Punta Mita‘s Four Seasons Resort Ranked #1 Golf Course in World by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine
Upscale Resort in Mexico’s Hottest Development Also Takes Top Honors in Accommodations and Service
PUNTA MITA, Mexico,
June 21 /PRNewswire/ —
The Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita — the flagship resort of the innovative 1,500-acre, master-planned community just north of Puerto Vallarta — has taken top honors in three categories of Conde Nast Traveler’s eleventh annual Reader’s Choice survey on the world’s finest golf resorts.
In this year’s evaluation, The Four Seasons Punta Mita is named the #1 Golf Resort in the world, as well as the top property for both accommodations and service.
Conde Nast Traveler’s survey polls readers each year, asking them to rank their favorite golf spots in six categories using a five-point scale. Course design accounts for 20% of the overall score, while speed of play accounts for 10%. Accommodations, service, food/dining and facilities each account for 17.5%. Readers rank properties as excellent, very good, good,fair or poor. The Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita topped the overall golf resort list with a score of 96.7, the accommodations list with a score of100, and the service list with a score of 100.
“Conde Nast Traveler has its finger on the pulse of what the world’s most discerning travelers want, and this survey is an excellent judge of how a particular property or destination is faring in today’s competitive industry landscape,” said Lynne Bairstow, Marketing Director for DINE, the developer of Punta Mita.
“We are thrilled to have been recognized as aleading destination — and THE home of the favorite golf resort in the world — by travelers.
These rankings prove what a special place Punta Mita truly is.”The private Jack Nicklaus Signature Course at The Four Seasons GolfClub Punta Mita is an astonishing 19-hole championship course featuring eight holes facing or playing along the ocean and breathtaking ocean vistas.
Its famed 19th Hole, an optional par-3 called the Tail of theWhale, plays 199 yards from a mainland tee box to an island green in the Pacific Ocean. Playing between 5,037 and 7,014 yards, the private Punta Mita Golf Club is open only to Punta Mita property owners and their guests, guests of TheFour Seasons Resort, and other Punta Mita residents. A second Jack Nicklaus Signature Course is now under construction at Punta Mita.
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About Punta Mita
Punta Mita is an innovative, master-planned resort and residential community covering more than 1,500 acres on a spear-shaped peninsula, surrounded by white sand beaches, Pacific Ocean waters and tropical flora.The resort is a gated, low-density development planned in accordance with the highest quality of international real estate and environmental standards.
Punta Mita is home to The Four Seasons Resort and its Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, as well as residential homes. A St. Regis Resort & Residences is under construction and will open in early 2008.Punta Mita‘s master plan calls for up to four luxury hotels, exclusive residential offerings and estate lots. Two championship golf courses, atennis center, beach clubs, spa/wellness center, equestrian center, yachtpier and small commercial village will complete this privileged residential resort community.
DINE, Mexico’s premier real estate development company and a subsidiaryof DESC, is the owner/developer of Punta Mita. DINE is Mexico’s premierreal estate developer with commercial, residential and master-plannedcommunities throughout Mexico. DESC is one of Mexico’s largest corporationswith interests in four sectors: real estate, petro-chemicals, auto partsand food products.