Azul Hotels by Karisma, a premier collection of Gourmet Inclusive® properties located throughout the Riviera Maya, Mexico offering the best in food and service, today unveiled the newly enhanced Azul Villa Carola, a six-bedroom, six-bathroom secluded haven that provides travelers the utmost in affordable luxury. Recent enhancements to the Villa include sleek new furniture, modern lighting, spectacular art installations, luxurious Egyptian cotton bed and bath linens, and lush tropical landscaping.
Providing an absolutely unique vacation experience, Azul Villa Carola seamlessly blends the allure of a vacation home escape with the added extravagances found at a five-star resort by granting guests access to neighboring, award-winning Azul Beach Hotel and its multitude of Gourmet Inclusive amenities. Specialized packages ensure guests will enjoy customized vacation experiences based on their distinctive interests and needs from the Villa’s Family & Friends and Wedding & Events offerings to its Royal Package, which includes a private chef and yacht trip for groups up to 20.
“We are excited to reintroduce the newly enhanced Azul Villa Carola, a spectacular property which offers an unrivaled level of privacy, luxury, and sleek new modern design” said Mandy Chomat, vice president of sales and marketing for Karisma, the exclusive worldwide representatives for Azul Hotels by Karisma. “Azul Villa Carola provides the best of both worlds—guests can experience all the benefits of a full-service resort while staying in a secluded, beachfront estate. Located in close proximity to Azul Beach Hotel, vacationers can partake in social activities with other hotel guests or choose to spend quality time alone at the Villa.”
The 10,700 square-foot home redefines pampering and relaxation with its ocean views, private pool, outdoor Jacuzzi for 10, dedicated staff and a multitude of lavish services that start before guests even arrive with the Villa’s Majordomo, more commonly known as a butler, seeing that any special needs or requests are tended to prior to the upcoming visit. Upon arrival, visitors are met with an unrivaled level of service provided by the Majordomo starting with a welcome glass of champagne followed by 24-hour personal care.
Although visitors may never feel the need to leave the Villa’s serenity, they have the option to utilize the Gourmet Inclusive amenities of a five star resort by virtue of nearby Azul Beach Hotel, located only a few steps away. Opting to take advantage of the signature Gourmet Inclusive plan includes all gourmet meals served a la carte at Azul Beach Hotel’s unique restaurants and bars such as the Agavero Tequila Lounge—featuring Riviera Maya’s only frozen top bar—premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, 24-hour room service, fitness center, private Beach Butler, once daily restocked beverage fridge, and Kids Club (4 – 12 years) including Fisher-Price® program for children under 5 years old offering educational play sessions, My Gym Children’s Fitness Center, a Mini Mayans program, and the opportunity to meet new friends and create lasting memories.
Providing a level of service that is a cut above the rest, Azul Villa Carola also offers specialized packages, including:
• Gourmet Inclusive Family & Friends Package, featuring a personalized vacation planner, private babysitter for eight hours per day, DVD cinema service, private chef for three daily meals and a Mayan-themed beach party complete with full décor, gourmet food and live entertainment
• Gourmet Inclusive Wedding & Events Package for brides planning their perfect day, including an on-site wedding coordinator, filing of all documents, Justice of the Peace, professional wedding photographer, complimentary online bridal registry and wedding Web site, floral arrangements for the bride and groom, private chef for one night, handmade wedding album and a decorated master suite for the wedding night with breakfast served in bed the following morning
• Gourmet Inclusive Royal Package, which offers premium full bar, aromatherapy menu, pillow menu, private beach butler, Bvlgari bathroom amenities, monogrammed bathrobes, high tech meeting equipment, a private chef for three daily meals, and daily newspaper delivery by the Majordomo. Guests can elaborate on this package by adding amenities and activities for additional costs, such as a candlelight lobster dinner for 12 at Sky Aqua Pier, a chill out party with exclusive DJ and a private yacht trip for 20, and roundtrip limo service for 12 to and from the airport.
