Accor, Terres de Légendes signs first MGallery hotel in the Caribbean

The hotel will be located in Saint-Martin and is set to open in 2025

Accor in partnership with Terres de Légendes announced the signing of a new hotel development, The Whimsy Hotel & Spa Saint-Martin – MGallery Collection. Located in the vibrant heart of Saint-Martin, it will be the first MGallery hotel to open in the Caribbean.

The Whimsy Hotel & Spa Saint-Martin – MGallery Collection will serve as a sanctuary for relaxation, adventure, and rejuvenation for the travellers from around the world.

Set to open in 2025, The Whimsy Hotel & Spa Saint-Martin – MGallery Collection is poised to be a storied and sophisticated destination full of luxury, beauty, and culture. The project will encompass 165 hotel rooms, including 40 suites. The hotel will feature an array of amenities including a restaurant, three bars (Lobby Beach Bar, Rooftop Bar, Pool Juice Bar), a spa with four treatment rooms, a fitness centre, and a 250-square-meter MICE facility. With its unique rooftop bar and beach club, the hotel is expected to become a major F&B&E destination on the island.

“The hotel will serve as a gateway for guests to explore the island’s rich heritage and captivating stories. It will stand as a symbol of refined luxury, exceptional interior design, and mindfulness, contributing positively to the community. We look forward to welcoming travellers to experience the distinctive allure and memorable moments of MGallery in Marigot,” stated Maud Bailly, CEO of Sofitel, MGallery, and Emblems.

Commenting on the project announcement, Edouard Schwob, Senior Vice President Luxury Development, Accor Americas, said, “The Whimsy will serve as an iconic addition to the MGallery Collection brand’s presence in the Caribbean, characterized by purposeful architecture and intricate local storytelling through every touchpoint. Our expanding footprint in key destinations across the Caribbean continues to grow, with many more of our brands set to open in the market over the next five years.”

Patrice Seguin, Founder of Terres de Légendes and President of the Tourism Association of Saint-Martin (Club du Tourisme de Saint-Martin), expressed, Our collaboration with Accor exemplifies this approach. This commitment to partnering with industry leaders extends across the hospitality sector, where we consistently set the highest standards for every project. The Whimsy is a testament to this strategy, and we believe it will redefine Saint-Martin’s hospitality landscape, contributing to the island’s economy and cultural richness.”

“The Caribbean represents a strategic zone for the development of the MGallery brand, a destination revealed among the 4 key destination clusters for future global travellers. Accor remains steadfast in its commitment to expanding its presence in the Caribbean,” concludes Xavier Grange, Chief Development Officer for Sofitel, MGallery and Emblems.