Quintessence Hotel Featured as “Hidden Gem” by Peter Greenberg Travel Detective

Long Bay, Anguilla (July 28, 2020) — It’s no mystery. QUINTESSENCE HOTEL — A TROPICAL GRAND MANSION is one of the best kept secrets of Anguilla and Peter Greenberg Travel Detective is on the case. Billed as “America’s travel expert,” Greenberg...Read More

Quintessence Hotel Wins Wine Spectator Award of Excellence Third Year in a Row

Long Bay, Anguilla (July 16, 2020) — For the third year in a row, JULIANS restaurant at Quintessence Hotel has earned the prestigious Wine Spectator 2020 Award of Excellence. The awards honor restaurants around the world for having outstanding wine...Read More

Quintessence Hotel Announces Seasonal Closure July 31, 2020

Long Bay, Anguilla — (July 15, 2020) —QUINTESSENCE HOTEL—A TROPICAL GRAND MANSION  will close for the season on Friday, July 31st. Quintessence has been operating its signature restaurant, JULIANS, with limited hours and a pared-down menu, throughout the summer. JULIANS...Read More

Anguilla Wins Best Island in the Caribbean Bermuda, and The Bahamas

ANGUILLA WINS BEST ISLAND IN THE CARIBBEAN BERMUDA, AND THE BAHAMAS IN TRAVEL+LEISURE 2020 WORLD’S BEST AWARDS *Fourth Consecutive Year in a Row* The Valley, Anguilla — (July 8, 2020) — The Anguilla Tourist Board (ATB) is pleased to announce that...Read More

Quintessence Hotel Earns 2020 Forbes Travel Four-Star Rating Again

Quintessence Hotel Anguilla—the Newest Relais & Chateaux Boutique Property in the Caribbean—Earns Prestigious Award Second Year Straight Long Bay, Anguilla — (February 12, 2020) —QUINTESSENCE HOTEL—A TROPICAL GRAND MANSION has once again earned a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Rating, making...Read More

How to Get to Anguilla This Winter

Anguilla is one of the region’s buzziest luxury destinations — and if you’re heading there for the winter tourist season, there’s one great way to get there. The Caribbean’s leading luxury airline has relaunched its service to the island of...Read More

Peter’s Favorite Fan Photo of the Week – January 22, 2020

Congrats to Yehuda, who is this week’s winner of the travel photo contest. Yehuda shared this beautiful panorama of the island of Anguilla. Read the article HERE.  Read More

Quintessence Hotel Featured by Peter Greenberg’s ‘Eye on Travel’

Q Hotel Owner Geoffrey Fieger interviewed on iconic radio program highlighting Anguilla set to air 10 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2020 QUINTESSENCE HOTEL—A TROPICAL GRAND MANSION is proud to be featured in an upcoming edition of Peter Greenberg’s Eye on...Read More

American Airlines Partners with Tradewind Aviation

Starting this Saturday, December 21, 2019, it’s easier than ever to get to the white sand beaches of Anguilla and the luxury of Quintessence Hotel. Q Hotel’s partner airline, Tradewind Aviation, has announced it is teaming up with American Airlines...Read More

Q Art Gallery – Now Open

THE Q ART GALLERY at Quintessence Hotel is now open, featuring a full gallery of fine art and collectibles. The exclusive display is the personal art collection of Quintessence Hotel Owner, Geoffrey Fieger, featuring renowned painters, sculptors and artists. Q...Read More

Quintessence Announces High Tea on the Terrace

QUINTESSENCE HOTEL opened for the 2019-2020 season on November 4th with the addition of traditional English afternoon tea. Offered weekly from Friday to Sunday 3pm to 5pm., High Tea on the Terrace includes tea pastries, finger sandwiches, scones and premium...Read More

Quintessence Water – Natural, Filtered & Pure

The water at Q Hotel is the finest in the Caribbean. Quintessence Hotel is an eco-friendly property committed to the protection of all-natural resources. We offer crystal-clear delicious drinking water consistent with our overall commitment to health, wellness and sustainability....Read More

Quintessence founder & owner Geoffrey Fieger featured in Hour Magazine

Quintessence founder & owner Geoffrey Fieger was featured in the November 2019 issue of Hour Magazine. Read the “First Resort” within the 24/SEVEN // TRAVEL section HERE.  Read More

