The asset is the 12th resort obtained by Playa Hotels in theDominican Republic and Mexico since its creation in 2006. Featuresinclude an 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones,conference facilities, numerous lounges and seven full-servicerestaurants, as well as a Kids Club. The resort is situated on the"Amber Coast," a 15-minute drive from the local airport and 10minutes from Puerto Plata.

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"Puerto Plata is a famous resort destination that offers guestsa complete vacation experience in a beautiful setting," says PlayaHotels & Resorts CEO Bruce Wardinski in announcing thepurchase. "The hotel enjoys an excellent reputation and we will addnew services and amenities that will create an unparalleled guestexperience." The complex fits into Playa Hotels' desire forall-inclusive beachfront hotels in the Caribbean, Latin America andMexico. Company officials say negotiations are ongoing to acquireadditional properties in those regions.

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