A New Masterpiece Hotel Joins Oetker Collection: Eden Rock – St Barths

A New Masterpiece Hotel Joins Oetker Collection: Eden Rock – St BarthsOetker Collection, the most prestigious European luxury hotel company, and the legendary Eden Rock – St Barths will collaborate on the fabulous island of St Barths, French West Indies.

Oetker Collection, with its iconic properties and its incredible following of well-traveled international clientele, will manage the core hotel business and assist in further developing the Eden Rock Villa Rental business (ERVR). Additionally, property design and construction firm ‘Propco’ will be enhanced.

“A partnership has been created between the Matthews Family as Owner Partner and the Oetker Collection as Manager Partner,” said David Matthews, Executive Chairman of the Eden Rock Group of companies in St Barths. “St Barths is such an interesting and unique place in the world. There is so much more we can do together in St Barths and for the good of the island, too.”

A New Masterpiece Hotel Joins Oetker Collection: Eden Rock – St Barths“True masterpiece hotels are like gold nuggets – nearly impossible to find,” said CEO of Oetker Collection Frank Marrenbach. “Eden Rock was created by fine hard-working people and is a shining example of true hospitality. We are very happy to be back in St Barths, the principle destination in the Caribbean, and are absolutely delighted to welcome Eden Rock – our eighth masterpiece hotel within the Oetker Collection. I look forward to this partnership with great enthusiasm which enhances our global offering by extending our portfolio from Europe via the Indian Ocean and now on to the Caribbean. We are very confident in the success of Eden Rock with the Matthews’ ownership loyalty committed to the island of St Barths now partnering with the Oetker Collection which has been managing fine hotels since 1923 in Baden Baden.”

Built 70 years ago and located on a rocky promontory in St Jean Bay, surrounded by white coral sandy beaches, clear blue sea and a coral reef full of wild sea life, Eden Rock – St Barths provides impeccable attention to detail and unparalleled levels of service with a driven commitment to creating a unique destination for the world’s elite vacationers.

A New Masterpiece Hotel Joins Oetker Collection: Eden Rock – St Barths

The hotel offers 34 highly individual accommodations located “on the rock” and dotted along the beach or set within lush green gardens. Each guest room or suite is individually decorated by Jane Matthews in her unique style, providing a generous and non-corporate approach. Villa Nina and Villa Rockstar (16,000 sq.ft. including a recording studio featuring the legendary Neve mixing console used by John Lennon to record his “Imagine” music) complete the accommodation offer.

Eden Rock – St Barths’ Executive Chef is world famous Jean-Georges Vongerichten, who offers exciting menus celebrating his personal favorite dishes at “On The Rocks” for dinner. Lunch at Eden Rock is inspired by the brilliant New York City ABC kitchen concept of Jean-Georges and is specially adapted for The Sand Bar and the Caribbean region.

The Eden Rock Art Gallery, Rockshop fashion boutique, water sports, diving, yachting and fishing compete within the endless list of activities, in addition to a perfect day lounging at the beach. All of this is offered on the independent and celebrated island of St Barths, French West Indies.

A New Masterpiece Hotel Joins Oetker Collection: Eden Rock – St BarthsOetker Collection embraces eight luxury hotels:

  • L’Apogée Courchevel – a luxury chalet with a warm and family atmosphere offering the most desirable skiing experience at the top of Courchevel 1850 in the French Alps.
  • Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa – the most iconic grand hotel, amidst a sprawling private park in Baden-Baden, Germany. The historic Villa Stéphanie will soon open its doors to offer Europe’s most refined and innovative spa experience.
  • Le Bristol Paris – an authentic Parisian palace, the ultimate reference for French Art-de-Vivre, ideally located on the prestigious rue du Faubourg St-Honoré.
  • Château Saint-Martin & Spa – a romantic chateau of excellence nestled in the heart of Provence, boasting breathtaking views over the Mediterranean coastline.
  • Eden Rock – St Barths – a luxurious retreat in Saint-Barths built on a rocky promontory, surrounded by white sandy beaches, and turquoise sea; French art de vivre in the heart of the Caribbean
  • Fregate Island Private – a jewel of conservation featuring lush forest, wild fauna, and overlooking the crystal waters of the Seychelles. Unique on the Planet.
  • Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc – a legendary luxury hotel at the centre of a scenic private park, where old-world glamour meets modern luxury at the tip of the Cap d’Antibes.
  • Palais Namaskar – a peaceful oasis with contemporary and sophisticated design set in the Palmeraie, the most exclusive residential area in Marrakech.

Oetker Collection is one of the most inspiring selections of masterpiece hotels in the world. The name ‘Masterpiece Hotels’ includes a pledge; a commitment to provide service of the highest quality, every hour of every day. The pearl as a symbol combines singularity, beauty and quality. The individual pearls bind together to form a unique string of pearls.

Each property is one-of-a-kind, reflecting the unique European heritage and sharing the highest levels of service internationally with exceptional and historic architecture & interiors combining with great attention to detail. For more information please visit www.oetkercollection.com