What's New in Jamaica

Mad About Madden The new Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club in Ocho Rios offers football enthusiasts and their families a special package in conjunction with the first nationally sanctioned Madden Challenge football tournament at the property. Fans can cheer on their favorite pro athletes d


Mad About Madden

The new Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club in Ocho Rios offers football enthusiasts and their families a special package in conjunction with the first nationally sanctioned Madden Challenge football tournament at the property.

Fans can cheer on their favorite pro athletes during the competition, which will be held Jan. 8-12, 2003. The Beaches/Madden-Challenge all-inclusive package includes deluxe accommodations for four nights, roundtrip air on Air Jamaica from Los Angeles or Houston, all meals and drinks, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel taxes and gratuities, airport taxes and service fees.

The resort offers a variety of land and watersports such as scuba, tennis and golf, as well as GameWaves Video Game Center, Kids Kamp & Petting Zoo, nightly entertainment and a teens’ disco.

From Los Angeles, the price is $1,299 ($1,199 from Houston) per person, double, for guests 16 and older. The rate for children ages 2 to 15 is $769 ($699 from Houston) per child. Children under 2 stay free.

Call 800-BEACHES. Web site: www.beaches.com.

Joined in Jamaica

In addition to its popular WeddingMoons program, Sandals Resorts International is offering couples yet another way to tie the knot with its Sunset WeddingMoons package.

Sunset WeddingMoons exclusive to Sandals Negril Beach Resort & Spa and Beaches Negril properties includes a sunset ceremony, a wedding celebration dinner for six people with personalized menus, and five bottles of champagne.

The package, which costs $2,000, also includes VIP airport transfers, processing of wedding documents, a marriage license, services of a minister and a wedding coordinator, a professional wedding and honeymoon video and a complimentary starter set of fine china.

Call 800-SAN DALS. Web site: www.sandals.com.

20% Prospect

Available through Nov. 22 and Dec. 1-20, Prospect Villas in Ocho Rios is offering a discounted nightly rate for its oceanfront villas at 20% commission. The Ocho Rios property, a member of Elegant Resorts International, features four private, luxury ocean villas. The villas include spacious living rooms, televisions, VCRs, stereo cassette/CD players and the services of private security guards.

Visitors may take part in such complimentary activities as tennis, horseback riding and a tour of the 900-acre plantation behind the villas.

Normally $694 per night, the rate for the villas is currently $400 per night with a seven-night minimum. Agents receive 20% commission.

Call 800-733-5077. Web site: www.prospect-villas. com.

Family FREEdom

Families receive two free nights on stays of five nights or more, plus a free room upgrade, at the all-inclusive Sunset Beach Resort & Spa in Montego Bay.

The offer is available through Dec. 15 for families of two adults and at least one child under the age of 12 staying a minimum of five nights. Prices start at $230 per couple, per night. Children under the age of 12 cost $35 per child, per night. Rates include accommodations, meals and Kid’s Kamp.

Call 800-888-1199.

Web site: www.sunset beachresort.com.

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