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Grand Luxxe Announces the Grand Opening of the Santuario Entertainment Center in Nuevo Vallarta

Entertainment, education and leisure now in one place under the sun and stars for resort visitors

NUEVO VALLARTA, Mexico, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Grand Luxxe, a premiere Grupo Vidanta luxury resort located in Mexico's most desirable beaches, today announced an addition to its Nuevo Vallarta location – the stunning new Santuario entertainment center, now serving guests daily from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. Santuario now serves as the main entrance into the Nuevo Vallarta community of resorts.

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The recently debuted breathtaking facility features a unique combination of an intimate setting within a space that both simultaneously conveys the feeling of being inside and outside. Sunlight streams in during daylight hours when guests can enjoy coffee, fruits and pastries. Nighttime brings exotic cocktails and appetizers under the stars.

Guests are invited to the Cultural Session each day at 5:30 p.m., where presentations on Mexican traditions and culture are presented. At 7:30 p.m. daily the Ballroom Hour takes place in the Santuario, and guests are invited to participate in dancing lessons under the stars. Nightly highlights at Santuario include tributes to famous singers like Tina Turner and Diana Ross, live concerts, a sand artist from Russia, a dancing duet from the Ukraine, DJ sessions and more. Live entertainment and DJs will be on hand each evening to keep guests entertained late into the night.

The huge structure, under palapa roofs, is situated in the center of the Nuevo Vallarta resort across from The Grand Bliss. "We envisioned a place where guests could gather and socialize," said Director of Entertainment El Kadri. "Santuario has exceeded our wildest dreams. Not only does it provide guests with a central area in which to be engaged, entertained and educated, but it does so in the most spectacular setting imaginable.

"Santuario continues to demonstrate our deep and ongoing commitment to our clients that we will never rest in our quest to deliver the ultimate vacation experience."

The Nuevo Vallarta resort is one of the top vacation destinations in the world, featuring Grupo Vidanta luxury vacation brands such as Grand Luxxe, The Grand Bliss, The Grand Mayan and Mayan Palace.

Since its unveiling, Grand Luxxe has set the bar for personalized luxury travel in the affluent vacation segment. Sumptuous suites and villas provide between 2,300 and 3,000 square feet of room, among the largest in the resort industry. Accommodations at the Grand Luxxe spare no details and include custom marble flooring, fine accents, rich wood furnishings and luxurious upholstery. Bathrooms exude an air of luxury befitting a spa and offer guests a place to unwind in the free standing tubs.

Modern amenities abound including private plunge pools on the balcony, private butler service for each floor, 50-inch flat panel televisions, Wi-Fi Internet access, Blu-ray players, in-room Jacuzzi and 24-hour room service, personalized transportation and medical service. Grand Luxxe pamper its visitors with full health spas and fitness centers, a unique Kid's Club camp experience and a world-class Nicklaus-design 18-hole golf course that is a delight for pros and casual players alike.

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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 visit

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