First all-inclusive Kimpton resort to open in Mexico

IHG Hotels & Resorts' boutique brand Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has signed its first all-inclusive resort. Kimpton Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort, Spa & Nature Park, along with the resort’s owner, Sunset World, and operator, Playa Hotels & Resorts, will bring the brand to the Riviera Maya’s Playa del Carmen in early 2024.

Originally opened in November 2008, the property will rebrand and complete an interior renovation of its 255 guestrooms, suites and villas. The beachfront resort will have 11 culinary concepts, five swimming pools, private beach access, a spa, a fitness center and several family-friendly facilities ranging from a Kids Club to water sports. The resort also will house a total of 26,200 square feet of meetings and events space across 12 rooms.

“This development is testament to Kimpton’s continued growth and broad resonance,” Kimpton CEO Mike DeFrino said in a statement. “We couldn’t have found better partners than Sunset World and Playa Hotels & Resorts to bring our first all-inclusive resort to life, and believe our special brand of boutique hospitality will translate perfectly in this renowned part of Mexico.”

Located in Riviera Maya in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Kimpton Hacienda Tres Ríos is named after the three freshwater rivers that flow through the Tres Ríos Nature Park. 

Playa Hotels & Resorts currently manages more than 10 hotels in Mexico. It has successfully assisted with developing well-known brands such as Hyatt Zilara, Hyatt Ziva and Wyndham Alltra. The Hacienda Tres Rios marks Playa’s first resort with Kimpton.