An island excursion with a difference - a visit to the Grenadines

by Mark Hammerton

When we get the chance, we love to take little excursions - perhaps a catamaran cruise to swim with the turtles or a trip over to the east coast to enjoy the cooling breezes and the more rugged landscape. But we recently took an altogether more exciting excursion as we enjoyed a three night visit to the island of Canouan in The Grenadines. Canouan lies around 110 miles west of Barbados and is a verdant, hilly island of just 5 square miles (Barbados is far larger at 166 square miles) and we stayed at a luxurious villa named Canoten which is owned by one of our main partners in Barbados. It is a wonderful 4-bedroom property with extensive coastal views and lovely pool and sun deck.

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