Petit St Vincent

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To the north of Petite Martinique is an even smaller island called Petite St. Vincent. This privately owned island has only two properties worth mentioning: the Solar Distillation Plant and Petite St. Vincent Resort. Visitors come to the island so they may experience a tranquil vacation on a secluded tropical island where they can truly get away from it all.

Positioned on Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Petit St Vincent stands out because it's the ideal location for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Many of the other beaches in the Caribbean may provide just as many amenities as Petit St Vincent, but are usually more cramped since they're right in the thick of tourists' favorite hangouts.

How to Access The Beach
Petite St. Vincent is only accessible by boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beaches of Petite St. Vincent cover almost two miles of land and feature pristine white sand, while the waters that surround are so bright blue it almost seems unreal.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. Fortunately, the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring along some equipment if you want to do some underwater exploration.

If you desire beach days that provide a serene environment, then a good choice for you is Petit St Vincent; it is hidden away within a less urban section of the region.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Petit St Vincent on the East coast of the Caribbean. It is close to Gun Point, which is one of the attractions in the area.

To some, beaches and museums may seem an odd combination, but some visitors find that museums like The Carriacou Museum (one of the closest to Petit St Vincent) offer an entertaining diversion and a whole new perspective of the Caribbean.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Petit St Vincent
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Gun Point Historical Site 3.9 W Carriacou
Dover Ruins Historical Site 4.1 SW Carriacou
Ningo Well Historical Site 4.3 WSW Carriacou
Carriacou Ruins Historical Site 4.5 W Carriacou
Old Sugar Mills Hillsborough Historical Site 5.5 SW Carriacou

Cities and Towns

Cities near Petit St Vincent include Hillsborough, which is a fairly rural area, but it makes for a nice, quiet day trip for those wishing to get a better feel for the area. From the beach, Hillsborough isn't out of reach at within taxi range away.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it can appeal to guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of hotels within driving distance. A list of the closest options are seen in the table below.

Accommodations near Petit St Vincent
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Melodies Guest House 1.0 SW Petite Martinique Guest house
Bayaleau Point Cottages 3.7 SW Carriacou Cottages
Bogles Round House 5.1 WSW Carriacou Cottages


Although this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you are prepared to drive or bike a few miles. The Shipwreck Restaurant is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

A few nearby dining options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Petit St Vincent
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Shipwreck Restaurant (473) 440-1521 Caribbean Informal 0.8 mi. SW
The International Restaurant (473) 438-3127 International Informal 0.8 mi. SW
Palm Beach Restaurant and Bar (473) 443-9103 Caribbean Very Casual 0.9 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Petit St Vincent.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Sauteurs Bay, an additional spot which provides ample quietude and peace. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might enjoy people watching at Gun Point Beach.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Palm Beach, which is close-by and another fun spot in the Caribbean.

Of course, the Caribbean has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but visiting Petit St Vincent or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in the Caribbean even more memorable.


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