Mustique, steeped in history and surrounded by intrigue, lies in the stream of islands of St Vincent and the Grenadines just a hundred miles west of Barbados. The islands gentle year round climate and natural beauty of rocky headlands, dramatic hilltops and pristine palm fringed beaches, combined with the most exclusive collection of villas anywhere in the world, make Mustique a truly unique private idyll. For generations, those who have visited Mustique have been captivated by the unique sense of island life; where you can enjoy the ultimate in luxury villa living with the privilege of being on your own private tropical island. See Google map
There are not many rules on Mustique, no protocol or expectations. Guests can simply do as they wish.
Enjoy the privacy of your own villa, or the legendary house party atmosphere at The Cotton House, when fellow guests get together to enjoy anything from a gastronomic dinner, a cocktail party, to a beach barbeque, or Jump Up at Basil's. On Mustique, anything goes. For more information see www.mustique-island.com
There are many beaches to choose from on Mustique; Macaroni and Simplicity beaches situated on the north easterly side of the island offer more swell providing excellent surfing and body boarding, whilst Lagoon, Gelliceaux and Endeavour Bay beaches on the south westerly aspect of the island offer calmer waters more suited to snorkeling and paddle boarding, perfect for family swimming and picnicking.
Many island residents are keen tennis players and the tennis club has four floodlit omni-courts, and two floodlit hard courts. Use of the tennis courts is complimentary and there are daily drop-in games for those looking for social match play.
Explore Mustique on horseback, trekking up into the hills to enjoy the many wonderful views or gallop through the surf on a choice of deserted beaches. There are horses and ponies to suit all levels of experience and group or private lessons can be arranged.
The Cotton House Spa has four treatment rooms, a relaxation room with stunning sea views and a specialist beauty salon offering a range of holistic and beauty treatments. Please see www.cottonhouse.net
The neighbouring island of Canouan offers excellent golf facilities with an award winning championship golf course designed by Jim Fazio. Often described as a golfer's heaven the course offers many challenges given its dramatic coastal location. For booking information or details of boat or plane transfers to Canouan, please contact the Mustique Activities Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mustique is a haven for children of all ages. The islands intimacy and security allows teenagers to roam safely at their will and mingle with new found friends allowing parents to relax and unwind in confidence. For very young children there are nannies and child minders available to give parents some time to themselves. See www.mustique-island.com
There are frequent international flights from Europe, UK, US, Canada and South America that fly directly to both Barbados and St Lucia with airlines such as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, American Airways, Delta, Air Canada and Caribbean Airways.
For somewhere so secluded Mustique is surprisingly easy to get to. The Mustique Company has regular charter flights to the island from the neighbouring islands of Barbados and St Lucia. For availability and reservations please contact email@example.com
As part of St Vincent and the Grenadines, a valid passport and travel documents must be shown upon arrival to clear Customs and Immigration. Visas are not required unless travelling from Dominican Republic, China, and some countries within the Middle East and Africa. If you are unsure please check with your local Travel Advisor before you travel.
There are visa restrictions for The Dominican Republic, Jordan, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, China and Nigeria. For visa requirements please go to www.gov.vc or check with your local Travel Advisor.