discovering carriacou - a beautiful unspoilt island in the southern grenadines

map of the grenadine islands

Carriacou (pronounced 'carry-a-cou' and meaning isle of reefs) is an undiscovered paradise offering the perfect hideaway for those who want to escape the beaten tourist track and are looking for privacy and seclusion. It has a natural beauty which adds to its appeal and has often been described by travel writers as an 'uncut diamond'..

Carriacou has many unspoilt deserted beaches, pristine coves and countless outlying uninhabited islands. Carriacou's interior consists of wooded mountainous terrain giving spectacular views towards Grenada to the south and the rest of the Grenadine islands to the north.

Where is Carriacou...
Carriacou is located in the Eastern Caribbean, 12° north of the equator (outside of the hurricane belt) and approximately 20 miles from Grenada. Carriacou is part of the tri-island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.

map of carriacou

Carriacou, at just 13 square miles and with a population of approximately 6,000 people, is the largest and most southern island in the Grenadines - the small island chain between St Vincent and Grenada where some of the most exclusive island destinations in the world, including Mustique, the playground for the rich and famous, are hidden away.

Carriacou The Grenadines