Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has expanded its presence in Brazil by opening its eighth property, Sheraton Reserva do Paiva Hotel and Convention Center, in Recife.
Sheraton Reserva do Paiva is developed by the Portuguese group Promovalor and Brazilian group Odebrecht Realizações Imobiliárias under a long-term management contract with Sheraton Hotels & Resorts.
The hotel features 298 rooms, 18 club suites and one of the largest presidential suites in the region with 1,300ft².
It also houses the 6,500ft² Sheraton Shine Spa, the brand’s signature Sheraton Fitness gym with more than 1,300ft² of work-out space and an exclusive Sheraton Club Lounge on the top floor with ocean views, as well as two restaurants.
Sheraton Reserva do Paiva will also feature a beach club, which will include a spacious lounge area, with cabanas where visitors can relax and soak in the sun, a large swimming pool with stunning views and beach access.
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts global brand leader Hoyt Harper said: "Sheraton continues to grow at a phenomenal pace across the globe and strengthen its position in Latin America where the brand has a legacy spanning almost five decades.
"Sheraton Reserva do Paiva is the first international upper-upscale hotel in the region, marking yet another first-mover milestone for the Sheraton brand."
Presently, Starwood operates 33 Sheraton hotels in 12 Latin American countries, with nearly 80 hotels across its nine brands in the region and an additional 20 properties under development.