Capella Hotels and Resorts plans to manage
Capella Bahia Maroma, a beach resort and residential complex in the
Riviera Maya that is scheduled to open in the winter of 2008-2009.
The resort will
have individual villas, a private golf course, an Auriga spa, a
beach club with outdoor pools and whirlpools, gourmet restaurants
and residences. The property will be set among 254
"We have insisted
on a project that reflects the genuine spirit and influences of the
region, and this is one of the many reasons we are so pleased to
have selected Capella Hotels and Resorts to manage this property
and to participate with us in planning its creation," said Carlos
Tommasi, president of Grupo Carrousel, owners and developers of
Capella Bahia Maroma.
Maroma will feature suites located in villas along the beach and
the golf course and estate homes. Jungle haciendas will be offered
in whole and fractional ownership. Interior designs will express
the history and culture of Mexico.
The Capella Bahia
Maroma Golf Course will be available exclusively to resort guests,
residents and members.
The 18-hole course
will be designed by golf architect Rees Jones and will feature
three holes along the Caribbean as well as a private
Capella Hotels and
Resorts, led by founder Horst Schulze (a former Ritz-Carlton
president), opened its first hotel, Schloss Velden in Austria, in
May. In August, it opened its second property, Capella Castlemartyr
in Cork, Ireland.
Capella Pedregal in
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, is due to open in summer 2008.
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