The Cotton House, Mustique, St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Mustique is one of the most exclusive private islands in the world and The Cotton House is the island’s only full-service hotel. A hideaway for royalty and celebrities, the island is renowned for its seclusion.
The Cotton House was originally an 18th century sugar mill and coral warehouse and has undergone extensive renovation and expansion, resulting in what is widely recognised as one of the Caribbean’s top established luxury resorts.
Location and Transfers
Located on the intimate Grenadine island of Mustique, which is only 3 miles by half a mile, The Cotton House is situated on a picturesque hillside surrounded by the Caribbean Sea to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
The Cotton House is just 5 minutes from Mustique Airport.
The resort stands on a picturesque hilltop between the tranquil Caribbean Sea and the windswept Atlantic Ocean. Just seventeen charming rooms and luxurious suites provide the accommodation, all of which are beautifully furnished and have a private patio, terrace or wraparound veranda from which to enjoy the views.
Garden Cottages – typically colonial Caribbean in style, enjoying garden views. The bedrooms feature King size beds with elegant muslin drapes, a dressing room and ensuite bathrooms with showers. Each room opens onto a large veranda which is furnished with lounge chairs and dining furniture
Garden Suites – first floor one bedroom suites with Garden views. The bedrooms have large stone bathrooms with separate showers and elevated bath tubs and connect with a private sitting room that can also be used as a small second bedroom for children making them ideal for young families. They all have private verandas with a dining table and elegant sun loungers
Deluxe Garden Suites – ground floor, one bedroom suites with Garden views. They have extensive private verandas with personal plunge pools, a dining table and umbrellas and sun loungers. The master bedroom connects to a separate livng room with sofa bed which can be used for small families with young children
Seaview Rooms – one bedroom suites enjoying stunning views of the Caribbean sea and neighbouring islands. They feature separate elevated bath tubs, outdoor showers with sunset views and extensive elegantly furnished balconies for relaxing and private dining
Deluxe Seaview Rooms – one bedroom suites with private plunge pools enjoying stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and neighbouring islands. They feature separate elevated bath tubs, outdoor showers with sunset views and extensive elegantly furnished balconies with private plunge pools and dining facilities, designed for relaxing and private dining
Duplex Garden Suites – these two storey suites are located in the heart of the hotels grounds and enjoy charming views of the gardens with glimpses of the Atlantic and Caribbean seas. The upper floor features a master bedroom furnished with a King size bed veiled in romantic muslin drapes and a large private balcony perfect for in-room dining or a private spa treatment. The ground floor has a spacious sitting room that can also be used as a second bedroom and a separate bathroom making these villas popular with small families. The sitting room opens out on to an elegant terrace and plunge pool with sun beds, parasols and a table ideal for private dining
The Residence – tucked away on its own hilltop is The Residence, the much sought after presidential suite boasting its own swimming pool and personal butler & maid service, a sanctuary for those seeking complete privacy. The Residence offers two spacious ensuite bedrooms, with separate shower and bathrooms and a generous sitting and dining room with outdoor gazebo, set around a large private swimming pool. The master bedroom is set apart in a small pavilion, boasts an outdoor shower with commanding views across the Atlantic
Guests can choose between the ever popular Beach Cafe & Bar perfectly situated on Endeavour Bay, offering morning drinks and ices from the daily menu at the Ice Cream Parlour, to light lunches of surf fresh catch of the day and salads and wind up watching the sun go down with cocktails at the Bar. Those seeking something more formal can enjoy an extensive range of award-winning wines and the Caribbean’s largest rum collection, before trying the a la carte menu at the Veranda to try the Michelin chef’s creative twist on progressive West Indian cuisine.
Veranda Restaurant – offering an extensive and sophisticated a la carte menu, ingredients are sourced locally ensuring fabulous fresh fish and seafood with the Raw Bar of ceviche and sashimi a speciality. The extensive wine list will keep even the most enthusiastic oenologist happy
The Great Room Bar – with its cooling fans, lime washed woods and West Indian artefacts is elegantly decorated in Messels’ signature colonial style. Renowned for its extensive cocktail menu, one of the largest collection of native rums in the Caribbean and an extensive range of cigars, it is the social hub of the hotel turning into a popular after-dinner meeting place. The weekly Mustique Company cocktail party is held here where all guests get the opportunity to mingle with resident homeowners and catch up on island news
Beach Cafe & Bar – for those seeking something a little less formal the Beach Café situated on Endeavour Bay is a relaxed restaurant and beach bar. A perfect place for meeting up with friends in the morning and for long leisurely lunches under the shade of the palm trees. A delicious menu of fresh fish, lobster, light dishes and a children’s menu are available throughout the day, complimented by the selection of freshly made ice creams and thirst quenching sorbets on offer at the popular Ice Cream Parlour. Built in 2013, the new Beach Bar, situated on Endeavour Bay, offers a range of delicious refreshments, from freshly prepared morning juices and smoothies, to the island’s finest rum punches and cocktails, the perfect sunset accompaniment
In-Room Dining – create your own menu or choose from the Chef’s selection
Facilities and Activities
Yoga is available
Tennis – four floodlit omnicourts and two floodlit hard courts
Tennis Club Shop
Watersports Centre – choose from boogie boards, windsurfers, stand up paddle boards, glass bottom kayaks, Hobie Cats, windsurfing
Boating and fishing
Diving and snorkelling
Fitness trail and hiking
Equestrian Centre – there are horses and ponies to suit all levels of experience and group or private lessons can be arranged. The very popular three day pony camps for children are held throughout the year giving them the chance to learn about stable management and the daily care of their ponies
Golf – the neighbouring island of Canouan offers excellent golf facilities with an award winning championship golf course designed by Jim Fazio. Details of boat or plane transfers to Canouan are available on request
For children – Mustique has a dedicated Social Director who arranges a fantastic array of fun activities and events, such as drive-in movie night, tennis, pony camp, beach picnics, treasure hunts and kite flying competitions