Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club to Debut in Dec. 2021
Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club’s debut this December will shape the future of the island, revealing a new dawn for the luxury resort. Aurora Anguilla will offer a soulful sense of place that honors the rich culture of Anguilla, its natural splendor, and the traditions and personalities that make the island so special.
Formerly the Resorts & Residences by CuisinArt, Aurora Anguilla embodies a new vision under the ownership of Olympus Ventures that is authentically Anguillan and promises transformational experiences for guests with community connection. Unmatched amenities include private planes exclusive to the resort, culinary destinations overseen by renowned Chef Abram Bissell and an 18-hole Greg Norman SignatureDesign championship golf course.
Aurora Anguilla will debut with an elegant new design inspired by the relaxed vibe of the island setting that will roll out in phases and ultimately touch all public spaces, guest rooms and suites. “An exciting journey begins with this groundbreaking new brand,” commented Simon A. Fricker, Managing Director for Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club. “Guided by a forward-thinking vision and the commitment to celebrating the destination, Aurora Anguilla will invite today’s luxury traveler to experience the island in ways that had never before been possible, paving the way for unforgettable escapes.”
Aurora – An Unrivaled Caribbean Stay
Newly-unveiled interiors will reflect the island’s spirit of barefoot luxury – at once sophisticated and serene. The enhancements will include reimagined interiors and an elevated design aesthetic.
Guests will uncover bright, airy spaces, with natural materials and highlights of the resort’s signature shade of orange, a nod to the Anguillan sunrise, and deep blue, reflecting the azure Rendezvous Bay where the resort is set. All elements will be created to deliver a relaxed, soulful, elevated and fun getaway, promising enjoyment for all.
Culinary Vision of Aurora Anguilla
The culinary vision for Aurora Anguilla has been designed by Chef Abram Bissell, who has immersed himself in the community, committed to uncovering the traditions, the stories, the flavors, and the playful nature of island dishes that speak to the local culture. Chef Abram now resides in Anguilla with his family after many years as a celebrated chef in New York City. Chef Abram had led the kitchens of both The Modern and Eleven Madison Park, where he earned two and three- Michelin stars, respectively.
Chef Abram was born and raised in a small fishing village in the Florida Keys, and has found inspiration in Anguilla’s similarities to his childhood and a life lived on the water. The varied restaurants’ offerings have been created to honor the culinary heritage of Anguilla and the ingredients grown, caught, and raised around the island. Guests will discover refined twists on Anguillan cuisine alongside Chef Abram’s signature new-American cooking which is focused on ingredient-driven culinary excellence.
A defining element of resort’s food and beverage offerings comes from the Hydroponic Farm and Orchard; each day Chef Abram and his team are inspired by the harvest of fresh fruits and vegetables. Ensuring a complete sustainable cycle, a composting program will be used to feed the gardens and orchards.
Greg Norman-designed Aurora International Golf Club
Aurora International Golf Club, the crown jewel of the property, will debut in early 2022 unveiling a comprehensive remastering overseen by Greg Norman Golf Course Design. In its new chapter, the 18-hole signature design championship course, the only golf course on the island, has been created with the goal of being among the best in the world. The pristine course will set a new standard, pairing challenging, dramatic holes with breathtaking ocean views.
The Golf Club will be home to best-in-class amenities, including spacious practice facilities, fully outfitted locker rooms for men and women, spaces for recovery therapies, a restaurant overseen by Chef Abram and more. A nine hole short Signature golf course, also designed by Greg Norman, will be introduced as the perfect amenity for families, those who are new to the sport and travelers seeking to sneak in a quick round. Aurora International Golf Club will also debut witha coveted membership program created to deliver singular experiences.
Aurora Anguilla is committed to wellness and sustainability. Sorana Spa will be a serene sanctuary of wellness and revitalization. Additional amenities include a new Solar Array, developed in collaboration with the local utility company, an expanded Reverse Osmosis plant for irrigation and potable water, and more.
Aurora Anguilla will usher in a complete reimagination of paradise for the iconic property and island, a magnificent Caribbean jewel. Guided by a commitment to honoring the culture that makes Anguilla so beloved, the property will deliver an experience that celebrates every facet of the destination. Integral to that mission is the goal of supporting the island and the community.
Aurora Anguilla has plans for a community clinic that will support the health and wellbeing needs of the island. Staff at the resort will also be retained throughout the temporary closure of the resort as enhancements are implemented.
Aurora Revealed Vacation Package
The resort enlisted King & Partners to assist with the rebranding of Aurora Anguilla as the property enters an exciting new chapter. King & Partners is a full-service agency recognized for providing innovative strategy, branding, creative services, and more.
Travelers are invited to embrace the Caribbean oasis and soak in the Anguillan spirit with the “Aurora Revealed” offer at Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club. Guests will be greeted with a welcome gift in one of the resort’s rooms, suites, or villas, all boasting views of the hypnotizing aqua waters. Kicking off their days with breakfast for two each morning, guests are invited to spend their time exploring the island, taking in the charming culture, or indulging in the resort’s many world class amenities, from Aurora International Golf Club to the rejuvenating Sorana Spa, using a Tiered Credit. The offer is valid until August 2022 and has a 6-night minimum stay, with the 6th night being complimentary.
Private Air to Anguilla
An industry first, Aurora Anguilla will launch with access to private planes exclusive to the resort, offering charter service for guests, with direct airlift for key US markets. Upon arrival at the expansive resort, which spans over 300-acres, striking views out across the magnificent turquoise waters will set the stage for thoughtful island integration and an inherently warm and immersive getaway, where travelers will enjoy enriching experiences and endless possibilities in what is truly a Caribbean paradise.
Aurora Anguilla is accessible via private flights to Clayton J. Lloyd International airport, or is a 25 minute ferry ride from Saint Martin. For additional details, kindly visit www.auroraanguilla.com