Petit St Vincent, Private Island, Caribbean
This ultimate getaway island lies about 40 miles south of St Vincent in the Caribbean isles of the Grenadines. Petit St Vincent combines luxury accommodation with white sandy beaches and the warm turquoise waters of the Caribbean in lush tropical surroundings
Petit St Vincent Resort is committed to delivering the comfort expected by guests in the most sustainable way possible thus protecting the pristine environment of this beautiful paradise and its surrounding coral reefs.
The 22 luxuriously designed cottages and villas on the island accommodate up to 56 guests at any one time and are either positioned on the beach or around the island’s bluffs with magnificent ocean views. They have indoor and outdoor dining areas, sun decks and private gardens.
There is purposely no television or internet so guests have the chance to truly disconnect from the outside world.
Petit St Vincent became the first hotel in the Caribbean to become a member of the Leading Small Hotels of the World and one of the first to be featured in Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report.
It has a loyal following of repeat guests who long for simple times before the hotel chains spread to the Caribbean. “For over forty years, Petit St Vincent has remained faithful to its original vision of being a private, understated, luxury destination.”
Getting There – Flights & Transfers
Following your flight into Bridgetown, Barbados, pick up the regular charter flight to Union Island. From there, transfer is a 20 minute boat ride.
Accomodations & Suitability
There are a total of 22 one and two bedroom cottages spread out over the island.
Families and Children are welcome at this resort.
Restaurants & Bars
Restaurants and Bars on Petit St Vincent Island
The talented team of chefs use fresh local ingredients to create exceptional cuisine whether guests choose to dine in the restaurant or in their own accommodation.
Main Pavilion Restaurant
This open air restaurant and bar overlooks the harbour and can cater for banquet style celebrations with families and groups of friends or romantic dinners for two.
The Petit St Vincent wine cellar features a balanced and diverse wine collection with over 4,500 bottles and up to 150 references.
Romantic Private Dinners
Romantic dining anywhere on the island can be arranged for guests at a time and location of their choice. Some popular venues for this private dining experience are the Gazebo at the end of the Windward Dock, the open-air yoga pavilion, West End beach and at the Atlantic Beach pier.
While away the afternoons until the sun goes down in this open air beach restaurant and bar surrounded by palm trees at generously spaced hardwood tables. This is the ideal place for guests to relax and enjoy locally caught fish, barbeque chicken or a pizza or a Black Angus beef burger. During lobster season guests can feast on complimentary fresh lobster – 1 November to 30th April.
The bar is named after Goatie, the most senior member of PSV who helped to build the resort back in 1966.
Located adjacent to the Beach Restaurant, it stretches over the water’s edge offering a comfy lounge area with cushioned sofas and rattan loungers it’s the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail, locally brewed Hairoun beer or a glass of perfectly chilled wine.
Beach barbeques are held weekly and the team of chefs delight guests with locally caught fresh grilled fish or imported prime cuts of marinated meat.
Just the two of you and a basketful of gourmet surprises to enjoy anywhere on the island or even request your picnic on a deserted, tiny atoll named Mopion. Ask at reception for a picnic to be arranged or hoist a yellow flag to alert staff to a request.
Spa & Wellness
The Hillside Spa is located at the base of Marni Hill with four open air treatment rooms offering a range of pampering treatments to help guests to unwind in a tranquil and peaceful environment.
Spa Treatments include:
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Body Scrubs
- Hand and Foot Treatments
- Couples Treatments
Weddings and Honeymoons
Petit St Vincent is a magical destination for an unforgettable Caribbean beach wedding, honeymoon or celebration. It is possible for the entire private island to be rented out for the exclusive use of the wedding party. Both large and more intimate celebrations can be catered for on Petit St Vincent; there are few places in the world where you can truly escape from the outside world but this tropical paradise gem is certainly one of them.
One Bedroom Cottages
There are one bedroom cottages and two bedroom beach villas positioned either along the beach a few steps from the water’s edge or nestled within the hills and bluffs offering magnificent views of the ocean.
There are sixteen one bedroom cottages placed in a variety of locations on the island that have been built from hand-quarried native bluebitch stone with vaulted local purpleheart hardwood ceilings and the floor to ceiling sliding glass doors to allow for almost uninterrupted views.
They are spacious and totally private, designed with the utmost comfort in mind offering en suite facilities and king sized beds, living room with indoor and outdoor dining areas. The theme is modern and contemporary with pastel shades complimenting the teak furnishings. Amenities include Bose ipod docking station, Nespresso coffee machine, plush towels and linen sheets, Bvlgari toiletries and air conditioning
Two Bedroom Cottages
The villas are built from native bluebitch stone and local purpleheart hardwood and provide over 1,500 sq ft of understated luxury, perfect for families or sharing with friends.
The villa has a master bedroom with a king sized bed and the second bedroom has two queen sized beds. The theme is modern and contemporary with pastel shades complimenting the teak furnishings. Amenities include Bose ipod docking station, Nespresso coffee machine, plush towels and linen sheets, Bvlgari toiletries and air conditioning.
Located just steps from the ocean the villa has floor to ceiling glass doors that can be opened to appreciate the refreshing ocean breeze or closed to enjoy the ceiling fans and air conditioning. There is a 20 ft. pavilion ceiling and marbles floors with both bedrooms having their own spacious bathroom.
It’s a simple flag system for your desired requests:
Yellow for service
Red for privacy
For your breakfast order either the night before or in the morning, slip your order into the driftwood pole slot outside your accommodation and raise the yellow flag. Our team of room service butlers will be on hand via mini-moke (the island’s cute fiberglass vehicles) and will facilitate your request promptly.
Activities at Petit St Vincent
Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, opened the Jean-Michel Cousteau Caribbean Diving Centre at the end of 2014 here on Petit St Vincent.
The state of the art scuba diving operation runs courses for an unforgettable experience. Virtually anyone can learn to scuba dive from age 10 to 80.
For more information go to www.jeanmichelcousteaudiving-caribbean.com
The surrounding waters of Petit St Vincent are perfect for experienced water sports lovers and beginners. Non-motorised equipment such as snorkelling gear, kayaks, Hobie Cats, Sunfish, windsurfers etc. are complimentary. Safety equipment is provided and help is always at hand from the experienced staff that will be stationed around the beach.
Deep sea fishing, kite surfing and scuba diving can be organised for guests who are a little more adventurous. All the arrangements will be made for guests with reputable local providers.
For guests who prefer to stay on dry land but would like to keep active during their stay there are a range of activities including:
There are two open air pavilions for guests to practice yoga either in solitude with only the ocean and birdsong for company or our two experienced Yoga instructors offer individual or group sessions. All skill levels are able to enjoy the yoga options and mats and accessories are provided.
Whether guests wish to enjoy a day of sailing, fishing, snorkelling or scuba diving a boat charter can be arranged for guests to explore the beautiful stretch of water with plenty of nearby islands and bays around the Grenadines.
Guests have plenty of opportunity to explore the Grenadines in the beautiful Caribbean with an island hopping adventure.
A short sail away are:
- Tobago Cays
- Union Island