Grenadines Yacht Charter, Caribbean
Here is a selection of yachts available for a Grenadines yacht charter
The Grenadine Islands, until recently, were one of the Caribbean's best-kept yacht charter secrets. The Grenadines are headed by St Vincent and consist of 32 islands and cays, stretching south to Union Island offering an incredible variety of charter destinations and diversions, in all directions. The Grenadines main draw card for yacht charters, is the superb sailing suitable for all experience levels.
Sail through gorgeous scenery to secluded beaches, calm anchorages and picturesque villages. Allow the company of flying fish and dolphins to help navigate your course across the waves. The Grenadines offer it all, from the bustling waterfront of Port Elizabeth on Saint Vincent, to the stunning natural beauty of the Tobago Cays.
Like all Windward Islands in the Caribbean, the Grenadines offer dramatic landscapes of lush tropical forests, framed by sheer volcanic backdrops. For a beautiful complement of great sailing, gorgeous scenery and impeccable diving, St Vincent and the Grenadines is the perfect choice for a yacht charter vacation.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines lie between the tropic of Cancer and the Equator, approximately 1.600 miles southeast of Miami. The Grenadines form the southern-most segment of the 400 NM long chain known as the Lesser Antilles which separates the Caribbean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean and links South America and Trinidad to Florida and North America.
The main group of islands that make up to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines which you can visit on your luxury charter yacht include Young Island (Grenadines), Bequia, Moonhole Rock, Petite Nevis, Quatre, Bettowia, Baliceaux, Mustique, Petite Mustique, Savan, Petite Canouan, Canouan, Mayreau, The Tobago Cays, Union Island, Petit Saint Vincent, Palm Island and Mopion. A few of the islands are inhabited, but many are simply bird sanctuaries and environmental sites.
St Vincent is a great place to begin or end your luxury yacht charter in the Grenadines. St Vincent is the largest island in the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines island chain and is also the northern most island. St Vincent is a lush volcanic island with a 3,000 foot volcano named Soufriere. Its windward coast is lined with cliffs and rocky shores pounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the leeward coast has spectacular slopes and valleys running down to black sand beaches lapped by the tranquil Caribbean Sea. Kingstown, the capital of St Vincent combines reminders of its colonial past with the bright and bustling life of a modern market town.
The tiny island of Bequia in the Grenadines is a unique, relaxed and friendly island, tailor-made for sailing enthusiasts, yacht charterers, beach lovers and honeymooners. The island has a magical charm and fulfils many expectations of the perfect small Caribbean island charter destination with beautiful sandy beaches, lush green hillsides, attractive little villages and warm welcoming people.
Mustique is a perfect yachting destination with a constant warm climate, private and unspoiled island lifestyle that attracts sophisticated international guests and yacht charters alike. The island is home to both quaint villages, with brightly coloured fishing boats lining the shore and magnificent island estates own by the rich and famous.
Canouan is a small island that combines luxury and elegance with natural beauty and local charm. Until a few years ago, Canouan was one of the less developed islands of the Grenadines but now features luxury resorts, spas and golf clubs in the north of the island.
The Tobago Cays consist of five islands offering incredible snorkeling opportunities on vividly colored coral reefs. The pure white beaches, gorgeous bays and stunning diving will provided you with some unforgettable memories on your yacht charter vacation.
Mayreau is the smallest inhabited island in the St Vincent and Grenadines chain. The idyllic island of Mayreau is a great place to visit while on a luxury yacht, providing a step back in time with picture perfect natural landscapes. Electricity was only introduced to the island in 2002 which gives you an idea of the laid back lifestyle and experience you may have while visiting on a charter yacht.
Also known as the Tahiti of the Caribbean, Union Island is a great yacht charter destination to include in your Grenadines yacht charter itinerary and is the southernmost island of the Grenadines, lying 90 kilometers southwest of Barbados and is within view of the islands of Carriacou and the mainland of Grenada, which lie directly south. The main town of Clifton offers small boutique shops and quaint bars and restaurants, all painted in vibrant Caribbean colours.
The types of yacht charter available in the Grenadines are all the main types including motor, sailing, dive charter, skippered, crewed yachts, catamaran, power boat, sailboat, luxury yachts and superyacht charters.
To reach the charter destination of the Grenadines to pick up your yacht rental, you can fly into Union Island or St. Vincent. There are scheduled and air charter services to Barbados, Bequia, Mustique, Canouan, Union Island, Carriacou and Grenada. Charter flights to Martinique and St. Lucia, Antigua, Trinidad, Tobago, St. Barts.
Below is a small selection of yachts able to charter in the St Vincent and the Grenadines, there is a larger selection here