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Young Island Paths
Black Sand Beach, St. VincentBlack Sand Beach - East Coast St. Vincent
Dark View Falls, St. Vincent
Dark View Falls
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, St. Vincent
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral
St. George's Cathedral, St. Vincent
Stained Glass at St. George's Cathedral


Activities on Young Island and St. Vincent
 

Sports

Lagoon Pool: Enjoy swimming and sunning at our tropical oasis Lagoon Pool.

Play Tennis on the top of Young Island. If you keep your eye on the ball instead of the view you'll do just fine.

Water sports on Young IslandWater Sports
Young Island Resort has complimentary water-sports equipment include: kayaks, pedaloes, sailing dinghies, snorkels, masks and flippers.

 

 

 

Dive St. VincentScuba diving is a very appealing and popular activity in the Grenadines. Diving in the waters of St Vincent is like diving in a huge, well stocked Aquarium. Dive St. Vincent and Indigo Dive , independent dive operations offer dive sites to suit any level of experience.

Photo courtesy of Dive St. Vincent

 

Walk Young Island and see views of historical Fort Duvernette. There are more trails and views around the island.

Historical Sites

Fort Charlotte, St. VincentFORT CHARLOTTE: Completed in 1806 and situated on a ridge 600 ft. above sea level; it commands a magnificent view of Kingstown and the Grenadines.

ST. MARY'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL: Originally built in 1823, this Cathedral was enlarged in 1871 and 1891 then renovated in the early 1940's by Dom Charles Verbeke.

ST. GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL: (Church of England) -The nave and the lower stages of the tower date from 1820. The galleried interior is a charming example of late Georgian architecture with beautifully stained glass windows.

PETROGLYPHS AND ROCK CARVINGS: There are interesting excised drawings on rocks done by pre-Columbian people probably the Siboneys and later, the Arawaks and Caribs. The best known and most easily accessible are near the pretty fishing village of Layou, by a river, about a quarter mile from the main road.

Nature and Wildlife

Botanical Gardens, St. VincentBOTANICAL GARDENS: These gardens are the oldest in the Western Hemisphere. Established in 1765, they cover 20 acres and are overlooked by the Governor General's House. Among the many tropical plants can be found a descendant of the original Breadfruit tree which Captain Bligh brought to the island.

THE VERMONT NATURE TRAIL : There are two marked trails starting near the top of Buccament Valley. They lead through virgin tropical rain forests where there is a good chance of seeing (or hearing) the St. Vincent Parrot (Amazons Guildingii) and the Whistling Warbler, both unique to St. Vincent.

LA SOUFRIERE: This volcano last erupted on April 13, 1979. The climb to its peak is approximately 4,048 feet and is mostly for the energetic and physically fit. This trip can be arranged through the front office, and a guide is recommended. 

MONTREAL GARDENS: A visit to Montreal Gardens is via the Mesopotamia Valley. It is high in the mountain and has a magnificent view across ridges and valleys to the sea.

Mesopotamia Valley, St. VincentMESOPOTAMIA VALLEY: The panoramic views here are probably unsurpassed in the Caribbean, surrounded by mountain ridges with Mount Grand Bonhomme dominating at 3,181 feet. This richly fertile valley is thickly planted with bananas, nutmeg, coconuts, cocoa and other tropical plants. It is considered the bread basket of St Vincent and the Grenadines.

EAST COAST: Exposed to the Atlantic Ocean, the landscape is ruggedly artistic. There are several small villages including Sandy Bay, where descendants of the Carib settlers still reside.

DARK VIEW FALLS: A natural bamboo bridge spans this "tumbling river" luring you to a unique setting of two majestic falls and the bamboo cathedral.

TRINITY FALLS (Petit Walllibou Falls): Triple cascades of warm crystal clear water fall 40 feet into a basin of volcanic rock, then gush over an encircling rim to another pool ten feet below to form a Jacuzzi pool. 

 

SHOPPING AND MARKET DAY

Shopping in St. Vincent Shopping Kingstown, St. Vincent Kingstown has twelve small blocks that are easy to walk and perfect for browsing. St. Vincent Craft Center is a market outlet and craft shop, this center has a wide variety of handicraft items showing the essential character and talent of the local people. At the Cruise Ship Complex you will find a number of boutiques and shops. Market days are Friday and Saturday. This market is a spectacularly colorful display of fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and fish. Plan to get there before 10.00 am so you can see it at its best.


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