Destination by Hyatt debuts in Latin America

Hyatt Hotels and El Pardo Hospitality announced the opening of The Legend Paracas Resort, joining the Destination by Hyatt brand. Here’s what we know…

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The 124-suite Destination by Hyatt resort invites guests to discover the natural wonders and historical legacy of Paracas, on the coast of Peru. The resort is nestled between the Paracas Nature Reserve and the Pacific Ocean, offering panoramic views of the Paracas Bay and desert hills, designed to be a place of immersive discovery, authentic design and warm, welcoming service.

“It is a privilege to join forces with Hyatt to open The Legend Paracas Resort and connect guests with the people, place and culture of this unforgettable coastal town,” commented Ricardo Bracale, CEO of El Pardo Hospitality. “This has been an exciting project for our team, and we are thrilled to officially open our doors to local Peruvians and global travellers alike and invite guests and World of Hyatt members to make this destination their own”.

Hyatt resort guest room with doors onto terrace and ocean view

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The Legend Paracas Resort is comprised of 124 two-room suites, each equipped with private balconies or terraces that unveil stunning ocean, garden or pool views and deliver an experience that ensure guests feel right at home. The guestroom design reflects the natural beauty of the Paracas National Reserve, drawing inspiration from the natural wonders and historical legacy of the region, using wood and natural fabrics. Each suite includes a communal living room with a sofa bed, TV and desk, a kitchenette with a microwave, coffee maker, tea kettle and minibar, and guestroom have a terrace on the first floor or balcony on the second.

The resort is home to three on-site culinary concepts that offer different gastronomic experiences using the finest ingredients from the destination including its signature restaurant and bar, Azul, offering Peruvian and international flavours with fresh local ingredients and its casual beach-front restaurant Rey de Las Olas Bar & Lounge. The Pool Side Bar offers light bites and signature cocktails using Peruvian Pisco, local fruits and non-alcoholic cocktails with a twist incorporating local ingredients such as purple corn. Twenty-four-hour in-room dining is also available daily.

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At the property’s heart is the spa, which offers a variety of special services such as body massages, milk baths, scrubs, body wraps and whirlpools. Other amenities include a well-equipped fitness centre and a pool overlooking the ocean. A wide variety of curated experiences aimed at building stories are available for all ages such as kitesurfing, wakeboarding, kayaking, paddleboarding, sandboarding, buggy excursions and engaging kid-friendly activities and programmes.

Venturing out a short distance will offer a glimpse into the rich history and fascinating pre-Columbian cultures of the region, fulfilling guests’ desires for exploration, adventure and creativity. Embark on a boat tour to the Ballestas Islands, a natural wildlife sanctuary with sea lions, penguins, pelicans, and marine birds, or explore the diverse landscapes of Paracas National Reserve and hike through desert trails and unique rock formations.

The resort has a multifunctional banquet space with capacity for up to 300 meeting and event attendees, complemented by an outdoor terrace that offers a spectacular view of the bay, creating a magical space that places special events between the desert and the sea.

The Legend Paracas Resort is the 19th resort to join the diverse and growing Destination by Hyatt brand and marks the second Hyatt hotel in Peru following Hyatt Centric San Isidro Lima and the 15th Hyatt hotel in South America.

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