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The Old Fort Estate

Historic Estate, Mount Pleasant Bequia
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The Old Fort is a substantial historic estate which has been completely rebuilt in the classic French-Mediterranean style. It is set high on the top of Mount Pleasant and offers sweeping views overlooking the Grenadine Islands that stretch far Southward into the distance. The estate grounds fall down to a cliff above the ocean with its golden meadows billowing with hay and tropical breezes that flow from every corner. The kitchen draws on fresh local produce and is famous for its fantastic cuisine with the dining experience a wholly Shangri-La affair that turns into a magical setting at night. Surrounded by numerous acres of lush and stunning gardens it is covered by various species of palms and fruit trees, framed by bougainvillea and a profusion of tropical exotica. This one-of-a-kind estate is ideal for families and friends seeking a relaxed laid-back atmosphere, whilst at the same time is still conveniently located only a short distance from the best beaches and activities.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Tennis court
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Infinity pool
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Shuttle bus service
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Languages Spoken
English, French, German
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Alexandra D wrote a review Dec 2021
London, England, United Kingdom2 contributions
I decided to treat myself and my close and extended family and hence I spent quite a bit of time looking for a very special place to take them over two months this gone Summer during the Covid epidemic. I wanted something totally unique and different but something that still did not shy away from the usual comfort and service my family was accustomed to. We spent the most amazing holiday at The Old Fort with my grown children and their mother (my ex-wife) and my young 5 year old daughter and her mother, including many friends who all came and stayed with us during various periods over the time I had booked the property. The property is truly very special, it is hard to describe with words, and we had the most amazing experience. The extension called the Sugar House is ever so amazing and whilst I did not book it before arriving, I was able to add it when I arrived, as it was luckily available. We enjoyed the serenity of the estate and vast plantation gardens with its most incredible views overlooking 180 degrees over the ocean, including the meticulously renovated bedrooms and living areas, and the amazing staff all who did their utmost for us to enjoy our stay. To be honest, at first I wanted us to do our own thing whilst staying there, however after arriving I then later decided it would be good to have a daily chef and cleaning service, which the owner arranged for us immediately with no issue. The kitchen was able to prepare any type of foods we wanted and the rooms were also well cleaned on a daily basis. The grand pool with its outside bar is also a great spot to be and we spend days lounging there with the entire group. Whilst the estate is situated in a very private and safe area, at the same time it is very close to the two best beaches and places of activity on the island. I even had my very own vehicle which the owner had arranged for me! Friends who joined and had stayed at first in Mustique absolutely loved it. We went on various amazing day trips to other islands, including the breathtaking Tobago Keys, and the lush main island of St. Vincent, where we visited the film set of the Pirates of the Caribbean movie and also bathed in the lush rainforest within waterfalls. I could go on and on, as it was so incredible, however you have to be there to experience it! 20 out of 10, its one of a kind!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Kteria wrote a review Feb 2019
Trinidad59 contributions64 helpful votes
If you want to try something a little diffrerent from the regular airconditioned hotel rooms this the sun room is for you.No air condition,windows that do not close surround the entire room. The estate is very peaceful and is very near a cliff so you can go exploring.we were the only guests while we stayed and we definitely had a great time.The staff was warm and friendly and catered to all our needs in a very professional manner.Travellers should also rent a moke while on the island.Very island vybe vehicle.
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Date of stay: March 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Welldeservedholidays wrote a review Feb 2019
Miami, Florida3 contributions
We took our 3 older children on a much needed vacation. We wanted something off the "beaten' track". My husband actually saw the images from the Old Fort and sold us on it's beauty. He sailed there many years ago and was struck by how unchanged it was! The home did not disappoint-it actually exceeded our expectations. The Old Fort is breathtaking-it's out of the pages of Architectural Digest! We had a delicious breakfast service every morning and ate at home or locally for dinner. I suggest you rent a jeep to explore the cool little town and eat by the harbor. Seeing Tobago Cay is a must for the day! We also took a day trip to Mustique which was fun, but we were happier to be on Bequia. Quirin, the owner is a gem! Super helpful and accommodating. One of our best vacations ever!
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Date of stay: December 2018
Manor O wrote a review May 2018
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The island of Bequia is a very unique and beautiful island. The people here are so relaxed and lovely. We had the most wonderful stay at The Old Fort. We rented the luxury suites which have been built to the highest standards and are set in the family estate in a perfect location consisting of breathtaking views and stunning grounds that we took great pleasure exploring. The staff are all so warm, friendly and helpful. Patrick, our own private chef was absolutely amazing, his food that he specially prepared for us was all incredible. Our host Quirin and his family saw to it that we had the most comfortable stay and were very helpful arranging, transport, tours and boat trips. This is a 5 star experience with a stylish, exclusive feel and is great value in every way. This is the ideal place to come whether it's with your whole family or a large party, they even do weddings here and we can see why. Their hospitality is second to none. Or if you just want a romantic luxury holiday with a true Caribbean experience this is the place to be. The Old Fort far exceeded our expectations and we would like to thank Quirin and his family and all the lovely people who we met that work at The Old Fort. You made our stay so special, we look forward to coming back to Bequia again as soon as possible!
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Date of stay: May 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Natty21_11 wrote a review Apr 2018
Toronto, Canada8 contributions
My cousin and I spent 3 nights at the hotel during the Easter Regatta. The estate was adorable, quaint and perfect for relaxing poolside. The staff was amazing! Everyone we encountered went out of their way to make us feel welcomed. A very special thanks to Erica who attended to our every need. The views around the hotel are indescribably beautiful. We stayed in the "Planters Room" which has a feeling of old charm about it which suited us just fine. The room was very spacious and had a little kitchenette. The bed had mosquito netting which helped to keep most of the bugs out as we hardly got bit. I should also mention that Bequia is completely reliant on rain water which is safe to drink. Continental breakfast was included which was delicious and very filling! We ate at the restaurant each morning and enjoyed watching the hummingbirds fly around the grounds. Overall I would highly recommend the Old Fort for a relaxing holiday.
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Date of stay: April 2018Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Old Fort Estate
Which popular attractions are close to The Old Fort Estate?
Nearby attractions include Lower Bay Beach (1.2 miles), Princess Margaret Beach (0.9 miles), and Port Elizabeth (0.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Old Fort Estate?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at The Old Fort Estate?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at The Old Fort Estate?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to The Old Fort Estate?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sugar Reef Cafe, Mac's Pizza & Kitchen, and The Fig Tree.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Old Fort Estate?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does The Old Fort Estate have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Old Fort Estate offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does The Old Fort Estate have airport transportation?
Yes, The Old Fort Estate offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Old Fort Estate located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 miles away from the center of Bequia.
Are pets allowed at The Old Fort Estate?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does The Old Fort Estate offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.