A Guide on How to Get to Anguilla

While each island in the Caribbean boasts its own singular personality, many visitors agree that there’s something particularly special about Anguilla. Lined with 33 white-sand beaches and surrounded by shimmering turquoise waters, this sought-after British territory is a serene paradise...Read More

Quintessence Hotel Accepted into Virtuoso®

Newest Relais & Chateaux® Hotel in the Caribbean Now Part of Exclusive Luxury Travel Network. Quintessence Hotel—A Tropical Grand Mansion has been accepted into Virtuoso®’s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners, comprised of more than 1,800 preferred suppliers in 100...Read More

The Ultimate Getaway Guide to Caribbean Island Anguilla

Calling all foodies! I had some really yummy seafood in Anguilla, and you will, too. I’m going to highlight a few of my favorite spots below. Julian’s: As part of Quintessence Hotel, expect nothing less than perfection at this culinary...Read More

Anguilla rakes in record-breaking stayover arrivals

Anguilla is on track to reach its goal of a 20% increase in stayover arrivals for the fiscal year 2019. According to data from the Department of Statistics, the island recorded a record-breaking 55,916 stayover arrivals from January through June...Read More

Anguilla Tourism Growth Continues Caribbean Trend

Anguilla is the most recent Caribbean country to report strong 2019 visitor growth. The island is “well on its way” to achieving a 20 percent year-over-year increase in overnight arrivals, said Anguilla Tourist Board (ATB) officials. The positive results follow...Read More

Quintessence named one of the Best Hotels in Anguilla by Forbes

Written by Michelle Gross, Contributor to A little more than 12-miles off the coast of St. Martin, Anguilla has long been home to some the Caribbean’s most beautiful and exclusive hotels. The destination of choice for the luxury travel...Read More

The Q Cellar at Julians Restaurant Wins Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2nd Year in a Row

For the second year in a row since its grand opening in 2018, Julians restaurant at Quintessence Hotel has earned the prestigious Wine Spectator 2019 Award of Excellence. The award honors restaurants around the world for wine lists that are...Read More

Anguilla’s New Hotel Feels Like Staying at Your Super-Rich Friend’s House

DAILY BEAST – Dave Golokhov  |  PUBLISHED JUNE 7, 2019 Yes, it is a hotel but they really make you feel at home…or more like the home of a rich friend who welcomed you to the Caribbean for the weekend....Read More

Fish Unknown: Quintessence Hotel Participates June 8th in World Oceans Day Campaign

JULIANS Restaurant @Q Hotel Anguilla Joins Relais & Châteaux Chefs Around-the-World to Bring Awareness to Abundant & Underutilized Seafood to Help Protect Marine Resources QUINTESSENCE HOTEL—A TROPICAL GRAND MANSION, is proud to join Relais & Châteaux properties around the world...Read More

Quintessence Hotel – One of the Best Hotels to Stay in Anguilla

Quintessence Hotel was featured as part of CEOWorld’s Top 10 Beaches in the World.  Be it a budding traveller, or even a seasoned one, beaches never seem to leave the bucket lists of them, and rightly so! While some travellers...Read More

Quintessence Hotel Named 4-Star Hotel by Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list of the best hotels in the world in February. QUINTESSENCE HOTEL—A TROPICAL GRAND MANSION in Anguilla, British West Indies, has been named as a new Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Hotel. Q...Read More

Quintessence Hotel Has Been Nominated for Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards

Anguilla, BWI (January 2, 2019): New kid on the block, the super luxury Quintessence Hotel, has been nominated for the 2019 Travel and Leisure’s World’s Best Awards. The Tropical Grand Mansion opened its doors on January 1, 2018, the first...Read More

Comfort & Joyah

The Sweet Taste of the Holidays at Q Hotel Anguilla Quintessence Hotel Pâtissier Joyah Gumbs is known for two things: her effusive smile and the amazing desserts she prepares for the guests every day at Julians restaurant in Quintessence Hotel...Read More

Three Different Ways to Enjoy a Vacation in the Sun

Coverage on Quintessence Hotel as seen in Globe and Mail – Published on November 13, 2018 Wouldn’t it be nice if we all had a wealthy friend with a mansion in the Caribbean? If you’re a rich buddy short, the...Read More

Tommy Bahama Founder Designs Q Hotel Boutique

Quintessence Hotel, the world’s most exclusive boutique hotel, announces the grand opening of its luxury retail destination, Keenie’s Bikinis & Beyond. The boutique, fashioned by Tommy Bahama creator Lou Mettler, offers everything guests need to enjoy the white sand beaches...Read More

