October 4, 2012
JW Marriott To Open Fourth Luxury Hotel In Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Marriott International’s world-class luxury hotel brand, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, has 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. Located within the Puerto Los Cabos master-planned development, the JW Marriott will cover approximately 14 acres overlooking the Sea of Cortez and offer 820 feet of beach front just seven miles from Los Cabos International Airport.
The JW Marriott Los Cabos will be the fourth JW Marriott Hotel in Mexico, joining the JW Marriott Mexico City, located in the charming Polanco neighbourhood, the JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa, and the stunning JW Marriott Mexico City Santa Fe. The designer of the project is Jim Olson of the world-renowned Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects (www.olsonkundigarchitects.com) and noted local architects Idea Asociados de Mexico.
The new JW Marriott will be part of the 2,000-acre master-planned community of Puerto Los Cabos, just three miles southeast of the quaint San Jose del Cabo, founded in 1730. Puerto Los Cabos comprises a number of private residences, a marina, one 18-hole golf courses designed by Greg Norman and Jack Nicklaus, restaurants and retail space.
In addition to 300 guest rooms and suites, the hotel will feature a three-meal-a-day restaurant, a signature specialty restaurant, bar and grill and a pool bar. The resort will also have 1,220 square meters (13,131 square feet) of meeting space, including a divisible main ballroom, breakout rooms and a boardroom. Recreational facilities include a swimming pool, spa, an indigenous temazcal sweat lodge, Jacuzzi, tennis courts and a fitness centre. Other amenities will include a kids/teen club and a business hub. “Each JW Marriott delivers a warm, authentic, relaxed and elegant environment that is unique to the luxury segment,” said Mitzi Gaskins, vice president, JW Marriott brand management, Marriott International. “The JW brand continues to grow and we are excited to add such an impressive resort to our global portfolio. We are confident it will become a landmark resort in Los Cabos, offering exceptional luxury and service in one of Mexico’s premier beach destinations.”