Kerzner International has entered
into an agreement with BK Partners, a private equity fund focused
on tourism and land development, to develop and operate two new One&Only
resorts on the Pacific Coast of Mexico.
These new resorts will
complement the experience offered at the One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico.
located in Riveria Nayarit, approximately 50 kilometres north of
Puerto Vallarta’s airport, will offer approximately 145
villas as well as private residential estates,
farm-to-table dining and original retail options.
resort will maximize the dramatic rain forest location, with each
secluded villa individually placed to celebrate where the sky
meets the sea and the lush flora and fauna.
A wide variety of accommodation will include Ocean Cliff Villas, Tree
House Villas and Mountain Villas, all placing an emphasis on
privacy and beautiful vistas.
Adults will be able to enjoy the pool, soaring
high above the Pacific, with private cabanas and a sophisticated
poolside café and lounge.
A beach club, just steps
from the water’s edge, will provide fun and energy, as well as
relaxation. A family pool nearby will offer guests of all ages
enjoyment of both sun and surf.
internationally-influenced and locally-inspired restaurants will
allow guests to explore a range of dining experiences.
The resort will
also offer an One&Only Spa and Fitness Centre, honouring
the inspired surrounds with treatments using traditional Mexican
elements, as well as the latest state-of-the-art technology.
addition, the resort will have a private Conference Centre,
offering a perfect destination for corporate meetings and
One&Only Santa Maria de Xala will be part of a
new 1200-hectare development located approximately 100 kilometres
south of Puerto Vallarta’s international airport.
hacienda resort will command 8 kilometres of beach
front and feature approximately 75 villas
and suites with private pools. The development will also include an One&Only residential component.
True to the brand’s heritage, One&Only Santa
Maria de Xala will offer a variety of world-class cuisines,
showcasing regional specialties in restaurants overseen by
The resort will also house a spa, honouring the region’s
heritage by utilising ancient Mexican traditions and holistic
practices fused with modern spa therapies, as well as a fitness
centre offering the latest technology and innovation.
event and meeting space will be available for bespoke gatherings,
whether for business or personal pleasure.
“I am thrilled
we are able to partner with BK Partners to further develop Mexico
as a world-class destination, building on the success of One&Only
Palmilla. I am looking forward to introducing both of these
resorts to our loyal One&Only guests and new guests alike,” says
Alan Leibman, CEO, Kerzner International. “The locations truly
showcase the best Mexico has to offer, each with a distinctive
experience, and I am very confident that One&Only will continue to
define ultra-luxury in the region.”
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