Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya Welcomes U.S. Legendary Soccer Player Cobi Jones For Major Sporting Event

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Guests Can Meet Cobi and Watch Semi-Final Matches In Style With Resort’s Fútbol Fan Package

Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya, an upscale resort nestled in the heart of Mexico’s Caribbean beachfront, invites guests to celebrate one of the largest sporting events in the world with their Fútbol Fan Package, featuring U.S. soccer star Cobi Jones. The resort welcomes Jones, former U.S. men’s national team midfield and the Los Angeles Galaxy captain, to the resort on July 10 and 11, 2018 for the event’s semi-final matches. Guests who book the offer will get a chance to meet Jones and even play a game of beach soccer alongside this National Soccer Hall of Famer.

The Fúbol Fan Package includes the following:

  • Participation in a beach fútbol (soccer) game with Jones on July 10th (optional and subject to availability)
  • Access to an exclusive semi-final match private viewing party with Cobi Jones on July 11th, including two drinks per adult at the resort’s poolside beachfront restaurant OllaCeviche
  • Complimentary miniature fútbol autographed by Jones to take home as a souvenir
  • Complimentary room upgrade subject to availability along with early check-in and late check-out

The rates for the Fúbol Fan Package start at $350 per night based on double occupancy and must be booked over the dates of July 10 and July 11 (arrival and departure dates can be pre/post the event dates).

“We are thrilled to welcome Cobi Jones to the resort next month,” said Pascal Dupuis, General Manager of Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya. “We are looking forward for Cobi to engage and integrate with guests at our resort. We hope our guests will get in the fútbol spirit during this exciting time and kick the ball around with Cobi.”

Andaz Mayakoba offers ideal viewing conditions for sporting events and in particular, the world-famous soccer championship taking place in July. OllaCeviche, the resort’s causal beachfront restaurant and bar, features stunning ocean views along with multiple TVs, a poolside grill, tequila bar and a variety of ceviche and small sharable plates. Apart from viewing the games in a beautiful tropical setting, guests can also take advantage of the other amenities the resort has to offer including two outdoor pools, an expansive private beach, the 10,000-square-foot Naum Wellness and Spa, dining at the resort’s three other diverse venues including signature restaurant Casa Amate, a range of activities in the resort’s weekly Curator Calendar and more.

For more information on Andaz Mayakoba, please visit https://mayakoba.andaz.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html.

About Andaz Mayakoba Resort Rivera Maya
The newest addition to idyllic Mayakoba, Andaz Mayakoba Resort in Rivera Maya, Mexico invites guests to a hidden paradise – a place where style meets nature in an innovative hospitality experience. The resort’s breathtaking design reflects the native Mayan culture and features 214 guestrooms, including 41 luxury suites. Stimulating upscale experiences entertain guests, whether immersing in a lushly preserved mangrove environment, sunbathing in one of two outdoor pools, relaxing in the 10,000-square-foot Naum Wellness and Spa, experiencing the state-of-the-art Kimbo Kid’s Club, or unwinding on the pristine white sanded Caribbean beach. For meetings and events, the property offers 14,000 square feet of versatile indoor and outdoor meeting space. Additionally, four unique restaurants and bars offer the distinguished culinary experiences for which Andaz® hotels are known for, and all with stunning views of the pools, lagoon, and ocean. Andaz Mayakoba Resort brings to life locally inspired and indigenous experiences and authentic Mexican hospitality. For more information, please visit andazmayakoba.com and follow at facebook.com/andazmayakoba, twitter.com/andazmayakoba, and instagram.com/andazmayaoba.mx.

About Cobi Jones
Cobi Jones is a Southern California sports legend, maintaining the title of the longest standing member of the LA Galaxy dynasty. LA’s “Original Cobi,” spent 15 seasons with the Galaxy, as both a player and coach from 1996 – 2010. A 2011 US Soccer Hall of Fame inductee, he is a two-time MLS Cup winner (2002, 2005) with a storied international career with the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team. A permanent fixture with the team from 1992- 2004, he played in three World Cups (1994, 1998, 2002). He is also a 1992 Olympian. Prior to his MLS career, Cobi played overseas with Coventry City (English Premier League) and the Brazilian side, Vasco de Gama. Today, Cobi is one of the sport’s preeminent broadcasters working with FOX Sports, where he is part of the 2018 FIFA World Cup broadcast team. In addition, Cobi has been in the booth as the color commentator calling the LA Galaxy matches since 2012 for Spectrum SportsNet (formerly Time Warner Cable), Pac 12 Network, BeIn Sports, Next VR and he was also part of the 2012 NBC Olympic coverage. A UCLA Hall of Famer, Cobi works closely with the LA2028 Olympic Committee, LA84 Foundation, Cal South, AYSO, the US Soccer Foundation, and others. He represented the White House as part of the Presidential Delegation, attending both the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final in Canada and the 2014 FIFA Men’s World Cup Final in Brazil.
He is also consistently part of the US State Department’s Sports Envoy. Cobi and his wife Kimberly have two sons, Cayden and Cai, and reside in Los Angeles. Please follow Cobi on social media on Twitter @CobiJones, on Instagram @CobiJones13 and on Facebook @CobiJonesOfficial.

About Andaz
Global in scale while local in perspective, Andaz hotels weave the sights, sounds and tastes of their surroundings into each property for an experience that truly immerses guests in the eclectic culture of each local destination. Through personalized, unscripted service, Andaz hotels create a barrier-free environment where guests are encouraged to explore their personal sense of style and become inspired by the spirit of the culture around them. Seventeen Andaz hotels are currently open: Andaz 5th Avenue and Andaz Wall Street in New York, Andaz San Diego, Andaz West Hollywood, Andaz Napa, Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Spa, Andaz Savannah, Andaz Maui at Wailea, Andaz Ottawa Byward Market, Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya, Andaz Peninsula Papagayo in Costa Rica, Andaz London Liverpool Street, Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht, Andaz Singapore, Andaz Delhi, Andaz Xintiandi in Shanghai, and Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills. For more information, please visit andaz.com. Follow @Andaz on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and tag photos with #WhenInAndaz.

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