Palm Island, The Grenadines
Palm Island
St. Vincent and The Grenadines, West Indies

Situated in the island chain of St. Vincent and The Grenadines, Palm Island is located on its own private 100-acre island hideaway at the end of the Windward Island group of the Eastern Caribbean. The resort is accessible via the hotel's launch from Union Island, which is about a 10- minute ride. There are daily flights from Barbados to Union Island.  

The magical islands of the Grenadines. A part of the world where time is suspended, waters are clear and the beaches are dazzling white. In this mystical strand of jewels lies the gem of Palm Island. A paradise where tranquility is a state of mind and guests have the opportunity to do as little or as much as they please.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Art Gallery
  • Bicycles
  • Billiards
  • Entertainment (nightly)
  • Fishing ($)
  • Fitness Center
  • Games (table)
  • Guest Services Desk
  • Hiking
  • Horseshoes
  • Kayaks
  • Ping Pong
  • Sailing ($)
  • Snorkeling
  • Table Tennis
  • Trail (hiking) (3)
  • Windsurfing
Complimentary wireless internet access on a provided computer. Guests with their own laptops can connect in the satellite television lounge and in (or near) the library. Note: Due to island location internet access is not always available. Tennis Court (daytime) One daytime tennis court with Astro Turf surface. Pool (freshwater) One freshwater swimming pool with cascading waterfall and sun terraces. Miscellaneous Amenities  

• Library with book exchange  

• Satellite television lounge  

• Sandy Feet boutique  

• Massage Room for spa services ($) Spa (full Service): ($) The Spa by Palm Island: The Spa by Palm Island enjoys a stunning beachfront location with two double treatment rooms plus an additional room dedicated for manicures & pedicures and also hairdressers so brides can be full taken care of on their special day! The first treatment room offers a Jacuzzi on the terrace overlooking the ocean, perfect for star gazing while the second treatment room boasts a tub on the deck the ideal spot for a soak and glass of champagne whilst watching the sunset. ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Markets (back to top)

Leisure and Family Friendly.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• 2018:  

• Children under 16 years old are not permitted at the resort 01/03/18- 04/06/18.  

• Children under 12 years old are not permitted at the resort 04/07/18- 01/02/19.  

• Children under 16 years old are not permitted at the resort 01/03/19- 04/28/19.  

• Children are charged at the adult rate (no child rates are offered).  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2018-2019:  

• Palm View - 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Beachfront - 2 adults.  

• Island Loft - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Sea Grape Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Three Bedroom Villa (Seafeather) - 6 adults or 2 adults and 4 children.  

• Two Bedroom Villa (Southern Cross) - 4 adults.  

Palm View, Set slightly back in the gardens. Some feature sitting areas and private furnished terraces overlooking either the pool or the garden.  

• Four rooms have sitting areas, furnished terraces, two queen-sized beds and master bathroom with double shower only.  

• The other ten rooms feature a king-size bed with a spacious bathroom equipped with a deep-soaking tub and a separate shower.  

Beachfront, These cottages are housed in ten separate buildings on the beach, all with furnished terraces with direct ocean views featuring one king-size beds and bathrooms with shower only.  

Island Loft, set back from the beach amid lush gardens with king-size beds (one loft available with two queen beds) sitting areas, deep-soaking tubs, separate showers, and private terraces.  

Sea Grape Suite, These rooms are housed in a two-story building set right on the ocean. Features include king beds, a small sitting area, a double shower and large soaking tub, and a covered furnished terrace or balcony.  

3 Bedroom Villa (seafeather), A three bedroom villa with entertaining patios that are literally on the oceans edge of Palm Island's northern beach.  

2 Bedroom Villa (southern Cross), A two bedroom master villa set up on the cliffs with four timber decks with stellar water views and traditional open air Caribbean living; complete with its own private infinity-edge swimming pool.  

Additional Accommodation Details:  

• Accommodations are appointed with custom bamboo furnishings, woven rattan ceilings, louvered-windows, and rich, subtle fabrics, cotton bathrobes, mini-fridges with complimentary soft drinks, quality teas, in room safes, hair dryers, tea kettles and coffee makers.  

Additional Villa Details:  

• Luxurious new villas with living room, dining area, full kitchen, each bedroom features in-suite marble bathrooms with spacious step-in showers.  

