A privately owned tropical island and just a stone’s throw from St Vincent, this little piece of Caribbean sophistication is Young Island. Astonishing natural beauty and an atmosphere like no where you have ever been before. It is simply magical.
Chic and stylish, it has a truly relaxed vibe to it, said to be a modern day garden of Eden by the hosts. The surroundings are breathtaking and will simply carry you away on a wave of the tropical sights and sounds. Elegant accommodation and food to die for – this is your holiday in the Caribbean and you should enjoy it.
The chefs here are dedicated to bringing you the very best, and rely on fresh fruit and vegetables, the best meat and fish, authentic spirits and liquors, all served where and how you like it: at the swim up bar or one of the fabulous outdoor dining stations with the scent of jasmine hanging in the air.
Young Island has created a set of packages to bring you the best of the best depending on your desires – with a getaway package, sailing package and lovers package – to truly let romance blossom in the Caribbean.
How To Get There
How to get there The main gateway for St Vincent is Barbados with connecting charter services on Mustique Airways or SVG Air. LIAT also offer daily scheduled services to the island. Flying time from Barbados is 35-50 minutes. Alternatively SVG Air offer connecting services from/to St Lucia Hewanorra Airport. Note: A brand new development – Argyle International Airport – is scheduled to open on St. Vincent by the end of 2015. Watch this space for more details! Location An eight minute drive from ET Joshua Airport, St Vincent Airport to Young Island dock plus a further 3 minute ferry ride to the island. A 20 minute taxi ride from the capital Kingstown. Young Island is a 35-acre triangular shaped island, 200 yards off the southern coast of St Vincent. It rises gradually to an altitude of about 150ft above sea level.
Superior Cottages – Located near the beach or low on the hillside, these cottages are either individual or interconnecting to accommodate families. They have a king size bed or two twins, with cottage style decor and sea views. There is an open-air garden shower, private patio, mini-fridge, hair dryer, safe, ceiling fans and tea/coffee maker.
Deluxe Cottages – More spacious with a sitting area or larger private patio. Cottage style decor with a king size bed and sea view, open-air garden shower, mini-fridge, hair dryer, safe, ceiling fans and tea/coffee maker.
Luxury Cottages – Full suites with a master bedroom and king size bed, separate sitting room and plunge pool. Some are beachside and some on the hill with great views. Cottage style decor with private patio and open-air garden shower, mini-fridge, hair dryer, safe, ceiling fans and tea/coffee maker.
Duvernette Suite – A two-bedroom cottage with spacious living and dining areas, full air conditioning and a commanding position high on the hillside with views out over the islands. Cottage style decor with open-air garden shower and private patio, mini-fridge, hair dryer, safe, ceiling fans and tea/coffee maker. A decking area surrounded the cottage with furnishings and a small infinity pool.
Restaurants & Bars
Outdoor Dining Kiosks – A great al fresco atmosphere, these kiosks can be configured to seat couples for a candlelit romantic evening, or to cater for larger groups. Right by the beach with gardens all around.
Coconut Bar – Swim-up to the Coconut Bar to quench your first with one of the signature cocktails, all using fresh local and authentic ingredients. Located in the sea just a short swim from the beach, it is open from 11am to 5pm.
Captain Bligh Lounge and Bar – Start your evening off in style with a beer or sundowner, or just some to relax during the heat of the midday sun. Caribbean music accompanies you into the night at this trendy bar and lounge. Open 9am till…
Breakfast: 7.00am to 10am
Lunch: 12.30pm to 2.30pm – à la carte 5 days a week. Barbecue buffet style lunch on Tuesday and local curry buffet lunch on Sunday.
Dinner: 7.00pm to 10.00pm – 4-course meal is served five nights a week. Local buffet dinner on Wednesday and barbecue and buffet dinner on Saturday.
Room Service: A limited menu is served daily until 9.30pm
Freshwater swimming pool with furnished sun deck
Glass bottom boat rides
Floodlit tennis courts
Spa Kalina – a mini-spa which sits amongst the tropical foliage on the hillside of Young Island, and offers a selection of pamperings including massages, Indian head massage, manicures, pedicures, reflexology, facials, waxing and aromatherapy. Massage treatments start at approximately US $90 for an hour, and various packages are also available.
Their line of products from Earth Mother Botanicals, are made from natural ingredients including cane sugar and sea salt body scrubs, ylang ylang hydrating cream, vanilla bean body lotion, guava seed foot scrub and mint cool foot lotion. Young Island’s excellent therapist is from St Vincent with extensive experience.