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Luxury Lifestyle Hotels & Resorts Marks Entry into the Americas




Prestigious Collection of One-of-a-Kind Hotels Welcomes Casa del Mar (Cabo, Mexico),Recoleta (Buenos Aires, Argentina), The Dylan Hotel (New York), Eurostars Blue Tulum Resort & Spa (Tulum, Mexico),

and the Soon-to-Open Lake Resort Le Sirenuse in Argentina


Miami, Florida – March 3, 2008Luxury Lifestyle Hotels & Resorts, a collection of some of the world’s most distinctive and exclusive boutique properties, announces its expansion into the Americas with the addition of five member hotels to its portfolio of more than 120 properties worldwide.  The carefully selected, newly-added hotels include Casa del Mar in Cabo, Mexico; Recoleta in Buenos Aires, Argentina; The Dylan Hotel in New York City, Eurostars Blue Tulum in Tulum, Mexico, and the Lake Resort Le Sirenuse in San Carlos de Bariloche in Argentina, opening soon.


Luxury Lifestyle Hotels & Resorts (New GDS code: QX) is an authentic collection of boutique hotels and resorts with two distinctive labels in one collection – Luxury – representing the group’s most outstanding properties offering innovative interior design, unique architectural features and excellent gourmet restaurants; and Lifestyle – a collection characterized by warmth and charm achieved through a combination of commitment to guest satisfaction and personalized service in a relaxed atmosphere. 


All hotels in the collection, whether a private, cliff-top hideaway on the beach, a chateau in Provence, or a restored historical landmark, must be locally authentic and meet a rigorous set of compulsory standards before being considered for membership in Luxury Lifestyle Hotels & Resorts. These include offering personalized service in a relaxed atmosphere, exceptional amenities, commitment to guest satisfaction, a combination of architectural and/or historical significance, and intimately-sized with no less than 40 and no more than 200 rooms.


Until now, our portfolio has included some of Europe’s finest hotels,” stated Ron Roy, Executive Vice President, The Americas, Luxury Lifestyle Hotels & Resorts. “In 2007, we launched aggressive plans to expand the group into the Americas, and we are extremely excited to be adding these four renowned properties as we continue to actively seek and examine others to join our distinctive collection.” 


Luxury Lifestyle Hotels & Resorts was specially-created to cater to the needs and requirements of individual small- and medium-sized hotels with architectural merit, charm, elegance and personalized service.  As the only luxury hotel collection owned by one of the world’s leading hotel companies – Sol Melia Hotels and Resorts, members of Luxury Lifestyle Hotels & Resorts benefit from sales, marketing and global distribution channels, and the latest technology and worldwide infrastructure, all designed with the goal of achieving business growth and occupancy, diversified sources of revenue and international brand awareness.


Luxury Lifestyle Hotels & Resorts’ intrinsic understanding of the luxury market has attracted some of the world’s most exalted properties, including Pestana Palace in Lisbon, a stately 19th  century palace, classified as a National Monument; Belles Rives Hotel situated in the heart of the French Riviera in Juan Les Pins; Gran Hotel la Florida in Barcelona, distinguished for its exclusivity; Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, a chic retreat set in London’s most prominent shopping district; Gran Hotel Son Net in Mallorca, one of the most refined hotels in the Mediterranean, and Grand Hotel Parker in Naples, Italy, built in the late 19th Century, it offers the elegance of a bygone era.  Luxury Lifestyle Hotels & Resorts expansion into the Americas includes the following:


Casa del Mar Beach Golf &  Spa Resort – Baja, Mexico

Located in a stunning landscape, where desert meets white sand beach and the turquoise waters of the Sea of Cortez in Mexico’s Baja, California Sur, Casa del Mar Beach Golf & Spa Resort is an intimate, 19th century-styled, luxury resort that evokes the days of traditional Mexican haciendas with peaceful courtyards, lush tropical gardens, quaint period pieces and fine Mexican artwork. All rooms feature ocean views and a ratio of two staff members per room. The resort offers a full range of amenities, including one of Mexico’s finest championship golf courses, Guerlain-Spa Chakra, the only one of its kind in the country, and gourmet dining options with regional, Mexican flair.


Recoleta Plaza Boutique Hotel – Buenos Aires, Argentina [Back to Press Releases Main]