Wyndham Grand to Build New Beach Resort in Nevis

Wyndham Hotel Group is building a new beach resort on Nevis, the smaller of two islands that make up the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, parent company Wyndham Worldwide announced yesterday.

The Wyndham Grand Nevis will be part of Northern Pointe Resort, a 30-acre development that's currently under construction beside Long Haul Bay in the Parish of Saint James. Scheduled for completion in 2019, it will have 170 suites, condominiums, and villas; a private beach club; five dining areas; infinity pools; a spa; and more than 10,000 square feet of meeting space.

"Nevis is known around the world as one of the most desirable yet exclusive vacation spots in the Caribbean, and as more travelers discover this tranquil paradise the demand for more upscale accommodations will grow," said Paulo Pena, president and managing director, Latin America and the Caribbean, Wyndham Hotel Group.

Located roughly 1,200 miles from Miami, Nevis is a little-known Caribbean island that totals just 36 square miles. Travel to the island is growing, however, according to Wyndham, which reports that overnight visitors and cruise tourism have both increased every year since 2013.

"Wyndham Grand's distinct experiences and understated approach to luxury will bring a unique accessibility to this elite island," Pena continued. "Adding Nevis to an impressive growing list of amazing global destinations -- including Shanghai, Istanbul, Chicago, Phuket, and Barbados -- not only positions us to raise the Wyndham Grand flag in even more top-tier locations, but it also expands our managed hotel portfolio here in the region and further solidifies our commitment to providing unparalleled guest experiences to all travelers."

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