Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
The beautifully stunning Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is
an incredible destination in the Caribbean
to vacation in. Comprising of 32 gorgeous islands and cays, this
island nation encompasses a total land area of 389 sq km. The capital
of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is Kingstown,
which is located on the island of St Vincent.
Once a refuge for pirates, buccaneers and smugglers; today, Saint
Vincent and the Grenadines has become the ultimate getaway for the
rich and famous. Rock stars, royalty and some of the richest and
most glamorous people in the world come here to vacation, making
it a hotspot to rub shoulders with the rich and the famous.
A fabulous place to have some fun in the sun, Saint Vincent is
the country’s commercial and political center, with a majority
of the population living here. However, to truly enjoy this piece
of paradise, visit the smaller islands in the Grenadines, which offer
stunning beaches and dazzling coral reefs to explore. The snorkeling,
diving and boating here are outstanding, with the uninhabited Tobago
Cays one of the most popular and most striking destinations in the
world to go diving and snorkeling in.
Mustique, Palm Island and Petit St Vincent are also some other wonderful
tiny islands to explore each offering its own unique charm and appeal.
The best time to visit Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is from December to April, when the weather is dry and the water temperatures are ideal. Nicknamed as one of the most beautiful places in the world, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an independent member of the British Commonwealth. St Vincent is the largest island encompassing 344 sq km and is known for its lush greenery, while most of the Grenadines are low lying islands with stunning white sand beaches and an abundance of marine life.
The people here are warm and friendly and the pace of life on the islands is slow and relaxed. St Vincent is the most developed island and if you are looking for tropical beaches here you will be a tad disappointed. However, this island is home to lush forestation and plantations, with the amazing La Soufriere volcano being the center of attraction standing 4048 feet tall.