STAMFORD, CT—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has signed W Punta de Mita in Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit.
Scheduled to open in 2016, W Punta de Mita will be part of Los Veneros, an exclusive enclave located on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. W Punta de Mita is owned by Fideicomiso Los Veneros and will be operated by Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
“With the opening of W Punta de Mita, Mexico will become be the only country in Latin America to boast two W hotels, demonstrating its continued position as one of the most in-demand travel markets in the world,” said Jorge Giannattasio, SVP and chief of Latin America operations for Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
The oceanfront W Punta de Mita will have 120 guest villas. In addition, the hotel will offer the W Living Room (the W brand’s spin on the hotel lobby); W Lounge; WET outdoor pool deck with views of the Pacific Coast; and a signature restaurant. W Punta de Mita will also feature a 4,000-sq.-ft. AWAY Spa with signature treatments and services as well as FIT, a workout facility.
W Punta de Mita will be located in the Los Veneros multi-use oceanfront development, which is less than 10 miles away from Puerto Vallarta International Airport and 15 miles from downtown Puerto Vallarta.
In addition to W Punta de Mita, there are several other W hotels in the pipeline for Latin America, including W Panama, set to open in 2017; W Riviera Maya – Kanai, scheduled to open in 2018; and W Costa Rica – Reserva Conchal, which will debut in 2019.