About The Grenadines | Luxury Villa Rental
One destination, 32 gorgeous islands.
A chain of islands nestled deep within the azure seas of the Caribbean. Uncluttered, peaceful, unique in their characteristics and the playground of the knowledgable. From the exclusivity of Canouan Island and Mustique, to the rustic charm of Bequia, the Grenadines are the ideal choice for luxury villa rental. St Vincent is the largest of the islands, home to the capital of Kingstown - this lively little town is home to a wealth of history and is still locked in its cultural roots with cobbles streets and busy locals.
From St. Vincent's lush tropical rainforest full of eco-adventures, to the idyllic beaches, coral reefs and turquoise lagoons of Canouan, the Grenadines are a tropical paradise for yachting, scuba diving, enjoying nature, and relaxing in luxurious hideaways. Our Grenadine island villas mirror this and are sincerely spectacular.
Its name makes it sound like a late 50s rock 'n' roll band, but St Vincent And The Grenadines has some of the most desirable and secluded beachfront on the planet. St Vincent itself, with its huge volcano La Soufriere, accounts for much of the country's landmass, yet it is the 30 or so islets that stream away to the south, almost like a tail, that call to most holidaymakers. Here are famous Caribbean gems - Bequia, Canouan, Mustique - and others less known. The 135-acre Palm Island is so removed from the beaten track that it can only be reached by boat from next-door Union Island. Paradise.
Our St Vincent and the Grenadines map shows how extensive these beautiful islands are and how many Grenadine islands there are to discover.
FACTS ABOUT THE GRENADINES...
Saint Vincent and The Grenadines offer some of the most luxurious villas in the world and has many famous residents who own their own luxury villa, making it the perfect destination for your tropical retreat. Canouan in particular boasts the most beautiful views and the most luxuious properties.
- VISAS & ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE GRENADINES
Most visitors (Non-Nationals) to St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) are not required to apply in advance for an Entry Visa, providing they satisfy immigration officials on arrival that they are a genuine visitor to the country.
- DEPARTURE TAX FROM THE GRENADINES
A Passenger Departure Tax of EC$40.00 must be paid at immigration (airport) when leaving St. Vincent and the Grenadines by air. Passengers who are in transit for less than 24 hours may leave the airport without having to pay the departure tax.
- LANGUAGE IN THE GRENADINES
- LOCAL TIME IN THE GRENADINES
St Vincent & The Grenadines is part of the Eastern Caribbean Time Zone (UTC) which is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
- GETTING AROUND THE GRENADINES
Getting around St. Vincent and the Grenadines is easy. One of the fastest and economical ways to get around the island of St. Vincent is by bus. For superior comfort, a number of air conditioned taxis are available. Rental cars and motor cycles can also be hired from a number of operators. Check here for more information. Driving is on the LEFT.
- ELECTRICAL STANDARDS IN THE GRENADINES
Saint Vincent and The Grenadines uses the 220-240 volt system.
- CURRENCY OF THE GRENADINES
The unit of currency in Saint Vincent and The Grenadines is the East Caribbean Dollar, which is linked to the US$. The official exchange rate is ECD$2.7 = USD$1.00.
- CREDIT CARDS IN THE GRENADINES
Most restaurants do encourage and accept credit cards. Travellers cheques in US, UK and Canadian funds are also cashable at many retail outlets. There are many regional and international banks, which have ATMs that will accept major credit cards and dispense local currency based on the current exchange rate.
- WATER IN THE GRENADINES
The water in Saint Vincent and The Grenadines is perfectly safe to drink.
- POPULATION OF THE GRENADINES
The St Vincent and the Grenadines population is about 120,000.
- SUNRISE + SUNSET IN THE GRENADINES
The sun in The Grenadines rises at about 5:55am and sets at approximately 6:25pm all year around.
- COMMUNICATIONS IN THE GRENADINES
The area code for The Grenadines is 784. You dial this ths code just like you would do for any other international area code.
- CAPITAL OF THE GRENADINES
The St Vincent and the Grenadines capital is Kingstown
- USEFUL NUMBERS FOR THE GRENADINES
Milton Cato Memorial Hospital: (784) 456-1185
St Vincent and the Grenadines Tourist Office: (784) 457 1502