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The Windward islands are situated at the foot of the Caribbean Sea and are a section of a line of fragmented land masses known as the Caribbean Lesser Antilles. The majority of the islands are volcanic and there are a few are flat coral structures (notably Barbados). 

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The West Indies region encompasses more than 5,000 plus island land masses, reefs and cays. This section of the guide concentrates exclusively on travelling in the Windward islands of the Lesser Antilles (see map) region of the Caribbean from Martinique in the north to Trinidad in the south.

 

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Island Index

 Barbados
 m Barbados Map
 Grenada 
 Martinique
 St Lucia
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 St Vincent
 Grenadine Islands
 Bequia
 Canouan
 Mayreau

 Mustique
 Palm Island
 
Petit Saint Vincent
 
Tobago Cays
 Union
 Young Island

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 Tobago
 Trinidad
The Caribbean Windward Islands are so named due to being on the windier and wetter side of the Lesser Antilles and consist of Martinique, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada.

Together all the Windward and Leeward Islands make up the Caribbean islands known as the Lesser Antilles. Click on the map above for further details.

The Pitons St Lucia

 

Today the Windward islands of the West Indies are one of the World's most popular tourist travel destinations with a huge demand within the Caribbean cruise industry. The region enjoys high temperatures all year around and attracts large numbers of people seeking a vacation in an idyllic tropical Caribbean island paradise.

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