JAMAICA--Secrets Resorts and Spas has opened its first property in Jamaica, the Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay.
The new all-suites resort will be joined next month by the Secrets St. James Montego Bay. To date, the two-resort, $180 million project has infused $100 million into the local Jamaican economy and created 1,500 jobs during construction with an additional 950 jobs created for resort operations by the end of 2010.
The resort features 350 suites with in-room amenities that include four-poster beds, full entertainment systems with LCD flat-screen televisions and CD/DVD players, a Jacuzzi for two, private furnished balconies and 24-hour room service. Other features include eight dining options; seven bars and lounges, including a swim-up bar; free-form swimming pools and beachfront Jacuzzi; a 15,000-square-foot spa featuring indoor and outdoor spa facilities and hydrotherapy circuit; The Promenade, a main plaza shared by the two resorts offering a host of activities, boutiques, entertainment and dining options; the Seawind Beach Club with couples cabanas, palapas and a gourmet restaurants; on-site sports, including tennis, beach volleyball, basketball, soccer and non-motorized water sports, and daily yoga, aerobics, and introductory SCUBA classes; and more than 16,000 square feet of meeting space for business conventions and weddings.
Guests of Secrets Wild Orchid will be invited to enjoy many offerings of the Secrets St. James resort and vice versa. These benefits include access to restaurants, lounges, spas, open-air theater and other amenities.
Secrets Resorts and Spas currently has three resorts in Mexico’s Riviera Maya region, one in Cap Cana, Dominican Republic, and is slated to open additional properties in Huatulco and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and the Caribbean by the end of 2012. It also has plans to enter the Aruba market. Secrets is a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts Worldwide.
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