The Tobago Cays Yacht Charter, Grenadines
Here is a selection of yachts able to charter in The Tobago Cays, in the Windward Islands of the Caribbean
The Tobago Cays is a beautiful yacht charter destination to include while on your Grenadines yacht charter. The Tobago Cays are a national marine park run by the St. Vincent and the Grenadines government full of unbelievable beauty offering incredible scuba and snorkelling opportunities on vividly coloured coral reefs. The pure white beaches, gorgeous bays and stunning diving will provide you with some unforgettable memories on your yacht charter vacation.
The Tobago Cays are an archipelago comprising five small uninhabited islands called Petit Rameau, Petit Bateau, Baradol, Petit Tobac and Jamesby. While the cays are uninhabited, they are surrounded by the three larger inhabited islands of Union Island, Mayreau and Canouan.
Fortunately, the Tobago Cays can only be reached by yacht, providing crewed yacht charters a little piece of paradise all to themselves. The protected Marine Park boasts abundant sea life with green turtles, coral reefs and colourful fish. The water and reef colors are a kaleidoscope of gold, brown, blue, turquoise, and green.
Tobago Cays Yacht Charter attractions
Some of the best attractions around the Tobago Cays are scuba diving sites including Purunia Wreck, a 140ft WWI British gunship which sunk in 1918 just off the western coast of Mayreau, the Mayreau Gardens, an excellent Coral Reef site with teaming fish life and colourful sponges and Horse Shoe Reef, an excellent Coral Reef site with an abundance of fish and coral. If you would prefer to snorkel rom your motor yacht or sailing yacht you could enjoy the Baradal Turtle Sanctuary, a protected area where green and hawksbill turtles can be observed foraging freely. At the Catholic Rock Bird Sanctuary, you can observe Sea bird nesting and roosting colonies using binoculars directly from your charter yacht.
Hiking is also possible on Petit Bateau, James Bay, and Petit Rameau where hiking trails lead you to an abundance of tropical flora and fauna including iguanas and birds. They also provide excellent panoramic views of the Grenadines.
The Tobago Cays is that of dreams, a snorkelers paradise, a sunbathers heaven and a movie makers hit, as Petit Tabac, an isolated beach perfect for a private picnic was the location where the desert island scene in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl” was filmed.
Some charter yachts available to charter in the Grenadines and the Tobago Cays are listed below, you can find a more extensive list of charter yachts here