In the Caribbean, locals know the magnificent Monserrat as the “Emerald Isle” because of the awe-inspiring natural habitats found on the island. Here are five top-rated destinations and attractions to visit on the island of Monserrat.
Soufrière Hills Volcano
The Soufrière Hills Volcano erupted in 1995, destroying a huge portion of Montserrat, including the once-capital of Plymouth. Today the volcano is sectioned off and closed to the public. Visitors can still view the site from several vantage points, including your personal yacht.
Montserrat Cultural Centre
The Montserrat Cultural Centre is a performing arts center inspired and funded by Beatles producer, George Martin. The facility is used for cultural events, weddings, and conferences. The Centre’s Wall of Fame exhibit includes bronze handprints from famous musicians who recorded music there, including Elton John and Paul McCartney.
Tucked behind lush cliffs, is the peaceful seashore at Rendezvous Bay. This beach holds Montserrat’s only stretch of blond sand. Here you can go swimming, diving, and snorkeling. Visitors typically access this beach by boat because the hike to this beautiful coast is strenuous.
Montserrat Volcano Observatory
The Montserrat Volcano Observatory is an excellent way to learn about the sequence of eruptions that devastated the island and take in sweeping views. Scientists observe seismic activity and share their live recordings with guests.
Little Bay Beach
Little Bay Beach is considered to be one of the most popular beach’s on the island’s west coast. The tranquil waters are perfect for swimming. Visitors can unwind along the shore and watch boats come in on the bay’s northern end.
On Montserrat has a charming north side where new settlements are thriving. Charter your private floating villa to destinations that can only be reached by boat. This island is rich in lush and natural beauty. Montserrat is a welcoming harbor for those seeking a quiet and serene piece of island life. To add this destination to your Caribbean charter itinerary contact us here.