Mandarin Oriental has signed a deal to manage a luxury resort and residences
on Grand Cayman in the Caribbean.
Cayman Islands (Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac) are a
British Overseas Territory located in the western Caribbean.
Cayman is the largest and most visited island, and has regular
direct flights from 15 US cities, Toronto, London and various
Latin American and Caribbean airports. The island is renowned for its
tranquil and safe environment, clear waters and world-class
Currently scheduled to open in 2021, Mandarin Oriental, Grand Cayman will be an
exclusive 100-room beachfront resort with 89 branded Residences at
Located 15 minutes from the airport, the resort
will be situated on 67 acres at St. James Point, on the southern
shore of the island. The site benefits from an elevated position
overlooking its own secluded white-sand beach.
The resort will feature five
restaurants and bars and even its own farm so that true ‘farm to table’ dining
can be enjoyed by guests.
A range of wellness options will include a
spa, fitness centre,
several outdoor swimming pools and tennis courts.
walking and cycling trails will traverse the 67-acre site and a
Beach Club will offer a variety of leisure and water sports
A range of flexible meeting and
banqueting facilities, including outdoor areas, will provide ample
space for destination weddings, social and business events.
The project owner is
Melkonian Capital Management, an alternative investment company
specializing in investment opportunities in private equity, real
estate and public markets. New York-based RAL Development Services
will serve as the development partner.