Manzanillo, Col., September 20, 2012. The prestigious travel industry organization World Travel Awards has recognized the Wyndham Grand- Isla Navidad Resort and its spectacular 27 hole championship golf course as "Mexico's Leading Golf Resort 2012".
This is the first time that the spectacular AAA Four Diamond Award resort, is given such a recognition during the 19th edition of the World Travel Awards. Leading travel brands from across the Caribbean and Americas shared top honours at a World Travel Awards ceremony hosted at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa on September 14, 2012. The awards are given based on the vote of travel agents worldwide.
In operation for 15 years since its opening in 1997, the 199 deluxe resort is the centerpiece of Isla Navidad, a 1,200 acre private and exclusive tourist development features a boutique hotel, a 27 hole championship golf course, a 207 slip marina and a residential area with private homes and villas. The resort is located 30 minutes away from the Manzanillo Playa de Oro International Airport (ZLO) and 50 minutes away from downtown Manzanillo.
The Wyndham Grand-Isla Navidad Resort, is the ideal setting for a romantic couples' getaway, a golfers weekend in paradise, a fun family beach vacation in the sun or an executive meeting or incentive program for up to 300 attendees. The resort, with a Spanish/Mediterranean architecture and several Mexican decorative elements in guestrooms and public areas, offers 41 spacious and luxurious suites, located throughout the building amid a lush and green mountain backdrop, overlooking the marina, lagoon or the Pacific Ocean.
The 27 hole Isla Navidad Country Club, located just 5 minutes away from the hotel's lobby is considered one of golf course designer and architect Robert Von Hagge's masterpieces with 5 holes bordering the Pacific Ocean, surrounded by green mountains, cliffs and a lush vegetation where plenty of local birds live year around.
Three nine hole courses named Lagoon, Ocean and Mountain provide a wide variety of challenging and rewarding golf shots for players of all levels. The course has been host to several prestigious professional and amateur events. Here, caddies are mandatory for all players making the experience much more enjoyable as they are experts at providing the right distance, the perfect break on a 20 foot putt and will help you maintain the course in tip-top shape.
The Wyndham Grand- Isla Navidad Resort offers over 25,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and several outdoor patios and gardens to hold a variety of events, meetings and incentive programs. For a "Grand Destination Wedding", the hotel has several spectacular outdoor locations overlooking the Pacific Ocean with dramatic backdrops as well as the services of an experienced Wedding Specialist.
The Wyndham Grand- Isla Navidad offers European Plan rates, Bed & Breakfast and All Inclusive options as well as Golf, Fishing, Romance and Spa Packages.
"We are truly honored to receive such a prestigious award which confirms our commitment to provide world class facilities and service at all of our entities. We were selected over several of Mexico's top golf resorts in several other beach destinations. We invite you to come and experience Isla Navidad soon. This award will help us position ourselves as one the best resorts on the West Coast of Mexico", expressed Jorge Garibay, the property's General Manager.
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