Airports / Gateways / Flying times
Airports: E.T. Joshua Airport on St. Vincent is the main airport and operates day and night flights. Canouan has a Jetport and additional airstrips are located in Bequia , Mustique and Union Island. Bequia, Mustique and Union Island can only accommodate small aircrafts. Palm Island and Petit St. Vincent are only accessible by boat.
Gateways/Flying Times: There are no direct flights to St Vincent from the UK, however passengers from the UK and North America can fly in via Barbados, St. Lucia, Martinique, Trinidad and Grenada on the following carriers BA, Virgin Atlantic, Air France, Air Canada, American Airlines, Continental, Delta, Jet Blue and US Airways.
LIAT provides a schedule service from other Caribbean Island to St. Vincent. Grenadines Air, Mustique Airways and SVG Air also provide a connecting service. London to Barbados: 8 hours, 20 minutes. New York to Barbados 4hrs 17mins and Barbados to St. Vincent: 35 minutes.
Average temperatures range from 24C/75F- 30C/87F. Driest season is January to April. Rainy season is July to October. Average annual rainfall is 80" on the coast and 150" inland.
Restaurants available – Diners can select - Local, Fast food, Gourmet, Chinese, Italian and French. Please visit the SVG website dining and entertainment page to get a listing of dining venues. Dress code is generally casual.
Entertainment - Some hotels offer dining, dancing, steel band and Calypso music. A few clubs and discos offer West Indian entertainment.
Botanic Gardens, Fort Charlotte, La Sourfriere Volcano, Carib Pétroglyphes, Falls of Baleine, DarkView Falls, Trinity Falls, Wallilabou Falls, Montreal Gardens, Vermont Nature Trail, Owia Salt Pond, Black Point Tunnel, Pirates of the Caribbean film site, Tobago Cays and the Grenadine Islands.
For further information please visit our website or contact the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Office at 10 Kensington Court, London, W8 5DL Tel:20 7937 6570, email: [email protected]