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Valhalla Women’s Week Heads to Vieques Island, Puerto Rico

Sunday Aug 28, 2011
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NEW YORK, NY - Maggie C. Events, Pandora Events and GO Magazine present an exclusive, luxury Caribbean vacation designed specifically for the lesbian community at one of the world’s premiere resorts, The W Retreat & Spa, located on stunning Vieques Island, Puerto Rico.

Valhalla, the event, named for the mythical heaven ruled by valkyries and goddesses, will be a vacation like no other. Eager vacationers will gather at this terrestrial paradise from October 19-23, 2011 to relax, pamper, dine, party and revel in each other’s company and the setting will be the exclusive domain of Valhalla’s guests.

"That’s right, we’ll be taking over the entire Vieques W Retreat and Spa," says Amy Lesser, Publisher of GO Magazine. "And GO is very excited to partner with two of the finest event promoters in the lesbian community. Seven hundred women will experience an unprecedented, women-only island escape."

"We want to make women’s fantasies come true by providing the unique opportunity to enjoy the Vieques W Retreat and Spa, one of the most luxurious resorts in the Caribbean," says Yesi Leon of Pandora Events.

The Valhalla hosts are uniquely equipped to produce this extraordinary event. Maggie C. is the leading lesbian event producer in the Northeast. Their glamorous parties, Creme de la Femme, Eden and Stiletto have received national media and accolades. Pandora Events has been producing and sponsoring seamless lesbian events throughout the country for 12 years, including the Girls In Wonderland Weekend in Orlando, The official women’s events of Atlanta Pride, Women’s White Party in Miami and many more. Together, these event powerhouses create a powerful alliance that will, along with presenting sponsor GO Magazine present this once-in-a-lifetime lesbian getaway.

Valhalla, the event, named for the mythical heaven ruled by valkyries and goddesses, will be a vacation like no other. Eager vacationers will gather at this terrestrial paradise from October 19-23, 2011.

Valhalla Women’s Week is the first large-scale lesbian event to "buy out" one of only two W marquee spa properties, The Vieques Hotel Retreat and Spa. The luxurious 155 room resort boasts oversized rooms and suites all featuring ocean views from private balconies or terraces. Rooms all feature the famously deluxe W bed sets, luxury bathrooms with the exclusive Vieques tub, complimentary Bliss products and snuggly cotton spa robes. Rooms are also outfitted with high-speed Internet service, iPod docks, 42-inch LCD TVs with cable, in-room movies and dual-line phones.

Throughout Valhalla Women’s Week, Maggie C. Events and Pandora Events will produce a lineup of world-class entertainment featuring, club nights, poolside dance parties, comedy shows and performances by major recording artists Sexy evening bonfires on the beach will give guests a chance to relax and enjoy the sounds of the gentle surf. The W, already renowned for its exceptional cuisine, will collaborate with Valhalla producers to provide specially-designed and -priced dinner and cocktail menus crafted by celesbian chefs and other gourmands.

"Valhalla will feature a full menu of daytime and nighttime activities. As Valhalla will have the run of the W facilities, the two pure white-sand beaches-one clothing-optional-will be the exclusive realm of Valhalla’s guests for the week," says Maggie C. of Maggie C. Events.

Guests will enjoy W amenities including swimming, sea kayaking, snorkeling, horseback riding, tennis, early morning yoga, volleyball and poolside fun. A 24-hour fitness center and full complimentary breakfast bar get guests moving in the morning. Spa services and plush poolside and beachfront cabanas will be available for exclusive Valhalla rates.

Rooms and suites accomodate various configurations of singles, couples and larger groups making the event accessible to a variety of women on a variety of vacation budgets. Event packages begin at $545. See http://www.valhallawomensweek.com for complete pricing information and other details.

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