Where Authenticity and Tranquility Meet Adventure: Discover St. Vincent and the Grenadines


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Nestled in the heart of the southern Caribbean, the 32 islands of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) beckon adventurous travellers seeking an authentic escape from the beaten path.

With an unassuming charm, friendly locals, and a treasury of untouched natural wonders, this archipelago offers a transformative experience for the discerning traveller.

Stretching gracefully across 112 kilometres, this island chain forms a picturesque necklace, extending from the vibrant main island of St. Vincent to the serene Petit St. Vincent in the south. Each island is a unique gem waiting to be explored.

With its lush mountainous landscapes and black and golden sand beaches, St. Vincent provides a tranquil retreat for those yearning to escape the crowds. A short 30-minute ferry ride away lies Bequia, a haven of yesteryear Caribbean charm and golden shores. Alternatively, indulge in barefoot luxury at secluded resorts like Young Island, Palm Island, and Petit St. Vincent—serenity without the hustle.

Mustique and Canouan set the stage for abundant villa experiences and boutique hotel charm, while Mayreau offers one of the region’s most pristine anchorages. Union Island, a cultural hub, launches you into a world of small-island vibrancy. Uninhabited but breathtaking, the Tobago Cays, a marine park, is a yachter’s paradise with turquoise waters, friendly turtles, and white sandy beaches.

For adventurous souls, St. Vincent and the Grenadines offer eco-rich experiences. Hike the La Soufrière volcano or spot the indigenous Amazona Guildingi parrot on the Vermont Nature Trail. Refresh your spirit at St. Vincent’s waterfalls or dip in the Leeward coastline’s black sand beaches. Wander through the Botanical Gardens, a sanctuary for the soul and the oldest in the Western Hemisphere.

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Discover the “critter capital of the world” as St. Vincent and the Grenadines boast unparalleled critter diving outside the Coral Triangle. Over 100 dive sites await exploration, from adrenaline-pumping drifts to uncrowded coral gardens and dramatic underwater landscapes of caves, canyons, and walls.

A sought-after sailing destination, the archipelago offers tranquil atolls spanning 64 kilometres. Explore palm tree-populated islets, home to seabirds and turtles. With state-of-the-art marinas on Canouan and well-stocked chandleries, sailing enthusiasts find their haven.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines provide an unparalleled backdrop for those planning a wedding, celebrating an anniversary, renewing vows, or embarking on a memorable honeymoon. New regulations even allow tying the knot on the day of arrival. This romantic destination offers a myriad of intimate settings for your unique celebration.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines eagerly await your arrival, and with Air Canada offering non-stop flights, it could not be easier. Anticipate new hotel openings in 2024, including Sandals Resorts and Holiday Inn Express on mainland St. Vincent.

Embark on an unforgettable journey to St. Vincent and the Grenadines—where authenticity, tranquillity, and adventure converge to create an experience like no other. Whether you seek relaxation on pristine beaches, adventure in unexplored landscapes, or the intimacy of a romantic getaway, SVG promises a haven for every traveller’s dream.

Learn more and book your trip today at discoversvg.com

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From St. Vincent’s lush tropical rainforest full of eco-adventures, to the idyllic beaches, coral reefs and turquoise lagoons of the Grenadines, SVG is a tropical paradise for sailing, scuba diving, enjoying nature, and relaxing in seclusion.


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