Blending chic modern decor with tropical elegance, the Azul Villa Carola is ideal for family or group travel and easily accommodates 12 adults and eight children in its two master bedrooms, two deluxe bedrooms, two classic bedrooms and luxury pullout bed in the main living area, each with air conditioning, a LCD flat-screen TV, a DVD player, an iPod docking station, a marble and mahogany bathroom, an oversized balcony or terrace and deluxe bathrobes.
Vacationers can seamlessly transition from the living areas to the fully-equipped, granite gourmet kitchen, complete with a Nespresso coffee machine, six burner stove, refrigerator/freezer and dishwasher, where they can either prepare meals themselves or take advantage of the optional in-Villa Chef service.
Those looking to truly indulge can bask in Azul Villa Carola’s spacious outdoor living area as they take in a simple afternoon of sunning on the king-sized beach day beds or sunset cocktails on the in-pool lounge chairs. The newly landscaped outdoor space is also designed to service al fresco dining with its brick pizza oven, rollaway gas grill, large dining table for 12 as well as a pergola covered dining table for 10.
Azul Villa Carola has every detail covered including its on-site supply of baby/child essentials such as strollers, cribs, baby formula, bottles and beach games that are provided as part of the Pack & Play program. The Villa is also home to a variety of high-tech offerings that will keep guests entertained and feeling safe for the length of their stays, including Nextel radio for swift communication with the Majordomo, wireless internet access, video surveillance and armed security system, surround sound system and a Wii console.
Located just 20 minutes south of the Cancun airport, visitors can conveniently access the beachfront Azul Villa Carola and its nearby attractions, which include a selection of world-class championship 18-hole golf courses, archaeological attractions such as the Mayan ruins of Tulum and ecological park, Xcaret.
Azul Villa Carola rates begin at $2,510 complete with 24-hour butler service and daily turndown and maid service. The Gourmet Inclusive package, as detailed above, is also included in this rate. Guests are welcome to enhance their stay with additional activities and amenities for added costs.
The newly enhanced property is accepting reservations for stays starting immediately, which can be booked through a GI Vacation Consultant, or by calling 1-866-527-4762, or by visiting www.karismahotels.com.
About El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels and Azul Hotels by Karisma
El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels and Azul Hotels by Karisma are a premier hotel collection operating properties throughout the Riviera Maya, Mexico, where guests savor a Gourmet Inclusive® experience that fosters togetherness. Karisma’s growing portfolio is comprised of El Dorado Royale, A Spa Resort by Karisma; El Dorado Casitas Royale by Karisma; El Dorado Seaside Suites by Karisma; El Dorado Maroma, A Beachfront Resort, by Karisma; El Dorado Generations Maroma by Karisma; Azul Beach Hotel by Karisma; Azul Sensatori Hotel by Karisma; Azul Villa Carola by Karisma; and Azul Villa Esmeralda by Karisma. Properties have been honored with the industry's top accolades including, Conde Nast Traveler’s “Top 100 Hotels in the World,” Conde Nast Traveler’s “Gold List,” Forbes’ “Top 10 Most Romantic Hotels,” Travel Leisure’s “SMITTY Awards,” Travel Leisure Mexico’s “Gourmet Awards,” Travel Weekly’s “Readers Choice Awards” and “Magellan Awards,” TUI Travel PLC’s “Hotel of the Year,” “Gold Medal,” and “Green Medal”, TripAdvisor® Traveler’s Choice “Best Hotels for Romance,” and AAA’s “Four Diamond Award.” Karisma has received worldwide recognition for its creative approach to hospitality management and product innovations including resorts with swim-up suites, infinity balcony pools, beach butlers and cash-free transactions. Premier Worldwide Marketing is the exclusive worldwide sales and marketing representative for Karisma Hotels & Resorts. For reservations, please visit http://www.karismahotels.com.