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Located in the idyllic Grenadines archipelago, the remote ocean-view Caribbean hideaway of Mandarin Oriental, Canouan offers impeccable service and attention to detail throughout, with a dedicated butler service and tailor-made experiences. At just five square miles in size, Canouan is the ultimate island to seek an idyllic tropical island getaway with everything you need to recharge.

 Mandarin Oriental Canouan

Whether you’re after restorative solitude or quality time with the family, you’ll get a good dose of vitamin D and sea air at one of our favourite retreats in the USA and Caribbean

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With growing concern over our dependency on smartphones due to the direct correlation of phone addiction to sleep deprivation, stress, depression and anxiety, we need more than the multitude of ironic apps available to combat our screen time. Que Mandarin Oriental, Canouan, which provides enough distractions to tackle your nomophobia so effectively that you won’t even realise it.

A Fazio-designed championship 18-hole golf course, infinity pool, boat trips and diving excursions encourage you to be present, while five indulgent restaurants, ranging from fine dining to scenic bars on Godahl Beach, are guaranteed to beckon you away from your elegant colonial-style suite or chic Italian-design patio villa.

Mandarin Oriental Canouan

Their spa menu even offers a ‘Texter’s Treat’ massage to specifically relax tight muscles otherwise known as text neck, such is the emphasis on counteracting the effects of digital burnout. Not only will you find rejuvenation for body and mind in one of the serene treatment suites in the hillside Balinese-style spa overlooking the ocean, but you’ll also have the opportunity to disconnect from the stresses of modern-day life by reconnecting with nature during the hotel’s water sports activities.

You’ll be forgiven for being unable to resist a few souvenir snaps of the breathtaking landscapes of glass-clear seas, white sand beaches and vibrant greenery, but it’s the surrounding coral reef that is the epitome of natural beauty. Underneath the ocean’s surface, you’ll discover stingrays and the Blue Tang fish, which are partly responsible for creating particles that make up the powder-soft sand the region. As the Caribbean’s largest living coral reef, spanning from Shell Beach to Friendship Bay, conservation is imperative; the resort sells only reef-sale sunscreen lotion, prohibits fishing and ensures guests adhere to guidelines to prevent damage.