Resort slates 'Welcome' plan

ST. JAMES, Barbados -- Sandy Lane is promoting a four-night Welcome plan through Dec. 13. The package, priced at $4,000 for two, guarantees a room upgrade to a luxury ocean room.

Also included are dinners with a bottle of wine, daily breakfast, roundtrip transfers, unlimited golf, use of the spa and two treatments per day.

Nightly rates through Dec. 13 range from $1,200 to $2,500 for rooms and suites; penthouses are priced from $5,000.

The holiday season is already sold out, but winter rates, available Jan. 4 to April 4, were reduced from $1,400 to $800 per night to spur advanced bookings.

All rates are per room, per night, double, and cover breakfast, taxes and tips, use of water-sports equipment and the services of a private butler.

To book, call (866) 444-4080 or visit the Web site at

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