THE ANGELUS RESORT AND SPA ST. KITTS
Bay celebrates the April 30 opening of 36 of its planned 102
studio, one- and two-bedroom units with a 20% commission booking
incentive through Sept. 20. Scott Ward, acting general manager and
vice president, said the 15-acre property will debut its Aveda Spa
this summer. Opening rates start at $69 for a mountainview studio
and run up to $199 for a two-bedroom oceanview suite; rates are per
room, per night, double. Amenities include ceramic floors, king
bed, 27-inch cable television with VCR, refrigerator, wet bar,
microwave, stove, washer/dryer and coffeemaker. Ward described the
resort as having "an at-home Caribbean feeling not found in
traditional hotel settings." For details, visit www.angelusstkitts.com
or call (800) 530-4340.
FIRST-QUARTER ARRIVALS to the Cayman Islands
were up 8.6% over the same period last year, according to Pilar
Bush, acting director of tourism. March arrival figures increased
• Hyatt's Caribbean resorts are offering a Summer Fun Family Plan
June 1 through Aug. 31 that includes a free night based on minimum
length of stay and the option of purchasing a second room at 50%
for kids 18 and under traveling with parent(s). Room rates begin at
$185 per room, per night, single or double, depending on the
property. Soft adventure add-on activities can be viewed at www.adventurehyatt.com and customized through each
resort's Adventure Concierge. Hyatt's Caribbean resorts are in
Aruba, Grand Cayman, Puerto Rico and Key West, Fla. To book, visit
• Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino offers a 20% discount on room
rates as well as a $100 food and beverage credit per room for stays
of five or more nights from June 1 through Sept. 30. Rates begin at
$180 per room, per night, double. To book, visit www.radisson.com/aruba.
• Cayo Espanto, the private resort on the private island of the
same name off the coast of Belize, offers a five-night Millionaire
Honeymoon package June 2 through Sept. 19, priced from $9,000 per
couple. The plan includes accommodations at the ultra-private Casa
Olita villa and covers just about everything -- accommodations, all
meals and drinks [excluding champagne, wine and cordials], use of
water sports equipment, a snorkeling excursion and a spa treatment.
Other romance packages start at $5,995 per couple. For details,
• The 77-suite Royal Plantation Spa & Golf Resort by Sandals in
Ocho Rios, Jamaica, has a fly-free offer good for travel on Air
Jamaica, American Airlines or US Airways from May 1 through Dec. 12
on stays of seven or more nights for two people. The booking window
runs through June 30; departure cities are Atlanta, Baltimore,
Boston, Chicago, New York and Philadelphia. For details, call (800)
SANDALS and mention promotional code 202.
• Apple Vacations' Pick-A-Price sale, which can be booked from May
2 through 8 for clients departing from Detroit on air and land
packages on select dates in May and June, offers four price
categories -- from $299.99 to $999.99 per person, double. Sample
rates include an all-inclusive week in Punta Cana, Dominican
Republic, at Natura Park Eco-Resort & Spa from $599.99 or a
week in Montego Bay, Jamaica, at the all-inclusive Sunset Beach
Resort & Spa from $699.99. Packages cover roundtrip charter
air, meals and unlimited drinks. For information, call (800)
• Kids stay free at 123 Caribbean resorts through Dec.14 with US
Airways Vacations' packages that include roundtrip air on US
Airways, accommodations, transfers, taxes and service charges.
Resorts are located on 17 Caribbean islands as well as in Bermuda
and Mexico; rates, travel dates and length of stay vary by
property. For details, visit Vax
HALF MOON named Joe Higgins U.S. director of
group sales for the resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Higgins most
recently was director of incentive sales for Kerzner
International's Atlantis in the Bahamas.
PENCIL IT IN
• 50th annual St. John July 4 Celebration, May 29 to July 5, St.
John. Visit www.usvitourism.vi for details.
• Yoga and Meditation Retreats, June 7 to 13, Sept. 6 to 12, Oct. 4
to 10, Sandy Lane resort, Barbados. To book, visit www.sandylane.com.
• Cayman Brac Family Week, July 11 to 18, Cayman Brac, Cayman
Islands. Visit www.caymanislands.ky.
• 39th annual Carriacou Regatta, July 25 to Aug. 2, Carriacou. For
details, visit www.carriacouregatta.com.