Along the emerald beaches of the Pacific Ocean in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico is the new 452-room Iberostar Playa Mita, set to open in December 2013 with stunning architecture, elaborate design, lush gardens and gorgeous ocean views. The project is the 10th Mexican property for the brand, the first along the Pacific coast. The hotel is part of a $70 million development project to attract groups to the Riviera Nayarit coast. The 192 mile coastline, covered by swaying palms and framed by the majestic Sierra Madre Mountains will be restored as part of the new “Paraisos Nayaritas” program developed for the beautification and maintenance of Riviera Nayarit’s towns.
“The Riviera Nayarit is an up-and-coming group destination and this development highlights our commitment to promoting and supporting tourism offerings throughout Mexico and to the development of several markets within the country,” says John Long, vp of sales and marketing. “The addition of our Riviera Nayarit resort will make a great inclusion to Iberostar’s portfolio of hotels throughout Mexico and will mark our first on the country’s west coast.”
Located in the town of Litibu north end of the Banderas Bay, only 45-minutes from Puerto Vallarta, the Spanish property will provide groups with the convenience of on all-inclusive and the luxury of a 5-star resort. The hotel will feature 120 oceanfront junior suites, a group concierge and 6,500 sf of indoor/outdoor meeting space.
Sip fruity drinks aside the two resort pools or along the pristine beaches. There are three hotel bars, including the exotic wet bar and lively lobby lounge.With four restaurants onsite, groups choose from a fine-dining style eatery, an American Steakhouse, a Japanese restaurant and traditional Mexican cuisine.
All-inclusive packages include meals, snacks, alcoholic beverages, amenities and entertainment. Between meetings groups can check out the scuba center on property, the Litibu Golf club with an 18-hole Greg Norman oceanfront course and the 4,000-sf SPA Sensations. Nightly entertainment includes the onsite theater and adult-only disco.