Nicknamed “The Spice Isle,” Grenada has far more to offer than just sandy white beaches. It’s actually made up of several small islands, and they are located southwest of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and northeast of Trinidad and Tobago.yacht search
Your Grenada one week sailing itinesrary starts at midday. After a comprehensive chart and yacht briefing depart True Blue Bay and sail around to St George’s passing Grand Anse beach. Anchor off or enjoy the luxury of a berth at Port Louis Marina and dinner at the restaurant.
An exhilarating day sail to Tyrrel Bay, Carriacou. Anchor amongst the local fishing boats and enjoy a stroll and drink ashore at one of the many rum shops, or try the floating bar in the middle of the bay! Dine on board orashore at one of the small restaurants on the water’s edge.
Breakfast and swim at Sandy Island, a stunning stretch of sand with no more than half a dozen palm trees. Watch the pelicans performing aerobatics around your boat as you eat. After breakfast and a snorkel, sail over to Union Island to briefly complete customs formalities and then continue north for a short distance to Mayreau. Drop anchor at Saltwhistle Bay, definitely one of the all-time most beautiful anchorages –a perfect horseshoe-shaped palm-fringed beach. You could eat ashore tonight at the resort (dining Flintstones style on rock tables with little thatch roofs).
Take an early morning stroll to the top of Mayreau and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding islands. Afterward it’s an hour’s sail to the Tobago Cays. Simply spectacular! Just off the little island of Baradel is an area cordoned off for turtles to feed, and it’s an incredible experience to get close and swim with these remarkable animals. Dine aboard under the stars after spending the day snorkeling and exploring the beaches of the cays.
After a leisurely breakfast, sail back to Union and head for Chatham Bay on the west side of the island, a beautiful deserted bay surrounded by hills. You could organize a beach barbeque with a local fisherman cooking freshly caught lobster –perfect Caribbean dining.
Cruise over to Mopion, a perfect circle of sand in the turquoise waters with a coconut thatch for shelter. After a snorkel and lunch sail thevery short distance to Petit St Vincent, an exclusive private island resort with an excellent restaurant.
Sail back to Grenada; make a stop at Isle de Ronde for lunch and a swim on the way. Head for Prickly Bay or Clarkes Court Bay on the south coast of Grenada. Enjoy the last night dinner on board or book into one of the many local restaurants.
Enjoy a leisurely sail back around to True Blue Bay for a noon finish to your Grenada one week sailing itinerary.