But RC Aruba Is Still Good To Go: While we’re waiting to see the fate of the RC Rose Hall, no doubt the company is focusing a good amount of its Caribbean efforts on the debut of the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, which is still on track to open at the end of the year. The 320-room resort and suites will all have ocean views, and guests will be treated to four dining venues, a 15-treatment room spa, two swimming pools, and a 24-hour casino.
WestBay Club Gets Generous Backing: Grace Bay Resorts in the Turks and Caicos announced it will take an ownership stake and manage the West Bay Club, a modest-sized resort three miles from the high-end Grace Bay Club hotel. The 47 oceanfront suite property will be renamed West Bay Club, a Grace Bay Resort. For those looking for an intimate Turks and Caicos experience, the West Bay provides one restaurant, a small spa and fitness center. There will be renovations made over the next 18 months, which may see an increase in rates, but for now a studio with kitchenette and free WiFi is $285 per night.
Curacao Is On Sale: There’s just two days left to take advantage of the 50% off sale at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort in Curacao. Room rates begin as low as $119 per night for travel good through December 23, 2013. Full of character, the Santa Barbara is located on an old plantation and has three pools, four restaurants, a Pete-Dye designed golf course, spa and a marina for your watersports needs. Book here.
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