Many of us have spent the past 15 months fairly close to home. Now that it’s safer to travel, you may be thinking about taking a long-delayed vacation. And if you are a fan of HGTV Renovation Island, chances are you would think how nice it would be to relax at the Baeumler Family Resort in the Bahamas, rather than just admiring it through your TV screen. Well, if you want to make that dream come true, here is what you need to know to book a stay at Caerula Mar Club.
The ‘Renovation Island’ complex is open for business
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In the first season of Renovation Island, viewers watched Sarah and Bryan Baeumler transform a dilapidated hotel into a luxury vacation destination. But shortly after completing work on the property and welcoming their first guests, disaster struck in the form of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
âWe have just opened the hotel. Six weeks later we closed, âBryan said in a clip from the Renovation Island Season 2 premiere. âNo one is coming. It is a full-fledged pandemic. ”
The resort town of Baeumler – which they called the Caerula Mar Club – has been closed for months. Fortunately, they were able to reopen their doors in October 2020. Now those wishing to visit the resort town of South Andros Island can go to CaerulaMar.com and book their stay online. If you need help or are planning an event, there is a form to contact customer services.
While the resort is open, visitors should still follow the Bahamas’ COVID-19 travel protocols, including being fully vaccinated or showing proof of a negative COVID-19 test. (You can see more details of the current travel guidelines on the Caerula Mar Club website.)
A stay at Caerula Mar Club doesn’t come cheap
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With a pristine beachfront location, private villas, and luxury amenities, it’s no surprise that a stay at Caerula Mar Club doesn’t come cheap. Low season rates (May to mid-November) start at $ 385 per night for a clubhouse suite and can go up to $ 1,145 per night for any of the resort’s signature collection suites or villas . High season rates (mid-November to April) range from $ 485 to $ 1,425 per night, and you’ll pay an additional premium for vacation stays.
Caerula Mar Club is not an all-inclusive resort. Instead, it offers a range of a la carte dining options at three on-site restaurants, along with bespoke dining experiences. A pre-purchased meal plan costs $ 135 per person per day.
Where is Renovation Island and how do I get there?
The Caerula Mar Club is located on South Andros Island, approximately 150 miles east of Miami. Visitors have a few options for getting to the station.
Regular direct flights are available from Fort Lauderdale to Congo Town Airport. You can also fly to Congo Town from Nassau. Private charters are also an option. The resort offers free airport transfers for guests.
Although there is no ferry service from Nassau to South Andros, some guests arrive on the island via their own boat.
According to their website, resort staff are able to help guests organize their trip to the island.
New episodes of Renovation Island Airs Sundays at 8 p.m. ET on HGTV.
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