Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa Welcomes Athletes to December 1, 2013 Ford Ironman Cozumel

Presidente Intercontinental Cozumel Resort & Spa, official host hotel of the December 1, 2013 Ford Ironman Cozumel, offers Ironman training rates starting at $148 per night.

Cozumel, Mexico, October 05, 2013 --( While Cozumel typically caters to those looking to relax and unwind, this Caribbean paradise soon will host those who will swim, bike and run in the most challenging individual athletic endeavor – the Ford Ironman Cozumel on December 1st, 2013.

As the Official Host Hotel of the Ford Ironman Cozumel, Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa offers rates starting at $239 per night (November 22 – December 2, 2013). Guests staying at the resort can access bike mechanical service, complimentary transportation from the hotel or transition area, access to the open swim course, complimentary use of the resort’s whirlpool, steam and sauna rooms, customized meals for athletes and preferred rates on sports massages at the Spa.

Ironman training rates are also available starting at $148 per night. Black-out dates might apply and guests must show proof of participation to any Ironman race to receive the training rate.

While the athletes train and compete, their families can relax poolside or along the resort’s half mile of white, sandy beach. They can access the resort’s on-property five-star PADI dive center, Scuba Du, for snorkeling, scuba and fishing excursions amidst one of the world’s largest reef systems. Families also enjoy the property’s Mandara Spa, with a wide selection of treatment options, tennis courts, putting green and 24-hour fitness center,

A member of Leading Hotels of the World and ranked among the 25 finest hotels in Mexico by TripAdvisor travelers, the 220-room Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa is situated on a half mile of white, sandy beach where guests enjoy four restaurants and three bars, the Mandara Spa, 24-hour fitness center, tennis, and an on-property, five-star PADI dive center. The resort also has been recognized as a Fodor’s Choice 2013 selection and one of the few hotels named to Expedia’s 2013 Insiders’ Select™ list.

Well-appointed guestrooms, all with private terraces or balconies, include 37 one and two-bedroom suites overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The resort features seven room categories with King-size or Double-beds featuring Egyptian cotton duvets, bathrobes, flat-screen TV, wireless Internet, in-room safe, hairdryer, vanity mirror, scale, in-room coffee maker, well-assorted minibar, complimentary bottled water, alarm clocks with MP3 ports and twice-daily housekeeping service.

For reservations and more information, call 1-800-327-0200.

About Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa
The 220-guestroom Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, offers breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. Set on a half mile of white, sandy beach, surrounded by green vegetation and just steps from one of the world's largest coral reef systems. Resort amenities include four restaurants, Mandara Spa, 24-hour fitness center, tennis, Scuba Du in-house PADI dive shop, and Chiqui Club children's program. Flexible meeting space, with indoor and outdoor venues, provides the perfect backdrop for conferences, events and weddings. Call toll free from the USA (800) 327-0200 or visit
Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa
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