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Sandals Returns To Dunn's River: A Celebration of Luxury And Nostalgia In Jamaica
Sandals Resorts has a reputation for creating all-inclusive resorts in breathtaking tropical landscapes throughout the Caribbean. On May 24th, Sandals Dunn’s River, located just minutes away from the magnificent Dunn’s River Falls in Jamaica, will be reopening. Originally built by renowned modernist architect Morris Lapidus as the Arawak Hotel, this luxury resort became an emblem of Jamaica’s Golden Age of hospitality in the 1950s.
“This is the place where everything began for Sandals Resorts, and from where we stand, it’s a stunning representation of where we’re headed,” said Adam Stewart, Executive Chairman of Sandals Resorts. “Sandals Dunn’s River is the continuation of my father’s journey to better. It is a hero’s tale about an ambitious boy who began selling fish to local resorts and how he went on to change how people prefer to vacation, making Jamaica and the Caribbean the centerpiece of his efforts. An epic story about an incredible person who continues to inspire us to dream bigger, do more, and be better. It is the stuff of legends and that is what this evening is all about,” said Stewart.
Highlighting The Resort’s Nostalgic Past
Today, the reopening of Sandals Dunn’s River marks a joyous continuation of a cherished story that spans six decades. It highlights the resort’s nostalgic past while embracing a new era of sun-soaked memories amidst Jamaica’s natural splendor. The property’s new design offers 260 rooms and unparalleled luxury. It sets a new standard in hospitality, with one-of-a-kind suites that redefine opulence.
Sandals Dunn’s River boasts Jamaica’s first tufa sky pool butler suites, featuring private pools that stretch along the balcony’s edge. The Sky Pool Suite at Sandals Dunn’s River represents the epitome of upscale accommodations. As such, it effortlessly blends nature and luxury with its innovative and modern designs, inspired by the serene rainforest.
The resort artfully incorporates natural elements from Jamaica’s north coast for an immersive Caribbean island experience. From cascading waterfalls to pristine beaches, the hand-picked location also showcases Ocho Rios’s indigenous flora.
Guests can indulge in an unparalleled culinary experience at one of the resort’s twelve restaurants. Savor gourmet cuisine that ranges from traditional to French-inspired dishes infused with a Jamaican twist. Noteworthy dining highlights include Dunn’s Rum Club, a haven for the island’s iconic rum, where skilled mixologists create handcrafted cocktails.
Another standout is the BLM café, modeled after Jamaica’s renowned Blue Mountains, where coffee beans are grown and roasted exclusively for the resort. At Sandals, every guest can embrace their vacation vibes by enjoying limitless indulgence, entertainment, and relaxation. The Caribbean location provides an idyllic backdrop for such experiences.