As a part of the Lesser Antilles chain, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an island rich in both British and French colonial history. Eco-adventures, diving expeditions and pristine beaches are just a few aspects of the island that attract visitors from all over the world throughout the year.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has a rich history and plenty of historical and cultural sights to explore. The Kingstown Market is a bustling and vibrant meeting place for farmers to sell vegetables, meats, fish and fruits. With an extensive Christian history, its no surprise there are a number of breathtaking cathedrals throughout the island. St George’s Anglican Cathedral and St Mary’s Catholic Cathedral are just a couple.
Coming to an island as beautiful as St Lucia and not visiting the beaches is simply unacceptable. From the Leeward coast to Windward coast, be sure to explore the wonders of beaches including, Young Island Cut, Villa Beach and Indian Bay and the Blue Lagoon. For those into the local arts and crafts, be sure to visit The Bounty Restaurant and Art Gallery.
In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, accommodation ranges from rustic guesthouses and apartments to beachfront hotels and luxurious resorts. Whether you are on a tight budget or an extravagant honeymoon, the island has something for every taste. Most tourists to the islands usually flock to the Villa and Indian Bay area, which has resulted in a large concentration of hotels in these neighbourhoods.
There are a number of ways to access Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The main airline that serves the islands is LIAT. From Costa Rica, American Eagle offers a direct flight. Many travellers simply fly to Barbados, St Lucia or Trinidad and continue their journey to Saint Vincent’s ET Joshua Airport via prop plane.