ILLINOIS, United States, Thursday November 15, 2018 – Hyatt Hotels has announced that it’s bringing its Andaz brand to the Caribbean with the Andaz Turks & Caicos at Grace Bay, a hotel and residences development expected to open in 2021.
To be developed by Vista Development Ltd., the region’s first Andaz property will stretch more than 5.5 acres on the western end of the archipelago’s famed Grace Bay Beach, ranked the number one beach in the world by TripAdvisor’s Traveler Choice Awards 2018.
“We are thrilled to announce development plans for the first Andaz branded resort and residences in the Caribbean,” said Myles McGourty, senior vice president, Latin America & Caribbean, Hyatt. “We look forward to working with Vista Development Ltd. to introduce the inspiring concept of this luxury lifestyle Hyatt brand to a world-class destination like Turks & Caicos’ coveted Grace Bay.”
The resort will be comprised of two buildings, the 59-key hotel and the 74-unit branded residences, with co-located amenities. Andaz Turks & Caicos Residences at Grace Bay will include studios, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom units, as well as penthouses with four bedrooms. Plans call for residential owners to have the option to participate in a hotel rental program, managed by Andaz Turks & Caicos at Grace Bay.
The master plan will offer guests and owners dining choices at four restaurants and bars including an elevated venue featuring unobstructed panoramic views. Health and fitness amenities at the state-of-the-art indoor wellbeing facility will include an outdoor garden yoga studio and a full service indoor and outdoor spa with dedicated luxury concierge services.
“It’s an honour to share our vision for the project in tandem with such a reputable flagship brand as Andaz,” said Matt McDonald, director of Vista Development, Ltd. “Through our more than 30 collective years of work in the Turks & Caicos market, we’ve recognized the uniqueness of the location and the potential for an unparalleled offering. We look forward to seeing the project evolve with Hyatt and become part of the community and culture of Turks & Caicos.”