The Grenadines are the dozen or so small islands (and countless islets) to the south of the larger island of Saint Vincent in the aptly named Caribbean nation of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The southernmost Grenadine islands (not covered here) are part of the nation of Grenada.
Major islands, roughly north to south:
The easiest way to get to the Grenadines by air is through international flights from Barbados, Martinique or St. Lucia.
- Tour the Grenadine Islands on a local Caribbean Schooner, The Friendship Rose classic - Tours include the Tobago Cays Marine Park and the island of Mustique
- A must see is the Tobago Cays Marine Park, an area of stunning natural beauty, with crystal clear turquoise waters. Swim with turtles or relax on an uninhabited island.