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Union Island is a lovely, typical old-fashioned Caribbean Island. It is volcanic in origin and is only 3 miles long and 1 ½ miles wide. It has thick green rainforest, sharp rock peaks and large jagged mountains towering several thousand feet.



This isle is one of the smaller and friendliest islands in the Grenadines, although you can still be the subject of the 'tourist dollar' frenzy as all parties struggle for your £$€. Nice bars and restaurants colorful small shops, and fruit stands along the road despite being small. The town is neat and well maintained with a few local restaurants, tourist shops, Wi-Fi places, etc.This is a very quiet peaceful island with little traffic. Clifton, the commercial area, is a neat and pretty little town on the harbor. Visually it is quite attractive. It is a short walk from one end to the other perhaps 4 blocks. Ashton, is the residential area, with access to the beautiful beaches and hiking trails

Get in


Union Island has direct flights from Barbados, Martinique and St. Lucia. From Union Island airport there are connecting flights available to and from St. Vincent, Bequia, Mustique, Canouan and Carriacou, Grenada. There are also regular ferries from the mainland of St. Vincent through the Grenadines. There is the MV Jaden Sun (commonly called the Fast Ferry) which takes a total of 2.5 hours from the Kingstown harbour to Union Island, with stops in Bequia, Canouan and Mayreau. Also there are MV Barracouda, MV Gem Star II, and MV Guidance II which are cargo and passenger vessels, and can travel between the islands at 5+ hours. Union Island is the main access to getting to other grenadine islands such as Palm Island, the Tobago Cays, Petit St. Vincent, Mopion and also to Petit Martinique & Carriacou.

The local ferry connects Union Island with Carriacou on Mondays and Fridays.

Get around



  • Fort Murray
  • Fort Irene
  • Fort Rapid
  • Salt Pond
  • Basin Pond




  • Point Look Out
  • Anchorage Bay
  • Diablo
  • Big Sand
  • Water break
  • Richmond Bay
  • Bloody Bay
  • Chatham Basin
  • Campbell Bay
  • Frigate Rock


  • Mount Olympus
  • Mount Parnasse
  • Mount Taboi

Boat Tours and Water Sports

  • Day Trip: To Tobago cays,Mayreau, Palm Island, Mopion
    • Wind & Sea (Catamaran)
    • Captain Yannis (Catamaran)
    • Scaramouch (Schooner)
    • Sail Grenadines (Yacht)
  • Kite Surfing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Deep Sea Diving
  • Happy Island


  • Easterval. 9 days of activities during Easter and culminates on Easter Monday.
  • May Day/ Labour Day - 1st May
  • Marron Festival - usually held at the end of May and mid June. This include Big Drum dancing, street games, feeding the community
  • Full Moon Party
  • Boxing Day Fair - 26th December
  • Old Year Night/New Year Day celebration 31st December











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