Inside Prince William, Kate Middleton’s hotel stay in the Bahamas

Prince William and Kate Middleton’s luxurious stay at a Bahamas resort included Nobu sushi, $600 robes, reinforced security, and plenty of rum punch.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge received the royal treatment during their two-night stay at The Cove on Atlantis Paradise Island for the final stop on their controversial tour of the Caribbean.

“They were so friendly to the resort staff and smiled at the guests they passed. They looked like they were enjoying their stay,” a source told Page Six, adding that the couple had a very busy schedule but seemed “happy” and “relaxed” when they got back to the hotel.

William, 39, and Middleton, 40, stayed in the luxurious three-bedroom, 4,830-square-foot penthouse suite, featuring ocean views, a large living room, office, fully equipped kitchen and 10-set dining area. .

We were told that the duo took part in a number of outdoor activities, with the source telling us that at one point they “came back from sailing in the rain” and were “soaked and came back to the resort smiling.”

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stayed in the Bahamas during their royal tour of the Caribbean.
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Middleton also heard she FaceTimed their children, Prince George, 8, Princess Charlotte, 6, and Prince Louis, 3, to show them the beach view from their suite.

As for the cuisine, the Duke and Duchess enjoyed several meals in the comfort of their penthouse, including afternoon tea served on fine china. They were treated to ladyfinger chocolate chip cookies, lemon meringue mini tarts, raspberry pastries and freshly baked scones with jam and cream.

They stayed in the penthouse during their two night stay.
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“They ordered rum punch two nights in a row,” the source said. “On their first night, the Duke asked for pizza with pepperoni. … On their second night, they asked for Nobu, one of the resort’s restaurants.”

They ordered sushi, sashimi and grilled salmon with teriyaki served on a bed of noodles.

The source added, “Mango smoothies at breakfast seemed to be a hit.”

The couple enjoyed a beautiful view of the tropical grounds.
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We’re told the royal couple had no specific requirements and their stay was “low-key,” but the hotel prepared the room with flowers and gifts, including NiLuu bathrobes (which retail for $585), treats from upscale candy store Sugarfina and handmade gifts from local Bahamian artists. The hotel also made sure Middleton had her alleged favorite cocktail, The Crack Baby, ready, as well as William’s favorite beer, Stella Artois.

As for maintaining the safety of the royal couple, we were told the resort had “enhanced security” and worked with the royal security team to ensure everything ran smoothly.

William and Middleton were treated to a special afternoon tea.
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William and Middleton stayed at the hotel from March 24 to 26 on the final leg of their royal Caribbean tour celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee.

But things turned controversial when the couple had to cancel a planned visit to a cocoa plantation in Belize after locals protested their arrival by helicopter in the middle of a village.

Kate Middleton and Prince William
They ordered rum punch two nights in a row.
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They were further criticized when Jamaican politician Lisa Hanna called out the prince for condemning slavery in the Caribbean in the past, but taking no real action with “reparations and justice.”

“All we ask is reciprocity by taking our advocacy seriously, and that together we can right the historical wrongs and reset the political, economic and social system for generations to come,” Hanna, 46, wrote in an op-ed for The Guardian. week.

We hear the royals loved mango smoothies for breakfast.
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Hanna’s criticism came after she met the couple and was accused of cold shouldering Middleton, though she denied the accusation.

“I have nothing but respect for Catherine as a person, and I have treated her with that respect and warmth, as evidenced by many other photos and videos of our interaction,” she said.

William announced the Caribbean tour was an “opportunity to reflect”, saying in a statement: “I know this tour has raised questions about the past and the future. In Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas, the people decide about that future.”

A source tells us that the hotel stepped up security on their arrival.
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The Duke and Duchess embarked on their tour of Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas in a bid to prevent Commonwealth Caribbean countries from following the example of Barbados, which voted to cut ties with the British monarchy in 2020.

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