Your cruise in Grenadines
The Grenadines are a group of islands in the southern Antilles, located in the Caribbean Sea, between Saint Vincent and Grenada, that offer an escape to a world of pristine beaches, turquoise waters, and untouched natural beauty. The archipelago consists of about 600 islands and small islets that are perfect for sailing and surfing. With their unique blend of Caribbean charm and luxury, the Grenadines offer something for every type of traveller. From exploring coral reefs and swimming with sea turtles to indulging in gourmet cuisine and relaxing on secluded beaches, the Grenadines are the perfect destination for those seeking a luxurious yet authentic Caribbean experience. So why should you visit the Grenadines? The answer is simple – to discover a paradise that will leave you captivated and yearning for more. The area offers a tropical climate, breathtaking scenery, and plenty of water sports, fishing, and rum to enjoy.
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Your cruise in the Grenadines
Embark on an unforgettable Grenadines cruise aboard your own yacht and sail through the stunning Caribbean Sea, surrounded by turquoise waters and a chain of transnational islands. The Grenadines are geographically located in the Lesser Antilles and offer an unparalleled experience for you and your crew, including the skipper.
Explore the islands' numerous breathtaking beaches, bays, and impressive cities on your sailing journey. For instance, you can sail on a catamaran along the island coasts and make a stopover at Kingstown, the capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, during your week-long cruise. Here, you can enjoy the Saint Vincent Botanical Gardens or visit the Cathedral of St. George on Saint Vincent Island. Wallilabou Bay, situated on the west coast of Saint Vincent Island, is another must-visit destination as it was the filming location for the famous movie "Pirates of the Caribbean".
Another city worth visiting on your Caribbean Sea cruise is Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados. This colourful city offers a unique cultural experience for each person on board the yacht.
As your catamaran sets sail towards Petite Martinique, don't hesitate to ask the crew to show you the most beautiful spots on each island. Insider knowledge about the Caribbean islands is guaranteed, and you will surely have a memorable experience.
Book your boat now for an unforgettable Grenadines cruise in the Caribbean. Each person aboard your yacht is sure to have a dream week exploring the islands, including Petite Martinique and Saint Vincent.
Reasons to visit the Grenadines
Stunning Beaches: The Grenadines are home to some of the most beautiful and unspoiled beaches in the Caribbean. With crystal clear waters, soft sand, and picturesque surroundings, you'll never want to leave the beach.
Incredible Scenery: The islands of the Grenadines are known for their gorgeous scenery, with lush green hills, unique rock formations, and turquoise waters. Whether you're hiking, sailing, or just taking a leisurely stroll, you're sure to feel reinvigorated by the breathtaking views surrounding you.
Water Sports: With so many islands and crystal clear waters, the Grenadines are a water sports paradise. From snorkeling and diving to kayaking and windsurfing, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy and entertained.
Delicious Cuisine: The Grenadines are home to a unique blend of Caribbean, African, and European cultures, resulting in diverse and delicious cuisine. From fresh seafood to local specialities, you'll be in foodie heaven.
Rich Culture and History: The Grenadines have a fascinating history, with influences from the Carib Indians, African slaves, French settlers, and British colonizers. You can learn about the islands' past by visiting historical sites, museums, and cultural events.
How to get to your charter:
There are several ways to get to a charter or boat in the Grenadines, including:
Fly to one of the airports in the region, such as E. T. Joshua Airport in St. Vincent or Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados, and then take a connecting flight or ferry to the Grenadines.
Or take a direct flight to one of the smaller airports in the Grenadines, such as Union Island or Canouan Island.
Also possible for your trip: take a ferry from mainland St. Vincent to the Grenadines in the Caribbean. Arrange a transfer from your hotel or resort on one of the larger islands in the region to the charter or boat.
