DALLAS -- Rosewood Hotels & Resorts and its real estate
development partners, Santa Barbara Partnership and Dine, announced
that they began construction on La Solana, a Rosewood Resort, in
Punta Mita, Mexico.
The upscale resort is scheduled to open in 2005.
Located at the 1,500-acre Punta Mita development 35 miles
northwest of Puerto Vallarta, La Solana will consist of 83 rooms
with individual plunge pools and terraces as well as 57 privately
The resort will feature a full-service spa with 14 treatment
rooms and two "spa suites," a tequila bar, upscale boutiques and
La Solana will be Rosewood's second resort in Mexico, following
the opening of Las Ventanas al Paraiso in Los Cabos in 1997.
The Punta Mita development also houses the 140-room Four Seasons
Punta Mita and a Jack Nicklaus-designed 18-hole golf course. Plans
call for Punta Mita to have a total of four resorts, three golf
courses, an equestrian center and a marina.