Nassau in the Bahamas is a major cruise destination so when a resort as big as Margaritaville is coming it sure will impact your cruise experience at the port of call. The company announced that a Margaritaville Beach Resort will open in 2019 and it is already under construction.
Nassau, Bahamas will become even better in 2019 with the opening of a Margaritaville Resort at The Pointe, a huge $250 million, six-acre development. The resort will be located near downtown Nassau on West Bay Street.
The popular brand can already be found in other popular cruise ports including Grand Turk, Falmouth, Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, Cozumel and even on some Norwegian Cruise Line ships along with many more locations. The brand is very popular with cruise ship passengers and well known throughout the Caribbean.
John Cohlan, chief executive officer of Margaritaville, said:
“The Bahamas – one of the most beautiful places in the world – is an absolutely perfect location for a Margaritaville lifestyle destination.”
“We’re excited to combine our casual-luxe brand with the local Bahamian culture, known for its warmth and hospitality, to create a one-of-a-kind paradise to vacation, visit, live or just kick back and relax. Nassau is an ideal destination for our lifestyle brand as we continue to expand our global hospitality footprint.”
What Will be Featured at the Margaritaville Beach Resort?
The Margaritaville Beach Resort will offer everything needed for visiting tourists including potentially many cruise ship passengers. The area will feature an open-air shopping concourse, restaurants, bars, movie theater, bowling alley and of course a stunning beach with cabanas and chaise lounges. Kids will have plenty of options with a dedicated kids club and splash area.
If it’s water thrills you want then the Margaritaville Resort will be the place to go. The will be a lazy river, a cave aquarium, blue hole diving pool, water slide tower, infinity pool, private hot tub, surf simulator and a beach entry pool all part of the family experience at the LandShark water park.
The location will even have its own 45-slip Marina for easy access via the water and capacity for large yachts, could we see day visits directly from the ship to the marina? No doubt we’ll know closer to the time.
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Nassau has long been on just about every cruise ship itinerary in the Caribbean and is an important part of the cruise industry. Even though Nassau has been suffering from high crime rates thousands of cruise ship passengers still get off the ship daily. Already available in Nassau is the large resort of Atlantis and there are many shore excursions offered from the cruise lines including visits to stunning Bahama beaches, water activities and even for those who are more adventurous. With the opening of Margaritaville Resort cruise passengers will able to spend the entire day chilling or being entertained.
The entire development will open at different times and we’ll know more over the coming months.