Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 17, 2007
In recognition of its level of excellence, Paradisus Palma Real Resort, a five-star, luxury, all-inclusive which opened its doors in December 2005, has been honored as a member of the world's most prestigious collection of luxury hotels, The Leading Hotels of the World.
The Leading Hotels of the World is the renowned luxury hospitality organization representing more than 430 of the world's finest hotels, resorts and spas. Since 1928, the company's reputation for excellence derives from the exacting levels of quality it demands of its members, each of which must pass a rigorous, anonymous inspection covering 1,500 separate criteria.
"Achieving the coveted status of The Leading Hotels of the World so early in our tenure is a great honor, ensuring Paradisus Palma Real Resort's position as one of the finest hotels in the world, we are pleased to be included in a group that shares our standards of service and excellence," stated Susanna Mander, Director of Brand Management for Paradisus Resorts.
The Paradisus Palma Real is the third Paradisus Resort to be recognized as one of The Leading Hotels of the World, joining the Paradisus Riviera Cancun for its Royal Service and the Paradisus Playa Conchal.
Located on the white-sand beach of famous Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Paradisus Palma Real Resort offers a superlative, real-life fantasy experience with its all-suite accommodations, Royal Service with personal butlers and private beach and pool areas; seven international gourmet dining options, including Bana, an a la carte Asian bistro offering Tepanyaki, Sushi Bar and Asian Fusion cuisine and Gabi Beach, a beach lounge exclusively for guests staying in Royal Service and Family Concierge suites.
Each of Paradisus Palma Real Resort's 554 oversized luxury suites with garden or ocean views are equipped with elegant mahogany furniture, Jacuzzi for two, plasma television, CD player and a private terrace.
Adults-only Royal Service guests enjoy exclusive check-in and check-out, indulgent butlers who cater to every whim, pillow menu selections, private Royal Service lounge, and preferential reservations for specialty restaurants, spa, activities and excursions.
The resort's Family Concierge program offers specially-appointed Family Concierge suites; personalized concierge service to help coordinate family activities and fulfill every need via a walkie talkie system; and a private check-in lounge. The program also offers children's welcome amenity, PlayStation in-room (optional); in-room children's amenity kits, including child-sized bathrobe and slippers; and milk, and cookies turndown service.
To relax and nourish body, mind and spirit, the resort's signature Spa Paradisus is a two-story, 8,611 square foot, Zen-like respite inspired by nature's basic elements - water, air, earth, and fire. Spa Paradisus offers the latest relaxation and rejuvenation services and treatments that combine lifestyle philosophies, therapeutic massages, botanical wraps and soaks, and a pool-front Water Ritual Center with modern hydrotherapies. The spa's fitness center offers Pilates, Tai-Chi, Yoga, aerobics, spinning classes and a jogging track.
Rounding out Paradisus Palma Real Resorts' guest offerings are sophisticated life-enriching activities such as cooking, wine tasting, tango lessons, kite surfing and photography classes; non-motorized water sports; scuba diving; snorkeling; horseback riding; four tennis courts; three swimming pools - including one of the largest in the Caribbean at 37,600 square feet; nightly entertainment and casino action. The resort also offers exclusive golf privileges with unlimited greens fees at the 27-hole, championship Cocotal Golf & Country Club.
Paradisus Resorts are sophisticated, luxury all-inclusive resorts by Sol Meliá Hotels & Resorts, one of the world's most successful hotel companies, managing seven distinctive brands - Meliá Hotels & Resorts, ME by Meliá, Tryp Hotels, Sol Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus Resorts, Sol Meliá Vacation Club and Luxury Lifestyle Hotels & Resorts - totaling more than 350 hotels in 30 countries. For more information on Paradisus Resorts or Paradisus Palma Real Resort, visit http://www.paradisus.travel or http://www.paradisuspalmareal.travel. Individual reservations can be made through a travel consultant by calling 1-800-33MELIA, the nearest Sol Meliá Reservation Center or on-line at http://www.solmelia.com. Group reservations can be made through a professional meeting and incentive planner or through Sol Meliá's group desk (MSM) by calling 1-888-33-MELIA or via email.
For information and reservations at the Paradisus Palma Real, call The Leading Hotels of the World at (800) 223-6800 or visit the website at http://www.lhw.com.