Posted: May 12, 2016
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (May 16, 2016) – Located on a serene 230-acre private-island haven in the British Virgin Islands, Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina offers an ideal mix of elements for multigenerational summer trips, with accommodations, amenities, activities and affordable rates that appeal to the diverse travel preferences of Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials. Starting at $1,199, the island resort’s private luxury villas are perfect for extended families, with two-, three- and four-bedroom floorplans and 3,000 to 6,000 square feet of living area, so guests have plenty of room to be together and to find their own space for a needed break. Each fully air conditioned hillside villa also offers breathtaking scenic views of the Caribbean and surrounding islands, private plunge pool or infinity-edge pool, large terrace, gourmet kitchen, daily housekeeping and on-demand island transportation. Private chef services can be arranged to feed even the most ravenous family entourage.
“All of our guest rooms and suites offer stunning views and luxurious accommodations, but for larger families traveling together, you simply can’t beat the private villa experience,” said Scrub Island Resort Manager Federico Ciampi. “No matter what their motivation, tastes or interests, multi-gen travelers to Scrub will find many ways to make their trip their own this summer.”
According to travel research by AARP, 2016 will be a big year for Generation Xers planning trips with three or more generations of family, Baby Boomers in search of “bucket list” vacations and Millennials interested in international travel and romantic escapes. That trend suggests Scrub Island will be a very attractive option for all three generations this year, added Ciampi.
While on Scrub, guests can slip away to a number of private beach spots, drift the day away at the resort’s award-winning, multi-tier infinity pool or enjoy a multitude of unique island activities for all ages – sailing, kayaking or paddleboarding; snorkeling or diving the many nearby coves, bays, reefs and inlets; or casting off on a deep-sea fishing excursion aboard Ruckus, a 61-foot Viking Convertible Sportfish. Couples can retreat to the 3,000-square-foot Ixora Spa for some soothing, family-free pampering or to one of a variety of dining options for a romantic dinner under the stars. The resort’s 55-slip marina is a gateway to even more adventure, including learn to sail and sailing certifications with Offshore Sailing School, diving and snorkeling outings with Dive BVI, private charters and daily ferries for day-trips to nearby Caribbean hotspots, including Virgin Gorda, St. John, Tortola and more.
To book a stay at Scrub Island, call toll-free 877-890-7444. For more information about Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina visit ScrubIsland.com or stay up-to-date with its latest news and promotions on www.facebook.com/ScrubIsland or www.twitter.com/scrubisland.
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Opened in July 2010, Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is named after its location, a serene 230-acre private-island haven situated at the east end of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. The first luxury resort development in the destination in more than 15 years and first member of Marriott’s Autograph Collection in the Caribbean, the resort is tucked into a rugged cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and neighboring uninhabited islands. It features 52 guest accommodations as well as a collection of two-, three- and four-bedroom villas, the intimate Ixora Spa, world-class restaurants including the popular Caravela, three private beaches and a 55-slip marina. For more information, call toll free U.S. 877-890-7444or visit scrubisland.com.
Mainsail Lodging & Development is a Tampa-based hospitality company that develops and operates lodging products in the Southeastern US and the Caribbean. Their properties include Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina (ScrubIsland.com), a private island resort in the British Virgin Islands and member of Autograph Collection® of Marriott International; Mainsail Beach Inn (MainsailBeachInn.com), a boutique beachfront hotel on Anna Maria Island, Florida; and the boutique food-focused Epicurean Hotel (EpicureanHotel.com) in Tampa, Florida. The company also operates corporate housing throughout the Southeast, exclusively managing the Florida market for Oakwood Worldwide® under both its ExecuStay® (ExecuStay.com) and Oakwood® (Oakwood.com) brands, while also operating ExecuStay (ExecuStay.com) in Georgia, portions of Alabama, and The Carolinas. Mainsail is developing their fourth hotel, Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club on Anna Maria Island, Florida, which is slated to open early 2017. Mainsail Lodging’s corporate charity is Feeding Tampa Bay – the largest food rescue and distribution organization in the community. Mainsail actively supports the cause through a variety of employee and guest programs ranging from packing and sorting at the warehouse to annual events including Pumpkin Fight and Epic Chef Showdown.
The Autograph Collection is an evolving ensemble of strikingly independent hotels. Exactly like nothing else, each destination has been selected for its quality, bold originality, rich character and uncommon details. From near to far, iconic to historic, the result is an array of properties that is nothing less than unique, nothing short of collectively exceptional. For more information and reservations please visit www.autographhotels.com, or explore our social media channels to learn more about championing the independent spirit.