What islands make up the Windward Islands?
The Windward Islands are made up of the larger islands of the Lesser Antilles
. These include Dominica, Martinique, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Grenada, and Trinidad and Tobago.
Is Barbados a Windward Island?
Although it may seem like it due to its proximity to the other Windward Islands, it is not.
Is Dominica a Leeward Island?
No, originally Dominica was a Leeward Island but in the 1940's for political reasons the British changed it to a Windward Island.
Why are the Windward Islands called such?
The Windward Islands are called this because they faced the wind for ships heading to the New World: making it easier to dock.
Which side of the road do they drive on in the Windward Islands?
On the left side of the road.
Do you need a visa to visit the Windward Islands?
A visa isn't required for citizens of the US, Canada, the EU, and many of the Commonwealth countries.
Should I purchase travel insurance when visiting the Windward Islands?
You should definitely purchase travel insurance, and Adventure Life makes it easy through Travel Guard on our Once You've Booked