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An All Inclusive Spa Resort and Gem Spa Receive prestigious Four Star Award from Forbes Travel Guide

The first year the resort receives this prestigious recognition, and the third year for the resort’s Gem Spa.

Cancun, Mexico (September 3, 2020) Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun All-Inclusive Spa Resort is proud to announce they’ve earned two Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Awards. This prestigious recognition is the only global rating for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, and it announced today a sneak peek at the selected winners for its upcoming 2021 annual Star Awards. Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun and the resort’s Gem Spa will be showcased with other honorees on

"At Posadas, we are extremely proud to receive this important recognition that is a testament to the work and excellence of the care we offer to guests at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun All Inclusive Spa Resort. This recognition motivates us and encourages us to continue offering unique experiences and to push to achieve the Five Star rating next year”, said Alberto Gurrola, General Manager.

A first-time recipient of Forbes’ Four Star Award, Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun All-Inclusive Spa Resort is located on an exclusive stretch of white sand beach and boasts 602 suites with exceptional views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea. A few highlights of the resort’s offerings include the Gem Spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, the award-winning Coral KidZ Club, and a wide variety of restaurants and bars. Among the resorts, notable restaurants are "Le Basilic", whose French-Mediterranean cuisine has been awarded the 5 Diamonds by the AAA for 14 consecutive years, and this year was named one of the top 1,000 restaurants by France’s La Liste. Earlier this summer, the resort also announced an exciting new option of experiences for its guests and a "luxury without limits" under the Infinite Luxury® by Grand Fiesta Americana concept providing a personalized experience in detail.

Earning a Four Star Award for the third year in a row, The Gem Spa at the Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancún All-Inclusive Spa Resort is inspired by the healing energy of gems from around the world, combined with invigorating hydrotherapy. It also offers a luxurious and authentic experience with the warmth of Mexican hospitality that transports guests on a journey of the senses. With a new 4,000 square foot elegant design, the Gem Spa combines an abundance of precious woods, luminous Italian mosaics, sand-colored marble, and running water that expands softly over black granite to create a perfect and innovative atmosphere full of luxury and relaxation.

Forbes Travel Guide, the world-renowned expert in genuine Five-Star service, announced its 2020 Star Awards in February. FTG is now adding to the prestigious award winners list by revealing some 2021 winners early to provide getaway inspiration as travel picks up post-quarantine. The early winners for 2021 were inspected prior to COVID-19 closures.

“It gives us much pleasure to recognize these deserving properties with their 2021 awards,” said Filip Boyen, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide. “We hope that these excellent properties will prompt travelers to start dreaming about their next trip and build anticipation for our forthcoming full slate of awards in 2021.”  He added, “It is difficult to earn a Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating, and all of our winners have demonstrated dedication in their passion for service. We congratulate them all and their commitment to consistently deliver excellence to guests.”

Forbes Travel Guide will celebrate the full list of 2021 Star Award winners in spring 2021. To view the new Star Award winners, visit For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star Ratings, click here.

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About Forbes Travel Guide:

Forbes Travel Guide is the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Our anonymous professional inspectors evaluate based on up to 900 objective standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service, to help discerning travelers select the world’s best luxury experiences. The only way to get a Five-Star, Four-Star or Recommended rating is by earning it through our independent inspection process. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, please visit

About La Colección Resorts

La Colección Resorts is comprised of 15 distinctive resorts located in Mexico and the Dominican Republic, encompassing the brands Live Aqua Resorts, Grand Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts, Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts and The Explorean. Showcasing the best of the destination including warm culture and hospitality, guests are privy to unrivalled accommodations, amenities and entertainment that ensure a superior, world-class vacation experience. The resorts within La Colección include: Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun All Inclusive Adults Only, Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende, Live Aqua Private Residences Los Cabos, Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana, Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive Adults Only, Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun, Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos All Inclusive Golf & Spa, Fiesta Americana Cozumel All Inclusive, Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun All Inclusive, Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive & Spa, Fiesta Americana Cancun Villas, Fiesta Americana Acapulco Villas, The Explorean Cozumel and The Explorean Kohunlich. Upcoming openings 2020 & 2021 in Punta Cana, Uvero Alto and Los Corales in Dominican Republic, Tulkal Riviera Maya, Playa Mujeres and Valle de Guadalupe BC in Mexico. For further information, please visit: