Petit St Vincent 2017 Press Coverage


It's Time to Visit the Turquoise Tidewaters of the Grenadines

December 2017 Uncovering the cinematic beauty of the Caribbean's sweetest escape.
During the latter part of the 18th century, British magistrates in the Caribbean colonies shipped their undesirables—drunks and general troublemakers—to a cluster of islets in the recesses of the region under the guise of offering them land to farm. Alexander Hamilton’s father was one such property owner, managing a mountainside on faraway Bequia in the turquoise tidewaters of the Grenadines.

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International Banker

Three of the Best Luxury Private-Island Hideaways in the Caribbean

December 2017 Petit St. Vincent has been ranked as one of the world’s best private-island resorts and a stay on the island is a ‘truly unforgettable, immersive experience without skimping on comfort and luxury, while maintaining its drive for sustainability’.

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Why Is the Tiny Caribbean Island PSV So Great? For Starters, It's Hard to Reach

December 2017 What is Petit St. Vincent all about? It takes a little extra effort to arrive at Petit St. Vincent because it's a 115-acre private island that operates under the radar. The southernmost sandy isle in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the whole thing operates as a luxury resort housing 22 cottages and the Jean-Michel Cousteau Caribbean Diving Center.

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Perfect Wedding

Private Island Paradise

December 2017 If you’re searching for the honeymoon of all honeymoons, look no further than the Caribbean island of Petit St. Vincent.

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The Coconut Times

10 Reasons to Visit the Caribbean this Winter

November 2017 “The tiny island of Petit St Vincent in St Vincent & The Grenadines is a place to get cast away in style”

“On selected weeks from late November to mid-April–the unexpected chance to learn about and sample fine wines from Tuscany, California or Washington State, or alternatively craft beers from Grenada.”

“The vintners that visit the island to do this usually stay for a week and give two complimentary 90 minute talks with guests trying around eight drinks each time before heading to dinner.”

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US News & World Report

6 Over-the-Top Winter Escapes

November 2017 A relaxing warm-weather trip or ski break is just what you need to cure the winter blues.

As winter's drab and dreary days set in, it's the perfect time to get out of town and escape seasonal doldrums. Instead of succumbing to dreary weather, lift your spirits in a warm, sunny locale or on powdery slopes. Here are alluring warm- and cold-weather vacation ideas to book now to beat the winter blues.

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Daily Mail

Perfect beaches, total tranquillity...

November 2017 Perfect beaches, total tranquillity, 4,000 bottles of wine and one very hungry goat - no wonder Petit St Vincent is a pleasure island.

-- Covering 115 acres, the resort has room for just 22 cottages, customized Mini Mokes and a lot of tranquillity.

-- The cottages are fitted out with huge beds, French windows, terraces with hammocks and palatial bathrooms

-- Staying here is about switching off - there’s only one patch of wi-fi on PSV and it’s outside the manager’s office

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10 Private Islands You Can Rent

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7 Private Islands You Can Rent

October 2017 Petit St. Vincent was included in a round-up of islands that you can rent for a variety of different occasions. 

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Gentlemen's Magazine

A Destination for Wellness

October 2017 Petit St. Vincent has been featured in an in-depth article, describing PSV’s dedication to conservation and sustainability·
“The private island offers and informal luxury Caribbean experience”·        

“Petit St. Vincent has two open-air yoga pavilions, one facing Conch Bar overlooking the Atlantic and the other on the leeward side facing Caribbean beach”

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Four Private, Luxury – Filled Tropical Islands That You Can Totally Takeover

September 2017 To mix significant celebration with privacy, nowhere quite matches taking over a resort that’s on its own private island, especially when a hotel-honed management know how to meet (and exceed) every rung on the whim ladder.

Petit St Vincent has far too many regular guests to permit many buy-outs, but come in October/November or in early summer, you might be able to grab this idyllic slice of the Grenadines for yourself.
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You and Your Wedding

Heaven on Earth

September 2017 Some excerpts from the "You and Your Wedding" annual Honeymoon guide.

“Scuba dive around the beautiful coves and swim among the coral reefs and colourful fish.”

“A private island getaway almost sounds too good to be true. Enjoy pristine beaches in this small resort offering total relaxation.”

“You won’t find any electronic devices in your room – if you need anything, you write a note and display a yellow flag outside your cottage! 

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Oracle Time

Luxurious Island Getaways are Sure to Tantalize Those Tastebuds

September 2017 We are pleased to share coverage for Petit St. Vincent in Oracle Time Magazine.

“Petit St. Vincent in the Grenadines offers the best of Caribbean luxury.”

“Fully focused on taking it easy whilst getting back to nature, they have a variety of calming activities on offer.”

“We’re especially taken with their new underwater mindfulness programme.”

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Harper's Bazaar

The 10 Best Private Islands in the World–and Where to Find Them

August 2017 4: Petit St Vincent: Grenadines

While there are more island getaways and resorts than can be counted, having a private island at your disposal is (naturally) one of the most decadent and undeniably exclusive experience in existence. Remote, uncharted, unfettered and in many instances, inaccessible, these natural wonders can be the ultimate way to reset in style. Going off the grid has great implications for mental and physical well-being; and whether you’re seeking a villa or suite–or an entire island all to yourself–these are the very best private islands on which to unwind, rejuvenate and explore.

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The Knot

10 Most Romantic Honeymoons

Fall 2017 Our Favorite Hideaways for Two: A Private Island Paradise with WiFi Free Cottages Scattered Across Picturesque Beaches

Why It's Romantic
St. Vincent and the Grenadines are a series islands sprinkled across the blue cool-blue waters of the southern Caribbean. Snorkel in clear shallow reefs, often in the company of sea turtles, or relax on beautiful white sand beaches.

