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Raffles Hotels & Resorts Extends Its Presence To One Of The World’s Premier Resort Destinations – Los Cabos, Mexico

SINGAPORE – Raffles Hotels & Resorts has announced that it will manage a new resort at Cabo San Cristobal in Los Cabos, Mexico. Cabo San Cristobal is located along Mexico’s coastline, about a 2-1⁄2-hour flight from Los Angeles, and features stunning scenery, pristine beaches and exceptional weather all year long.

Raffles Cabo San Cristobal will be spread over 30 hectares of beachfront property, offering residents breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. The resort will feature 130 elegantly appointed rooms and suites, each one exuding the luxury and residential charm that Raffles is renowned for, and a range of exquisite dining and bar options for celebrated dining.

State-of-the-art meeting facilities will make Raffles Cabo San Cristobal a splendid destination for executive retreats and corporate incentive programmes.

Residents seeking an enchanting spa experience can look forward to pampering treatments at a spacious RafflesAmrita Spa, a signature component at all Raffles hotels and resorts. At Raffles Canouan Island, The Grenadines, RafflesAmrita Spa has been acknowledged ‘Best of the Best Spas’ by The Robb Report.

Residents at Raffles Cabo San Cristobal will have an exceptional selection of leisure activities at their doorstep, including golf, scuba-diving, snorkeling, romantic sunset cruises, as well as some of the best sports fishing in the world. The resort is only a short drive from the town of Cabo San Lucas, which is renowned for offering amongst other attractions, spectacular whale-watching opportunities when massive gray whales from the Bering Sea in Alaska return to the warm waters of Southern Baja California. The area also plays host to some of the world’s most prominent sport fishing events, including Bisbee’s Black & Blue Fishing Tournament and the Los Cabos Offshore Fishing Tournament.

Raffles Cabo San Cristobal is a short distance from Los Cabos International Airport, which is served by several international airlines, including American Airlines, United Airlines and Continental Airlines offering flights from North American gateway cities such as Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York City.

Said Albert Maes, Managing Director, Cabo San Cristobal Resorts, “The name Raffles enjoys tremendous recognition within the niche luxury segment and we are very pleased to be introducing this prestigious brand to Mexico. We look forward to working with Raffles Hotels & Resorts on this project.”

Diana Ee-Tan, President, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, commented, “Los Cabos is one of the fastest growing resort destinations in Mexico, favoured by affluent travellers. We are delighted to be part of this growth and are extremely gratified that Raffles has been entrusted with managing this luxurious resort in this renowned leisure destination.”

About Los Cabos

Los Cabos is a municipality located at the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, in the state of Baja California Sur. It encompasses the towns of Cabo San Cristobal, Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo. For decades, Cabo San Lucas’ legendary ‘Marlin Alley’ has lured sport fishing aficionados and celebrities; today the city has grown to become a bustling hub for cruise ships, golfers and fans of water sports. Cabo San Cristobal is only about 11 km from Cabo San Lucas, a short drive away.

Raffles Hotels & Resorts

Raffles is a collection of luxury hotels and resorts worldwide, each distinguished by its luxury, elegance and residential charm. Each hotel is a landmark in its respective city, positioned at the top of its local market and rated among the very best in the world.

Raffles’ relentless pursuit of service excellence has earned a legion of international accolades for its hotels and resorts, including Condé Nast World’s Best Places to Stay and Travel & Leisure World’s Best Awards. Its flagship Raffles Hotel Singapore was voted Best Hotel in Asia in 2007 and 2008 by readers of Ultratravel magazine by The Daily while Raffles Beijing Hotel was named Best New City Hotel by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report in 2006. Raffles Dubai, the latest addition to its portfolio, is recognised among the world’s best new hotels by Conde Nast Traveler’s 2008 Hot List, and was named Best New Hotel Development in the Middle East at the 2008 Arabian Hotel Investment Conference. Raffles Hotels & Resorts is consistently ranked among the world’s top 10 hotel brands in the annual Condé Nast Traveler Business Travel Awards.

Raffles Hotels & Resorts is owned by Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, a leading global hotel company with 91 hotels and resorts worldwide under the Raffles, Fairmont
and Swissôtel brands. The company also owns Fairmont and Raffles branded Residences, Estates and luxury private residence club properties. For more information, please visit www.raffles.com