Unspoiled and virtually undiscovered, Canouan is one of the Caribbean's most up-and-coming luxury destinations.
Canouan Estate Resort & Villas Caribbean is located on 1200 lush, tropical acres, featuring 1&2 bedroom suites and luxury villas ranging from 2-6 bedrooms on up to 5.6 acres offering total privacy and seclusion. The resort features four beaches and hidden coves, each suite and villa comes equipped with its own golf cart for guests to explore the whole estate. There are four restaurants ranging from casual to more formal experiences. Three tennis courts lit for night play, fitness center, non-motorized water sports, hiking, a complimentary kids and teens club open daily, complete with two pools, one for the toddlers with water sprays and slides, the second for the older children with young chairs and umbrellas, an outdoor playground with an in-ground trampoline and soccer pitch. Indoors, there are cooking and baking areas, crafts area, a media room, video game room, table tennis and foosball table. The resort also features a Jim Fazio designed 18-hole championship golf course.
(depending on season and number of travellers): One bedroom suite rates are from USD 675 per night. Villas start at USD 1400 per night. All rates include round trip private transfers from Canouan Airport, private suite/villa host services, mini-bar stocked with water, juices and sodas replenished daily, tea and coffee-maker, use of one golf-cart, welcome cocktails and canapés, non-motorized water sports, use of the tennis facilities, access the the fitness center, WIFI and complimentary access to the kids and teenagers club.
Rates exclude 10% service fees and 11% taxes and USD3.00 per night climate levy fee.
Located in the heart of the Grenadines, 25 miles south of St Vincent, 20 miles south of Mustique and 110 miles west of Barbados, the three-square-mile island is surrounded by small bays and coves, secluded white sand beaches and one of the Caribbean's largest coral reefs, offering incredible diving and snorkeling. A short distance from the Tobago Cays in the southern Caribbean, Canouan's enviable location also provides some of the best sailing in the world.
Canouan Estate Resort & Villas
Canouan Estate Resort & Villas showcases a unique collection of luxury villas and larger residences along with spacious one and two bedroom suites with or without a private plunge pool. Each suite comes with its own private terrace. Decorated in pastels, the bedrooms have a light, airy, tropical feel.
The Resort has four distinct gourmet restaurants and bars offering a variety of cuisine: La Piazza, is a more formal restaurant open for dinner will pamper its guests, offering a tantalizing blend of authentic Italian cuisine and an extensive selection of Italian wines, overlooking the estate and golf course.
L’Ance Guyac Beach Club Restaurant and Bar is a spectacular beachside all-day dining and dinner venue on a secluded beach surrounded by nature, serves Mediterranean cuisine. Shell Beach Bar and Grill located directly on the serene, sheltered Shell Beach serves a causal lunch with a distinct Caribbean feel. Bellini’s is located in the heart of the resort with al-fresco dining overlooking the golf course services breakfast daily offering a family-friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Discover the resort’s many opportunities to explore the island’s majestic beauty. Scuba diving and snorkelling reveal the spectacular corals, close up in glorious colour. Windsurfers skim the surface at speed, and sailing or kayaking the waters is a magnificent experience. Back on land, enjoy a game of tennis, a round of golf or get a workout at our fitness center. Hike to the highest point on the island, Mount Royal, at the summit your efforts are rewarded as you get a stunning view north toward Mustique and to the south Mayreau, Palm Island, Union Island and Petit St Vincent. Pamper yourself with rejuvenating therapeutic and beauty treatments at the Spa also located on the estate.
Canouan Resort Spa:
Canouan Resort Spa is located in one of the most spectacular natural settings on earth, inspired by the pristine elements of the Caribbean Sea the winds, sounds and colors of the water. Thatched-roofed palapa suites that serve as double treatment rooms. Two Grand Palapas are set over the water with glass bottoms floors.
Best time to travel:
The best time to travel to St. Vincent & the Grenadines is during our winter and spring months of December to April. The average annual temperature is 81 °F (approx. 27 °C). During the rainy season, June through to October, rain is frequent in the mountains of St. Vincent but with only short, sharp bursts on the coast.
How to get there:
Canouan’s (CIW) 5900ft illuminated runway can accommodate private aircraft as large as a Boeing 737.
Canouan Estate owns its own Cessna Citation Jet which can be booked as a shared or private charter from Barbados, St Lucia, Grenada, St Vincent and Martinique.
Scheduled inter-island flights are available through Grenadines Air Alliance who operate flights from Barbados and St Vincent.
The newly built yacht club provides all the essential services for your berthing needs with 120 berths up to 100m LOA.
Several airlines offer flights from major North American cities to Barbados, St Vincent, St Lucia and Grenada including American Airlines, Jetblue, Air Canada, Caribbean Airlines and West Jet.
From Europe there are direct connections to Barbados, St Vincent, St Lucia and Grenada by British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Condor Airlines, Air France, for European travelers.
From Panama, Central America, COPA Airlines flies direct to Barbados.