Known for its Grand Mansion, Quintessence in Anguilla now offers travelers something a little quainter, without sacrificing luxury. It’s called Quinn, an addition featuring three guest suites that still provide the same amenities found at the original five-star resort, but at a lower price point.
The resort wanted to create a more inclusive option for guests who may be taking a quick trip to Anguilla for business, or those who tend to spend more time off-property, exploring the island. The Quinn features three suite options: Quinn Teal, Quinn Cyan, and Quinn Indigo. Though they’re smaller than the nine suites found on the property, the trio doesn’t skimp on grandeur. Each suite is unique and beautiful—as you’d expect at a resort known for its museum-quality art collection—and showcases metal sculpture work by acclaimed Haitian artist Serge Jolimeau.
The suites offer stunning views of the ocean or a tropical garden, high-end Frette linens from Italy, around-the-clock butler service, and full access to the Quintessence and its amenities. That means you get access to a private beach, sprawling infinity pool, full-service spa, French-Caribbean fine dining, and an award-winning wine cellar.
But if you live by the motto “Bigger is better,” then there are plenty of other options at Quintessence. For starters, you can book an entire mansion. Talk about the ultimate experience in private luxury. You and up to 21 of your favorite people can schedule a full buyout of The Grand Mansion, perfect for weddings, family reunions, or a group in desperate need of a tropical island getaway. (Mom trip, anyone?)
If you’d prefer something more intimate, there are nine other lodging options, like the Joseph, a penthouse with ocean views, or the Sea Grape, a suite with stunning sunset views that overlooks a lush garden.
The theme of Quintessence is “Find your calm,” and you are sure to do that while you’re there. Its Aidan Spa uses the finest essential oils, sea salt scrubs, and skin care products to pamper your body while you let your mind relax. A butler will bring you anything you desire as you lounge by the ocean, listening to the sound of crashing waves. Yogis can find some zen at the resort’s outdoor yoga pavilion. Or, if you prefer working up a sweat to de-stress, grab a racket and hit the tennis court for a match.
Chef Dominique Thevenet also brings four decades of international culinary experience to the hotel. He works closely with local farmers and fishermen to craft menus that highlight the freshest catches from the land and sea. To top off an incredible meal, enjoy a bottle of wine from the resort’s Wine Spectator Award-winning collection. It may be hard to pick just one, though, with more than 2,000 bottles sourced from around the world, from Tuscany to Sonoma.