MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA – Sandals Resorts Worldwide (SRI), the Caribbean’s main Luxurious Included® Resort firm, celebrated its legacy in Jamaica and affirmed its unshakable dedication to the nation at a particular groundbreaking ceremony right now attended by dignitaries together with the Prime Minister of Jamaica, The Most Hon. Andrew Holness.
The occasion celebrated the primary section of an formidable $230 million (USD) undertaking, that can embrace Sandals Dunn’s River adopted by Part II of reworking the adjoining oceanfront land into Sandals Royal Dunn’s River, a dedication to the group’s wider enlargement plans in its dwelling nation.
Calling it a “poignant and tremendously important time,” Sandals Resorts Government Chairman Adam Stewart informed gathered officers “That is a rare day for Sandals Resorts and a second of deep that means for my household. We stand right now close by the place my father grew up, a spot that was near his coronary heart. As we embark on our strategic development plans, we’re proud to carry to life his imaginative and prescient by means of this unimaginable property. There’ll merely be nothing prefer it.”
At the moment’s occasion steps off final month’s announcement that SRI will rework two properties acquired final 12 months plus a first-rate parcel of beachfront land into three distinct resorts in Ocho Rios.
“As one of the crucial trusted hospitality manufacturers on the earth, Sandals has been one of many key gamers in Jamaica’s tourism sector for a few years, and we’re happy they are going to be increasing their presence within the vacation spot,” mentioned Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett. “The acquisition and growth of three new Sandals [Resorts International] properties in Ocho Rios is yet one more instance of the numerous investments we’re seeing in Jamaica that can improve our tourism infrastructure, improve our choices, and finally job alternatives for our employees.”
The New Sandals Dunn’s River & Sandals Royal Dunn’s River
Part I growth plans start with the full transformation of Sandals Dunn’s River – which returns to the Sandals household below the identical moniker as when it was initially added to the Sandals Resorts portfolio in 1990. SRI has focused completion of the brand new Sandals Dunn’s River for the fourth quarter of 2022. Part II is the creation of sister-property Sandals Royal Dunn’s River, which can be adjoining and supply beneficiant change privileges with a slated completion in 2023.
Stewart says the brand new Sandals Dunn’s River was the final undertaking he and his late father collaborated on and is an homage to the pure great thing about their beloved Jamaica, with water pulled and circulated from pure reserves and the model’s signature suites being a distinguished function.
“Jamaica means land of wooden and water and in Ocho Rios, the sound of transferring water from Dunn’s River and Roaring Waters River is a part of the expertise, an ethereal backdrop that’s ever-present and calming. That is the sound that can greet friends upon arrival,” he mentioned.
Along with cascading waterfalls on the entrance, Sandals Dunn’s River will supply a complete of 260 rooms together with 48 signature SkyPool Suites, a primary for Jamaica, which can function a non-public cantilevered, solar-heated plunge pool with infinity edge. 12 Swim-up Rondoval™ Suites with many that includes a “Rooftop Terrace” may also grace the property – each signature Love Nest Butler Suites® for the final word in privateness and repair; 10 eating places together with a specialty rum bar contained in the model’s latest Latin Fusion restaurant idea Azuka and 9 bars; 7 swimming pools together with 2 river swimming pools and Purple Lane® Spa.
“When this resort grew to become obtainable, my father and I jumped on the likelihood to reclaim it and convey it again into the fold the place it belongs. Though he can’t be with us to see its final transformation, he at all times can be part of the whole lot we do. His fingerprints are on this undertaking and he totally embraced our plans to set a brand new normal of luxurious in Jamaica. All that can come subsequent on our unimaginable slices of Jamaica beachfronts, can be in tribute to him and due to him. I can’t totally specific how sincerely thrilled we’re to start this work right here at dwelling,” mentioned Stewart.
The New Seashores Runaway Bay:
Along with the $230 million growth of Sandals Dunn’s River and Sandals Royal Dunn’s River, the resort firm can also be planning an over $250 million renovation of its third new location in Ocho Rios, Seashores Runaway Bay Resort, the third family-friendly Seashores Resort in Jamaica. At its completion, the resort will function an estimated 400 expansive one, two, three and four-bedroom suites, designed with prolonged households in thoughts. Visitors of Seashores Runaway Bay even have entry to Runaway Bay Golf Membership and its par-72, 18-hole championship golf course.
Sandals Resorts gives two individuals in love essentially the most romantic, Luxurious Included® Trip expertise within the Caribbean. With 15 beautiful beachfront settings in Jamaica, Antigua, Saint Lucia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Grenada, and a new location coming to Curacao Spring 2022, Sandals Resorts gives extra high quality inclusions than every other resort firm on the planet. Signature Love Nest Butler Suites® for the final word in privateness and repair; butlers educated by the Guild of Skilled English Butlers; the Purple Lane Spa®; 5-Star World Connoisseur™ eating, guaranteeing top-shelf liquor, premium wines, and gourmand specialty eating places; Aqua Facilities with knowledgeable PADI® certification and coaching; quick Wi-Fi from seaside to bed room and Sandals Customizable Weddings are all Sandals Resorts exclusives. Sandals Resorts ensures friends peace of thoughts from arrival to departure with the Sandals Platinum Protocols of Cleanliness, the corporate’s enhanced well being and security measures designed to offer friends the utmost confidence when vacationing within the Caribbean. Sandals Resorts is a part of family-owned Sandals Resorts Worldwide (SRI), based by the late Gordon “Butch” Stewart, which incorporates Seashores Resorts and is the Caribbean’s main all-inclusive resort firm. For extra details about the Sandals Resorts Luxurious Included® distinction, go to www.sandals.com.
With three spectacular areas in Turks & Caicos and Jamaica, and a fourth location coming quickly to St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Seashores Resorts is the final word getaway for each member of the household. Seashores Resorts offers extra high quality inclusions than every other resort firm on the planet with outrageous waterparks, XBOX® Play Lounges, unique Youngsters Camps, teen nightclubs, Licensed Nannies, Butler service, Purple Lane® Spas, Aqua Facilities with knowledgeable PADI® certification and coaching; and free Wi-Fi. As a proud sponsor of Sesame Road, Seashores Resorts additionally gives the Caribbean Adventures with Sesame Road®, the place children can spend their trip with their favourite pals from the Sesame Road®, gang with day by day actions and weekly stage exhibits. Seashores Resorts are the proper place for household gatherings from reunions and particular birthdays to the signature vacation spot wedding ceremony program, Seashores Customizable Weddings. Seashores Resorts ensures friends peace of thoughts from arrival to departure with the Seashores Platinum Protocols of Cleanliness, the corporate’s enhanced well being and security measures designed to offer friends the utmost confidence when vacationing within the Caribbean. Seashores Resorts is a part of family-owned Sandals Resorts Worldwide (SRI), based by the late Gordon “Butch” Stewart, that features Luxurious Included® Sandals Resorts, and is the Caribbean’s main all-inclusive resort firm. For extra details about the Seashores Resorts, go to www.seashores.com.