SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

January 08, 2013 08:00 ET

Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort Introduces New Beachfront Bar & Restaurant

Guests of Sirena Restaurant & Bar Enjoy Drinks and Dining Amid White Sand Beaches

ISLA VERDE, PR--(Marketwire - Jan 8, 2013) - Beachfront dining in San Juan doesn't get any better than at the refreshing new Sirena Restaurant and Bar, located alongside the Atlantic Ocean shoreline and the prominent Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort.

Representing the first phase of an extensive renovation at the Courtyard hotel, this Isla Verde restaurant's new oceanfront bar and lounge is hitting it big among those seeking fashionable beach views and an exciting menu of food and drink in Puerto Rico. In addition to chic surroundings, guests find tapas and mojitos inspired by enticing local flavors, all contributing to a lively and energetic beachfront scene. The bar's signature drink, the Black Octopus, is accompanied on the menu by other liquors and non-alcoholic beverages for a refreshing white sand reprieve along the Atlantic.

The upscale atmosphere of this addition brings new dimension to the offering of the business friendly hotel in Isla Verde, giving travelers extended options for fine dining while enjoying the carefree joys of beachfront views. Dinner is served daily from inside the Sirena and guests have the option of dining inside or relaxing in the open air ambience of the extended beachfront lounge.

Along with the opening of this stylish new lounge, the Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort recently introduced Ricky Rivera as executive chef, who in this new role assumes the duties of overseeing all of the resort's restaurants and catering demands. A popular destination for family friendly vacations in San Juan, elegant beachfront weddings and executive business travel, this expansive resort also features three other restaurants in addition to a host of catered events. While Sirena features modern Caribbean fusion cuisine, the resort's Salsa Restaurant presents a fiesta buffet of traditional Puerto Rican flavors for breakfast and dinner. Maintaining exquisite resort poolside style, this Courtyard also serves leisure favorites at its swim-up bar, the Papaya Oceanfront Grill, where fruity cocktails, ideal for poolside lounging are served daily. Bananas Ice Cream Parlor & Café adds to the lively vacation spirit of the resort serving up rich tropical ice cream flavors and other fine treats for kids of all ages, daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

About the Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort

The Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort welcomes guests with an expansive pool, swim up bar, kiddie pool, impeccable white sand beaches, lush landscaping and magnificent views of the sparkling blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Travelers may choose from a generous offering of stylish guest rooms and spacious hotel suites, all featuring private balconies. Conveniently located less than a mile from San Juan Airport, the resort features the 24-hour Casino del Sol and offers weekly salsa dancing in the hotel lobby for an authentic Puerto Rican vacation adventure. Sightseers will find the San Juan beach resort's easy access to the historic sites of Old San Juan and business travelers will find everything they need to stay productive.

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