The luxury property of Grace Bay Resorts brings a Mediterranean-inspired atmosphere to the north shore of Providenciales.
Grace Bay Hotelsboutique owner, developer and operator of the finest luxury resorts and branded residences in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, announces the opening of rock house, the first residential complex nestled in the rugged and untouched limestone cliffs of the north shore of Providenciales. Imagined by Grace Bay Hotels‘ Managing Director and Director Mark Durliat after being inspired by his travels in Italy and the South of France, the resort offers 46 beachfront villa-style accommodations, including studios and one- and two-bedroom self-catering homes rooms built into the limestone cliff similar to resorts, houses, and villas in destinations like the Amalfi Coast.
Contemporary stone accommodation
The outstanding design team behind rock house includes AD100 interior designer Shawn Henderson, responsible for housing interior design; Coast Architects, the leading architectural firm of Turks & Caicos; and the master planner Epikos Design. The resort’s one- and two-bedroom stand-alone homes cascade down the sloping coastal limestone rock of Providenciales’ north shore, with outdoor patios, bathrooms with lush outdoor shower gardens, vaulted ceilings of 13 feet and floor-to-ceiling windows to maximize drop-dead views of the island’s renowned turquoise water. rock houseBeachfront Pool Studios overlook the 100-foot infinity pool, a focal point of the property and the largest of its kind in Turks & Caicos. Interiors feature an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional design with custom furnishings, porcelain and terrazzo floors, oversized soaking tubs, and Waterworks fixtures. rock house is Shawn Henderson’s first hotel project in the Caribbean.
The promotion of an eco-conscious ethic and the preservation of the unique natural landscape of the site are at the heart of the design of rock house. Hand-built by local craftsmen from the cliffs below, the limestone walls wrap around the houses, from the outside in. All the foliage in rock houseThe landscaping is indigenous to the site, including its centuries-old slow-growing Joewood trees, native orchids and ancient lignum vitae, also called the “trees of life” for their medicinal use.
Guests at rock house have access to the exclusive Beach Club at rock house, reminiscent of European beach clubs whose crown jewel is a landscaped pier that stretches 130 feet into the Atlantic Ocean. The glamorous club also includes beachfront dining with stunning views, a private white-sand beach sandwiched between limestone rock and the calm ocean, and a daily lineup that includes water activities and excursions like kayaking, snorkeling and picnics on a private island.
Wellness is paramount for the resort, with a 100-foot elevated infinity pool, the largest in the Turks and Caicos Islands, which is surrounded by sophisticated lounge chairs and umbrellas, and offers guests the opportunity to relax while overlooking the famous crystal clear waters of the islands. Additional wellness amenities include in-room massages, yoga classes, and winding walking and jogging paths.
Standout facilities slated to open later this year include a relaxing spa, tennis courts and a yoga pavilion.
Dazzling dinner by the ocean
Led by Executive Chef Dennis Boon, rock houseThe Beach Club’s signature restaurant blends into the natural beauty and remoteness of the site while offering alluring 180-degree views of the archipelago’s barrier reef and Atlantic Ocean. The Beach Club serves Adriatic cuisine like fresh seafood, pastas, aged steaks, and a curated wine list with endless flowing rosé. Guests can also grab a drink at the Sunset Bar or the alluring Cave Bar, featuring a proper rock & roll-themed cocktail menu, or dine on the Beach Club pier for a one-of-a-kind private party. culinary experience.
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