MANZANILLO, MEXICO-Barcelo Hotels & Resorts has acquired the 324-room Karmina Palace Hotel here for $48.2 million. The Spain-based hospitality and travel company says it will place the AAA four-diamond property into its Barcelo Premium Collection.

The resort features an onsite 18-hole golf course with a club house, three restaurants, four bars, eight swimming pools, a children’s activity club, a fitness center, spa services, boutique shopping, and nightly entertainment. The resort also has meeting rooms for groups of up to 1,200 people.

Barcelo Hotels and Resorts is a family owned, privately held hospitality company that owns, manages or franchises hotels in 14 countries with more than 30,000 rooms worldwide. Karmina Palace Hotel is Barcelo’s 10th in Mexico. A company official was not immediately available Friday for comment.

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