For The Chosen Few—Quintessence Hotel Opens On Anguilla

Relais & Châteaux Newest Caribbean Property Opening November 5, 2018. Long Bay, Anguilla (November 2, 2018) — A year after devastating Hurricane Irma nearly destroyed Anguilla, the island is set to open for the season, bigger and better than ever....Read More

From Sea to Table

Julian’s Values Food for Change. Chef Dominique Thevenet begins his day meeting fisherman on the shores of the Anguilla. He selects the best spotted spiny lobsters — known as Anguillan Crayfish — to bring back to his kitchen at Julian’s....Read More

Julians at Quintessence Hotel Reopens for Second Season

Join us for lunch or dinner at our Tropical French Bistro beginning October 26, 2018. JULIANS—A Tropical French Bistro will reopen on Friday, October 26, 2018 for lunch and dinner. The restaurant is scheduled to open prior to the hotel’s...Read More

Relias & Chateaux Recognizes Q Hotel in ‘July Inspirations’

Relais & Chateaux has included Quintessence Hotel in its “July Inspirations.” Quintessence was featured in the luxury travel association’s monthly newsletter, which announced ‘The Q’ as one of its 10 new members, and suggested summer destinations for the most discerning...Read More

Q Cellar Wins Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

Quintessence Hotel is proud to announce that it has received the prestigious Wine Spectator 2018 Award of Excellence. The award recognizes establishments that share “a passion for exploring and sharing the world of wine.” The 2018 award was bestowed upon...Read More

Our Favorite Things

The staff of Quintessence share their favorite experiences in Anguilla Dining on Sandy Island   “My favorite experience is on Sandy Island, a little island of the Cay of Anguilla. They serve different local dishes but my favorite is the...Read More

Quintessence Hotel Now Exclusive Relais & Châteaux Member

Relais & Châteaux has announced that QUINTESSENCE HOTEL—A TROPICAL GRAND MANSION has now joined Relais & Châteaux, the most prestigious network of luxury hotels in the world. Headquartered in France, R&C represents 550 independently owned and operated boutique hotels and...Read More

The Rose: Behind The Q’s Most Arresting Artwork

Quintessence is known for its priceless collection of art, which can be found throughout the entire boutique hotel. One piece, in particular, has become synonymous with The Q — a giant white flower. The Rose, by Khachik Bozoghlian, is a...Read More

CNN Travel Names Quintessence Among Best New Caribbean Hotels

Owner Geoffrey Fieger is proud to announce CNN Travel recently recognized Quintessence Hotel on its list of the “Best New Caribbean Hotels and Resorts.” In an article published Feb. 15, 2018, CNN Travel listed “The Q” as a “positive mile...Read More

The Q Cellar — Celebrating the Art of Wine

The wine cellar at Quintessence Hotel is unrivaled in the Caribbean, offering guests an astonishing selection that has taken a lifetime to collect. Owner Geoffrey Fieger has spared no expense in creating The Q Cellar, which consists of two chambers...Read More

Quintessence Named One of NY Times 52 Places to Go in 2018

The New York Times Travel section recently released this year’s 52 Places to Go issue. Number four on the list is The Caribbean and newly-opened Quintessence Hotel is lucky to be named one of the places to stay in the...Read More

Quintessence Rooms Outfitted with the Best Beds in the World

Quintessence Owner Geoffrey Fieger first discovered Hästens beds in the Swedish company’s Beverly Hills showroom. On a whim, he bought one for his home in Anguilla and soon realized Hästens’ claims — that they make the best beds in the...Read More

Fieger Announces January 1 Open of His Ultra Luxury Hotel in Anguilla

Quintessence Hotel Offers Luxe Accommodations, Gourmet Dining, Spa, Boutique and More After 10 years building Anguilla’s first ultra luxury boutique hotel, Owner Geoffrey Fieger announced that QUINTESSENCE HOTEL—A TROPICAL GRAND MANSION will be first to open on Anguilla since Hurricane...Read More

Julians – A Tropical French Bistro

Quintessence Hotel Announces Restaurant Grand Opening Celebration Owner, Geoffrey Fieger, and Executive Chef, Dominique Thevenet, are pleased to announce that JULIANS—A TROPICAL FRENCH BISTRO, will officially open on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.   The staff at Quintessence Hotel has worked tirelessly,...Read More

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