Climate and WeatherMustique enjoys a warm climate, with an average temperature range of 75 to 85 degrees (24 to 29 c) throughout the year.
Time ZoneMustique Island is in the Atlantic Standard time zone and is - 4 hours behind GMT.
Island CurrenciesMustique trades in US dollars and Eastern Caribbean dollars (EC$), the currency of the Eastern Caribbean region, with a value of approximately EC$ 2.60 / US $1.00. Currency exchange and cash withdrawals may be made at the Mustique Company office.
Car & Mule Rentals Small buggies known as “mules”, cars or jeeps can be hired to get around the island. Guests wishing to hire a mule must be over seventeen years of age and have a valid driving license. Drivers will need a current St. Vincent & the Grenadines driving permit, which is available prior to travel through Villa Services, or on arrival from Immigration at the airport at the cost of US$38.00 each.
Dress codeIsland life is relaxed and informal and there is no dress code, although some guests choose to be more formal by night. No ties or jackets are required.
Drinking WaterThe island has its own desalination plant and water purifying system so that the island has its own fresh water supply. If bottled water is preferred it is available at the island’s grocery stores.
ElectricityAll properties are designed to accommodate a 220-240v system, with standard British plug sockets.
Mobile phone coverageMustique has GSM coverage with multi-band handsets. Please note your service provider must have roaming capabilities and we regret that non-GSM (Verizon/NEXTEL) will not work on Mustique.
Computer ServicesThe island has comprehensive broadband internet access and Wi-Fi throughout all of its properties. Should you require further information or assistance please contact the IT department who will be happy to help.
Television & TelephonesA variety of channels broadcasting news, weather, sports and films are available in your villa including popular channels such as BBC World, CNN and NBC networks. Please ask your villa staff for further information.
LibraryThe Mustique Community Library has a comprehensive range of books, fiction, non-fiction and an extensive reference section, and offers internet and e-mail service, faxing and photocopying facilities, and DVD rental.
Medical CentreThe island doctor runs a fully-equipped modern clinic and dispensary offering 24 hour medical and emergency care, including the arrangement of emergency evacuation.
ShoppingThere is a small selection of shops on the island, from the local grocery shop and fish market to the renowned Pink and Purple House boutiques that sell an extensive range of beach wear including Lotty B’s much sought after silk sarongs and kaftans.