Why you'll love it here...

  • Set along a white sand beach in the enchanting island hideaway of Canouan
  • 18-hole Jim Fazio golf course with breathtaking views across the island and beyond
  • Variety of cuisine across five restaurants and bars, plus more in the surrounding area
  • Sail the Tobago Cays for incredible snorkelling and diving experiences
  • Complimentary kids' and teens' club with beach Olympics, cricket, arts, crafts and more

Set on an unspoilt, tiny Grenadine island, this luxurious and exclusive hotel is a tempting prospect for the discerning traveller in search of natural beauty and high-end hospitality.

Located on the tiny island of Canouan, which is just two miles long by a mile wide, Mandarin Oriental, Canouan is part of a stunning estate that seamlessly blends into 1,200 lush island acres.

It may be small but this island enjoys a long history, reflected by a beautifully restored 17th-century church situated at the heart of this island, where you’ll also discover a stunning unspoiled seascape with secluded coves and beaches.

Accommodation options are as spacious as they are luxurious, ranging from romantic One Bedroom Beach Suites to impressive three-storey Four-Bedroom Lagoon Villas with facilities such as a full-service kitchen and a private infinity pool that looks out to an incredible ocean view.

There is plenty to do at this luxurious resort, whose Atlantic side is buffered by a coral reef that provides some of the Caribbean’s most diverse diving and snorkelling. There’s also a Jim Fazio-designed golf course, a luxury superyacht marina, and a sumptuous Spa to enjoy, while children will love the diverse activities on offer at Pirates of Canouan Kids Club which has two swimming pools and one with a water slide.

Dining is a delight. There are four restaurants, ranging from the family-friendly Lagoon Cafe which serves Mediterranean-inspired cuisine, to fine dining at one of two sophisticated restaurants. At Asianne, you can enjoy Pan-Asian cuisine while watching your food be prepared through the open kitchen, or head to TIDES Bar & Grill for international dishes with a Caribbean flare while overlooking the reef-protected lagoon. Opt for a night-cap at Turtles to finish your evening off in style. Sample a cocktail from the extensive menu, while cool jazz plays in the background.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Canouan is a must-visit, with 10 hillside treatment suites overlooking the ocean, providing a picturesque and utterly peaceful escape. A retreat for both body and soul, the ESPA spa also offers guided yoga and meditation classes, as well as a fully-equipped fitness centre.

Features

  • Gym / Fitness Centre
  • Onsite Golf
  • Spa / Wellness

Best For

  • Family
  • Kids Clubs (4-12)
  • Teens Clubs (13+)

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26 suites and 13 hotel villas.

One Bedroom Beachfront Suites

One Bedroom Beachfront Suites

These twenty luxurious suites sit right on the sands, offering perfect vistas out across those turquoise waves, glinting in the sun. Bathed in light, suites include a bedroom and living room, as well as well furnished balconies or terraces. Ground floor suites enjoy access to beautiful verdant gardens, whilst first floor suites enjoy amazing views out to sea.
Two Bedroom Ocean View Suites

Two Bedroom Ocean View Suites

The perfect setting for a luxurious family holiday, the two-bedroom suites offer two identical bedrooms, each with marble ensuites with his and hers baths and showers. As well as the handy tablet you can use to manage your comfort and activities during your stay, enjoy the use of a full honour bar, Nespresso coffee and tea makers, a guest bathroom and his and hers walk-in wardrobes.
One Bedroom Oceanview Suite

One Bedroom Oceanview Suite

These elegant suites offer uninterrupted ocean views of Godahl Beach, with a light-filled living room, beautifully decorated bedroom, and balcony. There is a decadent ensuite, double vanity and separate bath and shower. A touchscreen tablet offers a smart way to organise your day and request room, golf or spa services. Enjoy the walk-in wardrobe and full honour bar.
One Bedroom Oceanview Penthouse

One Bedroom Oceanview Penthouse

These residential-style Penthouse suites boast breathtaking vistas of the beach, lagoon and bay from a full-length balcony. With a central location, private dining room, kitchenette, living room and guest bathroom these beautiful suites are perfect for entertaining. The spacious bedroom leads on to two walk-in wardrobes and a large bathroom with bath and walk-in shower. A touchscreen tablet allows guests to manage their stay.
Two Bedroom Patio Villa with Studio

