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Cotton House

St Vincent & Grenadines

Cotton House is a superb romantic hotel on one of the Caribbean's most exclusive private islands with fantastic beaches. Once an 18th Century sugar plantation, the hotel is set in 13 acres of lush gardens where guests enjoy an unspoiled island lifestyle.

At a Glance

  • Boutique hotel on the exclusive island of Mustique set on a former Sugar Mill site

  • Choice of cottages or suite accommodation - some with their own plunge pools

  • Extensive gardens and beautiful white sand beaches to explore

  • Dine at The Great Room or head out to the Firefly or Basil's Bar to hang out with locals and private villa owners on this tiny island

  • Get away from it all in this quiet corner of the Caribbean where understated glamour is the vibe

  • A popular choice with celebrities and royalty as an escape.

  • Nine beautiful, wild beaches to explore with private picnics provided.

Beach, Couples, Honeymoon, Diving

Insider's View

The new Verandah Tapas menu is superb, ideal if you don’t fancy a big meal in the evening

Juliet Morris

Insider's View

Enjoy the house reef with an experienced guide showing you all the marine life, guided snorkeling trips are available to book for those that are aged 8 years and over and can swim. All equipment provided.

Gemma Dobson

Insider's View

Sailing Camp runs through the summer vacations and teaches guests about tacking,gybing, reaching and running on Hobie Wave sailboats

Gemma Dobson

Insider's View

Try night snorkeling to see the reef come alive at night - an experienced guide will accompany you so that you can see all that the reef has to offer

Gemma Dobson

Insider's View

Throughout the summer vacations there are lots of activities for kids, specific kids camps we can book and other activities we can pre book such as Pony Camps, Soccer Camp and even Gymnastics on horseback! There are also kids movie nights twice a week making Mustique a great choice for families!

Gemma Dobson

Insider's View

Tuesday night is cocktail night - everyone on the island attends.

Victoria Douglas

Insider's View

Such a chilled island, staff are genuinely happy and wanting you to have a good time, must do elements visit Tobago Cays and swim with the turtles, enjoy a picnic down at lagoon beach and lunch or dinner at Firefly is a real must at least once during your stay

Andrew Dunn

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Mustique, in the heart of the Grenadines, only a short flight from Barbados or St Lucia, is one of the most exclusive private islands in the Caribbean, just three and a half by one and a half miles.

The Cotton House Hotel, carefully restored from the original 18th century coral warehouse and sugar mill, has 17 luxurious rooms, suites and traditional cottages set in the gardens surrounding the Great House. All the tastefully furnished rooms have king size beds, separate dressing rooms and private verandas.

Its main restaurant is acclaimed throughout the Caribbean, and the wines are excellent. Private dinners can be arranged at several locations on the resort and a picnic hamper can be taken on any of the nine beaches around the island. Other facilities include a swimming pool, spa and dive shop.

Mustique’s nine white sand beaches are easily reached by golf cart – the nearest one is about 30 meters away – with sailing, snorkeling, fishing and scuba diving all readily available. Sunset cruises can be arranged with local skippers, as well as day trips to nearby islands. Like Mustique itself, the mood at the Cotton House is whimsical and relaxed.


Seventeen distinct accommodations, many with private plunge pools, dot the hillside and shoreline of the estate. The structures reflect the old-Caribbean heritage, while giving modern comforts and luxury. Amenities include: air-conditioning & ceiling fans,


entertainment center with flat screen TV, DVD/CD player with multi-zone facility,

in-room PC connection, iPod docking station, bathrobes and slippers, coffee machine,


pillow menu and luxury toiletries. All private pools are equipped with a child safety alarm.

Garden Cottages

The Garden Cottages have views of the perfectly manicured gardens, king beds with decorative netting, dressing room, ensuite shower room and a veranda with lounging and dining furniture.

Seaview Room

The Seaview rooms have one double bedroom enjoying stunning views of the Caribbean sea and neighboring islands. They feature separate elevated bath tubs, outdoor showers with sunset views and extensive elegantly furnished balconies, for relaxing and private dining.

