Scrub Island Resort Celebrates Holidays with Four Exquisite Culinary Experiences
WHO: Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a serene 230-acre private-island haven situated at the east end of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. Tucked into a rugged cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and neighboring islands, this luxury, AAA Four Diamond resort features 52 guest accommodations as well as a collection of two-, three-, four- and six-bedroom villas, the intimate Ixora Spa, world-class restaurants, two private beaches, and a 55-slip marina.
WHAT: Scrub Island Resort is offering four extraordinary holiday dining experiences ideal for guests, locals, and island-hopping travelers, from a gourmet Thanksgiving feast to a lavish New Year’s Eve buffet.
Thanksgiving Dinner – The feast kicks off with a choice of corn and potato chowder, roasted beet & feta salad, or portobello mushroom ravioli. Entrée options include a choice of traditional roasted turkey with all the fixings, pan-seared Atlantic salmon, or herb-marinated pork tenderloin, served with savory sides. For dessert, choose from pumpkin pie, nutmeg cheesecake, or vanilla ice cream topped with salted caramel sauce. $125* per person.
Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet – Guests may enjoy a selection of soups, including Anegada conch chowder; charcuterie board featuring an assortment of specialty meats and cheeses; salad station with traditional greens, in addition to watermelon & feta and quinoa salad. Mains include a pasta station; carving station with ham and turkey; a variety of hot entrées featuring shrimp, butter chicken masala, snapper, chevre mac & cheese, rice pilaf, sauteed vegetables and red bliss potatoes. A decadent dessert selection offers island rum cake, nutmeg cheesecake, date pudding, pecan pie, gingerbread cake and brownies. $145* per person.
Christmas Day Dinner –Celebrate Christmas with choice of holiday favorites like beef Wellington or roasted turkey, in addition to herb-crusted Chilean seabass, and corn & polenta ravioli – all served with delectable side options. Soup and starter options include wild mushroom soup, herb grissini, steamed PEI mussels, pan-seared sea scallops, and baby beet root salad. Sweet treats feature warm black cake with vanilla sauce or sticky toffee pudding with Guinness ice cream. $130* per person.
New Year’s Eve Buffet – Kick off the New Year with an extravagant selection of culinary offerings, including a charcuterie and cheese station, raw oyster bar, Anegada lobster bisque, sushi bar, pasta bar, mussels and clams sauté station, carving station with prime rib and suckling pig. Entrée options include eggplant moussaka, braised chicken, lamb cacciatore, Chilean seabass, and Goan shrimp curry. Garlic & turmeric rice and exotic vegetables complete the savory options. Decadent desserts include bananas Foster, parfaits with wild berries, chocolate yule log, tres leche cake, mango dome entremets, a seasonal exotic fruit platter, and assorted petit fours. $165* per person.
Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday, Nov. 23 – 6pm – 10pm Cardamom & Co.
Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet Sunday, Dec. 24 – 6pm – 10pm Cardamom & Co.
Christmas Day Monday, Dec. 25 – 6pm – 10pm Cardamom & Co.
New Year’s Eve Buffet Sunday, Dec. 31 – 8pm – 11pm Grand Pavilion and 6pm – 10pm Donovan’s Reef Marina Bar & Grill.
HOW: To reserve your holiday dining experience, call 284-394-3440. For more information on Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, visit ScrubIsland.com or follow along on social media to stay up to date with the latest news and promotions.
*Price does not include tax or 20% gratuity.
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About Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, BVI
Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is named after its location, a serene 230-acre private-island haven situated at the east end of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. The luxury, AAA Four-Diamond hotel is tucked into a rugged cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and neighboring islands. The resort features 52 guest accommodations as well as a collection of two-, three-, four- and six-bedroom villas, the intimate Ixora Spa, world-class restaurants, two private beaches, on-site boutique, sundries shop with grab & go options, full-service provisions store and a 55-slip marina. Just offshore on its own private island is the all-new Marina Cay Bar & Grill serving lunch and dinner. The Scrub Island Marina offers exhilarating excursions through Dive BVI and sailing certifications with Offshore Sailing School. For more information, call toll free U.S. (877) 890-7444 or visit ScrubIsland.com.
About Mainsail Lodging & Development
Mainsail Lodging & Development is an award-winning, Tampa, Florida-based company specializing in hotel, furnished housing, and resort property management and development, marketing and sales. An established company with a dynamic entrepreneurial spirit, Mainsail prides itself in finding unique lodging opportunities with a purpose and applying its passion and expertise to each project. Founded by President Joe Collier with a combination of daring vision and dogged determination, Mainsail has built an impressive portfolio of top-branded properties throughout the southeastern United States and Caribbean. Each Mainsail property inspires guests with a distinct character and meticulously crafted, sophisticated style, from a private island resort, and urban culinary showplaces, to waterfront marvels, boutique southern hotels, and a historic jazz-era icon. Stay Sojo, Mainsail’s newest brand, provides short-term furnished living options across the country, while Mainsail Vacation Rentals manages a collection of private vacation homes in Florida and the Caribbean. To ensure long-term success and profitability, Mainsail relies on the dedication of its high-performing associates, a growing group of enterprising investors, and a commitment to giving back, every step of the way. MainsailHotels.com