Caribbean Tourism

Shopping

Kingstown

The capital, Kingstown, stands on a sheltered bay where scores of craft laden with fruit and vegetables add their touch of colour and noisy gaiety to the town. However, much land has been reclaimed and continuing dock works shield the small craft from sight, except at the north end of the bay. Looking inland from the bay, the city is surrounded on all sides...

Shopping - Union Island

Bougainvilla Complex on Union Island offers Grenadines Vine Shop, T4588289. There are 2 Lambis supermarkets, Grand Union will deliver to the dock, and 4-5 smaller groceries sell fresh produce and hardware.

Shopping - Bequia

Crab Hole, T4583290. Overlooking Admiralty Bay is a boutique where silk screened fabrics are made downstairs and sewn into clothes upstairs, open 0800-1700 Mon-Sat in season, closing earlier out of season. Bequia has lots of boutiques: Solana’s Almond Tree Island Things Local Color Melinda’s Sprotties the Garden Whaleboner and numerous T-shirt stands by...

Shopping - St Vincent

Kingstown market (do not take photos of the vendors) and Bequia have excellent fresh vegetables and supermarkets. Grocery and wine availability is improving, with several gourmet provisioning spots catering to yachts and guests staying on the island; Standard Grocery, Lower Middle Street, Kingstown, T4561553; CK Greaves Co Ltd, Upper Bay Street, Kingstown...