Resort, Hyatt Condo Hotel in Clearwater, FL
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everyone - Maria Lopez here, and I have a question
for you: What's your definition of relaxation?
Is it a quiet afternoon of sunbathing by the
pool? Watching an inspiring sunset at dusk?
Or is it building a castle on the beach with
your kids, sand in your toes and wind in your
Imagine a place that offers
all of this -
a luxurious retreat in the heart of a tropical
wonderland where you can fill your days with
endless activity - or simply do nothing at all.
A place where your every need is catered to,
and opportunities for pampering abound.
Sounds wonderful, doesn't it?
If you like the idea of a private beachside
paradise where everything revolves around you,
then you're going to fall in love with today's
A Lush Tropical
Paradise, The New Centerpiece of Clearwater
Resort and Residences, Clearwater's newest and
most luxurious resort condo hotel. Poised along
a 2,400 square foot expanse of the world-famous
Clearwater Beach, FL, this breathtaking 17-story
property will blend the luxury and amenities
of a four-star resort with the convenience and
ease of a beachfront condo. All of the resort's
250 sumptuous suites will offer stunning views
of the beach and the Gulf of Mexico.
Aqualea will be a Hyatt condo
hotel, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and the
white sands of Clearwater Beach.
Aqualea will be
managed by Hyatt Corporation, a global leader
in vacation home management. With the completion
of the city's new $30 million Beach Walk project,
Aqualea will transform Clearwater Beach into
a premier beach resort destination.
Now it's time to tell you a
little more about this fine property and its
Luxury on White Sands
Rising majestically out of the
sparkling white sands of Clearwater Beach, Aqualea
embodies tropical splendor at its finest. Surrounded
by lush green landscaping, the resort will allow
owners and guests to enjoy four-star luxury
vacationing in a spectacular beachfront setting.
Aqualea will offer four-star elegance and luxury services from a world-class spa to fine dining and a private beach club.
is centrally located near a variety of options
for casual and fine dining, boutiques and retail
shops, and endless beach entertainment and recreational
activities. The resort is also just steps away
from the exciting Beach Walk development project
- more details on that in just a minute.
Elegant in its classic Mediterranean
architecture, Aqualea will feature a distinctive
tile roof and lovely porte-cochere entrance.
The front lobby will feature a lavish seating
area and a dazzling grand staircase.
- World-class spa facilities
- 35-foot wide main resort
pool and patio
- "Kiddie pool"
with secure gated enclosure
- Secluded spa pool with lounge
- Two expansive arbors for
shade and relaxation
concession with towel & beverage service
- Outdoor grill area
- Upscale on-site restaurant
- Expansive private meeting
- Business center
- State-of-the-art fitness
- On-site private beach club
- Secure covered parking garage
- Concierge, valet and bellhop
- 24-hour security with high-tech
- 24-hour room service
- Full housekeeping services
If you appreciate a more intimate
setting away from the excitement of a full-scale
pool, step into the tranquility of the Neptune
Spa Pool & Lounge. Set atop Aqualea's sixteenth
floor, this cozy retreat will feature a therapeutic
water jet system, individual hammocks with arbor
shading, outdoor couches and chaise lounges
and lush tropical foliage and flowers.
Spa & Fitness Center
Residents of Aqualea Resort
and Residences will enjoy on-site access to
the resort's relaxation and fitness retreat,
White Orchid Spa & Fitness Center. An oasis
of pure tranquility and relaxation, the spa
includes treatments in private suites, massage
services, a premier fitness facility with state-of-the-art
exercise equipment, saunas and steam rooms.
Orchid Beach Club
Indulge in the magic of the
beach in your own private beach club! As an
owner at Aqualea, you'll have the opportunity
to enjoy exclusive membership in the White Orchid
Beach Club, which provides members access to
private beach club facilities and a variety
of personal services and privileges. The Club
will offer an upscale, relaxing retreat where
owners can get away from the hustle and bustle
of the main resort and beach.
White Orchid Beach Club member
- Private clubroom with bar
- Library and game tables
- Business center with high-speed
Internet and meeting room
- Beachside towel and beverage
- Members-only locker rooms
- Media room with theatre
and surround sound system
- Outdoor terrace with patio
- Private dining room for
Club members will also enjoy
parking privileges, special discounts on food
and beverages and access to special children's
activities and programs at the resort.
of Pristine Beaches and "Clear Waters"
"Clear Water" from the native Indian
"Pocotopaug," the city of Clearwater
was named for its abundant fresh springs along
the shore. This picturesque seaside community
is located on the Pinellas Peninsula between
the Gulf of Mexico on the west and Tampa Bay
on the east.
Owners and visitors alike will
enjoy Clearwater's year-round sunshine, blue
skies and warm temperatures.
by colonists in the mid-1830s, it was not until
the 1890s that Clearwater gained a reputation
as a resort community. With a current population
of 108,000, Clearwater is now a progressive
city that's committed to enhancing residents'
lives and preserving its exquisite landscape.
