Destination of the week: St Vincent and the Grenadines

St Vincent and the Grenadines is the perfect place to experience exotic and idyllic island life. Buried deep within the Caribbean Sea and uncluttered by tourist exploitation it has a vast amount of white sand beaches, sky blue waters and the height of tranquillity.

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St Vincent is home to the capital Kingstown a lively and historic place with its cobble stone streets and locals rushing around. Grenadines however is the complete opposite of this, you don’t have to worry about traffic or being disturbed, instead you are left in this island paradise to explore enjoy the weather and find yourself all over again. A long time ago these islands were inhabited by real pirates and now they have been thrown into the limelight as the grounds of the pirates of the Caribbean, thanks to Hollywood.

Tamarind Beach Hotel & Yatch club

If you’re looking for a beachfront hideaway, then Tamarind Beach Hotel & Yatch club is the best place for you. This lively Italian managed hotel is located along a white sandy beach with 40 beachfront vacation hideaways. It’s 8 suites have spectacular views of the Caribbean sea and are set in tropical gardens right on the water’s edge. The rooms have Brazilian walnut wood panelling and balconies overlooking the sea, it’s no wonder that people fall in love with island lifestyle.

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When it comes to food and activities, St Vincent and the Grenadines is your oyster. Take an excursion with Grenadines Dive an excellent water sports dive shop that organizes trips to Tobago Cays and elsewhere in the Grenadines; as well as pickups from other islands, including Mayreau and Canouan.

st vincent diving

When the day is over you can wind down at popular seaside bar-restaurant Frangipani for some top of the range sea food. Sit in one of the restaurants wooden loungers and experience Bequia’s magical purple sunsets.