Welcome to Il Sogno, an exquisite 4 bedroom villa with possibly the best views from any villa in the whole of Canouan, The Grenadines and the Caribbean. Perched on one of the highest points of the island, this exquisite villa has the most incredible 360 degree views imaginable of both the Caribbean Sea, The Atlantic Ocean, the southern Grenadine islands, Mount Royal, The Golf Course and the entire length of Canouan. Comparable to the views is the service which is really exceptional.
Set in 4.2 acres of beautiful tropical gardens, Il Sogno is extraordinarily glamorous as well as being one of the most luxurious villas in the Caribbean. It features 4 private bedroom cottages each 111 sq meters with a bedroom, bathroom, sitting room and a large veranda, making it a complete escape for a couple or small family. Each cottage has two TV’s, a sound system, a desk with telephone and wireless internet connection, a refrigerator and coffeemaker.
The main entertainment and living area or great room is located in the middle of this luxury Grenadine Villa. It features huge panoramic floor to ceiling windows that slide fully open to take full advantage of the incredible view. It leads directly onto a large veranda, an infinity pool 18 meters long, sun deck, two-story Gazebo and a fully equipped outdoor bar and grill – perfect for enjoying the view, hosting a cocktail party or soaking up the Caribbean sun. A world-class sound system provides music throughout.
There are two dining areas. You can choose to dine outside in the gazebo or in the formal dining room. Each seats 12.
There is also a media room which offers a large TV and a desk with telephone and fax machine. The entire house has wireless access to the internet.
The gardens surrounding the Il Sogno property are absolutely stunning. Planned down to the last detail, they are designed to bloom and envelop you in their perfume alighting the senses in every season and surrounding every room with vibrant colours. Also planted on the property are banana, plantain, lime, orange, grapefruit, mango, papaya, breadfruit, avocado and fig trees. At Il Sogno this commitment to freshness carries through to the fresh food that is served – including vegetables that comes from the islands hydroponic and organic greenhouses.
Canouan is truly one of the most glamorous and exclusive islands in the world. It has enjoyed visits by various celebrities including Leonardo Di Caprio, Daniel Craig, Mick Jagger, Michael Jordan, Cliff Richard, Dennis Quaid, Derek Jeter, Nicole Kidman, Enrique Iglesias, Bill Gates, Keira Knightly, Michael Douglas, Hugh Grant, Paolo Maldini, Zinedine Zidane and many more.
You will feel cloistered and safe separated from the world in this most exquisite of villas. Your vacation will truly be a dream come true and there is simply no better place to feel gloriously revitalized. A stay at Il Sogno is truly a chance to live the dream in Canouan.
STAFF: When you stay at Il Sogno, you will be personally cared for by Il Sogno’s own butler, two wonderful housekeepers together with your own chef. You will feel welcomed and pampered throughout your stay. On the beach, or by the pool, the staff will be on hand to look after your every need and ensure your comfort at all times.
• A Chef professionally trained in international cuisine and prepares all of your culinary delights. She is prepared to handle all special requests – or let spoil you with her incredible menu choices.
• Professionally trained housekeepers, who in addition to keeping your suite in immaculate condition, they launder all of your clothes and returns them to your suite.
• A butler, who is foreman of the estate and is there to cater to your every wish, from a Picnic lunch at Mahault beach to Sun set champagne reception at Hole 13.
• 24 hour property management
• Maid service along with Turn down service
• Gardening and swimming pool services
• Access to all Resort facilities
• Complementary use of non- motorized water sports
• Guided tour to Mount Royal (877ft.)
• Full 24 hour security system
• Airport transfer
• Central Air conditioning
• Flat screen TV with interactive DVD player
• DVD library at reception
• I-Pod docking station
• Cable TV
• Hi-speed internet
• Calls to US, Canada and Europe with Net phone (chargeable to the account)
• Ceiling fans
• Golf carts
• Laundry service
• Espresso machine
• Coffee maker
• Juice maker
• Beach beds
• Beach towels
• Outdoor dining
• Outdoor living space
• Lounge furniture
Are 111 sq meters with a king size bed, en-suite bathroom with tub and shower, double vanity, air conditioning, fan, safe, telephone, sitting room with foldout sofa bed, large closet, private terrace, TV, wireless access, mosquito net.
• 4 bedrooms
• Sleeps up to 8
• 4 bathrooms
Children are welcome year-round. All children of 17 years old or younger can stay free in parent’s room up to the permissible maximum occupancy per accommodation. Additional person charge will apply to adults of 18 years old and older. Cribs are available on request. The Sugar Palm Kids club is available and is complimentary for children ages 4 to 14 including all activities, afternoon kids snacks and soft drinks. Beach bags for children 4 and up with toy selection. It opens from 9 am to 5 pm daily and closes for lunch from 12 pm to 1pm. Baby sitting services are available upon request and a charge of US$ 15 per hour applies.
