Located in the beautiful Lagoon just outside St. George’s, the capital, Port Louis Marina provides the perfect base from which to sail the unspoilt Caribbean Paradise of Grenada and the Grenadines. The tranquil marina overlooks the colourful waterfront of the Carenage and has 160 berths for yachts up to 300 feet. The ‘Spice Island’, as Grenada is known, lies south of the main hurricane belt, making it a popular marina destination for yachts and superyachts to berth during the Caribbean summer months.
Day 1 – Grenada Island Tour
From your berth at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, take the day to visit the beautiful island of Grenada also known as the “Isle of Spice”
The Southern Caribbean island has has so much to offer such as:
- Fort George and the historical market square – admire the different stalls and the array of fresh fruit and spices
- Etang Nature Reserve, the most popular area for hiking
- Swimming at the Seven Sisters Waterfalls is a must! It’s a great hike to the top of 7 waterfalls, and for those feeling adventurous, you can jump down each of the falls – the highest falls is about 50 feet!
- Lunch and tour of Belmont Estate, a unique and authentic 17th century working spice plantation where they grow the organic cocoa for the famous Grenada Chocolate!
- Visit the authentic River’s Rum Distillery, the oldest working water wheel in the Western Hemisphere for a tour of the plantation and a little rum!
- Visit Bathway and Leverra beaches before going to Mount Edgecombe Plantation for a tour, a swim in the pool and some well-earned relaxation.
Day 2 – Petit St. Vincent
Petit St. Vincent is a superb, private island getaway. A very yacht friendly resort with a sheltered harbour, beach restaurant and bar. Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, drinks in the bar, and take a stroll and a swim before departing for nearby Union Island.
Day 3 – Union Island
A little piece of paradise with some of the best beaches in the world – relax on the white sand and bathe in warm turquoise waters. You will be welcomed to this authentic Caribbean island by their warm and friendly people. From Union Island guests can enjoy SCUBA diving and kite boarding and go to Happy Island, a unique bar built from conch shells in Clifton Harbour.
Day 4 – Bequia
The tiny island of Bequia has a unique, magical charm that offers an immediate feeling of the Caribbean as it was 100 years ago. While here why not visit the Bequia Maritime Museum, especially the locally made model boats; the Firefly Plantation – a working plantation with tours and superb dining available.
There’s also the Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary, private island tours, white sand beaches for swimming, SCUBA diving and then for dining…
Mac’s Pizzeria offers a funky atmosphere, great pizza in a relaxed, casual and fun atmosphere or try the Frangipani Hotel Bar on the sea front, a favourite watering hole for everyone, both in Port Elizabeth.
Day 5 – Mustique
Horseback riding, fine-dining, tennis and much more are all possible on this private island.
The Cotton House Hotel and Firefly are both renowned for their dining experiences – both offer candlelit evening overlooking breath taking views.
Basil’s Bar is frequented by movie stars and local yachties alike, offering an authentic Caribbean casual mood with live bands at this unbeatable waterside venue.
Take a taxi tour to see more of this exclusive, perfectly manicured private island.
Day 6 – Mayreau
Mayreau is the smallest inhabited island in the Grenadines with a population of about 250. Home to a few bars, restaurants and a small stone Roman Catholic church, Mayreau is only accessible by boat and gives visitors an insight into the charming, traditional village life.
Saltwhistle Bay is the best beach on the island and also offers a beach bar and restaurant.
The island is ideal for relaxing, walking and hiking – there are some quite steep areas!
Day 7 – Tobago Cays Marine Park
Five uninhabited, blow-your-mind islands, the “Jewel in the Crown” of the Southern Grenadines.
The protected marine park provides access to fabulous diving and snorkelling – swim with the turtles but be careful to give them space! Have Reef Fish follow you like younger siblings. Enjoy this fantastic “attraction” and the protected underwater species whose home it is.
Day 8 – Carriacou
Visit the first of Grenada’s sister islands, Carriacou, the largest of the Grenadine islands. There are also many smaller islands off the coast of Carriacou. Famous for traditional boat building and sailing, the islands also provide the perfect opportunity for fantastic diving.
Spend the day further exploring Carriacou on an island tour, explore her small islands by dinghy or diving or just kick back on the beach and make the most of the penultimate day!
Stop by Sandy Beach for lunch or overnight and enjoy the peace and quiet of a deserting white sandy island before heading back to Port Louis Marina.