Thailandís Minor Hotels Group has signed a deal
to expand its rapidly growing Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas
brand to Brazil.
The Anantara Maraķ
Bahia Resort will join the brandís
portfolio in July, following an investment of R$ 4 million in the
renovation of the former Kiaroa Eco-Luxury Resort. It will be the
first Asian hotel flag to come to Brazil.
The Anantara Maraķ Bahia Resort is located on a
beautiful beach next to the Bay of Camamu on the Maraķ Peninsula in Bahia,
Guests of Anantara Maraķ will arrive in style, jetting in by plane to the resortís private landing strip. Lush
forest surrounds create a natural haven of tranquility and the
area basks in a year-round tropical climate, with pleasant
temperatures ranging from 23įC to 32įC.
ecotourism, the resortís natural design and thatched roofing
blends seamlessly with exotically landscaped gardens. Extensive
manicured lawns are dotted with palm trees, leading to a pristine
white sand beach.
Anantara Maraķ will initially offer a
choice of 30 guest rooms, suites and bungalows. This will be
followed by the resortís expansion which will add new suites and
bungalows in beachfront and garden settings, some with a private
Resort facilities will include an expansive
swimming pool, with guests able to relax on loungers set out on
the central pool island, with a gym, tennis and beach volleyball
available for the more energetic. The Anantara Spa will offer
pampering journeys to beauty and wellness.
Dillip Rajakarier, CEO of Minor Hotels Group,
said, ďWe are really thrilled to be announcing our
first Anantara in South America in Bahia in Brazil. The boutique
30-room resort will be the perfect addition to the luxury Anantara
portfolio and represents Anantaraís first footprint over the
Atlantic Ocean as the first property in the Americas. We are
excited to see this property launch in mid 2018 and bring the
brandís authentic luxury to Brazil.Ē
Bahiaís natural and
cultural highlights will offer captivating local experiences,
including surfing, paddle boarding, quad biking and horse riding
to the Carapitangui River. The spectacular coastline provides an
unrivalled ocean playground. Nature lovers can journey by
speedboat to the Tremembť Waterfall and its natural bathing pools,
as well as nearby tropical islands. Taipus de Fora boasts one of
the most beautiful beaches in Brazil, off of which guests will
also be able to scuba dive in seas abundant with live coral.
operates 39 hotels and resorts in 13 countries in Asia, the Indian
Ocean, Africa, the Middle East and Europe, with new properties to
launch in 2018 in Brazil, Tunisia, Vietnam and China.