Stress-Busting Caribbean Packages

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The Jr. Suite at Hotel Le Toiny in St. Barth.

Stress is a universal concept that just about everyone is familiar with. While some experts say activity will get rid of the tension, others like you and I know that a beach vacation can also make a world of difference. But why take any chances? When your clients come to you in need of a getaway, point them in the direction of an active beach vacation like one of the three Caribbean packages here.

Stress-free Sailing A nautical adventure might do just the trick to get your clients back in ship-shape. Consider St. Barths’ Hotel Le Toiny, offering an Into the Blue promotion that invites guests to sail around the Caribbean for two nights aboard the Sea Flower sailboat, and get their land legs back with a 3-night hotel stay.

The maritime portion of the escape comes complete with skipper, gas, equipment and daily onboard breakfast, plus two scuba diving opportunities. Meanwhile, on land, guests will stay in one of the property’s 15 Villa Suites overlooking Le Toiny Bay, each featuring its own recently updated private heated pool and terrace.

Also included in the 5-night package is a bottle of chilled white wine and gourmet snacks as a welcome gift; a three-course dinner at Restaurant Le Gaiac, which serves gourmet and traditional French cuisine with a Creole accent; two 1-hour spa treatments; a Smart rental car; daily breakfast and roundtrip transportation from St. Barths’ airport or harbor.

The Into the Blue promotion is available April 10-Dec. 19, with rates starting at $5,965 dbl and including all immigration charges when sailing. For more information, call (800) 680-0832 or visit letoiny.com.

Just the Girls On the private island of Barbuda, just off the coast of Antigua, Lighthouse Bay Resort offers a Ladies in Luxury Getaway package for the ultimate in comfort.

Through this deal, up to four ladies are invited for a 4-night stay at Lighthouse Bay, where they’ll start the vacation off on the right note with a helicopter ride to the island and a welcome glass of champagne upon arrival. During their stay, activities including group cooking classes, horseback riding, a beach barbecue and bonfire, and a day charter with snorkeling and sailing gear will be sure to lift their spirits. Then to unwind, each guest will be pampered with spa treatments including 1-hour full body massage, detoxifying and rejuvenating scrub, manicure and pedicure.

Lighthouse Bay Resort features nine suites, each with flat-screen TVs and iPod alarm clock/CD players, while amenities include complimentary international phone calls, WiFi Internet access, and personal laptops or iPads for guest use while on property. Its location on Barbuda Island—accessable only via S.V.G. Airlines or helicopter— ensures a private retreat for all.

The Ladies in Luxury Getaway package is available from March 13-Aug. 12, starting at $19,999 quad, which includes accommodations in a master suite and adjoining jr. suite, roundtrip helicopter service to and from Antigua, activities and spa treatments as per itinerary, and all meals and beverages. For more information, call (888) 214-8552.

On the Greens If stress levels could be charted on par with the amount of golfing an area has, Bermuda—which offers more golf courses per square mile than any other country—would be the most relaxing place on Earth. Celebrating that fact, Grotto Bay Beach Resort offers a Golf Package to get guests’ golf clubs swinging instead of their moods.

The package includes 3-night accommodations in an Ocean View Deluxe Room, full breakfast buffet daily, a sleeve of golf balls, two rounds of golf at Tucker’s Point Championship Golf Course and roundtrip transfers to and from the golf course.

Meanwhile, Grotto Bay Beach Resort features a bar, two dining rooms, full-service spa, pool, jacuzzi, tennis courts, watersports and fitness facility.

Golf Package prices start at $370 per day and include all government taxes and service charges. For more information, call (800) 582-3190 or visit grottobay.com.

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