Hilton today announced the official opening of Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya
The 349-room resort is nestled between the turquoise waters of the Caribbean and the paradisiacal jungle of Tulum. This property marks the debut of the brand in that region
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of the highly anticipated beachfront Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya, marking the brand's debut in the Mexican Caribbean. Located twelve kilometers north of Tulum, in a secluded bay surrounded by tropical forest and pristine Caribbean waters, the 349-room resort offers a retreat for guests seeking a transformative getaway, with select signature restaurants, unparalleled spa, pools facing the sea and access to the famous attractions and spots of Tulum.
“We are delighted to announce Hilton's debut in Tulum, one of Mexico's top destinations, with this fabulous luxury hotel,” said Danny Hughes, executive vice president and president of the Americas for Hilton. "The Caribbean and Latin America have long been a priority market for Hilton with Mexico leading the way representing our fifth largest presence globally by number of hotels, with Tulum a central part of our growth strategy."
“Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya embodies much of what we seek in our ever-expanding portfolio of brands: bold, locally inspired design, innovative culinary offerings, as well as satisfying and meaningful experiences for our guests,” says Matt Schuyler, Head of Brand. from Hilton. “With a record year of openings ahead for the brand, it is a pleasure to start 2022 with such an exemplary addition to the Conrad resort offering and to the Hilton luxury category as a whole.
In the heart of the most exquisite natural wonders of the world, from jungles and beaches, hidden cenotes to colorful flora and fauna, Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya is designed to provide guests with a deep connection with the distinctive landscape of said destination. Upon entering the lobby , guests pass through ornate wooden doors, engraved by local artisans, and are immediately greeted by panoramic ocean views and an immersive art installation, in an authentic nod to ancient Mayan architecture and the surrounding area. from Tulum.
The nature-inspired theme continues in the hotel's carefully designed rooms, incorporating organic elements such as stone, wood and metal. With floor-to-ceiling windows offering sweeping ocean views, rooms are designed with soothing tones and elegant furnishings, each with its own private balcony and relaxation tub or plunge pools in ground-floor rooms. Guests seeking additional space can enjoy a suite complete with a spacious living room and adjoining dining room for up to eight, as well as a spa-inspired master bathroom complete with a deep soaking tub and rainfall shower.
A destination unto itself, Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya's diverse dining options include five restaurants as well as six bars and lounges offering globally inspired cuisine, casual poolside dining plus world-class catering for meetings and events . Venues include exhilarating bar experiences serving extensive wine lists, regional spirits and refreshing tropical cocktails alongside elevated dining experiences offering world flavors with innovative local twists. A sample of the hotel's gastronomic offer includes:
- Author: The resort 's most sophisticated dining experience , an ode to its chef or "author" where guests experience a personalized culinary journey curated by chef Jersaí Miranda.
- Maratea: Distinctive cuisine inspired by the Mediterranean basin from southern Spain to North Africa, Greece and Turkey.
- Ukai: Sushi bar dedicated to the traditional Japanese fishing method, brought to life as a contemporary sushi counter committed to sustainable fishing.
- Kengai: Teppanyaki restaurant that fuses classic Japanese and Southeast Asian techniques with local ingredients and styles, whose name is inspired by the Jacaranda tree, brought to Mexico by Japanese immigrants in the 20th century.
- Chaak Bar: Named after the Mayan god of rain and inspired by the cenotes where this culture connected with him, Chaak Bar offers guests a refuge where they can recharge.
- Cafetal: This unique cafe and market is inspired by the traditional Tianguis , an economic and social gathering center in Mexican culture that serves locally sourced coffee, snacks, and everyday essentials.
Allowing travelers to discover new facets of well-being and personal fulfillment, the guest experience at Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya is characterized by a deep connection with the natural environment and by honoring the cultural traditions of the destination. Whether floating, snorkeling or kayaking in the crystal clear waters of the bay or lounging in an oceanfront cabana by one of five pools, guests can fully immerse themselves in this mystical paradise.
Nestled among lush mangroves, Conrad Spa Tulum is a destination purposefully designed as a haven of wellness. Guests enjoy a wide range of services inspired by the legends of the Mayan gods and traditional Mexican herbalism in individual treatment rooms or "casitas". Its offer includes an extensive menu of body rituals, a sensory water ritual that includes an outdoor pool and thermal facilities, and the Mayan Manteada, an ancient massage technique in which shawls are tied around the waist to relax and realign the body. Body. For guests seeking an enlightened sense of well-being and tranquility, the property has an in-house shaman to perform ancient rituals such as “The Purifying Gratitude” and the sacred cenote ceremonies.
Sustainable beauty and wildlife
The resort is dedicated to safeguarding Tulum's landscape and its resources. From an environmental education program to multiple rescue and relocation plans for its mangroves, wildlife and coastal forest, conservation is ingrained in the DNA of Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya. The hotel emphasizes meticulous conservation and sustainability through programs such as sea turtle protection, as well as an innovative waste management and water quality monitoring system. The sea turtle protection program reduces the impact of the hotel's activities during the turtle nesting season and guarantees the conservation of protected species.
Meetings That Inspire
Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya offers the destination's first and largest freestanding event center with more than 5,000 square meters of indoor and outdoor event space. The modern yet elegant decor of the convention center features large windows that give way to stunning views. The 9,000-square-foot outdoor terrace is perfect for alfresco dining, and additional event spaces include a main ballroom, junior ballroom, and three meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 2,500 people.
Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya is the latest addition to Hilton's portfolio of iconic luxury hotels in premier global destinations. This year, Conrad Hotels & Resorts will significantly expand its presence in key urban and tourist destinations, including Los Angeles, Nashville, Sardinia and Rabat, Morocco.
Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya offers guests the confidence of Hilton CleanStay and participates in Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton's 18 distinctive hotel brands. Members who book direct have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that lets them choose almost any combination of points and money to book a stay, member-only discounts, free standard Wi-Fi and mobile app access Hilton Honours.