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HYATT RegenCY curaçao golf resort, spa and marina The resort’s Atabei Spa performs treatments using local products like sea salt and coconut. T ciara lavelle 62 august 2010 onsite review may 2010 There are Caribbean islands that are known for their serenity, their silence, their utter void of activity. And then there’s Curaçao—a beautiful island, to be sure, but also a busy one. Both local culture and tourism here are centered around Willemstad, a capital city that’s one part bustling port, one part shopping center and one part gambling mecca. You can venture outside the capital to find that classic Caribbean serenity, but with just a few exceptions, the quality of the accommodations decreases the farther away you go. Until now, that is. The new Hyatt Regency Curaçao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, set about 20 minutes east of Willemstad, combines upscale accommodations and amenities with a bit of distance from the colorful, on-the-go atmosphere of Willemstad. And if—after a few days of relaxing by the pool, on the golf course or out on the open seas—clients decide they want a little more excitement, the capital is just a short transfer away. subdued surroundings Built like a long wall stretching around its curving coast, the Hyatt’s 300 rooms all have the same amenities: WiFi and iPod docking stations, mini-fridges and balconies or patios looking out to a variety of views. Some give clients a view of the beach and long dock that serves its continued on page 64

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recommend August 2010

Editor's Notes/Agent Speak
Hotel Desk
Tour Talk
Uniworld's River Royale
Discover flanders
Five-Star Taiwan
Karisma Sweetens the Pot
Barcelo Los Cabos Palace Deluxe
Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa
Central America Calling...
Garza  Blanca Preserve, Resort & Spa
Israel With Goway Travel
Puerto Rico: A community Experience
Hyatt Regency Curacao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina
The Bahamas: Players' Paradise
Orlando World Center Marriott Resort
All-American St. Louis
PH Towers by Westgate, Las Vegas

Recommend August 2010