On this Grenadines to Grenada 10-night Itinerary, you will explore the magic of these Windward Islands. Their proximity to the equator guarantees a year-round tropical climate. Be enamored by the classic Caribbean charm. This paradise is best experienced on a crewed chartered yacht.
Life moves at a slower pace here in this part of the Caribbean. Explore secluded coves, unspoiled nature, and coral reefs beaming with beautiful marine life. From uninhabited islands to the playground of the rich and famous, this suggested Grenadines to Grenada. It is a 10-night itinerary that offers everything and is off the beaten track.
Then get in touch with us to talk about your trip preferences. We will personalize your vacation and partner with the yacht crew to arrange the best sailing experience. Now get ready for a fantastic adventure with ample activities for all ages.
Use this ten-night Grenadines to Grenada Sailing Itinerary as a guideline. If you have sailed before, you know that weather can dictate a route. Flexibility is key. In addition, even before arriving on St-Vincent, you will have met the crew. You had ample time to get acquainted with them. The captain already assessed your priorities and desired activities. Together you will have designed the ideal itinerary. Your private chef is aware of your culinary preferences. After planning your vacation virtually, you are finally ready to meet in person.
Day 1 St-Vincent to Bequia
It is only a short drive from St Vincent’s Argyle International Airport to Blue Lagoon Marina. The captain and crew will greet you on your luxurious yacht. Your entire group, of course, will participate in a brief safety meeting. It is time to sail to Bequia for about a 2-3 hour voyage past the breathtaking La Soufrière volcano.
Moreover, wonderfully absent on this island are traffic, casinos, high-rise hotels, and shopping malls. Instead, you will find pristine white-sand beaches with swaying coconut palms. This island is indeed one of the most laid-back and attractive in the Caribbean. What better way to start the first day of your vacation in paradise?
Shopping in Port Elizabeth – Bequia’s small but charming capital. A quaint waterfront is lined with shops of all types and art galleries.
Visit The Bequia Heritage and Boat Museum – Which showcases Bequia’s proud seafaring, whaling, and shipbuilding history.
Fort Hamilton – Located north of Admiralty Bay. The French and English cannons are authentic relics of the late 18th century. In addition, the view over the bay towards Port Elizabeth is fantastic.
Swim and walk Princess Margaret Beach – Certainly, Bequia’s most beautiful: pristine white sand and crystal clear calm waters.
Snorkel and Dive – 28 dive sites around Bequia. As well as wrecks and amazing areas for snorkeling. The crew of your chartered yacht will provide you with snorkel gear and dive equipment. Or arrange rendezvous dives.
Windsurf – Industry Bay. Great location, even for beginners.
After such an action-packed first day, you might want to relax with a rum punch. And listen to reggae, a steel pan band jump-up, or the Bequia Blues Band at one of the local establishments.
Then get ready to savor your first dinner aboard. Created especially to your preference by your chef.
Day 2 Bequia to Mustique
Your chef will have a fantastic breakfast waiting for you. Menus are designed from your list of preferences and crafted to satisfy every party member. Therefore always trying to source locally grown ingredients. Today’s sail will bring you from Bequia to the ultra-exclusive island of Mustique. Even without nightclubs, super-sized hotels, and casinos, it is one of the most glamorous resorts in the world.
A sophisticated and wealthy clientele has homes on Mustique. Prominent guests could be anybody from Paul McCartney to the Duke and Duchess Of Cambridge with their children. As well as Johnny Depp and Bill Gates. You will feel like royalty when you arrive on your luxurious chartered yacht.
Horseback riding – What better way than to explore Mustique on horseback? Trek up the hills or ride on the beach.
Macaroni Beach – By all means, the most popular beach. And a trademark of Mustique. Great for experienced swimmers and the possibility of seeing celebrities. Plan a picnic on this beautiful beach. Indeed regarded as one of the top ten beaches in the world.
Kiteboarding – The best location to launch is near the Bryan Adams house. And then cruise between Tommy Hilfiger’s and Mick Jagger’s villas.
Swimming, stand-up paddleboarding, and kayaking – Ask the crew of your chartered yacht to get the kayak or paddleboard ready for you to explore the bays of Mustique. You will undoubtedly be in awe of the incredible oceanside villas.
Basil’s Bar – Brittania Bay. This iconic Mustique institution sits perched on bamboo stilts over the Caribbean sea. Have a cocktail while listening to the band, and dance. Basils host everyone from movie stars to royalty. But above all, you, too, will feel like one tonight and might even dance next to one.
