Resort floats water-sports plans

VIRGIN GORDA, British Virgin Islands -- Clients can enjoy the unlimited use of a fleet of 100 sailboats, windsurfers, outboard skiffs and ocean kayaks, which is included in the daily rate at Bitter End Yacht Club here.

All meals, accommodations and boating instructions also are covered. Daily rates through Oct. 31 range from $430 to $525 per room, double.

Most families opt for the five-night-or-longer Admiral's Family plan, which is valid year-round.

This also includes a daily schedule of water excursions to reefs, snorkeling sites and remote islands; a sailing course; cocktail cruises; and roundtrip ferry transfers from Tortola.

The five-night rate starts at $2,150, double; the seven-night plan starts at $3,010. An extra guest age 12 or younger in the same room is $50 per night; it is $100 for those age 13 and up.

Children under the age of 5 stay free with parents through Nov. 22. During the Christmas-New Year's season, an extra person in the same room is $125 per night.

Participating tour operators include Gogo Worldwide Vacations, Classic Custom Vacations, Happy Vacations and Travel Impressions.

See related story: Families in focus at Bitter End Yacht Club.

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