VIRGIN GORDA, British Virgin Islands -- The new Spa at Little Dix
Bay, set on a cliff overlooking the ocean, will herald the arrival
of the peak season in the Caribbean.
The spa's Dec. 15 debut will coincide with the opening of the
resort's two residential-style beachfront villas, both situated on
the west end of Little Dix's crescent beach.
Spa director Karen Shawn, formerly with Four Season Hotels &
Resorts, said the spa will feature healing techniques originally
used by the native Caribe Indians combined with modern therapeutic
Spa treatments will utilize natural ingredients from Virgin Gorda
and nearby islands, Shawn said.
Individualized treatment cottages, with patios overlooking the
sea, will house facial massage and wet treatment rooms and will
flank facilities including a relaxation patio, a plunge pool and a
meditation pool in tropical garden settings.
The free-standing Spa Suite will be used for private, half- or
full-day spa treatments such as massages for two and specialized
Exercise options include water sports, three hiking trails,
seven tennis courts and a fitness center.
A four-night Spa Sojourn package for two featuring daily
breakfast and dinner, transfers from Tortola's airport, a yoga
session and a daily spa treatment, is priced from $3,600 to $8,600
from Jan. 3 to March 31; $2,900 to $5,400 in April and again from
Nov. 15 to Dec. 19, 2003; and $2,500 from May 1 through Nov.
Rates are based on double occupancy and are priced according to
room categories; rates do not include taxes, service charges and
Little Dix's two-bedroom and three-bedroom stand-alone
waterfront villas feature a customized, wrought-iron entrance;
oversized rooms; dining pavilions, barbecue areas and outdoor
garden showers. Each villa has its own pool.
Nightly rates for a two-bedroom villa, which can accommodate up
to four guests, range from $2,500 from Jan. 3 through March 31;
$1,700 in April and Nov. 15 to Dec. 19, 2003; and $1,300 from May 1
through Nov. 14, 2003.
Three-bedroom rates, for up to six people, are $3,600, $2,500
and $1,800, per night, respectively, and do not include tax and
For more details, call (888) ROSEWOOD or visit www.rosewoodhotels.com.