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Sail for a good cause

Sail for a good cause

The Kempinski Hotel Bahía supports the philanthropic regatta Rose of Charity Sailingcup in October. Celebrities of the German television get engaged along with the German association for bone marrow donation (DKMS Deutsche Knochenmarkspenderdatei)

Estepona, October 2014 – The Kempinski Hotel Bahía sets sails with the Rose of Charity Sailingcup from the 26th to the 31st of October in the Costa del Sol.

Celebrities of the German television such as the famous actress Ursula Karven sail for 4 days between Estepona and Gibraltar in favour of the German association for bone marrow donation (DKMS Deutsche Knochenmarkspenderdatei). The Kempinski Hotel turns into a base camp for the regatta hosting celebrities, sponsors, organizing staff and German TV producer ARD. To be part of this sail regatta and good cause, register on the webpage Participations and individual reservations for this regatta are available from 598€ per berth and from 2950€ you can charter your own boat.

The group price including Skipper is 478€. Participants can also compete with their own boats. Each participant of this regatta register in advance as donator of bone marrow or contributes 50€. According to the tastes and enthusiasm for adventure of each participant, it will be possible to choose between a luxurious hotel room and a rustic berth on boat to sleep. The stay in a superior room in the Hotel can be booked for 120€, a transfer will be organized to take the participants from the Hotel to the harbor and vice versa.

The 26th October starts with some practice and the participants will be given their numbers and explained the instructions.

In the evening, there will be a welcome party with a charity dinner. Some of the celebrities will cook and serve the food during the charity dinner, helping the Chefs of the 5-star Hotel.

The 27th and 28th will be the first days of regatta. The boats sail from of Estepona to Gibraltar and come back.

The 29th October is “Layday”, a day ashore, ideal to rest in the subtropical gardens of the Hotel, indulge in the newly renovated Kempinski Spa, and get some strength for the decisive days of the regatta on 30th and 31st October.

The prizes will be awarded on 31st October in the Kempinski Hotel Bahía.

Rose of Charity Sailing cup:
The sponsors and official members of Rose of Charity Sailing cup are MADAME, the fashion & lifestyle magazine, and CITROEN’s DS brand. Kempinski Hotel Bahía is the official Hotel of this philanthropic regatta. Several celebrities of the German television visited the Hotel in May to find the Skipper of the sailboat and to train for the October regatta. The purpose of this event is to support the German association for bone marrow donation and increase the number of donators. The team of the TV space BRISANT of the first German TV channel ARD accompanies the celebrities from the beginning to the end of the regatta.

About Kempinski Hotel Bahía:
Kempinski Hotel Bahía is located along the Costa del Sol in Andalucía, outside the charming village of Estepona. This lavish, five-star property sits within perfectly manicured gardens on a beach overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Gibraltar and African coastline. Kempinski Hotel Bahía features 128 elegantly decorated rooms and 17 luxurious suites. All rooms and suites feature a balcony or terrace and varying degrees of sea views.
Four restaurants and three bars complete the culinary offer focused on regional Mediterranean cuisine. The extensive pool landscape is surrounded by subtropical gardens with more than 350 varieties of plants and trees. The hotel’s own organic vegetable garden provides the on-site restaurants with fresh herbs, vegetables and fruits. Kempinski Hotel Bahía is part of Leading Hotels of the World and is both the perfect place to relax as well as launch an exploration of the region’s cultural highlights.

About Kempinski:
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 73 five-star hotels in 30 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2014.

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For more information about Kempinski Hotel Bahía:
Nadine Gebauer • Public Relation Executive • Kempinski Hotel Bahía
Ctra. de Cádiz, Km. 159 • 29680 Estepona/Marbella • Spain
Tel +34 952 809 505 • •

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