Amy Risley

Petit St. Vincent

with Amy Risley
  • Where:Petit St. Vincent

  • Why:A birthday escape to paradise.

  • When:June 2013

  • Who:Me & Jay

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Highs & Lows

  • You're on a PRIVATE ISLAND! How much better can it get? Even if they're fully booked, the lay of the land makes it possible for you to find any number of peaceful hideouts.

  • The staff (and the adorable baby blue "mouks" that they drive around) are amazing; whether you're the type who desires beck and call service or likes to be left alone to snooze in your hammock all day.

  • Ownership is extremely dedicated to the environment and ocean preservation, bringing in experts to survey and be sure every part of the operation is conscious.

  • The yoga instructor happened to be away while we visited, but we were treated to skipper Jeff's unique and quirky blend of Qi Gong and asanas with names he made up himself. Needless to say I didn't break a sweat, but it did turn out to be one of the funnier highlights of the trip and a symbol of what makes this place special.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

Total: 47/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Private Island Resort

  • Vibe

    Barefoot chic hideaway.

  • Location

    Twelve degrees north of the equator in the Grenadine Islands, reached via flying from Barbardos to Union Island and a 20 minute boat trip.

  • Rooms

    22 Cottages and Villas

  • Music

    Nothing but sea breezes and gently crashing waves.

  • Pool/Gym

    Tranquil open air spa, outdoor yoga, fitness trails, fishing, tennis, golf, sailing, snorkeling...tons of sea and land activities!

  • Restaurant

    The main dining room features fresh, elegant eats (ask to step into their impressive wine cellar!).

  • Bar

    The casual beach bar serves Caribbean favorites and traditional comfort food, and hosts weekly barbecues often accompanied by the sounds of a local steel drum band.

  • Children

    Yes. Plenty of room for them to explore and activities to keep them occupied.

  • Price

    On the higher end of luxury but well worth the price of its privacy and exceptional level of service.

Petit St. Vincent

Petit Saint Vincent, Grenadines, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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