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Sandy Lane Yacht Club – review

Sandy Lane Yacht Club – review

When I had to decide where to spend my first birthday away from home there was only one choice. We had stayed at the Sandy Lane Yacht Club in 2018, a year or so after its soft launch. We knew that if we wanted a couple of nights of luxury, whilst keeping the costs sensible, […]

Mandarin Oriental Canouan – review

Mandarin Oriental Canouan – review

We may not have actually stayed at the Mandarin Oriental Canouan, but in our couple of hours there we got enough of a feel for it to put it on our bucket list. When we stayed at the Sandy Lane Yacht Club, we asked in advance whether there were any tours we could do. They […]

The fortress on the hill, Mangwana – review

The fortress on the hill, Mangwana – review

Designed by British-based architect Jake Edgley, who trained with Sir Norman Foster, Mangwana was built between 2007 and 2010. Apparently, his brief was to “create something with a high “wow” factor that is very comfortable to live in with lots of natural ventilation”. If this is the case, the brief was perfectly executed. We’ve been […]

The Lookout, Bequia – review

The Lookout, Bequia – review

This is more than a review, it’s an ode to two wonderful people who have made the first few weeks of our big move infinitely more comfortable. If you visit Bequia, be it to quarantine or not, we can’t recommend The Lookout enough. We are, by our own admission, budget travellers who love a little […]