9 Beaches' cabana makes the cover of US magazine

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Touted as one of the "10 best eco-chic resorts", Bermuda's 9 Beaches has made the cover of another US travel magazine.

One of the simply decorated over-water cabanas with its glass window in the floor is featured on the front of Coastal Living's April issue.

With more photos inside, the article says: "Bermuda is usually formal, but there's no need for evening dress at this casual outpost."

  • <b?Proud moment:</b> Nine Beaches' general manager Robin Gilbert is smiling a lot these days. The resort has just been featured on the cover of travel magazine Coastal Living, and the same picture is featured of the front of Budget Travel Magazine.

    Nine Beaches' general manager Robin Gilbert is smiling a lot these days. The resort has just been featured on the cover of travel magazine Coastal Living, and the same picture is featured of the front of Budget Travel Magazine.


Touted as one of the "10 best eco-chic resorts", Bermuda's 9 Beaches has made the cover of another US travel magazine.

One of the simply decorated over-water cabanas with its glass window in the floor is featured on the front of Coastal Living's April issue.

With more photos inside, the article says: "Bermuda is usually formal, but there's no need for evening dress at this casual outpost."

The writer says part of the resort's "eco-cred" is that "ocean breezes make using air-conditioning unnecessary, so your carbon footprint practically disappears."

The article says 9 Beaches' restaurant Hi Tide, "turns out some of the best meals on the Island".

But even in this economy, staying at the 84-cabana lux-casual resort isn't cheap. The article notes rates this season are from $280, with the six over-water cabanas going for just under $500 a night.

That rate does include daily breakfast. And if your budget can manage five nights, you get a sixth for free as part of a special promotion.

After a rocky start, 9 Beaches is now entering its fifth season in Bermuda.

It's owned by Island Resort Collection Sandys Ltd., headed by Russell Urban, Mike Mellow, Tom Chiders, David Dodwell and a number of private investors.

Other resorts featured in the article include California's Tree Bones Resort, Nicaragua's Morgan's Rock Hacienda & Eco-Lodge and Turkey's Yediburunlar Lighthouse on the Med.

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