Tidbits from the Islands

Following is a series of short items on what's happening in the Caribbean islands:

Through Dec. 20, Sonesta Beach Resort & Villas Anguilla features its Indulgence package, priced at $390 per room, per night, double.

Included are luxury accommodations and a selection of wine and hors d'oeuvres delivered each afternoon.

For details, call (800) SONESTA.

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Mustique's 20-room Cotton House offers a seven-night package priced at $3,320 for two with accommodations, breakfast and dinner daily and a rental car for two days through Dec. 19.

Cotton House is closed for renovations through Oct. 12.

For more information, call (877) 240-9945 or visit the Web site at www.cottonhouse.net.

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Anguilla's Cap Juluca discounted suites and villas by up to 64% on stays through Dec. 19.

The Suite Experience is priced from $762 to $2,625 per night, depending on the size of accommodations.

For example, a two-bedroom patio suite is priced from $762 per night while a five-bedroom pool suite is priced from $2,050 per night.

The hotel is closed through Oct. 25. A four-night minimum stay is required for the discounted rates.

To book, call (888) 8-JULUCA or visit the Web site at www.capjuluca.com.

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Clients at Barbados' Cobblers Cove can explore the waters of the Caribbean on the resort's five-night dive package.

Through Dec. 18, the plan, priced from $2,895 per couple, covers suite accommodations, two meals a day and three dives daily with use of equipment.

Cobblers Cove features an Exchange Dining program for dinner with three other properties.

Commission is paid on the entire package.

To book, call (800) 890-6060 or visit the resort on line at www.cobblerscove.com.

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Grand Bahama Island's Our Lucaya offers a two-night spa sampler through Dec. 21, priced from $939 per person, double.

Included are superior accommodations, use of the fitness center and exercise classes, a facial, a hydrotherapy treatment, a manicure and a massage.

For details, call (877) OUR-LUCAYA or visit www.ourlucaya.com.

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Treasure Beach Hotel in St. James, Barbados, offers the Week of Memories package.

The seven-night plan is priced from $1,960 per couple in pool suite accommodations or from $2,310 in an ocean suite.

The rate covers transfers, welcome gifts and one dinner.

Also included is a choice of a catamaran lunch cruise, a half-day island tour or a tour and afternoon tea at Fisher Pond House.

A meal plan is available for an additional $45 per person, per day.

For details, call (246) 432-1346 or log on to www.barbados.org/hotels/treasure.htm.

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Bitter End Yacht Club on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands will host the North Sound Adventure Challenge on Oct. 27.

The daylong competition includes a three-mile run, a six-mile kayak race and a seven-mile sail.

Four-person teams must include one female, three team members over the age of 30 and one over 50.

The $400 entry fee is waived for teams who stay at Bitter End for four or more nights.

Nightly rates start at $430 per room, double.

For information, call (800) 872-2392 or visit www.beyc.com.

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Point Grace in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, presents a three-night Quick Getaway program through Dec. 18.

Priced at $999 per couple, the package covers suite accommodations with daily continental breakfast and two dinners for two.

For details, call (888) 682-3705 or e-mail [email protected].

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Island Destinations offers discounted package rates to Parrot Cay in Turks & Caicos and CuisinArt Resort and Spa in Anguilla this fall.

Through Oct. 26, the five-night Summer Seclusion package at Parrot Cay is priced from $1,258 per person, double, representing a 60% savings.

The price includes a space-available room upgrade, two meals a day and one massage per person.

From Oct. 27 through Nov. 16, the Indulgence package at CuisinArt is priced from $1,655 per person, double, representing a savings of 40%.

The plan covers daily breakfasts; a massage, facial and personal training session or tennis lesson, and one lunch and one dinner for two.

For more information, call Island Destinations at (877) 902-2525.

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Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort in St. Lucia promotes a Tee Time package priced from $970 per room, double, for seven nights through Dec. 20.

The package covers accommodations, four rounds of golf and daily breakfast.

To book, call (800) 743-9609 or e-mail [email protected].

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Nisbet Plantation Beach Club in Nevis invites guests to a tree-trimming party during its Christmas celebrations from Dec. 21 through Jan. 2.

Nightly rates are $500 per couple and cover cottage accommodations, meals and use of snorkeling equipment.

A seven-night minimum stay is required.

Activities include crab races, a tour of Newcastle Pottery, a wine tasting, a tennis tournament and a cricket match.

Holiday menus are offered throughout the period; special meals will be prepared on Christmas and New Year's Eve.

To book, contact Island Resorts Reservations at (800) 742-6008 or visit the resort on the Web at www.nisbetplantation.com.

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