Five main islands come together beneath the fluttering bright and breezy banner of the wonderful Windward Islands. This is a land of soft-lit lagoons, rising green pitons also known as volcanic spires, and carnival color that douses everything in feathers and fun. InstantYachtification yachters can take their pick when cruising these Caribbean grounds, served with a dollop of British colonial history on the side. Hike the dense delight of St. Lucia, lose yourself in the tapestry of blue that is Barbados, and let these islands of spice and sunsets wash over you. These are the Windward Islands.
When to go: Ideal time is between December and May when it’s drier, cooler and less humid.
Ideal itinerary: Grenada - Union Island in St. Vincent and the Grenadines - Petit St. Vincent --Tobago Cays - Canouan Island -Mustique - St. Lucia
What not to miss:Pitons on St. Lucia– guests can climb one of these two volcanic peaks.