Royal Westmoreland celebrates success at the International Property Awards

Royal Westmoreland, the exclusive Caribbean golf, beach and spa estate in Barbados has fought off strong competition to win three separate awards at the coveted Americas Property Awards.


As part of the long established International Property Awards, such accolades are recognised as a symbol of excellence throughout the global industry.

The award ceremony, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London on Friday December 7th 2012, brought together the world’s leading developers from the Americas region.

The three awards won by Royal Westmoreland at the event were:

Best Golf Development – Barbados -Highly Commended
Best Single Property – Barbados – Cuba Libre at Royal Westmoreland – 5 Star
Best Multiple Development – Barbados – Royal Apartments by Royal Westmoreland – 5 Star
Stuart Shield, president of the International Property Awards, said, “Any company to win one of these awards has shown exceptional levels of professionalism and competence in their respective field.”

Royal Westmoreland, is set across 750 acres of lush, tropical landscape in the prestigious parish of St. James. Luxurious villas, apartments and penthouses are situated around one of the finest championship golf courses in the world. Designed by renowned golf architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. the par 72 18-hole course has enticed many high profile celebrities and sports stars to purchase second homes at the stylish retreat. A short drive inland from the ‘Platinum Coast’ and the chic new lifestyle centre ‘Lime Grove’ at Holetown, access to the resort is granted by appointment only ensuring residents the tranquillity and seclusion they wish for.

Royal Westmoreland owner, John Morphet, was delighted with the three awards. He said “I am pleased to see that once again we’ve been recognised as an industry leading destination for the quality of our homes and facilities. As a perfectionist I’ll continue to strive year on year to make Royal Westmoreland even better, through investment in the facilities and training to improve levels of service, but tonight I’m extremely pleased to have come away with three awards.”

Cuba Libre, which received ‘5 Star’ rating in the ‘Best Single Property’ awards, is one of the most exquisite and prestigious properties on the island combining elegance and style with the comfort of relaxed Caribbean living. With commanding elevated sea views, the 7 bedroom, custom built colonial style property features a large master bedroom with a spacious walk in closet and double master bathroom, plus a private balcony with commanding views of the golf course and Caribbean Sea. Cuba Libre is currently on the market for $5.9 million.

The Royal Apartments, which received a ‘5 Star’ award, are a collection of 36 luxury residences designed in a colonial architectural style and feature balconies from which to enjoy alfresco dining and sunset views. Ranging in size from 830 sq ft for a one bedroom apartment to 2000 sq ft for a three-bedroom apartment, the open plan homes feature natural stone floors, coral rendering, Italian cabinetry, granite work tops, stainless steel SMEG appliances and air conditioning throughout Prices currently start at $429,000 for a one bedroom apartment and rise to $925,000 for a three-bedroom apartment.