The Los Angeles-based Kor Hotel Group has announced the
transformation of its newest Mexico acquisition, Hotel Villa del
Sol on the Mexican Riviera, into The Tides Zihuatanejo.
To welcome the resort into The Tides family of properties, Kor
has introduced an array of signature Tides amenities to suit the
brand’s coastal image including an enhanced beach experience,
exclusive butler services and a seafood-themed restaurant providing
private lagoon dining.
Carlos Blanco, general manager, was previously with Jumby Bay in
Antigua, and has led the resort’s transformation.
“Kor Hotel Group continues to challenge traditional concepts of
luxury hospitality through its commitment to provocative design and
intuitive service in the most sought-after locations,” said
Nicholas Clayton, president of Kor Hotel Group. “The Tides brand
plays a key role in this strategy, offering chic beachfront resorts
that emit a spirited, romantic ambience designed for travel
connoisseurs who share our vision. Naturally, Kor reserves The
Tides identity for singular properties of only the finest
standards. Kor has chosen to re-brand Hotel Villa del Sol,
highlighting the consistent delivery of quality there and the
resort’s eagerness to adopt the luxury practices Kor creates at
each Tides property.”
The Tides Zihuatanejo lays on Zihuatanejo Bay’s Playa la Ropa.
Two-story adobe-inspired casitas house the resort’s 35 guestrooms
and 35 suites in a garden setting.
Infinity pools with waterfalls and fountains and a 600-foot
beach add to the property.
Beachfront enhancements include a high-noon complimentary
beverage refresher service. Beach Butlers offer tanning products,
neck cushions, pre-loaded iPods, pool and oceanside dining and
After dark, the beach becomes a bonfire beach lounge, complete
with Beach Butlers.
The property’s La Marea restaurant offers a beach-club ambience
with Mediterranean and Mexican fare. The Coral Bar offers daily
specials and a Tequila Maestro to facilitate tastings of different
types of tequila.
Renovations are also planned for the spa, to include
hacienda-like interiors, updated spa suites and a relaxation