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.

Situated on Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. Vacationers who seek a stunning shoreline in a secluded part of town shouldn't miss the opportunity to visit Petit St Vincent.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. Fortunately, the water here is fit for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface.

Petit St Vincent grants an idyllic and serene experience, as the surrounding region is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the East coast of the Caribbean. It is close to Gun Point, which is one of a few the area's interesting attractions.

Beaches and museums may seem an unlikely combination to some, but some visitors find that museums like The Carriacou Museum (one of the closest to Petit St Vincent) offer an entertaining diversion and help share a different side of the Caribbean.

If you can't wait to see as many of the Caribbean's attractions as possible, the following table shows the closest options.

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

Petit St Vincent is close to Hillsborough, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Hillsborough is the closest town to Petit St Vincent. It is not heavily urbanized, though it will be a pleasant day trip for guests wanting to get a taste of local life. From the coast, Hillsborough is located roughly within taxi range away.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. The area is not home to many major hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Visitors will find a fairly good variety of rooming options to pick from close to Petit St Vincent. The most convenient of which are shown in the table that follows.

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

Food

Though this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll still have some choices, especially if you are prepared to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest restaurants is The Shipwreck Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Nearby restaurants are shown in the table below.

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

None has several beautiful beaches, so Petit St Vincent is not your only option.

You might also enjoy Sauteurs Bay, an additional spot which provides ample time for relaxation. On the other hand, Gun Point Beach offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from nearby attractions.

Travelers may also want to consider Palm Beach, another great beach choice in the Caribbean.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Caribbean, but Petit St Vincent is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.

 

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