SCRUB ISLAND, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS--(Marketwire - April 16, 2010) -  Celebrate the birth of spring and the debut of Scrub Island, the first luxury resort to open in the British Virgin Islands in more than 15 years, with a new rate special designed to entice explorers to experience the island's tropical wonders.

If you book and experience your Scrub Island vacation before May 31, you can take advantage of these special rates: $359 per night for an ocean-front room, breakfast included; $559 per night for a one-bedroom suite, a stocked in-room refrigerator included; and $959 for a two-bedroom suite, a stocked, in-room refrigerator included. Scrub Island's luxe accommodations meld an Old World Caribbean ambiance with modern-day conveniences like large plasma televisions, separate, spacious bathrooms and air conditioning.

Here at Scrub Island, guests can enjoy myriad activities, including

  • A World-Class Marina. Scrub Island's Marina features 55 deep-water slips, including five capable of accommodating yachts up to 150 feet as well as supplies, metered electricity, and more services.
  • Exciting Excursions. Take a day trip to Anegada and experience its gorgeous blue waters and the sandy beaches of Loblolly Bay. Or, take a historical tour of Tortola and see the first Dutch settlements in the BVI.
  • Water Activities. Learn how to scuba dive with lessons or, if you're more experienced, sign up to explore nearby sunken ships. Go on a snorkeling trip to explore the underwater sea life around the island.
  • Kid-Friendly Fun. Children will enjoy the Bubble Maker Experience (additional fee), which teaches controlled supervised underwater breathing. Enjoy a day or two on the peaceful, natural beaches at Scrub Island or take a dip in the dramatic lagoon pool with a waterfall.
  • Discovery Pursuits. Awaken your inner explorer by traversing this tropical island during a scenic hike. Or, take out a complimentary sea kayak to explore the gentle waters surrounding the island.
  • The Spa Villa.  With stunning water views and a relaxed, peaceful ambiance, highly trained therapists deliver masterful experiences that entice the senses while rejuvenating the mind. (In-room massages are also available.)
  • Culinary Adventures at Scrub Island include: 
    • Caravela: Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Caravela serves the island's finest cuisine, blending Old World European dishes with classic Caribbean dishes to create authentic, delectable flavors.
    • Aliseo: This formal, but stylish, bar area is attached to Caravela. This stylish bar features unobstructed views of the Caribbean sea and adjacent islands. Aliseo is a perfect location for pre dinner cocktails or an after dinner drink.
    • The Candle Room: Just off Caravela's main dining room is the Candle Room, a private room with an ambiance all its own. The soft glow from hundreds of flickering candles lends a quiet, elegant aura to this exclusive area, made even more impressive with a substantial wall displaying fine wines.
    • Tierra! Tierra!: Open for breakfast and lunch. Adjacent to the dramatic lagoon pool with a waterfall, Tierra! Tierra! Offers a relaxing, poolside atmosphere.
    • For more information on visiting Scrub Island, or to make a reservation, visit or call (877) 890-7444.