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The Private Island of Mustique Announces New “Villa Honeymoon Collection”

The exclusive island of Mustique has long been considered one of the Caribbean’s most romantic destinations, and this year, the love is certainly in the air as the island unveils their new Villa Honeymoon Collection.

Scattered along this 1,400-acre private island paradise in the Grenadines are 72 designer villas, each with its own distinctive architecture and atmosphere. Newlyweds seeking their dream honeymoon can opt for one of the 12 two-bedroom villas and cottages now part of the Villa Honeymoon Collection: Aurora’s “Jasmine Cottage,” Bali Hai, Blue Waters, Heron Bay, Shogun’s “Little Shogun,” Moana, Rocina, Samambaia, Seastar, Serenity Bay, Simplicity and Sunrise’s “Beach Cottage.” Each villa is set in spacious, landscaped grounds with private terraces, fresh-water swimming pools and spectacular views of the crystal Caribbean Sea or Atlantic Ocean.

When booking a stay at one of the villas in the Honeymoon Collection, guests can enjoy a special complimentary in-villa couples massage or dinner for two at Veranda Restaurant at the Cotton House, the island’s only resort. The island promises an incredible list of romantic offerings including deserted picnics on the world-famous Macaroni Beach, night-time dives together under the stars, sunset cruises, horseback riding trails on the beach and moonlit walks on sandy grounds of Pasture Beach where you might bump into a leather back turtle laying eggs. Honeymooners can also head over to Basil’s Bar & Restaurant, the island’s infamous open-air, thatched roof beach bar that serves up cocktail favorites like the ginger-infused “Mustique Mule.”

Villa Honeymoon Collection rentals are available from May 1-July 15, 2010 and August 15-December 15, 2010 for a minimum seven-night stay with rates from $7,000 to $10,000 per week, plus 18% tax. As an added bonus, complimentary flight transfers between Barbados and Mustique are offered to guests who stay for a minimum of two weeks. Each villa has its own dedicated staff (minimum of three, and the majority have butlers, chefs and/or house managers) and the use of one vehicle.  Factor in other perks such as a weekly cocktail party hosted by the Mustique Company, complimentary services such as laundry, tennis courts and weekly movie nights. For more information on the Villa Honeymoon Collection rentals or to book your stay, please call toll-free (800) 747-9214 or phone the Villa Rentals Department on island directly at (784) 488-8000 or visit our website.

About the Island of Mustique:
This renowned 1,400-acre private island in the Grenadines has long been a favorite hideaway for the world's most discerning travelers.  Scattered around the island are 72 extraordinary designer villas, each with its own distinctive architecture and atmosphere.  Available for weekly rentals, these villas range in size from two to nine bedrooms, and in price from $4,250 to $150,000 a week, including a full staff and vehicle.  The only hotel on the island, the Cotton House is an elegant West Indian-style plantation estate with 17 luxurious guest rooms, cottages and suites, 11 of which feature private plunge pools.