Another resort is set to open next
year on Grace Bay Beach in Providenciales, Turks and
The $100 million,
81-suite Seven Stars resort will debut during the
2007-2008 winter season.
The property will
feature the Bice restaurant of Milan and New York, a pool, a water
sports and spa fitness center and a business center with laptops
for personal use.
A shuttle service
will transport guests to and from the nearby 18-hole golf course at
the Provo Country Club.
For more details,
Globe goes blue
Blue Horizons Garden Resort attained the
Green Globe Benchmark Certificate under the new
Green Globe Certification program for environmental
first obtained the Green Globe Benchmark distinction in 2004, but
it expired when the property was closed as a result of Hurricane
Ivan in September of that year.
During the $1.5
million renovation that followed, the resort followed strict
environmental practices with an eye toward attaining the Green
Globe Certification again.
practices instituted at Blue Horizons that paved the way for the
benchmark status include creation of an organic composting heap;
installation of solar water-heating systems and water-saving shower
heads and toilets; use of energy-saving air conditioners in the
rooms and insulation on the roofs to reduce heat; and guest
involvement in programs such as towel re-use, garbage separation
information, visit www.grenadabluehorizons.com.
52-roomInn at Robert's Grove in Placencia, Belize,
offers all-inclusive getaways through May 31. Each package features
roundtrip air within Belize, land transfers, all meals, standard
first-floor accommodations with air conditioning, ceiling fans,
cable TV, a terrace and access to three pools, rooftop Jacuzzis,
tennis, water sports and bicycles.
the three-night Beach Odyssey, with two off-site excursions, for
$875 per person, double, and the seven-night Adventure plan, with
snorkeling, a Mayan ruins trip and cave swimming, for $1,970 per
person, double. Call (800) 565-9757.
Jolly Beach Resort on Antigua launched its
first-ever online booking engine at its recently revamped www.jollybeachresort.com Web site.
book the new Online Fall Savings Special and travel by Dec. 20
receive a rate of $138 per night, double.
Rack rates from
Dec. 21 through April 15 start at $184 per room, per night, double;
children from 3 to 11 stay for $52 per night when sharing with
adults; kids under 3 are free at all times. Rates cover
accommodations; taxes and service charges; meals and drinks; water
sports; Kidz Club activities; and entertainment.
Gay Nagle Myers is Travel Weekly's Caribbean editor. E-mail
her at [email protected].