13/02/2008PARAISO DE LA BONITA WINS THE LEADING HOTELS OF THE WORLD, LTD.

“Commitment to Quality” AWARD FOR MEXICO

Cancun, Mexico (February 8, 2008) – Paraiso de La Bonita, a 90-suite boutique hotel 20 minutes away from Cancun, was recently awarded a “Commitment to Quality” Award by The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. Announced at the prestigious luxury hospitality organization’s 2007 International Convention in Monte Carlo, Mexico, the AAA Five Diamond award winner was the only resort in Mexico, and one of the only two in the Mexico, Caribbean & South American category, to receive this esteemed award.

“Paraiso de la Bonita is pleased to win this award from such a prestigious organization,” said Lucy Ruiz, Paraiso de la Bonita General Manager. “It is a huge honor not only to be a part of The Leading Hotels of the World but also to be given recognition for our ‘Commitment to Quality.’’’

Of the nearly 450 of the world’s finest hotels, resorts and spas represented by Leading Hotels of the World, only 10 were chosen to receive the “Commitment to Quality” award for obtaining the highest possible scores during anonymous inspections.

About Paraiso de la Bonita
Created by owner, Carlos Gosselin, in homage to his wife, Elisa Gosselin, Paraiso de la Bonita (Paradise of the Beautiful) lies beachfront amidst 14 acres leading into the Caribbean Sea. The AAA Five Diamond property, which is well known for its dramatic architecture and striking use of color, features ninety ocean view suites, approximately 1,130 square feet in size, with large, private outdoor terraces (some with plunge pools); living rooms; and marble bathrooms with sunken bathtubs for two . Each of the suites is individually decorated with unusual fabrics, sculpture and antique treasures sourced by Carlos and Elisa during their travels to the Mediterranean, India, Africa, Bali, China and the Caribbean. Suites are named after geographic locations such as: Antigua, Jaipur, KwaZulu and Marbella and feature Bvlgari amenities and an in-suite tequila service.

The Thalasso Center Spa features the only certified Thalassotherapy Spa in North America, and offers a warm water hydrotherapy pool, outdoor aqua gym, fitness center, beauty salon, daily Pilates and Yoga and ‘Temazcal’, a Mayan-inspired sauna. ‘La Canoa’ restaurant offers fine dining. Afternoon tea with home baked pastries and ‘Madeleines’ is served daily at the ‘Birds Lounge’ as a complimentary treat for guests and the resort provides a never-ending supply of gourmet ‘Iced Tea of the Day’ with a new flavor for every day of the week. The second largest reef in the world is located directly in front of the property, offering guests world-class snorkeling and scuba opportunities.

Paraiso is only 20 minutes from Cancun International Airport by the property’s own fleet of air conditioned, White Lincoln Navigators, with chilled towels, iced water and individual CD menu. Cancun and Playa del Carmen are 30 minutes by road in either direction. www.paraisodelabonita.com

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