Hilton Opens First All-Inclusive Resort in Mexico
Wednesday October 3rd, 2012 - 1:05AM H
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PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO—Hilton Hotels & Resorts opened the Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort, its first all-inclusive resort in Mexico.
The property features 259 luxury rooms and suites and is owned and managed by Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe.
"With our focus on Hilton Resorts and leisure travel, the opening of Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort is an important and exciting addition to our portfolio," said Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. "Recent research has also shown that travelers are looking for all-inclusive resorts and this property is a great option for leisure and family travel."
Situated in the “hotel zone” near the international airport and Malecon area, the contemporary resort features a variety of dining options: Sea Fire, a buffet specializing in international cuisine; La Catrina, which offers Mexican cuisine in a traditional ambiance; Le Délice, which offers haute French cuisine; Fogo, a Brazilian churrascaria; La Bonita, a deli-style eatery with specialty coffee, tea and pastries, O'West, which offers martinis, tapas and views of the bay; and The Beach, which offers cocktails and light snacks.
Recreational options include: a gym, the "KI" Spa and courtyard swimming pools, as well as Rhythms music lounge.
The property also offers 10,410 sq. ft. of function space, including seven flexible meeting rooms.
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