Ritz Carlton unveils Caribbean and Mexico upgrades
The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of the Caribbean and Mexico continue to provide luxury travelers with the finest resort facilities and personal experiences. With the return of Dorado Beach in Puerto Rico and multi-million dollar renovations in San Juan, guests are sure to fall in love all over again with these magnificent resorts.
Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve – First Reserve in the Americas
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is set to launch the first Reserve property in the Americas with Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Puerto Rico. The resort will be the second in the exclusive portfolio worldwide, joining Phulay Bay in Krabi, Southern Thailand. More than 50 years ago, Laurance S. Rockefeller introduced the world to the ‘luxury island resort’ when he opened his eco-friendly RockResorts, including Dorado Beach in Puerto Rico. The exquisite Ritz-Carlton Reserve, a 115-key oceanfront hotel is set to open in December 2012 and will feature 1,400 acres of natural beauty and luxury with all guestrooms and suites sitting directly on the beach, a five-acre, ’botanical’ spa; a new Beach Club; and a Wind and Waves center featuring Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment, a celebrated program that will provide innovative, hands-on eco-adventures for adults, teens and children using Dorado Beach as a natural classroom.
Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve will also partner with acclaimed Chef José Andrés, where the internationally renowned culinary innovator will debut his first restaurant outside the continental United States.
The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun – Three Bedroom Private Suite
The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun recently unveiled its latest addition to the ocean front retreat – a private Three Bedroom Suite overlooking directly on the ocean. The Three Bedroom hideaway is perfectly suited for couples seeking an intimate romantic getaway or for families looking for more spacious and convenient accommodations with easy access to the beach while offering an extended terrace, infinity edge pool, chaise lounges and stunning ocean views. The suite, measuring 1,900 square feet, is outfitted with three bedrooms with king and double sized beds, a dining room, two living rooms, two and a half bathrooms, a private patio complete with its own terrace and garden, a private outdoor infinity pool overlooking the sea and a private outdoor cabana available for tranquil spa treatments.
For the past three summers The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun hosts some of the movie industry’s top celebrities, directors, producers and executives for the Summer of Sony to promote the launch of upcoming films. The Three Bedroom Private Suite was created especially for this event to provide A-list celebrities in attendance with top-of-the-line and exclusive accommodations while enjoying the resort’s acclaimed amenities.
The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan – Multimillion dollar room renovation
The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan completed a multimillion dollar renovation and enhancement project to its 416 guestrooms and suites. The award-winning oceanfront property’s vibrant new look embraces the tropical ambiance and rich heritage of Puerto Rico through a display of lively colors, sophisticated furnishings and contemporary paintings, all to enhance the comfort and lifestyle experience for today’s discerning traveler.
Maintaining references to the resort’s island elegance, bold new designs showcase a color palette of canary yellow contrasted by deep aqua blue details, and watery teal punctuated by chartreuse detailing, reminiscent of Puerto Rico’s azure waters and warm tropical surroundings. In every guest room, existing furniture pieces and soft goods have been refurbished with a rich chocolate brown finish and satin nickel decorative hardware. Each room features a fully upholstered bed in a light textured fabric, featuring a plush button-less tufted headboard with crisp embroidered bedding. Adjacent to each bed will be a chaise lounge chair that accommodates both entertaining and relaxation. Desks now feature new sophisticated ergonomic chairs, upholstered in cream leather and carefully selected artwork will feature abstracted themes of nature and world travel.