The Caribbean… Pirates Not Included

By Virgin Holidays, PRNE
Thursday, July 22, 2010

LONDON, July 23, 2010 - The Caribbean boasts world class beaches, spectacular rainforests and a
relaxed vibe it has become famous for. Virgin Holidays recognise the allure
of these beautiful islands with a range of Caribbean hotels for every
traveller. Caribbean hotels ( range
from great value family resorts to the adults only and exclusive Sandals

The islands of the Caribbean all offer a slightly different experience.
Antigua's colonial history can be felt in Nelson's Dockyard and the English
Harbour, which was once a base for the English Navy in the 18th Century.
Antigua hotels (
a/hotels.aspx) provide guests with no less than an idyillic Caribbean
paradise with 365 quintessential beaches and a multitude of water sports.

St Lucia lures many romantic travellers with its impressive volcano
mountains rising from the sea, fringed with stunning beaches. St Lucia hotels
cia/hotels.aspx) give guests the perfect base to explore the island and see
bottle nose dolphins and humpback whales just off shore or simply unwind with
a glass of local rum.

For those visitors to the Caribbean who enjoy vibrant nightlife Virgin
Holidays recommends the island of Barbados. Barbados hotels (
os/hotels.aspx) in and around St Lawrence Gap have lively bars and nightclubs
along with some brilliant restaurants. The island is ideal for families and
couples with ample activities including surfing, diving and snorkelling.

Virgin Holidays offer Rockstar service to all Virgin Holiday guests to
guarantee the best experience:

    - Free island experience for all Virgin Holidays' guests in Barbados,
      Antigua, St Lucia, Grenada, Tobago, Nassau Bahamas, Varadero Cuba and

    - Kids prices up to 16 years.

    - Free `check in chill out' service for Virgin Holidays' guests, allowing
      guests to check in from the comfort of their hotel.

    - Many hotels offer free wedding packages to Virgin Holidays' guests.

A Caribbean favourite…

14 nights in Barbados

Fourteen nights in Barbados with Virgin Holidays, including scheduled
flights with Virgin Atlantic from London Gatwick direct to Barbados,
accommodation at the 4V Southern Palms Beach Club and Hotel on a Room Only
basis starts from £1188 per person based on 2 adults travelling; price
includes all applicable taxes and fuel surcharges which are subject to
change. Prices are based on departures 6 Sep - 20 2010.

Phil Bloomfield, Head of PR, Tel: +44(0)1293-744261, Email: phil.bloomfield at

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