Montpelier Plantation & Beach, one of the finest small luxury hotels in the Caribbean, is offering a customized Super Sailing Package experience for four this summer. Two half-day sailing excursions are included and instruction covers sailing basics to sailing skills improvement to sailors prepping for qualifications or for those who want to learn about charter boating.
The course, which is led by Montpelier’s Yachtmaster Offshore Captain, Matt Lloyd, is available June 11 to August 15, 2014.
The package includes:
Three nights’ accommodations in two Premier Rooms (or upgrade to the two-bedroom Tamarind Villa
Daily breakfast for four and one picnic for four
Two half-day, custom-designed sailing trips for up to four people with a selection of drinks and snacks provided on board; itinerary can include an added snorkel stop on a half-day trip, or the two half-day trips can be combined to include a full-day option that features lunch at a beach bar in St. Kitts (cost not included) and a snorkel stop
Complimentary transportation to Montpelier Plantation & Beach’s private beach
The package prices starts at $2,090 for Premier Rooms and $3,695 for the Tamarind Villa, excluding taxes and gratuities.
Pearched 750 feet above sea level, Montpelier Plantation & Beach, a Relais & Chateaux property, offers 19 contemporary plantation rooms that exude luxury and style. Spacious and elegantly furnished, the rooms look out on to the hills or the sea; each has its own private veranda. The hotel’s main house has the décor and feel of an English country manor
Montpelier Plantation & Beach offers a 60 foot mosaic freshwater pool, tennis, three restaurants and a private beach along the Caribbean. Activities include snorkeling, kayaking, cycling, a games room, spa facilities and golf nearby. Guests at Montpelier can also enjoy rum tastings in a historic 300 year-old sugar mill on site at the property, called Mill Privee. The experienced house Rum Connoisseur, Mark Theron, guides Montpelier’s guests through a flight of six spectacular aged rums. The participants savor aged rums, learn everything about the unique rum brands, their distillation process and the diverse nature of this exquisite spirit.
Until August 20, the hotel is offering a separate special enabling families traveling with children aged six years or older to receive 50% off the price of a second room when guests book two rooms (rooms can be adjoining depending upon availability; twin beds upon request depending upon availability). Complimentary Full English Breakfast is included and children ages 6 to 12 years receive complimentary meals when the whole family dines together for lunch or dinner. Rates for this package start at $205 and are based on double occupancy; exclusive of 10% VAT, 2% Tourism Development Levy and 12% Service Charge.
For reservations, please call, 869-469-3462 or visit the property’s website.
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