Located in Anguilla on one of the world's best beaches, Shoal Bay East, the boutique property will open with 70 keys. By the end of 2016 the beachfront resort will expand to 129 keys composed of 54 dedicated hotel rooms and 50 luxury residences that can be placed into a rental program managed by award-winning hotel and resort management company, Trust Hospitality. Upon opening, Zemi Beach House will be the first resort to open on Anguilla's East End, known for its powdery beaches, private villas and beach bars, and the first new-build hotel on the island in six years.
“As the Caribbean continues to heat up, Anguilla is experiencing a surge of growth and high demand by celebrities and the global jet-set community,” said Jeffrey Goldstein, partner at the Goldstein Family Partnership, the resort's developer. “Like many New Yorkers, we fell in love with Anguilla years ago and saw the opportunity to create a one-of-a-kind resort that mirrors the transcendent nature of the island.”
The Zemi Beach House Experience
The resort's symbol is the three-point stone zemi, worshipped by Anguilla's ancient Taino Indians who believed it to be the dwelling place of the spirit.
“Zemi Beach House will be a touchstone for living, providing guests who seek quality and substance in their lives with the opportunity to renew, reflect and evolve with every stay through meaningful encounters,” said Rachael Goldstein, vice president of development at the Goldstein Family Partnership.
Designed by internationally renowned Caribbean architect Lane Pettigrew, Zemi Beach House's architecture was inspired by Anguilla's natural environment, blending modern, clean lines with classic Caribbean building details. The interiors of all public spaces were designed by Miami-based interior designer Cuba Fernandez.
Accommodations consist of Deluxe rooms with ocean views starting at $699 per night; Superior Corner King rooms; Two-bedroom and three-bedroom oceanfront suites with a private terrace and plunge pool; Three-bedroom penthouses with terraces, a living room, kitchen and rooftop plunge pool. All guestrooms boast balconies or terraces with sea- or oceanfront views.
In-room amenities will include a loud speaker with Bluetooth, Caribbean mini bar, high-speed Wi-Fi, Cable TV with international channels, motion sensor AC system and Malin + Goetz toiletries. Services will feature private chefs, in-room dining and in-room spa treatments.
Other amenities and services at the resort's first-class facilities will include around-the-clock concierge services; a beach concierge; a Zemi Beach House Kids Club; snorkeling, stand-up paddle boarding, glass bottom kayaks and other non-motorized water sports at Zemi's Shoal Bay Beach Club; two pools with cabanas, including an oceanfront pool with an underwater window facing the beach; tennis courts and a fitness center outfitted by TechnoGym.
Food & Beverage
Providing much-needed dining options on the east end of the island, Zemi Beach House will house five food and beverage concepts including Stone, 20 Knots, Shoal Bay Beach Club, Rhum Room and Provisions. Stone will provide a fine dining experience featuring seasonal, locally sourced, farm- and ocean-to-table cuisine. For a casual dining option open all day, including a breakfast buffet, 20 Knots will feature international cuisine with signature Anguillan specialties. Shoal Bay Beach Club's Beach Bar and Palm Court will cater to sun worshipers with toes-in-the-sand beachfront dining. A destination in itself, the Rhum Room will boast world-renowned, small-batch estate Rhum and serve as a gathering place for late-night cocktails, private dinners, meetings and tastings. Provisions, Zemi's one-stop marketplace, will offer sundries, beach picnic baskets and snack staples such as coffee and ice cream.
Zemi Thai House Spa
Nestled inside an authentic Thai House that was transported from Thailand to Anguilla in the 1980s, the Zemi Thai House Spa will be the resort's crowned jewel. Carefully restored to offer a ground-breaking wellness experience and spanning 15,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, the spa will house the island's first co-ed ‘House of Wellbeing' with a heated gobek tasi, sun deck for mud and salt body treatments, outdoor showers and vitality pool. Central to the wellness experience will be the Taino Bathing Ritual which will offer a social, highly unique treatment process allowing guests to journey through different temperature changes using ancient plants and herbs used by Anguilla's native Taino Indians.
Spa facilities will include oversized private spa villas, couples villas, a wellness boutique, outdoor rest areas with wave loungers and spaces for yoga and Pilates; and a mediation garden where guests will enjoy classes on mindfulness and relaxation. A fresh juice bar at the ancient Thai Rice House will feature teas and cold-pressed juices made from fruits, herbs and plants from the spa garden.
"Zemi has been fashioned as a uniquely Anguillan destination,” said Patrick Goddard, president and COO of Trust Hospitality. “We look forward to exposing guests to Anguillan culture and hospitality and as in all our hotels and resorts, creating a distinct experience."
Zemi Beach House's home ownership offering includes studios starting at $600,000 and beachfront residences starting at $2.1 million. Expansive floor plans, panoramic ocean views and personalized service create a luxury experience that is boutique resort living at its finest.
All homes form part of a comprehensive maintenance scheme meaning that owners simply arrive, relax and enjoy resort amenities at their doorstep. Residents also have the option to place their home into a rental program managed by the resort, providing hassle-free, year-round income.
Cardea Property Consultants is the exclusive sales and marketing team for Zemi Beach House residences.
How to Get There
Zemi Beach House is set along over 1,000 feet of beachfront at Shoal Bay East adjacent to Fountain Cavern National Park. The island of Anguilla is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom and spans 35 square miles featuring 33 white sand beaches. The island is known for its multi-cultural cuisine, its national sport of sailing and a refined exclusivity that remains intact despite its proximity to the highly trafficked St. Maarten. The island of Anguilla is accessible via private jet or boat transfer from St. Maarten. Daily direct flights from Miami to St. Maarten are approximately 3.5 hours with flights from New York City averaging 4.5 hours.
For reservations and additional information, please visit www.zemibeach.com. For residential sales inquiries, please email Residences@zemibeach.com or call 264-729-1879. Zemi Beach House is located at Zemi Beach Shoal Bay East, Anguilla, West Indies.