HUMACAO -- MeriStar Hotels & Resorts, a Washington-based
management company, added the 100-room Candelero Hotel and the
nearby, newly built, 97-suite Palmas Doradas complex to its
portfolio and renamed the property the Doral Resort at Palmas del
The Villas at Palmas del Mar, which total 110 one-, two- and
three-bedroom units, and the 106-unit Club Cala, a
vacation-ownership resort, also are managed by MeriStar.
The resort complex lies within the Palmas del Mar master-planned
community, which consists of more than 2,750 acres along three
miles of beachfront.
The Doral, MeriStar's first property in Puerto Rico, is located
on the island's southeast coast, approximately 45 miles from San
Robin Kirk, MeriStar's executive vice president of operations,
said the property will immediately undergo a $1.6 million
renovation, with an additional $1.7 million in renovations planned
over the next two years.
Facilities include two championship golf courses, a clubhouse,
20 tennis courts, fitness and equestrian centers, a marina, 13
restaurants, a casino and residential units.
MeriStar plans to seek other management opportunities throughout
Doral Resort at Palmas del Mar
Phone: (800) PALMAS 3