- Type: Luxury Private Villa
- Style: Total Seclusion
- Lifestyle: Countryside
- Child Policy: Family with Children under 12 allowed
- Summary: Chic, plantation-style residence with amazing views
- Feature: A spacious layout makes Carissa ideal for family gatherings
- Rooms: 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests
- Nearest airport: Mustique Island Airport
Location and transfer
10 minutes from Mustique Island Airport.
Guests are spoiled by the multiple terraces, a veranda, pool deck, landscaped gardens and an infinity-edge swimming pool. There's also a herb and flower garden and a sun deck.
Guests have access to two large Kawasaki Mules, perfect for exploring the island. .
Villa staff details
Six staff, including a House Manager, Cook, Gardener and a daily maid service. If a full day of pampering has left you too exhausted to cook, a full catering service can be arranged, as can barbecues and beach picnics.
A Caribbean island paradise, Mustique offers a number of stunning beaches for all activities; the north east coast offers excellent surfing and bodyboarding due to the notable swell, while the south west's beaches are characterised by calmer waters - perfect for family swimming and snorkelling. Perfectly located in the centre of the island, a stay at Carissa means that you are never far from these breathtaking stretches of sand, on which your dedicated villa staff can set up a delicious gourmet picnic for you.
Experience some of the very best scuba diving in the Caribbean, using cutting-edge equipment and accompanied by a dedicated team of professional PADI instructors. No matter what your skill level, prepare to discover Mustique's colourful underwater kingdom and coral castles, coming face-to-face with a fascinating array of marine life - including tropical fish, eels, rays and even Reef sharks!
For a game of golf unrivalled in scenic beauty, head to the pretty neighbouring island of Canouan's award-winning, 18-hole championship golf course. Designed by renowned golf architect, Jim Fazio, the distinctive course boasts a unique character and a challenging game, alongside spectacular, panoramic views of the shimmering Caribbean Sea.
Luxury Family Holidays
The villa is open, airy and spacious - perfect for family gatherings and special occasions. There is a television room boasting cable and satellite television and DVDs, wi-fi, games and a pool table. There's also a video and music library, while outdoors there's an impressive swimming pool and numerous beaches are just five minutes away.
Please be aware, although the villa is suitable for children, there are stone steps and ponds, and the swimming pool isn't fenced so adult supervision is advised at all times.
Guests staying at Carissa are welcome to use the spa services at the nearby Cotton House hotel. Set in a two-tiered building, there is a fully-equipped gymnasium on the lower floor and a spa occupying the upper half, with impressive views across the lawns, lily pond and Caribbean Sea. Therapists create specialised body treatments, facials and beauty therapies for adults and youngsters, alike. The 'Just For Kids' facial is particularly good for skin-conscious teenagers as it's packed with vitamin-rich ingredients, such as honey, cucumber and lime. Alternatively, adults may like to indulge in a thoroughly Caribbean treatment, the 'Coconut Experience', which incorporates a coconut and brown sugar body scrub, coconut-cream massage and coconut back massage - pure exotic bliss.