Starwood Vacation Ownership Begins Construction on The Westin Los Cabos Ocean Villas

The Westin Los Cabos Ocean Villas is the first vacation ownership resort in Los Cabos, Mexico to be developed by a major U.S.-based lodging company.

The Westin Los Cabos Ocean Villas will feature 64 two-bedroom lock-off villas and boast Westin's signature amenities and services that help guests feel at their best, including pools, a restaurant, spa and WestinWORKOUT(R) Powered by Reebok fitness facility. Villas will feature gourmet kitchens with granite countertops, separate living and dining areas, balconies overlooking the Sea of Cortez, separate bedrooms featuring the renowned Westin Heavenly Bed(R) and flat screen televisions in the bedrooms and living room area.

'We are excited to begin construction on this resort and introduce another Westin Vacation Ownership product in Mexico offering renewal and relaxation to our guests. The location is one of the most beautiful in Los Cabos and we are eager to continue our expansion,' said Sergio Rivera, president of real estate development, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Worldwide, Inc.

Starwood Vacation Ownership has two other resorts under development in Mexico including The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort in Cancun, which is currently under construction and will include 295 two-bedroom lock-off villas. In addition, the St. Regis Residence Club, Punta Mita is expected to begin construction later this year on roughly 40 free-standing villas dramatically set on the Pacific Ocean.