, ses calibres et ses chronographes des annees trente. Il s'attarde devant les equipment qui ne travaillent que par acoups pour assurer la output des collection tres limitees de la collection Villeret. Des devices amorties depuis longtemps, revetues de cette peinture verte si caracteristique de l'industrie suisse, et qui n'ont plus besoin d'assurer une quelconque cadence pour prouver leur rentabilite. Il presente son equipe, s'efface derriere le savoir-faire des anciens, la creativite des nouveaux. Il semble presque gene par le statut de star que Montblanc lui guarantee. Modeste sans doute, Demetrio Cabiddu est aussi intransigeant. Tout, dans ses garde-temps, se doit d'etre parfait. L'email ne se con? oit que grand feu, quel qu'en soit le co? t, et les spiraux n'atteignent leur diametre accurate qu'au prix d'un lent etirement qui ne saurait se derouler ailleurs qu'au sein de la manufacture. Il revele quelques insider secrets de fabrication, pointe aussi du doigt quelques elements propres aux mouvements signes Minerva, comme ce pont si particulier, ou la fleche, embleme de la marque, qui se cache toujours quelque section, au detour d'un rouage. Apres des annees difficiles, Minerva a trouve en Montblanc le partenaire reve, la marque apportant son enormous savoir-faire dans les metiers du luxe, des capacites de financement et un vrai projet a lengthy terme, tout en respectant le lieu et ses horlogers, soucieuse d'un heritage qui legitime son entree dans le monde de la haute horlogerie. Goutte audacieuse Le Grand Tourbillon Heures Mysterieuses? de la selection Villeret 1858? est le nouveau tour de power de Montblanc. Le tourbillon et son etonnant pont torsade prennent place a midi, et l'indication mysterieuse des heures a six h. Le bo? tier, lui, adopte une harmonieuse forme en goutte d'eau, reponse audacieuse a un probleme peu banal. Le diametre du mouvement est de 38 mm, celui du tourbillon et des heures mysterieuses de twenty mm chacun. Autant dire que dans une montre simplement ronde, cela ne rentrait pas! D'esquisses en recherches, l'Institut Minerva de Recherche en Haute Horlogerie a finalement trouve la forme ideale. Montre special, le Grand Tourbillon Heures Mysterieuses? ne sera proposee qu'en edition one of a kind en platine, cheap replica watches et en sequence limitees de eight items en or gris et en or rose. Tribune des Arts - Janvier 2009 - No 368