KOI Resort Saint Kitts, Curio Collection by Hilton is now open, representing the brand’s debut in St. Kitts and Nevis; it also becomes KOI Hospitality’s first entry into the hotel space. Set along Half Moon Bay, KOI Resort Saint Kitts has 102 guestrooms, a full-service pool terrace overlooking the ocean, a well-equipped gym and bespoke spa treatments, and a variety of elevated dining options, including the KOI Restaurant.
Each guestroom includes plush furnishings with neutral tones and a minimalistic design. Guestrooms have floor-to-ceiling windows leading out to a terrace with views of the ocean, golf course or nearby mountain range. Each room also has a variety of signature design elements and amenities that include rain showers, bathtubs, lavishly appointed beds and other comforts.
Guests can additionally unwind at the resort’s pool, situated steps from the ocean, on plush lounge beds. Another option is the Kaya Spa, with a wide variety of body treatments, massages and facials in a tranquil setting; the spa is also home to the resort’s fitness facility.
KOI Resort has three culinary concepts. Outlets include:
- KOI Restaurant – The KOI Restaurant brand brings its signature restaurant to St. Kitts with Asian-influenced design and Japanese-inspired cuisine. Notable menu items include the KOI crispy rice and the Miso Bronzed Cod, as well as a variety of signature rolls, including a baked crab roll and sunfire roll.
- Jaya Kitchen & Cocktails – As the resort’s poolside bar and restaurant, Jaya offers beach-inspired entrees and snacks such as salads, grilled sandwiches, brick-oven pizzas and fresh seafood and sushi. Craft cocktails, fine wines and beers from a curated selection of both local and imported brands are also available.
- Jaya Ultra Lounge – Jaya Ultra Lounge serves a menu of Caribbean-inspired libations and customized craft cocktails. Guests can sample a flight of locally sourced Caribbean rum while grooving to a modern soundtrack while watching the sun goes down.
Those looking to host small corporate meetings, executive retreats and incentive groups can take advantage of the venues and experiences available. The property has more than 6,000 square feet of total function space and meeting facilities for up to 300 guests.
In addition to on-property activities, guests have the option to explore the destination in style by renting a catamaran to sail to Nevis, snorkeling at Dieppe Bay Beach and ziplining the island’s forests. The resort is just minutes away from the St. Kitts & Nevis International Airport, Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Caribelle Batik and Mount Liamuiga.
Hilton currently has a portfolio of more than 150 open hotels and resorts to welcome travelers in the Caribbean and Latin America. In its 100th year, the company continues to pursue additional growth opportunities in the region and currently has a pipeline of approximately 95 hotels, including nearly 20 throughout the Caribbean.