MALAGA, Spain & MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 4, 2015--DoubleTree by Hilton today celebrated the arrival of its newest hotel on the glorious Spanish coast with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higueron, a beautiful new hotel conveniently located on the coastline close to Marbella and Malaga.
The upscale resort boasts 177 bright guest rooms and suites and fantastic sports and leisure facilities. The hotel was designed to make full use of the region's climate and includes three swimming pools, two of which are large outdoor pools, and calming water features throughout. Other leisure facilities include a sand sports center, two tennis courts, and 11 padel courts. The hotel is also a short walk from the beach and is home to the indulgent Nagomi Spa offering a range of wellness therapies alongside an indoor pool, waterfalls, a Turkish bath and a sauna.
Guests will have the opportunity to savor gastronomic delights at the award-winning Sollo Restaurant, or enjoy a la carte Mediterranean cuisine and tapas at Al Rolo Restaurant. For cocktails and snacks, guests can also head to the infinity bar terrace, located on the hotel's top floor which houses an outstanding infinity pool and sky lounge with panoramic views over the Mediterranean Sea.
John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, "Europe was introduced to DoubleTree in 2008 with the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge in the U.K., and since then we have opened more than 50 hotels across the region with now five in Spain. Travelers who have visited our city center, resort and airport locations have come to count on our warm chocolate chip cookie welcome and signature service and we are looking forward to welcoming guests with DoubleTree hospitality on the Costa del Sol."
The Costa del Sol is one of Europe's most renowned holiday destinations, famous for its sandy beaches, golf courses and?subtropical climate, with 320 days of sunshine each year. One of the oldest cities in the world, and known to be the capital of the Costa del Sol, the beautiful Malaga is just along the coastline from the resort and is most definitely worth a visit. The city offers tourists a cultural and cosmopolitan vibe, shaping it into a great place to go in the Costa del Sol. Also, the resort itself is located 20 kilometers from Malaga International Airport, making it convenient for the millions of tourists who visit each year from Europe and further afield.
Jose Navas, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higueron said, "We are extremely excited to start welcoming guests to our hotel. Combining incredible views of the Mediterranean Sea along with first-class facilities and service, we are confident that the hotel will be a winning choice for guests aged 16 years or older wanting to take full advantage of the region's climate and the hotel's extensive leisure facilities."
DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higueron joins four other DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in Spain: DoubleTree by Hilton Girona, Alexandra Barcelona ?V A DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center La Mola and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Emporda. The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higueron also expands the brand's growing portfolio in Spain and Portugal, now totaling 13 Hilton Worldwide properties.
DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higueron participates in Hilton HHonorsR, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & MilesR on the same stay and No Blackout Dates on reward stays. HHonors members always get the lowest price, along with HHonors Points, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through DoubleTree by Hilton.
DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higueron is located at Autopista Costa del Sol, salida 217, Avenida del Higueron, no 48, 29640, Fuengirola, Malaga. For more information or to make a reservation, visit DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higueron or telephone: +34 95 1919 105.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
With a fast-growing, global collection of more than 425 upscale hotels in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations across six continents and nearly 40,000 rooms in the pipeline, every little thing we do at DoubleTree by Hilton inspires us to create a rewarding experience for our hotel guests, our Team Members and the communities we proudly serve. Our hospitality begins with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome upon arrival and continues with the award-winning Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program, an array of fine services and amenities and our longstanding CARE Culture tradition that empowers Team Members to provide the special comforts and acts of kindness that make the traveler feel human again. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in and choose their room. To make reservations at any DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, travelers may visit our brand website at http://www.doubletree.com. Social media users may connect with us at http://www.facebook.com/doubletree, http://www.twitter.com/doubletree and http://www.youtube.com/doubletreehotels. For the latest news, story starters and fact sheets about our brand, reporters and bloggers may visit our DoubleTree by Hilton Global Media Center at news.doubletree.com.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 96 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,440?managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with?more than 730,000 rooms in 97 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio ?V A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonorsR. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi,?as well as?digital amenities?that are available?exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room?using?a Digital Key. Visit? news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at? facebook.com/hiltonworldwide,? twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, flickr.com/hiltonworldwide, and? linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.
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