The Fairmont brand is expanding into Baja California Sur, Mexico and its capital city of La Paz.
Scheduled to debut in 2023, the beachfront Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés Resort and Residences will be located within the exclusive Puerta Cortés resort community. Set on 550 acres of environmentally protected coastal lands, the community includes luxury amenities such as 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.”
Features of the resort include:
- 155 guestrooms and 24 suites, with select accommodations equipped with plunge pools;
- four food and beverage outlets, including beachfront dining venues;
- three outdoor pools;
- a Wellness Village that includes a luxurious spa and various fitness offerings;
- and more than 13,000 square feet of event space equipped with the latest technology.
This Fairmont brand property will also include 61 one- to four-bedroom branded residences with private plunge pools.
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.