Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Starwood Capital Group have announced that Four Seasons will assume management of the Viceroy Anguilla resort, which is owned by funds affiliated with Starwood Capital Group. Following the Resort’s annual closure from August to October, the property will reopen as Four Seasons Resort and Private Residences Anguilla.
The 35 square-mile island of Anguilla is one of the only islands in the British West Indies to maintain an embargo on cruise ships, casinos and high rise hotels. The 166-key (including rooms, villas and residences) Four Seasons Resort and Private Residences Anguilla will located along the island’s northwestern shore.
“This is a unique opportunity to extend our presence in the Caribbean,” J. Allen Smith, president and CEO of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, said in a statement, noting that the partnership was the Toronto-based company’s first venture with Starwood Capital Group.
Four Seasons has had a presence in the Caribbean for more than 25 years, having operated Four Seasons Resort Nevis since 1990. Four Seasons Resort and Private Residences Anguilla will be the second resort in the company’s Caribbean collection.