Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine January 2019 - Page 618

GETTING TO ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES The Argyle International Airport replaced the E. T. Joshua Airport in February 2017. This airport services international flights as well as flights to and from the Grenadines and other Caribbean destinations. From the US American Airlines, US Airways, Delta, Air Jamaica, Jet Blue. From the UK British Airways, Virgin Atlantic From Europe Air France, Condor From Canada Air Canada, WestJet Canouan, Bequia, Mustique and Union Island all have airports with daily scheduled service and charter flights to and from St. Vincent. These airports are serviced by the Grenadine Air Alliance which includes SVG Air, Mustique Airways and Trans Island Air. Canouan has a jetport that is serviced by SVG Air. Visitors to St. Vincent & The Grenadines must be in possession of a valid passport and a return or onward ticket. Visas are required from nationals of The Dominican Republic, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, The People’s Republic of China, Iraq, Iran and Nigeria. T he Islands of St. Vincent & The Grenadines ST. VINCENT Experience exciting adventures, lush BEQUIA Nine miles to the south of St. YOUNG ISLAND This idyllic island hideaway is the perfect combination of luxurious tranquility and private charm. 30 guest cottages are available on this private island just 200 yards from St. Vincent’s southern shoreline. CANOUAN Located in the heart of the TOBAGO CAYS This Marine Park was established UNION ISLAND This island sits on some of natural beauty, friendly welcoming people, black sand beaches, world-class scuba diving and much more on this Caribbean gem. Vincent, this is the largest of the Grenadine islands where you’ll seven square miles of tropical beauty and 5,000 friendly inhabitants. Grenadines, this island is poised to become one of the most sought-after vacation destinations in the Caribbean. Luxury hotel, golf course, luxurious spa, marina and airport . . . to protect the ecosystem. It encompasses nine islands and all scuba divers must be accompanied by staff from a registered local dive operator or shop to access it. the best sailing waters in the world. Kitesurfing, hiking, turtle watching and treks including overnight camping . . . MUSTIQUE Stunning white sand, elegance and luxury awaits on this beguiling 1,400 acre island where you may just rub shoulders with the rich and famous. PETITE ST. VINCENT This small luxury PALM ISLAND is a 135-acre tropical paradise where an award winning ‘boutique resort’ has been harmoniously developed alongside an authentic nature reserve. Blessed with some of the finest beaches in the Grenadines, Palm Island is a rarely found, veritable sanctuary for regenerating a healthy body, mind and soul. island resort has won many awards and accolades. With 22 private cottages and villas scattered over its 113 acres of tropical hillsides, this lovely island is synonymous with elegantly comfortable relaxation and secluded peace. MAYREAU The Caribbean’s greatest escape! You’ll have to sail to get to this island but when you get there, you’ll never want to leave. With picture- postcard beaches and bays this is certainly the untouched Caribbean that is only spoken about in whispers! Click here for more information on getting to St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Photo Credit: Simons Images www.discoversvg.com