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One&Only Ocean Club

Paradise Island, Bahamas

Set on a pristine white beach on Paradise Island, in beautifully manicured gardens, the luxury Bahamas One&Only Ocean Club is a stunning resort. Great watersports and fine cuisine make this the perfect beach front hideaway for families and couples alike

At a Glance

  • Tucked away in beautiful gardens on Paradise Island

  • Direct flight to Nassau then short transfer to the hotel

  • Exclusive private location yet with access to the restaurants at The Atlantis Resort close by

  • Family friendly with a children's club and interconnecting rooms

  • Stunningly located golf course

Family, Beach, Couples, Honeymoon

Insider's View

The James Bond film "Casino Royale" was partly filmed at Ocean Club, including the famous scene when Daniel Craig emerges from the sea

Juliet Morris

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Description

One&Only Ocean Club has a world renowned reputation for offering first class luxury alongside superb facilities and service that is second to none, making it the perfect destination for those seeking both relaxation and entertainment. The resort was once a private estate with a wonderful history of entertaining the rich and famous of yesteryear. Today, it retains its feel of a grand colonial manor where guests can enjoy the beautifully manicured gardens, inspired by the grandeur of Versailles set against the fabulous backdrop of the pristine beaches of Paradise Island.

Notwithstanding the beautiful beaches, the resort has a fabulous array of facilities on offer. For those who love the water, there is a choice of swimming pools - including one for guests over 14 years and another with a waterfall and aqua toys especially for families. A concierge is on hand for drinks and even to clean your sunglasses! As well as a range of complimentary non-d water sports, the resort can arrange seaplane safaris, luxury yacht charters, scuba lessons and diving excursions. And the nearby Atlantis resort has a waterscape play park which is ideal for children.

One&Only Ocean Club boasts a world class golf course, which given its location, has breath-taking views. And tennis players can improve their game from an instructor on one of the resort's four courts. If you're after a more relaxing vacation, the award winning Spa has a very tempting range of treatments and therapies for both one and two people. The resort also has a very comprehensive children's club, making the One&Only a great destination for families.

The accommodation is designed to reflect the qualities of an elegant home. The rooms and suites have spacious balconies and patios with garden or ocean views and the residential style villas come with their own private infinity pools and offer a more generous living area for families. There are a number of dining options available, from light lunches by the poolside to gourmet feasts by acclaimed chef Jean-George Vongerichten as well as in-room dining available 24-hours a day.

The family swimming pool will be undergoing a refurbishment during the period 03 September - 01 October 2013. The renovation should be low impact and should not disturb guests at the Ocean Club. Families will be able to use the main swimming pool near the Versailles Gardens.

Accommodation

One&Only Ocean Club offers guests 105 rooms, suites and villas. The Garden View and Ocean View Rooms are set in the original Hartford Wing and the Beach Front Rooms and Suites in the Crescent Wing all exuding a warm and inviting ambiance. Residential-style villas perched above the beach with private infinity-edge pools offer more spacious living areas for families, as do the garden cottages. All rooms and suites include: daily newspaper, satellite TV and DVD player, wifi, phone, large bath, private bar, hairdryer and safe.

Garden View Room

With rich mahogany and cane furnishings inspired by those found in a Colonial plantation, and lovely views of the garden grounds, each Hartford Room exudes a warm and inviting ambiance. In addition to 33m2/350ft2 of interior space, the room also opens to a patio or balcony perfect for relaxing. Hartford rooms feature king size beds and gracious furnishings.

Ocean View Room

With rich mahogany and cane furnishings inspired by those found in a Colonial plantation, and lovely views of the ocean, each Hartford Room exudes a warm and inviting ambiance. In addition to 33m2/350ft2 of interior space, the room also opens to a patio or balcony perfect for relaxing. Hartford rooms feature king size beds and gracious furnishings.

Garden or Ocean View Suite

Washed in soft colors and textures inspired by a tropical paradise, each one-bedroom suite offers a mahogany king size bed. A separate parlour with elegant furnishings and modern amenities is ideal for dining and entertaining. Sliding glass doors lead to an adjoining terrace or balcony with sweeping views of the Atlantic or gardens. Bathrooms are adorned in marble with a Roman bath, separate showers, and twin sink basins. (77m2/830ft2)

Luxury Beachfront Room

Refined yet casual charm defines the Luxury Beachfront Rooms. Each is adorned in contemporary island décor with king size mahogany bed, hardwood floors, sisal rugs and fresh flowers to create a relaxing retreat. Louvered doors open to unparalleled views of the beach and ocean. (51m2/550ft2)

Luxury Beachfront Suite

Designed in an elegant island décor, each suite features a king size mahogany bed, desk, lounge chair, and a large parlour with living and dining areas. Louvered doors open to private terrace or balcony and the pristine stretches of sand, sea and sky beyond. Marble bathrooms are beautifully appointed with double sinks, a walk-in steam shower and a jetted bath large enough for two. (102m2/1,100ft2)

Garden Cottages

Secluded within the garden grounds are 2 two-bedroom cottages featuring large private courtyards.