Day 3 Mustique to Canouan Grenadines to Grenada 10-Night Itinerary
Today’s journey will take you from mystical Mustique 12 nautical miles to Canouan. It measures barely 5 square miles but is an exclusive destination with plenty of VIP guests. Three years ago, Canouan was declared by Bloomberg as the place where billionaires go to escape millionaires. It is surrounded by one of the world’s largest coral reefs and is a fantastic destination for snorkeling and diving. The island is filled with lush vegetation. The crystal-clear waters offer an abundance of vibrant marine life.
Beaches – Gorgeous powdery white sand beaches and blue lagoons. Besides calm waters. Ideal for relaxing and, walking, swimming.
Snorkel – Significantly the best area for snorkeling this side of the Maldives. As a result of a barrier reef that protects the Atlantic side of the island.
Diving – The surrounding coral reefs teem with colorful marine life. Furthermore, diving opportunities are magnificent here.
Hike – Up to Mount Royal. The 900 feet high peak is the highest point of the island. The rest of St Vincent, Grenadines, and Mustique will be seen from the summit. On your way up, you will see land turtles and fabulous hummingbirds.
Day 4 Canouan to Mayreau
This morning, on your Grenadines to Grenada 10-night itinerary, you will wake up to your luxury yacht’s most awesome ocean views. At the same time, some in your party want to spend a couple of hours at the Spa. You might want to book an early round of golf. Ask the crew to make arrangements.
Golf – As a matter of fact, Canouan has the only championship golf course in the Grenadines. This is an exhilarating and challenging 72-Par Jim Fazio-designed 18-hole golf course. Located on dramatic sloping hills at the ocean’s edge. Where else can you enjoy epic, breathtaking views while playing golf? Also, bring plenty of golf balls and your camera.
Spa – Treat yourself to the ultimate in pampering and relaxation at The Mandarin Oriental Resort. Or Pink Sands Club at the Canouan Estates.
After this exhilarating morning on Canouan, a midday sail will transfer you to Salt Whistle Bay, Mayreau. You have arrived on the smallest inhabited island in the Grenadines. We guarantee that you will fall in love with the picture-postcard beaches. This pristine tropical bay is protected from rough Atlantic waters. As a result, National Geographic called it “Paradise Found.”
Mayreau Gardens – Scuba dive and snorkel at this excellent coral reef site. Surely a mecca of glorious, colorful marine life. In addition to a healthy coral garden that looks like a professional landscaper has designed it.
Swim – In the calm waters of this beautifully sheltered bay, right after dipping your toes into the powder-white sand.
Stand-Up Paddle Boarding – Exploring the bay on paddle boards is an exhilarating experience.
Hike – Up the hill to the quaint Mayreau Catholic Church. Relish the fantastic stained glass and artwork. By all means, enjoy the breathtaking views of the island.
In the evening, after enjoying another delicious dinner, your private chef amazingly prepared, sit on the flybridge. Then savor a rum punch or two. Mayreau is a fantastic anchorage to watch millions of stars. Certainly, watch for shooting stars.
Day 5 Mayreau to Tobago Cays Grenadines to Grenada 10-Night Itinerary
Today say goodbye to beautiful Salt Whistle Bay. And look forward to spending the next two days in one of the world’s most breathtaking anchorages. The Tobago Cays, a collection of five uninhabited cays, is a true dream for snorkelers and divers. Heavenly turquoise-blue lagoons, shimmering white-sand beaches with gently swaying palms. In addition to playful sea turtles that stick their heads out of the water to greet you.
Swim and picnic on the beach – Each of the five cays has one or more white-sand beaches and calm, clear waters. Equally perfect for soaking up the sun, swimming, or enjoying a picnic your chef created for you. Petit Tabac, one of the five Tobago Cays, has an isolated beach perfect for a private picnic. Also, the location where the desert island scene In Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed.
Snorkel – The Tobago Cays Marine Park. A national park and wildlife preserve run by St Vincent and the Grenadines government. The Tobago Cays Marine Park comprises a 1,400-acre (5.7 km2) sand-bottom lagoon. Home to a kaleidoscope of beautiful marine life. Or snorkel in the Baradal Turtle Sanctuary. This is THE area where you can see green and hawksbill turtles. They pop up between the anchored yachts, and you can swim with them while snorkeling.
Scuba Diving – In the world-renowned Tobago Cays Marine Park. Shallow, more accessible dives are enjoyed inside Horseshoe Reef. Swim with green turtles around colorful corals. Eagle rays and nurse sharks can be seen here too. For example, Sail Rock is a pinnacle site for advanced divers.
In the evening, sit on the upper deck of your chartered yacht and savor the freshest lobster you have ever had. Then while sipping on a rum punch, you will not be able to think of a better place to be.
