July 14, 2024

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Puerto Rico Has a Hip New Boutique Resort Caribbean Journal

A hip new boutique lodge has opened its doors in the Condado district of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has figured out. 

The hip new 26-room lodge is the product of a $1 million expenditure by proprietor Rafal Pagan, who now has a portfolio of three motels in Condado, such as the Wave lodge and the El San Geronimo resort. 

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The pool deck.

“Despite the difficulties that world tourism is going by means of as a final result of the Covid-19 pandemic, in Puerto Rico we validate the toughness and resilience of this financial exercise with an aggressive pipeline of new investments in the sector,” claimed Carla Campos, executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. 

So what’s it like?

The sleek, crisply-created Ivy has a a pool and sundeck, no cost Wi-Fi across the assets and small touches like reliable Puerto Rican coffee in each and every room. 

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The boutique proposition was an appealing a single for Pagan. 

“The value I see in the boutique resort phase is that the attributes have a reasonably lower ceiling and strong functioning margins, and as a result are much more resilient in the course of economic downturns” he stated. “This is a key advantage when compared to the greater resort chains.”

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Extra and more vacationers are also trying to find out genuine, personal experiences, Pagan stated. 

The Ivy is the hottest in a burgeoning collection of layout-ahead lodges in Condado, just one that kicked off in earnest with the debut of the O:reside hotel by hotelier Loisse Herger, who followed that up with her most modern entry, the gorgeous OLV: Fifty 5.

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The OLV: Fifty 5 lodge in Condado.

Most recently, the former Serafina Beach front Vacation resort was remodeled into the new Condado Ocean Club, which officially launched its rebranding this fall. 

And it is yet yet another indication that it might be time for Puerto Rico to start off advertising Condado as a one of a kind destination in its individual suitable. 

“The transformation of this assets is important to go on increasing the benchmarks of the hotel featuring in the coronary heart of Condado ” Campos reported. 

For more, visit The Ivy. 

— CJ