Mount Hartman Bay (Grenada)
Mount Hartman Bay Estate exudes luxury and old-school glamour. Nestled in its own private peninsula on Grenada’s southernmost coast, and sheltered by surrounding coral reefs, the beautiful hotel combines grand, antique classical style with modern design. Arrive by boat and dock at the private jetty or land on the property’s helipad, and be instantly swept away by the views of the striking hillside house and the beautiful bay encircling it.
There are just 11 suites available, and the property can be hired for exclusive use, lending itself to the most private and elite getaway. The suites are all individually designed and boast traditional, yet quirky Grenadian charm. Think crisp white linens, spacious en suite bathrooms, entertainment and Internet facilities and exclusive toiletries. Choose from the Cave Suites, which feature indoor and outdoor showers, as well as a private patios, the Beach House Suites, which are ideal for families or the spacious King Suites. Surrounding the rooms are tropical gardens teeming with exotic plants and flowers, and of course the blissful beach.
The island of Grenada is a paradise itself. Imagine cascading rivers, lush rainforest, breath-taking lakes and stunning beaches. Just 33.7km long and 19km wide, it sits almost 161km north of Venezuela and 241km south west of Barbados. Known as the Spice Island, it’s synonymous with the fragrant aromas of ginger, cloves, cinnamon, mace, turmeric, vanilla and cocoa and of course the island’s famous nutmeg trees.
Dining is also an experience and takes place at the Cave House restaurant. There’s a wonderful array of Caribbean and Mediterranean dishes on offer using many of the estate’s homegrown crops. Dine on freshly caught local fish and tantalise your palate with a gorgeous variety of local rum cocktails.
Your time is your own and you can relax by the infinity pool with Jacuzzi spa or enjoy a number of water activities such as wakeboarding, fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking, water-skiing or exploring the water on a sea scooter. For the adventurous, discover the beautiful Caribbean island by motorbike or take an excursion to neighbouring islands by sailboat. There is also an air-conditioned gym, with personal trainer and massages on request.