|Bedrooms||6 bedrooms, master suite has two rooms|
|Beach Front||6 minutes drive/10 minutes hike|
|Location||Mount Pleasant, Bequia|
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Breathtaking views of the Grenadines from this the coolest spot on Bequia are reputed to be the best on the island. The swimming pools overlook the wide ocean and Mustique. Under moonlight skies this site is a dream for astronomers. Acres of orchards and palms, stone and wood cottages with penthouse views are what make The Vieux Fort a perfect retreat for groups of up to 15 people. (19 including the guest house.) Your chef can prepare renowned creole-mediterranean dishes and the service staff will attend to your every need.
This original, bohemian villa is secluded and utterly private. Accessed along a private drive five minutes walk from the Sugar Hill restaurant and grocery store, the Vieux Fort's nearest beach is stunning Ravine Bay a short hike down the green valley. The villa is only five minutes drive from the west coast beaches restaurants, water sports, sailing and tennis facilities plus all the boutiques and markets of the islands international yachting harbour, Port Elizabeth.
The Old Fort has a fairly classic feel to
it. The rooms are airy, affecting a refreshing, elegant ambience. Each room has
its own charming personality. The interior commands sophistication and truly is
different to any other establishment one would have stayed in previously. It
really does boast originality.
The property has a wonderful variation of
rooms, each as stylish and as practical as the last. Space will certainly never
be an issue; the property is enormous, making it perfect for hosting dinner
parties, drinks parties or a general get together with friends and family on
your special vacation. The house also features an additional guest house called The Sugar House which has 2 further bedrooms sleeping an extra 4 people.
The property consists of 6 en-suite bedrooms. Another bed can be placed in the master Suite's entertainment room which can accommodate another 2 guests. Each room has a unique design. One
is intimately close with nature in these wonderful bedrooms, making going to
sleep always an event! One glides off to sleep in absolute comfort, waking up
feeling totally refreshed.
Each bathroom has been given an expertly
designed finish. The patterned stone bathroom walls affect a natural, cave like
feel, and make this property that little bit more special. The en suite bathroom in the master bedroom has a custom made pebble bath tub made from Caribbean stone.
The incredibly impressive
swimming pools boast sophistication. This really is the place to stay to make the best of a
The properties’ grounds are enormous and private. The grounds stretch out over 30 acres all the way to the sea front. One can enjoy all the benefits of being in total seclusion, accompanied by absolute
luxury. The house features incredible 220 degree views of the Grenadine islands making the Vieux Fort even more special. The main swimming pool truly is a wonder. The area around the pool
would be the perfect place to host an event in the moonlight. The grounds of the
property also make a fantastic setting for a romance. One is surrounded by
wonderful, natural Caribbean beauty accompanied with a rejuvenating ocean
FOOD AND WINE
Fully Equipped staff can serve breakfast, lunch and dinner at an additional cost. Bar service.
Restaurants on the island are good and varied (Italian, Swedish, French, Caribbean, American)
Map: Bequia is the second largest island in the Grenadines, 10 km South of St Vincent and 8 km north of Mustique. Drive from Bequia airport takes 15 minutes up through Port Elizabeth to Hope Estate. The Old Fort is situated at the end of Belmont Rd, right on the beach. This road makes the property easily accessible, and makes moving around easy.
Air: Private Jet to Canouan island just 5 minutes flight from Bequia’s airport. Fly to Barbados and Bequia airport has daily flights from here. Alternative with chartered plane would be Martinique, St Lucia, or Grenada. It is also possible to fly Barbados - St Vincent and then take the ferry.
- Sleeps: 14 in 6 double beds, Master suite has 2 rooms.
- Private pool and jacuzzi
- Luxury towels and linens
- Hi-fi with iPod connection
- Beach moments away.
"The Top Tower Room could be the most romantic in the islands."
- November 2011
"Stay at The Old Fort and prepare to have your breath taken away. This 18th-century stone hill-top plantation isn't just a villa, it is a very comfortable, welcoming home - and it's yours from the moment you arrive."
- January 2007
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