Day 6 Tobago Cays
Wake up early, lie on the trampoline, and enjoy the magnificent sunrise in one of the world’s most awe-inspiring destinations. And you will agree that the breathtaking Tobago Cays are a must-see.
Wreck Diving – This morning, dive the Puruni wreck. A 1918 English gunship in about 40 feet of water. Therefore a great dive for beginners as well as advanced divers. At the World’s End Reef, you will find spotted eagle rays. As well as reef and nurse sharks.
Stand-Up Paddle Boarding – Ask the crew to get the paddleboards ready for you to explore the bay.
Hiking – Petit Bateau, James Bay, and Petit Rameau offer beautiful hiking trails. You will see abundant tropical flora, fauna, and excellent panoramic views of the Grenadines.
Snorkel in areas you missed yesterday -The turquoise water in the Tobago Cays is so crystal clear you can see starfish. Take your underwater camera, take photos of the magnificent tropical fish, and swim with turtles. They are just waiting for you to take their picture.
Day 7 Tobago Cays to Union Island Grenadines to Grenada 10-Night Itinerary
This morning you will sail a short distance to amazing Union Island. It is located between the islands of St Vincent and Grenada. You can see both from Union Island on a clear day. Mount Taboi, at 999 feet, the highest peak in the Grenadines, consequently gives the island its dramatic silhouette. And the nickname: “Tahiti of the West Indies.”
Hike – Up to the old fort above Clifton. Take photos of the cannon. And then enjoy the magnificent view over the Tobago Cays and Mayreau.
Stand-Up Paddleboarding – Paddleboards are perfect for exploring Union Island’s coastline. Paddle along the blue lagoon over the crystal clear turquoise water. A fun activity for the novice and experienced SUP enthusiast as well.
Snorkeling and Diving – Conditions are ideal for beginners and seasoned enthusiasts alike. Snorkel and diving equipment are readily available for you on your yacht. In addition, your crew often has experienced dive masters onboard.
Kitesurfing – Union Island is also one of the most beautiful kitesurfing spots in the world. Many pro kiteboarders have selected this area to produce annual photo and video shoots. The perfect destination if you want to learn how to kitesurf or kiteboard. Ask the crew to contact JT Pro Center. In reality, this school is responsible for making Union Island one of the top kitesurfing destinations in the world.
Full Moon Party – A beach party, light, and fire show with a night Kitesurfing demonstration. Do not miss it if you are around the island during a full moon; however, only from December to May. Food and Drinks are available all night. All ages are welcome at the party that starts at about 6.30 pm.
Happy Island – This iconic tiny artificial island is constructed entirely of discarded conch shells. Sit there and sip on a rum punch or two. Then talk with Janti Ramage, the island’s joyful builder, owner, and operator. You might be lucky to have a front-row seat for some impromptu kite-surfing demonstrations at sunset. Often locals show off their high-flying acrobatics as close to Happy Island as possible.
Day 8 Union Island to Petit St Vincent
Enjoy and savor your breakfast sitting on the flybridge of your yacht. This morning’s sail will be a short distance to idyllic Petit St Vincent. You will see the gorgeous Palm Island from your yacht on your way. This island offers a magnificent resort. As you approach Petite St Vincent, you will notice this tiny spit of sand. A grass umbrella hut is the only structure. This is the iconic tropical island of Mopion. One thatched umbrella is all that occupies this tiny, treeless islet with a desert-island feel. Indeed well worth a short visit to take some photos of your group under the grass hut.
Petit St Vincent is indeed an amazing tropical hideaway. It offers powder white-sand beaches, turquoise blue ocean, and serenity. In 2011 Conde Nast named Petit St Vincent among the “World’s Best Private-Island Resorts”. It is a privately owned island resort. Consisting of softly rolling hills spread over 113 acres. It is surrounded mostly by two miles of white sand beaches. Guests of passing yachts are certainly welcome to come ashore. In addition, you can visit the resort’s restaurants and spa. The crew of your yacht will be able to make arrangements.
Windsurfing, Paddleboarding, Kayaking, Swimming – Let your yacht’s crew help you prepare the paddleboards and kayaks for today’s adventure. A barrier reef protects the calm, turquoise waters surrounding Petit St. Vincent. Then spend a few hours paddling along the coast and discover pristine beaches.
Snorkeling – The snorkel equipment on the yacht is just waiting for you.
Scuba Diving – Your yacht will likely have diving equipment onboard and a highly experienced crew in this sport. If not, Petit St Vincent is home to the Jean-Michel Cousteau Dive Center. The son of the legendary conservationist Jacques-Yves Cousteau founded it. This center offers diving courses, certifications, and guided trips. Your crew can arrange a rendezvous dive if your yacht does not offer dive equipment onboard.
