Grenadines Vacation Destination

The islands of the Grenadines are some beautiful small islands located between St. Vincent and Grenada. These islands are south of St. Vincent, north of Grenada and southwest of Barbados. They belongs to both St. Vincent and Grenada. However, most of these islands belongs to St. Vincent for which the territory is known as St. Vincent and the Grenadines. There are over 600 small islands that comprise the Grenadines. The islands are some of the most beautiful in the Caribbean and are loved by many for the private unspoiled natural beauty. An interesting feature of the island of the Grenadines is there names. Three of the main islands Bequia, Canauon and Union Island all have airport which makes traveling to the different Grenadines islands hassle free. These airports have connection to neighboring countries international airports in Barbados, St. Lucia and Grenada along with St. Vincent. Additionally, there is a reliable ferry service operating between St. Vincent and all the Grenadines islands daily.

Activities and Wedding Tips

The Grenadines is known of the yacht sailing, musical festivals, its many regattas and marine adventures. Furthermore, all of the Grenadines islands offering exciting wedding packages. One requirement though is you may have to spend three days in the island before your marriage. An interesting wedding feature of the islands though is its various wedding settings. Couples can have their weddings in a beautiful tropical flower garden, on a hilltop at sunset, on a white sandy beach, in can church or on a beautiful yacht setting to name a few.

The Different Grenadines Islands And Vacation Offers

Bequia

Bequia is the most northerly island in the Grenadines island chain. The name Bequia means “islands of cloud” a name deprived from its indigenous Arawak ancestors and is located nine miles south of St. Vincent. A visit to the lovely island of Bequia can be done though a connecting flight from the Grantley Adams International airport in Barbados which only take 55 minutes. Also, there are ferry services operating between St. Vincent and Bequia which is an excellent adventure for visitors wanting to experience traveling by boat. Bequia is yachtsman’s paradise for marine adventures. One of the major sea activity that Bequia is known for is its East Regatta in Easter. This is a fun fill pack of boat races, fishing and entertainment.

Canouan

The island of Canouan is 25 miles south of the main land St. Vincent and the name means “Island of Turtles.” This small island main attraction includes hiking, snorkeling, and a world-class golf coast. The island can be access easily though its airport. One of the highlights of Canouan is the Raffles Resort which has the largest hotel pool in the Caribbean and a lovely golf coast.

Mayreau

Mayreau is the smallest inhabited island in the Grenadines with a population of about 200. It is seven miles south of Canouan and can only be access though boats. Mayreau is an excellent place for a day cruise with its lovely peaceful beaches. Also, it is a great destination for hiking. You can walk for one side of the island to the other while enjoying Mayreau’s nature beauty. Additionally, Mayreau is known of it lovely craft and is an excellent place to buy souvenirs.

Petit St. Vincent

Petit St. Vincent is one of the private own islands in the Grenadines chain of islands. It is located 40 miles south of St. Vincent and is an excellent water sport destination. Visitors enjoy snorkeling, swimming, windsurfing, sailing, and diving. This is an excellent destination for couples and families who want to have a private vacation experience.

Palm Island

Palm Island is another private island in the Grenadines chain. This island is an island that must be visited. It has an amazing reputation for offering luxury as an all-inclusive resort island. The island offers visitors an amazing tranquil and peaceful atmosphere. It is a top small Island Caribbean vacation, wedding and honeymoon destination for visitors who needs to enjoy luxury on a small island. The main resort Palm Island Resort will provide you with a vacation experience second to none in the Caribbean.

Mustique

The island of the Musitque is one of the world top private island luxury resort. It is an island known for it’s the rich and famous type of visitors. This island is the definition of paradise with nature beauty and elegant accommodation.

The Tobago Cays

The Tobago Cays marine park referred to as the “Horseshoe Reef” is one of the major attractions in the Grenadines. It is a cluster of four uninhabited islands with amazing marine adventures. These islands are only accessible by yacht and are excellent places snorkeling and scuba diving.

Union Island

Union Island is the southern most island of the Grenadines which are own by St. Vincent. The island is a yachting paradise and provides a great starting point for visitors who want to explore to Grenadines. It is a few miles away from the Tobago Cays Marine Park and provides excellent yacht charter services for visitors wanting to explore the beautiful water of the Grenadines.

The islands in the Grenadines provide a unique set of experiences for visitors. These islands have excellent sailing water, friendly people, exciting water sports adventures and allows visitors to enjoy the vacation on a private island resorts. These islands are great weddings destination and an excellent place to private vacation.