Travel to Grenada and experience a Caribbean trip that is peaceful, unadulterated, rejuvenated and easy going – coupled with unspoilt natural beauty and smiles of the warm and friendly people, Grenada is sure to leave you wanting more. With three islands in one destination, Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique each offers its own charm and effortless appeal.
The islands are blessed with pristine white sands kissed by turquoise waters, breathtaking waterfalls an untouched tropical rainforest, fantastic dive sites and the world’s first Underwater Sculpture Park.
Grenada really is the destination of choice with year round perfect tropical temperatures and a position below the hurricane belt means that storms really ever disturb the island paradise. Whatever your taste, the islands of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique offer a perfect mix of luxury resorts like the Sandals Grenada Resort & Spa as well as affordable chic hotels and guest houses.
Getting here is easy with direct flights from the US, the UK and Canada to Grenada as well as convenient connecting flights from Barbados and the surrounding Caribbean islands.
Where to Stay in Grenada?
Dining in Grenada
Known as “The Isle of Spice,” Grenada is the number one producer of mace in the world, the second largest producer of nutmeg, plus it harvests cinnamon, clove, turmeric, ginger and bay leaves. Grenada is also a producer of honey and organic cocoa with five chocolate factories. Visitors can experience the “Bean to Bar” tour to learn about cocoa farming and organic chocolate production.
Grenada’s cuisine uses its own spices, as well as herbs and vegetables to create delicious dishes. Its national dish, Oil Down, is a flavorful mix of breadfruit, cured meat or chicken, spices, callaloo, and coconut milk.
Grenada even has its own award-winning celebrity chef in Yvette Michelle La Crette, who also wrote a recipe book. Island tours include food and cooking demonstrations showcasing Grenada’s farm-to-table lifestyle, and guests can participate in local “sarakas” (communal preparing and sharing of food), or experience the many culinary-focused festivals that occur throughout the year.
Beaching it in Grenada
Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique boast 45 white sandy beaches and 8 black sand beaches. Swim, snorkel, play football, cricket, or volleyball, kayaking, paddle boarding, and more to keep the fun going along the sand. Grenada’s Grand Anse Beach with its two miles of white sands and calm waters is one of the most popular beaches, and where you’ll find many hotels and restaurants. Quieter beaches include La Sagesse Beach and Levera Beach on Grenada and Anse La Roche Beach and Paradise Beach on Carriacou. Palm Beach is the main beach on Petite Martinique, near to hotels, restaurants and shops.