Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Allen Chastanet says (AM) Resorts is coming to Saint Lucia, with 2 hotels set to open their doors to visitors in 2020.
AM resorts also boasts luxury properties in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Curacao, Puerto Rico, Panama and Costa Rica.
Officials are hoping to break ground on the luxury Canelles resort and residences at Honeymoon beach.
Prime Minister Chastanet says he met with representatives of am resorts in Philadelphia last week.
The Prime Minister says he is hoping that the plans will be finalized by year end.
He says the site will boast 350 hotel rooms and 350 villas.
Am resorts president Gonzalo del Peon told the international media this week that Saint Lucia is “an easily accessible slice of paradise, with nonstop flights available from several major gateways in the U.S and Canada year-round.”
He said the destination is recognized as one of the world’s most beautiful islands and has a unique mix of award-winning beaches, lively culinary scene, rich culture and natural beauty.