Book Description: The 1st edition of this book was selected by the Caribbean Tourism Organization as Best Guide Book to the Caribbean These unspoiled islands lie at the southern end of the Caribbean chain and are just now being discovered by tourists. St. Vincent, with the oldest botanical garden in the Americas, is dominated by a huge volcano, its peak usually hidden in clouds. The Grenadines include Bequia, Mustigue, Mayreau and many other islands, each one a unique gem. Grenada, with its pristine reefs, is the source for a third of the world's nutmeg; the smell of spices is everywhere in the air. This guide is the best preparation for a visit to these islands, with full details on accommodations and restaurants, getting around, sightseeing, climate, history and geography. Activities covered include sailing, fishing, kayaking, diving, hiking, horseback riding and shopping. The book covers Grenada, St. Vincent, Bequia, Mustique, Canouan, Tobago Cays, Mayreau, Union Island, Palm Island, Petit St. Vincent, Carriacou and Petite Martinique. Color throughout.