Indian Bay is the most popular beach on St. Vincent. It has golden sand, a nice reef for snorkeling and excellent conditions for swimming. During the week, the beach is mostly deserted. Several nice restaurants are located within walking distance.The hotel is located on the beach approximately five minutes by taxi from E.T. Joshua Airport and 10 minutes from the capital Kingstown.
All rooms have balconies overlooking the sea and cooking facilities, including a stove and fridge. All bedrooms are air conditioned; all units have fans and TV.
There is much to see and do in St. Vincent. At some point, you will probably want to take one or more excursions to the Grenadines. Many options are available and we will be glad to assist you.As of this writing, the cost of a taxi from the airport to Tranquillity Hotel is E.C. $30 (U.S. $11) for 1-4 persons, depending on the amount of luggage. This is subject to change, and occasionally whim.
Check the price before you start out. And speaking of luggage: if you are traveling on LIAT to St. Vincent, be aware that the baggage limitation is now 1 carry-on bag weighing not more than 15 pounds (7 kilograms) and one checked bag totaling 50 pounds (23 kilograms). If your carry-on exceeds 15 pounds, you will be charged U.S. $60 to check the bag. Click here for the latest informationThe monetary unit in St. Vincent and the Grenadines is the E.C. (Eastern Caribbean) dollar. The official rate of exchange is E.C. $2.67 to one U.S. dollar. Most merchants will exchange U.S. dollars for E.C. dollars at a discount, usually about $2.60 to one. Credit cards offer the best exchange rate. There is an ATM machine at the airport and several in Kingstown. Most taxis accept U.S. dollars so you needn't exchange funds before you arrive.
One of the island's largest supermarkets is located directly across the street from the airport. Ask your driver to make a stop if you want to pick up some supplies. St. Vincent has some of the best drinking water in the Caribbean, straight from the tap. Bottled water is readily available, however you might even want to consider a trip to the springs in the Congo Valley during your stay. As you pack for your trip, remember that no matter how much you are taking, it is too much. The single most common complaint we hear is "Why did I take so many things?" Keep it simple. Bathing suit, sandals, shorts, tanks or t-shirts, sundress/sarong or long pants for occasional evening wear. A good pair of walking shoes is essential if you plan on hiking the volcano.