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Pure Life Experiences

No Island is an Island: 7 Island Resorts that make Giving Back Cool

June 2017 Petit St. Vincent Resort
When philanthropist Philip Stephenson and Robin Paterson bought Petit St Vincent, a popular private-island resort in the Caribbean, in 2010 their goal was to upgrade the island, not just the resort. Stephenson, an avid diver, collaborated with local communities and area fishermen to care for the reefs and waters. Each year the resort re-evaluates its conservation and sustainability initiatives to ensure they’re always improving.

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Caribbean 360

Four Caribbean Properties Named Among Five Idyllic Private Island Retreats

June 2017 Petit St Vincent, St Vincent and the Grenadines
No shoes, no phone, no TV, no Internet, no problem. That’s the thinking at Petit St Vincent, an unspoiled 115-acre paradise in the southern Caribbean boasting just 22 luxe cottages and villas.

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Luxurious Magazine

Petit St. Vincent – Your Destination for Wellness

June 2017 Relax in complete bliss at the idyllic private island resort of Petit St. Vincent.
The private island resort of Petit St. Vincent puts wellness at its core by offering a host of activities for mindfulness. From scuba training to open-air yoga, the retreat is dedicated to helping you relax and unwind, free from distractions.

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Harper's Bazaar

#THELIST: The 25 Best Hotels in the World

May 2017 #13 Petit St. Vincent: Saint Vincent & The Grenadines

Tom Marchant is the co-founder of luxury travel company and trip planner, Black Tomato, which delivers luxe experiences around the world via inspiring itineraries and access to the globe's up-and-coming, remote destinations. Marchant's finger on the pulse of travel trends and the world's best in hotels, restaurants, destinations and honeymoons is unique and incomparable–and he's sharing his expertise and curated lists of where to visit, stay, eat and more with Here, his hit list for the chicest and most luxe hotels across the globe.

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CNN Travel

5 Idyllic Private Island Retreats

April 2017 (CNN) How do you avoid the throngs of sun seekers when you just want a waterfront vacation away from it all?

A private island, where you're secluded from all but a handful of staff and fellow guests, may be just what the doctor ordered.Here are four tropical, and one not-so-tropical, island getaways where you can escape and unwind.

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CNN travel

Farm-to-Hotel: 10 Resorts that Grow Their Own Food

April 2017 Petit St. Vincent, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Environmental stewardship permeates many aspects of life on the exclusive, low-tech Caribbean island of Petit St. Vincent. With a large organic garden just outside of the kitchen door, the resort benefits from an unbeatable variety of tropical fruit, produce and herbs.

Indonesian-born chef Andi Cahyono collaborates with chief gardener Roy Doyle to grow lemongrass, Thai basil and winged beans for Cahyono's Asian-fusion recipes. Callaloo and Caribbean vine spinach add zing to traditional West Indian dishes. Wake up to just-off-the-tree mango and watch the sunset with a snack of fragrant spice cake, loaded with ginger grown on the island. With 400 free-roaming chickens, the morning eggs travel from coop to plate in minutes.

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Petit St. Vincent: Eco-Friendly Exclusivity in the Caribbean

February 2017 Dreaming of a secluded sanctuary in the Caribbean? Hello Petit St. Vincent. This discreet hideaway is part of the Grenadines, a chain of unspoiled islands that have been spared the hazards of mass tourism. The crystalline sea and undisturbed coral reef are an environmentally responsible travelers nirvana.

Everyone refers to this unpretentious private island as PSV. Guests come here to unplug and recalibrate. You won’t find telephones or television on PSV and Internet access is available only in the main office. This low-tech philosophy is one of its hallmarks, so do yourself a favor and leave your laptop at home.

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Your Own Private Caribbean Islands

February 2017 Petit St. Vincent
Part of the Grenadines, this 115-acre private island resort is a luxurious place to unplug. There are no phones, televisions, or Internet connectivity in the 22 seaside stone-and-timber villas, nor at the casual beach bar or the sumptuous tree-house spa or along the nearly two miles of shoreline.

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Palm Beach Illustrated

Escape on a Tropical Getaway to Petit St. Vincent

February 2017 Even seasoned travelers have never heard of Petit St. Vincent. The southernmost is-land of St. Vincent and the Grenadines may be small, but it makes a big impression. No wonder it has remained a well-kept secret among the travel elite for more than half a century.

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The 17 Most Romantic Hotels in the World

February 2017 Petit St Vincent is included in a great Valentine's Day round-up of the world's most romantic hotels on  PSV is #13 on the list.

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SLOW Magazine

A Caribbean Retreat

February 2017

If the definition of paradise for you includes seclusion, exclusivity, and postcard perfect beaches, then the island escape of Petit St. Vincent is the epitome of this definition.

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Palm Beach Illustrated

Fantasy Island

February 2017 Timeless tropical elegance, thy name is Petit St. Vincent
Even seasoned travelers have never heard of Petit St.Vincent. The southernmost island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines may be small, but it makes a bit impression.

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Star Telegram

Petit St. Vincent Private Island is Antidote to Post-Election Stress

January 2017 St. Vincent and the Grenadines
It was Election Day in the U.S., but the sea turtles swimming near an anchorage in the Tobago Cays didn’t seem to notice. We bobbed like corks above them, watching them through our masks, slowly finning through the crystal-clear water as a line of cushion sea stars inched across the white sand bottom.

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