Curacao Marriott Beach Resort reopens
The hotel reopens after an extensive renovation of $ 40 million. It has 336 rooms and is located near the historic Willemstad
The resort was completely redesigned and renovated to represent the latest innovative design of the Marriott Hotels brand, and will become one of the best destinations in the Caribbean for the active traveler who enjoys diving, swimming or relaxing and enjoying the famous tropical climate of the island .
"As we continue to reinvent concepts and expand our portfolio in all product categories, we are grateful to partner with a hospitality brand as established and respected as Marriott Hotels to offer a product of this caliber," says Rob Smith, Executive Vice President of Aimbridge Hospitality. “We are proud to see that our vision for Curaçao has finally come true and we look forward to continuing this growth with Marriott International in the Caribbean. With our steady growth in the region in Caribbean destinations such as Puerto Rico, St. Thomas and St. Croix, Curacao was a natural step in our expansion plans and we hope to be very successful with this crown jewel in the Antilles region. " .
"At Marriott Hotels, we strive to create spaces where our guests can feel more inspired," says Manny Rappenecker, vice president of Marriott Hotels. "The renovated Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort is more than living up to that brand's promise, combining our modern design aesthetic with local touches inspired by the beautiful surroundings of the Caribbean to provide guests with the best space to relax and recharge." .
The design of the hotel reflects the spirit of Marriott Hotels of creating inspiring spaces where guests can be the best of themselves. The design of the hotel is contemporary with clean lines and touches of Dutch nautical inspiration throughout the property. This includes Dutch colonial architecture combined with style elements of the typical plantations of the country, which welcome guests to an open-air, modern outdoor lobby with incredible views of the Caribbean Sea.
The color palette consists of relaxing neutral colors, decorated with blue and turquoise to reflect the local waters of the Caribbean. Hints of orange and brown wood tones are woven throughout the property to mimic the island's earth tones. Each room is equipped with private balconies, ocean or pool views, large flat-screen TVs, luxurious linens and spa-quality bathrooms. Each room is adorned with works of art made from recycled plastics.
The award-winning Caribbean chef Dino Jagtiani is responsible for handling all culinary experiences on the property, including haute cuisine restaurant called C-Spice, Zala Gastro Pub, Papiamento Marketplace, Salty Iguana, Izakaya Bar Sushi and Great Room. C-Spice offers Caribbean food with touches of European and Latin American flavors with the option of eating in an outdoor or indoor dining room. Adjacent to the restaurant is a patio that features a cigar lounge and a bar with premium rums and spirits.
Services + Resort Programming
Ideally located a few minutes from the historic capital of Willemstad, the hotel has multiple services for guests to enjoy, including a swimming pool for adults and another for families, a children's club and a walking path throughout the property. Wellness is a focus for the property and the resort has a state-of-the-art gym with daily classes that include yoga, pilates, pool exercise and more. Guests can also enjoy live entertainment in the lobby on weekends, as well as the Reef Club, which offers a private lounge atmosphere with food and drinks.
With more than 1,800 m² of outdoor space, the resort also offers two ballrooms - the 465 m² Royal Ballroom and the 274 m² Queens Ballroom. Surrounded by lush vegetation, a botanical garden can be used for events in addition to an oceanfront space located on the white sand beach of the 930 m² resort.
"With the increase in the number of tourist arrivals from Latin America to Curacao last year, we have seen a growing demand for a world-class hotel experience on the island," Hal Davis, Director of Sales and Marketing at Curacao Marriott Beach Resort. "Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort is completely renovated and offers a unique Dutch-Caribbean experience, and we hope to create memorable moments for Latin American guests visiting the island".