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Based in Oxford, England and in the Grenadines, Caribbean islands, Grenadine Escape International is a specialised, real estate sales agency and development consultancy with a focus on Caribbean luxury residential and prime commercial property.

GEI has an established network of international associates and web portals including Flip Key and Trip Advisor facilitating global marketing exposure and access to the most sought after property in the Caribbean, teamed with an illustrious list of tenants and buyers for our market.

OUR SERVICES

Tailored, multi-island holidays
Residential property brokerage
Yacht charter brokerage
Marketing consultancy
Tax & legal advisory service through third parties.

HOW GEI CAN BE OF VALUE
In-depth knowledge of the Caribbean market
40 years experience of island life and property business
Discreet and personal service

MARKETING OFFICES IN
Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Bampton, Oxfordshire. England

OPERATING STRATEGY

Grenadine Escape’s reputation has been built on:

Service
– Doing our utmost to make staff available at all times

Focus
– Specialising in a single niche market

Market Knowledge
– In-depth knowledge of both the islands and people so accurate and prompt information is given to our clients when they need it

Media Contacts
– Nurturing key long-term media relationships

Integrity
– Providing clear and honest advice
– Honouring agreements

THE TEAM

The team are all bright, hard working and well-connected individuals who work along side highly regarded yacht and property consultancies (Savills, Knight Frank, Aylesford, Burgess Yachts.)

LARA COWAN

FOUNDER

Grenadine Escape was founded by Lara Cowan who has been handling development sales, individual homes for sale, land and islands for sale in the Caribbean since 2000. She has specialist knowledge and understanding of the Caribbean, in particular St. Vincent the Grenadines and Grenada, having lived and worked in the region for several years. She is an innovative and experienced deal negotiator with a track record of successful deal delivery.

MRS. LUCILLE COZIER

NEGOTIATOR

Lucille is our island ambassador, a compassionate, professional broker who has successfully closed deals during the years she has been back on home turf. As well as managing reservations and sales on the ground she is also Treasurer for the local charity Actions Bequia and Chair of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Board. Lucille was born in Bequia and she spent many years living in Canada is a Banker (Royal Bank of Canada). She now lives on Bequia in the Grenadines with her yachtsman, husband Milton.

MR. JOHN BOWERS

CONSTRUCTION, DEVELOPMENT AND ADVISORY CONSULTANT TO PRINCIPALS IN THE CARIBBEAN

Chairman of the West Indian Committee, a charitable body of long standing with a Royal Charter. Chairman of the Caribbean Council. Member of a number of professional organisations associated with building and civil engineering construction including: Chartered Institute Of Arbitrators Institute of Highways and Transportation Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors Examiner for Corporate Membership of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors and a Trainer for the same body on commercial matters relative to construction projects. John travels to the Caribbean Region frequently and maintains a wide and contemporary network at Governmental and Commercial levels covering both the private and public sectors.

MR. ISAAC LEGAIR

TAX ADVISOR

Mr Legair holds an MA (with distinction) in Finance and Investment, a postgraduate Diploma in Law (Wolverhampton University) and the LLM in Corporate and Commercial Law (London School of Economics). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

He qualified as a Bar

HOW GRENADINE ESCAPE ‘LUXURY PROPERTY AND BOATS’ CAN BE OF VALUE

Provide a gateway to a world of fabulous yachts, properties extraordinary destinations and highly attentive service giving you unique insight from our 40 years experience of island business, sailing, property and yacht shows.

Regular travel to all the key holiday and sailing areas and attend the premier yacht shows.

Be unique with our in-depth knowledge of the Caribbean Islands in particular Barbados, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua, the BVI’s and Bahamas. We have lived, sailed and worked in some of the worlds’ most exotic and exclusive locations and know the best coves, best bars and best dive and fishing operators.

Constantly inspect the villas and yachts in the portfolio and fleet. Meet and keep in touch with the staff and crew – sampling their menus, talking through charter ideas and getting to know them.

Bring together our personal knowledge, contact base and enthusiasm to bring your clients a totally tailored service.

Have strong understanding of how important confidentiality is to our clients. Provide clear and honest advice.

Due to international hours we work seven days per week and most hours of the day.

For any holidays, site inspections or charters in progress, we are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week

EXPERIENCE

Over 40 years of experience in island life and business makes Grenadine Escape the ideal partner for investment in or experience of the islands.

Our destinations of expertise are Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Antigua, the Bahamas and BVI’s, though we know the whole Caribbean.

Apart from our insight into the bureaucratic processes intrinsic to buying property in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and our relationships with the regions Governments and many of its agencies, we have extensive experience in the regions property and tourism market.

Having lived, sailed and built a home in the Grenadines, Company Director Lara Cowan guides people through property purchase process with a no-nonsense, professionalism. The Company operates an “open and honest” policy meaning you can filter through information with ease.

VILLA RENTAL

Grenadine Escape provide in depth honest advice on villa rental, island access, fishing, diving and island entertainment.
We have unique access to extraordinary villas for rent throughout the Caribbean.

YACHT CHARTER

We can pinpoint the most secluded and beautiful places in the world and the best places to spot dolphins.
Away from crowds in the or into the heart of the action.

REAL ESTATE

Our real estate portfolio focuses on St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) and Grenada covering also Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Barts, Antigua and the Bahamas and includes both re-sales, new developments and land investments.

We respect your privacy.