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Gracious elegance prevails at this ocean front tropical retreat

The view from the prefect poolside chaise

Colors that compliment the sea and sky are vibrant and refreshing
Asian décor in the stunningly dramatic China Beach restaurant
Spectacular evening views accompany romantic dining from the refined Churchill’s Chop House
At Senses Spa fitness classes, massage and pampering treatments are offereds

Story by Felix von Marck
Photography by David Lewis Taylor

Refreshingly chic design, warm tropical breezes, stunning views and an array of luxuries at the Westin at Our Lucaya administer major doses of tropical pleasure for guests. Near perfection seems to be the order of the day at this resort, where diverse offerings for recreation, dining, relaxing, and even accommodations ensure that there is something for everyone. The new Isle of Capri Casino at Our Lucaya offers 400 slot machines and 30 game tables, with a high limit slot area as well as a high limit room for table game players. Discerning travelers visiting Our Lucaya will appreciate the greatest rewards.

Imagine serpentine edgeless pools, lined with lounge chairs, with views to vistas framed by lush landscaping and the tranquil blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Beautiful, yes – add waterfalls, lap pools, swim-up bars and the most refreshing touch, an intimate area where the lounge chairs are actually submerged in the pool, perched on a platform within a narrow crescent shaped edgeless pool – and you know that you have found your own pool-paradise. Your guest room or suite in the 10-story high-rise Westin Breakers Cay will be bright, decorated in a lively Bahamian palette of turquoise and navy blue, with lime and yellow accents against crisp white bedding. Seventy seven Westin Royal Beach Club rooms offer guests access to an exclusive Club Lounge, where refreshments and guest services are available throughout the day. Divine views of the pool, gardens, ocean, Great Lawn and nearby Port Lucaya encircle the towering Westin Breakers Cay. An additional 222 guestrooms, including 22 Lanai Suites with direct beach access, are housed at the more intimate Lighthouse Pointe, where water views from every guestroom complement the sunny décor.

Of course, all of the guest rooms at The Westin at Our Lucaya are outfitted with Westin’s famously inviting Heavenly Bed® and indulgent Heavenly Bath®, adding more of that special touch to every experience. The Westin at Our Lucaya and the Sheraton at Our Lucaya, which caters to family travel, share the ample 372-acre resort complex at Our Lucaya Beach & Golf Resort. Guests can opt for quiet relaxation on the largest resort beach in the Bahamas or they may participate in a variety of watersports, volleyball, tennis, golf on the two award-wining 18-hole golf courses, or improve their swing at the renowned Butch Harmon School of Golf.

Begin your evening with romantic cocktails at sunset. Afterwards, enjoy intimate dining in a quaint colonial Caribbean home setting at Iries or Churchill’s Chop House in the stately Manor House. Amidst the serene yet bold décor at the Asian-themed China Beach, food preparation is both theatrical at the show kitchen and interactive, as guests roll their own sushi or prepare one of the chef’s signature dishes at a tableside habachi. There are also intimate private dining tables and outdoor beachfront dining areas at China Beach.

Visitors may choose a casual, sporty, or a fun-filled and bustling dining experience from among the 14-themed restaurants and lounges. Activities and events are scheduled every evening, and guests with late-evening energy will enjoy The Prop Club, which becomes a beachfront dance club at night. Nearby Port Lucaya offers diversions including duty-free shopping, dining, pleasure cruising, and live entertainment. Guests who crave excitement, sports and activities and those who prefer intimate relaxation and romantic evenings will find their stay at the Westin at Our Lucaya ultimately satisfying.

No matter how you choose to spend your vacation, you will feel pampered by the surrounding luxuries and attentive service that greet you at every turn. And no matter if you spend your time relaxing or exhausting yourself participating in the many, many activities at the resort or on Grand Bahama Island, the ultimate luxury and pampering awaits you at Senses Spa. Indulgent Bahamian-inspired treatments will completely relax and rejuvenate you. Ingredients that are indigenous to the island and the sea such as white sage, aloe vera, island spices, fresh lime, seaweed, algae and even rum are combined to make exfoliating scrubs, detoxifying, softening, or massage lotions and blended for wraps or soaking. The Spa also includes a state-of-the-art fitness center and two exercise studios where varied classes, including a special Junkanoo aerobics class that incorporate native dancing into the workout.

There are countless luxuries to discover at the Westin at Our Lucaya, and absolutely no compromises. The high standards for service and diverse offerings at this sprawling, modern and beautiful resort assure the perfect vacation for everyone. Find all the information you need to plan a perfect vacation at the Westin at Our Lucaya Beach & Golf Resort. For planning a vacation full of history, action and natural attractions visit Grand Bahama Island online.

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