St. Croix Food & Wine Experience
The St. Croix Food & Wine Experience, named one on the Ten Best International Food and Wine Festivals by Forbes Travel, showcases the diverse cuisine and wine available on St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.
Hotels on the sun-soaked island of St. Croix have announced fun-filled and flavorful packages for the 2013 St. Croix Food & Wine Experience. From three night packages to week-long stays, each vacation package offers a different experience during the St. Croix Food & Wine Experience. Hotel taxes and service charges are additional unless noted. Packages need to be booked with the hotel. Packages are as follows:
$2,990 Five nights, double occupancy
The Buccaneer Culinary Getaway is $2,990 includes five nights in oceanview 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 the Buccaneer Culinary Getaway Package call 800-255-388.
$799 Three nights, double occupancy
The waterfront Hotel Caravelle, located in the historic town of Christiansted, is offering a three-night package (April 17, 18, 19) based on double occupancy in a deluxe ocean-front room. The package is $799 and includes two tickets to A Taste of St Croix, breakfast daily and a relaxing sailing trip to Buck Island National Park. To book call Hotel Caravelle at 340-773-0687.
Divi Carina Bay Resort
$1344 Three nights, double occupancy
Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort offers the “Early Bird Taste” room package for this year’s 2013 St. Croix Food & Wine Experience. The deal features a discounted room rate from April 13 through the 20th, oceanfront accommodations, all meals and beverages plus a ticket to the Taste of St. Croix, the wildly popular sampling and sipping event, which will once again be held on the resort’s beachfront on Thursday evening, April 18th. The package is $224 per person per night, based on double occupancy, with a three-night stay required. The booking window for the “Early Bird Taste” package is now until January 31, 2013. Book by calling 877-773-9700 and use code TOSC2013.
Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
$1280 Four nights, double occupancy
Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, a beachfront resort with tennis, golf and more, offers a four-night stay in deluxe guest room accommodations for their St. Croix Food & Wine Package. The offer includes two tickets to ‘A Taste of St. Croix’ on Thursday, April 18, full breakfast daily for two, as well as a welcome drink and VIP Food & Beverage amenity. The package is $1280 for four nights, double occupancy, including taxes and service charges. To book the package, call Carambola at 888-503-8760 or 340-778-3800 or reservations (at) carambolabeach (dot) com.
Tamarind Reef Resort
$1190 Four nights, double occupancy
The beachfront Tamarind Reef Resort offers a four-night package for the St. Croix Food & Wine Experience that includes an ocean view room, two tickets to the Galleon Wine dinner on Wednesday, April 17 and two tickets to A Taste of St. Croix on Thursday, April 18. As an added bonus, guests who book the package receive two signature Tamarind Reef Resort t-shirts. On-site amenities include the Tamarind Spa with massage, skin and nail care; freshwater pool; tennis courts; beach with kayak and snorkel equipment, sailing charter boats to Buck Island, as well as the casual Deep End restaurant and the award-winning Galleon restaurant. To book the package, call Tamarind Reef Resort at 800-619-0014.
The schedule for the 2013 St. Croix Food & Wine Experience includes everything from wine dinners to cooking classes with celebrity chefs and talented island chefs. Celebrity chef guests include Josef DeSimone, Paula DaSilva, Todd Gray, Mike Lata and Simon Stojanovic. For a detailed list of events and to purchase tickets to additional events, visit
or http://www.tasteofstcroix.com. Follow the fun and receive updates at facebook.com/STCROIXFoodandWineExperience / facebook.com/ATasteofStCroix and on Twitter @STXFoodandWine.
About the St. Croix Food & Wine Experience
The St. Croix Food & Wine Experience, named one of the Ten Best International Food and Wine Festivals by Forbes Travel, showcases the diverse cuisine and wine available on St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. The multi-day event includes gourmet dinners, wine seminars, wine auctions, and the annual culinary competition, A Taste of St. Croix. The event benefits the St. Croix Foundation (
), a non-profit community foundation that serves the entire US Virgin Islands in the areas of education, historic preservation, community and economic development. The event was started in 2001 by restaurant owners Katherine Pugliese of Eat@CaneBay, and Kelly Odom of Tutto Bene, and is recognized as the pre-eminent food and wine event in the Caribbean. For more information visit stcroixfoodandwine.com or tasteofstcroix.com.
Source: (PRWEB) December 18, 2012