Master Planning

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lasamana The Cotton Bay Club, Bahamas
cottonbay Mabouya Island Resort, Grenada
Cotton Bay Club The Cotton Bay Club, Bahamas

For the past sixty years Robertson Ward has specialized internationally in the master planning of destination resort developments.  These schemes have reflected a varied combination of mixed briefs including hotels, associated supporting facilities, custom residential work and often, other localized features worthy and capable of contributing to the uniqueness of a scheme.

Having adopted carefully considered responsible environmental land planning practices, Robertson Ward approaches planning development by designing to enhance local climatic conditions, and by placing a strong emphasis on sustainability and the preservation of local natural resources. With well over 100 planning and tourism related studies completed in the Caribbean basin, and worldwide, including feasibility studies for master plans, hotels and eco-lodges, Robertson Ward enjoys a reputation of expertise and excellence.

Planning projects and schemes of note include the redevelopment of the 390 acre site of the original Cotton Bay Club in Eleuthera, The Bahamas, the 1,400 acre Mill Reef Club site in Antigua, the 350 acre Sandy Lane Golf Course and Clubhouse, with the original 136 room Hotel in Barbados and the 55 acre Orient Express La Samanna Hotel and Villas in St. Martin. Further works in progress include the 344 acre destination resorts at Azure Bay, Antigua and the 420 acre resort at Crowne Point, in the Exumas. Other projects of interest include the 1,500 acre Cap Estate in St. Lucia, the 250,000 s.f. Kingston Mall City Mall and Waterfront Redevelopment in Jamaica, the Cockleshell Bay development in St. Kitts, the 2,300 acre village and golf course resort at Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera and the eco‐lodge schemes for Andros and the Exumas in the Bahamas.

Cable Beach Hotel (North Elevation) Cockelshell Bay, St. Kitts