Hilton Worldwide Announces its First Property in Belize
Yesterday, Hilton Worldwide announced that they have added Mahogany Bay Village, a luxury resort in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye to Curio- A Collection by HiltonTM. The resort will be the first Hilton Worldwide property in Belize as well as the first upscale resort from a global brand in the country.
Mahogany Bay Village is located about 15 miles from the mainland and 10 minutes from the San Pedro Airstrip and sits on a 60-acre property featuring 205 cottage and villa-style rooms, private residences, bay and beach clubs, a spa, meeting space and “The Village,” a vibrant public space.
“The opportunity to develop The Resort at Mahogany Bay Village came at an opportune time and with a well-matched partner,” said Juan Corvinos, managing director for development in Central America, Andean and Hispanic Caribbean regions for Hilton Worldwide. “Paired with Mahogany Bay’s hospitality expertise, eco-friendly practices and focus on supporting the local community, our first Hilton Worldwide property in Belize will elevate accommodation offerings in the country and allow travelers to discover the true local flavor and spectacular natural beauty of Ambergris Caye and Belize.”
According to a press release issued by Hilton Worldwide, guests of The Resort at Mahogany Bay Village will experience upscale accommodations and amenities grounded in the authentic spirit of the country.
The press release also states that the Belizean-style villas will be made from local sustainably harvested hardwoods and will feature lofty ceilings and artfully designed heirloom quality furniture.
“The Resort at Mahogany Bay Village will be a borderless community that encourages travelers to get out and experience all that Belize has to offer,” said Beth Clifford, president of Mahogany Bay Management, Ltd. “Combining the authentic local spirit of the Curio collection and the one-of-a-kind character of Belize, the resort will provide a unique guest experience and serve as the perfect base camp for our guests’ Belizean adventures.”