Modern, clean lines blend with classic Caribbean architecture Anguilla’s Zemi Beach House

by Jane Kitchen | 23 Nov 2015

The Lane Pettigrew-designed Zemi Beach House is set to open in the Caribbean island of Anguilla in February 2016, featuring architecture inspired by Anguilla's natural environment.

A blend of modern, clean lines with classic Caribbean building details, Zemi Beach House will also include interiors by Miami-based designer Cuba Fernandez and a 15,000sq ft (1,394sq m) Thai House Spa decked out with lavish materials.

"Zemi Beach House will be a touchstone for living, providing guests who seek quality and substance in their lives with the opportunity to renew, reflect and evolve with every stay through meaningful encounters," said Rachael Goldstein, vice president of development at the Goldstein Family Partnership, the developers of the property.

The Thai House Spa will feature five Thai treatment villas with idyllic hanging lanterns, rich mahogany and vaulted ceilings. Spa consultant Vivianne Garcia-Tunon of Wonder Flower Spas worked on the project.

“The main spa level naturally lends itself to a space filled with natural light, orchid gardens and the sounds of flowing water,” said Jasmine Welsh, spa director. “Crisp whites and natural greens complement the renewing rhythm of this healing space. This flows naturally throughout the organic stone used for the hammam, outdoor showers, clay and salt deck and vitality pools.”

Relaxation areas include luxurious wave lounges and ethereal fabrics, and in the outdoor spaces, green areas offer a connection to nature with meditation areas and a juice bar set under a Thai Rice House, said Welsh.

Anguilla is stepping up its tourism activity after the new Anguilla United Front government, which came to power in April, identified tourism as a key priority.

The Lane Pettigrew-designed Zemi Beach House is set to open in the Caribbean island of Anguilla in February 2016, featuring architecture inspired by Anguilla's natural environment. A blend of modern, clean lines with classic Caribbean building details, Zemi Beach House will also include interiors by Miami-based designer Cuba Fernandez and a 15,000sq ft (1,394sq m) Thai House Spa decked out with lavish materials. "Zemi Beach House will be a touchstone
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The Zemi Beach House is set to open in the Caribbean island of Anguilla in January 2016 / Thierry DeHove Zemi Beach
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