Sonesta Ocean Point Resort launches opening of Azul Restaurant and rooftop lounge

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Erika Vives, AMPR

ST. MAARTEN (July 13, 2015) – The luxurious, all-inclusive and adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point Resort is in full swing after completing renovations and debuts the fine dining option, Azul Restaurant and Rooftop Lounge. The five-star, all-suite resort brings a new brand of style and outstanding service to St. Maarten set in the most spectacular location on the southernmost point of the island, adjacent to Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino.

The Azul Restaurant, exclusive to Sonesta Ocean Point guests, sits at the edge of a cliff overlooking Maho Bay, boasting impressive architectural design allowing for sweeping views of the crystalline blue waters as if guests were dining out at sea. This slice of paradise features sleek, contemporary design with whitewashed walls and cerulean blue accents, reflecting the Mediterranean themed menu created by Chef Marc Innocenti.

Chef Innocenti presents a creative interpretation of authentic Greek, Spanish, North African, French, and Italian specialties, reflecting his work and travel experience from around the globe. Fresh vegetables are incorporated into the dishes, enhanced by grilled flare and seasonal ingredients. Dishes are complemented by the restaurant’s extensive wine list highlighting both Mediterranean and New World wines. Azul Restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, offering guests an all day fine dining experience.

The views get only better from the Azul Rooftop Lounge featuring breathtaking panoramic vistas, modern seating areas and full bar service, available for special events and private functions. In addition, the Sunset Lounge and Bar located in the main building, is open daily to all resort guests and is perfect for pre-dinner cocktails or star gazing late into the evening in an elegant outdoor setting. This space is also available for private events upon request.

Sonesta Ocean Point also debuted a charming fountain garden with immaculately manicured lawns, inviting pathways and fragrant frangipani where guests will find a sanctuary of calm and serenity. The location can be used for small group events, cocktail parties, gatherings, wedding receptions, and corporate retreats.



Sonesta Ocean Point Resort is the premier five-star, all-suite property bringing a new brand of style, luxury and outstanding service to St. Maarten. Ultra-luxurious yet sustainable, the 129-room adults-only resort is set in the most spectacular location on the southernmost point of the island, adjacent to Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino.

After a multi-million dollar renovation to the former Ocean Terrace building, the resort blends contemporary design with a Caribbean vibe in the public spaces to each of the spacious accommodations ranging from the Junior Suite to the Luxury Penthouse. Exclusive to Sonesta Ocean Point guests, the resort features three pools including The Edge infinity pool with private beach on the cliff, Swim Out pool connected to its namesake suites, and The Point Pool; three bars and lounges including the Sunset Lounge & Bar, Azul Rooftop Bar for private functions; Martin’s contemporary lobby café and bar; the Mediterranean-influenced Azul restaurant; an in-resort boutique; and other resort amenities such as 24-hour room service, gazebos, private cabanas, and a dedicated open air wellness area.

With the largest meeting and convention space on St. Maarten, Sonesta Ocean Point houses 24,000 square feet of renovated, eco-friendly meeting and conference facilities for business and social occasions accommodating up to 1,000 people.




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