The little island of Mayreau is somewhat unusual in that it is largely edged with peaceful, golden sandy beaches, including the beautiful Saline Bay. Located to the north of Union Island, it is also the smallest of the islands served by the inter-island speedboat on a daily basis. To the north, meanwhile, stands Mount Carbuit, joined by a mere strip of sand, making for a great photo opportunity!
To the east of Mayreau, the five islets of the Tobago Cays form what is undoubtedly the best-known part of the Grenadines archipelago. The incredible blues of the water here, surrounded by an extensive coral reef, make this an ideal spot for a truly spectacular sailboat ride. If you're not on a sailing trip, you'll find various full and half-day excursions available from pretty much all of the hotels in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Most of the hotels in the Grenadines offer day excursions on a sailing boat that include visiting up to five islets surrounded by turquoise waters.© BlueOrange Studio
To the north, Mayreau is linked to Mount Carbuilt by a single strip of sand lined with a few palm trees.© Kay Wilson / Saint-Vincent et Grenadines