Relais & Châteaux Introduces New Members in North America and First Properties in Central America and Hawaii

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Prestigious Collection of Fine Hotels and Gourmet Restaurants Selects Hotel and Restaurant Members

El Silencio Lodge & Spa, Costa Rica

Relais & Châteaux, the collection of fine hotels and gourmet restaurants which includes some of the most spectacular castles, city-based mansions, and exquisite inns around the world, will welcome 12 new properties to the association including 4 in North America and its first members in Central America and Hawaii. The following hotels will be officially introduced at the annual Relais & Châteaux meeting in November.

  • El Silencio Lodge & Spa, Costa Rica – An inspired natural immersion retreat in the charming highlands of the central volcanic range featuring mystic cloud forests & waterfalls, farm-to-table cuisine, spa wellness, and an exhilarating eco-adventure park
  • Hotel Wailea, Maui, Hawaii – A former private members club perched above the resort community of Wailea with dramatic ocean views set across 15 lush acres offering 72 intimate one-bedroom suites
  • Royal Blues Hotel, Deerfield Beach, Florida – An oceanfront escape on Florida’s Gold Coast featuring luxury accommodations outfitted in thoughtful combinations of leather, wood, and marble, with original works of art in each room, and a fine dining restaurant Chanson
  • The Inn at Hastings Park, Lexington, Massachusetts – A boutique inn located just 15 miles from Boston, footsteps away from Lexington Battle Green, a revered site where America’s fight for liberty began

Relais & Châteaux has also added 8 additional properties throughout the rest of the world including 3 new hotels in India as well as restaurant members in London and Rome. The following properties have been inducted into the association:
France: Tiara Yaktsa
India: Niraamaya Surya Samudra, Purity, Shakti 360° Leti
Italy: Il Pagliaccio
Japan: Wasurenosato Gajoen
Sri Lanka: Cape Weligama
United Kingdom: The Greenhouse


About Relais & Châteaux
Relais & Châteaux is an exclusive collection of more than 530 of the finest charming hotels and gourmet restaurants managed by a family of independent owners, innkeepers and chefs that has set the standard for excellence in hospitality since 1954. Together they open up new horizons for upscale hospitality by focusing on distinctive and personal experiences through which our guests are invited to experience the fine 'Art of Living' on all five continents. From the vineyards in Napa Valley to the beaches on the Indian Ocean, from the olive trees in Provence to the lodges in South Africa and traditional Japanese hot spring Ryokan, Relais & Châteaux offers all the stops on the finest route for discovering each region, culture and country. Enchantment with the world and appreciating the beauty of our planet with a fresh view is the vision of Relais & Châteaux. Through each individual property, Relais & Châteaux wishes to convey a message of preservation of nature and biodiversity, World Heritage of cuisine and customs and to share the beauty and unique offerings of the local terroirs with the greater world. For more information, visit

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