The Grenadine Islands consist of Bequia, Petit Nevis, Isle à Quatre, Bettowia, Baliceaux, Mustique, Petit Mustique, Savan, Petit Canouan, Canouan, Mayreau, Tobago Cays, Union Island, Petit Saint Vincent and Palm Island.
The lush tropical rainforests of St Vincent carpet this gorgeous island. Topped by the La Soufrière volcano, this exotic paradise is known for its unique black sandy beaches. St Vincent is a bastion of natural beauty and known for it’s historic significance. For example, you can boat, dive or snorkel through the Bat Cave, said to have been created to shorten the sugar route.
Kingstown is the capital of St Vincent and the Grenadines. The hillside city is replete with old world charm, fascinating markets, colonial architecture and sites of historic interest, such as Fort Charlotte. The Botanical Gardens of Kingstown are known as the oldest in the tropics, dating back to 1765. It features countless rare plants and an aviary of colourful birds.
Petit St Vincent
Just south of St Vincent is Petit St Vincent. The whole island is a gorgeous deluxe resort, consisting of 22 luxury cottages. You can dine at the more casual Beach Restaurant or the upscale Pavilion Restaurant, overlooking the harbour. There is a hillside Balinese spa, placed among the frangipani trees, where you can enjoy massage, yoga and fitness classes. Relax on white sandy beaches, swim in azure waters, and experience unsurpassed luxury on this private island.
Bequia is the second largest island of the Grenadines, and can be reached by plane or ferry. Visitors can enjoy the exquisite Princess Margaret Beach, and visit the picturesque town of Port Elizabeth. The town is home to exquisite boutiques, a beautiful bay, dotted with yachts, craft shops and a selection of local restaurants serving delicious cuisine. Diving enthusiasts will love the wrecks and shallow caves which are accessible for advanced divers. You can see Hawksbill turtles, lobsters, moray eels and exotic fish while exploring the crystal clear seas. If you aren’t a diver as such, but still want to see turtles, why not visit the island Sanctuary?