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The Cotton House

Mustique, St Vincent and The Grenadines

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One of the chicest Island retreats in the Caribbean, a trip to Basils Bar is not to be missed

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Luxury Holidays At The Cotton House

As Mustique’s only full-service hotel, The Cotton House is endowed with an automatic exclusivity – further underscored by its glorious setting on a breezy hillside, lapped by Caribbean and Atlantic waters. Thanks to famed late British designer, Oliver Messel, this beautifully renovated resort retains many original features from its days as an 18th century coral warehouse and sugar mill, while incorporating every contemporary comfort. Choose from charming stand-alone West Indian styled Cottages, Duplex Suites on the hillside, or airy Superior or Deluxe Rooms and Suites, some split-level and most with wrap-around verandahs, four-poster beds and private plunge pools. 

  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: Mustique's only fully-serviced hotel
  • Feature: Service is superb, nothing is too much trouble
  • Rooms: 15 rooms & suites
  • Nearest airport: Mustique Airport
The Residence - Pool And Exterior
Location and transfer

Five minutes from Mustique Airport by private transfer.


Rooms and suites are air-conditioned and feature: ceiling fans, mini-bar, Nespresso coffee maker,  hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers, bathroom amenities, personal safe, flat-screen television, DVD player, telephone, iPod docking station, high speed wi-fi internet access and a twice daily maid service.

  • Room View: Garden views
  • Facilities: With a colonial Caribbean style, the gorgeous cottages feature king-size beds or twin beds with elegant muslin drapes, a dressing room, en suite bathrooms with showers. They also feature a sitting area and large furnished veranda.
   Superior Sea View Room:expand_more
  • Room View: Sea views
  • Facilities: As well as flaunting stunning sea views, this double bedroom enjoys an en suite bathroom with an elevated tub, outdoor shower and elegantly furnished balcony.
   Superior Garden Suite:expand_more
  • Room View: Garden views
  • Facilities: Designed by award-winning French interior designer Tristan Auer, this superb suite features a bedroom, en suite bathroom, dressing room and separate living room. With balconies on either side, it enjoys both morning and afternoon sun, while its garden location makes it conveniently close to all hotel amenities and the main pool.
   Deluxe Seaview Room with Plunge Pool :expand_more
  • Room View: Sea views
  • Facilities: With a private plunge pool and views over Endeavour Bay, this spacious room flaunts a bathroom with a bath tub, outdoor shower, as well as a deck with dining furniture and plush sun loungers.
   Deluxe One Bedroom Garden Suite with Plunge Pool:expand_more
  • Room View: Garden views
  • Facilities: Spacious and stylish with a design from award-winning designer Tristan Auer, this ground floor suite features a living room, dressing room, en suite bathroom with a walk in shower, living room and a private deck with a plunge pool.
   Two Bedroom Duplex Suite with Private Plunge Pool:expand_more
  • Room View: Garden views with glimpses of the sea
  • Facilities: Set over two levels, this suite is located right in the heart of The Cotton House’s grounds. The upper floor features a king master bedroom and a large private balcony, while there is also a separate living room and additional en suite bedroom on the lower floor. Outside, a private plunge pool is surrounded by plush lounge chairs.

    The second part of the suite is located upstairs with a balcony on both sides, offering morning and afternoon sun. Along with a bedroom, the upstairs suite also features a living room, dressing room and a bathroom with a walk-in shower.
   The Residence:expand_more
  • Rooms: 1
  • Room View: Garden and sea views
  • Facilities: Boasting panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Mustique and the resort gardens from its hilltop location, The Residence comes with a spacious sitting and dining room, a large bathroom and two bedrooms. A master bedroom is set apart from the main living area and features a private outdoor shower. The Residence boasts an outdoor gazebo and its own large, private swimming pool, while guests enjoy the services of The Residence's own dedicated Butler who will serve daily canapes.

Dining is primarily beachside - when the beach is busy with the kid's movie night or Happy Hour, dining will take place at the Veranda.

Veranda Restaurant:expand_more
  • Cuisine: International cuisine
  • Setting: Dining in the restaurant encorporates international gastronomic delights on a Veranda setting.
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
Beach Cafe & Bar:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Daily changing bistro-sytle menu, with an emphasis on freshly caught, freshly picked produce
  • Setting: A casual dining venue at the water's edge.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
Property Highlights:expand_more
Luxury Beach

With plenty of waves for surfing around the island's north coast, as well as calm, shallow waters to the south, Mustique provides an unparalleled beach getaway, no matter what it is you are looking for. Soak up the glorious Caribbean rays on your very own white-sand beach, before cooling off in the crystalline water alongside enchantingly vibrant tropical fish. For a thrill atop the water, head to Cotton House's well stocked Watersports Centre, where you can choose from boogie boards, windsurfers, paddleboards and glass-bottom kayaks, allowing breathtaking views of the diverse reefs beneath.


For unrivalled intimacy and romance, head to the haven of The Cotton House. A private island surrounded by enchanting, turquoise waters and pristine beaches, Mustique's feeling of serenity pervades the hotel, allowing your complete affinity. Embrace the liberating 'toes in the sand' dining and enjoy a private picnic overlooking the ocean. Head back to your room's peaceful private balcony for some quality time, or cool off in your sensual outdoor shower, overlooking a breathtaking Caribbean sunset. Embark upon the luxurious spa's 'Journey of Love', designed for couples, for utter intimacy and togetherness; a beautiful connection of mind, body and spirit is guaranteed.

Hotel Experiences

Embracing the remarkable waters that surround Mustique, The Cotton House offers a number of thrilling experiences that allow full engagement with this glorious section of the Caribbean Sea. Fabulous conditions provide hours of sailing fun for all ages and abilities; informative lessons are available for beginners, whilst state-of-the-art Schooners and Catamarans can be chartered by more experienced sailors. Alongside endless fun atop the ocean, beneath is filled with a huge variety of fish, including Mahi-Mahi and deep-sea tuna. Head out on a fascinating fishing trip with resident island fishermen, who provide a fruitful catch whilst maintaining the island's commitment to sustainability and conservation.

Scuba Diving

The clarity of the water surrounding Mustique, alongside its fascinating and diverse marine life, provides some of the very best diving in the Caribbean. With a dedicated team of professional PADI-certified instructors, and the latest dive equipment, Cotton House's Diving Centre provides beginners and experts alike with an unforgettable dive, whilst maintaining complete respect for the precious reefs. Glide through underwater coral castles as you discover their mind-blowing inhabitants, including Rainbow Runners, rays and even Black Tipped Reef Sharks. Beyond the enchanting reefs, there are four shipwrecks surrounding Mustique, each boasting their own unique diving experience and captivating creatures.

Spa Breaks

The Cotton House Spa offers an extensive menu of massages and treatments designed to stimulate and restore, promoting relaxation, healing, balance and peace of mind and body. A team of skilled professionals have developed a selection of innovative programmes to suit a variety of particular needs and lifestyles. In addition, the state-of-the-art Wellness Centre offers a wide range of classes - from yoga and meditation, to personal training and swimming lessons.

In Addition

In addition to the hotel's dining venues, guests can opt to order a picnic from the in-room picnic table menu and be dropped off at one of the local beaches to enjoy it.

Tuesdays are the most exclusive night at Cotton House; join the Manager's Cocktail Party where Champagne is flowing, and brush shoulders with celebrities and Mustique villa owners alike. If left wanting more, the famous Basil's Bar offers the opportunity for further socialising and celebrity spotting - a truly memorable experience.



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