services & activities
Palm Island is just one of the stunningly beautiful, peaceful islands in the Grenadines, stretching between St. Vincent and Grenada. With Bequia, the largest island to the north, Palm Island is about ten minutes away from Union Island, the main local commercial center and transfer hub. Other neighboring islands include the Tobago Cays and Mustique.
The climate here is generally warm and sunny. The average temperature is around 27°C/81°F. Seasonal variations apply.
The local currency is the East Caribbean dollar, EC $. Bank hours are Monday to Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Major credit cards are readily accepted including Visa and MasterCard. Travelers Checks are also acceptable. However, American Express is not accepted.
The Grenadines are on Atlantic Standard Time (AST), 1 hour ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST) in the US and 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
All passengers must travel with a valid passport with at least six months to the expiry date. All passengers must also travel with a return ticket.
A Departure Tax of US $40 per person must be paid at Immigration at Union Island Airport (UNI) on your departure. The tax must be paid in cash. There are no ATMs at the airport.
Check-In & Check-Out
Your chosen accommodations will be ready on your arrival. Check-out is by 12:30 p.m. on the day of your departure.
Complimentary WiFi is available in our Library and Reception area. There is also a computer with Internet access for guests to use.
The voltage here is 110 volts 60 cycles. Dual voltage sockets are installed in all the bathrooms. Adaptors are available at Reception.
The luggage allowance for the connecting flights between Barbados and Union Island is one checked in bag, not to exceed 20 kgs/44 lbs and one carry on bag. We recommend you bring one change of clothes and medication in your carry on.
We ask our guests to be island chic by day and elegantly smart in the evenings. Beachwear should be reserved for the beaches and the swimming pool area please.
Palm Island Resort boasts a wide variety of accommodations to please any and all tastes and style. Whether you choose a guest room or suite with a garden view, a beachfront suite with sand and sea just steps away, a private island loft or elegant villa, no matter what the choice, you are guaranteed to delight in the beauty and serenity that is Palm Island.
ROYAL PALM RESTAURANT You'll feel more than welcomed at the elegant Royal Palm restaurant, where you can enjoy beautiful ocean views and sea breezes along with breakfast, lunch and dinner. For breakfast, choose from a medley of appealing selections designed to pique your appetite, including seasonal fruits, fresh-baked croissants, banana pancakes, 'Eggs Benedict' or a made-to-order omelet. The extensive lunch menu includes everything from crisp, cool salads to fresh pastas, and island-influenced specialties like Caribbean Jerk chicken. For your evening meal, romance is definitely on the menu. Dining is by lamplight, and the soundtrack includes the sea. Our a la carte menu offers an amalgam of the best international dishes, enhanced by fresh island ingredients and culinary styles.
SUNSET GRILL Set right on the sand, the Sunset Grill offers an array of local and international delights to please any palate. Open daily for lunch, this seaside restaurant has a distinct Caribbean flair. Dinner is offered on Wednesdays and Saturdays by reservation for guests who prefer an a la carte menu to the BBQ/Caribbean Buffet. With an extensive menu and tables indoors and on the beach, what better way to enjoy an informal meal.
LOUNGES & BARS Night and day, you'll enjoy the social, house-party ambience at Palm Island's two bars. Join your fellow guests for evening sundowners at the cozy Sunset Grill, our beachfront bar, where you can kick off your flip-flops and enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, shared in a laid back friendly atmosphere.
PRIVATE DINING ROMANTIC PICNIC LUNCHES Our 4 picnic sites are private and stunningly situated at the more secluded parts of the island, overlooking the turquoise water of the beautiful ocean and beyond offering the perfect place to linger over a tasty Caribbean picnic lunch.
PRIVATE BEACH DINING Resting by the beach amongst palm trees, our private dining experience is unique and ideal for your special occasion.
SWIMMING While you visit with us at Palm Island, you'll have the option to be as busy or as relaxed as you like. Chill out in the refreshing freshwater pool and its invigorating waterfall, or lounge on one of the lovely sun terraces. Take a private dip on any one of our five beaches. The turquoise waters of the Caribbean are ideal for rest, relaxation and whiling away the hours in complete tranquility.
SNORKELING & DIVING While at Palm Island discover the undersea environs just offshore. Colorful marine life abounds with shallow water reefs making an adventure below the surface a spectacular journey that can only be found in the beautiful turquoise waters of the Grenadines. We offer complimentary snorkeling equipment as well as instructions. The waters off the Grenadines are among the finest dive locations in the world so it's natural that you'd want to check out the scene undersea. With everything from frogfish, seahorses, colorful mollusks, crustaceans, anemones and tunicates, divers will be excited by the variety of marine creatures to see. Other underwater friends include nurse sharks, lobsters, octopus and squid.
OCEAN SPORTS Palm Island Caribbean Ocean Sports Want to take to the seas on a kayak or catamaran or explore the undersea world? At Palm Island, you'll enjoy an exciting array of complimentary water sports, including snorkeling, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and sailing aboard Hobie-style catamarans. Instruction is included, so everyone from novice to expert can count on having fun.
FITNESS ROOM Palm Island is a great place to relax and unwind, but when you'd like to get your heart rate up, we've got just the place for you. Our air-conditioned Fitness Room provides a selection of exercise equipment including Cybex and Pro-Form cardio equipment, free weights and bench, mats and other exercise accoutrements, as well as towels and chilled water.
SPA Tranquility Body & Soul Spa offers an oasis within an oasis. Relax and enjoy an extensive menu of massage and beauty treatments to pamper your body and soul. Our lovely spa attendant incorporate a variety of modalities, from Swedish to Reflexology, with soothing essential oils and creams, including Tea Tree, Ylang Ylang and Peppermint. We also offer an array of refreshing facial treatments to leave you looking and feeling your best.
NATURE TRAILS & CYCLING Palm Island Resort Nature Trails & Cycling We hope you'll make the most of this private island experience by exploring our 135-acre hideaway, both on foot and by bike. You'll want to bring your camera - especially when you follow our scenic nature trails, where you'll enjoy the views of passing yachts, indigenous iguanas, exotic bird life and the stands of majestic palm trees that punctuate the island.
OTHER ISLAND ACTIVITIES Tennis, Croquet, Horse Shoe Throwing, Shuffle Board, Table Tennis, Hobie-cat Sailing, Picnic Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Botanical Stroll, Island Cooking Demonstration, Tours and Excursions, Rum Tasting, Stargazing
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