For those who look to charter off the beaten track a bit, but not that far off, the Tobago Cays in the Grenadines in the southern Caribbean, offer something truly special. The islands lie between St. Vincent in the north and Grenada in the south are are unspoiled by development and uncrowded even in the high season. This is how the Caribbean used to be before the islands were discovered by tourists and charterers from around the world. Check out this evocative write up on the Dream Yacht Charters blog site.
The Ultimate Guide to Visiting the Tobago Cays
The wild, uninhabited islets and reefs of the fabled Tobago Cays have long been known among yachtsmen and sailors as some of the most spectacular in the Caribbean. Seasoned cruisers often list this idyllic anchorage as their most treasured, citing dreamy crowdless beaches, dazzling reefs and vivid aquamarine seas.
Located in the southern Grenadines islands, the Tobago Cays are an archipelago comprised of five small uninhabited islands: Petit Rameau, Petit Bateau, Baradal, Petit Tobac and Jamesby. Together, these islands are the main attraction at the Tobago Cays Marine Park, a national park and wildlife reserve.
Much of the park consists of a massive 1,400-acre lagoon, surrounded by the famed horseshoe reef. Just imagine shallow, sand-bottomed, crystal clear lagoons teeming with green turtles and colorful fish, all surrounded by vivid coral reefs and secluded white-sand beaches. Read more.