It's known around the globe for its pristine,
white sand beaches that draw millions of surf-loving
visitors and tourists each year.
The weather in Clearwater is outstanding, blue
skies and sun most every day. The city boasts
an average annual temperature of 73º.
One of the many advantages of
vacationing in Clearwater is that it's incredibly
easy to get to! Two major airports are located
conveniently nearby: Tampa International Airport
and St. Petersburg/Clearwater International
Beach - One of America's "Top Ten" Beaches!
Clearwater Beach has
emerged as the most popular beach scene on Florida's
west coast. It was
recently named one of "America's Top Ten
Beaches" and the "Number One Activity
Beach" by The Travel Channel television
What's more, USAToday.com readers
ranked Clearwater Beach in their 2001Top
10 list of Best Beaches from Maine to Hawaii!
No doubt about it -- Clearwater
and its island beaches are one of Florida's
most popular vacation spots. Factor that in
with the city's extensive recreational opportunities
and close proximity to restaurants and attractions,
and it's easy to see why Clearwater is known
as "the place to play in Tampa Bay!"
And now, residents and visitors
alike are abuzz about the community's exciting
new Beach Walk redevelopment project - a visionary
plan featuring a festive beachfront village
of pedestrian-friendly shops, boutiques, restaurants,
water sports and public attractions. Read on
for more details.
Imagine a winding beachside
walkway with colorful tropical landscaping,
magnificent art sculptures and a sensational
view of the Gulf of Mexico. Take a refreshing
morning stroll down the promenade, shop at your
favorite beach boutique, enjoy the cuisine at
a small seaside café, or simply sit on
a bench and enjoy a famous Clearwater sunset.
This is Beach Walk!
Tourism is Clearwater's number
one industry, and the beach is at the center
of the tourism. City and tourism officials recognized
that in order to meet the expectations of visitors
in the new millennium, there was a need to improve
the atmosphere surrounding Clearwater's beautiful
beaches. With more permanent residences going
up on the beach, it was also important to preserve
overnight accommodations for the millions of
visitors who come back year after year.
Five years in development, Beach
Walk will implement a redesigned system of roads,
public parking, landscaping, public attractions,
walking promenades, street-level shopping and
four-star hotel developments.
The $30 million Beach Walk project
will include cafes, restaurants, a shopping
promenade and Aqualea, center (blue square).
Extending one-half mile, Beach
Walk will transform the look and feel of south
Clearwater Beach and bring new vitality to the
This $30 million project is
designed to bring visitors closer to the beach
and provide an environment that will draw new
hotel, retail, entertainment and restaurant
business for out-of-town visitors, residents,
and day trippers.
Beach Walk is expected to set
Clearwater apart as a destination for Tampa
Bay, the region, and the world. In short, Beach
Walk is the future of tourism in Clearwater.
Construction of this project began in January
2006 and is expected to take 3 ½ years to complete.
Aqualea is just steps away from this exciting
new attraction, putting you smack dab in the
middle of the action!
to Do in Clearwater
Clearwater and its island beaches
are superbly situated close to a variety of
recreational opportunities. Here are just a
few great ways to keep busy in this dazzling
Fun and Frolics
With miles of soft ivory sand,
surf and sparkling waterways, Clearwater's island
beaches are second to none. Clearwater Beach
has been certified as a Blue Wave Beach by the
Clean Beaches Council, which identifies the
cleanest, safest and most environmentally-conscious
beaches in the nation.
The area's other beaches, Caladesi
Island, Honeymoon Island and Sand Key Park beaches
also received the Blue Wave Designation.
Whether you want to work on
your tan or enjoy a variety of water sports
such as swimming, snorkeling, jet skiing, and
boating, the world-renown shorelines of Clearwater
are sure to please. Just don't forget your sunscreen!
The Gulf of Mexico
and local rivers in Clearwater offer endless
opportunities for glimpsing wildlife in its
natural habitat. Approximately 2,600 manatees
inhabit the city's springs, bays and canals,
feeding on aquatic plants. Everyone's favorite,
the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, can be seen
cavorting with beauty and grace.
Brooker Creek Preserve's 8,500 acres are home
to more than 160 bird species, 20 amphibians,
50 reptiles and 40 mammals, many of them rare
or protected. Even alligators can be found in
some areas (but don't get too close!).
Into hiking? Experience such "untraditional"
trails as the Osprey Nature Trail on Honeymoon
Island where the threatened ospreys increase
in numbers, or the Fred E. Marquis Pinellas
Trail, the longest and most recognized urban
trail in the U.S.
