The 818 space code has gone worldwide. Kendall Jenner not too long ago opened the primary 818 Tequila location exterior the US.
The Publish went there to offer readers a sneak peek: The 818 Shack serves $18 tequila-based cocktails and Mexican-inspired bites on the luxurious SLS Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas.
The 299-room monochromatic pink resort overlooks the glowing cerulean waters of the Caribbean, offering Instagrammable spots at each flip. It’s tough to cease taking selfies — even when your sister is on her approach to jail.
The Tulum-style cocktail lounge is about contained in the unbelievable $200 million Baha Bay beachfront waterpark, which opened final yr as a part of the huge Baha Mar resort advanced.
Visitors really feel like a Kar-Jenner strolling the purple carpet as they descend the stone steps from the SLS constructing to the primary pool to lounge on seashore chairs or in personal cabanas, or to affix some leggy birds in flamingo yoga.
The treelined boardwalk gives every thing from ice cream to a stingray aquarium. Whereas absorbing the solar, peek via the palms on the “occasion pool” bumping Kygo and serving bottle service all day.
Just a few sandy steps off Cable Seaside, Baha Bay boasts 24 water slides, a surf simulator and a not-so-lazy river; luxe poolside lounge areas with full-service personal cabanas; the world’s first on line casino gaming pavilion inside a water park; and now the 818 Shack.
The 818 location made its 242 debut in September. Jenner arrived to have a good time the opening — simply in time for the discharge of her ultra-premium Añejo tequila, the Eight Reserve mix.
Removed from being only a shack, the brand new location is the proper spot to refuel after the fun of putting your bets and screaming down slides — bringing a childhood rush of pleasure and nervousness.
Guests ought to get these Skims prepared! The open-air spot gives a full menu of savory snacks, just like the $10 tangy esquite, served in flawless bite-sized parts, and the mouthwatering $17 ribeye empanadas with the proper crunch.
And, in fact, tequila! tequila! tequila! Jenner even has a drink named for her: the Berry Mint Kenny — a mix of 818 Blanco, strawberries, recent lime juice and agave syrup that appeared to be a crowd pleaser.
For those who’re not within the temper — or of age — to sip tequila, there are additionally mocktails and $10 pressed juices, together with a refreshing cucumber concoction. Let’s simply hope Jenner isn’t the one slicing the veggies.
Visitors can chill out on the Baha Bay Lagoon, a state-of-the-art 20,000 square-foot wave pool or reap the benefits of the 818 Shack’s liquid braveness to climb the steps of the Thunderball, a high-velocity, six-story, 79-foot near-vertical open drop slide. It’s extra dramatic than actuality TV.
While you’re tapped out, resortgoers have a straightforward and delightful stroll via the plush greenery to return to their room on the SLS Baha Mar — or the Grand Hyatt or Rosewood resorts — that are additionally a part of the 1,000-acre Baha Mar.
The 818 Shack is the most recent everlasting fixture on the Bahamian property, however Jenner isn’t the one celeb to arrange store on the beautiful spot. Bruno Mars hosted a pool occasion there Labor Day weekend to to have a good time his SelvaRey Rum partnership with Baha Mar, whereas Tiger Woods and Justin Timberlake opened Baha Mar’s unique VIP lounge, Nexus.