Grenadine islands is a collection of small islands that lie between St Vincent and Grenada. Physically the islands boarder the Caribbean and south American tectonic plates. Among the islands, 9 of them have permanent settlement, and they include Mustique, Mayreau, Petit Martinique, and Union 1, with Carriaccou and Bequia being the largest.
The islands are also characterized by rocky volcanic cliffs and tiny cays that don’t usually rise above the sea level. People who have settled in the islands practice agriculture whereby the main crop grown is island sea cotton and others fishing as a source of income.
The islands have beautiful beaches and variety of marine life that include: mangroves, coral reefs and seabird colonies, sea turtle and whales.
The Grenadines are also the home of several tourist activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving and whale watching. There are several activities which can be done in different islands of Grenadine and they include:
This is the best place for tourist who like sampling different bars and night life and also relaxing at the beach. The beaches here are white sand and they have extremely beautiful coconut palm trees. Tourist can get here using boats which are available during weekday in the morning hours and afternoon.
This island is accessible by ferry its less crowded and has some beautiful private beaches and other activities include snorkeling.
This is the most visited islands because there are a number of activities which people can engage in and they include: hiking, swimming and diving. One can get here by using a ferry and there are also flights that are available on the southern part of the island.
This island is the best for snorkeling and its surrounded by beautiful coral reef and there are some marine life which one can see while snorkeling is like the turtles. One can also lazy in the sandy beach while enjoying some freshly prepared sea food.
Its located in the southern end of St Vincent and some of the activities that can be done here are such as kiteboarding and also meeting the local.
This is one of the Grenadine islands that is best known for its cultural festivals and its breath taking beaches. The cultural festivals include cultural dances, playing drums, smoked foods and with bodies covered in oil.
It’s also the easiest island to visit because there is a ferry that operates on regular basis and has also links to international flights.