• Terraces overlooking the ocean. The kitchen is lightly stocked with coffee and tea amenities, cereal, fresh fruit, snacks, 2 bottle of champagne, beer, spirits, soft drinks, phones, private golf cart, satellite TV and DVD.  

**Please Note - Important Notation**:  

• There are no televisions or telephones in the Palm View, Beachfront, Suite and Island Loft accommodations. TV viewing is available in a designated public area only. Worldwide telephone and fax facilities are available but not in the guestrooms and are charged per page, per fax for faxing and printing services (including airline tickets). Please advise all agents/guests accordingly.  

All accommodations include: bathrobes, safe (in accommodation), balcony or terrace, room service, turndown service, bath amenities and mini refrigerator.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Royal Palm Restaurant, Open air dining pavilion which features European cuisine with a West Indies infusion. Caribbean barbecue every Friday night. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  

Sunset Grill(*), The Island's more relaxed venue. Open daily for lunch and dinner in season. Special themed evenings are scheduled weekly in the lower season. Serving a West Indies cuisine and international lighter fare offerings.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

Add-On Package (Honeymoon 18-19) (back to top)

HONEYMOON PACKAGE 2018-2019 This is a complimentary honeymoon package.  

Booking Dates: 08/22/2018 - 04/28/2019 Travel Dates: 04/07/2018 - 04/28/2019  

Package Inclusions:  

• Fruit plate  

• Bottle of sparkling wine  

• A 25% discount on clients first spa treatment (not applicable at hair salon)  

Please Note:  

• Spa discounts are based off the full rate card spa treatments and are not combinable with local discounts.  

• Designation as a honeymoon couple must appear in the reservation request.  

• Proof of recent marriage may be required upon check-in.  

Add-On Package (Renewal of Vows 18-19) (back to top)

RENEWAL OF VOWS PACKAGE 2018-2019  

Booking Dates: 08/22/2018 - 04/28/2019 Travel Dates: 04/07/2018 - 04/28/2019  

Package Inclusions:  

• Services of a Wedding Coordinator  

• Decorated site for the ceremony (the Renewal of Vows celebrations is set up for a max 6 people including couple based on inclusions below)  

• Marriage Officer  

• Single Tier Cake  

• Commemorative Certificate  

• Sparkling wine  

Please Note:  

• Free Renewal of Vows:  

• Guests booking a 13 night or longer All Inlcusive stay when confirmed in Beachfront category or higher.  

• This package can also be purchased if the above requirements have not been met.  

Add-On Package (Weddings 18-19) (back to top)

WEDDING PACKAGE 2018-2019  

Booking Dates: 08/22/2018 - 04/28/2019 Travel Dates: 04/07/2018 - 04/28/2019  

Package Inclusions:  

• Wedding License and Governmental Fees  

• Local Registrar Fees  

• Wedding Official and Ceremony Charges  

• See "Timing and Legal Requirements" and Required Documentation" below for more details.  

• Certified copy of marriage license  

• Decorated site for wedding ceremony (the wedding is set up for a max 6 people based on inclusions below)  

• Bouquet of fresh local flowers for the Bride  

• Boutonniere for the Groom  

• Single Tier Wedding Cake  

• One bottle of sparkling wine  

• All Hotel taxes and gratuities  

• Best Man/Maid of Honor (if needed)  

Please Note:  

• The wedding ceremony is performed on Palm Island; however, a trip to St.  

• Vincent is required to secure proper legal documentation.  

• Air transportation round-trip to St. Vincent and applicable airport transfers are not included in the wedding package for the bride and groom and the marriage officer.  

• An additional cost of $120.00 USD per person will therefore apply and paid locally.  

• Taxi Chaperone $25.00 USD per hour.  

• Due to GAA flight schedule all couples requesting to be married on Palm Island must be on the island the Sunday prior to their wedding.  

• Guests will then fly from UNI on Monday and return from SVD the following day with All Inclusive accomodations provided in SVD.  

• All weddings are on a request only basis and cannot be confirmed until the Time and Date has been confirmed by Elite Island Resorts.  

• Free Wedding:  

• Guests booking a 13 night or longer All Inclusive stay when confirmed in Beachfront category or higher.  

• Transportation charge to St. Vincent will still apply.  

• However due to the legal administration & travel required we do not recommend client's stay less than 13 nights when getting married.  

• Some restrictions apply - Free Wedding may not be combinable with some offers and/or packages - where detailed.  

