Mount Nevis Hotel – Nevis West Indies
Companies that want to hold a small meeting away from home, or organize an incentive trip, are being wooed by Mount Nevis Hotel in the West Indies.The hotel offers an 18-hole Robert Trent Jones II golf course nearby or a 12-hole course on the property. The hotel offers 32 suites and rooms and 2,400 square feet of meeting space on a flowering hillside. Nevis, one of the Leeward Islands of the Eastern Caribbean, is just 20 minutes by air from Antigua, and 60 minutes from San Juan, both of which are served by American Airlines, US Airways and Continental. The Mt. Nevis Hotel is five minutes from the Nevis airport. There is a bar and open-air restaurant celebrated for its cuisine, and guests can enjoy a 60-foot freshwater swimming pool and a fitness center before and after meetings. The meeting space consists of an air-conditioned conference room and bar that opens onto a covered terrace set with tables and chairs.The conference room, which has two desktop computers, seats 100 theater style, 65 classroom style and 65 lunch/dinner style and, since it is connected to the kitchen, meals are served efficiently and hot.
All the latest state-of-the art equipment for presentations, including an overhead projector, LCD projector, microphones, television, VCR, CD player, flip charts, etc., is available. Also available for cocktail parties and casual meals is the ocean-side Pizza Beach Restaurant, which seats 70.
For a three-day program, with a minimum of 15 rooms booked, superior suites with kitchen and terrace cost $138 per person, double occupancy, from now through Dec. 16.
Deluxe rooms and junior suites, both with terraces or balconies, cost $113. In high season “” Dec. 17 to April 15 “” the prices are $188 and $163, respectively.
Daily use of the conference room is $500 now and $550 in high season. Breakfasts are $15, lunches $20 and dinners $60. Coffee breaks, which cost $15 per person, include coffee, tea, sodas, fruit punch, muffins and sweet bread.
All of these prices, which do not include a 9 percent government tax and 10 percent service charge, are less than the rack rate, and can be still lower for a longer program of four to six days. The Mount Nevis Hotel, a family-owned resort built in 1989 on a former lime plantation, is known for its superb cuisine, gracious hospitality and spectacular vistas.
For more information and images of the resort, visit www.nevis1.com .