SOURCE: The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas

February 18, 2014 09:00 ET

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas Debuts Multimillion Dollar Renovation and Enhancement

Featuring Stylish Guestrooms and Suites, Spa, Fitness Center, Restaurants & Wedding Gazebo

ST. THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Feb 18, 2014) - The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas recently completed a multimillion dollar renovation and enhancement project in an effort to continue to make the acclaimed luxury resort in St. Thomas alluring to the sophisticated traveler. The newly unveiled renovation reflects a return to the more casually elegant and contemporary ambiance of the Virgin Islands resort, which is considered a favorite retreat in the Caribbean for its exclusive amenities and picturesque setting along Great Bay's turquoise waters.

 "The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas has always been an acclaimed destination, appreciated for its Caribbean views, tropical design and relaxed lifestyle. With this in mind the enhancement project is designed to heighten our guest experience even further and add a new luster to this exclusive jewel of a resort, in one of the world's finest destinations, the U.S. Virgin Islands," said Bernd Kuhlen, General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas. "We're thrilled to offer today's affluent traveler a place even better than home, every area of the resort experience has been evaluated to enhance the comforts and lifestyle experience for guests," he added.

The luxury resort boasts 180 luxuriously renovated guest rooms and suites with new furniture, carpeting, draperies and bed linens, all offering breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and neighboring islands. Light colors and tropical designs characterize the new Caribbean-inspired décor embracing a palette of warm beach and sand color punctuated by calming water tones showcased through textured fabrics and prints reflective of the hotel's landscape. Further enhancements include all bathrooms offering five fixtures and an overall modern chic aesthetic.

In addition to the guestroom enhancement, other major features of the renovation include revamped restaurant concepts and an expanded oceanfront wedding gazebo. Bleuwater, the luxury hotel's celebrated fine dining restaurant offers a chic redesign showcasing deep blue and gray tones throughout the restaurant to designed to accentuate views of the ocean and neighboring islands with a selection of delicately prepared fish and meats. For a truly extraordinary destination wedding experience, the hotel's wedding gazebo has been re-mastered and enlarged to accommodate up to 150 guests for a memorable wedding ceremony situated on the water's edge.

 To further the lavish lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas, the spa experience is enhanced with 11 luxurious treatment rooms and spa relaxation area. All spa treatments feature plant extracts and essential oils for the most natural approach to skincare and pampering. From its West Indies décor to the "spice-infused" scents present throughout, all elements of this uniquely designed wellness center have been created to capture the island's tropical feel, while embracing its natural resources. To complement the spa experience, guests will also enjoy a state-of-the art Fitness Facility offering a wide variety of cardiovascular and weight-training equipment. Additionally, a separate motion studio for yoga, pilates and aerobics will enhance the wellness experience.

Travelers are invited to experience The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas' newly enhanced guest room and suites and acclaimed amenities with the Comfort You offer starting at $729 per night which includes daily breakfast for two and $100 daily resort credit.

About The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas
Overlooking the turquoise waters of Great Bay, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas is a secluded hideaway on a 30-acre beachfront estate with breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and neighboring islands. The resort offers a variety of luxurious amenities including lavishly designed presidential suites and guest rooms; four distinctive ocean-front dining choices; a full-service spa; a 53' luxury catamaran, the Lady Lynsey; and for those visiting by sea, the resort offers moorings, allowing guests to access this ultimate lifestyle destination by sea or air. For further information and reservations, please call (800) 241-3333 or access the web site at www.ritzcarlton.com/StThomas. Connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RitzCarltonStThomas

Contact Information

  • Verona Carter
    Area Director of Public Relations
    6900 Great Bay
    St. Thomas, VI. 00802
    (786) 470-3434
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