Global brand Harlequin Hotels & Resorts will unveil its vision of Caribbean luxury for discriminating travelers with the opening of its flagship Buccament Bay Beach Resort. As the very first major tourism development in St. Vincent & The Grenadines, and the first luxury five-star resort on the island, Buccament Bay Beach Resort is nearing completion with a July 1, 2010 Phase I opening scheduled. Approximately 369 rooms will be available for occupancy at this time and the majority of the resort’s amenities will be open.
The multi-million-dollar beach development occupies a 98-acre site on the southwest coast of St. Vincent, one of the Windward Islands located 100 miles west of Barbados. It will feature guest rooms and suites; 12 restaurants including dining experiences by the Trader Vic’s; a tennis academy headed by Wimbledon champion, Pat Cash; England’s Liverpool Football Club’s Soccer Schools; a cricket academy; The Island Sanctuary Spa; the Kids Club; a marina with 24 berths for cruising yachts, including mega-yacht berths that can accommodate vessels up to 250 ft.; and numerous other amenities.
In addition to the exquisite hotel rooms, suites and villas, the resort property will offer property investment options in terms of elegant beachfront cabanas and stately plantation homes for those looking to own a piece of paradise. Seven resorts of similar standard are planned in the Caribbean and Brazil.