Since its opening in 1962, the Ocean Club has been a hot spot on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. Decades later, the historic resort is positioning itself to return to its former glory, according to owner Access Industries, which appointed Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to manage the storied property on its behalf.
“Four Seasons shares our vision of a truly personalized luxury experience, with a particular sensitivity to the unique aspects of historic properties,” said Jonah Sonnenborn, real estate manager for Access Industries, which also owns the Grand-Hôtel du Cap. -Ferrat, a Four Seasons Hotel, on the French Riviera. “The Ocean Club, like other Access signature hotels, offers guests an unparalleled location and limitless possibilities for their resort experience. When we acquired it in 2014, we saw a wonderful opportunity to leverage building on its rich heritage while contemplating its future.”
The property – which will be known as Ocean Club, a Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas – offers more than 100 accommodations, including several cottages and villas, as well as five restaurants and bars, a spa, three swimming pools, six tennis courts, access to the adjacent Ocean Club golf course and multiple indoor and outdoor event spaces for groups of up to 250 people.
“The Ocean Club has long been one of the largest resorts in the world and will be an amazing addition to our global portfolio as we expand our presence in the Caribbean,” said J. Allen Smith, President and CEO of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. “We are proud to partner with Access to provide luxury travelers with a Four Seasons experience in the Bahamas. The genuine warmth of the Bahamian people blends perfectly with the personalized service that only Four Seasons can provide, creating a truly authentic Caribbean experience. like nowhere else.” elsewhere on Paradise Island.”
The Ocean Club will join the Four Seasons family beginning November 30.