YEMAYA, COLIBRI BOUTIQUE HOTELS’ ISLAND HIDEAWAY IN THE CARIBBEAN, GEARS UP WITH MORE COMFORT AND STYLE WITH NEW ACCOMMODATIONS, DINING, FERRY AND GENERAL MANAGER
(Little Corn Island, NICARAGUA – October 2017) Re-opening on November 16 after an extensive refurbishment and the addition of five luxury oceanfront suites with plunge pools, Yemaya Island Hideaway and Spa invites guests to soak in the breathtaking views of Little Corn Island’s emerald-green waters in a setting that’s both adventurous and naturally luxurious. The motor-vehicle-free setting and natural island beauty are enhanced by Yemaya’s upgraded F&B program where new, changing menus at the two dining outlets showcase Hispanic and Pre-Hispanic, Caribbean, Creole, Mayan and Thai influences. Additionally, five more suites are planned for 2018.
(New Yemaya Oceanfront Suites, Credit: Colibri Boutique Hotels)
With Yemaya’s new custom ferry transport, guests will arrive in even more comfort and style
Also new, Yemaya’s custom-built ferry will be the official start to an adventure on Little Corn Island. After a quick flight from Managua to Corn Island, 50 miles off the coast of Nicaragua, guests board Yemaya’s new 40-foot custom-built ferry for a comfortable, private transport to Little Corn Island. The ferry, built in the US by Sea Hawk Industries, offers both indoor and outdoor seating and has twin Yamaha 300 four-stroke motors, GPS, radio, radar and life jackets, all ensuring the highest safety standards. Guests will also have a dry place to store luggage during the boat trip.
Leading the Team at Yemaya Island Hideaway and Spa is New General Manager Federico Spada
A specialist in Latin America hospitality and cuisine, Federico Spada returns to Nicaragua as general manager at Yemaya Island Hideaway and Spa, responsible for all management, F&B programming, staff training, operations, spa development and planning. Spada is well-versed in hospitality in Nicaragua, Mexico, Argentina and Panama, recently holding the positions of GM at Mukul Beach, Golf & Spa, where he positioned the resort from its opening in 2013 as the first luxury property in Nicaragua and at La Purificadora Hotel in Pueblo, Mexico, where he elevated the culinary direction of the area by creating a pop-up chef dining experience featuring S. Pellegrino Young Chef Latin America winner Daniel Nate. He also held positions at Hotel Habita in Mexico City, Hotelito Desconocido on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, and at the Four Seasons Punta Mita.
About Yemaya Island Hideaway and Spa
Set on motor-vehicle-free Little Corn Island on the Caribbean side of Nicaragua, Yemaya Island Hideaway and Spa offers 16 oceanfront suites (5 with plunge pool), a spa, yoga and beachfront water sports. Yemaya’s restaurant and beach bar offer changing menus based on organic ingredients from the resort’s own garden along with fresh meats and seafood. The resort produces 50% of its own energy. Yemaya offers a luxurious and relaxed glimpse into the island’s Creole and beach culture. www.yemayalittlecorn.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/yemayalittlecorn Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yemayalittlecorn/
About Colibri Boutique Hotels
Members of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Colibri Boutique Hotels consist of four properties in Tulum, Mexico (El Pez, Mezzanine, Mi Amor and La Zebra) and one on Little Corn Island, Nicaragua (Yemaya Island Hideaway and Spa). Designed for barefoot-chic relaxation, the collection includes both all-adult properties and properties suitable for individuals, couples and families. The five hotels are air-conditioned, generate their own energy, offer concierge service, and include WiFi. Distinctive dining and bar options are featured as well. www.colibriboutiquehotels.comInstagram: www.instagram.com/colibriboutiquehotels/. From the US, dial 1-303-800-1948. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org