Come and visit this unspoiled necklace of 32 islands and cays in the Eastern Caribbean, only 1,600 miles from Miami, but a world away. Spectacular landscapes, beautiful beaches, turquoise blue waters, the Jewels of the Caribbean and most definitely the best place from which to start your charter to the magnificent Grenadines!
A lush volcanic island, just 18 miles north to south and 11 miles wide, whose windward coast is lined with cliffs and rocky shores pounded by the Atlantic ocean. The leeward coast has spectacular slopes and valleys running down to beaches lapped by the tranquil Caribbean Sea. The Capital, Kingstown, combines reminders of its colonial past with the bright and bustling life of a modern market town.
Is 9 miles south of St Vincent and the largest of the Grenadines. It is an island oriented to the sea, retaining age-old traditions of boat building, whaling and fishing. Admiralty bay, the island's natural harbor is a favorite haven for yachtsmen from all over the world. The island is encircled by gold sand beaches excellent for sailing, scuba diving and snorkeling. Lodgings vary from luxurious resort cottages to simple West Indian inns. Much of the nightlife centers around the hotels, beachside barbecues and steel band entertainment
Measuring 3½ miles by 1¼ miles, Canouan claims some of the best beaches in the entire Caribbean - long ribbons of powder-white sands, wide shallows and coral. The island has an airstrip for light aircraft.
One of the smaller Grenadines and privately owned with few residents, it can be reached by boat from Union Island. Salt Whistle Bay Resort is the major hotel. Dennis' Hideaway is a guest house and restaurant.
A gem of an island measuring 3 by 1½ miles with a landscape as genteel as its lifestyle - green hills roll into soft white sand beaches and turquoise waters. Privately owned, this Grenadine isle has long attracted the elite of the world, including British royalty. The Cotton House, a sprawling 18th century plantation house, has been converted to the island's only resort. The public rooms of the Main House are beautifully decorated with antiques and afternoon tea is served on the verandas. Many attractive villas, including those owned by celebrities, are available for rental through the Mustique Company. Firefly is a charming exclusive hotel.
The southernmost of St Vincent's Grenadines, PSV is a 113-acre resort set on rolling hills. The entire island is ringed by white beaches and the foliage is luxuriant. Guests enjoy the ultimate in luxury and seclusion in private cottages with private patios, seaside vistas and a wide range of sporting and marine activities.
Numerous islets south of Canouan, guarded by some of the most spectacular coral reefs in the world. You can sail, snorkel and beach comb in complete seclusion in this rare tropical paradise that can be reached only by yacht. A national marine park is being developed here.
A 2,100-acre mountainous island fringed by superb beaches, Union Island is the stopping-off point for yachtsmen and visitors heading to some of the smaller Grenadines. The island features several beachfront inns, all with a simple, relaxed lifestyle.