Summer 2020

22 space, privacy and luxury. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, they offer a truly spectacular perspective on the world that reminds guests what it means to be in paradise. The resort boasts an extensive selection of different activities, each with the intention of allowing guests to relax and wallow in luxury. For those who simply want to sit back and relax, the pool is the ideal spot to watch the world pass by, but for guests who demand The Memory Makers Have you ever wanted to get away from it all? Finding the ideal spot is no easy feat, especially one which combines a focus on adults with the ultimate in luxury. Fortunately, Blue Diamond Resorts Cuba has proven itself the ideal candidate, running a number of resorts and hotels including Memories Jibacoa Resort – winner of Cuba's Most Outstanding Adults-Only Retreat – 2019. Here at LUXlife, we thought we would dig a little deeper to see what makes the space truly unique. For Blue Diamond Resorts, it’s no surprise that its organizations are award-winning. As the fastest-growing resort chain in the Caribbean, Blue Diamond Resorts has managed to gain a spectacular 47-property portfolio with over 15,500 rooms in ten countries. The innovative nature of the company has allowed the team to tailor its hotels to suit their guests, guaranteeing the height of luxury. Every Blue Diamond Resort aims to redefine what all-inclusive means, with each of its many resorts combining industry leading amenities with personally crafted touches that elevate a vacation experience into something truly special. With some of the most experienced names in the industry taking control, visitors can be assured of a truly luxurious welcome. Where some would hold back, the teams across all Blue Diamond Resorts are encouraged to take advantage of any opportunity to enhance the experience of a guest. It is thanks to this active thought process that the team has been able to claim such a good position in the world of hospitality. For the hardworking teams, Blue Diamond Resorts has been one of the major reasons behind the team’s success. With technology and social trends shaping the way in which the industry operates, the message from the top has always been to adapt and innovate to these trends. This is why guests at any of these resorts should feel comfortable in using the services of the of the most forward-thinking companies out there. The team at Blue Diamond Resorts was not only one of the first to remove single- use plastics from circulation, they also monitor how water is used, supports the welfare of stray animals with a Cat Café and source their food locally. This not only helps the environment, but the local economy. Those wanting to take advantage of technology at these resorts are fortunate because its hotels were some of the first in Cuba to offer free wi-fi. The services that these resorts offer vary from place to place, with each having a category that Oct19530 it falls within. The Royalton Hicacos Resort & Spa and Royalton Cayo Santa Maria Resort & Spa offer an adult-only ambiance while the Eight Memories Resorts & Spa is designed to impress travelers looking for high-quality all- inclusive amenities, a popular kids club with famous themed characters Toopy & Binoo™, and an innovative teen’s lounge. The highly regarded Starfish Resorts offers guests kilometers of pristine white sand beaches, breath-taking surroundings, and a chance to explore the rich culture and heritage that each resort is founded upon. At Starfish Resorts, guests are invited to enjoy friendly and personable service, international culinary classics, one-of-a-kind entertainment and authentic experience for travelers of all ages. This makes it perfect for families, couples, and singles on a quest for the perfect all-inclusive vacation. These resorts are spread across the whole of the Caribbean, but one branch has managed to stand out amongst strong competition as particularly impressive. Memories Jibacoa Resort is the resort that has won this prestigious award, proving itself to be exceptional in every regard. Located in Cuba, it has gained a special reputation for excellence. The team have taken the high standards and expectations established by Blue Diamond Resorts and elevated them even higher. Of course, one of the key aspects of Memories Jibacoa Resort is that it’s an exclusively adults-only resort. This allows the resort to operate as an escape from a world of noisy kids and stressed parents into somewhere considerably more refined. Guestrooms are designed to express the ultimate in comfortable living, with the perfect fit for travelers of all types and budgets. Amongst the many hotel rooms are ten suites, in two-storey, hacienda-style buildings. This delightful accommodation is available for those who need a little extra in terms of