Paradise Beach

Paradise Beach is located on the west coast of Grenada, near Hillsborough and Tyrrel Bay. Although there are a few shops, hotels, and restaurants within a close proximity, the beach is calm and quiet.

Set near the center of the island of Carriacou, Paradise Beach is on the West edge of the island, You might want whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. Seclusion and privacy are the features which most exemplify Grenada's beaches, but the ambiance at Paradise Beach is one of both seclusion and activity; this means you can relax without having to travel too far from the buzz of the city.

How to Access The Beach

Follow the main road near Joan's Beach Bar and park in the sand.

Amenities and Ambiance

Paradise Beach is a long, narrow stretch of sand with clear turquoise waters and excellent facilities. The sand is bright white and powder soft, warm and inviting.

Of course, you could always try the shoreside restaurant right on Paradise Beach, which is the ultimate convenience for beachgoers. Grenada has plenty of fantastic eateries around town, but did you know that some of Grenada's best dishes aren't served in restaurants at all? Some vacationers would rather eat lunch by the shoreline than in a different restaurant. Ask your hotel about picnic lunches, as some hotels offer to pack snacks for their guests' day trips. Otherwise, street vendors and casual walk-up eateries will have take-out dishes you can bring to the beach.

There is also a concession stand available.

Yes, public restrooms will be available here. Shower facilities are available here, so you can clean off the sand before hitting more attractions. Fortunately, the water here is fit for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you want to see the underwater world.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Set on the West coast of Carriacou; it will be near other attractions like Canute Calliste Art Gallery, which is a half mile away.

If you want to combine a little culture with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting The Carriacou Museum, a lovely museum found not a great distance away, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Paradise Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Canute Calliste Art Gallery Art Gallery 0.6 mi. SW Carriacou
The Carriacou Museum Museum 1.5 mi. ENE Carriacou
Old Sugar Mills Hillsborough Historical Site 2.4 mi. ENE Carriacou
Ningo Well Historical Site 3.6 mi. NE Carriacou
Dover Ruins Historical Site 3.8 mi. NE Carriacou
Carriacou Ruins Historical Site 3.8 mi. NE Carriacou
Gun Point Historical Site 4.7 mi. NE Carriacou

Cities and Towns

Cities near Paradise Beach include Hillsborough, which is not heavily urbanized, though it will be a pleasant day trip for visitors looking to check out the local scene.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many people have booked nearby hotels. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it can attract guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent number of hotels within a car's reach. A few of the more convenient choices have been displayed in the following list.

Accommodations near Paradise Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Grand View Hotel -- -- Hotel
Hotel Laurena -- -- Hotel
Silver Beach Cottages -- -- Cottages
Green Roof Inn 1.8 mi. E Hotel
Bogles Round House 2.8 mi. NE Cottages
Bayaleau Point Cottages 4.2 mi. ENE Cottages

Food

If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the nearest restaurants is Off the Hook. This restaurant serves delicious Caribbean food. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's just a little ways away.

The table below provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Paradise Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Off the Hook (473) 443-7841 Caribbean Very Casual 0.4 mi. WSW
Oyster Beds -- -- -- 1.0 mi. SW
Lambie Queen Restaurant and Bar (473) 443-8162 Caribbean Very Casual 1.4 mi. S
Laurena’s Restaurant and Bar (473) 443-8333 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Patty's Deli (473) 443-6258 American -- 1.5 mi. ENE
Lazy Turtle (473) 443-8322 Caribbean Very Casual 1.5 mi. SSW
Slipway Restaurant (473) 443-6500 Caribbean, International Informal -- --
Green Roof Inn Restaurant (473) 443-6399 International Informal 1.8 mi. E
La Playa Beach Bar and Bistro (473) 410-4216 American Very Casual 1.8 mi. E
Bogles Round House (473) 443-7841 Caribbean, Contemporary Fine Dining 2.8 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Carriacou has many beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

You may also want to consider Tyrrel Bay, located a mile and a half away. Visitors to Tyrrel Bay will find it teeming with local commerce around the harbour. There's plenty to do and see along the water's edge, including fine dining and drinks. Travelers might also want to pick up something to remember their trip by at one of the local shops.

Perhaps Paradise Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, Grenada offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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