Mezcal Secrets with Mezcal Expert Miguel Angel Quiroz

This month at Capella Ixtapa we are celebrating a very traditional Mexican plant – agave.  Throughout the Month of Agave we are having agave related activities; we are hosting mezcal and tequila experts, who share their secrets about these two popular spirits, we offer tequila and mezcal tastings, margarita making classes, tequila and mezcal pairing […]

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Jacques Backhaus: Restaurant Manager Brasserie 1806

Ich freue mich sehr, Euch das neueste Mitglied unserer Breidenbacher Hof-Familie vorstellen zu dürfen.  Wir konnten Jacques Backhaus als Restaurant Manager für das Team unserer Brasserie 1806 gewinnen.  Ich freue mich immer, unsere neuen Kollegen kennenzulernen und glücklicherweise bietet der Capella Blog die perfekte Gelegenheit, um all meine Fragen zu stellen. Sie sind „Restaurant Manager“, […]

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The Forgotten Casks At The Rum Distillery in Roseau

I have always wondered how a small island like Saint Lucia could produce coveted rums the world over but, after taking a tour of the Rum Distillery in Roseau, it all became clear.  Inspired by the brand new Capella St Lucia Rum Cave, I was curious to learn more about the production process.  After spending […]


Get To Know Auriga Spa Director, Alan Navarrete

  “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them” – Walt Disney. And that is exactly what Alan did! Alan was a part of the Auriga spa opening team in 2009 and now the spa welcomes Alan back as the new Spa Director.  As soon as I heard Alan […]


Conoce a Alan Navarrete, Director de Auriga Spa

  “Todos nuestros sueños pueden hacerse realidad, si tenemos el coraje de perseguirlos” – Walt Disney. Y eso es exactamente lo que Alan hizo! Alan fue parte del equipo de apertura de Auriga spa en el 2009 y ahora el spa da la bienvenida nuevamente a Alan pero ahora como su nuevo Director. Tan pronto […]


Art Along the Banks of the Singapore River

Singapore River is the lifeline of the country. It was on the very banks of Singapore River that the founder of Singapore, Sir Stamford Raffles, stood in 1819. Since then it has played an integral role in our country’s development serving as one of the busiest trading ports in Asia. One of my favourite ways to […]


Cocktail Secrets From Capella Pedregal’s Osvaldo Vazquez

I recently spent some time with Capella Pedregal’s Mixologist, Osvaldo Vazquez, so I could discover the cocktail secrets behind his deliciously crafted drinks as well as to get more of an inside scoop on the upcoming A Taste Of Capella, Food & Wine Festival next month. Osvaldo has gained national and international recognition as a premier mixologist and is known […]