Carl Emberson is a pioneer man brought up in the islands of Fiji and then moving to Australia to further education. He found a passion in becoming a hotelier, this area of Mexico City known to a community as one of the most luxurious pieces of jewels in North America found him. In our exclusive interview we delve into this resort community is at the right place at the right time. Take a sneak peak below.
Punta Mita, Mexico is known as a fishing village and luxury resort. It sits on the pacific coast on a small peninsula Banderas Bay. Home to a 1500 acre residential abode that represents two of the most prestigious hotels the Four Seasons Resort, The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort equipped with two of Jack Nicholaus golf courses, a tennis academy, snorkeling, yoga, parasailing and other great activities enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. We have the opportunity to speak with Carl about why he chose Punta Mita and why its a great home away from home.
How did you get involved in becoming a hotelier for The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort?
It was a passion of mine to be in the hospitality business, it became a perfect fit to be able to work in a magical place Punta Mita where fifteen communities embrace the many amenities we have to offer. There is golf to explore, a tennis academy and more activities that align you with your true calling. Its also a luxury hotel that has a 24 signature butler service, 2 Jack Nicholaus golf courses, three infinity pools, Remede spa, exercise center and more.
Compared to your neighboring city los cabos?
Comparing this community is normal, but its our Beverly Hills in Mexico. What kind of activities do you have in Punta Mita?We have all sorts of activities and we also host events throughout the year. We have had in the past a beach festival and golf tournaments. Why have a home in Punta Mita and its benefits? Its a wonderful place to live and buy property because its a family community. It hosts to many amazing events. There is plenty to do and keep yourself occupied.
If the St. Regis Hotel is not what you’re looking for take a look at Four Seasons Hotel here, there’s a tropical escape for everyone, from a kid-approved Lazy River and Pacific snorkeling adventures, to private yacht excursions, to two, Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses.
Here is a list of their summer activities;
This Summer is heating up in Punta Mita with the following events
- SUPKids Camp and Inaugural Punta Mita Surf Camp, both by Punta Mita Ocean Sports.
- Chef’s Table Summer Series
- Plus, The Punta Mita Beach Festival, a celebration of beach sports, music and local cuisine. PLUS, new Summer Programs at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita and The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort.
July 5-7 & July 14-19: Chef’s Table Summer Series For foodies, this great event includes a very international guest chef list including Japanese Chef Yasuo Asaki who visited from July 5-7 and French chef Frédéric Lobjois, Executive Chef at Au Pied de Cochon is there from July 14-19. With a hip, pop-up concept in unique locations in Punta Mita, these talented chefs will be creating unforgettable dining experiences.
July 23-27 & August 6-10: Punta Mita Ocean Sports SUP Kids Camp
The SUP program is run in an inclusive, non-competitive environment with real focus on building self-esteem. The camp uses games, drills & SUP activities to ensure that SUPKids walk away with vital water safety skills that will stay them for life. The camp has taken environmental education out of the classroom and into the outdoors. This special program is designed to teach Stand Up Paddle boarding, plus water and environmental safety. When kids fall in love with an outdoor sport, they fall in love with the outdoors.
August 4-5: The Punta Mita Beach Festival Get ready to enjoy a fun summer weekend with fun races, fine cuisine, exquisite cocktails, live music and much more. Punta Mita will welcome visitors and residents to be part of a unique experience that fuses sports, cuisine and music from our paradise along the Mexican Pacific coast.
August 8-12, 2018 Surf Camp (see new details below)
Enjoy an active outdoor summer weekend complete with races, fine cuisine, exquisite cocktails, live music, surfing, and much more. Punta Mita welcomes visitors and residents to be part of this first-time experience that fuses sports, cuisine and music from our paradise along the Mexican Pacific coast. Or Surfs Up at Surf Camp with special guests and renowned Mexican surfers as hosts, including Coco Nogales, Diego Cadena & Fernando Stalla. http://www.puntamita.com/h/e-com/surf-camp-2018/
For more great photos: Summer Fun Punta Mita Pictures
Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita announced the following summer programs:
June 9th: GLOBAL WELLNESS DAY
Start with a Family Yoga Class, followed by a healthy complimentary breakfast. Next head to the spa for complimentary Aqua Forza or Antigravity Yoga classes. Finish the day with a Sound Healing Session, a deep relaxation is produced by the sound of Tibetan Bowls.
All Summer Long: THE CONTAINER- An innovative new hang out space for teens For Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita guests 11 to 19 years-old to enjoy the new indoor-outdoor modern space, which offers interactive programming, a “no adults allowed” lounge area and teen-friendly culinary options. Plus, daily outdoor/culture activity offerings ranging from street soccer to beach volleyball, basketball and panoramic hikes and a wide variety of creative programming including a Huichol Workshop, Tie-Dye Workshop and Canvas String Art Graffiti.
Four Season Resort Punta Mita also is offering innovative wellness, fitness and culinary programs at Apuane spa including:
- myDNA Retreat: DNA testing to prescribe personalized recommendations to improve skin, diet and overall wellness
- New Air + Water Workouts: AquaForza, AntiGravity Fitness and Aerial Yoga
- Superfood Spa Menu: Creative menu of healthy and superfood-filled bento boxes with options including vegan, Mediterranean, Asian and local flavors of Mexico
- Toe Astrologer: A certified Master Toe Reader performs a 30-minute toe reading based on the principle that the body physically records “the story of our lives”, followed by a pedicure
The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort is offering the following special summer programs:
June 9th: Global Wellness Day
Featured special Yoga classes and Spa Treatments at Remede Spa
June 23-30: Sersana Reboot and Mindfulness Boot Camp
The six day Bootcamp is specially designed for guests of all fitness levels, a summer camp for feeling better and looking better. The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, in partnership with Sersana, a prestigious Mexican fitness program captivating celebrities and the social elite, have created a bootcamp that offers the perfect opportunity to kick-starting weight loss, improve cardiovascular health, build strength and find balance through a mindfulness approach to wellness.
August Culinary Weekends:
Culinary Weekends at famed restaurant Carolina to experience regional epicurean delicacies using the best local ingredients.
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A special thank you to Carl Emberson and his wonderful staff for being kind. #beachiebeautyapproved