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 middle of the island of Carriacou, Paradise Beach is on the West coast of the island, You might want regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity. Finding the best beach on Grenada is easy if you seek the right balance. You may want one that is within easy reach of hotels, but far enough from the noisy crowds; Paradise Beach is one of the best choices, if you seek this sort of balance.

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.

You could always try the restaurant right on the water, if it suits your taste. There are so many dining experiences on Grenada that visitors can partake in, but eating at the beach can be especially fun. Did you know that some hotels are happy to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Or, it would be easy to grab some hot food from a street vendor or casual cafe along the way.

The concession stand located here is another lunchtime alternative.

This beach has public restrooms——something you'll appreciate if you spend more than a couple of hours here. Showers are provided for visitors, so you don't have to spend the rest of the afternoon covered in sand. The water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the West coast of Carriacou. It is close to Canute Calliste Art Gallery, which is seen a half mile to the south west, and it is one of a number of favorite local destinations.

Historical attractions like Old Sugar Mills Hillsborough provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Paradise Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Grenada, without having to leave the coast. As a matter of fact, you'll find this spot only a walk or a short cab ride from this destination of historical interest.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

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

Paradise Beach is close to Hillsborough, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. The closest town to Paradise Beach is Hillsborough, which is not heavily urbanized, though it will be a nice day out for those hoping to get a taste of the local scene.

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it can attract visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

You'll find a good amount of hotel rooms which can be reached in the car. Some of the closest choices are seen in the following table.

Accommodations near Paradise Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Grand View Hotel -- -- Hotel
Hotel Laurena -- -- Hotel
Ade's Dream 1.6 mi. ENE 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

When you're starving for a midday meal, this beach has you covered, and you don't have to go far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is Off the Hook. This restaurant has Caribbean food. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's just a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are listed in the following table.

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
SeaWave Sports Bar (473) 443-7317 Caribbean Very Casual 1.6 mi. ENE
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

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Carriacou, so if Paradise Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

You might also want to visit Tyrrel Bay, which is located only a short distance 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; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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