St Vincent and the Grenadines, Carriacou and Grenada, are Islands far from the crowds
St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Carriacou and Grenada, are some beautiful Islands far from the crowds, one can still find places and bays all for themselves, come sail the real wild... shop at the local markets and taste a curry Roti or drink the famous Hurricane punch.
St Vincent, The Grenadines and Grenada:
DAY: Meet your charter yacht in St. Vincent Blue Lagoon by Young Island Cut. Set off for an afternoon sail to Bequia, home of the first sailing whaleboats in the world where wooden schooners are still built on the beaches. Spend the night in picturesque Admiralty Bay.
DAY: Spend this day exploring the small island, a paradise complete with quiet lagoons, gorgeous reefs and long stretches of near-deserted beaches. Take a tour at the Moonhole, an incredible architectural wonder, built into the rocks, with concrete and whale bones. Great dive site just under the Moonhole. Sail south to Britannia Bay on Mustique.
DAY: Mustique, the home of Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Raquel Welch, Princess Margaret. Go see what all the fuss is about for yourself. Must have: Basil's Bar famous Hurricane Drink!!!
DAY: Sail to Canouan (can-ou-on) surrounded by wide shallows and coral reefs. If you are a golfer, you will want to try out the magnificent 18 hole Jim Fazio designed golf course. Or sail to the unspoiled island of Mayreau (may-roe) with only 40 to 60 inhabitants, who are mainly fishermen. Go hike over to a local dinner or just a stiff drink at Dennis Hideaway. Bring your own flashlight! Anchor overnight in beautiful Salt Whistle Bay.
DAY: At Saline Bay, you can snorkel or dive the wreck of a World War 1 gunboat. After an half an hour sail you'll be reveling in the Tobago Cays. Climb up the hill to enjoy a stunning view before another beautiful Caribbean sunset at the Tobago Cays of The Grenadines. Anchor and sleep in paradise waters surrounded by stunning and incredible small islands!
DAY: Spend the day in the paradise of Tobago Cays of The Grenadines. This national marine park is the highlight of the Grenadines. The uninhabited Cays are a rare tropical paradise that can only reached by your own charter yacht and if you are a nature lover - you will be in a natural heaven.
DAY: If you are on a ten day itinerary, you can enjoy some more islands. Carriacou is another stop for those on-board for more than a week. Have lunch and a swim at Sandy Cay - a sunning station for pelicans and seagulls and yourself. Catch the wind to Carriacou, the home of the Carriacou Trading Schooners. Even today, these unique island sail boats carry their trade back and forth under sail, as they have done for decades.
DAY: The next day sail on towards Grenada, one of the largest islands in this area, known as the Spice Island, sometimes you can smell the nutmeg on the air while sailing down the coast and enter St George's, one of the most beautiful anchorages in the Caribbean and a historically and culturally fascinating place with ancient battlements protecting her. Grenada is the perfect place to end a trip through the Grenadines. It has an international airport with direct connections to the USA and Europe.