Formerly an untapped backpackers’ paradise, Belize has been rediscovered for high-end travelers with top-tier brands migrating into the country.
Debuting as the first-ever Autograph Collection hotel in the country in 2020, Alaia will offer ultra-luxe residences curated by renowned Brazilian designer Debora Aguilar, who is known for her eco-luxury aesthetics. Residences will offer 1,200 square feet indoors and almost 900 square feet in open air, per unit. Tagged as a place for those who live with purpose, the inspiration behind Alaia Belize. a one-of-a-kind boutique resort, set amidst the beautiful and culturally rich southern part of Ambergris Caye island. Seems to be a blending of ingredients. If anyone is familiar with the Autograph Collection, this new hotelis perfectly suited for collection of hotels. Alaia will join the 135 independent hotels in the brand’s diverse and dynamic collection – each celebrating the founder’s passion, thoughtfulness of design, inherent craft and connection with the locale.
When completed, Alaia will boast world-class amenities, including a beach club exclusive to guests and residents, a rooftop suspended pool and lounge with spectacular ocean views, full service spa, fitness center, kids club, dive shop and live art gallery. As the resort is being designed to highlight the splendor of its natural surroundings, the residences will feature approximately 70 percent of fabrics and raw materials from Belize, including rustic marbles and stones, reclaimed wood, linen curtains, textured beige walls and earth-toned hues to complement the awe-inspiring views of the Caribbean Sea. All in an effort to maintain its connection to the locale and breathe authenticity and a sense of place into every part of the resort.
As one of the world’s most photogenic yet untapped destinations, Belize’s clear blue waters and Caribbean culture is home to endless historic offerings and variety of adventures. Only moments away from Alaia, visitors can experience more than 200 cayes filled with several preserved Mayan Temples, including Xunantunich (the second tallest ruin in the country), lush jungles, rainforest canopies, and archaeological sites including the Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave (consists of a series of chambers where sacrificial ceremonies once took place and ceramics, stoneware and skeletal remains can be viewed in their original context from over 1,000 years). For those looking to take a deeper dive and explore the beauty of Belize’s natural underwater locations, the country is home to the second largest barrier reef in the world, several wrecked ships full of history, and the ultimate world-class and unrivaled destination for recreational scuba divers and dive boat enthusiasts – The Great Blue Hole.
The resort is within striking distance of so many of the attractions guests come to experience in Belize. Set among the beautiful and culturally rich southern part of the island of Ambergris Caye, in Belize, Alaia with over 1,000 linear feet of beachfront property has an authentic and stylish atmosphere. The management team has set out to create a modern real estate and sophisticated hospitality brand, and have set their sights on this as a legacy project, curating a development with the best that Belize can offer. The property will feature 56 two-bedroom condominiums with lock off option and eight oceanfront villas, totaling 120 accommodations when completed in 2020. Boasting world-class amenities, including a beach club exclusive to residents, rooftop suspended pool and lounge with spectacular ocean views, full service spa, fitness center, kids club, dive shop and that live art gallery we mentioned, the resort is set to take Belize by storm.
Alaia is a modern luxury resort rooted in the spirit of Belize and infused with the essence of its inspiring setting on Ambergris Caye. Occupying a broad swath of prime Caribbean beachfront and offering unparalleled access to world-class scuba diving destinations, Alaia is sure to delight guests with unique adventures into nature and culture.