New W Retreat & Spa to Open in Riviera Maya in 2014

W Hotels Worldwide recently announced plans to open W Retreat & Spa Kanai - Riviera Maya. Located on the eastern coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, the 180-room Retreat is will be the centerpiece of the Kanai Resort, which will include four hotels and a beach club.

Only six miles from Playa del Carmen and 24 miles from Cancun International Airport, guests will be able to choose from the Retreat's line up of lifestyle programming, water sports, and wellness activities, including W's signature Away Spa. Offering more than 10,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor treatment space, Away Spa will feature a range of treatments incorporating local Mexican influences in an unexpected cool and playful way.

W Retreat & Spa Kanai - Riviera Maya is intended to serve as an ideal island venue for weddings, special events, and innovative meetings. Featuring 7,500 square feet of event space overall, the Retreat's Great Room (W's take on the traditional Ballroom) will measure 3,000 square feet and will be wired with the latest in meetings technology.