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caribbean Get Off That Beach Chair! ed wetschler The fat cats are history. Today's upmarket travelers stay in fightin' trim on vacation: exercising, improving that swing, and pushing their limits. They sleep well at night because they've played hard, not because they're soused. Two of the three resorts recommended here are the 800-pound gorillas of Caribbean sport, but the third may surprise you. Hey, why not? Surprises can be fun-even more fun than a tennis clinic under a blazing sun. the bitter end yacht club, bvi This Virgin Gorda resort's 100-plus water craft include not just beachboats (e.g. Hobie Cats, Lasers), windsurfing gear, and SUP paddleboards, etc., but also keeled boats (e.g. Hunter 216s) and 22 july 2015 motorized Boston Whalers that guests on the Classic package can use at no extra charge. The Classic package also includes meals, snorkeling trips and blue-water excursions to nearby islands, sunset sails, regattas, and an Introduction to Sailing course that this sometime sailor found quite helpful. Additional-fee options include sailing certification courses, diving, fishing, and kite-surfing. Try naming one resort in the Caribbean or anywhere else that can match the Bitter End's water sports program. If you know where you're going you can walk around the far end of the resort and, on the other side of a peninsula, get to Biras Creek, but otherwise, The Bitter End Yacht Club feels

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recommend July 2015

Editor’s Notes
Hotel Desk: Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Loews Hotels & Resorts
Tour Talk: Goway’s IslandsEscapes
Adventures in North America
Romania: Superbly Scenic, Marvelously Medieval
Central Europe With Adventures by Disney
Get Off That Beach Chair!
Off-Beat Adventures
INDABA 2015 (With a Taste of Durban)
A Treasured Journey Into the Past
Small Boats & Big Tortoises in the Galapagos
Windstar Cruises’ Star Breeze
Hapag-Lloyd’s Europa 2

Recommend July 2015