The 7-night St-Vincent Grenadines Sailing itinerary will be a most enjoyable vacation for families and friends. This island nation is best explored on a chartered yacht. Delight in letting the crew pamper and entertain you. Explore unspoiled nature and breathtaking beauty, in addition to a laidback vibe. Experience the over 32 stunning islands and cays of St-Vincent and The Grenadines. Are you ready to dive, snorkel, kayak, windsurf, hike, and explore more? And look for Pirates of the Caribbean. After all, many segments were filmed here. Your exclusive yacht will take you from ultra-exclusive destinations to uninhabited, stunning cays. Visiting these islands is like stepping into the past.
This itinerary is only a guide for you. It is only an example of places and activities waiting for you, your family, and friends to explore. Before setting sail, you will discuss all your interests and preferences with your captain.
Day 1 St-Vincent to Mustique
Today you will meet the captain and your crew at Blue Lagoon in St-Vincent. Since you have communicated with them many times before, you feel like you have already known them a long time. With this in mind, they are aware of what you are expecting. And what you would like to experience. After a safety meeting, you will sail for about 2 hours past the breathtaking La Soufrière volcano to Brittania Bay in Mustique. This island is home to one of the world’s most glamorous resorts. Furthermore, without casinos and super-sized hotels. A sophisticated and wealthy clientele is attracted to this paparazzi-free refuge. When you arrive on your chartered yacht, you,
- Macaroni Beach – You have the opportunity to explore nine different beaches on Mustique. But make sure to spend the afternoon on Macaroni Beach. Indeed regarded as one of the top ten beaches in the world.
- Swimming, Stand-up paddleboarding, and Kayaking – Swim and relax on Macaroni Beach. Then ask the crew of your charter yacht to get the kayak or paddleboard ready for you to explore the bays of Mustique.
- Diving – Is also truly fantastic on Mustique. The crew of your yacht will arrange equipment for you. More than a dozen dive sites are here for you to explore. In addition, there are four wrecks around Mustique. Then in South Britannia Bay is a mooring where divers can follow a reef to the remains of a small aircraft.
- Basils Bar – This iconic Mustique institution sits perched on bamboo stilts over the Caribbean. Have a cocktail, listen to music, and dance. Basils host everyone from movie stars to royalty, and above all, tonight, you too will feel like one.
After an action-packed day on Mustique, you will enjoy your first dinner aboard. Created exactly for you by your chef. Or you might prefer to have a meal at Basil’s since it is difficult to resist the lively atmosphere and refreshing music.
Day 2 Mustique to Tobago Cays
After breakfast, sail south. Past the islands of Canouan and Mayreau to the beautiful Tobago Cays. This will take about 2-3 hours. They are an archipelago located in the Southern Grenadines. Five small, uninhabited islands and extensive coral reefs make up the Tobago Cays. It is undoubtedly one of the world’s most breathtaking anchorages. An enormous horseshoe reef protects the anchorage. Later in the evening, have your yacht chef create a fantastic dinner. Expect the freshest lobster, snapper, and conch you have ever tasted. And after dinner sit on the deck while mesmerizing at all the celestial constellations above you.
- Swim and Snorkel – Imagine a massive lagoon with crystal clear water brimming with green turtles and colorful fish. Furthermore surrounded by magnificent coral reefs and secluded white-sand beaches. Snorkel around the almost 2.5-mile-long Horseshoe Reef. The turtles will not mind you swimming with them. But please do not touch them.
- Kayak – Explore the lagoon kayaking. Your chartered yacht can provide them. Look for turtles, rays as well as colorful marine life.
Day 3 Tobago Cays St-Vincent Grenadines Sailing Itinerary
After a delightful breakfast on board, have the captain take you with the dinghy to the best dive sites in the Grenadines.
- Dive – At Tobago Cays Marine Park, a national park and wildlife reserve. Marvelous options for every skill level. Advanced divers should seek the underwater world at Sail Rock. This will be your dream diving experience.
- Windsurfing, Kitesurfing – This area is especially revered by kite and windsurfing enthusiasts.
- Hiking – If you need a break and want to walk, trails criss-cross the islands of Petit Rameau and Petit Bateau. You can walk among tropical flora and fauna. And do not forget to take pictures here. Stunning panoramic photos of the Grenadines are waiting for you to post to social media.
You have been diving, surfing, or hiking all day. Even more, you swam with turtles and checked out giant starfish near Baradel Island. And then you swam and tried kitesurfing. Now you are ready to sample the best lobster you have ever had. Give Romeo Lobster Barbecue a try. Served by such friendly people in a truly magical setting. You should try the lambi (conch) as well. Then again, if somebody does not like lobster or lambi, the chicken or ribs are wonderful too.
You will spend another amazing and relaxing night aboard your yacht.
Day 4 Tobago Cays to Petit St Vincent St-Vincent Grenadines Sailing Itinerary
Enjoy every morsel of your delectable extensive breakfast selection. Then sit on the flybridge of your yacht or relax in the sun on the trampoline. Today will be a short sail to Petit St Vincent. However, before you anchor at Petit St Vincent, you will experience Mopion Island. You will notice that it is more a sandbank than an “island.” It has appeared on dozens of magazine covers. Indeed, you cannot travel to the Grenadines and miss this unique photo opportunity. With this in mind, take a couple of Instagram-worthy photos.
