-- NEWPORT, RI, January 2002 -- WIMCO, the luxury vacation villa and hotel reservations company, announces eight value-added hotel packages on four top Caribbean islands available from as early as April 1 and as late as Dec. 22, 2002.

Carl Gustaf Hotel on St. Barts: 5 nights (May 1-Oct. 31) at 3200 Euros, double, with tax and service;
5 nights accommodation for two in a sea view suite with plunge pool
Continental breakfast served en suite
Complimentary sauna and fitness salon
Roundtrip airport transfers
Car delivered on second day
Welcome dinner at on-premise restaurant
Sunset cruise to Colombier Beach on Carl Gustaf boat

Christopher Hotel on St. Barts: The Pay Four/Stay Five; 5 nights (one complimentary) (Apr. 1-Dec. 22), $1,430 double with tax and service;
5 nights accommodation for two (one complimentary)
Roundtrip airport transfers
Caribbean rum with fresh fruit plate
Daily breakfast on private terrace (or full American in restaurant)
Jeep delivered on second day

Eden Rock Hotel on St. Barts: 7 night Summer and Honeymoon Package (Apr. 15-Nov. 14), from $2,250 double with tax and service;
7 nights luxury accommodations in choice of room or suite
Buffet breakfast daily
Suzuki Samurai rental car for one week
Complimentary massage for two, en suite
Beach lunch for two
Roundtrip airport transfers

Hotel St-Barth Isle de France: 7 night Romance Package (Apr. 15-Oct. 31), from $2,745 per couple (tropical bungalow) with tax and service;
7 nights accommodations
Daily continental breakfast
Welcome dinner
Nightly cocktails
Car delivered on second day
Roundtrip airport transfers
Complimentary use of tennis and fitness facilities

Cuisinart Resort & Spa on Anguila: 7 night Summer Indulgence Package; (Apr. 5-30 and May 1-Sept. 3), from $4,300 double in April; from $3,075 double May-Sept.;
7 nights accommodation
Roundtrip airport transfers
Daily continental breakfast
Two dinners for two
One lunch for two
Four spa treatments
Half-day snorkel excursion
Use of non-motorized water sports, tennis courts, fitness center

Hotel La Samanna on St. Martin: 7 night Passionate Paradise Package; (Apr. 7-May 26 and Oct. 31-Dec. 20), from $4,500 double except for from $3,465 double May 27-Sept. 2;
7 nights deluxe accommodations
Champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries on arrival
Dinner on private terrace dinner or in The Restaurant
Sunset champagne cruise
Two-day Mercedes car rental
One hour massage for two

Nisbet Plantation on Nevis: 6 nights (Apr. 1-May 31 and June 1-Oct. 31) from $2,685 double in spring; from $2,330 double summer-fall, with tax and service;
6 nights accommodations in cottage
Welcome drink and chilled champagne
Daily breakfast poolside
Afternoon tea daily
Gourmet dining daily
Two-day car rental
One-hour massage for two
Private picnic on Lover’s Beach
Sail or kayaking trip with snorkeling

WIMCO offers over 1,000 luxury vacation villas and distinctive hotels internationally including 690 villas on 10 Caribbean islands (St. Barts, Barbados, Mustique, Nevis, Anguilla, St. Martin and others) and in such select destinations as Italy’s Umbria and Tuscany and France’s St. Tropez and Provence.

For further information write WIMCO, P.O. Box 1461, Newport, RI 02840; Tel: 401/849-8012; Fax 401/847-6290, or visit the website at

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