Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort | Opens early november
The completely renewed Curacao Marriott Beach Resort will soon officially open its doors. The resort has been closed for 3 years and has completely been renovated and refurbished, counting $ 37 million in total. The reopening gives this icon of Curaçao hospitality the position as the most luxurious resort on the island. Guests will be received in a modern, luxurious ambiance with a complete range of 5-star services and facilities. The beautiful Curacao Marriott Beach Resort is located on the beach, a 15-minute drive from Hato, the international airport of Curaçao, and 10 minutes from the historic capital city Willemstad which is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage.
In August 2016 the major renovation of the Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort started and now the renovations are all done. In addition to the new interior a new floor has been added and thereby 86 extra rooms. As from now on you can make a booking on their website for stays as of November 15th.
Inspiration maritime tradition
In everything you can see and feel that the new resort has been renovated with pride and passion. The two swimming pools, one of which is suitable for children, the garden, the lobby and all 336 rooms and suites have been completely rebuilt and refurnished. The design and styling are inspired by the Dutch maritime tradition and elaborated in modern design by the famous Mexican agency “Arquitectura de Interiores”. The colour combinations of blue and white are based on the deep blue colour of the sea and are dressed up with tones of wood and striking orange elements.
No expenses have been spared to allow guests to experience luxury throughout the resort. All rooms have a spacious balcony and a view over the sea and swimming pool and are equipped with the latest audio visual equipment. The new bathrooms are arranged as mini-spas, including luxury care products. The suites are spacious and have a separate living room. Guests who want even more exclusivity can book a room with access to “The Reef Club”, a lounge where they can spend the day and enjoy drinks and snacks. The attention to detail is also reflected in the service.
The international team is trained according to the high Marriott standards and knows how to combine pure 5-star luxury with the authentic hospitality values of Curaçao.
A reunion of old friends
Now that the resort has been completely renovated you would almost forget that it has been very popular among Dutch guests for decades. Managing Director Craig Martin: “The team is looking forward to seeing our old friends” and future friends rediscovering the resort and introducing new guests to our personal service and attention to detail in this beautiful setting. “
Guests meet in the “Great Room”, the Marriott lobby concept. In this open lobby, 3 trendy hospitality concepts are combined, each with its own atmosphere. Come together at a bar, choose an intimate seat or seek interaction with other guests at one of the large community tables.
Chef Dino Jagtiani
The resort has hired an award-winning chef, Dino Jagtiani, to develop and manage trendy concepts for the restaurants and bars, along with food and beverage director Mark Sjollema. Chef Dino is known for his innovative view on Caribbean cuisine and the use of local ingredients. The resort offers a sushi bar, cocktail bar, an open pool bar and a coffee shop. Signature restaurant Ç-spice offers dishes with local, Caribbean, European and South American influences, in a relaxed, chic environment that guests can enjoy inside or outside on the patio. The official opening will take place on November 15th. The resort will be fully operational as of the first of November and by then will already receive its first Dutch guests.
About Curacao Marriott Beach Resort
The resort opened its doors in 1992 with 250 rooms and now after rebuilding offers 336 rooms and suites, decorated in a contemporary, fresh style, inspired by the Dutch maritime tradition of the island. Each room and suite has a spacious balcony, mini-fridge, modern audio visual equipment and a Nespresso coffee machine. 36 rooms are located on ‘The Reef Club’ Club Level floor, providing guests access to ‘The Reef Club’ Lounge for a snack and a drink and extra facilities. The resort offers 8 restaurants, 24-hour room service, fitness facilities, massages at the beach spa, a kids club, a diving center on the beach, a tour desk and a car rental desk. The Curacao Marriott Beach Resort is part of the international Marriott chain.
Meetings & weddings
The resort has a large and modern meeting centre with 8 rooms where all sorts of meetings can be organised. The Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort is also an ideal location for special occasions such as a wedding. They make every event special deploying an experienced, professional and especially creative event team.
About Chef Dino Jagtiani
Dino Jagtiani (November 16, 1973) was born in St. Maarten and studied at the Culinary Institute of America. After gaining 5 years of work experience at the 5-star Le Meridien Waldorf in London, he opened his own restaurant “Temptation” on St. Maarten in 2002, with which he became famous locally as well as internationally. With entries as top restaurant in Bon Appétit Magazine, Food & Wine Magazine and various culinary prizes, Dino has settled himself in the Caribbean culinary top.
Website: Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort