Nassau, Bahamas (December 17, 2020) – Baha Mar, home to iconic oceanfront resorts, Grand Hyatt, Rosewood, and SLS, reopens today to local and international travelers, marking the resort destination’s steadfast commitment to a strong future for The Bahamas and its hospitality and tourism industry. Following the unprecedented disruptions to global travel this year, Baha Mar and its associates have preserved through the past nine months, supported by the entire Baha Mar family, and motivated by the collective aspiration to once again welcome guests to the spectacular Bahamas. The resort destination reopens with the return of 1,800 associates and heightened safety and health measures in place. Baha Mar’s phased reopening begins with the opening of Grand Hyatt Baha Mar today, followed by the return of Rosewood Baha Mar and SLS Baha Mar in 2021.
With the introduction of innovative and reimagined guest experiences, as well as The Baha Mar Commitment to Wellbeing, the resort destination seamlessly incorporates heightened safety measures to create an exceptional, memorable vacation experience for international travelers looking to visit The Caribbean. The Baha Mar Commitment to Wellbeing includes revised cleanliness protocols that go above and beyond Baha Mar’s already rigorous standards, covering all brands across Grand Hyatt, SLS and Rosewood Baha Mar, as well as Meliá Nassau Beach. Furthermore, the standards include enhanced housekeeping and engineering, heightened food safety and digital ordering, touchless payments, and additional technology methods that allow for an abundance of contactless experiences from the moment guests check, visit bahamar.com for more information on The Baha Mar Commitment to Wellbeing.
“Today marks a significant milestone in the revitalization of international travel and return of our guests, to The Caribbean and The Bahamas,” said Graeme Davis, President, Baha Mar. “When faced with uncertainty and hardship this year, the Baha Mar team looked forward towards a bright future, and because of their perseverance and strength, we are opening our doors today and welcoming travelers back to the beloved Bahamas. We are humbled by the tremendous support of our guests, and look forward to honoring this monumental occasion with the entire Baha Mar community.”
In celebration of Baha Mar’s return, the Grand Hyatt is introducing a Bahamian Staycation Package starting at $199 for the local community to come and enjoy the resort during the holidays and beyond. For residents to book a room, please visit https://bahamar.com/book-now/ and select the Grand Hyatt or call 788-1234.
Through the resort destination’s reimagined lens, guests will rediscover the celebrated Baha Mar experience with new guest amenities, built upon the natural strengths and intimate offerings of the resort destination. The following amenities are now open at Baha Mar:
The glamourous Baha Mar Casino boasting 100,000 square feet of gaming space
A variety of alfresco dining with Baha Mar’s leading restaurants including Katsuya, Filia, Pizza Lab, 3 Tides Fish House, Stix Noodle Bar, Drift and Carna by Dario Cecchini steakhouse
Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course Royal Blue and the nine court Racquet Club
Mini Blue, the brand new 18-hole championship miniature golf course
World-class ESPA spa with expert treatments and therapies combining proven traditional practices with the most progressive concepts in health and wellness
State-of-the-art Explorer’s Club offering kids activities, educational wildlife encounters,
games and multimedia experiences
The Current Gallery with captivating exhibitions, (private) outdoor workshops and
lectures, and partnerships with local collectors
New retail partnerships with luxury fashion and lifestyle brands, including Montblanc, Tory Burch, Hackett of London, Satchel and Co. and Carlo Milano
Starting on December 20th, Baha Mar will welcome non-hotel guests for lunch and dinner at its signature restaurants, for a round of golf at Royal Blue Golf Course and game of tennis at The Racquet Club. All non-hotel guests will be required to book reservations online for restaurants (https://bahamar.com/culinary/ ) and obtain a negative Rapid Antigen COVID test within 5 days of arriving at the resort.
For golf and tennis, tee time or court reservations must be presented, along with a negative COVID test no older than 5 days and reservations can be made via bahamar.com as well.
Staying at Baha Mar
To safely vacation at Baha Mar, all local and international guests will be required to a rapid antigen test upon arrival at the hotel. Once cleared, guests will be welcomed to enjoy the resort and all of its amenities.
To ensure confidence in booking future stays during this time, Baha Mar has introduced a flexible cancellation policy, allowing for trip cancellations up to 24 hours before guest’s arrival.
About Baha Mar
Baha Mar is a master planned $4.2 billion integrated resort development operated by Hong Kong-based conglomerate Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited (CTFE). The white sand beach destination includes three global brand operators – Grand Hyatt, SLS, and Rosewood – with over 2,300 rooms and 40 restaurants and lounges, the largest casino in the Caribbean, a state-of-the-art convention center, an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Royal Blue Golf Course, the Caribbean’s first and only flagship ESPA spa, and over 30 luxury retail outlets. Baha Mar is a breathtaking location with dynamic programming, activities and guest offerings in one of the most beautiful places in the world – The Bahamas. For more information and reservations, visit www.bahamar.com.