Sandals Resorts International (SRI), parent company of Sandals Resorts,Beaches Resorts, and Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts, has announced the purchase of The Veranda Resorts & Residences in Turks & Caicos, a luxury property with beautifully appointed suites and villas and spectacular oceanfront views along Grace Bay.  The purchase will enable the expansion of the Award-winning BTC when the addition of The Veranda, to be renamed the Key West Luxury Village, is incorporated into the BTC operations; exact date to be announced. In the meantime, SRI will operate The Veranda as a stand-alone resort from December 17, 2012.

The Key West Luxury Village will feature studios, multi-bedroom suites and villas, perfect for visiting families, and will be the first major addition to the property since the grand opening of the resort’s Italian Village in 2009.  In addition to the 16 restaurants currently on property, guests will now have access to three new gourmet-dining establishments through the expansion, as well as a number of other luxurious amenities.