Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit: Celebrations for Couples in Long Term Relationships

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Relationship Celebrations

A ceremony to celebrate love is possible at Check PricesGrand Velas Riviera Nayarit for couples that do not want a traditional wedding.

In a nutshell: Check PricesGrand Velas Riviera Nayarit offers Relationship Celebrations for couples in committed relationships looking to celebrate their love and dedication to one another without a traditional wedding.
Check PricesGrand Velas Riviera Nayarit offers unique options for celebrating long-term commitments including a symbolic ceremony on the beach, voluntourism, native Huichol rituals, romantic offerings and more.

Traditional Huichol Ritual at Check PricesGrand Velas Riviera Nayarit

  • The Huichol ritual, inspired by the Native Mexicans who live in the nearby Sierra Madre Mountains, features all-white attire, musicians playing traditional songs and a Marakame (Huichol shaman priest) to lead the rite
  • The couple will walk around a fire burning with copal incense, flowers and feathers to purify their souls and then join hands as one to pray for good fortune
  • The ceremony concludes with the exchange of vows


If you’re looking to celebrate your commitment by giving back to the community, the resort has partnerships with several local Mexican organizations.

  • Voluntourism opportunities include:
    • CANICA, that provides assistance to children with cancer
    • Desarrollo Integral de la Familia (DIF), a social assistance program that focuses on strengthening and developing the welfare of the Mexican families
    • Centro de Atención Integral para el Adulto Mayor, which offers care for the elderly
    • Casa Hogar, which provides sustenance and shelter to orphans
    • UNETE, whose mission is to improve the quality and equity of education in Mexico

Here are more ideas to celebrate your love at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit:

  • Your gal pals may enjoy a girls’ hangout on the beach with a chef’s dinner and mixologist on hand for personalized drinks. Approx. $105 per person (5 person minimum)
  • Perhaps yoga is desired as there’s also an option to enjoy a 45-60 minute sunrise or sunset gratitude yoga class on the beach. Private class $200 (1-10 people)
  • A day at SE Spa is always a welcome respite
  • The guys may enjoy a cigar rolling class for their hangout time. This package also includes an open bar, snacks and is about $80 per person (5 person minimum)
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If you’re looking to keep it private with just the two of you.

A pre-ceremony fire circle – 45 to 90 minute ritual – on the beach is another unique offering at Check PricesGrand Velas Riviera Nayarit. This ritual is said to purify the soul and allow positive thoughts to enter your life.  Approx. $505 per session.

Even though this is about a non-wedding event, more celebration ideas can be found at Velas Weddings and you can customize at other Velas Resorts. 

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Donna Adinolfi is a wellness travel expert, a freelance writer, an award-winning photographer, and the founder/publisher of Her 30+ year career includes serving as the Travel & Spa Editor of Balance Magazine as well as planning wellness travel & retreats. An avid fan of the freedom from carrying cash or credit cards, Donna loves to visit all-inclusive wellness resorts in the U.S, and traveling to some of Mexico's and the Caribbean's many all-inclusive resorts several times each year. She's also a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association.
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