A romantic island getaway fronted by a beautiful sandy beach, Rosewood Little Dix Bay is a unique luxury resort that attracts vacationers looking for a place to get away from their busy schedules. Located on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands, the resort has a coral reef just off the beach. The reef is great for snorkeling and also serves as a barrier that makes the water in the bay calm for swimming year-round. The property is a great choice for couples and honeymooners who want to have secluded beach picnics and relax in the Caribbean sun.

In addition to the resort's own beach, visitors can catch a private water taxi to thirteen other secluded local beaches where you will find many soft adventure vacation activities such as diving, snorkeling, sailing and hiking.

Cottages and guestrooms

Cottages and guestrooms have been built unobtrusively into the surrounding landscape blending in with the trees, gardens, coconut palms and white sand. Most of the 93 guest rooms and 4 one-bedroom suites offer ultimate privacy since they are nestled among sea grape trees and are not visible from the water. Interiors and bathrooms are decorated with bright pastel colors and handcrafted furniture.

If you are planning a Caribbean honeymoon, the hotel has a luxurious two-bedroom villa and a three-bedroom villa, both situated on the west end of the resort's beach. These waterfront villas overlook the sea and each have a private pool, outdoor showers and a dining pavilion with barbecue area.

The Spa

The Spa is set on top of a hill overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Spa therapists employ current therapeutic practices as well as some progressive concepts that incorporate indigenous plants from Virgin Gorda. The unique spa can arrange treatments under the stars, on the beach or in your room, giving you many ways to relax on your romantic island getaway.

Honeymooners can indulge in the Cliff Spa Day Suite, a luxurious private spa hideaway with spectacular views of the neighboring islands, a secluded beach below and an intimate dining area. The spa suite can be booked for periods of up to eight hours. For ultimate indulgence, complete your romantic day with a private torch-lit dinner on the beach.

Many of the island activities are complimentary, including water-skiing, snorkeling gear & lessons, use of Sunfish sailboats and kayaks, guided snorkel tours, tennis, fitness and nightly movies. Other activities offered for a fee include sailing, sunset cocktail cruise, PADI-certified scuba diving and instruction, glass-bottom boat tours and fishing.

Dining

The Pavilion is an open-air restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch buffets daily, as well as an eclectic American/Continental ala carte menu for dinner. The Beach Grill serves casual American dishes for lunch.

The Sugar Mill is an intimate restaurant situated just steps from the beach. It serves fresh local seafood as well as grilled steaks and chops.

For lunch, ask the staff to prepare a gourmet picnic which you can take with you so that you don't have to leave the beach.

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Does the Hotel Offer Deals and Packages?

The resort is offering a collection of great deals and packages, including free nights, romantic offers and spa getaways.

Free Nights

The "More Rosewood" offer gives you more nights free the longer you stay. If you pay for three nights, you receive the 4th night free. If you pay for five nights, you receive 2 additional nights free.

Spa Retreat

The "Wellness Retreat: Fitness Immersion Four-Night Package" is offered on certain days of the year. You can check the hotel web site for current dates and types of Spa Retreats. The Wellness Retreats let you immerse yourself in healing treatments and fitness programs.

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7-Night Romantic Special

The "Pure Romance: Seven-Night special for Two" was designed especially for the romantic couple and includes: Full daily breakfast for two, St. Thomas Air Taxi transfers, tax, service and resort fee. The package is based on Air Taxi availability. Five-night minimum stay required.

Plan This Trip:

Room rates start from $395 USD plus tax and fees during low season in the summer and from $725 during high season. Check for packages before booking.

To get to Virgin Gorda, you will have to go via San Juan, St. Thomas or Tortola. If you fly to Tortola (Beef Island Airport), the resort can arrange a 20 minute boat trip on its private catamaran. Virgin Gorda is 90 miles east of Puerto Rico and 26 miles northeast of St. Thomas. The resort is five minutes from the Virgin Gorda Airport.

Location: P.O. Box 70 , Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands , website, 284-495-5555