When it comes to planning a special event, meeting, or conference, you have the option to rent out a hall somewhere nondescript and uninspiring, and you have the option to go big or go home and make it truly memorable in the Caribbean. Because truly, nothing beats a dream destination for a corporate gathering or team meeting. There’s something to a gorgeous setting and background and environment that facilitates good vibes and magic and celebration. Something that inspires the best brainstorming and team-building. Something that brings people together, sharing the same wonderful experience.
So if you’re looking to take it to the next level and make your special event or conference the best it can be, consider these resorts for not only their excellent accommodation and amenities, but for their level of commitment to hosting and facilitating special events. For their service and unparalleled event space, so conducive to positivity.
Caneel Bay – British Virgin Islands
Accessible only by boat or helicopter, Caneel Bay in BVI is one of the most luxury resorts in the Caribbean. You experience total seclusion and bliss here on the 140 acres of gorgeous vibrant property with its three different bodies of water, top-notch accommodation, excellent amenities and service, and some of the best meeting and conference facilities around. Here guests find themselves disconnecting from the technological demands of modern city life and reconnecting with the authentic amid pristine surroundings. As you enter the digital detox and abandon the distractions that have become such a part of your life, you rediscover the present moment, which enables the ideal situation for a meeting or conference – where all the guests and attendees are fully focused on the task at hand, and energized with a fresh sense of ideas and a clear vision to share.
Caneel Bay offers 5,600 square feet of indoor and 7,100 square feet of outdoor event space, which should be more than enough to connect with your crew and engage in a much-needed corporate retreat or strategy session. The Turtle Bay Estate House is a daytime venue that offers space for up to 80 people to discuss concepts in a gorgeous setting. There is also the Wine Room, perfect for board meetings and relaxed evening sessions with some fine vintages to help inspire the flow of ideas. And throughout your entire session, the expert staff on hand will provide everything you need to make your meeting run smoothly, with A/V and presentation tools, custom catering of the highest quality, and specially tailored events adapted suitably to your specific needs.
There are also group events and activities to all take part in for some team building exercises including cocktails in the ruins, picnic on turtle point, sunset terrace receptions, bbq on honeymoon beach, and a plethora of island excursions such as jeep tours, fishing charters, day sails, golf, and much more to bring everyone together.
Rosewood Tucker’s Point – Bermuda
Rosewood is the perfect place to do a group meeting or special event getaway. They offer a wide array of facilities and spaces to suit any sort of gathering, from state-of-the-art rooms decked out in the finest in AV equipment to intimate private dining rooms and casual club scenarios. Here you’ll find over 9,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and outdoor areas consisting of terraces and the lawn and the beach, all potential perfect zones to host your special event. For receptions, Rosewood can host up to 400 people, which should be plenty of space for your meeting. Everything you need is here for you, from customized event planning with the dedicated event staff including professional services and delicious catering options, to cutting-edge technology in A/V and climate control and lighting to suit the mood perfectly. You can also tap into satellite conferencing, with HD monitors and wifi and full business services are available to stay connected wherever you wish to connect.
The event rooms here are perfect, offering a technologically advanced and sophisticated 5,000 square foot conference center with ballrooms and boardrooms and elegant finishes and appointments. The Camden Ballroom is high-tech business venue that can be rearranged in three separate spaces depending on your team’s unique needs. The boardroom is a handsome space for 16 people around a mahogany table with everything you need to facilitate constructive and productive work sessions.
Corporate golf events are also a big draw at Rosewood, offering one of the West’s favourite ways to bond over a good game on the links. The championship course at Rosewood is world renowned and is constantly voted the Best Venue for Corporate Golf Outings on Bermuda. In the perfect way to blend business with pleasure, guests have their outings organized and planned so all they need to do is show up with a smile and make an amazing experience of it.