St Vincent and the Grenadines

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About St Vincent and the Grenadines

St Vincent and the Grenadines are a combination of two very different sorts of islands: St Vincent is a typically lush and mountainous Windward island and the Grenadines are a string of smaller, drier lower islands including Bequia and Mustique running down towards Grenada. When it comes to the best places to stay in St Vincent and the Grenadines, the smaller islands have more beach break style villas and hotels and St Vincent is loved by sailors.

Things not to miss:

  • Dive or snorkel at the Tobago Cays.
  • Charter a boat and spend a day island hopping.
  • Make a trip to St Vincent and marvel at its volcanic peaks.
  • Stroll through the tropical delight that it St Vincent's Botanical Gardens.
  • Wander through the hitoric Kingstown.

The Hotel Guru's pick of the best places to stay in St Vincent and the Grenadines range from value chic to the serious luxury.

For a special occasion

  • The Cotton House Hotel is a boutique-style beach hotel set amongst palm trees on white sand in the classic French West Indies style. Rooms, suites and villas are romantically styled with beautiful sea views, and there's a full service spa as well as a fabulous seafood restaurant.
  • Firefly is a lively, five room hotel with views over the Caribbean. Boutique in style, the hotel has a popular local restaurant and Martini bar.

For great value

  • The Bequia Beach Hotel in Friendship, Bequia, is a chic collection of rooms, suites and villas surrounded by coconut groves and opening out onto a lovely beach. Expect colonial Caribbean decor with two pools and two restaurants, and all starting from just £74 per night.

For beach chic

  • Young Island is a tropical paradise on a 36 acre island filled with coconut groves, mango trees, and surrounded by white sand beaches. Deluxe cottages are casual chic with private balconies, some with private pools, and all the mod cons.

    For a private island experience

    • Petit St Vincent on Petit St Vincent, is a stunning collection of stone, beach-front cottages surrounded by two miles of pristine white beach. Chic and relaxing, this island has everything you need and more!

    For an apartment or beach house

    • If you're travelling with family or a group of friends it may be a better option to book a villa or apartment. For a wide range of properties for all tastes and budgets we recommend you visit our online partner Booking.com.

    Travel Information

    • St Vincent and the Grenadines is serviced by Argyll International Airport.
    • The islands have a year round temperature ranging from 25 to 30 degrees. It's best to avoid visiting from June to September because of heavy rains and the chance of hurricanes.
    • If you plan to hire a car, we recommend you visit our online partner Rentalcars.

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      Best Hotels in St Vincent and the Grenadines

      • Tenuta Chatham Bay Union Island, St Vincent and the Grenadines 6 rooms from £131

        All inclusive  -  Generous policy includes a la carte breakfast, lunch, dinner, beers, wines and spirits throughout the day until 10pm
        Beach Life  -  The untouched beach has a private feel. With only six cottages, you have it almost to yourself
        Hideaway  -  The remote location will appeal to those after an authentic experience
        Sights nearby  -  Visit nearby Clifton to experience typical Caribbean village brimming with laid-back charm
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        Shabby-chic beachfront property surrounded by lush vegetation on the quiet side of Union Island. Robinson Crusoe-style cottages located on the sand come with four-poster beds and floor-to-ceiling windows. An all-inclusive resort in a pristine natural setting with a charming rustic feel. See More

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      • Sugar Reef Bequia 8 rooms from £181

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        Romantic Break  -  This secluded adults only spot offers guests privacy, comfort, a spectacular coconut fringed beach and excellent cocktails
        Birdwatching  -  The jungle is filled with a plethora of tropical birds, make sure to bring birdguide book
        Great walks  -  Right next door you will find a 600 acre government-owned tropical Caribbean forest
        Hotel Entertainment  -  We recommend lounging on the beach, dipping in the water and sipping on rum punch
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        A secluded adults only hotel on the stunning coast of Bequia. Some features date back to 18th century settlements, though the style was crystallised in the 1960s and hasn't changed much since. With an unbeatable location, rustic elegance and authentic Caribbean vibes it's a perfect beach getaway. See More

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      • Spring Hotel Port Elizabeth, Bequia 17 rooms from £150

        Families  -  Children are very welcome. Well-designed room options, plenty of equipment and babysitting services ensure all needs are met
        Total relaxation  -  Wonderful base to either explore the island or simply enjoy sea views while you relax by the pool
        Sailing  -  Explore the area with a full day excursion to Tobago Cays, Mustique or St Vincent’s Leeward Coast
        Swimming Pool  -  40ft swimming pool with statement bridge and adjacent hot tub Jacuzzi are the hub of the resort
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        A well-run family-friendly resort with fantastic sea views. Impressive facilities include an outdoor pool, hot tub, restaurant, bar, library, and open-air games room. Rooms & suites with tropical decor feature wooden four-posters and spacious verandas. Ticks all boxes for a tropical island getaway. See More

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      • Gingerbread Hotel Bequia 7 rooms from £175

