Feb 17, 2012
My Fantasy Sailing Vacation continues in the warm, sunny Caribbean. We have our own floating hotel, a 44’ luxury catamaran, named “Mardi Gras”, as we explore the islands of the British Virgin Islands.
Morning arrives at Norman Island. Soft lapping of waves on the boat, gently rocking as others cruiser prepare to cast off. Sea gulls diving for their sushi breakfast. I follow the aroma of coffee and there on the deck the table is set with flowers, fresh fruit, croissant’s, a beautiful vegetable frittata and of course mimosas. Hugo is discussing the next destination with Jeffery as Heidi serves our delicious breakfast.
Todays final sailing destination is Scrub Island. First we dinghy over to the Indians, a renowned snorkeling location. The Indians consist of a large rock formation and as we swim around and through the tunnels we are amazed at the beauty of the coral and the hundreds of colorful tropical fish. Jeffery has accompanied us and is causing a feeding frenzy with his bread crumbs. Blue Tangs, Queen Angels, Parrot Fish, Trigger fish, Sargent Majors, Blue Damsels, Butterfly fish……. I feel like we are in the Georgia Aquarium
Returning to “Mardi Gras” we prepare to set sail with Hugo assisting and working on his sailing skills. I decide to find a chaise lounge on the sun deck to work on my tan and read my favorite novel. Sailing is so peaceful, no sound or smell of engines just wind in the sails and the sound of Adele singing through the sound system.
I awaken to the sound of voices as we are entering the harbor. Looking up at a mountain top I see the beautiful resort of Scrub Island. This is the first new resort built in over 30 years in the BVI and expense has not been spared. Heidi has already made an appointment for Hugo and I to be pampered and have a couples spa treatment.
The beautifully appointed spa is open air and we are surrounded by views of the sparking Caribbean. Two trained therapist apply a soothing hot stone treatment and a Chocolate facial. Birds chirp in the beautiful floral trees, blue skies and the temperature is 84 degrees. A champagne lunch is served on the terrace where we can see for miles and miles.
A return to our yacht and Jeffery tosses our rafts into the water for an afternoon of total relaxation. Hey, is that a turtle that just swam by to say hello?
Tonight we will dine at the resort at the renowned Caravela Restaurant. My shopping in St. Thomas comes in handy as I wear my new sun dress to compliment my golden tan. Cocktails in the lively bar and then a romantic dinner of lobster bisque, chateaubriand and chocolate shuffle complete with wine parings from the extensive international wine selection.
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