The 5 best St Vincent and Grenadines boat charter destinations

Would love to go on a sailing trip but want to avoid the usual places? Go somewhere new and explore St Vincent and Grenadines. This picturesque group of islands belongs to the virgin part of the Caribbean. Only 9 of the 32 are inhabited, out of which St Vincent is the largest island. Expect your eyes to feast on islands which have every shade of green on them, the virgin sandy beaches and pristine, turquoise water on which you sail through. You can select St Vincent and Grenadines boat charter options to visit these islands.

Here’s a list of the 5 best islands:

  1. St Vincent


The island for the nature lover, the eco-tourist, St Vincent is the largest of the Grenadine islands. It has no beach but has a volcano, Soufriere (St Lucia), which has been dormant since 1979. It is a great island if you love to explore and hike. The only way to go around the island is by boat as there aren’t any roads there. There are some great boat rental packages in St Vincent and Grenadines which you can check out.

  1. Mayreau


One of the perfect beaches of the Grenadine is on this island, called Saltwhistle Bay. The water is azure and the beach white; it can’t get better than that can it? Truly a paradise island, this is a must-stop-at destination and should be included in your boat rental packages in St Vincent and Grenadines. There’s a lovely Roman Catholic Church on top of Station Hill, and the view of Tobago Cays is to die for. There are some great local bars as well as a plush resort called the Saltwhistle Bay Club, so check out whatever catches your fancy!

  1. Tobago Cays


If you’ve watched Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest and been wondering where that gorgeous location was, you need to look no further. It also has some amazing snorkeling options. Tobago Cays should be in your must-visit St Vincent and Grenadines boat charter destination.

  1. Union


Union island is known for its peak, Mt Parnassus. The main town Clifton has an open air market, a fantastic gourmet store, and several restaurants and there’s a small bar on Happy Island which must be included in your boat rental packages in St Vincent and Grenadines; for it is the ideal place to watch the sunset.

  1. Mustique


Of the St Vincent and Grenadines boat charter destinations this one’s probably one of the best. Only the photo of this dreamy island soothes the soul, imagine how it would be like if you were actually there!  Furthermore, it is a popular getaway for many celebrities and has gorgeous houses and beautifully manicured lawns. Therefore it is a great place for celebrity spotting! There’s a lovely patisserie, the popular Basil’s Bar and a boutique resort, called Cotton House, which you must check out.

St Vincent and Grenadines boat charter options:

After looking at the destinations are you lusting to visit? There are some great sailboat rentals in St Vincent and Grenadines which you can avail. There are usually two types: crewed or bareboat (without crew).

Bareboat options:

  1. Monohulls

Large bareboat monohulls can fit up to 8 passengers with 3-4 cabins.

Price range: $2200-$6000 approx.

  1. Catamarans

You can get a large range of catamaran sailboat rentals in St Vincent and Grenadines.

They are the most popular St Vincent and Grenadines boat charter and Windward Islands option and they can easily fit between 6-10 passengers depending on the size.

Price range: $3700-$10,000 approx.

Crewed options:

The advantage of having a crew is that you can just relax and enjoy the trip while all your needs are taken care of by the excellent crew.

  1. Motor yachts

They run on motor obviously and therefore a motor yacht is a great option if you want to cover a larger area in a shorter time. They can accommodate between 6-12 guests depending on the size of the boat.

Prince range: $ 20000-$64000 approx.

  1. Monohulls

They can fit between 6-10 passengers and are the ideal option to experience these islands.

Price range: $ 1900-$7500 approx.

  1. Catamarans

Catamaran has two hulls. It is an ideal option for 8-10 passengers.

Price range: $4500-$8900 approx.

While the peak season is from December to April where visitors throng to these islands to escape winters, the ideal time to visit the islands is between May and June and in November if you want to avoid the crowd. The waters get choppy post-June. Choose whichever St Vincent and Grenadines boat charter options that suit you. Get your friends/ family together and go cruising to paradise this year!



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