Three Bedroom Villa Residence

Distinctively British-Colonial in style – vaulted ceilings, gentle fans, wood furnishings and polished marble floors, – the gated entry opens to a garden courtyard with a jetted tub and shaded dining patio. Glass doors lead into the villa great room, where 25-foot wide louvered doors reveal expansive views of the infinity-edge pool, ocean and sky. The living and dining area provides a plasma screen, satellite TV, DVD/CD player and Bose surround sound system. There is a state-of-the-art kitchen, which can be fully stocked in advance upon request. 24-hours a day dedicated villa staff includes a personal villa butler, housekeeping staff and a private chef.

The two master bedrooms, each approximately 71m2/760ft2 , offer a king size bed and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors with ocean vistas. The master baths feature a large ocean view window beside the jetted tub, twin vanity sinks and an indoor/outdoor shower that opens on one side to a secluded sun deck. The third 30m2/325ft2 bedroom has two queen size beds, private patio and separate bathroom with twin vanity sinks and combined shower/bath.

These villa residences include a wonderful range of complimentary amenities, which include a Kids welcome pack, daily continental breakfast served In-Villa, canapés nightly, personal golf cart,

laptops, fresh fruit daily and a bottle of Dom Perignon or Veuve Clicquot on arrival.

Four Bedroom Villa Residence

The Four Bedroom Villa (446m2/4,800ft2) accommodates up to nine and features two master bedrooms (each approximately 71m2/760ft2) with king size beds, both with master baths including jetted tub, twin vanity sink, indoor/outdoor rainshower and private sun deck; one double queen size bedroom (30m2/325ft2) offering private patio and separate bathroom with twin vanity sink and combined shower/bath; and one king size bedroom (37m2/400ft2) accessed off the garden courtyard, ideal for added privacy, also with separate bathroom including twin vanity sink and combined shower/bath.

The living and dining area provides a plasma screen, satellite TV, DVD/CD player and Bose surround sound system. There is a state-of-the-art kitchen, which can be fully stocked in advance upon request. 24-hours a day dedicated villa staff includes a personal villa butler, housekeeping staff and a private chef. This villa residence includes a wonderful range of complimentary amenities, which include a Kids welcome pack, daily continental breakfast served In-Villa, canapés nightly, personal golf cart, laptops, fresh fruit daily and a bottle of Dom Perignon or Veuve Clicquot on arrival.

Childcare

The complimentary KidsOnly club welcomes younger guests ages four to 12 years old. Children four and under may also attend with the supervision of a parent or guardian. There is a huge range of activities and experiences on offer, from taking part in the culinary academy with One&Only chefs to learning tips from golf and tennis professionals. The KidsOnly club features a computer/technology area, arts and crafts center, movie and video game room and library and game room. Outdoor activities include beach games, sporting events and exploring the marine habitat at the nearby Atlantis resort.

Baby sitting

One&Only Ocean Club provides professional babysitting services where children are cared for in a safe environment by warm, friendly, and experienced staff. All babysitters are CPR certified and dedicated to ensure that all children receive safe and personalized child-care service. Babysitting services can be arranged pre-arrival or while at the resort though the concierge.

Facilities

Facilities at One&Only Ocean Club include three restaurants, two swimming pools, six tennis courts (four of which are floodlit), fitness center, 18-hole par-72 golf course designed by Tom Weiskopf, shuttle to Atlantis (where you can use the waterscape facilities, restaurants and casino) and the One&Only Spa & Kids Only Club.

Restaurants

Courtyard Terrace - open Thursday to Monday for dinner only, this restaurant has an enchanting garden setting under the stars and serves Mediterranean-influenced contemporary cuisine.

Dune is a chic restaurant by internationally renowned restaurateur, Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Perched atop a white sand beach amidst dramatic ocean views, Dune serves an innovative blend of French-Asian cuisine infused with local herbs and Bahamian influences, offering a truly unexpected dining experience. (Breakfast 7am to 11am, lunch 12pm to 3pm and dinner 6pm to 9.30pm). Cocktails, fine vintage wines and champagnes are also served throughout the day at Dune’s adjacent beachfront bar, open from 11am to 12midnight. Please be advised that now through to October 24, 2012, Dune Restaurant is undergoing interior renovation of the kitchen. This is low-impact and should not disturb the Ocean Club guests. Dune will stop serving in its current location during this period and relocate to the Pool Terrace for breakfast and lunch. Any dinner reservations currently made at Dune will be moved to Courtyard Terrace for the date and time requested. The Dune Bar will be opened daily from 10am – 6pm with a limited bar menu.

