JW Marriott Brand to Open Resort in Los Cabos, Mexico
Marriott International’s brand, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, announced plans to open a new 300-room JW Marriott Hotel in Cabo San Lucas in 2015. The property will be operated by Marriott under an agreement with Operadora Punta Peninsula, S.A. de C.V., and ownership group Grupo Diestra. The hotel will cover approximately 14 acres overlooking the Sea of Cortez and offer 820 feet of beach front property. READER COMMENTS
The JW Marriott will be part of the 2,000-acre master-planned community of Puerto Los Cabos, which is comprised of a number of private residences, a marina, one 18-hole golf courses designed by Greg Norman and Jack Nicklaus, restaurants, and retail space.
“We are fortunate to have great partners in Mexico, who we continue to grow many successful hotels with in the market” says Laurent de Kousemaeker, chief development officer for Marriott International, Inc. in the Caribbean & Latin America, in an announcement. “Los Cabos is a fabulous luxury resort destination and Puerto Los Cabos an ideal location for our new flagship JW Marriott resort.”
In addition to 300 guestrooms and suites, the hotel will feature a three-meal-a-day restaurant, a specialty restaurant, snack bar and grill, and a pool bar. The resort will also have 13,131 square feet of meeting space, including a divisible main ballroom, breakout room,s and a boardroom. Recreational facilities include a swimming pool, spa, Jacuzzi, tennis courts, and a fitness center. Other amenities will include a kids/teen club and a business center.
Architects for the project are Seattle-based Olson Kundig and local architects Idea Asociados de Mexico.
The JW Marriott Los Cabos will be the fourth JW Marriott Hotel in Mexico: The JW Marriott Mexico City, located in the charming Polanco neighborhood, in the heart of Mexico City; The JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa; and the stunning JW Marriott Mexico City Santa Fe.