One of the most luxurious resorts of the region is located on the neighbouring island of St. Eustatius (Statia) – a short 18-minute flight from Princess Juliana International Airport. The Golden Rock Dive and Nature Resort is a serene escape, surrounded by lush botanical gardens, The Quill its dramatic backdrop. The resort was featured in Travel + Leisure shortly after opening in 2021.
This summer, in time for Carnival, which is one of the island’s most important cultural events of the year, you can experience the perfect getaway to The Golden Rock Resort at 50% off the regular price, and enjoy the best of both worlds – joining in on the island’s exciting festivities at your leisure, and retreating to a tranquil, relaxing atmosphere. The staff will be happy to help you organise transportation to the main carnival venue, the Lion’s Den, which is located about10 minutes away by car.
Golden Rock Resort boasts 70 luxury rooms, sumptuous suites and large cottages, two swimming pools, 40 acres of lush gardens, gym, spa, yoga classes, and world class dining experiences. Breeze restaurant serves up global flavours using the freshest ingredients, while Bobbie’s Beach Club offers a family style sharing menu with sushi, stone oven baked pizzas, and an open grill. The drinks menu at Golden Rock Resort is exceptional. Try the Statia Flower, a delicious blend of Hennessy, St. Germain, Elderflower Syrup, and Prosecco.
Beyond the resort’s fragrant gardens, nature lovers have lots to explore – from some of the Caribbean’s best diving opportunities, to excellent hiking trails exploring The Quill, and black volcanic sand beaches.