While the covers are not off this new Jimmy Buffett styled resort, you can still get a sneak peak via some cool technology.
ST THOMAS, Virgin Islands, U.S. – May 11, 2015 — Behind the laid-back theme of island tunes and lazy afternoons are a team of perfectionists that are working around the clock to finish the St Thomas Margaritaville Vacation Club, a partnership between Wyndham St Thomas Development LLC and Jimmy Buffett.
Formerly the Renaissance Grand Beach Palace, Wyndham has been engaged in a more than $100M renovation and modernisation program that reinvents the resort as a 262 unit Margaritaville themed resort. While guests will experience a relaxed and carefree atmosphere, behind the scenes architects and builders take the task of shaping the experience very seriously.
The swimming pool and surrounding landscaping are a renovation of the old Grand Beach Palace facilities, yet bear little resemblance. The difference is so striking that it’s impossible to truly appreciate without seeing it, and with months of construction to complete there was only one way to do that – virtually.
Archiform 3D, an international company that specializes in shaping new property developments, was engaged in October last year to assist, combining the architectural and landscape designs to show everyone where the project is heading. The results are astounding, with colours bursting from the gardens that compliment the Margaritaville’s tropical palette of pastel tones.
3D renderings were initially produced and the refinement process began, shaping each part to perfection, working around established trees and saving what could have been a small fortune in on-site experiments. A virtual tour was later produced, allowing potential buyers into the Vacation Club to tour what is essentially the heart of the experience.
The tour takes viewers past the “5 o’clock somewhere bar”, the swimming pool and the “LandShark Beach Bar”.
Wyndham started booking guests in March and are due to open next month, but if you cant wait until then check out Archiform 3D’s online virtual tour.