• This package can also be purchased if the above requirements have not been met.  

Waiting time and legal proceedings:  

• A full 48- hours waiting time is required before legal proceedings can begin.  

• Couples must fly to the main island of St. Vincent for the day to attend the Ministry of Legal Affairs and complete and sign a declaration stating that the information they are giving is correct.  

• Please note the Ministry is not open on weekends or public holidays.  

• If there is any doubt as to either person's single status, it may be necessary to swear an affidavit before a solicitor (approximately $40.00 USD each)  

Specialty Package (All Inclusive 18-19) (back to top)

ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE 2018-2019  

Booking Dates: 08/22/2018 - 04/28/2019 Travel Dates: 04/07/2018 - 04/28/2019  

Package Inclusions:  

• Accommodations  

• All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)  

• All beverages (name-brand liquors, afternoon tea, house wine by the glass, Caribbean beers, tropical coolers and soft drinks by the glass)  

• Non-motorized watersports including windsurfing, snorkeling, kayaking, hobie-style catamarans and stand up paddle boarding  

• Day light tennis  

• Use of freshwater swimming pool  

• Activities such as horseshoes, shuffleboard and bicycles  

• All tips, taxes and service charges  

Please Note:  

• Room service is not available.  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

 

General  

• Please advise clients of the fact that guest rooms do not have televisions or telephones. Television viewing is available in a designated public areas only.  

• Worldwide telephone and fax facilities are available.  

Dress Code  

• Please advise clients of Palm Island the resort's dress code (see below).  

• In the restaurants, shoes are worn and bathing suits covered. After 6:30pm, men wear shirts with collars, either long or short sleeves and long trousers or stylish jeans (no T-shirts or tank tops). Tailored Bermuda-length shorts are allowed for men (no shorts, Capri or 3/4 length trousers); and women wear dresses, skirts, long trousers or stylish jeans, culottes or tailored Bermuda-length shorts (no "short shorts" or cutoffs).  

Destination Information - Important  

• Please advise all clients traveling to Barbados:  

• That the wearing of camouflage or military apparel is illegal, and clothing will be confiscated and persons will be charged accordingly.  

Passport Requirements  

• US Citizens traveling to and from the Caribbean require a valid passport to regain entry into the United States.  

Air Transfer Information from St. Lucia (UVF):  

• For new Palm Island bookings, guests will be routed through St. Lucia's Hewanorra International Airport (UVF). This new service from UVF to Union Island International Airport (UNI) will be available every day except Wednesdays.  

Flight Schedules will be as follows:  

• Hewanorra (UVF) to Union Island (UNI)  

• Guests must arrive at UVF by 3:15pm to make the connecting flight to UNI.  

• After clearing Immigrations in St. Lucia, guests will be met by the designated ground agents and escorted to the inter-island flight departure area.  

• Flight departs UVF at 4:15pm and arrives in UNI at approximately 4:50pm.  

Union Island (UNI) to Hewanorra (UVF)  

• Flight departs UNI at 12:15pm and arrives at UVF at approximately 12:50pm.  

• Please allow at least 90 minutes to clear Customs and Immigration in St. Lucia.  

Please Note:  

• The UVF to UNI inter-island flight remains complimentary (at no cost to guests) for stays of 7 nights or longer.  

• For stays of less than 7 nights, there is a cost for the inter-island flight (per person).  

• All inter-island flights for North American clients traveling to Palm Island will be booked by Elite's main office in Deerfield Beach, Florida.  

• Palm Islands baggage limitations and minimum stay requirements will remain unchanged for 2016 (or until advised otherwise).  

• As always, the hotel must have clients international arrival and departure information before they can confirm their hotel and inter- island air bookings.  

Luggage  

• Allowance of 1 standard piece of hang luggage per passenger not to exceed 13 lbs.  

• Free Checked baggage allowance will be one (1) bag per passenger not to exceed 44 lbs  

• A second checked bag not to exceed 44 lbs will be US $50 per passenger  

• A third checked bag not to exceed 44 lbs will be US $100.00 per passenger  

• The maximum number of checked bags allowed per passenger will be 3 bags  

Please Note:  

• The hotel recommends traveling light and bringing the minimum amount of luggage to avoid airport and transfer delays.  

