GUESTS ENJOY CARIBBEAN ISLAND HOPPING AND RENTAL CARWITH LONG BAY BEACH RESORT & VILLASâ€™ â€œEXPLORE THE BVIâ€ PACKAGE— Three-Night Package Priced From $599 Per Person —TORTOLA, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (MARCH 31, 2008) —Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas, a casually elegant, plantation style Caribbean resort, has introduced a three-night â€œExplore the BVIâ€ package which features an exciting island-hopping day sail to neighboring islands — with lunch, open bar and snorkeling — on the lovely â€œMystique.â€Also included are Hillside Oceanview Deluxe accommodations, full American breakfasts daily, a one-day car rental on Tortola, as well as tax and service charges. The package, priced at $599 per person based on double occupancy, is effective now through December 20, 2008 and cannot be combined with any other offers. â€œThe British Virgin Islands is a destination where people like to get out and explore. This package conveniently combines two of the most popular activitiesâ€”an island-hopping, snorkeling sailing trip and a dayâ€™s car rental to explore the beautiful and fascinating island of Tortola,â€ said Steven E. Heydt, Elite Island Resorts president. Tortola, home to Long Bay Resort & Villas, is a friendly fun island to explore by car. Its rustic mountains have centuries-old ruins of forts and other historic sites. Its varied beaches include excellent surfing spots and family-friendly calm waters. Visitors also enjoy Road Town, the capital, a great spot for relaxed shopping and dining. Tortola is also a popular jumping off point for sailing trips to nearby islands for snorkeling, diving and relaxing at laid-back beach bars.Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas is a destination in itself, with verdant hills overlooking a stunning mile-long white sand beach. Its 157 beautiful guest rooms and villas are hidden away on a 52-acre estate, giving guests a feeling of exclusivity and privacy. On site are three restaurants and bars plus a pool with a swim-up bar, a spa and salon, tennis courts, a fitness center and a dive shop. The resort is a member of Elite Island Resorts — the second-largest independently owned hospitality group in the Caribbean –known for its eco-friendly, casually elegant resorts, stunning locations, and caring, personal service.For reservations, call (800) 345-0356 or visitÂ www.eliteislands.com.