Montpelier Plantation & Beach

Nevis, St Kitts and Nevis

The hotel

A luxury take on a remote island retreat – with lashings of Nevis heritage thrown in – Montpelier Plantation & Beach lets you experience all the best bits of the Caribbean. It gives you the plantation history, with private candlelit dinners inside its 300 year old sugar mill, which also provides a unique backdrop for the 60 foot mosaic pool. It gives you the Caribbean scenery, thanks to its spot in the tropical foothills of Nevis Peak, with stop-you-in-your-tracks sea views. It gives you the intimate seclusion of staying in a boutique hotel with just 19 guestrooms. It gives you the famous Nevis luxury in its fine dining, art-filled gallery, and five star Relais & Châteaux service. And, even with its hillside hideaway setting, it gives you the beach – with complimentary transport to the hotel’s private beach, hidden in a seductively serene cove.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wedding
  • Families
  • Honeymoon
  • Babysitting service
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Yoga
  • Laundry Service

Where is it

In the tropical foothills of Nevis Peak, this hotel gives you a secluded setting with stunning views, but is just 6 miles from the hotel’s private beach, located in a pretty cove. The hotel offers complimentary transport to and from the beach, which takes around 15 minutes. The island offers swimming, rainforest walks, cycling, horse riding, and water sports including kite surfing; and the island’s Robert Trent Jones II golf course is nearby. Transfer time via road and boat: 45 minutes

Hotel information

19 rooms, suites, and villas. All with air-conditioning, ceiling fan, DVD library and books, WiFi, telephone, mini-bar* (on request), tea and coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer, iron and board, bathrobes, and daily newspaper (on request). Premier Rooms are 535 sq ft, and have a private terrace and garden views. Each has 1 king-size or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Half board option: lunch and dinner. Dinner served in Restaurant 750 and Indigo. Special dinner evenings at The Mill Privee will carry a surcharge.

Plantation Rooms are 540 sq ft, and have an open veranda with ocean views. Each has 1 king-size or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Garden Suite is a split-level room , and has a private gazebo with oversized couch and throw pillows, an open bedroom and sitting room, raised bamboo flooring, a large walk-in rain shower, wide jalousie windows, a Nespresso coffee machine, and an iPod docking station. It has 1 king-size or 2 double bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

The Little House is a 100 year old building, and has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen (can be stocked on request), a living room, a flatscreen LCD TV, a DVD player, a CD player, an iPod docking station, and Caribbean Sea and Nevis Peak views. It has 1 king-size and 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

2 Bedroom Tamarind Villa has high beamed ceilings, 2 covered porches, a sun deck with a plunge pool and chaise lounges, 2 en-suite bedrooms, a flatscreen LCD TV, a DVD player, a CD player, an MP3 station, and an iPod docking station. It has 1 king-size or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Complimentary English breakfast. Restaurant 750 (modern international menu, open for dinner). Indigo Restaurant (casual dining menu, open for lunch and dinner). Mill Privé (five course tasting menu, open for private dining, inside 300 year old sugar mill). Room service*. Picnic hampers*. Complimentary afternoon tea daily.

Gourmet cooking classes* (with Relais & Châteaux Chef de Cuisine). TV room.

Swimming pool (60 foot). Private beach (with complimentary shuttle from hotel, private cabanas, and chaise lounges). Montpelier Plantation Open Spa* (treatments on your private terrace available*). The Montpelier tennis court (racquets, towels, and private lessons*). Bicycles*. Yoga classes* (on request). Snorkelling equipment.

Internet access points*. Concierge service. Shuttle to and from beach. Airport transfers* (on request). Babysitting*. Car rental*. Laundry and dry-cleaning services*. WiFi in rooms and hotspot areas.

*Denotes local charge

Please note: the hotel is closed between 11 Aug-5 Oct '19.

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Traveller rating

  • Excellent (366)
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Image of the Tripadvisor rating A Fabulous Holiday

May 24, 2019 SueMarchant Towcester, United Kingdom

We spent part of our wedding anniversary trip at Montpelier Plantation and had the most wonderful time. The location is stunning, the rooms are large, gorgeously put together and immaculate, and the food and service were anything we could have wished for. Sunshine holidays aren't our usual fare, so we had to learn to deal with the heat and learn… Read more
We spent part of our wedding anniversary trip at Montpelier Plantation and had the most wonderful time. The location is stunning, the rooms are large, gorgeously put together and immaculate, and the food and service were anything we could have wished for. Sunshine holidays aren't our usual fare, so we had to learn to deal with the heat and learn to relax. After a couple of days, the peace just soaked into our souls. We still went out every day to explore the island, but knowing we would come home to the Montepelier and sit on our terrace watching the monkey parade made such a difference. It's peaceful, it's wonderful, and the rum punches are out of this world. If we decide to return to Nevis, I'd stay here again. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Outstanding Resort

