This classic, elegant 64-suite resort, owned and run by Sir Royston Hopkin, K.C.M.G. and family, is a stunning jewel on Grenada’s renowned Grand Anse Beach, a treasured secret of the Caribbean travel connoisseur.
Suites feature LCD TVs, DVD players, CD radios or iPod docking stations. Spacious bathrooms include whirlpool baths, double vanities, Hansgrohe fixtures and Villeroy & Boch sanitary ware. The 17 suites offer private swimming pools and gardens. Molton Brown amenities and Italian linens are standard for this luxury property. Beyond your room, you’ll be greeted with a bevy of activities, ranging from water sports, including Hobie-cats, snorkeling and kayaking, to tennis and cycling, to island excursions on land and by sea. Janissa’s Spa beckons with the ultimate in luxurious relaxation, and your little ones will love the special programs at The Nutmeg Pod.
TOP SUITE: THE CINNAMON/SAFFRON BEACH FRONT SUITE
- Square footage: 1,440
- Nightly rate: From $2,306 to $3,172
Number of rooms in suite: Two
Number of entrances to suite: One
Number of baths: Two, with Hansgrohe fittings and Villeroy & Boch ceramics
Suite style: Vivid colors and sumptuous fabrics fuel the imag- ination and complement the contemporary Caribbean décor.
Key selling points: These exquisitely furnished suites feature a dining table set for six and a spacious living room with a wet bar and parlor bathroom. Your master bedroom has a floating canopy bed and the en-suite bathroom offers views to the sea with an elaborate marble and glass affair. Private patios call for lazy afternoons in the hammock with tall cocktails. A Special Services coordinator, available each day from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., will personally assist with any guest requests. Hors d’oeuvres are served in-room each day at 6 p.m.
Number of suites in hotel: 64
Janissa’s Spa: This 5,000-square-foot oasis of serenity is tucked away behind private walls and tropical gardens.
The spa features a trendy reflection pool and outdoor relaxation lounge, four air-conditioned and one outdoor treatment area with open-air rain showers, a cedar sauna and outdoor Jacuzzi.
Signature treatments: Janissa’s signature massage, Janissa’s facial treatment, Janissa’s manicure and pedicure
Oliver’s Restaurant: Located seaside, Oliver’s features an excellent table d’hôte menu highlighting international cuisine with local infusions, as well as a vegetarian selection.
The Nutmeg Pod Children’s Activity Center: Located close to the central facility, “The Pod” offers a supervised play space and creative programming for young guests aged three to 12.