Late Luggage  

• Due to the limitations of inter-island flights, there is the possibility that a guest's luggage may not arrive at Palm Island at the same time the guest arrives. Therefore, we require the Operator to notify all guests booked at Palm Island that they should pack a carry- on bag with a change of clothes and necessary toiletries in the event their checked luggage does not arrive at Palm Island until the following day.  

Inter Island Flight Requirements:  

• In order to book the inter island flights for all Palm Island bookings it is mandatory that the hotel receives the following information prior to arrival:  

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• Departure city, airline, flight number, departure time and arrival time into Barbados.  

• Returning city, airline, flight number, departure time and arrival time into home city.  

• Country where the passport was issued.  

• Date of birth for each passenger.  

• The information listed above is required before we can book the inter island air transfer(s). Please remember seats are limited (only 16) on a daily basis.  

 

Air Transfer Information from Barbados (BGI):  

• Last updated 11/29/18.  

• Due to flight pricing and continued scheduled revisions, please note the below inter-island flight schedule changes for guests traveling to Palm Island Resort & Spa, The Grenadines.  

Palm Island Resort continues to be air serviced via St. Lucia (UVF) or Barbados (BGI), however the following schedule changes have been implemented with immediate effect:  

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• Existing Palm Island bookings with confirmed inter-island flights arriving prior to 04/29/19 from Barbados (BGI) or St. Lucia (UVF) to Union Island International Airport (UNI) will not be affected, and will fly as originally scheduled.  

• New Palm Island bookings with arrival dates prior to 04/29/19 will continue to be routed through Barbados (BGI) or continue to have the option routing via St Lucia (UVF) on Thursday, Saturday & Sunday only, as per existing contract.  

• New Palm Island bookings with arrival dates from 04/29/19 onward will now have the option to be routed through St. Lucia's Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) only on Saturday or Sunday, or the option of using Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) on a daily basis.  

As of 04/29/19, the service to/from UVF to UNI will be limited to only Saturdays and Sundays. Flight Schedules will be as follows:  

Hewanorra (UVF) to Union Island (UNI) (Saturday & Sunday only):  

• Guests must arrive at UVF by 3:15pm to make the connecting flight to UNI.  

• After clearing Immigration in St. Lucia, guests will be met by designated ground agents and escorted to the inter-island flight departure area.  

• Flight departs UVF at 4:15pm and arrives UNI at 4:50pm.  

Union Island (UNI) to Hewanorra (UVF) (Saturday & Sunday only):  

• Flight departs UNI at 10:50am and arrives UVF at 11:30am.  

• Please allow at least 90 minutes to clear Customs and Immigration in St. Lucia.  

Grantley Adams (BGI) to Union Island (UNI) (Available 7 days per week):  

• Guests must arrive at BGI by 3:15pm to make the connecting flight to UNI.  

• After clearing Immigration in Barbados, guests will be met by designated ground agents and escorted to the inter-island flight departure area.  

• Flight departs BGI at 4:30pm arrives UNI at 4:50pm.  

Union Island (UNI) to Gantley Adams (BGI) (Available 7 days per week):  

• Flight departs UNI at 10:50 am and arrives BGI at 11:50 am  

• Please allow at least 90 minutes to clear Customs and Immigration to Barbados.  

Please Note:  

• All inter-island flights for North American clients traveling to Palm Island will be booked by Elite's main office in Deerfield Beach, Florida.  

• Palm Island's baggage limitations and minimum stay requirements remain unchanged.  

• As always, we must have your clients' international arrival and departure information before we can confirm their hotel and inter-island air bookings.  

• As a reminder, Grenadine Air Alliance has implemented a year round "Use it or Lose It Policy" as per the 2019 contract. This policy will not allow for changes and reservations that are cancelled or changed after ticketing are non-refundable. Elite Island Resorts will work diligently on behalf of our mutual clients to resolve any cancellation issues clients may incur; however, we strongly recommend travel insurance.  

Credit Card Requirements:  

• All guests are required to provide a credit card at check-in for possible incidentals not included on the All Inclusive plan (i.e. phone calls, bottled beverages, gift shop & spa treatments).  

• The American Express credit card is not accepted at the resort for local charges and incidentals. Please advise guests accordingly.  

Free Ferry Transfer  

• Scheduled transfers from Union/Palm Island/Union are included in rates.  

• Guests are greeted at Union Airport and escorted to Union Island Ferry dock for free ferry transfers to Palm Island.  

• Transfers available daily from Palm Island to Union Island.  

• Please check front desk for scheduled times.