Miami, FL, January 25, 2012 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq:IILG), has added to its exchange network Jardim Atlántico Beach Resort, which is located in the northeastern state of Bahia in Brazil. The oceanfront property sits on nearly nine acres of tropical gardens just outside the historic city of Ilhéus, a Portuguese colonial settlement that was founded in 1534.
“Members will appreciate the spectacular setting of Jardim Atlántico, as well as the wide-range of amenities and activities available on-site or nearby, everything from restaurants serving regional cuisine to wellness treatments and water sports,” said Marcos Agostini, Interval’s vice president of resort sales and service for Latin America.
The resort’s architectural design was inspired by Spanish haciendas and features stucco buildings, red-tile roofs, arched doorways, and a courtyard surrounded by open-air verandas. Additional amenities include swimming pools, sauna, a kid's playground, and tennis courts.
"Our property has a family-friendly ambiance where owners and guests can relax and discover Bahia, particularly the beaches in the area, which are very popular with vacationers," said Onesina Martinez da Silva Ramos Machado, owner and developer, Jardim Atlántico Beach Resort. “Interval members now have the opportunity to visit this beautiful destination and our owners can experience quality resorts around the world on par with Jardim Atlántico.”
Other nearby attractions in Ilhéus are Saint George of Ilhéus Church and its adjacent Sacred Art Museum, the Hope Woods Botanical Garden, Una’s Ecopark, and various artisan markets.
Interval International operates membership programs for vacationers and provides value-added services to its developer clients worldwide. Based in Miami, Florida, the company has been a pioneer and innovator in serving the vacation ownership market for 35 years. Today, Interval has an exchange network of approximately 2,600 resorts in over 75 nations. Through offices in 15 countries, Interval offers high-quality products and benefits to resort clients and approximately 2 million families who are enrolled in various membership programs. Interval is an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IILG), a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry.
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