Monthly archives for March, 2014

GRENADA’S DEBUT CHOCOLATE FESTI...

GRENADA’S DEBUT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

As self-confessed chocoholics ourselves, when we learned of an event that combined the nutritional and emotional values of this luxury treat and one of the most beautiful locations in the Caribbean we were naturally VERY enthusiastic. Grenada has long earned its title of the Spice Isle of the Caribbean because of the vast selection of […]

10 PLACES IN THE CARIBBEAN YOU NEVER ...

10 PLACES IN THE CARIBBEAN YOU NEVER THOUGHT YOU COULD AFFORD

The Caribbean has long been a destination that many aspire to, the islands that inhabit people’s dreams for the ultimate escape. Imagine curling your toes into the silkiest of sands. Imagine letting the gin-coloured, warm waters lap at your feet. Imagine the tinkle of the steel drums, the beads of iced water casually rolling down […]

OUR 10 BEST BEACHES IN THE CARIBBEAN

OUR 10 BEST BEACHES IN THE CARIBBEAN

The Caribbean is well renowned for its idyllic sunsets, azure waters, laid-back atmosphere and most importantly its silky-soft sands. Thousands of visitors travel to these exquisite little islands each year to experience true relaxation, to take stock and reflect, and create memories that last a lifetime. Despite each island boasting its share of these unique […]

THE BEST MARKETS FOR TRAVEL FOODIES

THE BEST MARKETS FOR TRAVEL FOODIES

With many villas in the Caribbean offering self-catering visits with the option of a private cook, it’s useful to know that there are a plethora of home-grown markets for guests to explore local ingredients and sample the culinary delights of the tropics. BARBADOS Boasting a restaurant to suit every taste, a world renowned fish-fry in […]

BAREFOOT ON CANOUAN BEACHFRONT

BAREFOOT ON CANOUAN BEACHFRONT

Stroll barefoot along Canouans many glorious beaches – two bays of finest ivory sand embracing the turquoise hues of he ocean. Beyond the beach below translucent waters lies the vivid universe of one of the world’s largest coral reef’s – your to explore at leisure as you drift through warm, crystal-clear water. Small, deserted bays […]

EATING OUT IN CANOUAN

EATING OUT IN CANOUAN

Savour the opulence of world-class cuisine, which Canouan Resort is so justly famed for. Reward your palate with dazzling dining experiences, from the gourmet European haute cuisine to lively italian fare of La Piazza, from fresh-from-the-sea Caribbean specialities to trans-ethnic culinary creativity of Jambu’s, voted one of the most romantic restaurants in the Caribbean. Shell […]

WHAT TO DO IN CANOUAN

WHAT TO DO IN CANOUAN

Besides the stunning natural beauty of this island in The Grenadines, and the endless relaxation found on their picturesque beaches, there are a wide variety of activities and excursions to make your visit truly memorable. CANOUAN DIVE CENTER Canouan Dive Center offers scuba diving for all levels of experience, from complete beginner to the very experienced. […]

TYING THE KNOT IN CANOUAN

TYING THE KNOT IN CANOUAN

The perfect destination for your magical moment…a flawless gem within the Grenadines…   CEREMONY VENUES 17th Century Church Ceremony Use of venue and set up fee: from US$ 150 A romantic garland, dresses the entrance door: from US$ 120 Caribbean floral arrangements, decorate the courtyard: from US$ 300 (for 2 arrangements) Flower petals sprinkled in […]

MAKE YOUR WAY TO THE GRENADINES

MAKE YOUR WAY TO THE GRENADINES

Canouan is accessible by air through four major gateways – Barbados (55 min.), Grenada (20 min.), Martinique (60 min, and Mainland St. Vincent (15 min.) – with connection to Canouan Airport. The most frequent flights to Canouan Island are from Barbados on Grenadine Airways or Liat.com. Grenadine Airways flies once or twice daily to Canouan […]

THE BEST BEACHES IN GRENADA

THE BEST BEACHES IN GRENADA

Grenada has 45 white sand beaches and 9 black sand beaches. the Grand Anse Beach in Grenada and Anse La Roche Beach in Carriacou are some of the finest in the Caribbean. NORTH COAST PARISH OF SAINT PATRICK BATHWAY BEACH Part of an adjacent village with specialty shops and the distinctively agricultural surrounds of the […]