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750 N Saint Paul St.
Ste 250, PMB 14783
Dallas, Texas 75201

20-villa independent lifestyle property slated to open in 2024 on the sand in the US Virgin Islands.

St. Thomas, USVI – November 16, 2023 – By-The-Sea Resort Properties, developers of a stunning new luxury resort rising above the picturesque sands of Botany Bay, are delighted to announce their selection of Practice Hospitality to manage the property. This marks a significant milestone in the development of the resort which is poised to become the most sought-after boutique destination on the island, blending unparalleled luxury with the natural beauty and historical richness of the region.


Practice Hospitality, an award-winning boutique management company, was chosen by By-The-Sea Resort Properties, LLC after an extensive search for a partner who shared their vision of creating an exquisite and unforgettable guest experience. With a proven track record of managing exceptional properties, this resort will be the sixth hotel under Practice Hospitality's expert management.


Scheduled for a grand opening at the end of 2024, the resort promises to offer an idyllic experience to travelers seeking luxury getaways, romantic honeymoons, dream weddings, family reunions, and executive retreats. Overlooking crystal blue waters where the Caribbean meets the Atlantic, the resort boasts 20 villas perched above the sea, offering breathtaking views and unrivaled tranquility.


Botany Bay, on the secluded western end of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, boasts an incredible blend of natural beauty and exclusive allure, making it an ideal destination for discerning travelers. The resort will feature two pools, a spa, fine-dining restaurant, casual beach bar and eatery, and a chef's table with wine tasting. Beyond these new amenities, the site is home to lush hillsides for hiking, beautiful beaches, and layers of historical significance dating back to the island's earliest inhabitants that will be artfully incorporated into the overall guest experience and provide a dramatic setting for unforgettable vacations and once-in-a-lifetime memories.


Owner of By-The-Sea Resort Properties, LLC, Jesse Ferrer, expressed his excitement about this partnership. "I believe that Practice Hospitality shares our passion for creating a resort that becomes a cherished destination for generations of travelers," said Jesse Ferrer. "With their remarkable portfolio and industry connections, we are confident in their ability to help us deliver on our vision."


Bashar Wali, Founder & CEO of Practice Hospitality, shared the enthusiasm. "We are truly honored to have been selected to manage this extraordinary hotel," Wali stated. "We are dedicated to crafting remarkable and memorable experiences and look forward to providing guests with a sense of luxury, ritual, and adventure that will keep them coming back."


With Practice Hospitality at the helm, the resort By-The-Sea Resort Properties, LLC is bringing to life on Botany Bay in St. Thomas is sure to become one of the most sought-after destinations in the Caribbean and an idyllic escape where dreams come true and unforgettable memories are created.




Headquartered in Dallas with a portfolio of properties across the U.S., Practice Hospitality was named one of Lodging Magazine’s top management companies in 2021, 2022 and 2023. With expertise in independent and brand affiliated properties, the company specializes in operating lifestyle hotels with intentionally crafted, deeply resonate experiences and soul.

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