New Years Resolutions You'll Want to Keep: Wimco's Experts Recommend Seaside Getaways in St Barts and Turks and Caicos

Newport, RI - December 2011 - As January 1st creeps up, millions of resolutions are made for the new year. Here are five exciting pledges that that are easy to keep and a pleasure to plan from the experts at WIMCO, the leading, largest and longest established villa rental company serving St. Barts.

From enjoying a regatta on the glamorous French Caribbean paradise of St. Barts, to exploring the seas beneath the Turks and Caicos on a snorkeling adventure, the Caribbean is the perfect place to enjoy in 2012.

1. Have a Ladies Week in St Barts

Whether hosting a group of grandmother, mother, and daughter, or a tight knit group of friends, St Barts is the perfect spot for a ladies' getaway. Stay at beach side villas in Lorient and enjoy long walks up and down the beach and remember to reserve a poolside spa session at your villa from the Ligne St Barth mobile spa team.

Villa WV ABV

2. March in the Carnival Parade

In February, the waterfront at Gustavia on St Barts blossoms with color as the intimate downtown streets are full of revelers in festive costumes and elaborate floats carrying music and mischief. After enjoying the festivities, you can retreat to your private villa where you can continue to celebrate while watching the sun set over the Caribbean Sea.

Villa WV MOU

3. Watch the Les Voile de Saint Barth Regatta

In April, join in on the fun of the Le Voile de St Bart Regatta, watch the races from a hilltop retreat or take advantage of the chance to pay for a seat on one of the yachts for a close up view of a day of world class competitive sailing. Stay in a Wimco villa near the harbor with an easy walk into town to take part in the post race festivities and see the fleet at dock.

Villa WV FAB

4. Have the Best Beach Vacation of Your Life and Enjoy World Class Snorkeling Right Off Shore

Rent a villa on Grace Bay Beach in the Turks and Caicos islands and enjoy world class snorkeling right off shore. Then walk to nearby beachfront restaurants and bars where you can take in the sunset and cool down with your favorite rum concoction.


5. Book Spring Vacations Early, Save Big

Act now and book a vacation on St Barts, the playground of the rich and famous, and take advantage of off-season rates that are as much as 33% lower than winter rates, for travel after April 15. Rent a gorgeous villa on the beach with concierge service and panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea, starting at $3,500/week.


To speak with a villa specialist, call Wimco Villa's US office at 1-888-522-8239, or email them at

About Wimco Villas

Wimco Villas is an award-winning luxury villa rental company, providing access to some of the world's most beautiful and exceptional private villas. In the Caribbean, Wimco represents over 270 villas on St Barts and offers an expansive selection of privately owned villas throughout the region including the US and British Virgin Islands, Turks & Caicos, Anguilla, Barbados, Mustique, Nevis, St Martin, Jamaica and Grand Cayman. In Europe, Wimco represents villas in Italy, the South of France, and Mykonos. In the Americas there are villa rentals on Nantucket, Maui and Oahu, Hawaii, and in Punta Mita and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

As well as providing accommodation and destination information, Wimco Villas can tailor make the villa holidays to suit each client's needs, whether it be arranging for private chefs, in-villa cooking classes, babysitters, yoga instructors, yacht charters or simply a restaurant reservation. For an insiders view of the island, read their St Barts blog at

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