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Wyndham Grand is taking reservations now for its newest resort, the 422-room all-inclusive Wyndham Grand Barbados, Sam Lord’s Castle Resort & Spa. The secluded oceanfront hotel marks Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ entrance into Barbados and will begin welcoming its first guests beginning Oct. 12 with select amenities, followed by a formal grand opening in early 2024.

“Barbados offers the perfect backdrop for a chic and upscale getaway—lush, tropical gardens, uninterrupted ocean views and an array of opportunities to unplug, unwind and make lasting memories with friends and family,” said Gustavo Viescas, president, Latin America and Caribbean, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts in a media announcement. “Wyndham Grand Barbados brings all of that to life on our legendary grounds, allowing guests to take a step back to practice self-care and immerse themselves in the beauty of the nature around them.”

Wyndham Grand Barbados: An Eco-Friendly Sanctuary

Nestled on the southeastern side of the island, 15 minutes from the Grantley International Airport, the hotel is located on the site of the former Sam Lord’s Castle, built by notorious buccaneer Samuel Lord. The all-new construction, all-inclusive resort offers 422 guest rooms, including 37 suites with sophisticated architecture and sustainable designs, along with large ocean views and lanai-style private balconies to allow guests the variety of indoor and outdoor living.

At peak operation, guests can enjoy contemporary culinary experiences in the resort’s 10+ dining venues, which cater to a variety of tastes. Culinary highlights include the Mediterranean Marketplace featuring flavors from North Africa, Italy, France, Portugal and Spain, pop-up food trucks, poolside dining and more. Celebrating Barbados’ local offerings, the resort also features a specialty “farm to fork” experience with locally sourced ingredients from nearby farmers, fisherman and purveyors.

For guests seeking to unwind, the hotel will feature a 13,000-square-foot spa with a pool area and relaxation deck, along with a state-of-the-art fitness center and a sunrise yoga center. Other on-site amenities include lagoon-style swimming pools, a kids center, butler service, tennis and pickleball courts. The resort also offers 15,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting and event space that can accommodate up to 1,100 guests, top-of-the-line technology and purposefully built landscapes perfect for staging weddings and special events.

The upscale, eco-hotel also brings the concept of sustainability concept to life using sustainably sourced wood, a chef’s garden integrating food crop production and education, eco-friendly alternatives to single-use plastics, high efficiency fixtures, LED bulbs and floor to ceiling glass doors and windows in guest rooms to allow for natural light and ventilation. The resort’s Building Management System aggressively manages utility consumption, with guest rooms featuring sensors that detect when guests are gone to automatically engage thermostats to reduce excess energy demand.

Now through June 19, 2024, guests can take advantage of a special opening offer of 20% off stays with bookings made before Nov. 30, 2023, subject to availability and blackout dates.

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