Friday, June 19, 2009
Pelican Bay at Lucaya selected within the world's best hotels and resorts ranking no. 11 in the Caribbean
By Marva Monroe
Expedia.com’s Exclusive Insiders’ Select List Ranks Pelican Bay
No. Seven Within The Caribbean’s Best Hotels
Grand Bahama Island, The Bahamas – Expedia.com’s exclusive Insiders’ Select List has positioned Pelican Bay at Lucaya as one of the best hotels in the world with a score of 86.03. Their glorious water views, distinct architecture, and choice amenities, came in at the top at 11th in the Caribbean and the highest ranked hotel in The Bahamas. And, The Reef Atlantis and The Cove, Paradise Island are the only one other resorts in The Bahamas to receive this designation.
Millions of customers and in-house experts choose Expedia Insiders’ Select rankings as a source when choosing the appropriate travel destination with first-class appeal. Expedia ranks hotels around the world using a rating system based on its traveler opinions, expert input, and value, producing a list so exclusive it represents the top 1% of all its hotels and resorts. Pelican Bay’s score and rating was calculated with Expedia’s Insider’s Select Methodology calculating Traveler Opinion + Value + Expedia Hotel Expert Input = Expedia Insiders’ Select Score.
A favourite amongst locals and visitors alike, Pelican Bay at Lucaya is where guests find the finest combination of unique Caribbean charm and up close and personal service. Overlooking the Bell Channel Bay, Pelican Bay’s state rooms feature furnishings from around the world, water views, private balconies, and patios. When guests of Pelican Bay’s state rooms wake up each morning, they will find breakfast and news updates from The New York Times waiting for them. The resort delivers a delicious breakfast of pastries and breads through a specially designed pass-through on the door. Other amenities, such as an espresso machine, complimentary espresso, fully stocked refrigerator and lush bathrobes, make the stay memorable and comfortable.
The resort also features three swimming pools. Guests can relax poolside and savor a Caribbean-inspired meal or tropical drink at the resort’s al fresco dining option—Sabor Restaurant and Bar.
Sabor is the place to savour all the tastes of the tropical. With its innovative fusion menu and Latin beat, Sabor is one of the hottest restaurants in The Bahamas.
The magic starts in the kitchen where chefs use only the best seasonal catches and ingredients. Diners can always expect gourmet meals with an emphasis on taste and flavour. Located in the garden of Pelican Bay, diners have a marvelous view over the yachts in the Port Lucaya Marina plus swaying palms and exotic lounge music.
Sabor Saturday a weekly happening. Is a “must” experience. Live entertainment featuring the island's best bands, drinks at discounted prices and cool mattresses for a relaxing dinner and drinks as the sun sets overlooking the marina and Bell Channel Bay await you...
Open 10 a.m. to 12 midnight, lunch is served 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., happy hour 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., dinner 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Sunday Brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sexy Ibiza Latino Party will be held Friday, May 22 from 7:30 p.m. to 12 midnight. www.sabor-bahamas.com
Pelican Bay at Lucaya is perfect for corporate and romantic getaways. For more information or reservations at Pelican Bay call 242-373-9550 or visit www.pelicanbayhotel.com