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Higueron Hotel Malaga Joins Curio Collection

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Higueron Hotel Malaga Joins Curio Collection

Curio – A Collection by Hilton

Hilton (NYSE:HLT) unveils its latest Spanish property – Higueron Hotel Malaga, Curio Collection by Hilton. From the city that gave the world Picasso, this hotel boasts 177 guest rooms, Malaga’s only sustainable Michelin-starred restaurant and jaw-dropping views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Nestled behind the breathtaking Montes de Malaga, the hotel is conveniently located near Malaga’s vibrant city centre. Famously known as the heart of the Costa del Sol, the city offers something for guests of all ages, with its unique art districts, pristine sandy beaches and lively nightlife.

“Malaga is one of Europe’s most popular destinations, with 12.5 million tourists1 flocking to its sunny shores last year,” said Simon Vincent, President, EMEA, Hilton. “With €1 in every €72 generated from travel and tourism in Spain, we are excited to expand our portfolio by 50% in the next three to five years.”

Each of the hotel’s elegant guest rooms featuring unique Spanish touches, such as original lithography made with local materials. For an unforgettable stay, guests can book one of the hotel's 24 panoramic suites which boast glass panel balconies and terraces overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, offering 360-degree views.

The hotel is set to add an additional 113 premium suites in 2020, bringing the total number of rooms available up to 290.

With six different restaurants and bars, guests can savour fantastic farm-to-table produce and local dining. The Michelin-starred Sollo by Diego Gallegos serves innovative dishes based on river fish and caviar, all cultivated onsite at the hotel’s own hydroponic farm. For a more relaxed vibe, La Higuerita Snack Bar offers light bites and a selection of locally sourced seasonal dishes. For guests looking to unwind after a long day at the beach or exploring the city, the Infinity Rooftop Pool Bar or Austin Bar offer a laid-back ambience – a great way to end the night after a delicious dinner.

Experience exquisite outdoor treatments and relax to the sound of nature whilst soaking up the breathtaking views at the Nagomi Spa. The spa also offers state-of-the-art treatment rooms and hydrotherapy cabins. Extensive sports facilities are available onsite, including a 24/7 fitness centre and tennis courts as well as sand installations for volleyball or beach soccer.

Guests can cool off in one of the hotel’s four pools, including an infinity rooftop pool with spectacular views of Fuengirola Bay and the Mediterranean Sea. If that’s not enough to get you running out to buy a new swimsuit, in 2020 the hotel’s very own beach club will open, offering the ultimate sun, sea and sand experience.

Boasting the largest conference centre in the region, spanning 2255m² with six intimate meeting rooms and holding up to 1,000 attendees, the hotel is the ideal backdrop for any event, from cocktail receptions to conferences and weddings.  

To reflect the vibrant art scene of Malaga, the hotel features two art exhibits showcasing the best of local and international artists, including paintings from Lita Cabellut and sculptures from Francisco Leiro.

“Higueron Hotel Malaga is the latest hotspot in the beautiful Costa del Sol, offering a truly unique experience to wind down and explore everything this remarkable location has to offer,” said Mark Nogal, Global Head, Curio Collection by Hilton. “As we continue to expand our one-of-a-kind collection of hotels to new and exciting destinations, we are thrilled to have opened in the charming city of Malaga, offering guests and locals alike unrivalled dining, spa and meetings experiences.” 

The hotel is located 12 kilometers from Malaga-Costa del Sol International Airport, which operates extensive routes to key destinations such as France, the United Kingdom and, most recently, the United Arab Emirates. The property is also close to highways that link Malaga to the sought-after destinations of Marbella and Puerto Banus, making it very easily accessible.

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