Grand Velas Los Cabos’ new luxury ocean safari offers one-on-one marine environmental education, an open sea safari on a private yacht and more
CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO/ACCESSWIRE/September 30, 2022/ The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Los Cabos resort offers a new Luxury Ocean Safari in partnership with world-class scuba diving and shark expert Alex Schmidt Márquez of Alex Sharks Expeditions. On a four- or six-hour deep-sea safari aboard the resort’s private 55-foot Azimut yacht, Schmidt Marquez and other local accredited biologists educate guests about marine conservation and the diversity of animals found off the coast. Baja California Sur. During the experience, guests can also snorkel with different types of marine life such as Mobula rays, whales, dolphins, local fish and of course sharks.
As part of the Luxury Ocean Safari, travelers can opt for a four-hour open-air safari off Cabo in the Sea of Cortez or a six-hour open-air safari in Ventana Bay, south of La Paz. . The expedition begins with a pre-trip consultation with Schmidt Márquez who educates guests on local marine life and its biology, behavior and conservation. He will provide clients with all the information necessary for a successful expedition, including training for a successful snorkel and recommendations based on personal needs. Once the yacht departs, guests can enjoy a leisurely cruise as the team actively searches for marine life. Passengers will then join a guided snorkeling tour for a chance to encounter marine wildlife up close in their natural habitat.
The new Luxury Ocean Safari complements strong sustainability initiatives on the property. Rewarded for its work, the station was labeled Blue Flag this year. To be eligible for the accolade, the resort was assessed against a rigorous set of environmental, educational, safety and accessibility criteria. The resort also follows sea turtle nesting protocols in accordance with the Department of Ecology and Environment. Complementing Blue Flag and other ongoing sustainability initiatives, the resort offers environmental education activities for children. Topics range from Baja California Sur marine mammals and recycling to marine life conservation and ocean care.
The Alex Sharks Ocean Expedition starts at US$4,700 for up to 6 people. Participants must be at least 5 years old. Nightly rates are extra and start at $826 per person per night based on double occupancy for Ambassador Ocean Suites. Gourmet dining, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, evening entertainment, taxes, gratuities and more are also included in the resort’s nightly rate. For reservations or additional information, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://loscabos.grandvelas.com/.
About Grand Velas Los Cabos:
The five AAA diamonds Grand Velas Los Cabos in Mexico offers the next generation of all-inclusive amenities and facilities with spectacular ocean views in every area of the resort. Honored as the #1 luxury resort in Mexico and #8 in the world at the 2020 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards, the beachfront property offers 307 ocean view suites, including 6 wellness suites, all on 1,180 square feet with private terraces and some personal pools. Grand Velas Los Cabos offers seven gourmet restaurants led by top chefs, including two-star Michelin chef Sidney Schutte. A staffing ratio of 3 to 1; 26,152 square foot convention center; 35,000 square foot SE spa with water ceremony facilities; contemporary art gallery; and pool and beach concierges are available. Rounding out the list of amenities and services are three swimming pools, a Technogym fitness center with personal trainers; recreation program; separate facilities for teens and children; 24-hour personal concierge service; Baby Concierge; and 24-hour in-suite service. Eduardo Vela Ruiz, Founder and President of Velas Resorts, operates Velas Resorts with his brother Juan Vela, Vice President of Velas Resorts, at his side. Explore tips, recipes, lifestyle and travel trends, and the latest news about Velas Resorts on the digital magazine: www.velasmagazine.com.
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