Life is simple, just add water.

There are few undiscovered destinations left in the world.
There are few journeys left that are firsts in the world.

Until now, the remote tropical British territory of St Helena has only been accessible by ship. The advent of commercial flights has reduced journey times from days to mere hours. Today you can experience an extraordinary tale of history, nature and culture, in a place of unique character and unspoilt beauty.

Discover the Island

Stay With Us

Located at 1 Main Street in Jamestown, the island’s capital. Mantis St Helena is a 30-bedroom boutique hotel set in the original East India Company’s officers’ barracks built in 1774.

The Hotel boasts a large restaurant, cocktail bar, guest lounge and two spacious outdoor terraces. Offering luxurious Heritage Rooms and Suites and newly built Contemporary Rooms, Mantis has set a new accommodation standard on the island.

The Hotel


Our packages encourage active exploration – on land, and on and in the water. There is much to choose from on St Helena.

Activities & Packages

Historical Sites & Forts


Walking & Hiking


Fancy an 'On-a-Whim' Getaway to St Helena?

Save up to £270 when booking 7 nights or more

Discover St Helena, an island filled with adventure, history and breath-taking scenery. Your 15% saving gives you more freedom to discover and explore the gem of the Atlantic.

How to book

Email using the promo code ONAWHIM to claim this offer

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