St Vincent is a lush, volcanic island of steep mountain ridges, valleys and waterfalls. The rugged eastern coast is lined with cliffs and rocky shores, while the western coastline dips sharply down to black-sand beaches. To the north, La Soufrière, St Vincent’s volcano, rises to 1219m (4000ft). St Vincent has frequent rains, and rich volcanic soil which produces an abundance of fruit, vegetables and spices. The interior flatlands and valleys are thickly planted with coconuts, bananas, breadfruit, nutmeg and arrowroot.
Canouan is very popular for swimming and snorkeling and claims some of the best beaches in the Caribbean. Charlestown is the main town which lies on one of the longest beaches at Charlestown Bay.
Bequia is the largest of the Grenadines. It is an island oriented to the sea, retaining the age-old traditions of boat building, whaling and fishing. Admiralty Bay, the island’s natural harbor, is a favourite anchoring spot for yachtsmen from all over the world. The quaint waterfront of Port Elizabeth is lined with bars, restaurants, and craft shops. Bequia is encircled by gold sand beaches, many of which disappear into coves, excellent for sailing, scuba and snorkeling.
Located at the southern end of the Grenadines chain of islands. It features the highest point in the Grenadines, with its 1,000 foot Mount Taboi. Union Island is the commercial centre for the southern Grenadines. Clifton is the main centre, where you will find small hotels, boutiques, supermarkets, a bank, pharmacy etc. This island also host the main airport serving the southern Grenadines and a harbour where most of the day charters pick up and drop off guests and provisions.
Mustique is said to be a gem of an island which lies South-east of Bequia and is privately owned. Cooled by trade winds, it has successfully retained its rare ambience with a low-key relaxed, yet sophisticated, atmosphere. This archetypal tropical retreat has long attracted the elite of the world, including British royalty.
This Is one of the smaller Grenadine islands. The population mainly resides at Station Hill where one can also find friendly bars and local restaurant. There is also the one and a half mile ‘famously sweeping beach’ of Salt Whistle Bay, where the 22-acre resort of the same name is nestled.
It is named after its hundreds of swaying palm trees. A private island resort with a very tranquil ambience. Its 130 acres are dotted with beachfront stone cottages.
The southernmost Grenadines island within the nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a privately owned, 113-acre elegant island resort set on several rolling hills. The beaches backed by manicured landscaped grounds ring the entire island.