Sail away to
adventure! Home to the largest recreational
fishing fleet on the West Coast of Florida,
the Clearwater Marina is one of the city's major
Relax under the billowing sails
of a luxurious three-masted schooner, enjoy
an exhilarating ride on a speedboat, even cruise
the Gulf on an authentic pirate ship! The boats
at the Marina offer sightseeing, sailing, speed,
"hands on" marine life adventure,
dining and dancing, parasailing and more.
Clearwater is just a stone's throw
magical Orlando, which is home to Disney World,
Animal Kingdom, Universal Studios and much more.
But even right in the Clearwater/Tampa area
there's plenty to do:
Adventure Island - Take the kids to Tampa
Bay's only outdoor water theme park and slide,
soak and splash to your heart's content!
Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay
- An extraordinary atmosphere filled with naturalistic
animal habitats and shows, hair-raising roller
coasters and other rides, and dazzling live
entertainment. New this year is Sheikra, the
world's fastest, tallest and largest diving
Big Cat Rescue - Come
face-to-face with over 200 big cats and 20-plus
species of exotic and endangered cats, including
Asian lions, Siberian lynx, clouded leopards,
tigers, caracals and more.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium - View, touch
and experience bottlenose dolphins, loggerhead
sea turtles, river otters, sting rays, local
fish, coral reefs, mangroves and more.
Heritage Village - An open-air living
history museum featuring 23 "turn-of-the
century" structures, with two dating back
to the Civil War era.
Dunedin Fine Art Center/David L. Mason Children's
Art Museum - Includes a unique children's
museum in addition to works of many local and
Florida Botanical Gardens - Specialty
gardens featuring Florida plants, including
wildlife nesting habitat, restored wetlands
and natural bridges.
the Team Behind Aqualea
Resort and Residences is being developed by
NJR Development, LLC, headed by Neil Rauenhorst,
who brings 23 years of successful development
experience to the project, having created some
of the most attractive residential and hotel
real estate opportunities in Florida.
For Aqualea, NJR has carefully selected a team
of experts to design and manage what will become
one of the area's top beach resorts. Managing
architectural design is Nichols Brosch Wurst
Wolfe & Associates, a firm internationally
recognized for the creation of world-class hotels
The interiors of Aqualea are being designed
by Wilson & Associates, an internationally
acclaimed firm specializing in the custom designs
for luxury resorts worldwide.
Aqualea will be managed by Hyatt Corporation,
a name synonymous with quality. Along with incredible
amenities and an unsurpassed level of service,
Hyatt brings decades of experience in hospitality
management to the table.
units at Aqualea are nothing short of spectacular.
Each suite features designer furnishings and
special upgrades that showcase fine craftsmanship
and attention to detail, evident throughout
The condo hotel units at Aqualea
will offer panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico
and the Clearwater area.
Ranging from 522
to 1,828 square feet, each residence also offers
dramatic balcony views of the sparkling Gulf
waters, the expansive beach and the surrounding
area. Buyers will have the opportunity to choose
from a variety of floor plans and suite styles.
Choose from studios, one-
and two-bedroom condo hotel units, ranging in
size from 522 to 1,828 sq. ft.
- Elegant entrance foyer with
porcelain tile flooring
- Spacious balconies with
outdoor seating arrangements
- Tastefully appointed suites
with Tommy Bahama-style furniture
- "Live-in ready"
and outfitted with linens, silverware, plates,
towels and other necessities
- Custom crown moldings and
trim carpentry throughout the residence
- Residences smart-wired for
variety of advanced technologies
- Keyless entry system with
- Built-in entertainment area
with flat-screen television
- Monitored fire sprinklers,
smoke alarms and security system
- Private lockable owner's
- Premium stainless steel
kitchen appliance package
Each suite will also feature
magnificent energy-efficient picture windows
and sliding glass doors overlooking the beach,
resort pools and Beach Walk.
Owners may place their condo
hotel units in the voluntary rental program
managed by Hyatt Corporation.
of Aqualea began late 2006.
Available are studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom
luxury condo hotel units.
Upon selecting the vacation
home that's right for you, a 10% deposit
is needed upon contract signing. A second 10% is due after the 15-day recission period. Closings
are expected to take place when the building
is complete, which is scheduled for late 2009.
If you'd like
to get more details about Aqualea Resort and
Residences, we've prepared a data sheet that
will provide you all the information you need.
You'll have to give your contact information
(name, address, phone, e-mail) to receive this
data sheet. When you provide your information,
you'll be registered with this particular property
as a client of Condo Hotel Center.
here to request a data sheet for Aqualea Resort
Remember, the time to grab your
piece of paradise is right now - while there
are still units left. Aqualea is a world-class
resort that offers the ultimate in luxury living
in an idyllic beachside setting. Along with
the development of Beach Walk nearby, this property
will set Clearwater apart as a destination for
Tampa Bay, the region, and the world. Don't
get left behind - make sure you're part of the
exciting future of tourism in Clearwater!
Condo Hotel Center buyers can
get first-tier pricing for Phase I units.
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