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Grupo Mayan Details and History

Grupo Mayan is a five star Mexican-based private company specializing in the construction and operation of luxury hotels and resorts, real estate, urban developments, restaurants, and spas. Some of its most recognized brands include The Grand Mayan, Mayan Palace, Sea Garden, and Mayan Island. Several of its resorts have been awarded Four Diamond awards by the American Automobile Association (aka AAA), as well as Green Globe certifications, among many other awards.


What today is known as Grupo Mayan started in 1974 with the inauguration of Paraíso Mazatlán (Mazatlan Paradise), a resort located in Mazatlan, Mexico. It was a pioneer development for Vacation Ownership in Mexico. Following the rapid growth and demand for Vacation Ownership, construction of a second resort named Paraíso Mazatlán began in 1979. The resort inaugurated almost two years later, opening its doors to the public on June 15th 1980.

In 1984 a third resort, the Costa Brava Hotel (Brave Cost Hotel), was built a few steps from the Paraíso del Mar. The resort