Hyatt Announces Plans for Andaz Turks & Caicos at Grace Bay
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced plans for Andaz Turks & Caicos at Grace Bay, a hotel and residences development. The property is expected to open in 2021 and will be the first Andaz brand hotel in the Caribbean. It will be developed by Vista Development Ltd. of Pronet Capital, LLC and will sit on 5.5 acres on the famous Grace Bay Beach.
The Andaz brand is known for its unique and inspiring local experiences for all guests. Andaz Turks & Caicos at Grace Bay will be located on the number one beach in the world (rated by TripADvisor’s Traveler Choice Awards 2018), Grace Bay Beach. The property will also be located directly next to the Bight Reef, letting guests full immerse themselves in the local culture.
The property is going to be designed by RAD Architecture Inc. The company will bring modern interiors bathed in sunlight by Francisco Jove of Modus Operandi, complimenting the area’s local culture.
“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 new Hyatt property will feature two buildings—59-key hotel and 74-unit branded residences. Both buildings will be able to enjoy shared amenities. Guests will be able to choose from studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units as well as luxury penthouses with four-bedrooms. Additionally, residential owners will be able to participate in a hotel rental program, managed by Andaz Turks & Caicos at Grace Bay.
On-site amenities include four restaurants and bars, a state-of-the-art indoor wellbeing facility with a yoga studio, indoor and outdoor spa, and high-end concierge services.
Director of Vista Development, Ltd., Matt McDonald, spoke on his excitement to work with the Andaz brand for this new property:
“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.”
Hyatt and Hyatt Hotels Corporation is an Andaz affiliate. To learn more about the Andaz brand and their other properties, visit their website.