New Boutique Hotel Opens in The Bahamas

the island houseThe Island House, a boutique property in Lyford CayThe Bahamas, opened in April. The hotel has 30 garden and ocean view rooms, offering a rain shower, a separate bath and private outdoor terrace. 

Two expansive poolside cottages partition into suites and junior suites with such amenities as an alfresco shower, a 580 square-foot porch and a hanging day bed. 

In addition, there are six two- and three-bedroom apartments with views of the ocean and the southern expanse of the island. All accommodations carry the Bamford Body Collection, Apple TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi.

“The goal of The Island House is to offer travelers a personalized Bahamas experience with unique programming, one they can’t find at more mainstream resorts,” said Lauren Holowesko, director of The Island House, in a written release. “The hotel will embody the local spirit of the island; a place of celebrated food, esteemed art and overall wellbeing.”  

The Bamford Spa offers a range of services for guests, from therapeutic massages to herbal body scrubs. The Island House signature treatments will be available later this spring. 

The property has a fully authorized yoga program called Antigravity, which is a fitness regime combining traditional yoga with aerial art, Pilates and dance using a custom-made aerial hammock. Padel courts imported from Scotland, a 25-meter lap pool, movement studio, a fully equipped gym and two squash courts round out the property’s wellness offerings.