Selling the Caribbean

  • Golden Rock Plantation Inn on Nevis is offering seven-night packages for two, with four dinners and daily breakfasts plus a choice of activities, such as hiking, biking, sailing, snorkeling or scuba diving. Depending upon the accommodations selected, prices start at $2,356 or $2,643 for the Romantic-Adventure; $2,466 or $2,753 for Xtreme Adventure, and $2,036 or $2,323 for the Do-Nothing package. The rates are valid through April 14.
  • Golden Rock Hotel
    Phone: (809) 469-3346
    Web: www.interknowledge.com/stkitt-nevis/golden-rock/

  • The Radisson Cable Beach Resort in Nassau introduced Radisson Rewards for travel agents and meeting planners. Agents who book groups by June 30 can choose from various rewards, including a one-hour group cocktail party; a deluxe coffee break; continental breakfast; suite upgrades for VIPs, or a complimentary three-night stay for the agent. Travel must be completed by Dec. 31.
  • Radisson Cable Beach
    Phone: (800) 432-0221

  • Seminars and scuba are the highlights of the first Grenada Dive Venture. The 10-day event is slated for June 13 to 22 and includes wreck dives, reef dives and seminars on dive topics. Hiking and turtlewatching are also available. Dive operators on Grenada are offering packages for the event.
  • Grenada Board of Tourism
    Phone: (800) 927-9554
    Web: www.grenada.org

  • Kadushi Cliffs in Curacao is offering a Caribbean Honeymoon Getaway package this year. Components include accommodations for two in a two-bedroom villa with a Jacuzzi; a welcome drink; a bottle of champagne; daily breakfasts; a four- or seven-day car rental, and dinner for two with wine. Also featured are a boat trip, a one-night stay on the first anniversary and an escorted nature tour. The four-night plan is priced at $1,320 per couple. The seven-night package costs $2,065 per couple.
  • Kadushi Cliffs
    Phone: (800) KADUSHI

  • Grand Case Beach Club on St. Martin is the focus of several winter packages from TNT Vacations. The packages include air fare from Boston, transfers, accommodations, tax and gratuities, daily continental breakfasts and tennis. Rates start at $999 per person, double, for a seven-night stay in a studio and at $1,249 for seven nights in a one-bedroom apartment.
  • TNT Vacations
    Phone: (888) 468-6846

  • Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa in Nassau is offering discounts on stays of three or more nights. Valid through April 4, couples booking three-, four- or five-night stays save $224 off published rack rates; a six-night stay saves $455.
    Phone: (800) SANDALS
  • Windjammer Landing Resort, St. Lucia has moved its sales and marketing office from Miami to Hawthorne, N.J. Sharon Bennett is the new sales and marketing manager.
  • Windjammer Landing
    Phone: (800) 958-7376
    E-mail: [email protected]

  • Aruba Sonesta Resorts at Seaport Village is seeking to lure women golfers with its Go, Girl package. The plan features one room for two women, one buffet theme dinner for two, a one-day Jeep rental and a one-hour massage for each guest. The three-night package for two is priced from $886 for standard accommodations to $1,018 for a deluxe room.
  • Aruba Sonesta
    Phone: (800) SONESTA

  • Club Med St. Lucia has a seven-night inclusive package from $1,099 per person, double, through April 10. Flights depart from New York, Boston, Washington, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Rates start at $899 for children ages 4 to 11 and $699 for ages 2 and 3.
  • Club Med
    Phone: (800) CLUB MED

  • Art lovers can explore the culture of Haiti with a one-week package from El Rancho Hotel in Petionville and Moulin Sur Mer on the Cote des Arcadins. The seven-night package includes transfers, meals and a guided tour with lecture at the museum at Moulin Sur Mer, where guests will spend three nights. Four nights are spent at El Rancho Hotel. Included are daily breakfasts, one lunch, one dinner and a lecture on Haitian art. During the tour, guests visit the Museum of Haitian Art, St. Trinity Cathedral, the Iron Market and the Square of National Heroes. Rates start at $931 per person, double. Shorter packages also are available. Both hotels are Elegant Resorts International properties.
  • Elegant Resorts International
    Phone: (800) 237-3237

  • The Saba Travel Information Guide is now available through the Saba Tourist Bureau. The 12-page publication features photos as well as listings for accommodations, activities and transportation.
  • Saba Tourist Office
    Phone: (800) 722-2394
    Fax: (561) 394-4595
    Web: www.turq.com/saba
    E-mail: [email protected]

  • The Cosmos Day Spa and the Flying Fishbone on Aruba are open for business. The full-service spa features massages, fitness activities and beauty treatments. Visitors also can use the spa's beach before or after treatments. In addition, the beachfront Flying Fishbone restaurant on the same site opens at 6 p.m. for dinner.
  • Cosmos Day Spa/Flying Fishbone
    Phone: (011) 297-845895

  • The Mill Resort & Suites in Aruba now offers a spa with separate saunas and steam rooms for men and women as well as a Jacuzzi and fitness equipment. Massages, facials, manicures and other treatments are available for an extra charge.
  • The Mill Resort & Suites
    Phone: (800) 992-2015

  • Travel Impressions is offering three- to seven-night packages to Grande Case Beach Club in St. Martin. The offer includes accommodations, tax, airport transfers, daily continental breakfasts and tennis. The prices start at $481 per person, double, for three nights; $634 for four nights, and $1,093 for seven.
  • Travel Impressions
    Phone (516) 845-8000

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