Accor’s MGallery Hotel brand will make its Mexican debut in 2024 as a result of a recently signed definitive development and management agreement between the hospitality company and Inmobilia, the leading premium real estate developer in Southern Mexico.
Scheduled to open in Tulum in 2024, Mayaliah Tulum Hotel & Residences – MGallery Hotel Collection will be the brand’s first property in Mexico. It is expected to feature 45 guestrooms and 95 branded residences.
“We are thrilled to continue expanding our portfolio in North & Central America, and for the opportunity to bring the MGallery Hotel Collection brand to Mexico, with Accor’s very first hotel in the paradise of Tulum,” said Heather McCrory, CEO of Accor North & Central America.
The property will be located within the award-winning community of Aldea Zamá, which is surrounded by the Tulum ecological reserve and near Mayan ruins as well as the beach and city center.
The master planning, architecture, and interior design of the hotel and residences will be done by Arkham Projects in collaboration with Filipao Nunes. Biophilic design principles will guide the design. Ever-growing plants and rippling water features will envelop the exterior and interiors will be decorated with locally crafted furnishings inspired by natural elements.
The property will also offer four restaurants and bars, including a rooftop bar, that will showcase innovative Mexican cuisine and cocktails that highlight local ingredients. Mayaliah Tulum will also have a pool, a world-class spa, and a fitness center.
Tulum, which is located south of Cancun on the Caribbean coast of the Yucatán Peninsula, is a vibrant artistic and cultural community. The property will support local artists and vendors with a dedicated space for indoor and outdoor art exhibitions, and a Tulum-inspired market where local vendors will offer a selection of one-of-a-kind creations and entertainment.
The property will also exceed local energy efficiency and sustainable building guidelines, in accordance with Accor’s established global commitments to the environment, and will be EDGE certified.