Petit St Vincent is a privately owned island with 22 cottages. It consists of softly rolling hills spread over 113 acres. Surrounded mainly by two miles of white sand beaches. Guests of passing yachts are welcome to come ashore. In addition, you can visit the restaurants and spa. Your yacht crew will be able to make arrangements.
- Hiking – Late afternoon hike to the top of Marni Hill.
- Swimming and walking on the beach – Almost 2 miles of white-sand beaches are perfect for relaxing and swimming.
- Snorkeling and diving – Search for sea turtles, elegant eagle rays, besides colorful marine life.
- Spa Treatments – Four open air (and optional air-conditioned) treatment rooms are scattered through the hilltops. Get pampered today while enjoying gorgeous views. Four open-air (and optional air-conditioned) treatment rooms.
- Beach Restaurant and Bar – Open-air restaurant located right on the beach. Chargrilled local seafood.
- Main Pavilion Restaurant – A particularly perfect place for a romantic dinner.
After an awesome day on this private island, dinghy back to your yacht. Unwind over a creative cocktail or two on the flybridge. Then watch the sunset over this corner of Caribbean paradise.
Day 5 Petit St Vincent to Union Island
This morning, you might want to get up early. Savor the sunrise in the Grenadines. It is truly a magical moment to remember. Then a short, approximately 20-30 min sail will bring you to Union Island. Colorful houses, a few lobster shacks, quaint local markets, and amicable inhabitants. The perfect place to get a taste of traditional West Indian life.
Snorkel, swim, walk the beach – Start the day in Chatham Bay, on the leeward side of Union Island. Certainly a tranquil, peaceful anchorage with a picturesque landscape. Crystal clear waters are home to particularly stunning coral reefs. Look for surgeonfish, sea stars, and lobsters.
After a peaceful morning in Chatham Bay, you will sail to Clifton Harbour and anchor here overnight. Take the dinghy into Clifton. Here you can start the afternoon with
- Hiking – Up to the old Fort above Clifton. By all means, take photos of the cannon and the magnificent views over the sea, Tobago Cays and Mayreau.
- Kitesurfing/ Kiteboarding – As a matter of fact, Clifton has become one of the top destinations for this watersport. Have the crew contact JT Pro Center if you are interested in exploring Clifton harbor this way.
- Stand up Paddleboarding – Ask the crew to get the yacht’s paddleboards ready for you. Then have fun paddling along the blue lagoon over crystal clear turquoise water.
- Happy Island – After this active afternoon, dinghy over to Happy Island. Relax with some exotic cocktails on this tiny man-made island. Created entirely out of lambi (conch) shells. Have a drink and a meal and a conversation with Janti Ramage. He is the joyful creator also, owner and operator of Happy Island.
Spend the night aboard, enjoying yet more time in the glorious Grenadines.
Day 6 Union Island to Mayreau St-Vincent Grenadines Sailing Itinerary
This morning sail a short distance to the smallest inhabited island in the Grenadines, Mayreau. You will be looking for Gilligan and his friends.
- Diving – Mayreau Gardens for a drift dive offers healthy coral, colorful sponges, and ample marine life.
- Salt Whistle Bay – Pristine bay and beach that is protected. National Geographic noted it as “Paradise Found.” Fantastic snorkeling, paddleboarding, and world-class kite surfing. Swim and walk along the beach to “Last Bar before the Jungle.” Try one of the rum punch concoctions.
- Saline Bay – A beach lovers’ paradise. Swim, and relax on this clean golden sand beach.
The chef on your yacht will prepare a fantastic, incredibly delicious meal for you this evening.
Day 7 Mayreau to Bequia
You will wake up to the most glamorous sunrise over the Caribbean. And fragrances of croissants, waffles, and other delectable breakfast items. Today your yacht will sail approximately 3 hrs, from Mayreau to the island of Bequia. Admiralty Bay will be your destination here. The capital of Port Elizabeth is tucked safely in the bay.
- Shopping in Port Elizabeth – Bequia’s capital is small but big on charm. A quaint waterfront lined with restaurants, craft shops, and art galleries. Make sure to bring some handcrafted wooden boats back as souvenirs.
- Firefly Plantation Tour – Still a working sugar cane plantation. A historic 280-year-old sugar mill. Truly a fun experience to crush your sugar cane to make juice.
- Fort Hamilton – Explore this 18th-century Fort. The cannons are indeed authentic relics of that period. You will have a fantastic view over Admiralty Bay towards Port Elizabeth.
- Princess Margaret Beach – Bequia’s most beautiful beach. Pristine white sand and crystal clear water are waiting for you. Perfect for swimming and snorkeling.
- Diving – About 30 dive sites around Bequia. As well as several wrecks and shallow caverns and holes. Swim with sea turtles. Look out for a flying gurnard fish with its colorful “wings.”
- Windsurfing – Industry Bay. Moreover, a great location for beginners.
Enjoy your last night on board your luxury accommodations. Already planning to come back to the Grenadines soon.
Day 8 Bequia to St-Vincent
Sadly it is time to say farewell to the Grenadines. On your final day, sail 15 nautical miles back to St Vincent. Enjoy breakfast sitting on the flybridge, soaking up some more Caribbean sun. In St Vincent, your crew helps you and your luggage ashore and arrange transportation back to the airport. Or perhaps you plan to stay another night at one of several superb accommodations and explore St Vincent. Remember that you will return soon and sail all the way down to Grenada.