Pool Terrace Café - For guests preferring to linger poolside, the Pool Terrace Café offers a delicious variety of local and international cuisine. As evening falls, the Pool Bar provides a casually relaxed atmosphere to enjoy cool tropical drinks, and a fine collection of rums. Open daily from 11am to 6pm, lunch is served from 12pm to 5pm.

Lunch 12pm to 5pm

The Library, located in One&Only Ocean Club's stately reception hall exudes the warm, comfortable ambience of a Colonial plantation home. Cocktails, fine vintage wines and champagnes, gourmet pastries and afternoon tea are served along with lovely panoramic views of the ocean.

Clubhouse - overlooking the 9th and 18th holes of the Ocean Club Golf Course, with views of the ocean beyond, the Clubhouse is an inviting, casual dining venue. Enjoy an easy breakfast or a light lunch, either indoors or on the scenic patio.

Golf

Masterfully conceived and stunningly beautiful, the Tom Weiskopf-designed Ocean Club Golf Course offers every element for the perfect game. This 18-hole, par-72 course stretches over 7,100 yards on Paradise Island's peninsula, where crosswinds challenge even the most experienced of players. The course constantly wins accolades for its design, the views of the beautiful Bahamian coastline make the Ocean Club Golf Course one of the most spectacular and challenging venues to play golf in the world.

The Ocean Club Golf Academy offers private instruction, group lessons and on course playing lessons to all skill levels at the Ocean Club Golf Course. The certified and highly skilled instructors are available by appointment on a daily basis. All Custom Schools, Clinics, Lesson Packages are available by request. Transfers to and from the golf course, the driving range and a golf cart are all complimentary for guests.

Spa

The award-winning One&Only Spa is undeniably one of the finest, most luxurious spas in The Bahamas and Caribbean. Guests enjoy the tranquillity and privacy of one of eight Balinese-style treatment villas, all furnished with teak massage tables, a waterfall shower, day bed and jetted tub in a private open air garden. Following each treatment, guests savour herbal teas and fresh fruit presented in a Japanese Tea Ceremony. Highly trained therapists offer a wonderful range of treatments, which will leave you feeling totally rejuvenated.

Activities

There are a number of complimentary activities at the One&Only Ocean Club, and the resort is exceptionally helpful in organising other activities such as excursions and yacht hire. From golf to tennis, and from swimming to taking the hotel's bicycles out for an explore, there is something for everyone. Guests can also take advantage of the free transfers to and from Aquaventure at the neighboring Atlantis Hotel.

Yacht charter and deep sea fishing

Guests preferring soft adventure and exclusivity might consider a private yacht charter exploring the incredible reefs and private islands only moments from Paradise Island, or the secluded islets and hidden coves of the Out Islands farther beyond. The resort is happy to arrange half-, full-day, and overnight luxury yacht and sailing charters, as well as fishing excursions in search of blue marlin, wahoo, grouper, amberjack and more.

Tennis

One&Only Ocean Club has six Har-Tru tennis courts, with four floodlit for night play. Equipment is available at the Fitness Centre, and the resident tennis professionals organize special clinics, games and round robin tournaments. Private instruction is offered at $80 per hour and $45 for half an hour.

Atlantis

The Atlantis resort offers an experience of legendary proportion. Set in a marine habitat, it houses 11 exhibit lagoons teeming with over 50,000 marine animals. Guests can interact with dolphins at Dolphin Cay; brave the daring descents of the Mayan Temple's water slides, or enjoy one of the 11 pools and miles of pristine beach. Or you might want to play the Atlantis Casino or browse some of the many shops. Guests of One&Only Ocean Club receive complimentary transportation to and from Atlantis.

Location & Directions

Paradise Island, Bahamas

Located 185 miles southeast of Miami on Paradise Island in The Bahamas, One&Only Ocean Club sits on the eastern end of the island, just across from the busy harbor of Nassau.

When to go

Offering warm temperatures throughout the year the Caribbean is a perfect year round destination. With an average of 9 hours sunshine a day the peak season runs from December through to April which is the dry season when you can expect very little rainfall. May to November are the slightly wetter months where you will find an increase in rainfall as the summer season goes on and with that some humidity, however the Summer months are still a great time to travel as the temperatures are hot and the rain tends to come in short heavy bursts but not all day long. The wettest months with the most humidity are September and October and these are the most probable months for hurricanes to occur in the region although many islands have not experienced hurricanes for a number of years. The average daily temperatures range from the mid-seventies in the winter months and mid-eighties in the summertime.

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