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Las Ventanas Again Only Property in Los Cabos
to Receive 'Five Diamond' Rating
Acclaimed Resort Also Honored with Sunday Time's Far Flung Luxury Award

LOS CABOS, Baja California, Mexico, Nov. 18, 2004 - Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort, has earned the prestigious AAA Five Diamond rating for 2005.  The acclaimed resort has received the coveted rating for four years in a row and, once again, is the only property in the destination of Los Cabos to earn Five Diamonds.

The Five Diamond rating is given to only the most select and exclusive hotels and resorts in North America, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, that offer the ultimate in world-class service and facilities. For 2005, 31,000 properties were evaluated by AAA and only 85 were rated at the Five Diamond level, or approximately 0.0027 percent.

"We are motivated by what we call a "Passion for Perfection" at Las Ventanas, driving us year after year to deliver personalized service and a guest experience that are unsurpassed anywhere," said Managing Director Luis Fernandes. 

Las Ventanas has also been recognized by the Travel Magazine of the Sunday Times with its 2004 Editors' Choice Award for "Far Flung Luxury." The Sunday Times, the venerable London newspaper, established its Travel Magazine awards in 2003 to represent excellence in travel. Editors' Choice awards are presented in ten categories, and Readers' Choice Awards in 16. The 2004 award winners were announced on November 10 at the World Travel Market in London, the world's largest travel and tourism exhibition.

Dramatically located at the tip of Mexico's Baja Peninsula, nestled on fine white sands along the sparkling-blue Sea of Cortez, Las Ventanas has set new standards for luxury and service in Latin America since it opened in July 1997.  The resort has redefined luxury and pampering, reaching out with special touches that are the hallmark of refined hospitality.

Las Ventanas features:  61 exceptionally spacious suites with exquisite furnishings, unique appointments hand-crafted by Mexican artisans, individual telescopes for stargazing, and magnificent panoramic views;  a holistic spa heralded for its signature treatments derived from the biological bounty of the Baja desert and its extensive menu of therapies from around the world;  signature Baja-Mediterranean cuisine, served only at Las Ventanas, inspired by the region's abundant natural resources;  a Tequila & Ceviche Bar featuring Mexico's finest tequilas and most diverse ceviche menu;  world-class golf at private Querencia Golf Course;  and an internationally recognized tennis program. For Las Ventanas reservations, call 888-ROSEWOOD (888-767-3966);  from outside the United States and Canada, call the resort directly at 52-624-144-2800.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts manages properties worldwide including The Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas, The Carlyle in New York, Las  Ventanas al Paraiso in Los Cabos, Hotel Seiyo Ginza in Tokyo, Japan, The Dharmawangsa, Jakarta, Indonesia, and a triumvirate of world-class Caribbean properties B Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda, Caneel Bay on St. John and Jumby Bay on Antigua.


Marian Gerlich / Ed Placidi
P&G Communications
fax 818-786-8709

Also See: Las Ventanas Named Top International Resort of 2004 by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report / August 2004
Las Ventanas Receives Prestigious DiRoNa Award for Dining Excellence; Resort is Only Recipient in Los Cabos / April 2004
Michel Gehrig Named Executive Chef of Las Ventanas al Paraiso, Los Cabos / August 2004
Jennifer A. Guevara Appointed Director of Sales for Rosewood's Las Ventanas al Paraiso, Los Cabos, Mexico / May 2004
Andres Araya Named Resort Manager of Rosewood's Las Ventanas al Paraiso, Los Cabos / January 2004
Luis Fernandes Named Managing Director for Rosewood’s Las Ventanas al Paraiso / June 2003

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