Mandarin Oriental is to rebrand and manage a luxury hotel on Canouan
island in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Currently operating as the Pink Sands Club
(formally Raffles), the resort is part of the Canouan estate and a
member of The Leading Hotels of the World.
Mandarin Oriental will rebrand the property as
the Mandarin Oriental, Canouan on 1 November 2017. It will
be the groupís first property in the Caribbean.
nestled on the powder white sands of Canouan Island which is only
five square miles in total. The whole island is dedicated to
leisure pursuits including sailing, kayaking, diving, fishing,
tennis and hiking, as well as golf at an 18-hole Jim
Fazio-designed golf course.
The hotel comprises 26 suites and 12
three to four bedroom villas. All suites and villas have full
ocean views, and each villa comes with a large private pool, just
a few steps away from the ocean.
A variety of restaurants and bars
provide a range of cuisines and al fresco dining and the property
also features an outdoor infinity pool, a spa and health club,
with two overwater treatment cabanas accessible by boat.
The group will also brand and manage a portfolio of new
Residences at Mandarin Oriental, to be located near the hotel and
scheduled to be available in 2020.
Canouan is one
of the most beautiful islands in the archipelago, surrounded by
pristine beaches, warm turquoise waters and emerald-green hills.
The resort is situated on the east coast of the island on the soft
sands and crystal clear waters of Godahl Beach. The protected
waters of the Tobago Cays Marine Park, which has a number of
globally significant habitats including coral reefs and sea turtle
nesting sites, is a 30 minute boat ride away.
resort is easily accessible by a short 20-minute flight in one of
the hotelís private jets from Barbados, St Lucia, St Vincent and
the Grenadines as well as other Caribbean gateways. Regular
flights and yacht charters are also available.