spend as much time as you like with your children, but you
can easily put aside some time to read a book, sail a Sunfish
or head to the downtown shops. That's because there is a
“KidsKlub” program where children age four-12 can have a
great time. The staff organizes beach ball relays, hermit
crab races and limbo contests. There is also a Teen program.
A NiteKlub program (5:30-10) allows the children to watch
movies and do arts and crafts under supervision while you
relax over a leisurely dinner. Additional fees apply for
KidsKlub and NiteKlub.
Children under 12 do not pay for ei-
ther food or lodging when they stay in
the same rooms as their parents. It's
hard to beat that.
But Sapphire is not a giant camp. This is a luxurious resort
with 171 suites and villas arranged in low-rise clusters on 30
seaside acres. Each accommodation features a private bal-
cony facing either the ocean or yacht harbor, a full kitchen,
king-sized beds, satellite TV and sleeper sofa beds. Suites,
on the first and second floors of the four-story buildings, can
accommodate four guests. The villas, on the third and fourth
levels, are all duplexes. They can sleep six.
The half-mile beach is scattered with lounge chairs and the
watersports center is one of the most active on the island. It
has Sunfish, windsurfers and snorkeling gear as well as wa-
ter toys. Dive In, the on-site diving center, organizes scuba
trips and many fishing trips leave from the on-site marina.
There is a two-tiered freshwater pool with a swim-up bar.
Sapphire has several dining options. The Pretty Klip Pool
Bar and Grille is a casual dining spot for lunch and dinner.
The W' Indies Island Eatery serves all three meals. Sit-
ting on the beach, it serves Continental cuisine with a Carib-
bean flair. The Beach Bar , in the entertainment center,
hosts island musicians and shows several nights a week.
The Steakhouse on the Point serves dinner in high sea-