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At Fort Young Hotel & Dive Resort, we’re thrilled to unveil our extensive reimagination project that promises to take your stay to new heights of comfort and adventure. We’ve been hard at work over the last few months to bring you an array of exciting new changes, all set to be completed by November 2023. What can you expect? From 60 new rooms to a number of new amenities, here’s everything you can look forward to this fall (and beyond) at Fort Young Hotel & Dive Resort.
Brand-New Rooms: The Fort Collection
Introducing The Fort Collection, 60 brand-new rooms located on the newly constructed and renovated historical section of the resort. Here, guests are invited to discover the new Fort Mountain View rooms, featuring breathtaking views of Dominica’s capital and surrounding mountains, as well as the Fort Ocean View rooms, complete with private balconies to enjoy the sea breeze and stunning sunsets. Explore The Fort Collection here.
Curated Amenities to See, Sip, Dine & Play
In addition to our new guest rooms, the resort is introducing a host of new curated amenities, which include:
Old Oven Art Gallery: Art gallery with a rotating display of local artists, along with curated art exhibitions, other intimate events and private functions.
Compass Fitness Center: With panoramic ocean views, the fitness center will feature treadmills, weights, bikes, elliptical machines, changing rooms, showers and lockers.
Marquis Bar and Lounge: A unique and historic bar and lounge area that will be open throughout the day and evening, featuring natural light and opened walls leading to a covered pathway and courtyard.
Museum Café: An intimate, sunken café embedded into an historic area of the old fort featuring local Dominican coffee and freshly baked pastries for guests to enjoy as a dine-in experience, as well as for grab-and-go.
Rum and Wine Cellar + Retail Space: Located in what were one prison cells, the Rum & Wine Cellar will offer tastings of local rums and wines, as well as sell them along with other specialty rums and wines from the Caribbean and the world.
Work & Play Hub: A central part of the resort, the Work & Play hub will feature state-of-the-art executive and board meeting rooms, game rooms, as well as printing and connectivity facilities.
Learn more about each new amenity space here.
Additional Amenities & Features
Our reimagination doesn’t stop there! Additional amenities include a courtyard lounge and outdoor play area, and by the end of 2024, an auditorium that can accommodate 100 people (the first of its kind in Dominica!), as well as a Rooftop Wellness Garden.
The resort’s dive operation has also evolved as part of our evolution, bringing everything in-house and on-site with two brand-new boats, special dive packages, a unique shore diving experience from our jetty and so much more. Learn more about what’s new for Fort Young Dive here.
Our team is committed to providing guests with an unforgettable and enriching experience on the Nature Island, and we can’t wait to welcome you to our transformed retreat. Stay tuned for more updates on progress and completion!