Grace Bay Resorts, a boutique developer and operator of premier luxury resorts and branded residences in the Turks and Caicos Islands, has appointed Atira Simsit as General Manager of South Bank, the island’s newest residential luxury resort and mega yacht marina. We will announce that Located on 31 acres of serene shoreline in Long Bay, it is scheduled to open in late 2023. Developed by Windward, creators of luxury homes and resort waterfront communities in the Turks and Caicos Islands, the unprecedented new development features four distinct contemporary neighborhoods and access. to South Bank Marina. With nearly 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Cimsit will oversee South Bank’s pre-opening.
Born in British Columbia, Canada, Simsit graduated from Kukurova University in Adana, Turkey with a BA in Hospitality Management and began his career in the luxury cruising industry with Crystal Cruises. Cimsit continued to expand her hospitality expertise with her food and beverage roles at her Tigh-Na-Mara Resort and her Aviawest Resorts on Vancouver Island. He directed the pre-opening of St. Regis his Istanbul before beginning his first term as general manager at his inn in Qualicum Beach, British Columbia. In 2018, Cimsit moved to the Turks and Caicos Islands, Private He Estates He joined the Kay team at COMO He Parrot He then served as Director of the Guest Experience. In his spare time, Cimsit enjoys traveling abroad and enjoys water sports and cycling.
With the first phase opening in late 2023, South Bank will offer waterfront residences ranging from one to seven bedrooms. Spread across four low-density districts, each with its own personality. Piero Lissoni, world-famous architect and designer. From beachfront villas to boathouses with private docks, Southbank homes exude a modern, sophisticated Caribbean aesthetic, promoting seamless indoor/outdoor living through waterfront views and natural design elements. Southbank offers owners a never-ending vacation lifestyle and access to innovative amenities such as a fully serviced boat concierge and marina. A calm and unique swimming lagoon. Outdoor pool with fire pit lounge. Beach front of chic white sand. fine dining; and a spa and revitalizing fitness center overlooking the lagoon and beautiful relaxation island.