Calling all swimmers...the 18th annual St. Croix Coral Reef Swim is set for Sunday, October 13, 2013 headquartered at the legendary Buccaneer
St. Croix's annual Coral Reef Swim, one of America's
most successful swim competitions, is set for Sunday, October 13, 2013, based at St. Croix's legendary Buccaneer resort. This year marks the 18th annual Coral Reef Swim, which attracts fitness swimmers competing for fun, as well as world-class open water athletes. Swimmers as young as 11 years old and as senior as 75 years old are among the race contestants.The Swim's founder is Elizabeth Armstrong, owner and general manager of The Buccaneer.
The event includes a, one mile, two-mile and a five-mile race through turquoise water and colorful coral reefs, both ending at The Buccaneer's palm-lined beach where a steel band and refreshments await. The one-mile and the two-mile race follow the shoreline of St. Croix's east end, and the five-mile race begins at Buck Island, a living coral reef designated an underwater park by the U.S. National Park Service. With three distances to choose from, the Coral Reef Swims offer an experience for all level of swimmers.
The Buccaneer offers participants a special Coral Reef Swim rate of $195 per room, per night, with a minimum three night stay.
A special three-night package includes accommodations in a deluxe oceanfront room with taxes, breakfast and dinner daily, transportation from the airport to The Buccaneer, Buck Island snorkeling trip, Sugar Mill cocktail party, race registration, goody bag and transportation to race (swimmers), and awards luncheon. Rates are $685 per swimmer and $595 for non-swimmers, based on double occupancy. Gratuities are not included. Extra nights $195 plus 21% taxes, breakfast included.
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