Rosewood has been appointed by
Vancouver-based property development company, Replay Destinations,
to manage Rosewood Half Moon Bay Antigua, which will open in 2021
in the Caribbean’s West Indies.
The resort will be situated on 132 oceanfront acres along Half Moon Bay, which is
internationally lauded as one of the world’s most spectacular
The former Half Moon Bay Hotel was established in the
1950’s, and for decades was a sought-after vacation destination
and resort playground for the international jet set.
The resort will
feature 47 pavilion-style suites, including an ultra-luxurious,
three-bedroom presidential suite.
Each type of accommodation will feature
ocean views, private infinity plunge pools, hammocks, open-air
baths and showers and live orchid walls in each bathroom.
Rosewood Half Moon Bay Antigua will also offer an exclusive
residential component comprised of branded oceanfront and
oceanview villas, and 13 extraordinary estate home parcels.
crown jewel property, which was previously owned by the Mellon
Family, is perched on a dramatic bluff overlooking the Caribbean
Sea, and is the only location of its kind in the Caribbean.
Set to become one of the most exciting destinations to
dine and drink in the Caribbean, Rosewood Half Moon Bay will
include several innovative dining and lounge concepts. Situated on
a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea, the resort’s social nexus,
the signature lounge will be inspired by the flavors, colors, and
culture of the West Indies. Artisanal Caribbean cocktails and
small plates accompanied by live reggae and ska music will set the
atmosphere for a lively night out.
The resort will
also feature a pool grill and beach bar, as well as an on-site
organic farm, which will provide fresh ingredients for seasonal
Additional property amenities
will include two pools, one for adults and one for families, a
fitness center, and tennis courts. Additionally, Sense, a Rosewood
Spa, will offer an indulgent experience with six signature
treatment rooms and locally inspired treatments.
Located adjacent to a 27-acre national park, Rosewood Half Moon
Bay Antigua is ideally situated to explore the stunning natural
surroundings. A curated selection of immersive activities and
unique excursions will showcase the best of the island, while
biking and walking trails, beach activities, and interactive
guided experiences will excite active travelers and families
“With its secluded location and
breath-taking beach, Half Moon Bay is one of the world’s most
stunning hidden gems, and a natural destination for Rosewood’s affluential explorers,” said Sonia Cheng, chief executive officer
of Rosewood Hotel Group. “We look forward to integrating
Rosewood’s Sense of Place philosophy into Antigua’s incredible
natural environment to create unforgettable experiences for our
Rosewood Half Moon Bay will join a regional network of distinctive
Rosewood properties in the region, including Rosewood Baha Mar,
slated to open in Spring 2018, Rosewood Bermuda which will undergo
a complete renovation to be unveiled in May 2018, and Rosewood
Little Dix Bay, slated to re-open at a later date.