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Goldwynn Resort & Residences Debuts in the Bahamas

Nassau’s newest boutique resort features luxury amenities and wellness offerings.


Perched on a pristine stretch of Cable Beach, Goldwynn Resort & Residences, which opened its doors in February, is an intimate, modern retreat that stands in contrast to the large resorts of Nassau and departs from the traditional beachside aesthetic.

A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Goldwynn Resort is designed with a nod to the seaside travel of yesteryear combined with the best in today’s luxury travel. Conceptualized to celebrate the nostalgia of a grand era of travel, Wynn Hospitality Ltd. presents its spin on a luxury Bahamian holiday with privacy and personal service, world-class cuisine, and an epic seaside location.

“It is with very good reason that we welcome Goldwynn Resort & Residences to Small Luxury Hotels of the World as our one and only property in the Bahamas: the new beachside luxury retreat offers a more authentic, boutique island resort experience than the much larger neighboring Nassau properties,” says Kenan Simmons, senior vice president, Americas, of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. “From its beautifully appointed oversized rooms and contemporary island living philosophy, Goldwynn is an ideal partner to continue to bring discerning SLH members the smaller, independent luxury travel experiences that they desire.”

Goldwynn Resort features 81 studios, one- two- and three-bedroom suites, and three expansive Edge suites. The three-bedroom signature Goldwynn Suite is the ultimate in an oceanfront resort stay, with 1,940 square feet of interior space, three balconies, two terraces, and 270 degrees of unobstructed ocean views. All studios and suites feature full kitchens or kitchenettes, private balconies, and views of the Bahamian ocean or manicured golf course. The inviting accommodations showcase locally curated artwork, rich textures, bespoke design elements, and a dazzling palette of bright whites, cool blues, and sun-kissed metallics that capture the color journey of a typical Bahamian day.

The resort’s signature restaurant, OIA, offers a fusion of flavors influenced by Mediterr-Asian specialties, and rooted in Japanese traditions of preparation and presentation. OIA’s panoramic oceanfront views are shared with Bar Paul, a casual lounge by day and energizing space by night. Amara, an open-air eatery located on the infinity-pool deck, serves light fare and libations overlooking the Cable Beach coastline. Guests can opt to dine poolside in a private, butler-serviced cabana, just steps from the water’s edge. Atria is a stylish, yet unpretentious casual hub infused with natural light and showcases the world’s tallest indoor relief sculpture— a spectacular five-story art installation by Bahamian master artist, Kishan Munroe.

Rhizophora Spa welcomes guests to a holistic ecosystem where they can stabilize and maintain their wellbeing through the power of touch, ancient rituals, and mind-body wellness technologies. Treatments are designed with Pevonia, Dermalogica, and Biologique Recheche products to deliver a high-quality spa experience, bringing guests to a new level of peace and relaxation. This intimate and sophisticated sanctuary includes three treatment rooms (including one couple’s suite), a nail and hair salon, and an outdoor cabana where guests can bask in the beautiful Bahamian seaside atmosphere.

“We are thrilled to participate in the growing offering of luxury accommodations in The Bahamas,” says Paul Wynn, of Wynn Hospitality, Ltd, developer of Goldwynn Resort & Residences. “Our new resort brings something special and unique that will redefine the north coast of New Providence.”

About The Author

Julie is the co-founder of Well Defined and a longtime influencer and advocate in the wellness world. Along with her work at Well Defined, she is an executive recruiter and marketing specialist for Hutchinson Consulting. She is also a consultant and content strategist for numerous wellness brands. She is the former editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa and was named a 2019 Folio Top Woman in Media in the Industry Trailblazers category and a 2018 winner of ISPA’s Innovate Award. She is also a seasoned journalist, specializing in spa, travel, health, fitness, wellness, sustainability, and beauty. She has been published in Departures,, E! Online,, Insider’s Guide to Spas, Luxury Travel Advisor, Marin Magazine, Ocean Home, Smart Meetings, Spa Asia, and Travel Agent.