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Las Villas Hotel & Spa Opens within the Estrella del Mar, Mazatlán’s
Gated American Master-planned Golf and Beach Resort


"In a time where many resort communities have slowed progress, we’ve aggressively pushed
forward to meet the long-term commitment we made to our property owners and guests.” 
said Pat Butler, CEO of Club Acquisition Company. 

Aurora, CO - July 7, 2010 -- Located on 816-acres with 3.5 miles of pristine beach on the Mexican Rivera, Estrella del Mar is Mazatlán’s premier gated American master-planned oceanfront luxury golf and beach resort. Estrella del Mar already has over 250 owners from around the world. Owners and guests alike are privileged to enjoy all the amenities the resort has to offer. This month, the resort opened its new beachside hotel, Las Villas Hotel & Spa. Guests can now experience the ultimate in hospitality, four signature restaurants and a luxurious new spa facility. The acclaimed Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Championship golf course, tennis courts and the Estrella del Mar Turtle Sanctuary complete your resort experience. 

Located just 10 minutes from the Mazatlán International Airport on lushly secluded Stone Island, Estrella del Mar is one of Mexico’s best kept secrets. Non-stop and one stop air access is available from 20 cities in the US, Canada and Mexico. And if nightlife, sight-seeing, the arts, international restaurants and European built architecture is of interest, the city of Mazatlán is a 30 - 45 minute drive from the resort.

Las Villas Hotel & Spa is inspired by traditional colonial Mexican design. The custom décor in the hotel’s Ocean Front, Ocean View and Garden View rooms is elegant and refined, including oversized granite and marble bathrooms with luxury tub and glass enclosed rain shower. Every guest will experience the perfect blend of luxury, affordability, unsurpassed beauty and service. Hotel guests and owners alike have access to a selection of on-site amenities, including 4 restaurants, our luxurious spa and fitness center, tennis, pool, beachside outdoor Jacuzzi’s and our acclaimed Estrella del Mar Turtle Sanctuary.

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“The opening of Las Villas Hotel & Spa represents a major milestone for Estrella del Mar,” said Pat Butler, CEO of Club Acquisition Company and 50% managing partner of Estrella del Mar. “My partners and I, Paladin Realty, continue to invest in Estrella del Mar with the end goal of making it one of the premier resort destinations in all of Mexico. In a time where many resort communities have slowed progress, we’ve aggressively pushed forward to meet the long-term commitment we made to our property owners and guests.”

Additional significant hotel amenities and features include:

  • New Signature Restaurants – The existing La Paloma Restaurant, located at the clubhouse, will now be joined by three new dining experiences on property, including Los Delfines Restaurant & Bar, The Courtyard Café and for lighter fare, the Las Villas Poolside Restaurant. 
  • Las Villas Spa – The spa facility at Las Villas features a sauna, steam room, massage and relaxation room, hydrotherapy and many signature spa treatments of the Mexican Rivera. The facility also features a state-of-the-art fitness center and salon offering a wide array of the most popular salon treatments.
  • Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Championship Golf: The 18-hole championship course boasts ocean views with beautiful tropical landscaping that borders the pristine Pacific coastline. Known for the breathtaking scenery and prestigious course layout, the Robert Trent Jones, Jr. course is the premier golf experience in Mazatlán. 
  • Meeting Facilities – Las Villas Resort & Spa offers two meeting rooms and substantial space for corporate meetings and retreats. Each room is fully equipped with the latest technology in audio and visual equipment and WiFi.
New Condominiums:

In addition to Las Villas Hotel & Spa, Estrella del Mar recently unveiled Phase III of their Beachfront Condominium residences, representing an additional 84 units of which 32 are ready for immediate occupancy. Each residence features state-of-the-art finishes and has been designed to maximize views of the ocean and golf course and has a private walk-out patio with immediate access to the swimming pool and beach, or a private balcony providing outstanding panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. Condominiums are constructed to meet the highest U.S. standards; the interior design features granite countertops, GE Profile appliances, travertine marble flooring, natural finish solid wood cabinetry, kitchen island, laundry room, central heat and air conditioning, solid wood doors, Internet access and satellite television.

Residences range from one to three bedrooms with penthouse units available. Prices start at $325,000 USD and an average cost per square foot of $325. Phase III comes on the heels of a successful sellout of Phase I and II residences.

Estrella del Mar has golf course home sites available that offer the serenity, beauty and lifestyle like that of no others in Mazatlán. Home sites start at $89,500 and construction costs average $130 per square foot.

About Club Acquisition Company: 
Club Acquisition Company (CAC) is a resort and residential real estate development firm with global headquarters in Aurora, Colorado. CAC currently oversees and manages land, home and condo sales, hotels, restaurants, golf courses, construction and real estate businesses in Mexico and the United States. More than 1,000 people are employed through these businesses and over 9,500 individual homes, lots, or condos have been sold.

Owner and managing director, J. Patrick Butler, has been recognized as a visionary and real estate pioneer. Mr. Butler made history in the U.S. and Mexico in 1992 by privatizing 35,000 acres of land near the town of San Felipe, Baja, Mexico. Never before had the Mexican Government allowed such a large tract of land to be developed by a U.S. developer.

Mr. Butler has selectively assembled an international management team which collectively has more than 100 years of experience in land development, marketing, sales, and operating hospitality properties in the United States and Latin America. With exceptional foresight and care for the environment, Club Acquisition Company provides a new dawn to the ever changing world of real estate development.


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Also See: Resorts and Hotels On the Rise in the Pacific Coastal City of Mazatlán, Mexico / May 2008

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