hot water, laundry and back of house hot water is also heated via solar panel. They also have tesla batteries which capture 1000 kwh.
‘The Cotton House is surrounded by lush tropical beauty. Whether it be the renowned Tuesday night cocktail party, snorkelling with turtles or indulging in a spa treatment, this place has it all and more.’
- A rejuvenating spa for guests to enjoy
- Situated on an exclusive, private island
- Glass bottom kayaks available to use
- Snorkel or go scuba diving with turtles
- Local fishermen deliver ‘catch of the day’
- Ride horses along the beaches
- Coral regeneration farm in place
- Fresh seafood grill at the Beach Cafe
- Children are welcome here
- Check-in: 2:00pm
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Minimum stay: 1 night
Equivalent price per night: From $710 USD (season & room dependent)
Closed: From September – October
There are some must-sees when visiting this private island. With many beaches to choose from on Mustique; Macaroni and Simplicity beaches situated on the northeasterly side of the island.
Be sure to explore the neighbouring islands of Bequia, Canouan, Palm, Union, and Petit St. Vincent too.
- Snorkeling & scuba diving
- Windsurfing & horseback riding
The Cotton House is located in Mustique, a private island in the Caribbean archipelago nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, known for white-sand beaches.
There are no direct flights to Mustique, head to Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) on Barbados or Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) on St Lucia. The hotel has regularly scheduled charters to Mustique from St Lucia and Barbados
- Distance from airport: St Lucia Airport, 30 min by aircraft
- Key attraction: Tobago Cays – Desolate islands made famous from the film Pirates of the Caribbean
- Nearby restaurant: Veranda Restaurant, at the Cotton House
As part of what we do here at Kiwano we advise hotels that don’t meet the criteria on how they can reach the renowned Kiwano seal of approval, sharing knowledge; working tirelessly to get more hotels inspired to join the green movement.
EnergyThe Cotton House have committed to reducing their carbon emissions by 22% by 2025 and they will be 75% reliant on solar and battery storage by 2024; all bedrooms have solar panels for heating...
WaterBeing an island that uses reverse osmosis for water production, they have replaced nearly all baths in guest rooms with walk in showers to reduce water consumption.
WasteNo paper nor plastic bags are used in the supermarket on the island. The restaurant uses biodegradable packaging instead of plastic (paper straw is used) and the waste oil from the kitchens...Read More >>
goes over to the farm to be used as bio- fuel. Composting is used for hotel gardens, with coffee pods even being compostable. The island has a recycling plant separating all waste and then sending it off to mainland for processing accordingly. The island also has a waste water treatment plant, to reduce the run-off into the ocean.
ConservationA specially formed Environmental Programme and Committee (made up of villa owners and the island management) has been created to protect the conservation area and the rest of the island’s...Read More >>
environment. Within this programmes commitment there are on-going beach clean ups, one of the island’s beaches is dedicated to turtle reproduction with a dedicated turtle watch team, the islands marine life is closely monitored working with local fishermen to maintain a sustainable fishing programme, no lobster is served from May-September which is their breeding season. There is also a coral regeneration farm to help protect the local ecosystem of the island.
FoodThe Cotton House uses their own herb garden for their kitchen and uses local organically grown fruit and vegetables from St Vincent. They use local farmers who supply free range meat and eggs...Read More >>
and the local fishermen deliver the catch of the day directly to the hotel
Engage GuestsWhen turtle nests are ready to hatch they ask everyone to turn out or down lights so hatchlings can swim towards the moon and reach the sea as opposed to getting confused by inland lights...Read More >>
During Easter they have a turtle release programme as part of the education for kids living in and visiting the island (the turtles for this come from Bequai turtle sanctuary).
ArchitectureThe Cotton House is currently working on improving this criteria, watch this space!
HousekeepingGuests are encouraged to not have sheets and towels changed daily in an effort to reduce water and energy consumption in housekeeping. Also, all laundry products are eco-friendly.
Kiwano BonusThe Cotton House ban any products containing oxybenzone (a chemical that kills coral), which is often found in sunscreen, as such they promote using sunscreen that doesn't contain oxybenzone.
Came here for a night for business, quite a lovely & beautiful place, very clean & pleasant room. Food, staff and views all amazing! Quiet and exclusive but worth a visit if one can!
"Old Style Charm"
A really rather special place. The great house is just elegant and the whole property is understatedly charming Staff are wonderfully friendly and helpful
"Best Caribbean Experience "
The Cotton House main building with the restaurant is beautiful with views across the lawn towards the sea . The service is impeccable, both in the restaurant, the Beach Cafe and the Beach and Spa.
"Beautiful and spotlessly clean"
We recently spent 9 glorious nights at The Cotton House. From the moment we arrived, we knew that one day we would hopefully return. Our suite was beautiful and spotlessly clean. All of the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful - nothing was too much trouble. A beautiful hotel, on a fabulous island. Oh, and tortoises roaming freely.
We loved this place. The veranda is just divine - you can sit with a drink and listen to the birds, frogs and crickets. The beach bar is fun - they make great fruit punches and a super pina colada! The beach is very relaxed, well looked after and a beautiful spot to swim. We swam with turtles here and it was lovely to see their coral planting programme just 100m or so from the shore.
"So peaceful and unspoilt"
By far the best island I’ve visited in the Caribbean. So peaceful and unspoilt, the beach was empty each time we visited - it’s like you have your own private Island. The staff couldn’t do enough to help, a truly magical place to go and unwind.
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