Deluxe Seaview Room

The Deluxe Seaview Rooms have one double bedroom and private plunge pools with stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and neighboring islands. They feature separate elevated bath tubs, outdoor showers with sunset views and extensive, elegantly furnished balconies with private dining facilities.

One Bedroom Duplex Garden Suite

This suite is spread over two floors and set up on the landscaped hills of the resort offering both Atlantic and the Caribbean sea views. Upstairs there is a master bedroom with king size bed, bathroom with bathtub and built-in shower and a large balcony with dining facilities. Downstairs there is a spacious living room with king sofa bed or two twin bed option making these suites perfect for young families. There is also a second full bathroom and private sundeck with plunge pool and dining facilities.

One Bedroom Deluxe Garden Suite

The One Bedroom Deluxe Garden Suites are located on the ground floor with garden views. They have a master bedroom with king size bed, separate living room with sofa bed or twin day bed option, powder room, dressing room and main bathroom with walk-in shower. Outside they have a private deck with plunge pool, sunloungers and umbrellas.

Two Bedroom Deluxe Duplex Garden Suite

The Two Bedroom Deluxe Garden Suites combine the one bedroom ground floor suites with the upper floor, which is accessible via an external covered staircase from lower deck to upper balcony. Downstairs they have a master bedroom with king size bed, separate living room with sofa bed or twin day bed option, powder room, dressing room and main bathroom with walk-in shower. Outside they have a private deck with plunge pool, sunloungers and umbrellas. Upstairs they have a second bedroom, living room, dressing room, bathroom with walk-in shower and balconies on both sides for all-day sun. Ideal for 2 couples or older family groups.

Cotton Hill Residence

The Cotton Hill Residence is the signature accommodation at the resort, featuring two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms with bathtub and shower, a spacious living and dining room with outdoor gazebo and large private swimming pool. The master bedroom is located in its own small pavilion and has the added feature of an outdoor shower. The Residence boasts panoramic views across the Atlantic, and benefits from a 24 hour personal butler service.


Children are welcome to come and stay at Cotton House, there are activities arranged in the main school vacations including soccer camps, but there are no specific facilities. Babysitting can be arranged at an additional charge of $14 per hour.


Facilities at Cotton House include a 20 meter infinity swimming pool, 2 tennis courts, Ilia spa & fitness center, 2 restaurants including the beach cafe and bar, great room lounge area, book/DVD & TV library and dive shop and complimentary transfers by Mustique Mule anywhere on the island.


Complimentary activities include swimming, sailing, snorkeling, paddle boarding, hobie cats, tennis, fitness center, walking, board games, transfers on island, weekly cocktail party, movie nights on Fridays and Saturdays.

Activities at an additional charge include use of the spa, boating day trips, horseback riding and scuba diving. Inshore and deep sea fishing can be arranged.

Head to the famous Basil's Bar for drinks and a fun atmosphere.

Golf is available on the neighboring island of Canouan (accessible by boat or charter flight).


There is a minimum stay of 10 nights over Festive Season.

Location & Directions

St Vincent & Grenadines

Cotton House is situated on a picturesque hillside stretching to the Caribbean Sea to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. On the North west side of Mustique, an island 18 miles south of St. Vincent.

When to go

Offering warm temperatures throughout the year the Caribbean is a perfect year round destination. With an average of 9 hours sunshine a day the peak season runs from December through to April which is the dry season when you can expect very little rainfall. May to November are the slightly wetter months where you will find an increase in rainfall as the summer season goes on and with that some humidity, however the Summer months are still a great time to travel as the temperatures are hot and the rain tends to come in short heavy bursts but not all day long. The wettest months with the most humidity are September and October and these are the most probable months for hurricanes to occur in the region although many islands have not experienced hurricanes for a number of years. The average daily temperatures range from the mid-seventies in the winter months and mid-eighties in the summertime.

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