What’s New in Nassau Paradise Island?
January, 2013 – Sun, surf, sand and a slew of new amenities and offerings are in store for travelers to Nassau Paradise Island this year. From renovations to new restaurants and attractions, there is something for every guest traveling to the popular beach destination. An easily accessible destination, Nassau Paradise Island offers a wide variety of accommodations to suit every budget, and when combined with the new Instant Savings deal, travelers have more reasons than ever to plan a vacation to the Bahamas in 2013.
Atlantis, Paradise Island
Atlantis, Paradise Island will welcome a new restaurant to its wide array of culinary offerings this year with the opening of Olives Atlantis. Renowned chef, restaurateur, author and television star Todd English will bring his internationally acclaimed interpretive Mediterranean cuisine to Atlantis in June 2013. Olives Atlantis will be located just off the casino and will be open daily for lunch and dinner, offering sumptuous pastas, brick-oven flatbreads, fresh fish, succulent meats and decadent desserts, served alongside award winning wines. Atlantis also recently launched its online Honeymoon and Wedding Registry, offering couples the chance to create the honeymoon experience of their dreams. The Atlantis Registry site allows couples to design a customized wedding website and create an Atlantis honeymoon registry. Additionally, Atlantis unveiled a new way to experience poolside luxury in November 2012 with new private cabanas at the Baths Colonnade. The comfortable cabanas can fit up to six guests and include perks such as exclusive poolside access, food and beverage service from a poolside host, sun or shade seating options, electronic device charging stations, a personal safe, a refrigerator and private changing area.
Comfort Suites Paradise Island
Comfort Suites Paradise Island, a 3 diamond Choice Hotels property, recently renovated its 229 junior suites in addition to other refurbishments throughout the property. Hotel upgrades include new furniture and artwork, an updated business center, a new lounge as part of the lobby bar, redesigned rooms and more. All rooms at Comfort Suites Paradise Island have been renovated with tile floors and bright tropical decor. Comfort Suites also features daily complimentary hot buffet breakfast for all guests, free WiFi and full access to all amenities at the Atlantis, which is conveniently located adjacent to the hotel.
British Colonial Hilton Nassau
As downtown Nassau’s only hotel with a private beach, the British Colonial Hilton Nassau has taken its oceanfront experience to the next level with a brand new beach club boasting modern cabanas, beach and pool furniture, fire pits and a new terrace. Canopy beds now line the edge of the pool deck and provide 360 degrees of shade with bright white linen curtains. Sprawled on the lush lawn are new cabanas with oversized cushions, vibrant colored throw pillows and comfortable bedding, perfect for relaxation and sunbathing. On the beach, guests can lounge on one of the sand-toned chaises, and in the evening, they can enjoy the night breezes while sipping their favorite nightcap by the fire pits on Bullion Bar’s new terrace. An observation deck by the pool overlooks the harbor and adds the final touch to the resort’s new beach club.
Nestled in the heart of downtown Nassau, Graycliff Hotel offers guests new dining and recreational experiences in 2013 with the additions of the Humidor Piazza and the Graycliff Chocolatier. The Humidor Piazza will provide guests with a new casual dining experience comprised of the Humidor Churrascaria and the new Giotto Pizzeria and Beer Garden. The Giotto Pizzeria boasts a state-of-the-art wood burning stove, and the Beer Garden offers guests an expansive selection of over 50 beers from around the world. Also new to Graycliff is the Graycliff Chocolatier, an interactive chocolate factory experience. At Graycliff Chocolatier, visitors will indulge in their passion for chocolate, learning the origin of regional cacao beans, the importance of promoting fair trade and organic farming, how beans are processed and how chocolate is created. The chocolate factory produces a variety of hand-crafted chocolates of varied cocoa strengths, available for purchase by the individual piece or gift box at the Graycliff Chocolatier Boutique.
Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island
After undergoing a $17 million upgrade, this royal retreat offers guests an entirely new experience, as all 144 rooms in the newly-renamed Balmoral Tower have experienced a complete transformation, both inside and out. The Balmoral Tower now features a lighter, contemporary look and even more luxury. The rooms and suites in the Balmoral Tower boast travertine-style oversized rectangle tiling, mahogany entertainment units with a 42 inch plasma television, a bar area and refrigerator, neutral draperies with open-weave sheers, and gorgeous large-scale area rugs featuring teal, charcoal and amber accents. The renovated bathrooms include contemporary stained mahogany his and her vanities with Carrera marble tops, backlit mirrors, and showers that feature white beveled subway tiles with blue, cream and amber glass accent tiles. The most impressive addition to the resort accommodations is the addition of 35 balconies to beachfront rooms and suites in the Balmoral Tower, offering direct ocean views. Additionally, the 11 new Bahamian Beachfront Walkout Suites allow guests to walk directly from private patios onto the pool deck, complete with newly-opened romantic lounge areas featuring fire pits.
With Nassau Paradise Island’s latest Instant Savings promotion, anyone can save on travel to the Bahamas’ most exciting beach destination. Travelers who book by Feb. 4, 2013, will receive $300 Instant Savings when booking an air-inclusive minimum six-night consecutive stay or $200 Instant Savings on a four-or five-night consecutive stay at any of Nassau Paradise Island’s participating hotels. Travel must occur between Jan. 1 and June 19, 2013.* This offer is valid for travel originating in the U.S. and Canada. For more information on Nassau Paradise Island’s resorts or to book the Instant Savings promotion, visit www.NassauParadiseIsland.com.
*Blackout dates are March 7 through April 7, 2013