Posts in category The Grenadines

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 […]

OLD HEGG TURTLE SANCTUARY

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We at Handpicked Villas are full, square behind any form of wildlife conservation. The Caribbean is lush and wonderful due to its thriving flora and fauna populations, and this needs to be protected as the This is why when stories of such amazing people like Orton ‘Brother’ King surface, it is important to give our […]

THE OLD FORT

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In the quest to expand our ever growing family, we at Handpicked Villas are very proud to announce that in the next few months we will be representing a beautiful new selection of Handpicked Villas in Bequia, The Grenadines. Set in a fully restored Caribbean plantation, these beautiful suites are ideal for honeymooners, families and […]

SCUBA SENSATIONS!

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There is nothing more tranquil than the sound and the feel of the ocean. Particularly in the Caribbean where the warm waters wash over you and the tropical underwater delights enthral and amaze you. At the Canouan Scuba Center you can begin your sub-aquatic adventures, safe in the knowledge that they are experienced with complete […]

WATCH YOUR STEP

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Tortoises walk freely around Canouan, there are even crossings for them to stroll across. The laid back lifestyle of the island allows for them to roam care-free amongst the grass so watch your step!