Carissa Mustique, Caribbean & Mexico
Prices from $25,500 to $38,000 per week.
What we love
Ah Mustique: a destination synonymous with blue blooded royals and rock-stars.
An achingly exclusive destination, the Island quite rightly has earned the privilege of boasting to being the best of the best. The product and love of Lord Glenconner whom purchased this island in St Vincent & the Grenadines back in 1958, the legacy of the British Royal family was initiated by the late Princess Margaret who’s wedding present from her friend, Lord Glenconner, was a 10 acre private estate on the island. Not bad! And today, whilst the island is under ownership of The Mustique Company, this company comprises a collection of island’s homeowners. Thus the exclusive and privileged nature of the island is maintained. The saying, it’s not what you know but who you know rings true here!
But don’t let that put you off. Once on the island you will whole-heartedly feel part of the community. Of the some 100 privately owned villas, 74 are available for rent, including Princess Margaret’s once island home, Les Jolies Eaux. Ranging in size and style, there are classic, colonial plantation homes as well as modern, minimalistic masterpieces. What they do have in common though is access to all the island’s fantastic facilities and legendary island parties. It might seem from the outset that this island is inward looking, fiercely protective of its fine beaches and elegant persona. But once on ‘the inside’ everyone’s invited. Whether you like it or not, you will get to know your fellow islander’s during your stay. But we highly doubt you’ll mind…they are a jolly good bunch to know!