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Riviera Nayarit Welcomes Growth and Development in the New Year
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January 11, 2010

Mexico’s newest destination, Riviera Nayarit, stretches along 192 miles of pristine Pacific coast framed by the majestic Sierra Madre Mountains. (photos by PromoVision)
Mexico - Riviera Nayarit looks to 2010 and beyond with anticipation as several hotel properties complete construction and several more break ground. Investor confidence in the destination has brought over $6 million USD, solidifying the tourism potential of this extraordinary destination. Eager to leave behind a difficult 2009, Riviera Nayarit has its eyes set on nothing less than a successful 2010 as a destination that is booming with development sure to reinvigorate the region’s tourism.

Riviera Nayarit will welcome an additional 230 more rooms in 2010 and several hotel properties will continue construction for an expected 2011-2012 opening date.

La Tranquila, offering 169 exclusive private residences in the fashionable Litibu area near Punta Mita. Sold in fractional interests, there will be four types of accommodation ranging from Residence Serena Studios to the three-room, three-bath Residence Brisa. Among guest amenities are golf privileges at a Greg Norman-designed course, the full service La Tranquila Spa Club, gourmet dining, pre-arrival provisioning of accommodations and a full complement of resort services. The second phase of construction which will bring 72 suites is set to be completed in June 2010, followed by the final phase of 71 suites set to be finished for a December 2011 opening. For more information, please visit:

La Posada de Bucerias is a newly opened boutique hotel that integrates inventive contemporary design with traditional Mexican motifs ideal for travelers seeking affordable, stylist accommodations in a tranquil, tropical environment. Located just two blocks from Banderas Bay Beach in charming Bucerias, it is easiliy accessible to the many restaurants, galleries, outdoor artisan market and nightlife of Bucerias. For more information, see

The 400-unit Taheima Wellness Resort & Spa, has opened with luxury two-bedroom condo suites equipped with state-of-the-art information technology, wireless communications, complete kitchen and dining facilities and other amenities. There are be two gourmet restaurants as well as a full spa and wellness center. Guests also have privileges at the Paradise Village Golf & Country Club. Operated as a Deluxe Collection member of WORLDHOTELS, Taheima is located in Nuevo Vallarta, less than an hour from the Puerto Vallarta international airport. For further information, please visit:

The Grand Luxxe in Nuevo Vallarta will bring in 108 rooms in 2010. Grand Luxxe is where luxury becomes reality. Watch the breathtaking sunset from your private pool, hammock, or lounge chair on your balcony. High ceilings and incredibly spacious rooms are complemented by only the finest of materials. White leather, imported wood, polished stone, and large plasma screens give Grand Luxxe a truly first-class flavor. Whether it is in a world-class spa, on the emerald greens of the golf course or dining in our gourmet restaurants, Grand Luxxe is designed to amaze and delight your senses in the most glamorous and exotic beach locations in the world. Enjoy the unmatched exclusivity and luxury that come with the Grand Luxxe way of life. For more information on this property, please visit:

Looking beyond 2010, the following hotel properties are slated to open between 2011-2013:

• The Fairmont Rancho Banderas, located in Playa Distiladeras, will expand by 60 suites that will be built from 2010 to 2013. The property currently offers 41 one-, two- and three bedrooms suites.

• Tortugas in Punta Raza, a small intimate boutique property, will start construction of 32 suites and half are planned on being completed in 2010.

• The Grand Bliss in Nuevo Vallarta will offer 192 units and is planned to open 2011.

• The Grand Hyatt in Punta Raza will open its first hotel property with 400 units in 2012.

About Riviera Nayarit

Mexico’s newest destination, Riviera Nayarit, stretches along 192 miles of pristine Pacific coast framed by the majestic Sierra Madre Mountains just ten minutes north of accessible Puerto Vallarta International Airport. The region extends along the entire coast of the Pacific state of Nayarit including the resorts of Nuevo Vallarta, the historic colonial town of San Blas, exclusive Punta Mita, picturesque fishing villages, miles of serene beaches and spectacular Banderas Bay. Riviera Nayarit offers countless activities, all pleasantly affordable, such as: PGA golf courses, luxury spas, whale watching, turtle release, zip lining, surfing, record deep sea fishing, bird watching, international cuisine, and shopping for local artwork and traditional Huichol handicrafts. The region attracts and satisfies vacationers of all tastes and budgets with its wide range of accommodations including chic luxury resorts, eco-tourism boutique hotels and quaint B&B inns.

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