PUNTA DE MITA, MEXICO —Los Veneros, an ultra luxurious oceanfront community with 239 residences and an 100-suite boutique hotel in Punta de Mita, Mexico, today announced that its first phase of development—which includes three buildings, Agave, Buganvilla, and Pacífico, as well as a poolside grill—will open in January 2009. Located in the heart of the Mexican Pacific on the north shore of Banderas Bay along 1,262 feet of white sandy beaches, Los Veneros is an ideal retreat for individuals who want to escape the stress of everyday life and create unforgettable experiences. From relaxation to adventure, the elite Punta de Mita community, located just 30 miles from Puerto Vallarta International Airport, offers the best in fine dining, outdoor activities, and tranquil beaches.“Los Veneros combines the comforts and amenities of a world-class destination with the exceptional beauty of Punta de Mita to create a serene ambiance offering the ultimate in lavish living,” said Hugh McCarthy, director of sales and marketing for Los Veneros Luxury Real Estate. “From private terraces and personal concierges to an exclusive spa and Beach Club, Los Veneros is perfect for discerning individuals who crave new experiences.”Residences in the first phase of Los Veneros will vary in size between 2,787 to 6,329 square feet and feature three- or four-bedroom units. Each luxury residence will offer a complete gourmet kitchen, dining room, living room, terrace or balcony and, in some instances, private pools. Also in phase one, the poolside grill will ensure every desire is satisfied from delectable bites to savory drinks, allowing residents to lounge by the pool and enjoy the delicious flavors of Punta de Mita.In addition to the poolside grill and fine dining at multiple restaurants, Los Veneros will offer other amenities such as four tennis courts, more than 85 pools (eight shared, 80 private), a business center, complimentary Wi-Fi, fitness center, Kid’s Club and Beach Club. Residents and future guests will also delight in sumptuous spa treatments, either in the tranquil atmosphere at the spa or in a private beach palapa. Meanwhile, for adventure seekers, Los Veneros residents and guests will find kiteboarding, windsurfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, golf, kayaking, horseback riding, surfing, tennis, whale watching, and sport fishing—right at their fingertips.Los Veneros’ contemporary Mexican architecture and design simplicity, incorporating natural elements, impeccable finishes and exceptional craftsmanship, create the perfect balance between refined beauty, comfort, and style. Golden Tepeji Busardeado marble floors, Parota wood closets, solid wood entrances and interior doors will be featured throughout the residences. Kitchens will include Santa Cecilia granite countertops, solid wood cabinetry, and state-of-the-art appliances such as a SubZero refrigerator, Frigidaire dishwasher and microwave, among others. Adding to the luxe finishes, residents will enjoy marble counters, walls and floors throughout.Professionals involved in the development, design, construction, sales and management at Los Veneros include a team of talented and experienced individuals who respect the environment and are committed to superior quality and excellence. Fusing the creative ideas from internationally recognized Barba+ Ramirez Arquitectos and world-class interior designers from Farca and Uribe & Krayer, Los Veneros will provide residents with the perfect sanctuary boasting spacious dwellings with exquisite interiors. Additionally, George W. Girvin Associates, who created the site plan and landscape architecture, has created a surrounding that evokes pleasure while emphasizing the location’s natural beauty. Co-developers of the project, Icon Group and Ouest Developments, were the visionaries behind the creation of Los Veneros.Residences at Los Veneros begin in the $700,000s for a three-bedroom residence and move into the $2 million range for a four-bedroom penthouse. Los Veneros offers furniture packages upon request, tastefully designed by Farca and Uribe & Krayer.Los Veneros: Located in the heart of the Mexican Pacific in Punta de Mita, only 30 minutes from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, Los Veneros is an ultra luxurious oceanfront community with 239 residences and a 100-suite boutique hotel. Situated on 1,262 feet of fine white sand, the community is distinguished by its spectacular ocean view, impeccable décor, and endless resort amenities. For discerning individuals, Los Veneros is the ideal retreat for escaping the stress of everyday life, taking in each moment and creating unforgettable experiences. Phase one of Los Veneros, which includes three residential buildings, will be completed in January 2009. For more information please visit www.losveneros.com.