8 days in Canouan, Bequia & Mustique Itinerary

8 days in Canouan, Bequia & Mustique Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  18 h 15 min
1
Canouan
— 1 day
Ferry:  5 h 15 min
2
Bequia
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
3
Mustique
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h
End: Washington DC

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day
Canouan

Canouan ©
On the 5th (Sun), take in the waterfront activity at Glossy Bay Marina.

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Washington DC, USA to Canouan is an approximately 21- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Canouan, with highs around 85°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Bequia.

Things to do in Canouan

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Glossy Bay Marina ©
Glossy Bay Marina

2
nights
Bequia

Although it covers just 18 sq km (7 sq mi), Bequia is the largest of over 30 islands making up the Grenadines chain.
Bequia is known for beaches, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for gifts at Sargeant Brothers Model Boat Shop, view the masterpieces at The Oasis Art Gallery & Gift Shop, and contemplate the long history of Hamilton Fort.

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Traveling by ferry from Canouan to Bequia takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Canouan in May, Bequia is a bit cooler at night with lows of 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Mustique.

Things to do in Bequia

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Princess Margaret Beach ©
Princess Margaret Beach
Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary ©
Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary

2
nights
Mustique

Mustique ©
The setting for more than one royal vacation, celebrity wedding, and billionaire honeymoon, Mustique lives up to its reputation by being unaffordable as a destination for anyone but the super-rich.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): kick back and relax at Macaroni Beach. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bamboo Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Britannia Bay.

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You can ride a ferry from Bequia to Mustique in an hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mustique when traveling from Bequia in May, with lows around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mustique

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Macaroni Beach ©
Macaroni Beach
Britannia Bay ©
Britannia Bay
Lagoon Beach
Lagoon Beach