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Leaving Lockdown and Welcoming ‘Space’ By Fairmont St Andrews

Posted: 26th August 2020

Fairmont St Andrews’ new mindful programme ‘Space’ celebrates the freedom of the hotel’s natural, romantic landscape and offers restorative escapism through luxurious accents before the coastal backdrop.

Set within a 520-acre estate in a unique coastal setting, Fairmont St Andrews offers unrivalled views across St Andrews Bay and beyond, allowing guests to feel complete seclusion and a sense of tranquility within its natural surroundings.

Promising a special brand of mindful luxury that will be remembered long after any visit, ‘Space’ provides a series of unique, thoughtfully designed experiences, responding to anticipated guest preferences within this ‘new normal’.

Spacious Tranquillity

A first for the hotel, guests are able to enjoy a delicious selection of cocktails and craft beers within a luxurious yurt, located on the dramatic cliffs that overlook the breathtaking vista of St Andrews Bay. The yurt provides the opportunity to be immersed in nature and comfort in an appropriate socially distanced setting.

Extensive Selections

Fairmont St Andrews has opened an exquisitely presented man- made beach with striped deckchairs, two hole putting green and extensive selection of the Moët range, Moët champagne cocktails and other al fresco choices. The new ‘Links Champagne Bar’ is an exciting new venture located at the grand entrance of the hotel in collaboration with Moët & Chandon.

Coastal Harmony

For those guests looking to explore further, the hotel is delighted to offer guided coastal path walks with Neil Dobson, St Andrews Marine Archaeologist. Whilst guests discover this remarkable piece of coastline, there is no better host to offer insight into the astonishing array of flora, fauna and history that surrounds the property. To enhance the adventure guests can also obtain luxury backpack picnics to ensure they are well nourished on their journey.

Exploring Habitats

For almost 30 years, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has been committed to proactively protecting its local environments. Fairmont’s Bee Sustainable program, features more than 20 honey bee apiaries and more than 20 wild pollinator bee hotels at Fairmont locations worldwide. The first luxury hotel brand to develop comprehensive on-site bee programming and now considered a leader in this space, guests are invited to enjoy a private talk with one of Fairmont St Andrews’ three Beekeepers onsite. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about our Bees, their habitat and explore their hives, with Bee suits provided.

Fairmont St Andrews benefits from a world-class golf resort within this naturally beautiful setting, for guests to enjoy. The famous Torrance course reopened on the 17th July and operates between the hours of 8am and 4pm.

John Keating, general manager of Fairmont St Andrews states, “Our landscape and unique coastal setting provides the prefect destination to safely experience nature, golf, open spaces, and exquisite dining. Guests will be warmly welcomed and able to enjoy the same calibre of experience they expect from Fairmont while adhering to the necessary safety measures.”

A truly unique and special hotel, Fairmont St Andrews makes for a visit to remember this year, with its peaceful setting and stunning cliff top views of St Andrews and the North Sea.

As part of Accor – the world-leading augmented hospitality group, Fairmont St Andrews benefits from the best in class ALLSAFE label, ensuring the most stringent cleaning standards and operational procedures in the world of hospitality.

Standing out from its competitors, the group has ensured that its visible, trusted and enhanced health and safety protocols are enveloped within the beautiful, thoughtful and elegant touch points that characterize a Fairmont property. Fairmont St Andrews has reviewed every element of the guest experience and on re-opening, guests will delight in the number of thoughtfully considered in-hotel and in-room experiences.

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