Mandarin Oriental Manages Pink Sands Club, CanouanWill Speros • October 12, 2017
Mandarin Oriental has arrived in the Caribbean with its acquisition of the Pink Sands Club, Canouan in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The resort property will be rebranded as the Mandarin Oriental, Canouan in the first quarter of 2018 with the addition of Residences at Mandarin Oriental debuting in 2020.
The property spans 26 colonial-style suites as well as six four-bedroom Lagoon Villas, all of which boast views of Godhal Beach and the Atlantic Ocean. All 26 of the one- and two-bedroom suites feature luxe fabrics, rich wood furnishings, marble floors, spacious en-suite marble bathrooms, separate bathtubs and showers, and walk-in closets. Each ground-floor suite includes a private garden just steps from the beach, while rooms on the next level feature expansive, fully furnished balconies. Four two-bedroom penthouse suites are equipped with matching bedrooms, master baths, and walk-in closets, while two one-bedroom, residential-style penthouse suites boast a grand foyer, living area, ocean-facing bedrooms, a dining room outfitted with a wine tower, and a designer kitchenette.
The three-story, residential-style Lagoon Villas are four-bedroom, colonial-style residences that frame panoramic views. Entry vestibules on the first floor lead to spacious lounge areas as well as a bedroom with a private bathroom. The master bedroom on the second floor includes its own bathroom, dressing room, private lounge, and storage area. Two bedrooms on the ground floor are attached to a lounge area and den that lead to a private infinity pool and patio. All villa bedrooms have walk-in closets, en-suite marble bathrooms, and full-service kitchens as well.
F&B spaces include the Pan-Asian venue Romeo and the international concept Juliet. Equipped with an open kitchen, Romeo is crafted with a bold color scheme of royal blue and golden yellow, while Juliet is appointed with elegant décor like handpainted murals that depict the resort’s tropical surroundings. Also featured onsite are the airy and azure Lagoon Café; the maritime-themed, Hamptons-esque Turtle Bar; and the Pool Lounge. The resort spa offers nine palapa-style treatment rooms, while a fitness center, three tennis courts, and a golf course provide leisure opportunities.