The Windward Islands are the perfect destination for those wishing to explore gorgeous Caribbean beaches, bays and impressive volcanoes amongst a fascinating mix of cultures. Dive in the stunning reefs, sail to exclusive white sand, clear blue water beaches or simply dock in Marigot, the most beautiful bay in the Caribbean.
Below is a sample 7-day yachting itinerary in Windward Islands. Enjoy.
Board your yacht in Castries, the capital city of St. Lucia, and cruise to nearby Marigot, described as the most beautiful bay in the Caribbean. After lunch in the bay, head to the twin volcanic peaks of Pitons.
Depart at dawn cruise to the island of Bequia. The lush hills are much lower than the peaks of Saint Vincent and it boasts white sand beaches and clear blue water, perfect for snorkeling, diving and other water sports.
After a relaxing morning in Bequia, depart for the volcanic Union Island, one of the smallest inhabited Caribbean islands. Spend the afternoon relaxing on the white sandy beaches underneath idyllic palms or swimming in the clear waters and anchor offshore for the night.
Take a short cruise to Tabago Cays to explore the cluster of uninhabited islands, protected by the famous “horseshoe reef”. With its pristine shorelines, the islands boasts superb snorkeling and some of the finest diving in the Caribbean.
Depart midmorning for Mustique, a secluded 1,400- acre island surrounded by beaches of pure white sand. It’s a private retreat for barefoot luxury visitors and a peaceful setting where guests can rest, recuperate and indulge. Horseback riding and hiking trails are abundant on the island.
Depart at noon to Young Island > the perfect place to leave the world behind. It’s located just 200 yards from the shores of Saint Vincent and comprises 35 acres of lush tropical vegetation. You’ll be able to have the beaches to yourselves for a truly out of this world experience.
Depart Young Island and cruise up the beautiful coast of Saint Vincent back to the St. Lucia. Make your way on land to visit the Soufrière volcano before returning to port in St. Lucia.