Interval International Expands in Mexico
Thursday November 14th, 2013 - 9:48AM BGC
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MIAMI—Interval International, an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, has added The Grand Bliss Riviera Maya and The Bliss Nuevo Vallarta, luxury shared ownership resorts in Mexico developed by Grupo Vidanta.
These properties follow Grand Luxxe Residence Club Riviera Maya, which joined Interval’s global network in 2011.
Situated north of Playa del Carmen, The Grand Bliss Riviera Maya has 96 suites with views of the ocean and jungle. The open-air concept of the resort blends in with the vegetation and Mayan architecture. Featuring a palette of warm colors combined with wood tones and natural textures, each suite includes a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, living room and dining area, plunge pool on the terrace and advanced electronics. Amenities onsite and at nearby Grupo Vidanta resorts include gourmet restaurants, Brio Spa and Fitness Center, several free-form swimming pools, tennis courts and an 18-hole Nicklaus-designed golf course. Services include the Kid's Club with supervised activities, babysitting services, 24-hour room service, an Internet Café and a concierge service.
The Bliss Nuevo Vallarta is located north of Puerto Vallarta. The property will be comprised of 240 suites decorated in pastel colors with kitchens, living and dining areas and private terraces. Onsite amenities and activities include several swimming pools, multiple restaurants and bars, Brio Spa and Fitness Center, a Nicklaus-designed golf course, tennis, shopping, the Kids Club, nature treks and arts and crafts. Currently under construction, the Bliss Nuevo Vallarta is slated for completion in fourth-quarter 2014.
Tags: Interval International • Grupo Vidanta • The Grand Bliss Riviera Maya • The Bliss Nuevo Vallarta • Mexico • Hospitality • Brands • Architecure & Interiors • Construction/Renovation •
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