cityHUNTing in The British Virgin Islands:

Adventure Guide – Megan Hoffman

Sitting in a cubicle has been a dangerous way to work as of late with downsizing and layoffs, but many employees have pushed through and challenged their teams to create their best work in these troubled times.

If your company is looking for a way to show star employees that their work and sacrifice have not gone unnoticed, or even to bolster team morale with a retreat, Rosewood’s Little Dix Bay Resort is the ultimate off the beaten path luxury locale; this hidden gem is the perfect gift for deserving employees…and a very deserving YOU!

Situated on Little Dix Bay, a clear blue bay filled with brightly colored fish and friendly loggerhead sea turtles, the resort was founded by Laurence S. Rockefeller; this paradise prides itself on blending in with its environment, and the conservation and preservation of the islands natural resources’. LDB is a highly respected and well awarded resort including 2010 Conde Nast Reader’s Choice Award and Travel + Leisure’s World’s 500 Best Hotels.

The resort offers three restaurants, a casual Beach Grille, the large and open Pavilion restaurant, and the more upscale Sugar Mill. The large Mahogany Room is available for presentations and meetings, and is located steps from the pool in case your meeting winds down early.

Looking for something to do besides recline on the beach? There is a daily list of activities to keep you busy such as  drops to local private beaches, hiking trails and tours, free snorkel gear for swimming alongside the bay’s famed turtles, sunset cruises, and a very popular and “not to be missed” beach picnic complete with rum drinks, lobster and a steel drum band.

Of course any weary worker needs a visit to the resorts sensational Sense Spa. Located cliffside and overlooking the Caribbean Sea with sailboats blowing across the waters and island just in the distance, the view alone is breathtaking, not to mention the treatments. Imagine having a massage while listening to the sound of the waves, or have a yoga class while gazing out at the Caribbean Sea.

Whether for a corporate retreat or an instinctive trip, this little luxury paradise is sure to recharge your batteries.