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Joamilka Contreras Appointed General Manager at Villa La Estancia
Nuevo Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

San Diego, CA (January 2008) - Villa Group Resorts ( has announced the appointment of Joamilka Contreras to the position of General Manager for the 245-suite Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa Nuevo Vallarta. She will be responsible for daily operations of the new beachfront resort overlooking Banderas Bay in Riviera Nayarit.

According to Carlos Aquino, Corporate Director of the Villa Group Resorts Vallarta, Ms. Contreras will be entrusted with developing a high caliber team to provide a luxury environment with a heavy focus on delivering the utmost in accommodations, hospitality, service and amenities.

“Joamilka is joining Villa La Estancia Nuevo Vallarta at a critical and exciting time,” remarked Aquino.

“We know that her background brings great expertise to our newest property. And we’re happy to welcome her to the Villa Group Resorts family.”

Ms. Contreras brings to Villa Group Resorts a wealth of experience in hotel management that she acquired from working with several companies located throughout Mexico and the Dominican Republic. Holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Administration, Ms. Contreras has participated in training seminars and special courses at the prestigious Cornell University in New York, focusing in Strategic Management and Sales & Marketing.

The second phase of Villa La Estancia’s 245 suites, main restaurant and lobby opened in December 2007, with the final phase slated for completion by late summer 2008. Spacious suite sizes range from 1,200 sq. ft. for one-bedrooms to 3,350 sq. ft. for three-bedrooms. Deluxe guestrooms are also available. Amenities include upscale and poolside dining, the 17,000 sq. ft. Tatewari Spa, a 3,500 sq.
ft. fitness center, a two-level freeform pool, and three 12-person whirlpool spas overlooking the beach and ocean.

About The Villa Group

The Villa Group is one of Mexico’s leading privately owned hotel, resort and real estate development companies. Their portfolio includes beachfront destination resorts, exclusive fractional and full ownership luxury real estate developments, and a secluded mountaintop boutique retreat. The collection includes: Cabo San Lucas – Villa La Estancia, Villa del Arco, Villa del Palmar and Hotel Santa Fe; Puerto Vallarta – Villa del Palmar and Villa del Mar; Nuevo Vallarta – Villa del Palmar Flamingos and Villa La Estancia; Sierra Madre Mountain Range – Sierra Lago Resort & Spa. Additionally, Villa del Palmar and Villa La Estancia multi-property developments are scheduled to open in Cancun (2008) and Loreto (2008). For more information or reservations, call toll free from U.S. & Canada (877) 845- 5247 or visit


Villa Group Resorts

Also See: Sergio Nuñez Named Hotel Manager for the 245-suite Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa, Nuevo Vallarta, México / May 2007
The Villa Group Names David Kuhn Corporate Director E-Commerce Sales & Marketing / August 2007


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