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Petit St. Vincent, a private island resort known locally as PSV, lies 40 miles south of St. Vincent in the Grenadines. Monday, 5 August 2019

Petit St. Vincent, a private island resort known locally as PSV, lies 40 miles south of St. Vincent in the Grenadines. As the southernmost in this
group of Caribbean islands, it consists of rolling hills spread over 115 acres and is surrounded by two miles of white-sand beaches. Not surprisingly, it’s home to its very own exclusive boutique hotel resort. 

With 22 ocean-view units, the resort offers an elegant take on the all-inclusive holiday. Eight one-bedroom cottages are elevated on various bluffs offering stunning views of the archipelago; another eight are beachfront, as are the six two-bedroom villas. Both types of accommodation are very spacious — the bedrooms have king-size beds, plus lounges and sun decks, or beachfront gardens.

All guest cottages are air-conditioned and come fitted with Bose iPod docks, Nespresso coffee machines, Italian cotton bed linen, soft Mascioni towels and luxury bathroom amenities. The resort follows an unplugged, ‘no news, no shoes’ concept and so there are neither televisions nor internet access in the guest cottages.

There are two restaurants and bars. The Main Pavilion Restaurant offers great service and daily changing menus, with locally caught fish and imported prime cuts of meat, including black Angus beef and New Zealand lamb. The large walk-in wine cellar houses more than 4,000 bottles.

The Beach Restaurant provides a more relaxed vibe. The sea-to-table menu includes freshly grilled fish as well as locally caught lobster, plus a variety of Mediterranean-style salads and pasta dishes, along with homemade pizzas cooked in a clay oven.

With turquoise tropical waters and unspoilt reefs, the on-site Jean-Michel Cousteau Caribbean Dive Centre offers off-the-beaten-track dives. And, with a fleet of boats, ample watersports equipment and a tennis court, there’s plenty to occupy activity seekers. Alternatively, stretching out in one of the many hammocks dotted around the island’s beaches is a popular option. 

The resort has two on-site yoga instructors hosting group sessions in the yoga pavilions, while open-air massage and beauty treatments are available in the hillside spa complex.


Sail to Tobago Cays Marine Park on the wooden sloop Beauty, and spot juvenile blacktip reef sharks at sunset


• 22 spacious cottages and villas
• Two restaurants
• Two bars
• Expansive wine cellar
• Jean-Michel Cousteau five-star PADI dive centre
• Balinese-inspired spa complex
• Watersports, including SUP, Hobie Cats and Sunfish 
• Powerboat and sailing boat charters
• Tennis court
• Outdoor calisthenic fitness trail
• Two yoga pavilions

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