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Union Island (Ashton, Grenadines)

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Region
Bahamas - Caribbean - Bermuda

Local Time
2019-09-17 23:14

min: 83 °F (28 °C) / max: 85 °F (30 °C) 84°F
28.9°C
Wind: 100°/ 9.9 m/s  Gust: 11.1 m/sWind: 100°/ 9.9 m/s  Gust: 11.1 m/sFresh breeze
9.9 m/s
Min / Max Temperature85 °F / 30 °C
83 °F / 29 °C

Union Island is part of St Vincent and the Grenadines - sovereign state in Caribbean (Windward Islands, Lesser Antillesarchipelago). The island is located approx 200 km (124 ml) southwest of Barbados and can be seen from Carriacou island and the mainland (St Vincent Island, to the south). Union Island's two principal towns are Ashton and Clifton. Island's total population is around 3,000. English is the official language.

Union Island (Grenadines)

The island is served by Union Island Airport with international and domestic flights to the Caribbean islands Bequia, St Lucia, St Vincent, Canouan, Carriacou, Barbados, Martinique, Grenada. Charter flights are offered to Antigua and Mustique.

Union Island has length 3 ml (5 km), width 1 ml (2 km) and highest elevation point (Mt Taboi) 999 ft (304 m) above sea level. After the Arawak and Caribs (original islanders), the island has been in possession of britain and France, serving African slave traders and plantation proprietors. When slavery was abolished, main economies became fishing and farming.

Today, both Ashton Harbour and Clifton Harbour serve yachts, cruise ships, day-charter boats and tour boats. The island has a scuba diving tour company, numerous bars, restaurants, shops, supermarkets, internet cafes, several guest houses and hotels, a small health clinic, schools, churches. Happy Island is an artificial island located in the middle of Clifton Harbour.

For season 2018-2019, Bequia Island had scheduled/booked 88 cruise ship calls, St Vincent Island - 82, Mayreau Island - 43, Tobago Cays - 31, Union Island - 26, Canouan Island - 3.

Union Island cruise terminal

Cruise ships to Union Island Grenadines anchor at Clifton Harbour (Ashton) - port town on the southern coast.

Clifton Harbour Ashton (Union Island, Grenadines) cruise port

Port Union Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Union Island, Ashton, Grenadines. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
11 December, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineSea Cloud II
23 December, 2019
Monday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineSea Cloud II
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