Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine April 2016 - Page 59

ourist Board (BVITB) invites families to plan a spectacular summer getaway by taking advantage of incredible offers throughout the 60 class watersports, and some of the best sailing around, the BVI is the ultimate summer destination. This year, Summer FREEdom offers focus vacation like a celebrity can book Sir Richard Branson’s private island, Necker Island, where kids can enjoy special activities like a treasure la Rental’s portfolio of beautiful luxury villas, on the beach or in the hills, where kids under 12 can stay for free. “For the third year in a row, ke a family getaway to our 60 beautiful islands and cays more affordable than ever,” said Sharon Flax-Mars, Director of Tourism. “The variety ion homes gives travelers the freedom to experience the BVI however they’d like, and discounts geared toward families mean the kids can come FREEdom program, visit www.bvitourism.com/summer or call 1-800-835-8530. Charter Yachts las and Vacation Homes Villa Rental Experience luxury of a private villa summer. Choose from ortfolio of beautifully ointed villas with private ls, on the beach or in the s. BVI Villa Rental’s Summer EEdom package allows kids der 12 to stay free. er is valid from June 1 to ober 30, 2016. avaberry Spring Bay Vacation mes – Package 1 allows kids lay and stay for free. The r includes a one-bedroom se with air conditioning and mplimentary gift for each d. Package 2, the Endless mmer FREEdom Package, udes a one-bedroom house h air conditioning and a mplimentary one-day vehicle al. Both packages include mplimentary WiFi and snorkel ipment. er for package 1 is valid m June 1 to August 31, 2016. er for package 2 is valid m September 1 to October 2016. titche Point Greathouse ers five double bedrooms and one kids’ bedroom. The family package allows kids under 12 to stay for free and teenagers to pay half-price. Guests can stay for seven nights and pay for six. The package also includes a rental car, shopping-onarrival service, beach toys and snorkeling gear, free Internet, WiFi, local and international phone calls, a full-day maid service, and a villa concierge service to arrange island activities. Offer is valid from June 1 to October 30, 2016. Red Rock Villa & Spa Offers three highly luxurious double bedrooms and a private SpaSuite. The Family Package allows kids under 12 to stay for free and teenagers to pay half-price. With this package, guests can stay for seven nights and pay for six. The family package also includes a rental car, personalized Spa-Package, shopping-on-arrival service, beach toys and snorkeling equipment, free Internet, WiFi, local and international phone calls, full-day maid service, and a villa concierge service to arrange A pristine and romantic island paradise evoking a bygone era, the British Virgin Islands are nonetheless easily accessible for U.S. travelers flying into Tortola/Beef Island’s Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS) via frequent connecting service from nearby Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, Antigua, or St. Maarten/St. Martin. Visitors traveling to the BVI from St. Thomas can also travel via ferry. Despite its status as a United Kingdom territory, the BVI conveniently uses the Braveheart Charters Inc. Sail and dive on Catamaran Braveheart this summer and bring two kids for free. Full scuba certification is offered and certified divers dive for free. Guests can sail around the BVI and enjoy a multitude of watersports. The offer is valid with a minimum of five paying guests and has a maximum 10 person occupancy. Offer is valid from April 4 to May 31, 2016. Necker Belle Explore the Caribbean in style aboard Richard Branson’s luxury catamaran, the Necker Belle, which sleeps up to 12 guests. Guests who charter the Necker Belle for seven nights can enjoy a free night onboard. Offer is valid from June 1 to October 30, 2016. Sail Caribbean Sail Caribbean’s Teen Summer Camp allows students ages 11 to college age to live with a staff captain and mate aboard co-ed yachts. Voyages are 14 to 21 days and include activities such as sailing, scuba diving, watersports, marine science, community service, and cultural exchange. With Summer FREEdom offers, students receive $400 off 2-week trips or $550 off 3-week trips. Offer is valid effective immediately. Sail Caribbean is currently accepting applications for Summer 2016. The Moorings Guests who book a Moorings Bareboat sailing charter will enjoy 20 percent savings. The offer is valid for a minimum of sevenday sailings. Offer is valid for travel from April 1 to September 30, 2016. U.S. dollar as its official currency. For more information on all that the British Virgin Islands have to offer, visit the official BVI Tourist Board website at www.bvitourism.com or contact 1-800-835-8530. 55