Sea Breeze Beach House has been officially reopened for business after closing for a BDS$17 million facelift.
Speaking during the reopening ceremony on Thursday evening, General Manager Patricia Affonso-Dass expressed her delight to celebrate the reopening after a year of renovations.
“The transformation has taken our property from very good to extraordinary,” Affonso-Dass said.
In her brief address to those gathered at the hotel, which included Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy; CEO BTMI Billy Griffith; and Group CEO Peter De Freitas, Affonso-Dass said tourism is the lifeblood of the Barbados economy.
“The investment we have made in Sea Breeze Beach House showcases our commitment to the industry,” she said.
The general manager reported that over the course of the 12 months, they completely transformed all 78 existing rooms, now referred to as their “classic collection”, with totally renovated bathrooms, furnishings, amenities, lighting and artwork.
They have also added 44 “super comfortable” ocean front junior suites and multi-bedroom suites.
“Our principal motivation was to ensure that in all that we did, that we highlighted and showcased an experience that was truly Bajan,” Affonso-Dass added.