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Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club Gets Ready to Welcome Guests July 1st

MIAMI, FL (2002)  - Sandals Resorts International is putting the final touches on its latest addition to the Beaches Resort family:  Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club in beautiful Ocho Rios, Jamaica.  Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club, joins Beaches Negril and Beaches Sandy Bay, both in Negril, Jamaica, and Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort & Spa in Turks and Caicos in welcoming families with children, singles, couples and groups. The new ultra all-inclusive luxury resort is scheduled to open on July 1, 2002, upon completion of an $18 million renovation and expansion project that will render it the most family-friendly resort on the island.
Set on 10 beautifully landscaped acres, Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club is nestled on one of Jamaica’s prime golden sand beaches, located just ten miles east of Ocho Rios.  The resort is minutes away from Boscobel Airport and under two hours from Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. 
Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club will offer the same great amenities that Beaches guests can always expect:
á 230 oversized luxurious rooms in nine different categories, including oceanfront suites, honeymoon suites, one- and two-bedroom suites and luxury family suites that sleep up to five people; á 2,000-square-foot state-of-the-art fitness center including Cybex equipment and day spa; á three fresh water pools and three Jacuzzis; á five gourmet specialty restaurants, including Caribbean cuisine, Italian delights and a beach barbeque pit; á full array of watersports including: scuba diving, water skiing, snorkeling, sailing, kayaks, aqua trampoline, windsurfing, and paddle boats; á live nightly entertainment; á an abundance of land sports including: four tennis courts, pool tables, shuffle board, lawn chess, and beach volleyball; á over 2, 500 square-feet of meeting space; á seven bars, including a swim-up pool bar, all serving unlimited premium brand drinks; á golf at the nearby Sandals Golf & Country Club, including complimentary transfers and greens fees; and á round-trip airport transfers.

While adult guests are soaking up the sun and fun at Beaches Boscobel, junior visitors can enjoy the following:
á designated kids pool with water slide; á petting zoo; á high-tech video game center featuring the latest video games (more info below); á rockin’ teen disco; á Kids Kamp program with supervised, age-specific facilities for infants 0-3, toddlers 4-7, pre-adolescents 8-12 and teens 13+

Part of the expansion plan for Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club will include the addition of a state-of-the-art Video Game Center.  Beaches Resorts collectively have partnered with today’s top software manufacturers including Electronic Arts?, Sega of America Inc., Activision, Midway, Ubi Soft and RockStar to feature the most popular video games at not only Beaches Boscobel, but also the newly expanded video game centers at the other Beaches properties, including Beaches Negril, Beaches Sandy Bay, Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort & Spa, and Beaches Grande Sport (game center opening July 1, 2002).  The Game Centers will offer the hottest video consoles such as Sony PlayStation® 2 Computer Entertainment System, Xbox? Video Game System from Microsoft, and Nintendo GameCube?.
These newly expanded Games Centers will feature kiosks where guests of all ages can test their skill and get in on the action on extremely popular games such as Madden NFL? 2002, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater? 3, Sega Sports? NFL 2K2, Sonic? Adventure 2 Battle, SSX Tricky, Rayman® ARENA, SpyHunter®, Smugglers Run 2: Hostile Territory, NHL® 2002, NBA Street and many more. 
The first Beaches Resort opened in 1997, welcoming singles, couples and families of all ages.  Beaches Grande Sport, and the new Beaches Royal Plantation Golf Resort and Spa in Ocho Rios, are the signature properties in the new “adults-only” Beaches Resort collection.  Beaches Royal Plantation Resort & Spa welcomes guests ages 18-and-up, and Beaches Grande Sport Resort welcomes guests ages 16-and-up, allowing families with older children to enjoy the ultra all-inclusive vacations of Sandals and Beaches Resorts.

Sandals, Beaches’ parent company, is the largest operator of luxury, ultra all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean. Sandals has a total of 11 couples-only properties, including six in Jamaica, three in St. Lucia, one in Antigua and one in Nassau, Bahamas.  For more information about Sandals or Beaches Resorts, call 1-800-BEACHES or visit the Web site at