Petit St Vincent 2012 Press Coverage

MANHATTAN MODERN LUXURY

The Island Buzz

December 2012

Recently emerging from a major reno, the island remains unplugged-no international dialed phones, TVs, radios, clocks...making way for relaxation in abundance. Each of the island's cottages feature indoor/outdoor living spaces, air-conditioning and views of aquamarine seas.

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Jetset Magazine

SVG Stay: Petit St. Vincent, Private Island

November 2012

For the ultimate getaway, book a stay in a luxurious cottage on the private island of Petit St. Vincent. There are no phones, TVs or Internet connections in the cottages—just the soothing sounds of waves, birds and tropical breezes. Of course, that does't mean you have to rough it. There are oceanfront gourmet meals, a well-stocked wine cellar, private romantic picnics and open-air spa treatments to enjoy. 

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Miami Magazine

Paradise Found!

November 2012

Want heaven on earth? Try the very private Petit Saint Vincent in the Grenadines. I learned a valuable travel lesson long ago: The more forms of transportation it takes to reach a destination, the better. After all, the world’s most exclusive spots really can’t be reached by jumbo jet alone (nor should they). Effort should be taken, and rewarded. I arrive at Petit Saint Vincent, an island in the Grenadines, with this very mindset.

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Destination Weddings & Honeymoons

Love at Large

October 2012

When it comes to serious luxury coupled with major privacy, Petit St. Vincent, the 115-acre island resort in the Grenadines, delivers. What's even better: it's fresh off a major islandwide revamp...we like the additions of a hillside Balinese spa and open-air beach bar featuring fresh seafood and locally grown produce.  

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House & Garden

Private Paradise

October 2012

The no-tech, private island of Petit St. Vincent in the Grenadines is perfect for a digital detox. Two days into my stay on the Caribbean island of Petit St. Vincent I noticed the flagpole outside my neighbours' villa was still flying the red "do not disturb" flag that had been fluttering since my arrival. But then Petit St. Vincent is the kind of place where you can hide away with a loved one, for days on end, and only be disturbed by meal deliveries and fresh ice for the fridge.

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ELITE TRAVELER

The Top 101 Suites In the World

August 2012

Why We Love It
Here’s your chance to really unplug. Like the other 21 cottages (all recently renovated) on this 115-acre private island hideaway, two-bedroom number 11 is refreshingly free of TVs and phones. Summon unlimited complimentary room service by means of a flag system, and enjoy a secluded location just steps away from the coral-fringed beach.

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JEZEBEL

What a Saint!

August 2012

I learned a valuable travel lesson long ago: The more forms of transportation it takes to reach a destination, the better. After all, the world's most exclusive spots really can't be reached by jumbo jet alone (nor should they). Effort should be taken, and rewarded. I arrive at Petit St. Vincent, an island in the Grenadines, with this very mindset.

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Caribbean Travel + Life

Hotel Watch: Chair Apparent

June 2012

Every other resort bills itself as "luxury," but as an unapologetic hotel snob with a decade of Caribbean hotel-hopping under my belt, I've come to depend on one unorthodox indicator: the teak beach chair. I've found that a neat row of handsome wooden chaises - as opposed to those ubiquitous molded plastic monstrosities - tells you more than any brochure hype or breathless TripAdvisor review ever could: It reliably indicates a painstaking level of attention to guests' comfort that only a posh hotel offers. Such is the case at Petit St. Vincent, a 115-acre private-island resort in the southern sweep of the Grenadines.

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Travel + Leisure

It List: The Best New Hotels 2012

June 2012

Without the distractions of television and Wi-Fi, the star is the island itself. Though we found it a little rough around the edges, this may be as close as one can get to an unspoiled paradise in the Caribbean. The new beachside restaurant makes expertly grilled spiny lobster and scallop ceviche, and the volcanic-stone and purple-heart hardwood cottages were recently revamped in a beachy palette of white and turquoise.

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BA High Life

Reviews: Hotel of the Month

April 2012

A private island that will make you feel pleasantly shipwrecked, Petit St Vincent is exclusive but not pretentious, says Ianthe Butt. Switch off your mobile phone, disconnect your brain, put aside your working worries and prepare to enter a tech free zone. The only tweets here are chirruping birds', and ring tones are replaced by the swish-swoosh of waves kissing the shore. Good things come in small packages, goes the old adage, and the 115 acres of Petit St Vincent in the Grenadines is no exception.

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Islands

Life of Whoa

April 2012

I's say this villa is decent in size. But when I slid two glass doors open, the place was basically down to two walls. The sea and constant breeze became an extension of the villa. I felt like an invisible king on the hill.

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Elite Traveler

A Petit Nip & Tuck

January 1, 2012

A facelift can be a tricky thing. The key is to emerge refreshed but still looking like yourself— especially when you’re a beloved Caribbean resort whose discerning guests adore you, wrinkles and all. Well, the bandages are off and Petit St. Vincent’s multimillion-dollar makeover, overseen by its new owners, will not cause a single scandalous whisper.

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Robb Report

Flag Salute

January 1, 2012

A lot has changed at Petit St. Vincent since the 115-acre Caribbean private-island resort closed for renovations last summer. But the local code at the resort, which reopened in November, remains the same: Red still means “please leave us alone” and yellow, “check the flagpole, we have a request.”

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