Turks and Caicos’ The Sands at Grace Bay resort has completed a $4.5 million upgrade project.
The extensive resort refresh includes the updating of guest rooms and enhancements to the resort’s common areas as well as updates to the property’s terrific on-site restaurant, Hemingway’s.
“We are thrilled to unveil our newly-renovated resort as the busy winter season gets underway,” said Mona Beeson, The Sands at Grace Bay General Manager. “Our prime location on the World’s #1 Beach along with our spacious guest suites and studios – most with complete kitchens – affordable luxury rates, and value-added extras truly set us apart from other beachfront resorts.
“Guests are raving about these contemporary updates that provide them with a fresh new resort look to enjoy and plush comforts, while maintaining the property’s beloved sophisticated yet relaxed ambiance,” she said.
The major focus of the transformation is showcased throughout the resort’s 114 studio and suite guest rooms in varying sizes from 1,000 – 1,600 square feet, featuring full kitchens and granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, and private screened-in patios.
Led by interior designer Rose Kelly of Inter Décor, updates include new furnishings evoking an airy-modern style and abstract artwork showcasing coastal Caribbean colors.
Further upgrades feature custom-made teak patio furniture by Asmayda Furniture Group of Miami and a new luxury bedding collection designed by Atlantic Hospitality.
The refresh enriches the resort with new furniture, drapes and sheers, sofa sleepers and arm chairs, bar stools, and new lighting in living room, dining room and kitchen areas of all suits and studios.
Additionally, furniture hand-crafters have updated the property’s desks, tables, and dining room furnishings to complete the overall new look of the resort’s accommodations.
Hemingway’s restaurant has completed enhancements to the restaurant’s facilities, including new flooring and walls, and a kitchen expansions to support the ever-increasing popularity of Hemingway’s.