Great marinas to spend your nights:
The Grenadines offer a plethora of marinas for boaters to dock their ships and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. After a long day of sailing, moor at one of the Grenadines' many marinas and discover what each location has to offer. After looking around, you can wind down on the deck of the ship before heading to your cabin for a peaceful sleep for the night. Here are some of the best marinas in the Grenadines:
- Blue Lagoon Marina: Located on the south coast of Saint Vincent, Blue Lagoon Marina is one of the most popular marinas in the Grenadines. It offers a wide range of facilities, including restaurants, bars, a swimming pool, a hotel, and a yacht club.
- Port Louis Marina: This state-of-the-art marina is located in St. George's, Grenada, and is one of the newest and most modern marinas in the Caribbean. This deluxe marina features a wide range of facilities, including a chandlery, a restaurant, a pool, and a gym.
- Canouan Marina: Canouan Marina is located on the island of Canouan in the Grenadines and offers a luxurious and exclusive experience for boaters. The marina features a range of high-end facilities, including a spa, a fitness centre, and a golf course.
- Clifton Harbour: Located on the island of Union Island, Clifton Harbour is a popular stopping point for sailors on their way to and from the Tobago Cays. The marina offers a range of facilities, including restaurants, bars, and a small market.
Discover the Grenadines from a new perspective aboard a catamaran cruise
Come aboard a catamaran and discover the joys of sailing alongside a skipper for an unforgettable cruise in the Caribbean!
The Grenadines archipelago is a paradise for travellers. You will sail from island to island and swim in idyllic sites such as Mayreau Island and Tobago Cays.
During dinner aboard the boat, you catch the fantastic view of the sun setting over the islands of the Grenadines archipelago. At night, you will fall asleep in your private cabin to the sound of the lapping water.
After a good night's sleep, you will dive into the water from the boat's deck before setting sail for the next island; you will enjoy a delicious breakfast on the deck.
The best islands to visit:
The Grenadines offer a plethora of beautiful islands, each with its own unique charm and appeal. Some of the most popular islands in the Grenadines include:
- Bequia: Known for its stunning beaches, lively local culture, and relaxed vibe, Bequia is a favourite among travellers.
- Mustique: This exclusive island is home to luxurious resorts, private villas, and beautiful beaches. It is a popular destination for celebrities and the elite.
- Canouan: Known for its world-class resorts and spectacular beaches, Canouan is a popular destination for those seeking a luxurious getaway.
- Tobago Cays: The Tobago Cays are renowned for their crystal-clear waters, white sandy beaches, and spectacular coral reefs, which make them a popular destination for snorkeling and diving. The Tobago Cays Marine Park is a protected area that encompasses the five small islands of Petit Rameau, Petit Bateau, Baradal, Jamesby, and the uninhabited World's End.
- Union Island: With its vibrant local culture and beautiful scenery, Union Island is a popular destination for travellers seeking an authentic Caribbean experience.
- Petit St. Vincent: This secluded island offers privacy, luxury, and stunning natural beauty, making it a favourite among honeymooners and those seeking a romantic getaway.
Sailing conditions and climate in the Caribbean
Sailing in the Caribbean is comparatively demanding, yet this area is considered particularly popular on the water. Every island of the Antillean Arc invites you to sail and offers excellent conditions for a trip in the Caribbean. Every skipper or person on the catamaran should have enough experience in sailing for your cruise because, despite the constant and ideal trade wind for your trip, you should expect very long distances for sailing during your week on the catamaran or yacht. Plan enough time per stopover during your week of vacation, ideally one to several days. In addition, pay attention to the shallow water depths per cruise - these make navigating your sailing yacht even more difficult.
Nevertheless, vacation dreams come true in the Caribbean: white sandy beaches, turquoise crystal clear water and summer temperatures are guaranteed here! Year-round temperatures of 25-30 degrees Celsius prevail here. This tropical climate is perfect for your next cruise in winter! So enjoy relaxing summer hours on the beach or make a trip to one of the beautiful bays during your cruise or during your stay on an island - your skipper will show you the most beautiful places and drive you on board your yacht over the turquoise blue water of the Caribbean! This way, you can really enjoy your trip!
The best time to go sailing in the Grenadines:
Whatever your travel dates, the Grenadines archipelago enjoys a pleasant climate for catamaran cruises all year round.