AT EXTRA COST – advance notice may be required
• Childcare services apart from Kids Club
• Excursion to the neighbouring Islands or snorkel trip
• Children are welcome
• No pets allowed
• Security deposit may be required
• 7 minutes to grocery store by car in the village
• 3 minutes to Resort Restaurants and facilities with own golf cart
• 2 minutes to the closest beach with excellent lunch and bar service
• 12 minutes to the Airport
Airport transfers, Full American Breakfast in the restaurant, tropical fruit basket upon arrival, non-alcoholic beverages in-villa mini bar, personal golf cart per bedroom for length of stay, all suites come with Lavazza Espresso coffee machine with daily complimentary replenishment, Canouan Resort fitness center, non-motorized water sports, use of library (CD, DVD, literature), weekly cocktail reception with the management team, selection of one daily newspaper; complimentary wireless internet access and use of internet centre, complimentary access to Sugar Palm Kids Club for children 4 and up including all activities, afternoon kids snacks and soft drinks; Beach bags for children of 4 and up with toy selection.
Additional person charges
Rates are based on single or double occupancy per bedroom. Additional person charge inclusive of A la Carte Breakfast is US$ 99.00 rack per person per night. Additional person charges apply when occupancy of the accommodation exceeds what the existing bedding allows (2 per king bed, 1 per double or twin bed).
Mini bar food items, alcoholic beverages, golf green fees, golf lessons, spa treatments, boat charter, and day trips to neighboring islands, tennis lessons, laundry/valet service, telephone calls, and private child care services are not included and must be purchased separately.
ADDITIONAL VILLA NOTES
• For stays between December 17, 2013 and January 6, 2014 (approx dates) there is a minimum 10 night stay. There is a 7 Night requirement for arrivals before the 22nd of December or arrivals after 27th of December 2013. For all other dates, there is a 5 night minimum stay required.
ALL RATE QUOTED ARE SUBJECT TO 10% SERVICE CHARGE AND 10% LOCAL TAXES
Stretching less than 5 square miles (13sq km), Canouan is home to some of the Caribbean’s most spectacular beaches. Its powder white sands, clear waters and an impressive coral reef make it an excellent destination for sailing, swimming and snorkelling. The main town is Charlestown located in Charlestown Bay which is also the islands primary anchorage and features a stunning long beach.
Canouan which was formally a community of sailors and fishermen is now one of the most exclusive resorts in the world offering some of the most super luxury vacation rentals in the Grenadines. Canouan Island has about 2,000 inhabitants, many of whom work at the Canouan Resort. The resort and the tourists visiting the island are their livelihood and because of that, they truly do their best to make sure every visitor’s trip is memorable. Canouan does manage to retain a distinct quality inherited from another time in history. When you arrive onto this Island paradise, you get a distinct feeling of travelling to an easier place and time.
The landscape of this exclusive world is one of the most beautiful in the Caribbean. Canouan is surrounded by the crystal clear turquoise waters of the southern Antilles. It is a refuge from the world. Canouan offers uncontaminated nature, endowed with an enormously varied landscape of green hills, romantically secluded bays and long beaches. Almost every corner of Canouan reveals the natural gifts of the island and inspiring views.
In Canouan you can choose to laze your days away on the beach or be more active. There are great opportunities for sports including sailing, scuba diving, wind-surfing, volley-ball, golf tennis as well as excursions on foot, boat or by small plane.
THINGS TO DO IN CANOUAN
A full range of activities, based around Canouan's miles of white sand and clear water, is available for the sports orientated guests.
Sunfish, snorkel gear, wind surfers, hydro - bikes and paddle boats are available on a complementary basis, whilst scuba diving and sailing trips can be arranged. Canouan is The Grenadines base of the world famous yachting company - The Moorings.
CANOUAN DIVE CENTER
Canouan Dive Center offers scuba diving for all levels of experience, from complete beginners to the very experienced. The center is located on the leeward side of the island next to The Tamarind Beach Hotel just a 5 minute ride away by a Canouan Resort vehicle. Canouan Dive Center offers a very flexible schedule which can be tailored to suit your requirements whether it’s a two-tank dive in the morning or an adventure after the sun sets.
The maximum number of divers on any one dive is six which gives everyone a good opportunity to make new friends and really enjoy the wonderful dive sites without being crowded.
CANOUAN RESORT SPA
Canouan has a wonderful spa with several treatment rooms, and a relaxation room with stunning sea views and a specialist beauty salon offering a range of holistic and beauty treatments. Providing a haven of relaxation and nurturing by highly skilled international therapists the menu of treatments are of rare quality and exceedingly high standards. Immerse yourself in rejuvenating pleasure with your personal therapist designing a sequence to suit your specific needs.
THE GRENADINES ESTATE GOLF CLUB
Canouan features an exhilarating and challenging Jim Fazio designed 18 hole championship golf course, set on dramatic sloping hills and along the ocean’s edge. This is the game at its very best, deemed by Robb Report (June 2005) “Best Golf Course”. This is a most distinctive course of unique character and playability.
The Grenadines Estate Golf Club offers spectacular, panoramic views from every hole overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Cooling north-easterly trade winds enhance the challenge and the clubhouse awaits your return and beverage service buggies are never far away. This is a most distinctive course of unique character and playability.
One of the loveliest features of Canouan is that there are turtles everywhere. You will see them on the golf course, crossing the road or just hanging out in the grass. And when you go snorkelling there is a good chance that you will have the opportunity to swim with them too.