Palmas del Mar

Palmas del Mar is a golf course resort and residential community consisting of beach resorts. It is located in the municipality of Humacao, Puerto Rico, on the southeast corner of the island.[1]

Palmas Yacht Club in Humacao, Puerto Rico

FeaturesEdit

Set in approximately 2,750 acres (11.1 km2) of land, the resort includes over 25 different neighborhoods, many of which consist of villas.

Palmas del Mar residential community has a bank, retail shops, The Palmas Academy, a private school, an equestrian centre; two golf courses, 20 tennis courts, 16 restaurants, a casino, a country club with spa, a beach club, security with strict-access control 24 hours a day and a full-service marina, which was purchased in 2014 by Encanto Group.[2]

Doral Resort is in Palmas del Mar.[3]

Candelero Beach Resort is in Palmas del Mar.[4][5]

Austin L. Mott III was the vice-president of the resort.[6]

The school inside the resort is called Palmas Academy. It was founded in 1992 by a group of parents and educators. The Academy is a coeducational, nonsectarian institution with English as the language of instruction and an excellent Spanish curriculum. The campus has 18 acres (73,000 m2) of land surrounded by a natural settings. The Academy has access to many of the facilities at Palmas del Mar community. The school also instructs in sports such as soccer, volleyball, golf, cross country, basketball, tennis, track and field, and swimming. In addition, the school has several clubs, such as The Drama Club, The Debate Club, The Environmental Club, The Living Green Team, El Club de Oratoria, Advanced Art, The Student Council, among others.

In popular cultureEdit

A large portion of the Puerto Rican boy band Menudo's second feature film, Una Aventura Llamada Menudo, was filmed at Palmas del Mar.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kaufmann, Martin. "Puerto Rico recovery takes hold slowly across island's resorts". Golfweek. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  2. ^ "Encanto Group to invest $200 mn in Puerto Rico resort". San Diego Union Tribune. March 11, 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  3. ^ "International Hospitality Enterprises Announces New Executive Appointments at Condado Vanderbilt and La Concha Resort". www.hotelinteractive.com. Hotel Interactive. August 6, 2015. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Candelero All-Inclusive Makes Debut in Puerto Rico". Caribbean Journal. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  5. ^ Reffes, Melanie. "New resorts in the Caribbean for 2018-19". USA TODAY.
  6. ^ Spitz, Jill Jorden (September 27, 1996). "Tourism Board Taps Resort Executive Austin Mott". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 22 December 2018.

Coordinates: 18°04′55″N 65°47′53″W / 18.08194°N 65.79806°W / 18.08194; -65.79806