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Coming Soon: Honduras’ Kimpton Grand Roatán Resort & Spa Honors the Country’s Indigenous People

by Mary Melnick

May 18, 2023

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Kimpton Grand Roatán Resort and Spa, situated on West Bay Beach, Roatán Island, Honduras, offers a tropical retreat and a luxurious guest experience full of indulgence, relaxation and exciting adventure. Opening this summer, the resort will be a complete reimagining of the existing Grand Roatán Caribbean Resort, featuring a total of 119 guestrooms, dining options, spa treatments and more.

The Pesh, an indigenous group located in Northeast Honduras, inspired different parts of the hotel. Through work done by foreign and Honduran archaeologists, anthropologists and historians, these experts learned and uncovered much about the Pesh and their villages. Today, Kimpton Grand Roatán demonstrates its profound respect for the history, local communities and surrounding environment by celebrating the craftsmanship of local artisans and incorporating sustainably driven infrastructure.

Spearheaded by California-based Theresa Fatino Design, every space at the hotel is thoughtfully curated to blend high design with artisan touches. Local art pieces crafted on the island by locals are displayed on gallery walls and in cozy corners. Shared spaces and the spa feature hand-woven lampshades and meticulously crafted sculptures paired with exquisite cut stone.

The hotel features a wide variety of attentively designed room types, making no stay the same. Luxurious rooms on the upper floors of the main building feature plunge pools overlooking the resort, with bungalows boasting private decks with outdoor showers, placing guests among nature and high in the trees.

Centuries of tradition meet innovative practices for wellness through massages, sound and color therapy in Kao Kamasa Spa, inspired by the indigenous Pesh people. The tranquil space features numerous pools and fountains accompanied by state-of-the-art treatment spaces for hair, nails, body and mind.



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