The Old Fort - Luxury Suites On Bequia!

From $200 / night


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  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Estate

The Old Fort is the only fully restored historic plantation in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, dating back to the 18th century when French settlers started migrating to the Caribbean. This boutique hotel is situated in the most spectacular location and is ideal for guests looking for the utmost in relaxation / privacy. Recommended by numerous international publications as the perfect place to go to unwind we also boast an exceptional venue that can host any event such as a wedding or any type of special occasion.

Enjoy to be spoilt by the following

• A delicious home-made rum punch or one of our freshly made juices as a welcome...Read more

Location

The Old Fort - Luxury Suites On Bequia!
Bequia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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Additional Location Information

While one reads all about the more visited Caribbean destinations such as the Virgin Islands, Jamaica, the Caymans, and St. Martin, it's often hard to find information about St. Vincent and the Grenadines. One reason is that St. Vincent, a bountiful island with vast coconut and banana plantations, in the past never primarily depended on tourism as a source of income, and another is that the Grenadines are remote and can only be reached by yachts or commuter airlines. As a result, these islands are the perfect haven for travellers searching for quiet, beautiful getaways surrounded in natural splendours, rather than islands full of glitzy hotels, casinos and jet loads of tourists.

The romantic island of Bequia (pronounced Bek-way) was named the island of the clouds (although some now say it was named the crutch because of its shape) by the Carib Indians and has changed little with time. Due to its seclusion from the rest of the world, Bequia has built up a strong seafaring history, with age-old traditions in boat building, fishing and even whaling, being one of the few places in the world where limited whaling is still allowed by the International Whaling Commission. It has also been a sanctuary for sailors long before any other visitors discovered the Grenadines.

Gold-sandy beaches, many of which disappear into coves that are excellent for sailing, scuba diving and snorkelling, encircle Bequia. The centre of the island is hilly and forested, providing a dramatic backdrop to the bays and beaches. Admiralty Bay, the island's natural harbour, is a favourite anchoring spot for yachtsmen from all over the world, and here visitors can enjoy the quaint waterfront, lined with bars, restaurants and craft shops. Isolated enough to remain relatively unspoiled, yet lively enough to be stimulating and entertaining, Bequia provides a blend of the old and new that many find perfect.

On Bequia you will meet some of the friendliest people in the Caribbean that will welcome you to the island and make you feel at home immediately. It is also a great place to make new international friends from all over the world, go on a day sail, go hiking, or just "lime" under a coconut tree with your favourite beverage. Bequia’s simple, unhurried lifestyle and beauty boasts a magical charm that leaves visitors wanting more.

More About This Location

Beach or lakeside relaxation, Rural retreats, Warm winter getaways

What's Nearby

Tennis courts nearby, Fishing nearby, Water sports nearby

Nearest beach, 2 miles
Nearest shops, 1 miles

Getting There

Nearest ferry port, 2 miles
Nearest airport, 3 miles
Car is not necessary

Availability

Last updated on November 21, 2013
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Rates

Rates shown in $ USD


DatesNightlyWeeklyMonthlyMinimum Stay
May 1 - Dec 19, 2014
Summer Season
$200
Weekend $200
$1,4003 Nights
Dec 20 - Jan 7, 2015
Peak Season
$280
Weekend $280
$1,9601 Week
Jan 8 - Apr 30, 2015
Winter Season
$240
Weekend $240
$1,6803 Nights
May 1 - Dec 19, 2015
Summer Season
$200
Weekend $200
$1,4003 Nights
Dec 20 - Jan 7, 2016
Peak Season
$280
Weekend $280
$1,9601 Week
All other dates
$200
Weekend $200
$1,4001 Night
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Rental fees

  • Service Charge | 10% of rent
  • Government Tax | 10% of rent
  • Tax rate | 10% of rent

Additional notes from the owner

Book with us and enjoy an exclusive private estate experience for any occasion! Rates are calculated per room per night (double occupancy) and can be adjusted depending on how many rooms are required (there are up to 8 rooms available for larger group bookings).

Enjoy to be spoilt by the following

• A delicious home-made rum punch or one of our freshly made juices as a welcome treat
• A large selection of spacious luxurious suites, all with custom made en-suite bathrooms
• Complimentary wireless broadband internet in all rooms and around the entire property
• A personalized full daily staff and maid service to help spoil you throughout your stay
• The Old Fort's recognized kitchen offering a variety of delicious menus
• The private grand swimming pool with its waterfall and separate plunge pool with grotto
• Use of the spacious property with its numerous tropical gardens and chill-out areas
• An astro-turf tennis court of which we have an exclusive membership (fee applies)
• Two ocean kayaks which can be used anytime and can be delivered to the beach for you (fee applies)
• Enjoy numerous nature trails, pasture areas and lookout points around the entire estate

* Book two weeks or more and receive a 15% discount (does not apply for Peak Season bookings)
**Additional accommodations are available in the new Sugar House which has been built on the foundation of an ancient Sugar Mill and is only a few steps away

Amenities

General
  • High chair
  • Safe
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Hair dryer
  • Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
  • Washing Machine
  • Iron
  • Towels Provided
  • A/C or climate control
  • Bachelor or bachelorette parties allowed
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Linens Provided
  • Corporate bookings allowed
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping Optional
Phone / Internet
  • Telephone
  • Internet Access
Pool / Spa
  • Children's pool
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
Property Features
  • Mountain Views
  • Private Beach
  • Secure parking space
  • Ocean or water views
  • Private fishing
  • Parking
Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove or Oven
  • Grill
  • Freezer
  • Blender
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
Entertainment
  • Books
  • Stereo or CD player
Outdoor
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Garage
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Garden
  • Porch
  • Patio
Onsite Equipment
  • Boat available
  • Canoe
Seating
  • 4 Dining chairs
  • 4 Lounge chairs
Suitability
  • Pet friendly - yes
  • Smoking allowed - yes
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - yes
Living space
  • 500 square feet

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