Viva Wyndham Resorts is nearing completion of the first phase of an extensive upgrade to the Fortuna Beach resort, and will re-open the property on Nov. 1.
The resort, located in Freeport on Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, is undergoing improvements and upgrades that touch nearly every area of the property. The improvements were designed to give guests a more welcoming experience.
Central to the resort's enhancements is an extensive upgrade of the property's leisure activity infrastructure and its most popular guest rooms. The Fortuna Beach pool area is being completely renovated with new tile, decking and other amenity enhancements.
In keeping with Viva Wyndham's commitment to environmental sustainability, solar panels are being installed for the resort's hot-water system.
Guests returning to Fortuna Beach also will experience an upgraded dining experience. The resort will open a new reservations-only restaurant called Viva La Pizza, which will serve pizza, pasta and other Italian fare. The resort's existing Italian restaurant is being re-imagined as Viva Cafe, a dinner-only, a la carte restaurant. Meanwhile, Fortuna Beach's snack bar is also being expanded and upgraded.
The resort's recreational lounge area and bar are similarly being upgraded with the addition of flat-screen television and billiard tables. The hotel's gym facilities are being improved with upgrades to bathrooms and locker rooms, facility equipment and lighting.
The property's lobby was re-modeled and enhanced. Common areas and walkways were also improved with new paint, fixtures and landscaping. Fortuna Beach's disco and theater received upgrades, as well.