Atlantis—the behemoth Bahamian resort best known for its pink architecture, family-friendly waterslides and manta ray lagoons—is offering a $25,000 VIP package to lure deep-pocketed guests.
The five-night getaway deal, pegged to the property’s 25th anniversary, comes as Atlantis seeks to upgrade its fine dining scene by gobbling up restaurants overseen by famous chefs. The sprawling destination already boasts a Nobu outpost from Japanese sushi legend Nobu Matsuhisa and FISH by Spanish superchef José Andrés.
Italian culinary maestro Michael White will soon open his restaurant Paranza in Atlantis’ The Cove, making it the only hotel in the region currently collaborating with three Michelin-starred chefs. What’s more, restaurateur Danny Meyer’s Shake Shack is slated to launch an Atlantis franchise this summer, which will instantly upgrade the resort’s burger options.
In March, Atlantis flexed its culinary muscle with the inaugural Nassau Paradise Island Wine and Food Festival. Celebrity chefs Andrew Zimmern, Aarón Sánchez, Alex Guarnaschelli, J.J. Johnson and Duff Goldman mingled with attendees, who were treated to tasting events, cooking demos, an exclusive Wyclef Jean concert and a DJ set by…