Mayreau, St Vincent & The Grenadines
Mayreau is part of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and lies in the middle of the Grenadines, close to the famous Tobago Cays. It is the smallest island of the Grenadines, all inhabitants live in the village on the south-west side of the island. There is a trail from Saltwhistle Bay to the village that is currently being improved. The village boasts four bars and restaurants and colorful local rum shops with domino tournaments and pool tables.
Two beautiful anchorages will satisfy those cruising the islands. Salt Whistle Bay has a sweeping half moon beach, and the Salt Whistle Bay Club is tucked away behind it. A sailboat and motor boat is available to charter to the nearby Tobago cays for some of the best diving and snorkeling in the Caribbean. Snorkeling equipment is available for rent. Hiking trails abound throughout the island with spectacular views of the neighboring Grenadines from Captains Hill.
Things to See & Do
* Saltwhistle Bay
* Tobago Cays
* Saline Bay
* Hiking up Station Hill to catch the view
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Eastern Caribbean Dollar (ECD)
Language – English
Land Area – 5 sq km
Population – 300
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1 – 784
Port Location – Ships anchor off of St. Vincent's main towns of Mayreau, Kingstown, Bequia and tender into the port.
Transport Links – Mayreau is connected to the rest of the world by boats: you can reach the island on a crewed charter yachts, there is a mailboat which departs from St. Vincent three times a week to go "down island", or there are flights to Union Island after which one takes a speedboat or yacht for the three miles north.