        Views  -  Located directly on the water, enjoy incredible sea views from the cafe, gardens, rooms and verandas
        Local exploring  -  Situated on Belmont Walkway, both Port Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Beach are walking distance
        Families  -  Family Garden Suite is ideal for up to four people. Children under 5 stay free
        Diving  -  Walk a few metres along the property's jetty to the nearest dive shop before heading out on your underwater adventure
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        Family friendly waterfront property situated within leafy gardens in Port Elizabeth. Spacious suites with tropical decor combine romantic four-poster beds, plantation shutters and large verandas with sea views. There's an outdoor cafe for breakfast & lunch, plus tennis court, spa and beach close by. See More

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      • Firefly Bequia Plantation Crescent Beach, Bequia 6 rooms from £176

        Beach Life  -  It's a charming five min walk through plantation grounds to the hotel's beach. They'll pack you drinks, snacks, chairs & towels
        Total relaxation  -  Head to the beach for a morning swim and spend lazy afternoons by the hotel's pool and bar - the vibe here is chilled
        Groups  -  Located on the beach, the very cool self-catering Paradise Villa boasts four bedrooms and private swimming pool
        Romantic Break  -  Romantic rooms feature whimsical four-poster beds with private balconies offering views for miles
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        Airy rooms, cottage and villa with a tropical feel nestled within historic plantation minutes from the beach. The main building houses a restaurant, bar and large pool that look over the grounds and the sea beyond. Groups will love the comfortable self-catering cottage & sleek beachfront pool villa. See More

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      • Tamarind Beach Hotel Canouan Island, St Vincent and the Grenadines 40 rooms from £180

        Beach Life  -  Canouan is known for its stunning white sand coastline; soak it all up from the hotel's beachfront rooms, restaurants and spa
        Romantic Break  -  For a special stay book one of the suites with their amazing sea views, fluffy robes and plantation shutters
        Great walks  -  Head out on a guided hike to the top of Mount Royal for views over neighbouring Grenadine Islands and beyond
        Spa  -  Full-service spa offers wide range of relaxing massages, spoiling treatments and extensive beauty services
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        Four-star beach resort with dreamy location surrounded by tropical forest and overlooking an exclusive white sand beach. Classic island-inspired decor includes white linens and rattan furniture while a range of eateries offer lively evenings or romantic dinners. Affordable Caribbean luxury. See More

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      • Bequia Beach Hotel Friendship, St Vincent and the Grenadines 57 rooms from £195

        Foodies  -  Blue Tropic and Bagatelle are both fantastic restaurants.
        Spa breaks  -  Excellent spa facilities.
        Views  -  Sea views all around.
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        A chic spot on Bequia island. A collection of rooms, suites and villas surrounded by coconut groves and nestled directly on the beach. Gorgeous boutique colonial Caribbean interiors have an eclectic mix of decoration. Swimming pools, two excellent restaurants, and a top of the range spa. See More

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      • The Liming Friendship, Bequia 13 rooms from £229

        Families  -  Five-bedroom Gingerlily Mansion comes with kitchen, media room, living / dining area, fresh water pool and plunge pool
        Hideaway  -  Located on a remote beach, on a tiny island, within a range of tiny islands, this is a real desert island hideaway
        Total relaxation  -  Liming translates to mean 'relaxation'; stay here to just do that. Soak up the sea, sand and starry skies
        Views  -  Look out over sparkling blue seas and perfect white sandy beaches from the entirety of the resort
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        Recommended by  -  Small Luxury Hotels, Tablet

        Secluded beach-front resort. Spread over well-kept gardens, suites and 1-5 bedroom villas all feature private infinity pools or hot tubs. Fresh decor and contemporary furnishings blend white tones with nautical colour pops. Enjoy the restaurant, bar, pool & epic sea views. Tranquil beach paradise. See More

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      • Bequia Plantation Hotel Bequia 11 rooms from £234

        Romantic Break  -  Relaxing, strolling along the beach and watching the sunset all make this hotel perfect for a romantic getaway
        Back to Nature  -  The hotel is in a secluded and remote location, surrounded by beach and gardens
        Beach Life  -  The beach is a stone's throw from each of the rooms and suites
        Great walks  -  Hike up Ma Peggy Rock, Bequia's highest point, for panoramic views of the island
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        Overlooking the Caribbean Sea, this vibrant beachfront offers the ultimate escape. Enjoy sea views from the rooms, while the suites and villas are nestled throughout the lush orchards next to the beach. Go hiking or visit the turtle sanctuary before enjoying dishes prepared with local ingredients. See More

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      • Blue Lagoon Hotel & Marina Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines 19 rooms from £235

        Active Holiday  -  Good spot for those after holidays filled with water-based activities: stay for sailing, diving, snorkelling and watersports
        Sailing  -  Full service Marina is home to 20 slips including 4 alongside berths. Charter a yacht for a full-day sailing adventure
        Families  -  Children under 16 stay free when sharing rooms with their parents making for great-value family vacations
        Swimming Pool  -  Palm tree-lined pool features idyllic draped sun loungers and thatched seating area, ideal for whiling away relaxing afternoons
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        A waterfront compound in a sheltered bay comprising of a quaint boutique hotel, restaurants, shops, a bar & a dive centre. In addition to a tropical pool, the range of bright colourful rooms with extra beds & small kitchenettes are family-friendly. A laid-back base with warm Caribbean hospitality. See More