Spa – You will want to engage in the ultimate relaxation: Spa treatments in four open-air and optionally air-conditioned treatment rooms. Finally, participate in a yoga session or meditate in these calm surroundings.
After a day filled with exhilarating watersports activities and some relaxing hours at the Resort’s Spa, enjoy some sundowners at the Beach Restaurant and Bar. An open-air restaurant located right on the beach.
Day 9 Petit St Vincent to Carriacou
Another full day of adventure awaits you. This morning sail about 2 hours from Petit St Vincent to Carriacou, then Grenada. See the alluring island of Petit Martinique in the distance while reclining on the trampoline. You are on your way to Tyrell Bay in Carriacou. This island is known as the “Isle of Reefs.” And is recognized as the friendliest and safest island in the Caribbean. Visitors here feel more like a guest. You will find some of the most unspoiled coral reefs in the region. As a result, most dive sites are ideal for all levels of divers and snorkelers.
If you feel like taking a short break from watersports today, consider the following:
Belair Estate houses many old plantation buildings and windmills from the French and English eras. You will enjoy fabulous views over the north of the island. This is also the site for the Maroon Cultural and Parang Festivals. Of course, make sure to bring your camera. And take selfies in front of the old windmill tower, still in excellent condition.
Visit the Village of Windward – Windward has a long tradition of boat building. It became home to several Scottish boat builders who settled here in the 18th century. They have maintained their traditions. The boats are still built in Windward using the same methods. Although in smaller numbers. Wood is sourced from Carriacou and Grenada and cut using axes and hand saws. Observe some boat building here.
Diving – Carriacou is called the “Isle of Reefs” for a reason. It offers impressive shipwrecks, colorful reefs, and 20 dive sites. Your crew will happily provide you with either snorkel or dive equipment. Then make sure to check out “The Whirlpool.”
Snorkeling – Sandy Island indeed has one of the best snorkeling in this area, just off the northeast corner of the main island.
Beaches – Eight marvelous beaches to explore and relax or walk. Paradise Beach is the most popular and prettiest one.
Watch humpback whales migrate – In late spring. Scuba divers can hear their songs from a great distance.
Rum Shops – Any location with over 100 rum shops but only one gas station warrants the purchase of Grenadian rum.
Day 10 Carriacou to Grenada Grenadines to Grenada 10-Night Itinerary
Today, the captain will sail the yacht for about 5 hours to Dragon Bay in Grenada. If conditions allow, have the crew point out “Kick’Em Jenny” to you along the way. This is an active submerged volcano. Buried 591 feet below the water. Unknown until 1939. When it shot steam and debris some 900 feet up into the air.
Diving – Dragon bay is a sheltered bay in Grenada’s marine protected Area. Ideal for all levels of scuba divers. Here you will find a very colorful reef where you will enjoy sponges and marine life. Particular a common spot for octopuses.
Underwater Sculpture Garden – Located in Molinere Bay. A must-do activity. This site includes over 65 sculptures that are located between 7 to 26 feet underwater. Accessible and visible for divers and snorkelers alike in the clear water. They are constructed out of concrete and steel and act as artificial reefs. A perfect habitat for marine life and humans to enjoy. Make sure to bring an underwater camera. Your yacht will have one if you don’t.
Walking on the Beach – Grenada has many idyllic beaches around its coastline. Including the 3 km long Grand Anse Beach. Moreover, Grenada’s signature beach. This is one of the finest beaches in the world and often appears in countdowns of the world’s top ten beaches. Midway along the beach, find Grand Anse Craft and Spice Market, a popular spot.
Day 11 Dragon Bay to St George Grenada
Wake up to a spectacular sunrise over this Grenadian bay on this last day of your Grenadines to Grenada 10-night itinerary. Let your chef pamper you one last time with an incredible variety of delicious fresh food.
After breakfast, there might be time to enjoy Grand Anse Beach. It will then be a short sail to St George. The very picturesque capital of Grenada. Sadly, it is now time to say goodbye to your fantastic crew. They were happy to accommodate you and everybody in your group. And they sincerely hope that you are already planning your next crewed charter.
After leaving your yacht, take some time to explore St George. It is an 18th-century gem with colonial buildings and multicolored homes. Stroll on the capital’s narrow streets, along with an emerald green backdrop. You should consider spending another day here on the “Isle of Spice.” We can assist with island tours and accommodations on this delightful island. A great way to finish your Grenadines to Grenada 10-night Itinerary. 7-Night Grenadines Charter itineraries are also an option.