Charming and awe-inspiring are words that come to mind when one thinks of the island of Mayreau. The smallest of all the Grenadine Islands, Mayreau Island is home to only 300 people. These folks are mostly Mayreau fishermen and their families and some of the great people who work in tourism. Therefore, Mayreau is a very isolated island, a special exclusive hideaway that IYC Cruises takes you to so that you can get any from it all and relax and be stress free. There is only one road on Mayreau, but the road leads to beaches of paradise.
Getting to Mayreau is quite limited due to a lack of airstips, but IYC Cruises easily takes you so that you can explore this gorgeous island on your own. Mayreau Island offers all of the great things the Caribbean is known for- beautiful sands, aqua waters, skies and friendly people. Whether you want to bask in the sun, visit an island bar, or enjoy the ocean, there is plenty to do.
Take a Peek of Charming Mayreau Villages & The Church
You don’t need to be religious to hike the steep hill to the lovely and quaint Mayreau Catholic Church. Here you can see the villages and then peruse the church which is open to the public. You are welcome to go inside and take in the breathtaking views of the stained-glass and the artwork that stone architecture that gives the Church its lovely charming character. You can also take a peek in the windows and take in the breathtaking views of the island as well as the neighboring island of Tobago.
Fun Facts on Mayreau
St. Vincent and The Grenadines
English, French Patois
Eastern Caribbean Dollar, US and Euros accepted
Less than 1 Square Mile
Mayreau Gardens Reefs for Underwater Exploration
Home to the Mayreau Gardens, visitors that enjoy snorkeling will find this an enchanting stop on a great island adventure. The reef sits between Mayreau and another neighboring islands and flourishes with marine life. Whether you like swimming, snorkeling or scuba diving, you will see elaborate reefs and brightly colored fish.