On August 2019 Puerto Rico embraces a one-of-a-kind premium wellness and lifestyle experience with the opening of A Hyatt Affiliated Hotel The Resort at Coco Beach, in Rio Grande.
The 579-all suite ocean-front property on the island’s serene northeast coast is situated on a secluded 1,000-acre peninsula within a private development. The resort is managed by an affiliate of Aimbridge Hospitality LLC, North America’s largest independent hotel management and investment firm.
“The Resort at Coco Beach was designed to embrace and nurture the mind, body and soul,” said Dave Johnson, Chairman and CEO at Aimbridge Hospitality. “We aim to center on the guest’s experience and look forward to providing the ultimate escape for each of our guests.”
Amenities designed to foster the experience feature three expansive swimming pools, The Rainforest Spa - a full-service spa, wellness center, and salon. In addition, daily activities include tennis, volleyball, basketball, jogging, as well as golf in two world-class, Tom Kite-designed, 18-hole championship golf courses. Meanwhile, a dedicated concierge service provides lifestyle management, transportation, travel and vacation planning, and personalized guest services.
For gourmands who delight in experiences centered on food, The Resort at Coco Beach presents four food and beverage establishments. The onsite outlets include PRIME 787, an upscale fine-dining environment offering the finest prime steaks and fresh local seafood; Nori, an Asian fusion offering sushi, sashimi, ceviche bar, and teppanyaki grill; Water’s Edge, Caribbean-style buffet serving breakfast, lunch and dinner utilizing local ingredients; Pasión by Chef Myrta, offering a Puerto Rican gourmet culinary experience; and an inviting Lobby Bar featuring craft cocktails and live entertainment.
Accommodations at The Resort at Coco Beach include 480 junior suites, 93 deluxe suites, five club suites, and one presidential suite. Each airy, expansive unit is decorated in soothing neutral shades and enjoy all modern conveniences, such as complimentary Wi-Fi, large flat screen television with PPV, premium bath amenities, coffeemaker, laptop safe, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, refrigerator, and air conditioning.
Beyond redefining the resort experience for the discerning traveler, the property applies the same concept to the meetings and events market, with 41,208 square feet of total function space and state-of-the-art meetings facilities and services.
Following the passage of Hurricane Maria over Puerto Rico in 2017, Monarch Alternative Capital, acquired the former Gran Meliá Hotel in partnership with Royal Palm Companies, and an affiliate of Aimbridge Hospitality, LLC. The Resort at Coco Beach underwent a significant investment in the property and will create over 300 direct jobs.