Boutique Hospitality Management Tapped as Operator for Sarani Resort
MIAMI – (August 27, 2014) – Miami-based independent hotel operator Boutique Hospitality Management has been hired by Union Hanover – a London-based specialty real estate investment and development company – to manage the company’s 37-bungalow, new-build property – Sarani Resort – in Bocas del Toro, Panama.
Set to open August, 2015, construction recently commenced on the eco-minded luxury resort where the first phase of Sarani’s luxurious collection of private bungalows is well underway. Located on the scenic private island of Isla Pastor in the Bocas del Toro archipelago, Sarani Resort is poised to become one of the most sought-after destinations in the Caribbean.
“The opportunity to help develop and manage Sarani Resort is a phenomenal one for Boutique Hospitality Management, as it allows us to utilize our construction and development expertise, while also giving us the chance to manage our third property in the Caribbean market,” said Keith Space, President and CEO of Boutique Hospitality Management.
Just a 20 minute cruise from the airport and main island of Isla Colon, Sarani Resort spans 75 acres and occupies well over one third of Isla Pastor and its eastern coastline. Upon the resort’s completion, guests will experience the untouched paradise of a lush local landscape with activities for both the energetic and well as the sedate. Delight in the discreet luxury afforded by the casually elegant resort and spa hidden away on a private island rainforest.
A unique offering of skillfully handcrafted bungalows and suites are built in concert with the natural landscape, each with breathtaking views of the water and lush grounds. All accommodations have private balconies, modern amenities and king sized beds. Natural beauty and elegant, modern touches work together in perfect harmony to create an escape where guests feel relaxed and rejuvenated in their own private paradise.
Sarani Resort will also feature unparalleled amenities including a world-class restaurant that serves exquisite local and international fare, a full-service spa with a wide variety of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments, an oceanfront infinity pool and two private beaches, a modern business center and guest lounge, and an endless offering of activities including water sports, trek trails and eco-tours.
Early bird pricing will be offered for those who sign up for the Sarani Resort newsletter. For more information and to sign up, please visit saraniresort.com.
About Boutique Hospitality Management
Miami-based Boutique Hospitality Management (BHM) is a leading operator of boutique hotels and restaurants in the United States and Latin America. Its founder, Keith Space, was among the original pioneers of the boutique hotel concept in New York City. After experiencing incredible success at Ian Shrager Hotels (now known as Morgan’s Hotel Group), he founded BHM and the company quickly garnered critical acclaim for its hotel properties from the likes of Conde Nast Traveler, Hotel Management Magazine, Fodor’s, Lodging Management Magazine and numerous media like the Guardian and US News & World Report. BHM focuses on crafting unique, independent hotels and restaurants that reflect both the local market and a unique venue-specific vision. BHM hotels focus on the guest experience by adding personal touches like tailored welcome letters, complimentary Wi-Fi, branded sleep masks and bottled water in every room. BHM continues to grow and has positioned itself to take advantage of its Miami Airport office in order to open and operate more properties in Latin America and the Caribbean, in addition to hotels in the United States. For more information, visit boutique-hospitality.com.
About Union Hanover
Formed in 2012, Union Hanover Securities is a real estate development and investment firm that specializes in acquiring, delivering and operating boutique hotels in North and Central America and Europe. Union Hanover currently has a $550 million development pipeline. The Company is comprised of seasoned real estate professionals that understand the complexities of current market conditions and apply diligence, expertise, creativity and proactivity to ensure that each project is delivered in an efficient and profitable manner.
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