Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Announces Plans for Its First Resort In Baja California Sur, Mexico
Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés Resort and Residences to open in 2023, expanding the luxury hotel brand’s portfolio of extraordinary hotels and resorts around the world
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a world-leading luxury hotel brand within the Accor hospitality group, is expanding into the Mexican State of Baja California Sur and its capital city La Paz with Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés Resort and Residences. The property is scheduled to debut in 2023.The property is scheduled to debut in 2023.
Fairmont is one of the first luxury hotel brands to announce development in La Paz, which is emerging as one of the most desirable resort locales in Mexico. The destination’s Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés Resort and Residences and stunning location along the Sea of Cortés makes it a natural fit for the Fairmont brand. Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés Resort and Residences will be located within the exclusive Puerta Cortés resort community which is set on 550 acres of environmentally protected coastal lands and includes access to luxury amenities including a world class marina and Mexico’s only Gary Player Signature Course – El Cortés Golf Club.
“Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés marks a significant milestone in Accor’s growth in Mexico and will be an exceptional addition to Accor’s luxury portfolio as the Group continues to expand its presence in North America,” said Heather McCrory, CEO, Accor North & Central America. “Fairmont has a rich legacy dating back more than 100 years, welcoming travelers to iconic destinations around the world and celebrating meaningful connections to the local cultures and communities in which our hotels reside. Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés will continue this tradition as we develop an experience that immerses travelers in the natural beauty and rich heritage of La Paz.”
With more than 80 locations around the globe, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is known for its discerning service and portfolio of magnificent destinations that connect travelers to the heart of each city and community. Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés will be no different, introducing a stunning beachfront retreat for leisure and business travelers. The resort will feature 155 guest rooms and 24 suites, with select accommodations equipped with plunge pools; four food and beverage outlets, including several beachfront dining venues; three outdoor pools; and a Wellness Village that includes a luxurious spa and various fitness offerings. Meetings and groups will have access to more than 13,000 square feet of event space equipped with the
fairmont.com latest technology, while children and young adults can enjoy access to their own respective clubs that will offer a range of activities.
Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés will also include 61 one-to-four bedroom branded residences with private plunge pools. Owners will enjoy access to all resort amenities along with an exclusive owner’s lounge, media room, lush gardens and a serene oasis with a pool.
Master planning and architectural design of the resort is being led by global hospitality design firm Gensler, with support from studios in Mexico City and Costa Rica. Resort interiors, including the design of food and beverage outlets, are being crafted by New York City-based design studio Roman and Williams.
Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés Resort and Residences will be a strong mark in the continued growth of Accor within North & Central America. The latest regional openings for the Group include Sofitel Mexico City Reforma which opened at the end of 2019; Fairmont El San Juan Hotel in Puerto Rico, which made its debut as a Fairmont hotel in January 2020; the addition of Berkeley Park Hotel Miami to the MGallery Hotel Collection in April 2021; and most recently, the opening of Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles in September 2021. Looking ahead, there are several highly anticipated openings in the region, including
Fairmont Costa Canuva on Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit and Raffles Boston Back Bay Hotel & Residences in 2022, among others.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is where the intimate equally coexists with the infinite – an unrivaled portfolio of more than 80 extraordinary hotels where grand moments of life, heartfelt pleasures and personal milestones are celebrated and remembered long after any visit. Since 1907, Fairmont has created magnificent, meaningful and unforgettable hotels, rich with character and deeply connected to the history, culture and community of its destinations – places such as The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont Banff Springs in Canada, Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai, and Fairmont The Palm in Dubai. Famous for its engaging service, awe-inspiring public spaces, locally inspired cuisine, and iconic bars and lounges, Fairmont also takes great pride in its pioneering approach to hospitality and leadership in sustainability and responsible tourism practices. Fairmont is part of Accor, a world leading hospitality group consisting of more than 5,200 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries.
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Accor is a world leading hospitality group consisting of more than 5,200 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries. The group has one of the industry’s most diverse and fully-integrated hospitality ecosystems encompassing more than 40 luxury, premium, midscale and economy hotel brands, entertainment and nightlife venues, restaurants and bars, branded private residences, shared accommodation properties, concierge services, co-working spaces and more. Accor’s unmatched position in lifestyle hospitality – one of the fastest growing categories in the industry – is led by Ennismore, a creative hospitality company with a global portfolio of entrepreneurial and founder-built brands with purpose at their heart. Accor boasts an unrivalled portfolio of distinctive brands and approximately 260,000 team members worldwide. 68 million members benefit from the company’s comprehensive loyalty program – ALL – Accor Live Limitless – a daily lifestyle companion that provides access to a wide variety of rewards, services and experiences. Through its Planet 21 – Acting Here, Accor Solidarity, RiiSE and ALL Heartist Fund initiatives, the Group is focused on driving positive action through business ethics, responsible tourism, environmental sustainability, community engagement, diversity and inclusivity. Founded in 1967, Accor SA is headquartered in France and publicly listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and on the OTC Market (Ticker: ACCYY) in the United States. For more information visit group.accor.com, or follow Accor on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
Media release and images provided by Kelvin McDermott, Chimera Collective.