Barbados villa with 60% rate discount

NEWPORT, RI, February 2005 –Imagine your children and in-laws (or not) collected for a week in one of the Caribbean’s most spacious and elegant old-world villas. Imagine that the weekly high-season rate (Dec. 15-Apr. 15) has been reduced 60 percent just for you.

Fustic Housein St. Lucy, Barbados, has new owners and the rate has just been significantly lowered from $35,000 to $21,000 a week, reports Janis Gordon, Vice President-Marketing for Wimco, the Newport, RI and London-based luxury vacation villa and hotel reservations company.

For those who can’t get there by Apr. 15, additional savings will be available from then until Dec. 15 with the weekly rate lowered to $12,600.

Fustic House provides ultimate privacy for a large party with five bedrooms and a single for an au pair in a Caribbean plantation-style villa and cottages on a 10-acre green oasis surrounded by rolling pastures and fields of sugar cane. It offers distant ocean views from manicured gardens and is only a short drive to several beaches. With ample grounds and rooms for entertaining in a variety of different settings and styles, Fustic Houseis very inviting for a special event or corporate retreat.

Services that may be obtained forFustic House include a butler, caretaker/house manager, chef, twice daily maid service, security guard and more.

For additional details please see Barbados Villa Fustic House.

Wimco maintains a selection of #180 villas on Barbados and 1,000 throughout the Caribbean. Most of these offer reduced savings from mid April to mid December from 25 to 40 percent over high season, says Gordon.

Throughout the Caribbean all of Wimco’s prices include accommodation only and daily maid service. Wimco can tailor-make the villa holidays to suit each client’s needs for private chefs, yoga instructors, yacht charters or simply a restaurant reservation.

Wimco’s 2005 villa inventory can be previewed on line at (US) and (UK and Europe), By phone, please call toll free 1/800/932-3222 (US) or 44 0870 850 1144 UK).

Since 1983 Wimco has marketed and managed reservations for an expanding collection of select Caribbean and European villas and hotels. Wimco recently opened a London office, known as Wimco International, to serve the European market.