Attractions

Top Choice Fort in Kingstown

Fort Duvernette

Perched atop a large volcanic rock offshore from Villa, this eerie fort was constructed to defend the town of Calliaqua and affords fantastic 360-degree views of the southern shoreline. There are 225 steps in the sp…
Top Choice Gardens in St Vincent

Montreal Gardens

Tucked away at the end of a rough road at the top of the valley above Mesopotamia, St Vincent's other botanical gardens are in many ways superior to their more famous downtown counterparts. Surrounded by craggy moun…
Fort in Kingstown

Fort Charlotte

Just north of the city and standing proudly atop a 660ft-high ridge, Fort Charlotte (1806) offers commanding views of both town and the Grenadines to the south. It was once a fearsome military post with dozens of ca…
Church in Kingstown

St Mary's

Brooding St Mary's is the most eye-catching of Kingstown's churches and stands in dramatic contrast to the prim, whitewashed Anglican cathedral across the way. The castle-like complex blends Gothic elements with a v…
Waterfall in Leeward Highway

Dark View Falls

Set among striking mountains covered with lush foliage, this double waterfall is the most beautiful on the island that you don't need a boat to get to. The turn-off is almost at the northern end of the Leeward Hwy, …
Waterfall in Wallilabou Bay & Falls

Wallilabou Falls

An inviting waterfall that splits into two streams over three large boulders before filling a large swimming hole surrounded by trees and birdlife. Downstream, the river passes beneath a colonial-era dam that has be…
Gardens in Kingstown

St Vincent Botanic Gardens

The oldest botanical gardens in the western hemisphere, the St Vincent Botanic Gardens are lovingly tended and provide an oasis of calm only half a mile north from the frenzy of Kingstown. There are few marked speci…
Market in Kingstown

Public Market

There are some permanent stalls in the market building, but the real action is on the streets outside. Bananas in shapes and sizes that will never get slapped with a multinational-brand label are found in profusion.…
Archaeological Site in Leeward Highway

Layou Petroglyph Park

Around half a mile off the main road, this lovely park is centered around a large rock perched on the side of a rushing stream that was carved by St Vincent's original indigenous inhabitants. The petroglyph itself, …
Beach in Leeward Highway

Cumberland Bay

A lovely secluded bay framed by jungle-covered bluffs, Cumberland is a popular anchorage for more adventurous yachties. It's also a fine place for a swim. There's a distinctly local bar/restaurant overlooking the bl…