THE LUXURY Just a short yacht ride away from Tortolas Beef Island Airport, newly opened Scrub Island is a 230-acre private-island resort with several powdery beaches, a 6,000-square-foot spa villa, and 52 rooms with patios affording postcard-worthy marina and ocean views. Visitors can venture beyond the well-equipped Mediterranean-meets-Caribbean resort complex to explore nature trails or try out the hotels sea kayaks and snorkeling gear.
THE VALUE Scrub Islands introductory rate is $359/night for an oceanfront room, compared with $950/night in spring. In addition, Shermans Travel readers will receive two complimentary 60-minute massages. The deal is offered for travel through October 30.
THE CATCH Summer is hurricane season. The majority of storms in recent years, though, have struck in September.
THE DETAILS 877-890-7444 (mention Shermans Travel); scrubisland.com
From the Summer 2010 issue of Shermans Travel magazine.
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