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.

Situated on the island of Carriacou, Paradise Beach is on the West coast of the island, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying nearby. Beachgoers tend to want a compromise between fun and relaxation, and Paradise Beach offers that middle ground. It's a spot that is never really too crowded, but it's not empty and secluded either.

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, there is also a restaurant located right on-site. Each country in the Caribbean has its own unique cuisine, and Grenada is no different. One of the most convenient, and relaxing spots to sample the local fare is right on the water. Sometimes, hotels offer to pack up on-the-go lunches for their guests. Otherwise, you could easily grab some of Grenada's famous street food along the way.

The concession stand at this spot is also an option.

For your convenience, restrooms are available at Paradise Beach. Fortunately, showers are provided, so you don't have to go back to your hotel sandy. The water in the area is clear and good for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Paradise Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the West coast of Carriacou; the area is home to other attractions such as The Carriacou Museum, which is not very far away, so you may choose to walk to this destination, while some will prefer to take a cab.

Historical attractions like Old Sugar Mills Hillsborough offer a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Paradise Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Grenada. Actually, this coast is two and a half miles to the east-northeast of this interesting historical site.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Paradise Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
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

Paradise Beach is close to Hillsborough, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Hillsborough is the closest town to Paradise Beach. It is certainly not a bustling region, but it makes for a nice, quiet day trip for guests who want to see more of the area.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may encounter guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a reasonable selection of places to stay within driving distance. Some of the closest choices are displayed in the table below.

Accommodations near Paradise Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Grand View Hotel -- -- Hotel
Ade's Dream 1.6 mi. ENE Hotel
Hotel Carriacou Laurena 1.6 mi. ENE Hotel
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, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest restaurants is Lambi Queen Restaurant and Bar. The restaurant has Caribbean cuisine. They are also famous for their barbecue and seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's only a short distance away.

The table below lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Paradise Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Lambi Queen Restaurant and Bar (473) 443-8162 Caribbean Very Casual 1.4 mi. S
Patty's Deli (473) 443-6258 American -- 1.5 mi. ENE
SeaWave Sports Bar (473) 443-7317 Caribbean Very Casual 1.5 mi. ENE
Lazy Turtle (473) 443-8322 Caribbean Very Casual 1.5 mi. SSW
Slipway Restaurant (473) 443-6500 Caribbean, International Informal -- --
Ocean Terrace 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 2.7 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Paradise Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also want to visit Tyrrel Bay, which is 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.

While Grenada has many alluring attractions, Paradise Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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