Hyatt is making its way to the Cayman Islands, with the new 351-guestroom Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences. Set on more than seven acres on Seven Mile Beach, the pristine location is desirable to tourists for its spot at the end of West Bay Road, less than one mile from the city center and 10 minutes from the airport, making transfers and travel to community activities easy.
“We are delighted that the Grand Hyatt brand is expanding in the Caribbean, and especially in Grand Cayman where the hospitality and tourism sector is primarily aimed at the luxury market,” said David Tarr, senior vice president of development, Hyatt. “The opening of this hotel will be a great addition to this popular destination, and marks the welcome return of the Hyatt brand to the Cayman Islands. Guests will experience welcoming luxury and best-in-class restaurants at Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences, while also creating memorable experiences in this breathtaking destination.”
In addition to guestrooms, the property plans include studio suites and one-, two- and three-bedroom layouts along a seafront eco-walk. Amenities include six dining venues; a 9,000-square-foot spa and fitness center; three pools; shopping; a kids club; and theater. The largest function space in the Cayman Islands is also planned, with 25,000 square feet of indoor meeting and event space.
The Hyatt brand has not been present on Grand Cayman for some time, and looks forward to offering guests access to all the fantastic attractions in the Cayman Islands.
Pageant Beach Hotel Ltd. is developing the property. “Pageant Beach Hotel Ltd. is excited to be developing what we know will be a sought-after vacation and meeting destination, with the Grand Hyatt brand’s signature grandeur, authentic dining experiences and memorable moments of more,” said Howard Sitzer, chairman, Pageant Beach Hotel Ltd. “Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences will represent a unique concept in the Cayman Islands for international leisure travelers and groups looking for the ideal combination of luxury, comfort and function in their resort experience.”
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