in an arc with all units facing Limetree Beach. There are 56
guest rooms and 28 loft suites. All are decorated with
multi-colored fabrics and pastel accents on the walls. They
have air-conditioning, cable TV, and in-room safes.
Facilities include two tennis courts, a beachside free-form
pool and a complete watersports center with complimentary
sailboats, kayaks, snorkeling gear and windsurfers.
A casual open-air restaurant serves all three meals. You'll be
joined by iguanas that live in the moat nearby. The lounge,
on top of the hill, has regularly scheduled entertainment.
Shuttle buses connect guests with Bluebeard's Castle Hotel
and the Elysian Beach Resort, where all amenities are avail-
able for use.
ELYSIAN BEACH RESORT
6800 Estate Nazareth
St. Thomas, USVI 00802
(340) 775-1000; www.equivest.com
Reservations: (800) 753-2554
The Elysian, on quiet Cowpet Bay on St. Thomas' East End,
offers 180 units in white-washed three-story buildings. Ac-
commodations include studios, one- and two-bedroom suites
and suites with lofts. Many have terraces and fully equipped
kitchens. All have cable TV, a VCR, an in-room safe and
Amenities include a free-form pool with waterfall, a whirl-
pool, health club and fitness center with complimentary use
of sailboats, kayaks, snorkel gear, and windsurfers.
There are two restaurants at the resort. Bonnie's by the
Sea is on the lower level of the main building. It serves all
three meals daily with live music several nights a week at
dinner. Robert's American Grille is an informal eaterie
near the pool and beach. Regional American dishes are