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First Canopy by Hilton in Caribbean and Latin America Opens in Cancun

Hilton’s upscale lifestyle brand has officially debuted Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla, offering a local experience of Cancun with a boutique hotel feel

CANCUN, Mexico and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) debuts its new lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, in the Caribbean and Latin America with Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla. The 174-room urban oasis is situated in Cancun’s lively “Hotel Zone” overlooking the natural beauty of Nichupté Bay. Guests can discover the locale of Cancun woven within each element of the property through architecture, design, gastronomy and programming alongside the legendary comforts of Hilton. 

“Cancun is one of Mexico’s most visited destinations, offering an array of attractions to entice every traveler,” said Jorge Giannattasio, senior vice president and head of operations, Caribbean and Latin America. “It is the perfect place to introduce the Canopy by Hilton lifestyle brand in the Caribbean and Latin America, as we continue to expand our portfolio across the region. Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla was created with the intention of being thoughtfully local, and we look forward to introducing travelers to our unexpected, fun and energetic experiences.”

Among Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla’s array of amenities is its rooftop sanctuary, featuring a pool, whirlpool, a bar with rotating local art exhibits and live music performances, rooftop fitness center, terrace for meetings and events, co-working spaces and more.

“We are thrilled to introduce the brand’s groundbreaking hospitality concept to the region, as Canopy by Hilton and Hilton continue to showcase their commitment to creating positive travel experiences,” said Gary Steffen, global head, Canopy by Hilton. “True to the Canopy by Hilton brand, Cancun’s colorful culture is reflected in the property’s architecture, design, culinary experiences and programming to create memorable moments for well-traveled vacationers.” 

The property was developed by Parks Hospitality and is managed by Hilton. 

Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla offers direct access to Cancun’s best-known shopping destination, La Isla Entertainment Village, with more than 430,000 square feet of outdoor dining, nightlife and chic retail. Guests can spend the day shopping at local markets, teeing off at prestigious golf courses, relaxing on white sand beaches or exploring nearby attractions such as the Mayan Ruins and Delfines Beach. The hotel also offers convenient access to Cancun International Airport, just 20 minutes away. 

Culinary Experiences

Wander Rooftop Bar: With panoramic views of Nichupté Bay and the Caribbean Sea, the rooftop sanctuary, Wander, features an outdoor pool, a shallow chaise lounge soaking pool and a variety of activities, including rotating art exhibits and live music performances. Guests can spend the day relaxing on hammock swings with a refreshing cocktail from the poolside bar or spend an intimate evening lounging by the firepits on the 9,500-square-foot rooftop.

Azulinda Café and Bar: As the hotel’s lively epicenter, Azulinda offers a dynamic menu inspired by Mexican gastronomy and culture. Connected directly to La Isla shopping mall, the eatery is reminiscent of a local market with regional wines and beers as well as authentic dishes, including chiltepin aguachile, made-to-order tacos and Mayan cuisine’s sikil pak bowl. Travelers can dine in the eatery’s eclectic indoor seating area or lounge on the outdoor terrace overlooking the canal.

Canopy Central: A vibrant gathering area for guests and locals, Canopy Central is centered around a granite bar and surrounded by communal dining tables, sofas and chairs. Guests can indulge in daily complimentary evening tastings of local beer, wine and much more.

Locally Inspired Design

Inspired by the neighborhood’s vibrant spirit, Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla’s just-right rooms are adorned with artwork curated by local muralists. Guests will notice a mural sits prominently above the Canopy Central bar, layering paint colors and line work over the angular concrete blocks. The piece reflects a common screening feature in Mexican architectural vernacular expressed with a modern edge. Themes of the mural relate to the nature of Quintana Roo.


Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla also offers a complimentary 24-hour oceanfront fitness studio and Transfer Lounge, a comfortable space in which guests can store personal items and freshen up for business or adventure if they are arriving early or departing late. 

Meetings and Events

With more than 14,000 square feet of event space, Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla boasts three meeting rooms ideal for intimate gatherings, featuring residential-style furniture, an outdoor terrace situated on the Mezzanine level and flexible space for cocktails and events at Wander Rooftop. Modern business travelers will also have access to a practical co-working space overlooking the Nichupté Bay.

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About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 24 world-class brands comprising more than 7,600 properties and nearly 1.2 million rooms, in 126 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, was named the No. 1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune and has been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for seven consecutive years. Hilton has introduced industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the nearly 190 million Hilton Honors members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.  

About Canopy by Hilton

Canopy by Hilton delivers elevated, boutique hotel experiences that immerse guests in the best of the locale. Inviting, sophisticated design, bespoke food & beverage and crafted touchpoints deliver a locally inspired, high-end and welcoming stay. The Canopy portfolio includes more than 40 open properties around the globe with 40 under development across 18 countries and territories. Experience Canopy by Hilton by booking at or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors appHilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Canopy by Hilton at, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.