by Matt Turner (The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort)
The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort in Puerto Rico has announced the debut of the Ocean Drive Beachfront Residences, the property’s $85 million luxury residential development. The first penthouse is currently available for reservations from November 1 to February 28.
Located just steps away from The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, guests of the newly debuted Ocean Drive Beachfront Residences will enjoy hotel services and amenities, views of the Atlantic Ocean and a two-mile stretch of crescent beach. Compromising 30 condominium residences in three beachfront buildings, The Ocean Drive Beachfront Residences offers three- and four-bedroom residences and penthouse models ranging in size from 3,379 to 4,048 square feet of interior space. Designed by SB Architects Miami, the residences have expansive indoor and outdoor living spaces, beachfront terraces, en-suite bedrooms and more.
The first available penthouse unit has four bedrooms and five-and-a-half bathrooms with a total of 7,694 square feet. The residence boasts a kitchen with Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, an oceanfront king master suite, an ocean front king bedroom, two double bedrooms, walk-in closets, soaking tubs, two terraces overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and a private rooftop terrace with an outdoor kitchen, BBQ, plunge pool and bathroom. Guests will also enjoy private elevator access, St. Regis Butler service, housekeeping and private dining service. There is a minimum night stay of five nights.
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About the hotel: Located on a former coconut plantation and situated between the El Yunque National Forest and Espíritu Santo River State Preserve, The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort is set on 483 acres and is the only Gold-certified Audubon Signature Sanctuary in Puerto Rico. The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort has private bird sanctuaries; an on-site “green team” led by a marine biologist; multiple dining outlets; an ocean-front golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.; and an Iridium Spa.
Good to know: Puerto Rico was the first U.S. destination to receive the "Safe Travels" stamp designation from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). Currently, visitors to the Island must complete a Puerto Rico Health Department form, which can be found on the department’s online portal, and provide proof of a negative PCR COVID test from no more than 72 hours prior to arrival.