ST. VINCENT

Written By:  cws-admin February 28, 2017 at 8:55 pm

Visiting St. Vincent & The Grenadines consists of lazing along white-sand beaches, exploring coral reefs, and day tripping to the Grenadines’ rural islands and cays.

Saltwhistle Bay Beach

Saltwhistle Bay is the perfect place when it comes to finding the perfect place to lay your towel. It is comprised of a pure white shoreline shaded by palm and grape trees and fringed by aquamarine waves, Saltwhistle Bay Beach draws boaters and sun-worshipers alike to its sandy oasis.

Bequia

Perched at the northernmost tip of the Grenadines’ chain of islands, Bequia beckons to beachcombers and seafarers with its golden sands, calm aquamarine waves, and relaxed atmosphere.

Botanic Gardens

Botanic GardensSt. Vincent’s lush 20-acre park holds a reputation as the longest standing botanical garden in the Western Hemisphere, with roots dating back to 1765. Be sure to catch a glimpse of the garden’s versatile array of natural spices—such as cinnamon and nutmeg—hanging from centuries-old tree limbs.

Macaroni Beach

This isolated strip of sand along the island’s eastern shoreline makes an idyllic spot for sun-seekers and surfers.

Mustique

This is an upscale hideaway known for its pristine sands, cerulean waters, and lavish cottages. Mustique sits about 18 miles southeast of St. Vincent. To access Mustique from St. Lucia or Barbados you’ll have to arrange for a private charter through the Mustique Company.

Scuba Diving & Snorkeling

When visiting the Grenadines scuba diving or snorkeling are a must! The island holds the critter capitol of the Caribbean. Some of the area’s notable underwater creatures include manta rays, squid, frogfish, and reef sharks. Standout dive spots along St. Vincent include Anchor Reef and Critter Corner. The Grenadines are also surrounded by magnificent coral reefs and numerous dive spots.Scuba Diving & Snorkeling

Mayreau

This is a compact mile-and-a-half-long cay located west of the Tobago Cays. This quiet island is home to a small hilly village with arresting seaside views, and there is no airport. It’s known for its isolation and peace. This is a great get away to escape reality.

Kingstown

Kingstown is St. Vincent’s colorful capital city located along the island’s southern coast. Kingstown lures travelers with its arresting scenery and its vibrant market area. For exquisite architecture, head to Bay Street and admire the Georgian-style arches lining the city’s 18th-century buildings. For souvenirs and fresh fruits and veggies, head to the vibrant Kingstown Produce Market.

The Grenadines Estate Golf Club

This 18-hole golf course has stunning scenery and amazing cliff side views. The Grenadines Estates Golf Club is located within the Carenage Resort at Carenage Bay. Prices vary by club rental, golf lessons, and the round of holes you wish to play. To play the full 18 holes costs $675 XCD (roughly $250 USD) for patrons and $526 XCD (roughly $195 USD) for resort guests.

Petit St. Vincent

Built from local stone and wood, the resort’s 22 cottages feature bright and airy decor, complete with fresh white, blue and green linens, stonewalls and private wooden decks. There are two restaurants on-site at Petit St. Vincent. The Main Pavilion Restaurant overlooks the ocean and offers an a la carte menu that changes daily. The menu features fresh, organic produce grown from the resort’s garden and locally caught seafood, as well as imported Black Angus beef and New Zealand lamb. Petit St. Vincent offers a luxurious spa, an indoor fitness center, and an 18-hole course on nearby Canouan Island.

For Reservations call: (954) 963-7401

Mayreau, St. Vincent and the GrenadinesBuccament Bay Resort

Buccament Bay Resort promises guests a peaceful, all-inclusive getaway. Buccament Bay’s spacious villas come equipped with free high-speed wireless Internet access, minifridges, coffee makers and iPod docking stations, not to mention private decks and plunge pools in select rooms. Guests at Buccament Bay have several dining options from grab-and-go snacks to fine dining. There are 5 restaurants on site. Buccament Bay Resort features two large lap pools, and a children’s pool, with waterfront terraces and ocean views. The on-site spa specializes in ESPA treatments, which utilize aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, thalassotherapy and phytotherapy treatments in its spa experiences. In addition to the fully equipped fitness center that has an array of cardiovascular and weight-training equipment, the resort offers several recreational activities, including group tennis, cricket and soccer coaching.

For reservations call: +1 784-457-4100

Tamarind Beach Hotel & Yacht Club

This hotel has 32 rooms and eight suites, all offering views of the Caribbean Sea. Beachfront rooms at Tamarind offer patios with direct access to the beach, while upper floor rooms feature balconies with ocean views. Amenities include televisions, minibars, ceiling fans and air conditioning. There are four amazing restaurants on site. The resort offers massages, facials, body treatments and wraps, waxing, manicures and pedicures. Guests receive complimentary use of nonmotorized water sports equipment like kayaks, paddle boats, water bikes and snorkeling gear.

For reservations call: +1 784-458-8044

St vincent grenadinesCanouan Resort

Accommodations at Canouan Resort range from one- and two-bedroom suites to multi-bedroom villas. Each is tastefully decorated with natural wood furniture, beds with crisp white linens, tiled floors and colorful accents throughout. There are four restaurants and there are in-villa and private dining options offered. Canouan Resort offers both a large freshwater pool and a stretch of private beach. The have a luxurious spa along with a fitness center that is equipped with cardio and strength-training equipment, including treadmills, ellipticals, bikes and even a boxing ring.

For reservations call: +1 784-458-8000

Palm Island Resort

The all-inclusive Palm Island Resort offers a tranquil retreat with accommodations sans televisions, telephones or Internet service; the resort does offer a lounge with a television and Internet, though, and there is also a library with Wi-Fi for laptops. All guest rooms and suites feature rustic island decor and basic amenities, including air conditioning, bathrobes, and minifridges. The Royal Palm Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a variety of international and Caribbean selections. This resort has a large freshwater pool. Guests can also enjoy five private beaches, as well as complimentary snorkeling gear and instruction. The Tranquility Body & Soul Spa features a variety of massage therapies. The fitness center at Palm Island Resort is equipped with cardiovascular and weight-training equipment as well as free weights, exercise mats and exercise balls. Tennis, croquet, shuffleboard and loaner bikes are also included in the rate and guests may also access a variety of nonmotorized water sports equipment, including snorkeling gear, kayaks, and paddleboards.

For reservations call: +1 784-458-8824