Lush Spice Island

Explore some of the world’s most pristine black and white sand beaches, colourful coral reefs, lush rainforests and sensational diving on a bareboat sailing holiday in Grenada.

Enjoy the perfect blend of blue water cruising and short island hops between the exotic Grenadine islands, from the Caribbean culture of St. George to the world-famous diving of Tobago Cays. The Spice Island is the perfect place to start your sailing holiday in the Windward Islands.

Grenada itinerary

7
Days

Highlights

  • Sheltered island cruising
  • Exciting blue water sailing
  • Deserted cays and sandy shores
  • St. George’s picturesque harbour
  • Snorkel or dive famous Tobago Cays
  • Dragon Bay’s underwater sculpture park
Day 1

Port Louis Marina to Dragon Bay

The day's sailing

0.5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Diving Diving
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming

Your Grenada bareboat itinerary starts at our base in Port Louis Marina. From here you’ll glide north along Grenada’s lush coastline to Dragon Bay, one of the island’s protected marine areas. Dragon Bay’s colourful reef is known for diving and snorkelling, or if you prefer to stay onshore just relax on the pretty beach with a good book.

Discover Dragon Bay

Underwater sculpture park

Dive Dragon Bay to discover an incredible underwater sculpture park populated by beautiful, captivating artwork.

Day 2

Dragon Bay to Tyrell Bay

The day's sailing

6 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Diving Diving
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming

Today you’ll enjoy your first spell of adventurous sailing. Head north from Dragon Bay, keeping the coast of Grenada on your starboard side and passing tiny Ronde Island. Continue north until you reach Tyrell Bay on Carriacou. Moor or anchor in the bay and head beneath the waves to see golden moray eels, nurse sharks and turtles swimming along the magnificent corals.

Discover Tyrell Bay

Stunning Caribbean beaches

Explore the beaches Carriacou is known for. Paradise Beach in Hillsboro Bay and Sandy Island, a marine preserve, are perfect for snorkelling, diving or just relaxing.

Suggested lunch spots

With crystal clear waters humming with abundant sea life, coral-encrusted canyons and a swim-through cave, the tiny private Ile de Ronde is perfect for a lunch stop.

Day 3

Tyrell Bay to Salt Whistle Bay

The day's sailing

3 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Diving Diving
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming

Today you’ll continue your bareboat itinerary in the Grenadines, heading for the northern tip of Mayreau, one of the smallest islands in the chain. Drop anchor in Salt Whistle Bay and head ashore. Hike to the top of the hill for breathtaking views from the Catholic Church or relax on the white sand beach.

Discover Salt Whistle Bay

Dine on Caribbean lobsters

Tuck into a tempting lobster barbecue on the beach at Salt Whistle Bay. Caribbean lobsters are abundant and irresistible.

Suggested lunch spots

Stop and enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants in Clifton Harbour. With 32 diving sites nearby, numerous perfect beaches to relax on and hiking trails to explore, you’ll have plenty to do.

Day 4

Salt Whistle Bay to Tobago Cays

The day's sailing

1 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Diving Diving
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming

Carve a gentle arc into the shimmering Caribbean waters to the famous Tobago Cays. Protected by a horseshoe reef, this collection of five tiny islands is located just east of Salt Whistle Bay and is famous for scuba diving and snorkelling. Swim with green turtles, octopi and colourful tropical fish in the crystal clear waters or head ashore to explore a treasure trove of pristine and secluded beaches.

Discover Tobago Cays

Wild iguanas

Take your dinghy to Baradal Island to see the incredible wild iguanas that call the area home.

Suggested lunch spots

Grab a mooring buoy and head ashore to enjoy a lobster barbecue on the pristine white sand beach.

Day 5

Tobago Cays to Sandy Island

The day's sailing

3 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Diving Diving
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming

Cruise north through the Grenadines, past Palm Island and Union Island to tiny Sandy Island. Floating majestically just off the western coast of Carriacou, Sandy Island is a perfect stretch of sea and sand, perfect for a desert island getaway. Head for the rich diving waters of the marine protected area on the western shore and enjoy snorkelling and diving amidst colourful marine life.

Discover Sandy Island

Swim in a natural pool

Visit the natural pool in the middle of Sandy Island, where you can bathe beneath the shade of the palms and wash the salt off your skin.

Suggested lunch spots

Cut a trail through the Caribbean to Clifton Harbour on Union Island. With a handful of shops and restaurants dotting the harbour and hiking trails that reveal spectacular views, this is a perfect lunch stop.

Day 6

Sandy Island to St. George, Grenada

The day's sailing

5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Diving Diving
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming

An exhilarating five-hour sail south, passing the delicate string of Grenadine islands to your port side, takes you to St. George's, Grenada. The picturesque capital of the Caribbean, St. George's is a perfect place to launch from for an island tour. Explore lush rainforests, tumbling waterfalls, pristine beaches and beautiful hiking trails throughout Grenada, the Island of Spice.

Discover St. George's

Suggested lunch spots

Drop anchor in Dragon Bay and enjoy a picnic lunch on deck before heading into the aquamarine waters to dive the incredible underwater sculpture park.

Day 7

St. George's to Port Louis Marina

The day's sailing

0.5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Diving Diving
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming

On the last day of your Grenada bareboat sailing holiday you’ll make the short journey from St. George to our base at Port Louis Marina. Use your extra time to relax and sample George's of Grenada’s delicious cuisine at a local restaurant, or take a walking tour of St. George's from Market Square, taking in the lovely old buildings, Carenage Harbour and a bustling collection of shops and cafés dotting the narrow streets.