The best time to go sailing in the Grenadines is typically between December and May, which is the dry season and when temperatures are most comfortable.
During this period, you can expect clear blue skies, calm waters, and a consistent easterly trade wind that makes for great sailing conditions. The average temperature during this period is around 27°C, with the water temperature hovering around 25°C.
If you're planning to go sailing during the rainy season (June to November), you should be prepared for more variable weather conditions and the possibility of tropical storms or hurricanes. However, this period can also offer some excellent sailing opportunities, with fewer crowds and lower prices for charters and accommodations.
Which Grenadines yacht cruise is right for you?
Are you planning a group trip? It's best to book a private cruise. You will share the price of such a cruise and the services of a crew with a skipper for the price of a cabin.
For two people, choose a cabin cruise. You can book private cabins aboard a catamaran alongside other guests and enjoy a trip to the Grenadines for the price of a single cabin.
From Le Marin in Martinique, cabin cruises include lunch and/or dinner on board the catamaran. The privatised cruises sometimes have lunch or dinner as an option.
For the comfort of our travellers, cabin cruises and private cruises include a crew with a skipper and hostess who ensure the navigation on board the catamaran.
GlobeSailor is here to help you plan the perfect cruise in the Caribbean
Our dedicated team of booking advisors is at your service before departure, during your cruise, and after you return from your Grenadines trip. We offer guests who have booked with us a five-star luxury service to ensure they are fully satisfied with their trip. We offer passengers a concierge service, a flight booking service and an accommodation service, meaning guests are fully taken care of from the moment they book their cruise until after departure.
How does a cabin cruise work?
Cabin cruises offer complete comfort and luxury, and with a huge variety of charters available to book, you will certainly find the ideal cruise for your week (or more!) in the Grenadines.
We offer many ships and cruises to guests who wish to travel here. Whether you wish to spend your days lazily cruising along the coast, relaxing on the ship's deck, or exploring the coastline's many destinations, we have a package to suit any person! A cabin cruise is a luxury experience as it includes all the comforts on board at our price.
Our skipper and crew shall take care of the itinerary during your cruising days, freeing you from worry and stress as they offer you exceptional luxury service. A skipper chooses the best route for sailing, and the other crew members remain at your disposal to take care of all the essential details (no matter how small!) onboard and in your cabins to make your trip outstanding. Booking a cabin on a sailing cruise can be a great way to meet new people and make friends while exploring the area and on the ship's deck.
The crew will prepare food daily with traditional gastronomic flavours of the Caribbean included in the full board. You shall also benefit from the luxury of the hostess regularly cleaning the common area of the cruise ship.
Your skipper will bring you to the most beautiful places in the Caribbean! Enjoy the view as you cruise the sea, sit on the deck, read a great book, or ask the crew for some sailing tips! In the skipper's free time, they will happily help you brush up on your sailing knowledge. Or rest in your air-conditioned cabins onboard the ship or in the catamaran saloon. The ship offers you plenty of space and comfort, so you can retire to your cabins anytime and have a moment away from the other guests on the boat.
Book your Cabin Cruise in the Grenadines now
We have many cruises available for your group: sailboat, catamaran or gulet in a private cabin or suite with board and excursions included. A sailing trip to the Grenadines is one of our most demanded cabin cruises and receives rave reviews yearly. Even if you are not an expert in navigation, a cabin cruise includes the experience of living closely with the ins and outs of crewing the ship for the week.
If your ideal vacation day consists of relaxing on the deck of a ship in the sun, then a GlobeSailor cruise is the thing for you! The cruise price may often seem higher than usual, but this includes a paid skipper and crew to take care of all your cruise needs. Under the care of a professional skipper, the yacht or catamaran will be managed expertly. Allowing cabin cruise passengers to fully focus on discovering some of the many best destinations in the area. Cruises with a skipper are also an opportunity to visit their itinerary's many places of interest. Each stop during the cruise at one of the ports offers many sightseeing or relaxation activities, allowing you to make the most of your trip! So don't worry about how many days your cruise lasts because the itinerary is designed so that no places of interest are missed!
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