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SLS Baha Mar, an irresistible Bahamian retreat which opened in November 2017 at Baha Mar, has been selected to Travel + Leisure’s 2018 It List, the annual editors’ selection of the best new and newly renovated hotels around the world.

SLS Baha Mar’s position on the It List, amongst just 56 properties receiveing this honor, celebrates the resort’s exceptional guest experiences, service and style, allowing SLS Baha Mar to stand out amongst the highly competitive resort landscape in the Caribbean and beyond. Enticing the discerning global traveler, SLS Baha Mar features 299 rooms and suites, an award-winning collection of culinary masterpieces, an exciting nightlife venue, and captivating design and décor.

Travel + Leisure is the distinguished voice for the sophisticated, insatiable traveler, serving up expert intelligence and the most immersive, inspiring travel lifestyle content anywhere. The 2018 It List is Travel + Leisure’s annual, highly competitive compilation of noteworthy launches and renovations around the world.

SLS Baha Mar is located inside the glamorous Baha Mar resort destination in Nassau, Bahamas and features unparalleled guest offerings and amenities, curated to elevate the luxe experience with guest access to pristine beaches and glamorous pools; the Caribbean’s largest casino; 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature designed golf course; a flagship ESPA spa; and a wide variety of restaurants and lounges.

We are honored that SLS Baha Mar is featured in the Travel + Leisure 2018 It List. Congratulations and a heartfelt thank you to the team for earning such a special distinction, ” says Graeme Davis, President of Baha Mar. “Baha Mar offers a true luxury of choice in accommodations and experiences, immersing every guest into our world class resort destination. We look forward to welcoming new and returning guests to SLS Baha Mar.

“In the highly competitive landscape of new and newly renovated hotels that open their doors around the world every year, new entrants must have something special: distinctive style, a transporting location, exceptionally interesting guest experiences, flawless service,” says Nathan Lump, Editor-In-Chief of Travel + Leisure. “The hotels and resorts on this year’s It List have all demonstrated qualities that set them apart, and represent those that we at Travel + Leisure believe will satisfy the world’s most sophisticated travelers, today and in the years to come.”


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 features 20 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

About Travel + Leisure

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