Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa announce multi-million dollar rejuvenation project
AccorHotels Pacific announce a major multi-million dollar refurbishment project is scheduled to commence in late November at Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa, Denarau Island Fiji, including expansion plans for the resort’s exclusive adults-only, Waitui Beach Club.
To enhance the overall guest experience, the rejuvenation project centres around increasing the footprint of the resort’s popular Waitui Beach Club, with the addition of 24 new beach cabanas, a welcoming arrivals area, a new beach side cocktail bar to capture Fiji’s famous sunsets, and an undercover dining space for up to 40 guests. Waitui Beach Club’s guestrooms and suites will also undergo an entire refresh as well as its restaurant space.
In addition, a new offering for children will see the development of an “Adolescent Zone” and a Waitui Beach Club for Kids.
Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa will also embark on an upgrade of its Luxury guestrooms between April and June next year, whilst upgrades to Superior and Family guestrooms will follow in the second half of the year.
The multi-million rejuvenation of the resort includes the upgrade of all five restaurants and four bar outlets with new and exciting concepts, soon to be announced. Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa’s main restaurant Lagoon will undergo a revamp to a fully interactive experience for both breakfast and dinner.
The resort’s beach restaurant, Salt, will be transformed with a Mediterranean inspired feel and a new beach bar, to be called Rum Shak, which will serve over 150 plus varieties of rums and Fijian tapas.
Denarau Island’s first night-club will be a key feature of the resort’s transformation, with Breeze Bar set to evolve from a cocktail bar to a late night venue with a DJ playing between 9:30pm and 1am,
Major enhancements are also earmarked for the resort’s entrance, lobby, gym, Fiji Airways desk and ticketing counter, conferencing rooms, ballroom, and the addition of a new yoga deck.
General Manager Vincent Macquet, expressed his excitement over the announcement of the resort’s rejuvenation project and is confident that the final transformation will not only enhance the overall guest experience but the hotel’s luxury appeal.
“We’re delighted to announce the highly anticipated rejuvenation of the resort, which already appeals to a loyal clientele and we are certain the transformation will attract a new market of discerning travellers looking for that next level of luxury, which is sure to draw more attention and visitation to Denarau Island.
“I’d like to reassure our guests with holidays planned over the festive season, that works will completely halt between 22 December and 13 January for the Christmas/New Year peak period, to ensure our guests enjoy a relaxing break with no disturbance,” concluded Vincent.
Sofitel Hotels & Resorts is an ambassador of modern French style, culture and art-de-vivre around the world. Established in 1964, Sofitel is the first international luxury hotel brand to originate from France with over 120 chic and remarkable hotels in the world’s most sought after destinations. Sofitel exudes a refined and understated sense of modern luxury, always blending a touch of French decadence with the very best of the locale. The Sofitel collection includes such notable hotels as Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg, Sofitel London St James, Sofitel Munich Bayerpost, Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Ipanema, Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square, Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour and Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort. Sofitel is part of AccorHotels, a world-leading travel and lifestyle group which invites travelers to feel welcome at more than 4,500 hotels, resorts and residences, along with some 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe.
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