6729256b90528a364f872d8d93d792e9Caribbean island adventures are always fun, but sometimes one needs a place to refresh and rejuvenate after such exhilarating activities even during luxury travel. From the moment one sees the island of St. Kitts outside of the airplane window, there is a sense that this will not be just another day in paradise. This is even more evident as you exit the plane right onto the tarmac and get a glimpse of the luscious green mountainside just beside the runway. The island also includes a few luxury resorts and many luxury villa rentals, which makes it one of my top 10 travel destinations for luxury family vacations.

When on the island of St. Kitts activities abound with adventure as a major component. One can scuba dive, climb a volcano or go “Off the Beaten Path” with Greg’s Safari in a Land Rover for an up close view of a real rainforest complete with green velvet monkeys. While all of this is extremely exhilarating and bucket list worthy, it can make for a rather demanding day. One must be certain to gather their energies for the morning beach yoga class they have been dying to attend.

So what is one to do to reboot while on the island? How about a visit to the Emerald Mist Spa at the St. Kitts Marriott and Royal Beach Casino? Here along Frigate Bay’s beach, rejuvenation is available not only for the body, but also the mind and soul. This 15,000 foot spa is tucked away in such a quiet part of the resort you will feel far away from anything that may disrupt your own personal chill time.

For a rare treat, request the Bamboo Massage. This unique specialty treatment utilizes a deep tissue technique that promotes deep relaxation along with aiding poor circulation and lymphatic drainage. The strokes are enhanced with the use of warm bamboo stalks of for an almost sinful soothing experience. With bamboo being a renewable indigenous plant from the island, it makes the perfect channel to deliver the relaxed energy of the West Indies.

So embrace your bamboo spa experience, then head out for that sunset catamaran cruise to watch the orange hued sun set over the water and the twinkling nighttime lights of St. Kitts. Also enjoy the view of Nevis on the horizon and raise high your “ting with a sting” and toast yourself as you float off into the sunset in a state of Caribbean laidback bliss!