PUERTO VALLARTA (March 01, 2022) — Garza Blanca Resort & Spa, a collection of luxurious, award-winning resorts by TAFER Hotels & Resorts located throughout Mexico’s most coveted beach destinations, is pleased to announce the grand opening of Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun. Located on a white sandy stretch of the remote Playa Mujeres beach, the resort is an oceanfront oasis encompassing spacious luxury suites, four gourmet restaurants, five pools and three Jacuzzis, a world-class spa, on-property activities, a team of dedicated butlers, and more. After welcoming guests for its soft opening in 2021, Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun is thrilled to announce its official grand opening of 452 luxury suites, along with new signature restaurants, the tranquil Spa Imagine, a modern gym, an interactive Kids Club, and a striking adults-only rooftop infinity pool with spectacular ocean views.
“We are very pleased to welcome guests for the grand opening of Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun this year, providing an entirely new level of modern luxury vacations in Mexico,” commented Sasa Milojevic, Chief Operating Officer for TAFER Hotels & Resorts. “This unique beachfront property has already captivated visitors with its unparalleled all-inclusive luxury offerings, thoughtful amenities, and highly-personalized service - we’re thrilled to officially welcome it into our TAFER family.”
Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun offers both Gourmet Culinary All-Inclusive and room only options, affording guests the opportunity to tailor their vacations to their individual desires, whether traveling as a couple, family, or larger group. Surrounded by stunning nature and awe-inspiring views on its remote stretch of beachfront, the resort feels a world away yet is just a 30-drive from the Cancun International Airport, 25-minute drive from downtown Cancun, and a 30-minute ferry ride to the magical Isla Mujeres.
Spacious Luxury Accommodations
Each one of the resort’s 452 high-design suites is designed for guests to relax in effortless luxury, and with a large variety of spacious rooms, Garza Blanca Resort & Spa is ideal for large families and groups of friends travelling together. As part of TAFER’s Residential Retreats & Signature Suites Club, the resort can accommodate all sizes of travel groups ranging from the Junior Suite, perfect for solo travelers and couples, to the Four-Bedroom Penthouse Loft that can sleep up to 12 guests. Combining comfort with premium services and heavenly views, each suite features contemporary design, plush ensuite bathrooms, and the exclusive TAFER signature mattresses and linens to guarantee blissful sleep. All rooms also include private terraces with hammocks to relax and enjoy views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea. All one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom suites come with fully equipped kitchens and stylish living rooms, and the Junior Suite Swim Up and One-Bedroom Swim Up accommodations include a private pool for a refreshing dip anytime of day.
The stunning and expansive 5,300-square foot Four-Bedroom Loft, split over two floors, provides the best setting for a group or family escape with lavishly designed interiors, a fully equipped kitchen, and a private rooftop terrace on the third level complete with dining furniture, a hammock, and its own Jacuzzi, perfect for lounging. As part of the Residential Retreats & Signature Suites Club, guests can also partake in exclusive offerings such as private mixology classes, custom beer and wine tastings, in-suite dinners with the resorts’ private chef, and additional bespoke activities for a one-of-a-kind residential vacation experience.
Gourmet All-Inclusive Dining
The culinary team at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun’s renowned on-site signature restaurants offer haute cuisine that embodies the high standards embraced by TAFER Hotels & Resorts. Guests that choose to opt for the resort’s Gourmet Culinary All-Inclusive plan can enjoy unlimited gourmet dining at the resort’s fine dining and casual restaurants, top-shelf beverages, and 24-hour room service.
Signature gourmet restaurants include Bocados Steak House, Hiroshi, and Blanca Blue Restaurant, all of which are centered on exceptional cuisine and personalized service amid a luxurious ambiance. Most recently opened on property, Bocados Steak House is a modern steakhouse designed around the concept of fire and smoke. The restaurant specializes in dry-aged steaks produced in house with High Choice quality beef imported from the US, resulting in tender steaks with intense flavor. Also recently introduced is Hiroshi, which fuses traditional Japanese ingredients with Mexican flavors. The Hiroshi menu showcases sweet and sour flavors with a touch of spice, including an eclectic mix of sushi rolls, premium sashimi-grade fish, O-Toro, steak, and vegetable dishes. Blanca Blue Restaurant offers innovative a la carte Mexican cuisine for both breakfast and dinner. DAO is a contemporary restaurant that will serve Chinese cuisine with a modern twist and is set to open later this year.
