The six-suite sister property to Firefly Mustique opened in Bequia in 2007. Firefly has the requisite luxury touches (rooms with canopied beds and waterfall showers). But the wow factor comes from snorkeling off the hotel’s untamed beach; private picnics on the neighboring island of Isle à Quatre; and insider recommendations from British hotelier Elizabeth Clayton, who has lived in the Grenadines for more than a decade. At this four-room oasis on an 18th-century plantation, a martini-shaking bartender arrives by speedboat; the wild beach is practically yours alone; and turndown includes candlelight, Billie Holiday on an iPod, and Italian linens. More hotels are on the horizon in Bequia, but for now, this is the spot for an idyllic, sybaritic fantasy.
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