Welcome to St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Natural and unspoiled beauty
Part of the British Windward Islands, St. Vincent and the 30 some islands and cays that make up the Grenadines are a favorite of those seeking a quiet respite on a secluded Caribbean island. Most visitors journey to these islands for some of the best sailing in the Caribbean and to experience the islands natural, unspoiled beauty. Sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving swimming, and sunbathing are the islands’ main activities, allowing visitors to enjoy the tranquil beauty of these Caribbean jewels at a leisurely pace.
Outdoor adventurers will find much to do on the volcanic island of St. Vincent. Visitors can hike the numerous trails throughout the island, climb La Soufriere (an active volcano that last erupted in 1979), snorkel, sail, and bask in the sun on beaches that range in hue from golden brown to black.
The Grenadines are a strand of tiny, private islands. Bequia is the largest of the Grenadines, and its Admiralty Bay is a favorite anchorage for yacht owners. Mayreau is a tiny private island. Mustique is a private island favored by the rich and famous for its seclusion. The boot-shaped island of Canouan has three resorts on its white sand shores. Petit St. Vincent is a private island with white sand beaches and its own exclusive resort. Palm Island is now known for its private resort but was once a swampy spot known as Prune Island. Union Island is dominated by a 995-foot-mountain known as the Pinnacle, while Young Island is distinguished by its white sand beaches.