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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a nation made up of 32 islands located in the Caribbean Sea, south of Saint Lucia. The country has a total area of 150 square miles and is known for its diverse landscapes. The main island, Saint Vincent, is the largest island in the nation and is known for its lush rainforests, stunning beaches and volcanic peaks. Its highest point is La Soufriere volcano which stands at 4,000 feet above sea level. The country’s coastline offers some of the best beaches in the Caribbean Sea with white sand and crystal clear waters. The most popular beach on Saint Vincent is Dark View Beach which offers sheltered waters ideal for swimming and snorkeling. On the northern tip of Saint Vincent lies Indian Bay Beach which offers stunning views across to Bequia Island. Further south lies Buccament Bay Beach which boasts pristine sands and sheltered waters ideal for diving and kayaking. Inland visitors can explore lush rainforest reserves such as Mount Wynne National Park which covers 2,000 acres on Saint Vincent. Here visitors can explore hiking trails that wind through thick jungle past hidden waterfalls, over volcanic peaks, and through exotic wildlife habitats filled with tropical birds and rare animals from around the world. Other popular attractions include Botanical Gardens where visitors can explore gardens filled with rare plants from around the world as well as Fort Charlotte which provides stunning views across Kingstown Harbour on a clear day.