MEXICO’S RIVIERA NAYARIT IS GEARING UP FOR A YEAR OF NEW HOTEL OPENINGS
From a spectacular modern resort overlooking the sparkling blue Banderas Bay, an authentic escape showcasing the depth and flavour of mezcal, or an adults-only retreat enveloped by nature and nestled on a sun-soaked beach, Punta de Mita in Riviera Nayarit is stealing the spotlight and getting ready to welcome the most luxury, sought-after and exclusive properties in the region.
Situated in Mexico’s youngest destination, that is renowned for its matchless luxury and protected natural wonders, these highly anticipated hotel properties have maintained momentum and continued construction despite the current climate. Now they are ready to open their doors to indulgent travellers and position Riviera Nayarit on the map as one of the most desirable luxury resort destinations in all of Mexico.
INSIDE AMRESORTS’ EXPANSION PLANS IN RIVIERA NAYARIT
Riviera Nayarit will set the stage for an unforgettable holiday experience thanks to AMResorts, who will open a pair of new properties in Punta de Mita in 2021.
For Couples: will be an adults-only paradise combining unparalleled pampering and pleasure. Guests can choose from romantic oceanfront suites, coupled with exceptional gourmet dining, live entertainment, and the Unlimited-Luxury®service. This service offers unlimited premium wines and spirits, pool and beach wait service, endless daytime activities, and live nightly entertainment, and more.
For Families: Dreams Punta de Mita Resort & Spa will offer a high level of luxury for both couples and families. The Explorer’s Club for Kids with Red Cross certified staff and Core Zone Teens Club provide supervised day and evening activities. While the parents can enjoy a rejuvenating treatment at the spa, indulge in a romantic dinner, or take some “me” time, sipping on a cocktail of choice poolside. Families will also get to enjoy the many amenities of the Unlimited-Luxury®service. These amenities include, limitless access to gourmet à la carte dining options without reservations required, unlimited spirits and natural fruit juices, pool and beach wait service, access to themed parties, oceanfront bars and nightly entertainment venues, among others.
These new builds are of the first of AMResort’s Collection to be in Punta de Mita, just 45 minutes away from the city’s International Airport.
AUBERGE RESORTS SUSURROS DEL CORAZÓN BREAKS GROUND IN RIVIERA NAYARIT
In 2021, Auberge Resorts Collection will open 59 hotel guest suites and 30 contemporary beachfront residences with direct access to the sparkling blue ocean. Susurros Del Corazón is set on a bluff overlooking Banderas Bay, the property will aim to offer a “bungalow by the beach” experience that draws on the area’s fame among surfers. Three scallop-shaped pools will terrace down to the white sandy beach where, in addition to surfing, guests can snorkel or go fishing against the dramatic backdrop of the volcanic Marietas Islands, a protected wildlife refuge. The resort will also have a spa set among its gardens with treatments that take inspiration from the region’s heritage of natural healing properties. Guests and residents will enjoy a long list of amenities, from three pools and four restaurants, serving just-caught seafood and Artisan cocktails, to an extensive fitness centre and a kids’ club.
THE RITZ CARLTON HOTEL COMING TO A BRAND-NEW DEVELOPMENT IN PUNTA DE MITA, COSTA CANUVA
2021 will also see the opening of The Ritz-Carlton Reserve Riviera Nayarit, which will be the first resort to open in the $2 billion luxury development project Costa Canuva CIP (eventually, the development will be home to five resorts). Plans include 110 deluxe rooms, suites, and private villas with ocean views, as well as a private beach, three restaurants, a bar, event rooms, two pools, a spa, and shops. The Costa Canuva development will also be home to a golf course designed by Hall of Fame golfers Greg Norman and Lorena Ochoa, as well as more than 600 acres of beach, forest, and mountains.
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL TO OPEN FIRST ALL-INCLUSIVE DELTA HOTELS BY MARRIOTT IN RIVIERA NAYARIT
Finally, Riviera Nayarit will be home to the first all-inclusive Delta Hotels by Marriott resort in the world. Marriot International signed an agreement to manage the current 117-room Grand Matlali Hills Resort & Spa, as it undergoes a significant transformation to meet the new all-inclusive brand extension concept. It is anticipated to be subsequently rebranded and managed by Marriott International in 2021, with an additional expansion of 300 rooms by 2023.
Situated on a hillside in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, the property enjoys an enviable location in one of Mexico’s prettiest destinations. It is also very convenient for travellers to access, given that the hotel is located just 30 minutes from Puerto Vallarta airport. The property is slated to feature six cuisine outlets, a spa, a fitness centre, and a beach club, embodying the Delta Hotels by Marriott brand’s approach to the all-inclusive experience, all for guests to indulge in in 2021.
By bringing the new concept and brand to Riviera Nayarit, Delta Hotels by Marriott are elevating the offering for visitors and attracting a new segment of guests to the destination. www.marriott.com/