16 days in West Indies Itinerary

16 days in West Indies Itinerary

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Saint James Parish, Barbados
— 3 nights
Fly
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Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Mustique, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
— 1 night
Ferry to Union Island, Ferry to St. George's
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St. George's, Grenada
— 5 nights
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Bridgetown, Barbados
— 1 day
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Saint James Parish, Barbados

— 3 nights
Saint James Parish, with its white sand coastline and modern coastal developments, has gained a reputation as a favorite haunt of the rich and famous.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Gun Hill Signal Station, steep yourself in history at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hunte's Gardens, and finally kick back and relax at Soup Bowl. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Hackleton's Cliff, Head underground at Harrison's Cave., and then stroll through Bathsheba Beach.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Saint James Parish trip maker site.

London, UK to Saint James Parish is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Saint James Parish is minus 4 hours. Traveling from London in December, things will get much warmer in Saint James Parish: highs are around 34°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Kingstown.

Things to do in Saint James Parish

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:

Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

— 2 nights
Kingstown is the capital, chief port, and main commercial centre of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kingstown route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Saint James Parish to Kingstown takes 4.5 hours. December in Kingstown sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Bequia.

Things to do in Kingstown

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:

Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

— 2 nights
Although it covers just 18 sq km (7 sq mi), Bequia is the largest of over 30 islands making up the Grenadines chain.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Sargeant Brothers Model Boat Shop, enjoy the sand and surf at Princess Margaret Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Oasis Art Gallery & Gift Shop, and finally explore the galleries of Bequia Maritime Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary and then steep yourself in history at Port Elizabeth.

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You can ride a ferry from Kingstown to Bequia in 1.5 hours. In December in Bequia, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Mustique.

Things to do in Bequia

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:

Mustique, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

— 1 night
The setting for more than one royal vacation, celebrity wedding, and billionaire honeymoon, Mustique lives up to its reputation by being unaffordable as a destination for anyone but the super-rich.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): stroll through Macaroni Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mustique journey tool.

Traveling by ferry from Bequia to Mustique takes 2 hours. You will leave for St. George's on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Mustique

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:
Highlights from your trip

St. George's, Grenada

— 5 nights
The capital of the Island of Spice, St.
St. George's is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Grand Anse Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Annandale Falls, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at River Antoine Estate Rum Distillery, and pause for some photo ops at Underwater Sculptures.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read St. George's itinerary site.

Ride a ferry from Mustique to St. George's in 13 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Bridgetown.

Things to do in St. George's

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — Jan 1:

Bridgetown, Barbados

— 1 day
Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of Barbados. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): browse the exhibits of Sunbury Plantation House, then sample the fine beverages at Mount Gay Visitor Centre, and then stroll through Carlisle Bay.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bridgetown road trip site.

Fly from St. George's to Bridgetown in 4.5 hours. January in Bridgetown sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bridgetown

Breweries & Distilleries · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:

Barbados travel guide

4.5
Little England
Plan a vacation on the small Caribbean island of Barbados and experience its rich history and vibrant culture. Affectionately called "Little England," the island retains a noticeable British influence in its lively culture, visible especially in sport, religion, and the charming British style buildings with a Caribbean flair. On a tour of Barbados you can lounge on sandy beaches, participate in world-class surfing, roam the World Heritage-listed capital, or explore the lush island interior. When on the island, don't forget to sample its world-famous rum and the signature local dish, the flying fish.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Historic Sites · Islands
Vacations in St. Vincent and the Grenadines offer eco-adventures and luxury, with the island nation catering to the tastes of mega yacht owners and backpackers alike. The main island's interior volcanic and hilly terrain has been covered in lush tropical rainforest, rich in wildlife, while the coastal areas offer beaches both popular and secluded. Taking a chartered boat tour of the islands represents one of the more popular things to do in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, with island hopping revealing uninhabited paradisal islands, unspoiled by development of any kind.

Grenada travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Museums
Island of Spice
The fertile and lively island nation of Grenada allows for itineraries both adventurous and serene. The main island and six smaller ones offer unspoiled interior landscapes of lush vegetation, impressive waterfalls, and winding rivers, explorable on a number of ecotourism experiences, such as rafting, hiking, and climbing. The coastal areas provide long stretches of golden sand, backed by large and popular resorts, while the humble urban areas have become particularly well-known for their atmospheric eateries, serving local cuisine using produce from the Island of Spice. One of the main things to do in Grenada has to be marine exploration, with dive sites offshore representing some of the most abundant in the region, with impressive coral formations providing home for a schools of tropical fish.