Ritz-Carlton Reopens Newly-Renovated Grand Cayman Resort

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One of the Caribbean’s leading luxury resorts reopened its doors in the Cayman Islands last week following an extensive refurbishment.

Marriott’s Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman officially reopened on December 15, the same date it celebrated its 16th anniversary.

Renovated spaces feature an updated color palette that highlights deep blues and shades of green inspired by the islands’ botanical gardens. The guest rooms and suites’ feature local artworks, fixtures and natural textures.

Also, the resort’s Silver Palm Lounge features completely new interiors and a custom-built hardwood cabinet, which will offer guests a collection of rare rums and premium hand-rolled cigars.

“Our forward-looking ownership group, Dart, invested heartily into our treasured property, the result of which will now be visible for guests to enjoy,” said Marc Langevin, general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.

“Seeing the pause in travel as an opportunity,” he continued, “we are grateful that Dart took advantage of this time to expand the original renovation plan, manifesting a cohesive and modern property suited to the demands of today’s most sophisticated travelers.”

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The nine-hole, Greg Norman-designed course at the resort.

In addition to the public spaces and guest accommodations, the resort’s meeting spaces were updated as well.

“The Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman will once again raise the bar for luxury in the Caribbean,” Tom Ludington, General Manager, USA att the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, told Caribbean Journal. “Now that the Cayman Islands have reopened our borders to vaccinated visitors, guests will be amazed at the refreshed splendor of this iconic property.”

An impressive collection of commissioned and collected local artwork fosters a deeper connection with the culture, history, and creativity of Cayman. Complementing the public art collection is The Gallery, the longstanding art exhibition space. The Gallery will continue to highlight Grand Cayman’s vibrant visual arts culture.

“The reimagined look and feel of the resort is an outstanding example of The Ritz-Carlton brand’s design ethos, which is to provide our guests with a refined and modern experience that is also reflective of what makes a destination unique,” said Donna McNamara, vice president and global brand leader for The Ritz-Carlton, in a written release.

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman offers 369 rooms designed by Champalimaud Design.

It includes the La Prairie spa, which offers a collection of treatments, while five restaurants present guests with a diverse array of dining experiences.

In addition to a Greg Norman-designed nine-hole golf course, the resort also offers golfers an indoor simulator using Trackman technology. The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is also home to one of the island’s largest ballrooms in the Caribbean, as well as an interactive culinary studio.

Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment family programming allows guests of all ages to discover the flora and fauna of Cayman. There is also the Starfish Cay water park, tennis and basketball courts, and an indoor game room.

For more, visit the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman


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