Get pampered, relax and enjoy a sunset to be remembered at the stylish and exclusive Palmazul Hotel & Spa.
Palmazul Hotel & Spa is located in Ecuador’s tropical paradise San Clemente, the “Gold Coast” of Pacific Latin America. For those not familiar with Ecuador, it’s a country with vast natural and incredible cultural wealth. With the majestic Amazonian rain forest, beautiful beaches and the breathtaking Andes, there’s a sensational array of wonders to be found in this small, yet impressive country. With so much on offer including a spectacular coastline with unblemished sand, rich culture and pristine and untouched nature, Ecuador and Palmazul Hotel & Spa to be specific, should, without doubt, be on your must-visit list this year.
Location: San Clemente
Palmazul Hotel & Spa is located right on the beach along the sun-kissed coast of San Clemente, a sleepy fishing village only 40 minutes north of the airport of Manta in the Manabi Province. The picturesque village of around 2,000 inhabitants has a lot to offer and with its pristine coastline and adrenaline-fulled activities, it’s the perfect destination for a memorable holiday.
Imagine falling asleep by the sound of the ocean and enjoy a long night’s sleep in a comfortable bed only to wake up to birds singing whilst savouring a healthy breakfast of fresh fruit, bread, coffee and juices on your private balcony overlooking the ocean.
This is exactly what guests can expect when staying at Palmazul Hotel & Spa. The stylish rooms and interior design offers an exclusive vibe yet a cosy sensation of ‘feeling at home’. Chose from rooms ranging from double rooms to matrimonial suites and family suites depending on your needs. All rooms and suites are tastefully decorated with handcrafted furniture made by local artists. And after having a warm rainfall shower in the artisan designed bathtub using luxury amenities from L’occitane you will be ready to tackle the day in the tropical paradise.
No holiday is complete without a spa visit. At the hotel’s Arena Spa, the only spa in the country located a few steps from the ocean, guests can immerse themselves in natural and exotic treatments. Relax both body and mind whilst soaking up the benefits and healing effects of the wide selection of spa treatments, massages and therapies delivered by the highly trained therapists, all designed to harmonise and revitalise. If you prefer to make the most of the beautiful surroundings of the hotel you can request to have your massage on the beach or in the lush green garden for total bliss.
The hotel’s own ocean view restaurant Cocomar is located on Palmazur’s private beach. With its premium beach location, the ambience is relaxed and captivating. On the menu, you’ll find a delicious fusion cuisine with local Ecuadorian dishes mixed with Italian dishes. Try the velvety ceviches, spicy soups and delicious grilled fish or the Pasta al Pesto and Tiramisu paired with a cold local beer or a wine whilst watching the sunset from your front row seat.
Apart from pampering spa treatments and mouthwatering Ecuadorian dishes, there are plenty of facilities at the hotel to make your stay comfortable. Why not keep active by doing laps in the semi-Olympic pool or team up with other guests for a game of tennis. Afterwards, chill with a drink in the bar or lounge out on in one of the hammocks with a book and watch the mesmerizing sunset.
Palmazul Hotel & Spa is passionate about social responsibility and their commitment to the local community is ongoing. It is important for the hotel to maintain and support the local culture which guests can experience through their local members of staff offering warm and genuine hospitality which is typical for Ecuadorians. The hotel has employed 13 local residents providing them with internationally recognised training. In fact, the selected members of staff have no prior hotel experience and the training provided to them sets them up for a future career in hospitality whilst providing excellent service to the guests.
There are lots to see and do for those wanting to explore the area with several local attractions on the doorstep. The Machalilla National Park, as well as the Isla de la Plata off the coast of Puerto López, are both worth a visit. For those interested in history there are tours available to the Archeological Site of AguaBlanca in Salango as well as Finca Punta Ayambe which is one of the most popular spots of for exploring on the cultural and historical background of Ecuador. With its rich history, visitors to San Clemente also have the opportunity to experience the ancient Manteña-Guancavilca culture.
Who is this hotel for?
Palmazul Hotel & Spa is in essence, a very special place for couples of all ages, solo travellers and families to enjoy to the fullest. With its sensational sunset, warm hospitality coupled with excellent accommodation and facilities it’s the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing holiday creating memories to cherish for years to come.
Palmazul Hotel & Spa
Av Quito S / N and secondary,500 meters from the main street via Punta Bikini,
San Clemente Manabí, Ecuador
Rates start from $149/ night
For bookings: www.palmazulecuador.com/availability/