PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Oct 19, 2011) - Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC, the world's largest hotel company based on number of hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced the addition of the 68-room Wyndham Las Villas Resort Mazatlan in Mexico to the upscale Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® brand's growing resort portfolio. The Mazatlan property, located in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, is the seventh Wyndham® branded hotel in the country.
The full-service resort, formerly the Las Villas Hotel & Spa, is operated by Aurora, Colorado-based Club Acquisition Company, a resort and residential real estate development firm that currently oversees and manages land, home and condo sales, hotels, restaurants, golf courses, construction and real estate businesses in Mexico and the United States.
Wyndham Las Villas Resort Mazatlan is situated along three and a half miles of secluded beach within the gates of Estrella del Mar, Mazatlan's premier master-planned community located on 816 acres along the Mexican Riviera. The boutique-style property is just six miles from General Rafael Buelna International Airport and approximately 20 miles from downtown Mazatlan, with round-trip shuttle service to these locations available to hotel guests.
"Mazatlan is one of Mexico's most renowned vacation settings, offering unforgettable retreats for travelers visiting this beautiful, diverse country," said Daniel del Olmo, Wyndham Hotel Group's senior vice president and managing director of Latin America. "The addition of a first-class property in Mazatlan demonstrates the Wyndham brand's dedication to bringing upscale resort locations to popular destinations around the world. We are proud to welcome the Wyndham Las Villas Resort Mazatlan and provide visitors with Wyndham's signature style and service."
Guest rooms and suites at the Mexican colonial-style hotel feature travertine and marble floors, televisions, high-speed wired and wireless Internet access and wet bar. Each oversized bathroom is elegantly appointed with granite countertops and a glass-enclosed shower with rainfall shower head. All accommodations offer private, furnished terraces or patios with views of the Pacific Ocean.
Four restaurants and three full bars provide an array of on-site options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails every day of the week. Additional hotel offerings include an on-site fitness center, business center, library, concierge services and bilingual staff. Over 1,700 square feet of meeting and event space can accommodate up to 100 guests in two soundproofed rooms, each fully equipped with audio visual equipment and high-speed wireless Internet access.
Guests can relax at the infinity-edge pool, children's wading pool or in comfortable chaise lounges under palapas on the private beach. The luxurious Las Villas Spa offers in-spa, outdoor or in-room massage and body treatments as well as full salon and nail services.
Wyndham Las Villas Resort Mazatlan also provides guests with immediate access to various activities available within Estrella del Mar, including horseback riding, water sports, tennis and 18 holes of championship, oceanfront golf at the Robert Trent Jones, Jr.-designed golf course, known as one of the best in Mexico. The on-site Turtle Preserve and Sanctuary, the country's largest privately funded preserve, gives guests the opportunity to view sea turtles and learn about local conservation efforts for free.
Estrella del Mar's preeminent location puts guests within close proximity to Mazatlan's best-known attractions, including El Faro Lighthouse, one of the world's tallest operating lighthouses; Mazatlan Malecón, Mexico's longest boardwalk; and Plaza Machado, Mazatlan's historical and cultural center complete with sidewalk cafes, theaters and museums.
All guests who are Wyndham Rewards® members can earn Wyndham Rewards points, which can be redeemed for complimentary hotel stays, airline tickets, name-brand merchandise and dining and shopping gift cards, among other options. In lieu of points, members may elect to earn airline or rail miles with a variety of carriers. More information is available at www.wyndhamrewards.com.
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), offers upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, China and the Caribbean. All Wyndham® hotels are either franchised by the company or managed by Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc., one of its affiliates or through a joint-venture partner. Additional information and reservations for all Wyndham hotels are available by calling (800) WYNDHAM -- (800) 996-3426 -- or visiting www.wyndham.com.
Wyndham Hotel Group, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), is the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,220 hotels and 612,900 rooms in 66 countries under the hotel brands: Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Ramada®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Microtel Inns & Suites®, Hawthorn Suites® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham™, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®. In addition, the company has a license agreement to franchise the Planet Hollywood Hotels, Dream® and Night® brands and provide management services globally.
All hotels are independently owned and operated excluding certain Wyndham and international Ramada and Days Inn hotels, which are managed by one of the affiliates of Wyndham Hotel Group or through a joint-venture partner. Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany, N.J. Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com. For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit www.whgdevelopment.com.