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Flight at the end of the tunnel: Caribbean boutique hotel reopens with free stay deal

Bijou hotel Montpelier Plantation and Beach, on the idyllic island of Nevis, has reopened to international visitors, and is offering a welcoming comp night deal to celebrate. 

The family-owned hotel is located at the base of Nevis Peak, and offers panoramic views of the Caribbean. It’s surrounded by 60 acres and set in lush tropical hills – plenty of space for visitors to relax at a safe distance from other guests.

Built around one of the island’s original 18th-century sugar plantations, Montpelier blends history with modern luxury. The hotel offers just 19 rooms and villas, each carefully positioned to take advantage of soothing trade winds, and each with its own distinctive design and character.

Built around one of the island’s original 18th-century sugar plantations, Montpelier blends history with modern luxury…

The Montpelier has just 19 rooms

Montpelier provides free transport to a secluded three-acre beach in a quiet cove, which is six miles away. The private beach is equipped with umbrellas, cabanas, and a pavilion for barbecue lunches.

Montpelier embaces a barefoot-chic ethos. The hotel’s motto ‘live fully’ sums up how staff help curate activities, such as exploring centuries-old ruins, hiking or biking in the rainforest, horseback riding, nature walks, sailing, windsurfing, scuba diving, and more. 

The hotel has a private beach six miles away

Of course, a more relaxed, centred approach is welcome too. There’s a 60-foot mosaic-tiled freshwater swimming pool, tennis, playroom, library, yoga sessions in an open-air studio and a garden spa with a wide range of treatments. Families are encouraged, it’s very much a multi-generational destination.

Fine dining at Montpelier includes Restaurant 750 for smart alfresco, casual poolside Indigo and the Mill Privee for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, set in the hotel’s 300-year-old sugar mill.

Fine dining in the Mill Privee

Kittitian head chef Halva Brown and his team serve island-inspired dishes of locally sourced ingredients. When you feel thirsty, there’s a choice of two bars offering Montpelier’s signature rum punch, and tropical cocktails.

To mark its reopening, Montpelier Plantation and Beach is offering a complimentary night for those who would like to extend their stay. So book for four nights or more, and get one free. Those wanting to book a more extended holiday can stay for seven nights and pay for five. Reservations are accepted until April 30, 2021, for holidays from March 2021 to April 2022, and can be modified or canceled up to 7 days before check-in. This offer includes breakfast and access to all hotel amenities.

Exclusive hotel buy-out packages are also available. More details here. Booking information here.

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