T’S BETTER IN THE BAHAMAS” IS THE TAGLINE used to promote the Bahamas as a tourist des- tination. And it’s even better — for meetings as well as vacations — when planners book at Wynd- ham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino. Wyndham Nassau Resort is conveniently situ- ated in Nassau, the Bahamas’ capital city, just 35 minutes by air off the Florida coast, on the island of New Providence. But while Nassau has a num- ber of properties with meeting facilities, Wyndham Nassau Resort stands out from the rest with its unmatched flexibility for meetings, receptions, and banquets of all sizes. Groups will find a total of more than 30,000 square feet of flexible space in the conference center, configurable to suit indi- vidual needs. Features include the 14,037-square- foot Crystal Ballroom, which accommodates up to 1,750 people, as well as the 800-seat Rainforest Theatre. Twelve meeting rooms provide additional flexibility and offer full audiovisual capabilities, comprehensive catering services, and a variety of group meal plans. Meanwhile, if “simple, yet spacious” accom- modations are on a group’s list of must-haves, Wyndham Nassau Resort delivers in its 559 guest rooms and suites. Vibrantly colored appointments and local artwork lend a contemporary feel to all rooms and reflect the island atmosphere. Private balconies overlooking the Atlantic Ocean or the heart of Cable Beach add another level of distinc- tion and pampering. Of course, there’s much more to the property than meeting spaces and sleeping rooms. The Crystal Palace Casino beckons with more than 30,000 square feet of space that houses 400 state-of-the-art slot machines. Forty game tables up the excitement ante as well. Just around the corner from the casino floor, the island’s only Sports Book invites guests to place bets on any and every sporting event. For pre- and post-dinner cocktails, there’s the hot, chic 22 Above, which overlooks the casino floor and whose extensive martini list is filled with tempting delights, accom- panied by the sounds of Caribbean beats with live entertainment from local artists.
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Temptation also awaits in the resort restau-
rants. Black Angus Grille presents island-inspired steak and seafood preparations, while the flavors of Asia rule the menu at MOSO, where authentic classic and modern Chinese cuisines meet the culinary inspirations of Thailand and Japan. The SeaSide buffet serves a wide variety of home- cooked favorites and island delights in a casual atmosphere overlooking the pool area. In-pool dining and a swim-up bar rule at The Tiki Hut Bar & Grille, while fresh fruit, Bahamian rum, and shaved ice make Da Daq Shaq a “must-visit” in the after- noons. Crystal Sweets offers ice cream, sweet treats, and light fare throughout the day. For relaxation of a different kind, delegates can make a splash in the recently enhanced tropical pool or stretch out on the powdery white sands. Other post-meeting activities for every preference — from water sports and golf to shopping and sightseeing — are found nearby. ■
AT A GLANCE
Guest rooms: 559 guest rooms and suites Meeting facilities: More than 30,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space Amenities: Crystal Palace Casino, 22 Above lounge, tropical pool, six dining options For more information: Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino, Sam Zabawsky, Director of Sales and Marketing; (954) 935-3555; www.wyndhamnassauresort.com
PACKAGE DEAL: Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino has everything planners need to host a great meeting, from 559 guest rooms and exciting gaming to the 30,000-square-foot conference center.