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How to get to Canouan Island

Arriving at Mandarin Oriental, Canouan means being greeted with a sublime view of the island as you fly over or sail into Canouan and marvel at the rolling green hills and breathtaking beaches.

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We invite you to arrive to Canouan via flight or yacht. Our knowledgeable team is always ready to assist you with your travel plans.

You may notice no commercial inter-island flight options when searching typical booking sites or on the Global Distribution System. Commercial inter-island flights will need to be arranged directly with Grenadine Alliance by visiting https://grenadine-air.com/ or contacting us. You will need to arrange inter-island airline reservations, arriving and departing from Canouan (CIW), no later than thirty (30) days prior to arrival. We can assist by checking availability for you prior to booking your international flights and recommend to not confirm any international flights until the inter-island connections are confirmed.

For questions or assistance please call +1 (212) 461 8068 or email mocan-reservations@mohg.com.

By Air and Sea

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Commercial Inter-island air transfers are available via Grenadines Alliance. Grenadines Alliance flights are operated by SVGAir on a 15 passenger Twin Otter propeller plane to and from Canouan (CIW) from Barbados (BGI), St. Vincent (SVD), and Grenada (GND).

It is recommended that you fly via Barbados as a dedicated VIP airport concierge team takes care of checking through your luggage for a hassle-free journey.

Barbados to Canouan commercial flight 1 hour

Grenada to Canouan commercial flight 30 minutes

St. Vincent to Canouan commercial flight 15 minutes

Canouan’s 5900-foot illuminated runway can accommodate private aircraft as large as a Boeing 737. If you are arriving via Private Jet, our team will take care of coordinating your arrival with Canouan (CIW) Airport personnel. All we require is your tail number.

Mandarin Oriental, Canouan offers a six-seat resort jet which can be booked as a shared or private charter. Utilizing our resort jet will reduce your transfer time to Canouan. The resort jet transfers are non-stop and are as little as 7 minutes from wheels up to wheels down. The resort jet provides round trip non-stop service from Barbados (BGI), St Lucia (UVF), Grenada (GND), Martinique (FDF) and St. Vincent (SVD).

Barbados to Canouan Private Jet 25 minutes

Grenada to Canouan Private Jet 12 minutes

Martinique to Canouan Private Jet 30 minutes

St. Vincent to Canouan Private Jet 7 minutes

St Lucia to Canouan 15 minutes on the Private jet

In partnership with Private Jet Services and Air Charter Service international roundtrip services are available.

Private Jet Services
Phone +1 (305) 310 3381
Email canouan@pjsgroup.com

Air Charter Service
Phone +1 (786) 661 2302
Email passenger@usa-aircharter.com

International Flights to/from Barbados (BGI) include:

  • Boston (BOS)
  • Charlotte (CLT)
  • Frankfurt (FRA) - commencing October 2019
  • Ft. Lauderdale (FLL)
  • London (LGW)
  • Manchester (MAN)
  • Miami (MIA)
  • Newark (EWR)
  • New York (JFK)
  • Toronto (YYZ)

International Flights to / from Grenada (GND) include:

  • Atlanta (ATL)
  • London (LGW)
  • Miami (MIA)
  • New York (JFK)
  • Toronto (YYZ)

International Flights to / from Martinique (FDF) include:

  • Miami (MIA)
  • Montreal (YUL)
  • Paris (CDG)

International Flights to / from St. Lucia (UVF) include:

  • Atlanta (ATL)
  • Boston (BOS)
  • Charlotte (CLT)
  • London (LGW)
  • Miami (MIA)
  • New York (JFK)
  • Toronto (YYZ)

International Flights to / from St. Vincent (SVD) include:

  • Miami (MIA)
  • New York (JFK)
  • Toronto (YYZ)

All flights are subject to change and seasonality. Please contact your preferred airline or travel professional for more information.

Sandy Lane Yacht Club is located just 10 minutes from the resort. When arriving by sea, please provide us your arrival and embarkation times. Our resort provides complimentary roundtrip transfers to and from Sandy Lane Yacht Club.