The property’s first female General Manager brings more than 20 years of varied hospitality experience to this Texas Hill Country Resort
La Cantera Resort & Spa welcomes Camila Frederico as the new General Manager of the award-winning resort as the first female to hold the title.
As General Manager, Frederico will oversee all resort operations which spans 550 acres and includes 496 rooms, 34 boutique-style villas, an adults-only floor, multiple pools, golf course, expansive meeting and event space, and nearly a dozen food and beverage offerings plus the 25,000 square-foot Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness. Troy Mathews, Regional Vice President of Benchmark Pyramid said, “The Resort and Benchmark Pyramid are thrilled to welcome Camila to the team. Her experience leading luxury properties coupled with a steadfast vision will continue to elevate La Cantera for years to come. I’m very pleased she will be at the helm to navigate our ambitious undertakings on the horizon.” Frederico brings with her more than 20 years of experience across all facets of hospitality management. Prior to joining La Cantera Resort & Spa, Frederico worked at some of the top names in hospitality and wellness including: CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa in Carefree, Arizona; in San Francisco at The W Hotel and The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square; and both The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay and Phoenix. She has been recognized by The Ritz-Carlton Phoenix as Leader of the Year in 2006 and 2010, and by The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay as Leader of the Year in 2014. In 2008 and 2009, she was awarded the distinction of Pinnacle Golden Circle Achiever, and in 2010 she won the Phil Itzoe Memorial Award for Service Excellence, voted on by the teams of Major League Baseball. Beyond her professional accolades, Frederico was a decorated competitive gymnast in her home country of Brazil, and earned both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree at the same time. She brings the same spirit, determination and lifelong interest in health and wellness to her new role at La Cantera. For more information visit www.lacanteraresort.com or call (855) 499-2960.
About La Cantera Resort & SpaLa Cantera Resort & Spa is situated atop the highest elevation point in San Antonio, Texas, on a 550-acre tranquil oasis near the city’s finest attractions including shopping, dining, amusement parks, the River Walk, UNESCO World Heritage sites and Texas Hill Country wineries. The resort is home to five sparkling pools which are heated year-round, a championship golf course, Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness – a 25,000 square foot destination spa with outdoor Sky Loft treatment suites and infinity edge pool overlooking the Texas Hill Country. For foodies, there are 12 outstanding dining options including Signature, Inspired by Andrew Weissman, led by four-time James Beard Award nominee. The 496-room resort offers an insightful concierge staff to help uncover authentic local experiences, activities for young travelers and reserve private poolside cabañas. The Villas feature 34 highly appointed guest rooms and suites nestled among the trees, offering seclusion, privacy and luxurious touches. SEVEN, a 46-room “adults only” guest floor experience includes complimentary valet, personal concierge, private check-in and pool access for guests 21 and over. The resort has been named the #1 Resort in Texas and the Southwest in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards and continues to garner recognition both locally and nationally for their outstanding cuisine and services. Reservations are available online at http://www.lacanteraresort.com/ or call (855) 499.2960. Follow us on Facebook: LaCanteraResort or tag us on Instagram @lacanteraresort
About Benchmark Pyramid
Benchmark Pyramid was formed by the 2021 merger of two hotel and resort management companies, creating the most owner-focused, experiential company in the industry and its best workplace. The organization’s global portfolio spans 210 properties in the U.S., Caribbean and Europe. It maintains offices in Boston; The Woodlands, Texas; Cincinnati; and London. For more information, visit www.benchmarkpyramid.com.