Jetsetters have a new place to indulge in the lap of luxury at The Pink Sands Club. Located on lush Canouan Island, this new five-star hotel of St. Vincent and the Grenadines aims to lure A-list travelers to this southern Caribbean outpost.
Opened in November 2016, The Pink Sands Club is adjacent to The Grenadines Estate Golf Club, a Jim Fazio-designed 18-hole championship golf course and the recently opened Glossy Bay Marina.The 26 suite, six villa resort hotel resides on 1200 acres and is managed by Mandarin Oriental, their first foray into the Caribbean region.
The Penthouse Suite features a custom mosaic marble entry leading into a light-filled living room. Overstuffed cream couches are piled high with signature pink patterned pillows beside dark wood side chairs and storage pieces, while the balcony offers generous wicker chairs overlooking the beach.
Crisp white and cream textiles and touches of PSC pink are found throughout, along with handcrafted Murano glass lighting, Italian marble flooring and contemporary art. A spacious bedroom features a king bed, piled high with pillows and silky-soft PSC monogrammed sheets, while touch-pad technology and bedside iPad help create the perfect environment to alter temperature, adjust lighting and choose entertainment.
The immense marble bathroom features all the bells and whistles from an endless array of bath amenities to luxe dressing gowns and slippers, and is adjacent to an expansive dressing room for beachwear and baubles. The opulent Penthouse Suite also includes an elegant 10 seat dining room with in-wall wine cellar and a contemporary granite kitchen and pantry.Dinner is offered nightly in either the Romeo or Juliet dining rooms, featuring internationally-inspired menus and a curated wine list sourced from both the Old and New World while breakfast or lunch can be enjoyed at the Mediterranean-styled Lagoon Café or the Pool Bar and Grill. And make time for the Amrita Spa, choosing a therapy in a hillside palapa spa suite or in one of two over-the-water treatment suites.
Written by Waheeda Harris. Originally published in Cruise & Travel Lifestyles Winter/Spring 2018
Photos Courtesy Mandarin Oriental