Two Bedroom Patio Villa with Studio

Designed by a team of Italian architects, these elegant villas flow effortlessly between patio, covered living areas and the private pool deck. Each villa overlooks the hillside and sparkling Caribbean Sea, and are designed to melt into the landscape. Built around an open-air courtyard, the villa features two bedrooms, both with walk-in wardrobes and ensuite bathrooms.
Three Bedroom Patio Villa with Studio

Three Bedroom Patio Villa with Studio

Indulge in this secluded hillside setting in a beautifully Italian-designed villa. The views from the private pool deck over the resort and sea are sublime. Each villa features a central open-air courtyard and three bedrooms, all with walk-in wardrobes and en-suite bathrooms. Living areas are designed to flow outside with glass doors allowing guests to move freely from inside to the external patio areas. 
Four Bedroom Lagoon Villa

Four Bedroom Lagoon Villa

Naturally, this impressive three floor villa boasts the most awe-striking ocean views. Each villa has its own private infinity pool and full-service kitchen. A stunning first floor living area hosts an en-suite bedroom. The master bedroom has a dressing room, lounge and vanity area. Two further bedrooms, a living room and den/ fifth bedroom are on the ground floor, from where the pool, patio and path to reception can be accessed. Golf carts are included for residents’ personal use. 
Lagoon Cafe

Lagoon Cafe

This family-friendly restaurant serves Mediterranean inspired cuisine fit to suit all palates in the family. Enjoy tapas and stone-baked pizzas aplenty.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Asianne

Asianne

Asianne serves up sophisticated pan-Asian cuisine, which you can watch being prepared (the restaurant has an open kitchen). Bright yellow banquettes and royal blue chairs contrast the resort’s pink hues.

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
TIDES Bar + Grill

TIDES Bar + Grill

TIDES Bar + Grill serves up international dishes with a Caribbean flare. Overlooking the lagoon, enjoy seafood and steaks amongst a palette of pale yellow and powder blue.

  • Dinner
Pool Bar

Pool Bar

The pool bar is open all day and serves up both wonderful sea views and Peruvian, Nikkei-inspired dishes in the cool poolside cabana.

 

  • Lunch
Turtles

Turtles

Head to Turtles for a nightcap, with cool jazz as your backdrop to an exquisite cocktail.

This luxurious resort is full to the brim with activities to keep you busy. The coral reef running along the lagoon offers some of the Caribbeans’ best and most diverse underwater life, whether you go diving, snorkelling, or just swimming in it. Canouan means ‘island of tortoises’, and they really mean it. You can also ride atop the waves, enjoying the superyacht marina, or retreat to hover just atop the waters in the ESPA spa, whose treatment suites, on the water, offer meditative space for some pampering me-time.

The spa also offers some guided meditation and yoga classes, alongside the well-equipped gym. Park the kids at Pirates of Canouan Kids Club, where they’ll have a ball with the amazing amount of activities on offer (including their own full-size pool), and take to the resort’s 18-hole championship golf course, designed by Jim Fazio, which climbs from sea level to a dramatic 840ft, at the rim of an extinct volcano. The 13th hole is 590 foot up - the island’s second highest point, after Mount Royal. Golf doesn’t get more beautiful.

If neither golf nor relaxing in the spa float your boat, indulge in some cooking classes to inspire your palate and up your skill set.

Enjoy the plentiful activities and facilities on offer. Take to the seas (just like the actors of the Pirates of the Caribbean films, which were filmed nearby did) on Hobie cats, windsurfing equipment and kayaks, or go looking for the peaceful and serene hawksbill turtles in the clear waters.

Alternatively, take your rod in hand for some impressive deep sea fishing excursions. Pamper yourself in the spa, with ten hillside treatment suites perfectly positioned overlooking the sea, let the kids enjoy themselves at kids club or youth yoga, sort out your handicap on the stunning 18-hole golf course designed by Jim Fazio, or keep active in the fitness centre, taking a yoga class, or lapping up and down the swimming pool.

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