Calling it a “moving and extremely significant moment”, the executive chairman of Sandals Resorts Adam stewart “This is an amazing day for Sandals Resorts and a time of deep meaning to my family. Today we find ourselves close to where my father grew up, a place close to his heart. launch into our strategic growth plans, we are proud to bring his vision to life through this incredible property. There simply will be no such thing. “
Today’s event ends last month’s announcement that SRI will transform two properties acquired last year plus a prime beachfront plot of land into three separate resorts in Ocho Rios.
“As one of the world’s most trusted hospitality brands, Sandals has been a key player Jamaica tourism sector for many years, and we are pleased that they are expanding their presence in the destination ”, said Jamaica Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett. “The acquisition and development of three new sandals [Resorts International] properties in Ocho Rios is another example of the significant investments we are seeing Jamaica it will improve our tourism infrastructure, increase our offers and ultimately job opportunities for our workers. “
The new Dunn’s River sandals & Sandals Royal Dunn’s River
Phase I development plans start with the total transformation of Dunn’s River Sandals – which goes back to the Sandals family under the same name as when it was initially added to the Sandals Resorts portfolio in 1990. SRI has targeted the completion of the new Sandals Dunn’s River for the fourth quarter of 2022. Phase II is the creation of sister property Sandals Royal Dunn’s River, which will be adjacent and offer generous exchange privileges with expected completion in 2023.
Stewart says the new Sandals Dunn’s River was the last project he and his late father collaborated on and is a tribute to their beloved’s natural beauty. Jamaica, with water drawn and circulated from nature reserves and the brand’s iconic suites being an important feature.
“Jamaica means land of wood and water and in Ocho Rios, the sound of the moving water of the Dunn’s River and Roaring Waters River is part of the experience, an ethereal backdrop that is ever present and soothing. This is the sound that will greet guests when they arrive, ”he said.
In addition to cascading waterfalls at the entrance, Sandals Dunn’s River will offer a total of 260 rooms including 48 SkyPool Suites, a first for Jamaica, which will include a private, solar-heated cantilever plunge pool with an infinity edge. 12 Rondoval ™ Swim-up Suites, many with a ‘rooftop terrace’, will also complement the property – the two signature Love Nest Butler suites.® for the ultimate in privacy and service; 10 restaurants including a rum bar specializing in the brand’s brand new Latin Fusion restaurant concept Azuka and 9 bars; 7 swimming pools including 2 river ones and Red Lane® Spa.
“When this complex became available, my father and I jumped at the chance to grab it and bring it back to where it belongs. While he may not be with us to see his ultimate transformation, he will always be a part of everything we do. His fingerprints are on this project and he has fully embraced our plans to set a new standard of luxury in Jamaica. All that will come next on our amazing slices of Jamaica seafronts, will be in homage to him and because of him. I cannot fully express how sincerely delighted we are to begin this work here at home, ”said Stewart.
The new Runaway Bay beaches:
In addition to $ 230 million development of Sandals Dunn’s River and Sandals Royal Dunn’s River, the resort company is also planning a $ 250 million renovation of its third new site in Ocho Rios, Runaway Bay Resort Beaches, the third family Beaches Resort in Jamaica. Upon completion, the hotel will consist of approximately 400 large one, two, three and four bedroom suites, designed for extended families. Guests of Beaches Runaway Bay also have access to Runaway Bay Golf Club and its 18-hole par 72 championship golf course.
Sandals Resorts offers the most romantic two lovers, Luxury included® Vacation experience in the Caribbean. With 15 stunning beachfront settings Jamaica, Antigua, St. LUCIA, The Bahamas, Barbados, Grenade, and a new location in Curacao Spring 2022, Sandals Resorts offers more quality inclusions than any other resort company on the planet. Signature Love Nest Butler Suites® for the ultimate in privacy and service; butlers trained by the Guild of Professional English Butlers; the Red Lane spa®; 5 Star Global Gourmet ™ Meal, guaranteeing premium alcoholic beverages, premium wines and specialty gourmet restaurants; Aqua centers with the PADI expert® certification and training; Fast beach-to-room Wi-Fi and Sandals Customizable Weddings are all Sandals Resorts exclusives. Sandals Resorts guarantees guests peace of mind from arrival to departure with Sandals Platinum cleanliness protocols, the company’s enhanced health and safety measures designed to give guests the utmost confidence while vacationing in the Caribbean. Sandals Resorts is part of the family-owned Sandals Resorts International (SRI), founded by the late Gordon “Butch” Stewart, which includes Beaches Resorts and is the Caribbean leader in all-inclusive resorts. For more information on Sandals Resorts Luxury Included® difference, visit www.sandals.com.
With three spectacular sites in Turks and Caicos and Jamaica, and a fourth location soon in St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Beaches Resorts is the ultimate getaway for every member of the family. Beaches Resorts offers more quality inclusions than any other resort company on the planet with outrageous water parks, XBOX® Game rooms, exclusive children’s camps, teen nightclubs, certified nannies, butler service, Red Lane® Spas, Aqua Centers with PADI® certification and expert training; and free Wi-Fi. As a proud sponsor of Sesame Street, Beaches Resorts also offers the Adventures in the Caribbean with Sesame Street®, where children can spend their holidays with their favorite friends from the Sesame Street®, gang with daily activities and weekly shows. Beaches Resorts are the perfect location for family reunions, special destination wedding program reunions and anniversaries, customizable beach weddings. Beaches Resorts guarantees guests peace of mind from arrival to departure with Beaches Platinum cleanliness protocols, the company’s enhanced health and safety measures designed to give guests the utmost confidence during their vacation in the area. Caribbean. Beaches Resorts is part of the family-owned Sandals Resorts International (SRI), founded by the late Gordon “Butch” Stewart, which includes Luxury Included® Sandals Resorts, and is the Caribbean leader in all-inclusive resorts. For more information on Beaches Resorts, visit www.beaches.com.
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