Irresistible Packages for A Taste of St. Croix
Hotels on the sun-and-rum-soaked island of St. Croix have announced irresistible packages for the 2016 A Taste of St. Croix, an annual fundraising culinary event. This year’s event, featuring more than 50 exhibitors including local restaurants, farms, rums, wines and more, will be held April 14. Vacation packages offer car rentals, event tickets, meals and more. Hotel taxes and service charges are additional unless noted and restrictions may apply. A Taste of St. Croix packages need to be booked with the hotel. Packages are as follows:
The Buccaneer Culinary Getaway is $2,990 and includes five nights in ocean-view accommodations, a five-day car rental, 2 tickets to A Taste of St. Croix, a culinary welcome turn-down amenity plus full American breakfast daily, welcome cocktail, live music entertainment nightly and much more. The Buccaneer offers two beaches, three restaurants, tennis, golf, a spa and 340-acres of oceanfront paradise. To book, call 800-255-388 and use rate code “A Taste of St. Croix.”
The newly renovated Hotel Caravelle is offering an experience designed to tickle your culinary chops. “Caribbean Spice & Everything Nice” includes two tickets to the annual celebration of food and wine, a copy of the St. Croix Food & Wine Experience Cookbook and a bottle of Cruzan Rum. Priced at $995, the five-night stay (April 13–18) is timed to coincide with the 15th annual festival showcasing the best of St. Croix’s culinary talent. For more information visit http://www.hotelcaravelle.com or call 800-524-0410.
Divi Carina Bay All-Inclusive Beach Resort is the host site for the main event of the week – A Taste of St Croix where local restaurants, farms, caterers, chefs and bartenders compete for the best of the best in various categories. Divi Carina Bay is offering a “Taste Special” for $167 per person, per night, which includes the hotel’s all-inclusive package plus a ticket to A Taste of St. Croix. Valid only on bookings of four nights or more. Travel must include Thursday, April 14th, 2016. Offer may not be combined with other promotion or on existing reservations. Book by April 4, 2016. To book, email reservations(at)divicarina.com and mention the Taste Special. Resort details available at http://www.divicarina.com.
The oceanfront Tamarind Reef Resort offers a three-night package for A Taste of St. Croix for $589 in an ocean view room, plus one bottle of rum and a coupon booklet worth $1,000. On-site amenities include a spa; freshwater pool; tennis courts; beach with paddleboard, kayak and snorkeling equipment; as well as the casual Deep End restaurant and the award-winning Galleon restaurant. Flyboarding and jetpack adventures are available from the onsite marina, as well as fishing charters and sailing charters to Buck Island. To book the package, call Tamarind Reef Resort at 800-619-0014 or 340-718-4455 and use rate code “Taste STX”. http://www.TamarindReefResort.com
Founded in 2001, A Taste of St. Croix showcases the diverse cuisine and beverages available on St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Recognized as one of the pre-eminent food and wine events in the Caribbean, A Taste of St. Croix is best known for its one-night extravaganza held every April that includes tastings, a competition, live music, and fundraising. The event is organized by the 501(c)(3) organization with the same name. A Taste of St. Croix’s mission is to showcase the island’s vibrant culinary, farming and hospitality scene, and to support the community all year long through tuition grants for University of the Virgin Islands Hospitality School students, travel funds for St. Croix culinary students and The Lighthouse Mission of St. Croix, and other worthwhile charities and community events. For more information visit Facebook.com/atasteofstcroix.