• Canouan Island
  • Canouan Island
  • Canouan Island
  • Canouan Island

The Island

Canouan is just five square miles in size and formerly a community of sailors and fishermen. The now expanding local populous still includes fishermen, proud of their community heritage as boat builders and harvesters of the sea. Models of the traditional wooden boats are still lovingly constructed by hand. Laughter prevails as a vital ingredient of this community, and the sounds of happy children and elders create a feeling of traveling into an easier place and time. Canouan manages to retain a distinct quality inherited from another time in history, another age.

In Canouan you can laze your days away on the beach. Or take part in something more strenuous with your choice from the complete range of sports under the guidance of qualified attendants…

Here there is no lack of opportunity for sport. You have a choice between sailing, scuba diving, wind-surfing or volley-ball; or excursions on foot, boat or by small plane.

Land, climate...

St. Vincent and the Grenadines lie between the tropic of Cancer and the Equator, approximately 1.600 miles southeast of Miami. St. Vincent is the largest of the more than 30 islands that comprise the nation, covering roughly150 square miles. Canouan is reached by air from North America and Europe through six major gateways - Barbados, San Juan-P.R., Grenada, St. Vincent, Martinique and St. Lucia - with connection to Canouan’s modern Airport, offering night landing facilities.

The dream of an exclusive world surrounded by the splendid sea of the southern Antilles, a refuge from the world uncontaminated nature, endowed with an enormously varied landscape of green hills, romantically secluded bays and long beaches. Almost every corner of Canouan reveals the natural gifts of the island and inspiring views.

White sand beaches, the island abounds with natural beauty and offers the serenity in which to enjoy it. Average daytime temperatures range from 24°C/75F to 30°C/87F. Driest season is December to May. The coolest months occur between November and February. Is a different way of living; simple life, only divided by solar rhythm and climatic equilibrium dry heat, humid heat.

With so many options to choose from, Canouan can help you design an experience that goes beyond imagination; far beyond. Whether your idea of action is on the course or in the spa, whether you prefer relaxing on the beach or working out, everything is possible on Canouan.

Our history

The first people to discover St. Vincent (or "Hairoun" as it was first known) +

How to reach us

Canouan is accessible by air from North America, UK, Canada and Europe +

The Island

The first 737 private jet landed on Canouan recently.


Discover the island with our maps and a new selection of photos. Take a virtual tour of The Grenadines Estate Golf Club. Choose your favorite Grenadine Estate lot. Take a look at the new airport.

Travel tips

Average daytime temperatures range from 24 C/75 F to 30 C/87 F. Driest season is December to May. The coolest month occur between November and February.
Canouan uses the local Eastern Caribbean Dollars (EC$). A bank on the island provide exchange services for all major foreign currencies, cash or traveler's cheques.
Visas and vaccinations
Travel with a valid passport. Return tickets are required. No Visa is required for EC citizens and North & South American citizens. No vaccinations are required. US citizen must have a valid passport to fly to the Grenadines.