Sandals Resorts Announces Newly Renovated Jamaican Resort

Over-the-Water Bar - Latitudes

Over-the-Water Bar – Latitudes

~Luxury Included® Resort Undergoes Renovations and Re-Launches as Sandals South Coast ~

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, – December 12, 2016 – Sandals Resorts announces the re-launch of its award-winning resort in Jamaica, Sandals South Coast.  Formerly known as Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa, the totally reimagined Luxury Included® resort unveils recent renovations that embrace and incorporate the natural beauty and bounty of the 50-acre property’s stunning beachfront setting in Jamaica’s South Coast region.

“With this re-launch, we have brought our most innovative ideas and concepts to absolutely reimagine the guest experience,” says Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, Chairman and Founder of Sandals Resorts International.  “The results further embody the beauty of the region embracing the incredible beach and water this resort boasts nestled within 500 acres of nature preserve.”

This multi-million renovation project includes Sandals’ first, dedicated over-the-water bar called Latitudes, where guests can enjoy their cocktails in hammocks suspended above the Caribbean Sea; a floating, ocean based swim up bar called Bar-Tender where guests can enjoy cocktails right in the ocean; and an over-the-water wedding chapel with breathtaking 360-degree, panoramic water views and a glass floor aisle. Brides and grooms will have the option to make a grand entrance on their special day by arriving to the wedding chapel in style via boat.

Additional completed renovations include upgrades to the resort’s existing five restaurants as well as four new 5-Star Global Gourmet™ dining options: Sushi on the Sand; Beach Picnic, an option for Butler guests to have a romantic picnic on the beach; Jerk Shack, an open-air seating and rustic vibe dining option which serves authentic jerk dishes; and Schooner’s, which serves Caribbean fare.

All accommodations at Sandals South Coast are ocean-facing allowing guests to maximize their enjoyment of the beach and waters including some of the most memorable sunsets in Jamaica.  The Italian Riviera, formerly known as the Italian Village, which was completed this month, houses 112 rooms and suites, featuring upgraded room categories including:

  • Italian Beachfront One Bedroom Butler Suite – These newly renovated Love Nest Suites® are located within the first through fourth floors of the Italian Riviera and boast a spacious master bedroom complete with exquisite furnishings, a handcrafted four-poster king-size bed, and a large smart TV.  The en-suite, spa style bathroom features modern amenities such as dual faucets, a walk-in rain shower, a large backlit mirror, and freestanding soaking tub for two.  The suite’s expansive living room boasts a fully-stocked bar with premium spirits, a sectional sofa, an additional smart TV, and wall-to-wall glass doors leading to a private balcony or patio offering direct views of the spectacular South Coast beach and a bistro set for two.  Butler Elite and 24-hour room service is included.
  • Italian Beachfront Club Level Walkout Junior Suite – These newly renovated Club Level suites are located on the beach level of the Italian Riviera and walk directly out onto the pristine beach.  Inside, the spacious open floor plan features masterfully crafted furnishings, a four-poster king-size bed, and a large smart TV.  The adjacent spa-style bathroom is outfitted with luxe amenities such as a walk-in rain shower, large backlit mirror, dual faucets, and freestanding soaking tub.  Outside, glass doors open to a private patio equipped with a bistro set.  As an exclusive Club Sandals suite guest, a dedicated concierge is available to handle any special requests and reservations, such as spa appointments.
  • Italian Beachfront Club Level Junior Suite – These newly renovated Club Level suites are located on the second through fourth floors of the Italian Riviera and feature private balconies with magnificent ocean views.  These suites include upgraded furnishings, a four-poster king-size bed, a large smart TV, and bathrooms with a walk-in rain shower, large backlit mirror, dual faucets, and a freestanding soaking tub.  A dedicated concierge is available for guests of these suites.
  • Italian Honeymoon Beachfront Room – These newly renovated beachfront rooms reside in the first through fourth levels of the Italian Riviera. Inside, the spacious room is adorned with custom crafted furnishings, a four-poster king-size bed and large smart TV. A sliding barn-style door within the room leads to a luxuriously appointed bathroom equipped with backlit mirrors, dual faucets, a modern shower/tub combination, and recessed lighting.  Outside, a glass door leads to a balcony or patio offering sweeping views of the beach and lush tropical gardens.

To celebrate this exciting re-launch, Sandals Resorts is offering a free Lover’s Rock Catamaran Cruise for guests who book a minimum six-night stay at Sandals South Coast for travel beginning now.  For more information about Sandals South Coast or to book, visit www.sandals.com/main/whitehouse/wh-home.

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