Eco Serendib Villa and Spa to open June 1

On June 1, 2011, Eco Serendib Villa and Spa will officially open, featuring energy-saving, green elements to its eight suites and private spa at the luxury resort.

On top of Point Rendezvous Estate, overlooking the Caribbean Sea and the southern coast, Eco Serendib has incorporated green features including 69 Suniva solar panels that will significantly reduce carbon emissions, Sub-Zero/Wolf's kitchen appliances that are made from as much as 75 percent recycled materials and use less energy than a 100-watt bulb and water-conservation products from Kohler.


In addition, furniture from Gloster which is produced using sustainable plantation management systems; Susan Jablon Mosaics, made from 100 percent recycled glass; sustainable design textile from Andrew Morgan Collection complement a gray water system for irrigation; three separate 20,000 gallon cisterns to collect rain water; and an organic vegetable garden for garden-to-plate experiences.

Through the arch clay entrance, the scent of lavender greets guests to the blue mosaic tile spa will be able to enjoy the spa's Kohler steam shower, far infrared sauna, Living Earth Crafts spa equipment and soaking tub.

During their stay, guests can also enjoy a a choice of designer bath products and luxurious Frette robes, the property's Life Fitness gym; theater kitchen featuring appliances from Sub-Zero/Wolf (with celebrity or local chef service available); and private butler service with advance reservation, in addition to the dining room; pool, hot tub and barbeque terrace; grand room and meditation garden.

Corporate travelers can choose from the paperless conference and business center, courtesy of Harith Productions. Weddings can also be arranged to accommodate up to 50 people, among other special events.

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