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Since its inauguration, St. Regis Bahia Beach has become the synonym of unparalleled luxury and glamour. Built on a former coconut plantation in northeastern Puerto Rico and only a half an hour drive from San Juan, the hotel attracts guests who want to be pampered with exclusive Spa treatments and gourmet delights, or who love to enjoy the scenic beauty of a secluded paradise.
The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort is constructed with the foremost respect for the wildlife and local plant environment. These extraordinary efforts have been rewarded with the Audubon’s Gold Signature Sanctuary certification. The resort’s commitment to environmentally sustainable development is unmistakable marked even by the presence of an on-site “green team” made of an ecologist, two agronomists, and a landscape architect who develop native and home-grown plants which are also the suppliers of herbs for the Fern and the Remède Spa.
The AAA Five Diamond, 4830 acre resort, designed by the celebrated architectural firm Hill Glazier, enjoys a private bird sanctuary, an oceanfront 18- hole golf course, idyllic beach views and astonishing natural landscapes that transform The St. Regis in the pearl of the Caribbean.
Indulgences associated with the highest luxury such as personal butlers are a must, while the concierge service overcomes every expectation. An impressive variety of outdoor activities are available for guests who prefer a more active holiday, ranging from hiking to boating excursions. For those who lean towards a relaxing holiday, the seaside pool is the perfect option for enjoying signature cocktails and drinks.
The 139 guest rooms include 35 suites with private terraces, which are the quintessence of extreme luxury. The guest rooms are incorporated in a resort which is constructed around elegant low rise plantation style buildings, featuring private terraces where guests can experience the private dining option or enjoy undeniably romantic ocean views.
The guest rooms feature custom- designed cherry furniture, Pratesi linens, rattan fans, and impressively expansive bathrooms. Additionally, guests can enjoy high-speed wireless internet and televisions present both in the living space like the bathroom mirrors.
Dining options are remarkable, and the signature restaurant Fern is the highlight of the island culinary experience. Located on the second floor of the grand Plantation House, Fern offers guests delicacies prepared with fresh indigenous ingredients and a distinguished menu developed by Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. The menu creates a remarkable blend between Jean-Georges’ acclaimed selection of unique dishes with traditional Puerto Rican ingredients such as papaya, mango, and coconut.
The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort’s golf course is managed by Troon Golf, the global front-runner in golf course management. The course itself is built taking into consideration the natural requirements of the environment, offering scenic views of both: the rainforest and the beach. The scenery of the holes is in complete harmony with the course’s clubhouse which embraces the autograph plantation-style architecture. The interior of the clubhouse shelters a golf shop, lounges, the Molasses restaurant, and an alluring bar, while outside, guests can enjoy the beach-front swimming pool and patio, famous for its stunning ocean views.
And while men can find delight in a golf game, ladies might discover the joy of a relaxing pampering session at the deluxe Remède Spa, which is designed to offer outstanding experiences to guests. With its treatment rooms, pools, private terraces, relaxation areas and steam and sauna facilities, Remède Spa, responds easily to even the most challenging requirements, becoming an Eden of relaxing pleasures.
The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort is an excellent choice for those who want to ditch the distress associated with big- city life and enjoy a vacation in a natural paradise where the high- level of privacy becomes the rule of law and the commitment to excellence a doctrine rather than a requirement. The timeless sophistication of the resort and the high level of hospitality transform this resort into an oasis of relaxing bliss.
Note: Puerto Rico is easily reachable via direct flight from various significant hubs in North America, and as a United States territory, passports are not required for American citizens. The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort is located 16 miles from Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz international airport.