Young Island Resort

Young Island Resort | St. Vincent, St. Vincent and the Grenadines VC0100  [SEE MAP]St. Vincent, St. Vincent and the Grenadines  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Occupying a small island just off of St. Vincent's southern coast, Young Island Resort offers guests a feeling of seclusion with its chain of 29 private cottages. In fact, the resort recently began offering its first all-inclusive experience – which includes the cost of the room and meals, as well as round-trip ferry service to St. Vincent and access to water sports equipment. Guests appreciate the resort's quiet atmosphere and praise the cottages' appearance, which feature private patios, open-air showers and crisp, white decor. For a moment of relaxation, book a treatment at Spa Kalina; or, if you feel like socializing, tag along on a boat excursion to nearby Bequia or Mustique, or join other visitors for dinner at the on-site restaurant (just note that attire is business casual).

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Location
St. Vincent
Hotel Class
3.5-star
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 29 rooms
Primary View
Ocean
Style
Modern, Rustic
Best For
Families, Couples

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Critic Reviews

Fodor's

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One of St. Vincent's two true resorts is actually 200 yards offshore on its own private 35-acre island ringed by powder-soft beaches, offering 29 airy, hillside cottages and a pool, spa, tennis court, and superb alfresco restaurant.

Frommer's

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Johnny Depp slept in one of Young Island Resort's 30 cottages while filming Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl – proof of the island's celeb status.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 298 have reviewed the Young Island Resort, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 298 reviews 4.5 (based on 298 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Young Island Resort offers 29 cottages and a variety of all-inclusive packages. All cottages include private patios, small refrigerators, hair dryers, digital safes and ceiling fans, but don’t expect televisions, telephones or in-room Internet service in this off-the-grid resort. Deluxe cottages offer additional space, a sitting area, a larger patio and a coffee maker and tea kettle, while luxury cottages feature private plunge pools. Wi-Fi is available in the lounge and bar area and a guest computer is available at the front office, but use is limited to 15 minutes.
  • Telephones can be placed in rooms upon request (telephone service available at office)
  • Shower is located outside

Standard room size square feet

  • Internet
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Young Island is located off the coast of the southern shores of St. Vincent and is accessible only by boat. Guests can arrive by private boat or fly into E.T. Joshua Airport (SVD), about 2 miles north of the resort's ferry dock. The ferry runs 24 hours on demand, but if guests plan to arrive after midnight, they should inform security and the boat operator in advance.
  • Camouflage clothing of any sort is illegal in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Roundtrip airport taxi and ferry included in special packages
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

Young Island Resort serves breakfast, lunch and dinner to guests in outdoor thatched-roof dining kiosks. Dining experiences include a la carte menus, buffets and Barbecues, depending on the time and day. Menus change regularly and offer a variety of different cuisines, from continental fare to regional Caribbean dishes. For drinks, guests can walk out to the off-shore Coconut Bar for rum specialties or grab a local beer at the Captain Bligh Lounge and Bar.
  • Picnic lunches can be arranged
  • Room service must be arranged in advance

Number of restaurants3

Cuisine TypesBuffet

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The freshwater Lagoon Pool is open 24 hours a day, and while there is no pool bar, the floating Coconut Bar is just a short walk from the beach.
    • Family pool
    • Infinity pool
    • Whirlpool/hot tub
    • Adults-only pool
    • Lap pool
    • Wading pool
    • Lazy river
    • Seasonal
    • Indoor
    • Outdoor
    • Indoor/outdoor combo
    • Pool bar
    • Lifeguard on duty
    • Poolside service
    • Waterslide
    • Deck chairs or cabanas

    Spa

    Spa Kalina is named after the original inhabitants of St. Vincent and is located in Cottage 15 on the hillside. The small spa offers massages, reflexology treatments, facials, manicures, pedicures and paraffin wax treatments. The spa also offers naturally made products from Earth Mother Botanicals of Barbados.

      Services offered:

      • Massage
      • Facial
      • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
      • Salon services
      • Outdoor treatment area
      • Steam room
      • Sauna

      Kids

      Young Island Resort welcomes children and provides cribs for infants and early dining options for kids. Babysitting services are available for an additional fee; it is required for children under 6 years of age who may not be left unattended. The resort offers a seven-night “Kids and Us” package that includes two superior cottages, roundtrip airport taxi and ferry transportation, full board (all meals), complimentary tennis, nonmotorized water sports and the choice of a boat ride to the "Pirates of the Caribbean" set or a guided volcano hike.
        • Kids club
        • Cribs
        • High chairs

        Fitness

        Young Island Resort does not offer a fitness center; however, outdoor recreational activities include complimentary use of the tennis court, snorkeling gear, pedal boats and windsurfers. There are also several walking trails around the island. A variety of activities, shopping and entertainment options are available on nearby St. Vincent, accessible by the resort ferry.
        • Two resort yachts available for charters
        • Scuba diving can be arranged for an extra fee
        • Weight equipment
        • Cardio equipment
        • Yoga mats
        • Free fitness classes
        • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
        • Bicycles
        • Tennis (free)
        • Guided runs
        • Paddle boats (free)
        • Motor boats (with fee)

        Wedding

        Young Island Resort hosts small weddings and receptions with up to 50 guests. Most ceremonies are held on the beach or in the tropical garden and the wedding coordinator will assist with every detail. The resort's wedding package includes registrar's fees and transportation to and from the registrar office, an ordained minister, a decorated wedding arch, flowers for the bride and groom, a wedding cake, Champagne and hors d'oeuvres for the bride and groom and two witnesses.
        • Island buyouts available

        Maximum wedding guest capacity50

        • Hotel hosts weddings
        • Outdoor space for weddings
        • Wedding planners available

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