32 immaculate and exclusive islands
St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a group of 32 gorgeous Caribbean islands, some of which provide a chic and sophisticated holiday destination for discerning travellers.
There's the main island of St. Vincent with it's capital of Kingstown and a chain of smaller islands. Guests to St. Vincent and the Grenadines will find a tropical paradise where they can enjoy a relaxing break with fantastic yachting, and scuba diving opportunities along with a superb natural environment.
Time Difference: GMT -4 hours
Currency: East Caribbean Dollars
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
The climate is tropical with almost constant high temperatures. Highs of 29 degrees Celsius from January to March and 31 degrees from July to October. The islands can receive heavy rainfall with more than 200 mm from June to November. The driest months are February, March and April. Hurricanes and tropical storms can hit the islands from August to October.
Botanic Gardens, St Vincent
Established in 1865 by the Governor of the Windward Islands, General Robert Melville, the Botanic Gardens are one of the oldest in the Western Hemisphere. Situated to the north of Kingston, the 20 acre site is famous for being Captain Bligh’s destination on his second visit to the Caribbean.
At 7 square miles in area, Bequia is the second largest island in the Grenadines. It has been described as the “perfect Caribbean island” with stunning scenery, friendly people and fantastic weather. White sandy beaches and exotic coral reefs surround the island and with two dive centre’s it’s the ideal destination to discover underwater adventures.
Situated on a ridge 600 feet above the sea, Fort Charlotte commands stunning views over Kingston and the Grenadines. Built by the British after the capture of St Vincent, construction was completed in 1806 and was named after the wife of King George III, Queen Charlotte.
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by Karen Pocock