Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to Open Rosewood Barbuda in 2028

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Rosewood Hotels & Resorts (RHR), which manages a global collection of 32 luxury hotels, resorts, and residences in 19 countries, Tuesday announced that it would be moving into the Caribbean with a property on Barbuda.

murbeeri“This significant investment will greatly boost Barbuda’s local economy, providing employment and services for the island’s citizens,” said Prime Minister Gaston Browne, adding “with sustainable development at the core of the hotel’s construction, the project will solidify Barbuda’s position as the destination of choice for the discerning traveler”.

Developed by Murbee Resorts, RHR said that Rosewood Barbuda will bring an intimate expression of Rosewood’s ultra-luxury hospitality experience to the island, featuring 50 resort suites and 35 Rosewood Residences.

RHR said Rosewood Barbuda will join Rosewood Baha Mar, Rosewood Little Dix Bay, and Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth.

“Rosewood Barbuda will effortlessly complement the existing natural wonders that have long made this intimate destination so captivating,” said Radha Arora, RHR president.

“It is an honor to work with all parties involved in the project to realize our shared vision of creating an ultra-luxury resort that exists in harmony with its surroundings, providing guests with an escape in the truest sense of the word.”

Set on 85 secluded acres including 900 meters of pristine beachfront, Rosewood Barbuda will feature the brand’s integrative wellness concept, Asaya Spa as well as offering a diverse culinary programme.

“This project will accelerate the sustainable development of the island, boost the local economy, and provide new services and amenities for the local population,” said Armand Arton, Special Economic Envoy to Antigua and Barbuda.

“The construction phase is projected to create employment for over 300 workers and is set to begin in 2024, and will be built to the highest sustainability standards and will be operated primarily with renewable energy.

“Once operational in 2028, the resort is expected to create employment for approximately 300 workers on the island. Additionally, a percentage of Rosewood Barbuda’s revenues will be given to local communities and education projects,” he added.