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      • Young Island St Vincent and the Grenadines from £350

        Foodies  -  Four course dinners are prepared every night by award-winning chefs.
        Active Holiday  -  Watersports in abundance.
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        Recommended by  -  Fodors

        A tropical paradise on a 36 acre island filled with coconut groves, mango trees, and surrounded by white sand beaches. Deluxe cottages are casual chic with private balconies, some with private pools, and all the mod cons, some sleep four. Watersports and relaxation in abundance. Romantic, relaxing. See More

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      • Firefly St Vincent and the Grenadines 7 rooms from £386

        Views  -  Stunning ocean views.
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        Recommended by  -  Kiwi Collection, Fodors

        A lively hotel with just seven rooms set in the hills overlooking the Caribbean sea. Boutique suites have four poster beds and sophisticated decoration. Lagoon-style swimming pool, iconic Martini bar, and a popular restaurant that uses all local produce. Romantic, luxurious, very cool. See More

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      • Cotton House Hotel Mustique 20 rooms from £527

        Barefoot Luxury  -  White sands, azure blue landscapes, and luxuriously styled amenities.
        Foodies  -  The Verandah serves fabulous fresh fish and seafood.
        Spa breaks  -  'Alchemy for mind, body, and soul'.
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        A luxury beach boutique set on white sands amongst green palms. A French West Indies style white building with a Caribbean twist. Romantic rooms, suites, and a two-bedroom villa have four poster beds, balconies, and azure sea views. Full service spa, fabulous seafood restaurant, pool, and beach bar. See More

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      • Palm Island Resort & Spa St Vincent and the Grenadines 43 rooms from £578

        All inclusive  -  Comprehensive policy includes return transfers, all food and drinks, resort activities and entertainment, minibar & yoga classes
        Total relaxation  -  The place to simply sit back and relax; generous all-inclusive policy means there's nothing to worry about while you're there
        Honeymoons  -  Ideal honeymoon material; enjoy romantic sunsets, private beachfront dining experiences and couples' massages
        Beach Life  -  Definition of private island paradise with endless stretches of palm-fringed beach and warm tropical seas
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        Private island all-inclusive resort surrounded by sublime aquamarine sea. Spend idyllic days hopping between five white sand beaches, a sea-facing spa and restaurants on the water's edge. Laid-back but polished rooms, suites and villas boast incredible views. Castaway chic designed for couples. See More

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      • Canouan Estate Resort & Villas Canouan Island, St Vincent and the Grenadines 28 rooms from £640

        Families  -  Incredibly spacious 3 - 6 bedroom villas offer ideal family accomodation; enjoy unbelievable views, private pools & living areas
        Beach Life  -  L'Ance Guyac beach offers an untouched spot surrounded by nature while sheltered Shell Beach offers a classic Caribbean setting
        Views  -  Due to the estate's location, the resort boasts views over both Atlantic and Caribbean seas, plus both sunset and sunrise
        Weddings  -  The resort's historic chapel dates from 1700; it was bought over from England and lovingly reassembled stone by stone
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        Deluxe tropical island resort spread over 1,200 acres. Made up of opulent suites, private villas and residences, four beaches, complimentary kids club, varied dining open-air dining options and award-winning golf course mean there's something for everyone. Designed for families, young and old. See More

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      • Mandarin Oriental Canouan Canouan, St Vincent and the Grenadines 59 rooms from £1015

        Families  -  Spacious suites and villas, impromptu tortoise safaris from the staff, plus pools and beach — the resort is perfect for families
        Romantic Break  -  Picnic on the sand, amble along a nature trail, have a cookery lesson, or just chill on the beach with your significant other
        Spa  -  The spa is a retreat for body and soul with an extensive range of treatments, facials and therapies using ESPA products
        Luxury  -  Dedicated butler service for every guest
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        Recommended by  -  Kiwi Collection

        A remote island hideaway set on idyllic Canouan. Comprising a collection of colonial-style suites and luxurious Italian designed hillside villas each with plunge pool. With 5 restaurants and bars, a spa, golf course, tennis and water-sports — this is an idyllic property for couples or families. See More

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      • Petit St Vincent St Vincent and the Grenadines from £1054

        Beach Life  -  The island is completely surrounded by two miles of pristine white beaches.
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        Recommended by  -  Small Luxury Hotels, Great Small Hotels , CN Traveller, Fodors

        A stunning collection of stone beach cottages on a private island and surrounded by two miles of pristine white beaches. Chic rooms have light stone walls, wooden beams, and big verandahs for dining or relaxing. Tennis court, massages, hiking, sunbathing, babysitting on request. Total calm. See More

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