Private Island Resort by JW Marriott for Venice in 2015
Isola delle Rose, the private island resort in Venice, to have the largest spa in the city.
JW Marriott luxury hospitality chain announced plans to open its first Italian hotel in Venice and first resort in Europe in March 2015.
The new luxury property aims to bring the historic buildings and parklands of Isola delle Rose (Rose Island) back to life as a world-class urban resort.
JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa will be the ultimate luxury experience for the most discerning traveler.
The 266-room property, created in collaboration with award-winning Italian architect firm Matteo Thun & Partners, will offer a lagoon location on its own private island, offering views of St. Mark’s Square and La Serenissima.
Isola delle Rose (Rose Island) has been thoughtfully renovated, incorporating sustainable and modern design to the historic building. Tranquil bedrooms and suites, some with private pools, are simply decorated with locally made bricks, glass and tiles to reflect the artisanal talent and styles of the region.
With over 16 acres to explore, there’s much to see. Among the numerous gardens and outdoor areas are landscaped spots for quiet contemplation, as well as fruit arbours, olive groves and cultivated plots to provide fresh ingredients for the property’s diverse food and drink offerings, including four restaurants and five bars and a cooking school and wine academy. Restored outbuildings scattered around the island house a range of facilities including a picturesque function space in an old church and the spa.
The 1,750-metre spa, operated by GOCO Hospitality, is the largest in Venice, offering both bespoke treatments and a range of classic spa rituals from product houses including !QMS Medicosmetics and Amala. It also has an indoor and outdoor aqua-tonic pool, a health club, eight treatment rooms, a hammam and luxury spa suite.
Additional hotel facilities will include a kid’s club and dedicated family pool, water sports such as canoeing and sailing, and a sensational rooftop pool offering dramatic views across the lagoon to St. Mark’s Square, which can be reached by private boat in just fifteen minutes. Guests will also be able to try authentic Murano Glass and Venetian Mask making with weekly workshops led by local artisans.