HGTV’s regeneration island Follows Sarah and Brian Baumler as they renovate and manage their resort in the Bahamas, Caerula Mar Club. The luxury boutique hotel is a dream vacation destination. Here are some facts about Caerula Mar, which was included in Travel + Leisure’s 2021 “List” of the Best New Hotels in the World.
Sarah and Brian Baumler Spent $2 Million to Buy ‘Regeneration Island’ Resort
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Brian and Sarah regeneration island The trip started on a whim. While on vacation with their family, they stumbled upon a vacant dilapidated hotel that had been closed for the past 10 years. Where most people saw chaos, they saw potential. The Baeumlers slashed $2 million for the purchase of the former Emerald Palms Hotel.
But the $2 million price tag was just a fraction of the total cost to build and operate the hotel. In the end, the Baeumlers spent more than $10 million on the mega project.
Baeumlers Resort is located on the southern island of Andros
The Bahamas is a popular holiday destination. But few people head to the southern island of Andros, where the Cairola Mar Club is located. Although the island is the largest in the Bahamas, it is home to a few resorts and has a population of only 2,000 people.
South Andros is about 150 miles east of Miami. The journey takes 20 minutes from Nassau to Congo Town Airport. The journey from Fort Lauderdale to the island takes about an hour.
Caerula Mar Club has 18 rooms and five private villas
Caerula Mar Club is the definition of a boutique resort. There are 18 club suite rooms, as well as five private villas. Clubhouse suites range from $425 to $555 per night during low season and from $535 to $690 per night in high season. Signature Collection Suites and Villas range in price from $690 to $1,260 per night in low season and $865 to $1,570 per night in high season.
Sarah Baumler was responsible for the design of the resort
While Brian handled much of the soiled construction and renovation work on Caerula Mar, Sarah took charge of designing the resort, which has a chic and relaxing beach vibe.
“[T]The interiors, furnishings, and artwork show the island’s natural beauty at its finest,” Sarah told Preferred Publishing, “We chose a warm aesthetic with touches like crisp white linens, simple furnishings, and fixtures that evoke elements of luxury and barefoot living.” on the water.”
You can buy the entire resort for your wedding
Looking for the perfect spot for your big day? Caerula Mar Club could be the perfect location for a wedding. The resort offers many packages, from intimate vows renewals and weddings to more elaborate affairs for up to 60 guests. You can even purchase the entire resort for your celebration.
For a truly memorable wedding, couples can opt for the “Beachfront Bliss in the Bahamas” package. Includes round trip, private plane transfers for one couple and eight guests, three nights in a couple’s villa, three nights of accommodation for all guests in a Classic Clubhouse suite, some meals, a wedding, reception, cake, and flowers. Prices range from $70,000 to $110,000, depending on where the trip takes place.
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