By Michelle da Silva Richmond
We’re happy to announce that Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach All-Inclusive Resort has reaped yet more rewards for meetings, spa, culinary and overall excellence.
The eighth annual Travvy Awards – where travel advisors vote on the best in the travel industry – were held recently in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The event recognizes the highest standards of excellence in the travel industry by honoring travel companies, travel products, travel agencies, and destinations for their outstanding achievements.
mart Meeting’s Smart Stars Awards recognizes organizations whose efforts go above and beyond, creating the best possible experience for its’ guests. The industry’s premier resource for meeting professionals, it sets the precedence for business on an international level and strives to connect key players in the industry. Recipients of the Platinum Choice Awards are selected by industry professionals, the Smart Meetings editorial team and their readers.
- We received Smart Meetings’ internationally acclaimed Platinum Choice Award for excellence for the ninth time since 2010.
- Le Basilic – the resort’s French-Mediterranean restaurant – has been awarded the AAA Five-Diamond Award for 16 consecutive years.
- For its exceptional service and amenities Coral Beach was recognized with two 2022 Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence, for our40,000 square-foot “Gem Spa.”
- For the sixth consecutive year, “Gem Spa” received a Four-Star Rating for 2022 from Forbes Travel Guide, the originator of the prestigious Star Rating system. The annual Global Star Rating system has been recognizing exceptional hotels, restaurants, and spas around the world since 1958 after they’ve been evaluated by a team of professional inspectors. Properties are rated extensively using up to 800 criteria to establish a global benchmark for luxury travel, providing discerning travelers the tools with which to make informed destination decisions.
Gem Spa is now one of just three spas in Cancun to receive this coveted honor, which recognizes exceptional properties that offer elevated levels of service and quality of the facility to match.
Spa treatments utilize the healing energy of gems from around the world combined with ancient Maya healing practices. Added to that, the traditional warmth of Mexico assures our clients the most relaxing treatments, while transporting them on a magical journey of the senses.
The palatial setting with a backdrop of rich wood, sand-colored marble, shimmering Italian tile and soothing water rippling across small black granite channels, creates the perfect ambiance for total relaxation. There are many treatments to choose from – for both men and women – with fresh juices, fruit and soothing Maya music providing the perfect complement to a journey you won’t soon forget!