7th Heaven Properties brokers sale of St Lucia’s Discovery Hotel; Set to be re-branded Capella.

Discovery Hotel at Marigot Bay, St Lucia, acquired by New York based group; set to be upgraded and re-launched in 2014 under the ultra-luxury Capella Hotels brand

8 August 2013: 7th Heaven Properties, specialists in residential and commercial Caribbean real estate, announced today that the firm has brokered the sale of St Lucia’s award winning Discovery Hotel to a New York based group for an undisclosed amount. Located at Marigot Bay on the western coast of St Lucia, the 5 star hotel and adjoining marina are set to benefit from significant upgrades and improvements and to be re-launched in September 2014 under the ultra-luxury Capella Hotels and Resorts brand, which is synonymous with exquisite quality, individualized service and unsurpassed attention to detail.

Overlooking the beautiful Marigot Bay, the 124 key Discovery Hotel resort encompasses several swimming pools, a spa and fitness centre, shopping, harbour-side bars and fine dining. The internationally renowned Marina at Marigot Bay is renowned as one of the Caribbean’s most exclusive yachting destinations, accommodating yachts of all sizes.

With multi award-winning properties in the USA, Mexico, Singapore and Germany, Capella Hotels and Resorts provides individualized and personalized service in facilities reminiscent of the world’s great luxury hotels.

Hon. Lorne D.C. Theophilus, St Lucia’s Minister of Tourism, Heritage and Creative Industries commented: “I am pleased with the introduction of the Capella Hotels Brand to St Lucia. Capella Hotels, we believe, will be ideal to the product line in St Lucia and should add to the accolades that St Lucia as a tourism destination has generated over the past few years.”

Walter Zephirin, Managing Director of 7th Heaven Properties, added: “Marigot Bay is known as “the most beautiful bay in the Caribbean” and one of the region’s safest luxury yacht marinas. The introduction of Capella Hotels to St Lucia brings a world class luxury boutique hotel brand to one of the Caribbean’s most desirable destinations.”

About 7th Heaven Properties
7th Heaven Properties has emerged as one of the world’s leading independent Caribbean property specialists, representing US $8 billion worth of real estate for sale from across the entire Caribbean and Central America. Supported by a network of agents based in Europe, North America and the Caribbean, the firm lists residential and commercial property for sale in 30 Caribbean countries and territories, from the region’s most luxurious residences to land and hotels for sale. On behalf of clients comprising private property developers, commercial investors and government agencies, 7th Heaven Properties also provides a range of complimentary real estate services, including branding, marketing and bespoke sourcing.