May 23, 2019 dianapW2933TF Cincinnati, Ohio

My husband and I just returned from a week-long stay at the Montpelier Plantation & Beach Resort. Our stay was highly enjoyable and very relaxing. What distinguishes this Resort from many others is the outstanding service that we experienced during our recent visit. There are many long-standing employees and to a person they were very good at… Read more
My husband and I just returned from a week-long stay at the Montpelier Plantation & Beach Resort. Our stay was highly enjoyable and very relaxing. What distinguishes this Resort from many others is the outstanding service that we experienced during our recent visit. There are many long-standing employees and to a person they were very good at their jobs and strove to provide the best service possible. My husband and I are eager to return and are currently in the process of booking our next visit! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating A True Vacation

May 19, 2019 Wino819 Atlanta, Georgia

We spent our Honeymoon here and it was everything we hoped for. We wanted to totally veg out after our wedding, and Montpelier is the perfect place really get away and recharge. It felt like our own private resort (and we often had the beach to ourselves). This is a place for true relaxation, where all you need to do is decide beach or pool,… Read more
We spent our Honeymoon here and it was everything we hoped for. We wanted to totally veg out after our wedding, and Montpelier is the perfect place really get away and recharge. It felt like our own private resort (and we often had the beach to ourselves). This is a place for true relaxation, where all you need to do is decide beach or pool, rum or beer, sun or shade, and the on-site dining is exceptional. From the moment we landed and were taken on the private transfer from St. Kitts to the resort, we felt taken care of. Oh, and we slept like the dead in the wonderful fresh air! Amazing! Be sure to say hello to Cosmo, the Director of Guest Relations ;) Two small but important things stand out: I was really happy to see the resort was using paper straws instead of plastic, and there is excellent wifi coverage everywhere on the property, including the same network at the private beach. It was super fast and free. I know lots of people want to disconnect on vacation and of course you don't have to use the wifi, but it felt like a real luxury to have it there and waiting. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating As fantastic as ever

May 12, 2019 simoneffrost London, United Kingdom

This is our third visit, this time bringing our 9 and 7 year old girls. As ever, fantastic hotel! (although hotel is the wrong word - 'Eden' fits better) Effortless style, super friendly/helpful and possibly the best view in the World from the coolest pool/bar. Just to give you a feel of the little touches - one of the lovely team made us… Read more
This is our third visit, this time bringing our 9 and 7 year old girls. As ever, fantastic hotel! (although hotel is the wrong word - 'Eden' fits better) Effortless style, super friendly/helpful and possibly the best view in the World from the coolest pool/bar. Just to give you a feel of the little touches - one of the lovely team made us specially fresh (delicious) gooseberry juice with fruit picked from her own garden. One of our daughters is coeliac and the chef made so much effort catering for her. The owner even gave us a tour of her garden where Lord Nelson got married and let us use her private pool when we were there. You all work so hard and you achieve something that so few places manage - being truly natural and personal. Thank you! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Wonderful place

May 12, 2019 Simon B Spain

This really is a lovely place to spend some time. The historical property itself if delightful, and the rooms quiet and well spaced through the carefully manicured grounds. We found the room perfect. High and comfortable bed, spotlessly clean, with good AC when it was needed and a fan. Others have commented on the bathrooms which are… Read more
This really is a lovely place to spend some time. The historical property itself if delightful, and the rooms quiet and well spaced through the carefully manicured grounds. We found the room perfect. High and comfortable bed, spotlessly clean, with good AC when it was needed and a fan. Others have commented on the bathrooms which are certainly not as luxurious or contemporary as in some hotels but there was nothing wrong with it. Our bathroom was large, everything worked, there was plenty of hot water, toiletries were good and there were perfect soft towels. The room was cleaned everyday and we had no complaints whatsoever. The staff throughout the hotel are all delightful and can never do enough to help, be it booking restaurants or hiring a car. Things just happen, whether it is the price of drinks etc that appear seemlessly on the bill, or whether it is pool towels taken from your room when you have finished with them. Service here works a treat. The pool area is beautiful and like the rest of the hotel enjoys a great view of the volcano. We particularly enjoyed going down to the private beach where you can sit in the sun, hide in the shade, swim in the warm water, and take a drink in the bar area there. The hotel can provide a picnic if you want one, or there a couple of places that you can walk to if you feel peckish. The bus left at 1030 and returned from the beach at 1530 to allow you to get back in time for tea and cake by the pool. There is good quality wifi throughout the hotel and at the beach bar. It is also worth mentioning the restaurant 750 which served what we found to be the best food of our week on the island. Again service was very attentive and we enjoyed having a cocktail and some homemade "nibbles" in the beautifully furnished and appointed Great Room before moving onto the terrace for dinner. The meal included an amuse bouche and freshly baked breads, and there were daily specials. Every fish dish that we had was top quality using beautiful fresh ingredients, but we wanted to note how awesome we found the lobster bisque. The chef really is fantastic and this was fine dining in a lovely atmosphere. It is not cheap, but we found it about the same price as, for instance, Bananas and Rocks for a better quality of food. Breakfast was also a delight, with everything freshly cooked to order. Daily omelettes and other egg dishes kept us going for most of the day. Coffee and juices were spot on, and my wife loved the homemade yoghurts. I would not hesitate to recommend this place if you want a chilled and peaceful few days in Nevis, which is a beautiful island on which to spend some time. With the friendly and high quality service, a beautiful location, and the extremely high quality food, you cannot go wrong. Read less