St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a southern Caribbean nation comprising of a main island, St. Vincent, and a chain of smaller islands. With yacht-filled harbours, chic private isles and volcanic landscapes, it’s known for its major sailing destinations such as reef-lined Bequia Island off Admiralty Bay, bordered by white-sand beaches such as Princess Margaret Beach.
There are over 32 islands and cays that make up St Vincent and the Grenadines; of these, nine are inhabited. The main island is home to the capital, Kingstown, a major port city for the Caribbean Island chain.
In Kingstown, the capital city of St. Vincent there is plenty to do from visiting the bustling market, explore the winding streets, meet local artisans and take in the centuries of colonial architecture.
St Vincent and the Grenadines is a one-of-a-kind getaway spot that everyone must see once in their lifetimes.
Young Island Resort, which is located only 200 yards south of mainland St. Vincent, just a short 4-minute launch ride away from the mainland in waters, which are very calm, is a privately-owned luxury resort.
The island consists of 12.6 acres of tropical hillside surrounded by a white sandy beach and Caribbean ocean. Its white sandy beach is considered the best on St. Vincent,
The spectacular island location offers its guests, privacy and seclusion in the private cottages amongst natural peace and quiet. There are only 29 private guest cottages scattered around the island, primarily upon gentle sloping hillsides overlooking the ocean. Young Island Resort, which maintains a staff to guest ratio of 3:1, is ranked #1 of 16 hotels in St. Vincent.
Immediately south of Young Island, less than 55 metres from the island, stands Fort Duvernette (also known as rock fort) which was built in the 1790s. Its partially carved out of a 60-meter conical rocky outcropping with guns sitting on top of this volcanic plug.