Baha Mar sets reopening for December 17, 2020

NASSAU - Baha Mar has announced that a phased reopening to guests beginning December 17 with enhanced safety and health measures in place.

The resort indicated that the phased reopening will commence with the Grand Hyatt. International travelers will be required to meet the entry protocols in place to visit The Bahamas.




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DECEMBER 17, 2020

‘Spectacular Awaits’ as Baha Mar looks ahead to welcome international travelers for the upcoming fall and winter season

Nassau, Bahamas (November 4, 2020) Baha Mar, home to widely celebrated brands, Grand Hyatt, Rosewood, and SLS, is pleased to announce the resort destination’s phased reopening, welcoming back guests to Grand Hyatt Baha Mar on December 17, 2020. The phased reopening approach will continue with the opening of Rosewood Baha Mar, followed by SLS Baha Mar. On December 17, Baha Mar will reopen to resort guests with enhanced safety and health measures in place. International travelers will be required to meet the entry protocols in place to visit The Bahamas. In addition to the entry requirements and protocols established by The Islands of The Bahamas, Baha Mar guests will be required to take a complimentary COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test upon arrival to the resort destination to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of guests and associates during their stay.

As The Islands of The Bahamas open for international travel, Baha Mar looks forward to creating a travel bubble environment for registered resort guests seeking a spectacular vacation experience through safely reimagined guest experiences.The Baha Mar Commitment to Wellbeing ensures hygiene and sanitization practices across Baha Mar Resort, Baha Mar Casino and The Performing Arts & Convention Center exceed recommendations of The Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The Baha Mar Commitment to Wellbeing includes revised cleanliness protocols that exceed Baha Mar’s already rigorous standards, covering all brands across Grand Hyatt, SLS and Rosewood Baha Mar, as well as Meliá Nassau Beach.Furthermore, the standards also include enhanced housekeeping and engineering, heightened food safety and digital ordering, touchless payments, and additional technology methods that allow for an abundance of contactless experiences from the moment guests check in at Baha Mar resort destination. Click here for more information on The Baha Mar Commitment to Wellbeing.

It is with great excitement that we are welcoming back over 1500 associates for the 1st Phase of our re-opening and will once again share The Baha Mar Experience with visitors from around the globe,said Graeme Davis, President, Baha Mar. “Resilient as ever, the Baha Mar team has persevered by looking toward a bright future, dedicated to preparing the resort for a successful reopening this December. Ensuring safety, health and well-being is our number one priority, and we have built upon the natural strengths and intimate experiences of the resort destination to re- introduce signature and new guest offerings. Over the past few months, Baha Mar has also continued with the resort destination’s expansion as an investment in the future of The Bahamas and the hospitality industry.”

On-property construction continued throughout the resort’s temporary closure as part of Phase II, a $300 million investment in the evolution of the integrated resort destination, including contemporary upgrades and improvements to Meliá Nassau Beach and other outdoor offerings, such as Baha Bay Beach Club, and Baha Bay the all new luxury aquatic experience, anticipated for completion in 2021; new dining including the debut of Sugar Factory, America’s favorite eatery and confectionary shop; and additions to the resort’s portfolio of luxury retail partnerships. The resort is also focused on enriching its signature amenities including state-of-the- art kid-friendly activities, refreshed wellness offerings, private art classes at The Current and more.

Staying at Baha Mar

To safely vacation in The Islands of The Bahamas and at Baha Mar beginning December 17, travelers are required to obtain a COVID-19 RT PCR test five days prior to arrival, apply for a Bahamas Health Travel Visa, take a COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test on day five of the visit, complete a daily online health questionnaire for symptom tracking and always wear a face covering and practice social distancing in public places. Beginning November 14, visitors will be required to opt-in for mandatory COVID-19 health insurance when applying for the Health Travel Visa, covering travelers for the duration of their stay in the Bahamas. Additionally, Baha Mar guests will be required to take a complimentary Antigen Test during the check-in process at Grand Hyatt Baha Mar. All Baha Mar associates will be tested prior to returning to work and on a weekly basis to maintain the resort’s commitment to health and safety. In this first phase, Baha Mar will be open to resort guests exclusively, creating an environment that is believed to enable Baha Mar to operate as safely as possible with a view to fully reopen as soon as possible.

Grand Hyatt is accepting reservation for stays beginning December 17. Baha Mar will reopen at a maximum of 60% capacity. To ensure confidence in booking future stays during this time, Baha Mar has introduced a flexible cancellation policy, allowing for trip cancellations up to 24 hours before guest’s arrival.

In celebration of Baha Mar’s return, the resort destination is introducing “Spectacular Awaits” offer. Guests booking 3 nights stays will receive the 4th night free. To book your “Spectacular Awaits” visit