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IBEROSTAR Playa Pilar, a new five star hotel in Cuba

MADRID – This month sees the opening of IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts’ eleventh hotel in Cuba. Situated on Key Guillermo, in the magnificent Jardines del Rey archipelago, the IBEROSTAR Playa Pilar is a five star resort with 482 rooms distributed in 15 buildings or bungalows.

The new hotel is part of the company’s Premium Gold category. The location overlooking one of Cuba’s finest beaches, facing the world’s second longest coral reef, its wellness offering and gastronomy are just a few of the attractions that make the IBEROSTAR Playa Pilar one of the island’s great hotels.

The hotel’s prime beachfront location and the company’s long-standing commitment have proved crucial in enabling IBEROSTAR to continue strengthening its position on the island and successfully face up to the new challenges of the tourist industry.

According to Jose Antonio González, GRUPO IBEROSTAR’s Vice Chairman and CEO America, “with the opening of the IBEROSTAR Playa Pilar our aim is to further consolidate our commitment to Cuba as one of our key tourist destinations. We have been operating in this country since 1998 with highly positive results, and we are therefore delighted to be adding a new establishment that will enable us to continue growing in this market and supporting the local tourism industry as it tackles new challenges.”

The facilities at the new IBEROSTAR Playa Pilar include five swimming pools, ideal for enjoying Cuba’s unbeatable climate, a nautical point with boat hire and excursions and a beach restaurant, which provides immediate access to the paradisiacal coastline. This hotel is ideal for family holidays with a wide variety of entertainment options, as well for spending a relaxing few days, thanks to the Spa & Wellness services.

The hotel offers its guests countless leisure options, ranging from water sports including windsurfing, kayaking and scuba diving, a tennis court, sports club, beach volleyball and basketball. Those in search of rest and relaxation can enjoy the Spa & Wellness centre, featuring a sauna, thermal baths and an extensive choice of treatments and massages. The hotel has its own beauty and hair salon, which completes the range of personal care services.

The hotel offers a choice of three specialities restaurants – Mediterranean, Creole and Japanese.

IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts is a resort hotel chain based in Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Islands, Spain), founded by the Fluxà family in 1986. IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts is an integral part of GRUPO IBEROSTAR, one of the main Spanish tourist companies with over 80 years of experience, which currently has more than 100 hotels of 4 and 5 stars in 16 countries around the world.

For more information visit: http://www.iberostar.com/