If get uncomfortable at the mere thought of exploited, tourist-swamped beaches, the Grenadines will be a welcome reprieve from the worn beach vacation routine. This Caribbean island chain has striking natural beauty that is carefully maintained and relatively unexplored. Whether you want to dive in the uninhabited cays or hike to stunning waterfalls and river pools in the rainforest, the Grenadines is perfect for eco-enthusiasts and travelers looking for peace and luxury. Be sure to schedule a yacht trip during your stay as it’s a great way to see the many islands and deserted white sand beaches.
A valid passport and marriage license obtained from the Ministry of Justices’ office are required. Divorce and death decrees are also required if applicable. Check with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for details.
Travel Documents, Language & Currency
Visitors to The Grenadines need a valid passport. If you are a citizen of the US, visit travel.state.gov for more information on travel documents needed. For Canadian travelers, visit travel.gc.ca for relevant travel information.
English is the official language of The Grenadines.
The East Caribbean dollar is the currency of The Grenadines, but US dollars are widely accepted.
Climate & Beaches
The average temperature in The Grenadines is 81 degrees F, with cooler temperatures between November and February. Rainy season runs from May to October, with frequent showers in the mountains nearby.
The Tobago Cays is the group of uninhabited islands on the southern tip of the Grenadines. It’s protected from swells because of its large horseshoe reef, making it a perfect spot for lounging in the clear blue waters, snorkeling or kite surfing. Princess Margaret’s Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Bequia and Palm Island is relaxing and luxurious. There really isn’t a bad beach in The Grenadines, so lounge, snorkel, swim, and sunbathe as you please.
Activities & Tourist Attractions
St. Vincent has a host of great dive sites, including The Bat Cave and Anchor Reef, one of the top 100 dive sites in the world. The Tobago Cays is popular for snorkeling and diving, and it’s also a great place to try wind surfing for the first time due to its protected reef waters. Yacht charters are great for leisurely exploring the 32 islands and can get you up close to marine life like dolphins and whales. On land, hiking to the mountainous rainforest waterfalls is a romantic eco-activity. Or, try the Owia Salt Pond for therapeutic bathing.
Most of the nightlife in The Grenadines can be found within the hotels and resorts. Most hotels and resorts in the area offer barbecues, dancing, steel band entertainment and plenty of bars, clubs and restaurants.
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