St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – September 13, 2023 – The Westin Beach Resort & Spa at Frenchman’s Reef is now open and welcoming travelers to become immersed in a quintessential island experience. The opening signals the completion of an extensive $425 million rebuild project at Frenchman’s Reef, which debuted its sister resort, Morningstar Buoy Haus Beach Resort at Frenchman’s Reef, Autograph Collection this past May.

The new resort is the latest to join Westin Hotels & Resorts – part of Marriott Bonvoy®’s global portfolio of 31 extraordinary hotel brands and hospitality’s global leader in well-being for more than a decade. The Westin experience comes to life through the brand’s Six Pillars of Well-Being – Sleep Well, Eat Well, Move Well, Feel Well, Work Well, and Play Well – allowing guests to personalize their stay and engage in programming that best meets their needs.

Perched on an elevated peninsula adjacent to Morningstar Beach, The Westin Beach Resort & Spa features 392 rooms, including 28 suites, with most offering inspiring Caribbean views. A range of accommodations are available to suit guests’ preferences, all featuring the brand’s iconic Heavenly® Bed offerings alongside marble countertops and premium bath amenities. A selection of premium Bi-Level Oceanview Suites with upstairs lofts and spacious Presidential Suites offer unique and fun elevated environments and abundant space for families and guests.

Home to five diverse restaurants, bars and culinary venues, The Westin Beach Resort & Spa offers indoor and al fresco settings to enjoy destination-inspired food and beverage experiences. Luna Mar is an island restaurant with a refreshing take on Mediterranean cuisine with roots on the coast. The restaurant offers a special full-service bar with ample outdoor and open-air seating in a clean, modern, and stylish Mediterranean-inspired design, serving steak, seafood, pastas and pizzas that are centered around authentic cooking and seasonal ingredients. Sugarfin, featuring an indoor bar and outdoor terrace, offers dramatic sunset views while overlooking the harbor and lights of Charlotte Amalie. The menu represents a celebration of Asian flavors born from the sea, offering guests an experience in sushi dining with artful Caribbean-Asian-style cuisine and approachable sophistication.

The Edge Bar invites guests to sip curated cocktails and take in stunning panoramic views high above the Caribbean. The stunning infinity-edge pool is a cool spot for a dip, while the swim-up bar and private cabanas elevate the experience alongside a menu of poolside libations, grilled cravings and more for lunch. With stunning sea views and a fresh, inviting vibe, the family-friendly Shorebird offers fresh juice, foods and flavors to suit every appetite for a tasty breakfast, featuring a daily array of chef-curated live-action stations highlighting local flavors and ingredients. Frenchman’s Roast is a one-stop shop for daily island essentials, from barista-service coffee and fresh-pressed juices to grab-and-go eats, beach gear and sundries.

The resort features three ocean-view pools and an adventure beach featuring aquatic programming with non-motorized watersports by Dockside Watersports, including a fleet of Hobie Cats, kayaks, standup paddleboards, assorted beach toys, and snorkel gear to explore the surrounding sparkling Caribbean waters. A fleet of private vessels is available to charter for day and night excursions around the surrounding islands, accessible at Frenchman’s Reef’s private dock. With multiple boats available to accommodate groups small and large, an array of adventures await, including the prized member of the fleet: the Flying Frenchman – a private luxury catamaran with a capacity of up to 125 persons for daytime snorkel trips, sunset sails, and more. Pickleball enthusiasts may also flock to the resort’s pickleball courts for a rousing game with a beautiful scenic backdrop.

Guests will also have access to the Heavenly Spa by Westin™, a sanctuary of self-care offering the ultimate relaxation and pampering. The spa will feature 13 treatment rooms and a menu of signature health and wellness treatments and full salon services. Guests are able to access the WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio at their leisure or take advantage of the brand’s recently refueled WestinWORKOUT® Gear Lending program. The program allows guests to borrow the latest high-tech recovery and total body strength training equipment from Hyperice and Bala to optimize their well-being in the comfort of their guest rooms. The Westin Beach Resort & Spa also offers retail shopping outlets as well as 72,000 square feet of meeting and event spaces.

The new resort embraces the brand’s global RunWESTIN® program, which is rooted in empowering travelers to stay active while on the road. Led by an on-property Run Concierge, the resort will offer a variety of run- and walk-related programs to encourage travelers to get moving and keep their wellness routine while on the road.

A stay at The Westin Beach Resort & Spa allows guests to enjoy most of the amenities available at its sister resort, Morningstar Buoy Haus Beach Resort, Autograph Collection. The resort offers 94 guest rooms, including two suites, four oceanfront bars and restaurants, an infinity-edge oceanfront pool with a swim-up bar, a health club, and 13,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Buoy Haus also offers Palm Court, a relaxing and entertaining social space complete with a hammock court, cozy and inviting seating areas with picture-perfect views, Caribbean-style food and beverage huts, games, and more.

Both resorts at Frenchman’s Reef participate in Marriott Bonvoy – the award-winning travel program from Marriott International – allowing members to earn and redeem points for their stay at the new properties, and at other hotels and resorts across Marriott Bonvoy’s extraordinary portfolio of brands. With the Marriott Bonvoy app, members enjoy a level of personalization and a contactless experience that allows them to travel with peace of mind.

For more information about The Westin Beach Resort & Spa, and to book a stay, please visit, its page on here, or call +1 340-249–0100.