For casual dining, Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun features several options including the adults-only Rooftop Pool & Bar, the Food Truck – Beach Raw Bar serving fresh seafood bites, in addition to The Snack, serving classic American poolside fare. An expansive Gourmet Hall will also be opening later this year and will be comprised of five specialty kitchens including barbeque, Italian, Asian, seafood, Mexican as well as a coffee shop. Guests can enjoy a wide selection of refreshing soft drinks, chilled juices, smoothies, wines by the glass, beers, standard tequilas, house premium liquors, and signature cocktails at the resort’s restaurants and bars. All-inclusive adult guests also have the unique opportunity to partake in Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun’s new Mixology Program – an elevated cocktail experience where guests can experience both the creation and consumption of their favorite alcoholic beverages with the help from seasoned onsite mixologists.
Guests have endless opportunities for relaxation and entertainment in Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun’s five glistening heated pools, state-of-the-art gym, tennis court, Kids Club, floating Aqua Park, and a host of daily activities from cooking classes to beach volleyball, dance lessons and beach bicycle tours. Overlooking the ocean, the chic and lively Rooftop offers tasty bites and inventive cocktails for adults to enjoy around the stunning infinity pool with unobstructed ocean views. The resort also includes three hot tubs, a beach deck, and expansive lounge area with chairs and day beds. Equipped with the latest fitness technology for cardio and strength training, guests can also improve their fitness in the gym while overlooking the beauty of the Caribbean Sea.
Every day at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun is exciting for the whole family, with a Kids Club designed exclusively for young guests to explore, imagine, and create. Children of all ages can enjoy a wide range of programs from colorful crafting to outdoor activities like sandcastle building, face painting and video games in the playroom. Kids can also play in the inflatable Wibit floating Aqua Park, and complimentary water sports are available for older children including kayaking, paddleboarding, and snorkeling. As part of the TAFER Family Program – which applies to guests staying in one of the resort’s one- to four-bedroom suites - up to two kids under 12 eat and stay for free, and babysitting services are available for an additional cost.
One of Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun’s most distinctive amenities is its team of dedicated Butlers, designed to ensure that guests have an enjoyable and customized vacation experience. Upon check-in, each room is assigned a Butler to assist with all reservations, needs, or questions at any time.
World-Class Spa Imagine
Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun is home to the renowned Spa Imagine, which features unique, holistic treatments that are inspired by the seven chakras and Earth’s natural elements. Spa Imagine’s elevated decor and experience starts at the reception, where clients are greeted by an Ayurvedic atmosphere with white and gold finishes, natural textures of stone and wood, expansive glass windows, and geometric mirrors to represent the “Mirrors of the Soul”. The treatment rooms recreate an atmosphere of warmth and well-being, and all services are designed to balance the mind, body, and soul.
A defining aspect of Spa Imagine, is the holistic Hydrotherapy Circuit, where visitors are presented with an expansive and immersive experience that utilizes the elements of water to prepare the skin and body for treatment. Comprised of several interactive stations that exhibit water in different temperatures and forms, the circuit honors the importance of this vital element in achieving optimum well-being. In addition to its expansive list of facials, massages therapies, body treatments, beauty services, and signature experiences designed to awaken the chakras, Spa Imagine also offers new technological innovations including HydraFacial™ Elite™ and Binary Premium by Ross, which are medical grade treatments set to improve the appearance of skin, administered by highly trained professionals.
Events and Weddings in Paradise
Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun offers several premium facilities dedicated to personal and professional events in one of Mexico’s most beautiful destinations. With a team of onsite professionals to help bring guest’s visions to life, the resort can host various types of meetings and events with flexible spaces from indoor banquet halls to outdoor lawns. The events team can craft specifically designed food menus, customized entertainment, specialty cocktails, and more, to accommodate a memorable event for any size and occasion.
Rates at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun start at $279 per person, per night including the Gourmet Culinary All-Inclusive plan featuring haute cuisine, signature alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, 24-hour room service, and a dedicated Butler. Reservations can be booked by calling 1-877-208-0689 or by visiting cancun.garzablancaresort.com.
About TAFER Hotels & Resorts
TAFER is a forward thinking leisure and hospitality company with an ever-growing and evolving collection of award-winning hotels, resorts and boutique villas, including the distinctive Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa and Hotel Mousai in Puerto Vallarta, Villa del Palmar Cancun Resort & Spa, Garza Blanca Resort & Spa in Los Cabos, Sierra Lago Resort & Spa and Sian Ka’an Village, and Garza Blanca Resort & Spa in Cancun with new properties soon to be launched in Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Maya. Being a principal owner of The Villagroup Resorts, which boasts 37 years of success, TAFER’s mission is to continue to merge excellence, quality and creativity to provide extraordinary vacation experiences that can be enjoyed for a day, a week or a lifetime. Constantly seeking to reﬂect the artistry that lies at the heart of the leisure industry, the company encompasses all aspects of hospitality: hotel design and construction, resort management, timeshare and residence clubs, marketing and concept design as well as tour and travel agent services. For more information about TAFER Hotels & Resorts visit www.taferresorts.com.