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The Windward Islands lie south of St Lucia, north of Grenada. St. Vincent and the Grenadines is located in the southeast Caribbean about 90 miles west of Barbados.
The Grenadines are comprised of roughly 32 islands and cays stretching south from St. Vincent. The Grenadines and Saint Vincent combine West Indian life with resplendent small island privacy and offer unparalleled sailing conditions. St. Vincent has many attractions ranging from cathedrals and covered markets to botanical gardens and forts. On the volcanic island of Grenada, transparent waters lap at deserted beaches whose verdant green backdrops are teeming with wildlife sustained by freshwater streams and waterfalls. Bequia is a window into the past, an old whaling port where wooden boats are still built on the beach. The French influence is very much a part of life on the islands of Martinique and Saint Lucia, creating a unique synthesis of cuisine and culture.
Cruise the Grenadines from the capital of The Grenadines on St. Vincent and the nearby islands. It is a spectacular cruising area offering good trade winds and calm seas newer leaving land or Islands out of sight.
Grenada Yacht Charter and the Grenadines.
Day 1: Arriving in Grenada. Setting sails for the Bay of Prickly. After the lunch we set sails for Calvigny island, On the way cocktails are served onboard and beautiful bays and lonely beaches are discovered on the way. Sunset and dinner at a glance.
Day 2: Discover Grenada all day, trip into the north of the island Grenada. We Visit a Muscat nut plantation. Lunch in Granville at the Windward coast of Grenada. Here we explore picturesque landscape of the Morne it is occupied with close vegetation like a Botanic garden with its picturesque timber buildings. Late afternoon in Saint Georges, the small capital of Grenada, our ship anchors in the lagoon opposite the old part of town.
Day 3: Shopping at the morning market in Saint Georges, where any kind of spices can be found. Departure for the Victoria waterfall surrounded by tropical forest, a must when you are in Grenada. On the way back we visit the old Muscat nut factory, where we become acquainted with the different processes of this once most precious spice plant, whose fruits could not even be counterbalanced with gold. At night sail for the island of Carriacou.
Day 4: Carriacou, with more than 700 islands and reefs emerged from the aquamarine-blue water. Approximately 100 km between Grenada and St.Vincent forms the archipelago of the Grenadines. Few are inhabited, but all possess wonderful beaches, one beautiful island after the other, in their innocence of paradise. Since there are only very few runways, the entrance of large crowds is blocked by flight tourists, here the wind still is the only fuel. We arrive in the morning at Carriacou, one of the medium sized islands in the southern Grenadines. After the breakfast a snorkel trip to the island Sandy Island, experience the great coral underwater world. In the evening we anchor in Tyrrell Bay.
Day 5: Mayreau, in the morning we make a trip to the north coast of Carriacou. In Careenage we visit the local ship builder. On the mountain of corals we enjoy the magnificent panorama on the Grenadines. Afternoon sail to the island Mayreau, an island smaller than Carriacou. Boarding for adventure and first sight of Tobago Cays, where we will be the next two days, with a visit to Mystique. Tobago Keys is like the south pacific in the Caribbean.
Day 6./7: Tobago Keys, a short morning sail from Mayreau and we drop anchor in this coral paradise. With the yachts dinghy we select during these two days some of the most beautiful snorkeling places. Our base is our boat, where we meet to dine and relax play and having fun. On our second day late in the afternoon we set sail for Union Island.
Day 8: Palm Island, A short sail to Palm Island, Robinson Cruses real island, ideal for swimming and snorkeling + enjoying the small resort well equipped bar.
Day 9: L'Ile Ronde. Snorkel course at the reef of Palm Island, then we set sail to the south of the L'Ile Ronde island, here we spend our last evening in the Grenadines. After lunch we set sail for Grenada.
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