Young Island Resort is a scuba diving private island destination and is located on the 1st of the 32 Grenadine Islands that are just below and on the west side of St. Vincent Island. These islands form an archipelago nation in the Caribbean Sea 120 miles west of Barbados. The hotel has 29 guest cottages. They have Superior Cottages by the beach, Deluxe Suite with patios, Luxury Suites with large private terraces. Furthermore, select suites even come with plunge pools. Moreover, they have the Duvernette Suite which is a hill side 2 bedroom cottage with spacious living and dining room area, air conditioned, and with a panoramic view, plus an infinity pool. So, all cottages have refrigerators, hair dryer, and ceiling fans. Please inquire in advances about air conditioning, however for most people the tropical breeze does the job nicely. Enjoy our blog article on Frogfish, The Overlooked Camouflage Artist
Young Island Resort Diving
Dive St. Vincent and Serenity Dive are the preferred scuba diving charter providers. So, both do dive packages such as five day of diving with 2- tank dives a day. Dive St. Vincent at Mariners Hotel is 200 yards across the waters on St. Vincent Island. While staying at Young Island Resort you have to try the muck diving, which means macro photography diving or looking for small creatures such as shrimp and frogfish blending in with the coral and sand. The black volcanic sand at some dive sites make for some of the best and most stunning macro photography backgrounds. St. Vincent is considered the critter capital of the Caribbean. Frogfish, bat fish lizardfish, cowries, conch, and flamingo tongues are all waiting to model for you.
Some of the local dive sites include Critter Corner, Orca Point, Pinnacle, Layou Wall, Coral Castle, Turtle Bay, Bat Cave, New Guineas Reef,
and Bottle Reef
. Not to mention the Capital Wrecks
. Furthermore, the island of Canouan has soft corals, Mayreau has coral gardens, Bequi has seahorses, and Mustique is a great place to drift dive.
Attractions and Activities
Young Island Resort has an open-air thatched Restaurant. Lunch is a la carte, and dinner is 4 courses. Saturday is BBQ and buffet night. Sunday Lunch is Curry buffet. So, they also are home to the Captain Bligh Lounge and Bar. Above all, Young Island Resort is home to the most unique swim up bar. It's called the Coconut Bar, and you have to swim from shore to reach it, then pull yourself up to a bar stool. Fresh coconut drinks always make the swim worth the effort. After you've gone a little nuts, you might like to relax with a massage at the Spa Kalina. This is a great place for a wedding or honeymoon too.
As for activities, you must try a sunset catamaran cruise. You might also like to hike around Fort Duveretti, Vermont Native Trail, the Botanical Gardens, Montreal Gardens, view Mesopotamia Valley, or view some petroglyphs. You can also visit a waterfall, play tennis on their lighted courts, or go shopping in Kingstown. Finally, La Soufriere has been dormant for some time and lush rainforests are all around.