When it comes to entertaining in the Caribbean the buccaneer Resort is no stranger to the business. In fact they are officially the longest running resort in the Caribbean and in the Virgin Islands! What is more the resort has been run by several generations of the same family. You will not be let down with the combination of old world charm and modern amenities that are offered. The Buccaneer is a prized destination for Caribbean weddings, honeymoons, and family vacations.
The Buccaneer is about five minutes by car from the historic town of Christiansted. This charming town is home to lots of shopping and restaurants, not to mention the many sightseeing options that the town offers.
While on the property of the resort you will surely want to spend a lot of your time on the beach. Once you have had enough of laying in the sun you will find lots of beach sports to keep you busy. The kayaks, floating mats, and snorkeling gear are among the complementary amenities that are offered at both Mermaid Beach and Grotto Beach. You may also decide to try out your skills on our basketball courts or Ping-pong tables. If you want to enjoy the crystalline waters from a different angle scuba diving classes are also available free of charge. If you enjoy the complementary two hour lesson you may choose to go on an excursion for an extra charge.
If you enjoy golfing then the Buccaneer is the right place for you. The challenging yet refreshing 18 hole par-70 golf course is complete with breathtaking Caribbean views. You will not be disappointed with the golf shop that accompanies the course. Those who have never played golf might want to get off on the right foot with one of the two PGA professionals who offer golf lessons on it.
If you like tennis then you will not be let down. The tennis facility is complete with eight courts, and not just any courts. Tennis Magazine named this facility one of the best in all of the Caribbean! You can arrange the time you want to play, lessons, and games at the pro shop. If you end up getting too much sun you might want to consider playing at night since two of the courts are lit and available for night play.
Spa And Fitness Center
The spa offers massages, reflexology, facials, wraps, and an assortment of other services that will help you unwind. The fitness center on the other hand offers lots of complementary exercise and muscle training equipment that is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. There are also work out stations along the two mile trail that is included on the resort.
Children welcome on the resort, in fact there is even a “kid’s camp” on the premises. If you want to have some time alone with your spouse you can leave your children there anytime from 9:30 in the morning to 5:30 in the evening. The children will love it! There are lots of activities, games, crafts, beach fun, movies, and more to keep them entertained.
You will not be let down by the intimate and elegant accommodations which are situated throughout the resort’s property. The accommodations go from the hilltop all the way down to the beach front. You will be able to enjoy the views either from a balcony or private patio. There is also the option of getting special amenities such as a whirlpool tub.
You will not be disappointed by the Buccaneer. You will surely understand how the longest running resort in the Caribbean has stayed open for all of these years!