Meliá Braco Village in Rio Bueno marks brand's debut in Jamaica - Insights

Meliá Braco Village in Rio Bueno marks brand’s debut in Jamaica

Meliá Hotels International has announced  the opening of the all-inclusive Meliá Braco Village in Rio Bueno, Jamaica as part of its Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand. This opening is the company’s second hotel in the English-speaking Caribbean after Meliá Nassau Beach in the Bahamas, and it’s first in Jamaica.

Melia Braco Village

With a total of 226 spacious guest rooms, including 61 suites, the all-inclusive Meliá Braco Village features a choice of six restaurants, three bars and two  swimming pools. Guests can choose from a variety of garden view and oceanfront rooms equipped with plush bathrobes and slippers, Nespresso coffee machines, minibar, iron, 42 inch Flat Screen TV, high speed Wi-Fi internet and 24 hour room service.

The resort offers an exceptional gourmet experience with six on-site restaurants including The Market Place, an open-kitchen concept featuring an international buffet; 876 PRIME serving up steaks and chops; O’Grille, a beachside Jamaican restaurant that incorporates traditional Caribbean dishes made with authentic, locally sourced ingredients; Rasta Pasta, an a-la-carte Italian restaurant; Nikkei, an innovative culinary concept featuring Japanese and Peruvian fusion cuisine served at Teppanyaki style tables; and Golden Sand, serving as the property’s beachside restaurant.

In addition to dining options, Meliá Braco Village will have three distinct bars, each offering a different atmosphere: Jigger is the hotel’s piano bar that is perfect for a quiet, intimate drink; The Shaker, complete with a curated DJ experience complete with modern tropical cocktails in a vibrant seaside setting; and Chill Out Bar, which offers traditional jerk style roasted cuisine during the daytime and a relaxing cocktail experience at night.

For the discerning traveler, Meliá Braco Village offers Meliá Hotels & Resorts’ signature concept, THE LEVEL, complete with a VIP Level Lounge featuring private check-in service and light bites in the afternoon; the beachside Golden Sand restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily; exclusive designated areas for families, couples and groups; personalized concierge service; top-category rooms; and premium alcohol service. Room choices include breathtaking oceanfront rooms and decadent beachside rooms, each option replete with magnificent views. THE LEVEL lounge boasts floor to ceiling windows with breathtaking ocean views, as well as its own YHI spa treatment suites as part of the lounge, a first for Meliá Hotels and Resorts brand. In addition, guests of THE LEVEL are treated to the ultimate pampering experience with complimentary sunscreen and cooling Aloe Vera lotion at a dedicated pool and daily turndown service. Amenities provided at THE LEVEL offer guests the perfect hotel within a hotel experience.

During the day, all guests have access to two dazzling pools, as well as an array of activities. A variety of restoring spa treatments are offered in the signature YHI Spa with 8 massage rooms available, and an onsite fitness center is open 24 hours a day so guests can workout at their leisure. Guests can also engage in a friendly sports match at the resort’s basketball court or football pitch, perfect for families and groups.

Families are catered to with a wide assortment of specialty services including a babysitting service and Meliá Hotels & Resorts’ Kids & Co. concept for children ages five to 12. Melia Braco Village’s youngest guests can partake in a range of interactive games, arts and crafts projects and more.

For the business traveler, Meliá Braco Village offers a business center, Wi-Fi in public spaces, and two designated rooms for meetings and events with capacity for up to 100 people. The hotel’s two intimate meeting venues are perfect for small to medium-size groups, and there is a variety of outdoor and indoor public spaces for all types of events and special occasions.

A picturesque destination for weddings and special events, Meliá Braco Village offers a multitude of romance experiences for guests. Two gazebos, one overlooking the ocean and one in the property’s lush garden area, are the ideal setting for couple to exchange their vows, along with a variety of indoor options as well.

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