Choice Hotels International will add a new member hotel to its Ascend Collection portfolio in the Caribbean.

The Royale Caribbean Resort & Spa, which is under construction, is located on the island of Anguilla.

The high-end boutique hotel is owned by Quincy and Sonia Gumbs and is slated to open in January 2011.

The 80-room property will feature three restaurants, a 10,000ft² spa, a conch-shaped pool and 28,000ft² of meeting space including banquet rooms and boardrooms.