Monday, February 14, 2011

Enter Online Photo Contest to Win $13,000 Dream Wedding and Honeymoon

Velas Resorts in Mexico are offering the chance for couples to win an all-inclusive destination wedding.

Velas Resorts have earned 26 AAA Diamond ratings and many other international awards. Their resorts include Casa Velas, a boutique adults-only hotel and ocean club located on the Marina Vallarta Golf Course; Velas Vallarta, a family-friendly all-suite resort located on 10 acres of oceanfront; and Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit on the Banderas Bay and Grand Velas Riviera Maya, with both jungle and beach settings. Velas Resorts offer packages for weddings of any size which include romantic extras like candlelit dinners and aromatherapy couples massage.

Now the Velas Resorts are offering to make wedding dreams come true with their new photo contest which opens on Valentine’s Day.

One lucky couple can win a complete, all-inclusive, luxury beach wedding at Grand Velas Rivera Nayarit and a three-night honeymoon at Casa Velas.

The grand prize winning couple will have the opportunity to stay for four days and three nights in a luxury ocean-front suite at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit and have a complete wedding ceremony with up to 8 guests that includes: a welcome dinner, a symbolic ceremony, a full wedding reception, decorations, minister, live music, wedding cake, and a three-hour open bar.

Plus the couple will receive a wedding package that includes: a photographic session by Dream Art, a 50-minute couple’s massage, a gift certificate and necklace for the bride from Diamond International, and lingerie for the bride from ëa Lingerie.

The winning couple will also receive a honeymoon complete with accommodations in a Grand Class Suite with private plunge pool, VIP roundtrip airport transportation service, a bottle of champagne or wine upon arrival, one Spa Experience for two, and gourmet dining along with premium beverages.

Second prize winners will receive a three-night honeymoon at Velas Vallarta, where they will stay in a luxury ocean-view suite and enjoy champagne, a romantic dinner, boat tour for two, and other romance amenities.

The contest is open from Valentine’s Day (February 14, 2011) to March 14th, 2011.

This contest is open to residents of USA, Canada, and Mexico who participate by sending a creative photo along with 50-100 words describing why you want to have a wedding at Velas Resorts.

For more details on how to enter the contest and submit your photo and essay, please visit

All photos entered will be published at

The Velas Resorts Communication Committee will choose the best 14 finalists, based on originality, enthusiasm, and emotion.

Final voting will be open to the public and the the first prize winners will be chosen from among the finalists.

Entries must be submitted between February 14th and March 14, 2011.

Public voting will occur from March 16th-31st, 2011, and the winners notified on April 1st, 2011.

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