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MEMBER PROFILE FOUR SEASONS PUNTA MITA Infusing the Local Flavors of Mexico B Y M A E M A Ñ AC A P - J O H N S O N N estled along a small fishing village in Nayarit, Four Seasons Punta Mita is known to draw in global guests looking to explore the local flavors of Mexico. Guests, for instance, are treated to Mexicaninspired accommodations through the resort’s 173 renovated guest rooms and suites that reflect the modern casita design. All throughout the property, experiences are created to honor the local traditions of the Huichol Indians, native Mexicans living in the Sierra Madre Occidental range in the Mexican states, which include Nayarit. For example, the resort’s pool complex is named “Tamai,” which means “star” in the Huichol Indian language. Undoubtedly one of Four Seasons Punta Mita’s most unique experiences is “The Ultimate Tequila Tour” which provides guests a one-of-a-kind excursion to the family-run Jose Cuervo distillery in Tequila, the region that gave birth to Mexico’s national icon. Taking a private helicopter ride, guests get to see the 16 PULSE ■ October 2015 VIVIANA QUESADA Senior Spa Director Four Seasons Punta Mita Nayarit, Mexico